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The Prowler

The School Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

The Prowler

The School Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

The Prowler

NAHS paints mural at McKenzie’s BBQ

Natalia Molina, Contributing Reporter November 4, 2021

The National Art Honor Society has been working on a mural at McKenzie's Barbeque since the summer as a part of a service project. The owners of McKenzie's Barbeque commissioned the group to create...

CCHS Library starts using Bookflix to encourage reading

CCHS Library starts using “Bookflix” to encourage reading

Lizbeth Paz, Reporter November 4, 2021
BookFlix is the library’s newest way of recommending books to students by giving students a chance to fill out a Google Docs giving information about the book that they are recommending.
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Consumption of energy drinks could lead to health problems in teenagers

Jaden MacKinnon, Web Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2021
 COVID -19 isn’t the only thing that’s been going viral the past couple of years, another phenomenon has risen as well: Energy drinks. According to a report from the National Library of Medicine in 2018, nearly 70 percent of students have drunk an energy drink recently.
Senior Hannah Galloway plays against Porter High School on September 7. “As a senior I was sad for my last season to come to an end. The entire team worked hard till the very last game which ended a great season. However I am excited for our spring season and I cant wait how we do”

Tennis season comes to an end

Alexis Cruz, Contributing Reporter November 4, 2021
The tennis team ended off the season at sixth place with a chance of making the playoffs. “We did pretty well, we competed in every match and had a great attitude every game,” tennis coach Roger May said. 
Mighty Panther band plays at Woodforest Bank Stadium for the 5a UIL marching competition. They were awarded best visual and best colorguard by the judges.

Caney Creek Band rained out after reaching finals

Roberto Garcia, News Editor November 1, 2021
CCHS Band got rained out in their region UIL competition. They managed to advance to finals, but were unable to continue the competition due to bad weather conditions.
German students Alexa Mercado, Kyleigh Clark, Victoria Famer, and Leah Wallace, working on their assignment using the resources provided. When Wallace was asked about why she chose to wear her mask she said I chose to wear my mask because  I do have high risk family members, and I would like to protect them and myself and other people.

Masks at Caney Creek

Anna Bryant, Reporter September 22, 2021

CISD has decided to follow Governor Greg Abbott’s law banning a mask mandate in schools, in lieu of his recent restraining order. “There's only one rule that says we can't mandate masks and there...

Senior Football Player Awarded Courier Player of the Week

Alex Sanchez, Reporter September 17, 2021

Cooper Mullin, a senior and football player in Caney Creek High School was awarded the player of the week by The Courier. His performance in the game versus Pasadena on August 9 in which he forced...

Tropical Storm Nicholas is expected to make landfall early Tuesday morning/late Monday night and turn east toward the Caney Creek area.

Conroe ISD closed Tuesday in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nicholas

Conroe ISD will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 14 due to Tropical Storm Nicholas, according to a district announcement.
Abbott in court to contest restraining order.

Restraining order against Abbott gives schools the right to mandate masks

Roberto Garcia, News Editor August 25, 2021

Texas Supreme Court rules in schools favor to temporarily allow mandate masks again. Due to multiple restraining orders placed on Governor Greg Abbott, his mandate banning the mask mandate from schools...

CISD COVID Safety chart. Shows the different levels of cases and what the district will do in response.

CISD COVID cases high after first week

Roberto Garcia, News Editor August 23, 2021

Conroe ISD reaches level four in the Covid safety alert level after eight days of school. CISD has created a level system depending on how many Covid cases the district gains, the level system will...

Band students practice in the cafeteria without masks before school starts on July 28 due to the construction occurring in the school’s parking lot and with less restrictions with Covid-19. Freshmen Addy Blanks said “We had to wear a face shield while playing, and every time we had to go over rhythms we had to have a facemask.”

Band’s return to normalcy after 2 years of COVID-19 restrictions

Anna Bryant, Reporter July 30, 2021
Over the years new freshman and returning band members have returned to Caney Creek High School early to practice. While the pandemic was in full force many activities were affected. The band's regular summer practice and now summer life is finally returning to normal. 
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Nurse gives patient Covid-19 vaccine.

Students not required to be vaccinated

Jenn Zuniga, Reporter July 30, 2021

Starting up this school year students will not be required to get the COVID vaccine.  “I’m young so I don’t think I need it as much and being younger it could have some side effects,” junior...

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