The Prowler

Gov. Abbott cancels remaining school year; students react

Staff members from the Caney Creek feeder zone in the middle of the rush  staff handing out food.

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

April 17, 2020

Despite hopes school could reopen, Gov. Greg Abbott officially canceled in-person instruction for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. The order was made today at noon during Abbott’s press conference after his team of doctors concluded that bringing back students to school would be unsafe for th...

Conroe ISD distributes food to students amidst COVID-19 scare

Conroe ISD employees waiting for the next car to go through with table full of meals.

Omar Perez, News Editor

March 18, 2020

Conroe ISD sponsored a food drive Tuesday, March 17 to help feed students that depend on their school for their daily meals. After Conroe ISD decided to close down until April 10, the district was left to feed many of the students that are on free or reduced lunch and decided that a food drive was a ...

Coronavirus causes Conroe ISD, other districts to shut down

Coronavirus causes Conroe ISD, other districts to shut down

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

March 16, 2020

After the increase of COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, Conroe ISD will be closed until April 10 to ensure student health and safety.  Conroe ISD superintendent Dr Curtis Null sent out an email Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m. to inform students and families about the decision. CISD is one of 3...

UPDATE: Caney Creek to open Tuesday for students after flooding

A contractor works with his peers to tear out flooded drywall, check electrical wiring and rip up carpet damaged during the floods.

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

September 19, 2019

Caney Creek High School will open back up starting Tuesday after the building flooded as Tropical Storm Imelda passed through Wednesday. Crews are inside the building working to repair flood damage in the 1100, 1200, and 1500 hallways, as well as other areas. "All Conroe Independent School District campuses...

Storm causes cancellation of after school activities, football games

A student walks to their bus after being released five minutes early due to heavy rainfall.

Omar Perez, News Editor

September 18, 2019

All after school activities and late buses were canceled late Wednesday afternoon as rains from Tropical Storm Imelda continued to soak east Montgomery County. As the conditions of the weather from Imelda promotes heavy rains and flash watch for more than seven million people,  according to a CNN r...

Police searching for football field vandal

Tire tracks from an unknown person ruined the Caney Creek High School football field Sunday, Sept. 8 about 2 a.m. Police are still looking for suspects in the case.

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2019

The Caney Creek football field was left in disrepair after someone broke the lock to the gate and began to drive a truck around the field. Due to this incident, the freshman and JV football teams were forced to play at the Buddy Moorhead stadium in Conroe instead.  Conroe ISD police said the incident took pla...

New head coach aims to break Barrier to success

Head Coach Ned Barrier during football practice Wednesday, Sept. 11. He took over for Steve Svendsen at the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

Gracie Lang, Student Life Editor

September 12, 2019

New head coach Ned Barrier moved from Wallis Brazos to CISD to take over as head coach and athletic coordinator.

Shattered Lives: Poor choices limit future opportunities

Senior Katelyn Finley lies across the hood of a vehicle after being thrown through the windshield during a simulated car wreck as part of the Shattered Lives program Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Caney Creek High School.

George Juarez, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

Car accidents are the leading cause of teenage deaths in Montgomery County and the Shattered Lives program wants to make that a relic of the past, according to director Brenda Jaszkowiak. Shattered Lives Montgomery County came to Caney Creek High School and hosted a simulated wreck in the student...

Two students recovering after house burned down

George Juarez, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

Winter break should bring happiness and relaxation. Unfortunately, that was not the case for two Caney Creek High School students. On Jan. 2, freshman Cheyenne Braune, sophomore Savannah Wood, and two of their siblings who attend to Moorhead Junior High School and Creighton Elementary house burned d...

Book Club invites award winning author Zentner

Zentner came in during 4th period class
periods Nov. 9. Book Club members and all english classes were
invited to attend. Zentner came all the way from Nashville,

George Juarez, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2018

Songwriter, guitarist and author Jeff Zentner came to speak to English II, III students and book club members Nov. 9, in the auditorium. Zentner lives in Nashville, TN and he is the author of New York Times Notable Book The Serpent King, as well as Goodbye Days. He’s released five albums and appeared...

CISD PD declares threat ‘not credible’

Parents pulled their children from school after a threat circulated late Thursday night.

George Juarez, Editor-In-Chief

October 26, 2018

After much rumor and students leaving school early, Caney Creek High School sent an email to parents declaring the perceived threats were deemed “not credible.” According to an email from Principal Dr. Jeff Stichler, the Conroe ISD Police department investigated the rumors that went around social ...

Former student Gerke remembered after fatal crash

Former student Gerke remembered after fatal crash

Angie Rodriguez, News Editor

October 22, 2018

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, at least 3,720 people were killed on Texas roadways in 2017. Unfortunately, another number was added to the 2018 statistic. Former student Dustin Gerke died in a car crash that occured on June 9. Reports say he had been going at an unsafe speed...

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