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Around Cy-Fair – December 2017

| December 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair – December 2017

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY HEART WALK Thanks to community support from local companies and school districts, the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association’s (AHA | ASA) Northwest Harris County Healthy for Good Heart Walk gave the community a feeling of wholeness. More than 3,000 walkers turned out for the annual, family-friendly 5K […]

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Athletes Sign with Colleges During Early Signing Period 2017

| December 1, 2017
Athletes Sign with Colleges During Early Signing Period 2017

Cypress Creek High School Gymnastics: Josh Williams, Naval Academy   Cy-Fair High School Baseball: Jacob Farrell, Northwestern State University; Peyton Lewis, Texas State University; Casen White, Stephen F. Austin University; Blake Wilson, Western Texas College; Tripp Sealy, Bossier Parish Community College Softball: Anna Pisaro, Blinn College; Mackenzie Crews, Blinn College Swimming: Bronwyn Tuff, University of […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2017

| December 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2017

WALKER ES STAFF MEMBERS RECOGNIZED AFTER COMING TO COLLEAGUE’S AID With much of her Walker Elementary School staff in the library waiting a morning training session, an announcement over the campus intercom called for Principal Kim Dameron to rush over. She quickly walked over, only to be caught off guard when teachers and staff members […]

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Around Cy-Fair, November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  November 2017

ANNUAL CFISD HEALTH EXPO DRAWS 2,000 TO BERRY CENTER More than 2,000 guests visited the fourth annual CFISD Health Expo, benefitting the Health Organi­zation of Physical Educators (H.O.P.E.), on Oct. 14 at the Berry Center. Organized by the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce and CFISD, the Health Expo was underwritten by Memorial Hermann Cypress and sponsored […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students November 2017

CY WOODS IMPACTS STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN “MUMS FOR LIFE” PROGRAM A special Cypress Woods High School homecoming tradition continued as dozens of Wildcats delivered mums and garters to students with special needs as part of “Mums for LIFE” on Sept. 28. The program was launched in 2014 by Cypress Woods graduate Cami Beardmore, […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2017

| October 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2017

CYPRESS RANCH WRESTLER ENDS SUMMER WITH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Nia Miranda, a sophomore at Cypress Ranch High School, claimed a national title during the summer, winning the U.S. Marine Corps Cadet and Women’s Junior National Championship’s 144-pound weight division in July in Fargo, South Dakota. A state qualifier as a freshman, Miranda beat McKenzie Cook of […]

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Around Cy-Fair, September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  September 2017

HUMANITARIAN PEANUT BUTTER CANNING PROJECT AND CYPRESS WOODLANDS-JUNIOR FORUM Ten members of The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum (CWJF) recently volunteered with the Humanitarian Peanut Butter Canning Project at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints cannery, which has a 10-year history of providing peanut butter to the Houston Food Bank. The peanuts are grown on […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2017

FOUR CFISD FOOTBALL PLAYERS HONORED BY TOUCHDOWN CLUB A quartet of CFISD football senior standouts were honored as part of the Touchdown Club of Houston 2017 UIL High School Preseason Football Team on Aug. 16 at the organization’s Touchdowner of the Year Dinner at the JW Marriott. Cy-Fair running back Trenton Kennedy, Cypress Ranch offensive […]

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Around Cy-Fair, August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  August 2017

“PEARL IN THE FAST LANE” RAISES $56,000 FOR MUSEUM “Pearl in the Fast Lane,” held at Hemi Hideout in Brookshire, was a supercharged evening of fun and excitement. The June 17 event raised $56,000 for the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts and featured beautifully restored muscle cars, vintage neon signs, dancing to the music […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students August 2017

CY RIDGE STUDENTS CONTINUE PROJECT FOR INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION Cypress Ridge High School fashion design summer interns are entering into the last few months of working on a NASA HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) sleeping bag liner project for the International Space Station (ISS). The students were tasked with fabricating […]

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Around Cy-Fair, July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  July 2017

WEWEN HOSTS SUCCESSFUL INAUGURAL EMPOWERING BUSINESS CONFERENCE With the goal of taking education to the next level and raising funds for local scholarships, the Women Empowering Women Express Network (WEWEN) of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) presented the Empowering Business Conference at Lone Star College-University Park in May. The event featured an economic outlook […]

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Around Cy-Fair, June 2017

| June 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  June 2017

NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES RECEIVES 2,400 POUNDS OF NEW MERCHANDISE FROM BURLINGTON STORES Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) received 2,400 pounds of brand new merchandise from Burlington Stores through its partner, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers. The donation of six pallets of new mixed merchandise from Burlington Stores included clothes for men, women and children, as well as home décor, […]

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Around Cy-Fair, May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  May 2017

RUNNING FOR HEARTS 5K FAMILY FUN RUN AND WALK BENEFITS SHIELD BEARER Hundreds of runners and walkers participated in the 2nd Annual Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefiting Shield Bearer at Northside Christian Church on March 25. This event, co-chaired by Precinct 4 Harris County Commissioner R. Jack Cagle and Shield […]

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Around Cy-Fair, April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  April 2017

FOURTH ANNUAL SUPERINTENDENT’S FUN RUN RAISES $67,000 More than 5,500 community members gathered at the Berry Center and Towne Lake on Feb. 18 for the fourth annual Superintendent’s Fun Run, a fundraiser that is expected to generate more than $67,000 for the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF). With the theme “Superheroes for Kids,” the fun run […]

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Around Cy-Fair, March 2017

| March 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  March 2017

CY-FAIR HIGH SCHOOL COMMEMORATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY Seventy-five years to the day that the building first opened to students in 1942, Cy-Fair High School welcomed former students and staff members back for a 75th anniversary celebration on Jan. 22. Visitors browsed a “Cy-Fair Through the Decades” display and living museum in the cafeteria, which featured performances […]

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Around Cy-Fair, January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  January 2017

Cy-Fair Graduate Registers Elite Bowling Achievement Cy-Fair High School alumnus Sean Osbourn made Texas bowling history in November, becoming the first bowler from the Lone Star State to roll three consecutive 300 games. Osbourn, a 2011 Cy-Fair graduate, became the 30th player in recorded history to achieve the 900 set during a USBC-sanctioned league game […]

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Around Cy-Fair, December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  December 2016

19TH ANNUAL SALUTE TO THE STARS GALA The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation held its 19th Annual Salute to the Stars Gala in honor of Cypress Fairbanks ISD’s 2015-2016 Spotlight Teachers on Thursday, Oct. 13 at The Berry Center. The evening included performances by the Cypress Creek High School Drumline and the CFISD District Chamber Choir. Butch […]

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Around Cy-Fair, November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  November 2016

TWO-STORY TREEHOUSE TREASURE IN BRIDGELAND Animal Planet Network introduced the public to Treehouse Masters, but now Houston has a treehouse of its very own. The new, massive two-story treehouse created by local architect Richard P. Cate has been one of the main attractions at Bridgeland’s 10-year birthday bash celebration during October. Created from renewable pine […]

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Around Cy-Fair, October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  October 2016

GUESTS GET UNCORKED AT NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES WINE PARTY Despite torrential rains hammering the Northwest West Houston area, supporters of Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) enjoyed an evening of “sips and bites” at the second annual Uncorking Wine Party event benefitting NAM programs. The evening took place Aug. 18 at Citation Oil & Gas and was […]

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Around Cy-Fair, August 2016

| August 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  August 2016

Ninja Warrior hosts Matt Iseman (left) and Akbar Gbajabiamila prior to the Oklahoma City regional. CFISD TEACHER IN AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR REGIONAL COMPETITION Kahla Middle School PE teacher and track and field coach Drexel Long achieved a goal nearly three years in the making when she was selected to compete in one of the American […]

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Around Cy-Fair, June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  June 2016

BF ADAM GOLF CLASSIC EXPECTED TO RAISE $145,000 FOR CFEF The CFISD community raised approximately $145,000 for student scholarships through the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF) 28th annual BF Adam Golf Classic, held May 12 at BlackHorse Golf Club. The annual event, named after longtime CFISD school board member and elementary school namesake Bernard Fred (BF) […]

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Around Cy-Fair, May 2016

| May 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  May 2016

LOCAL DELPHIAN CHAPTERS EXPLORE MEMORIAL PARK CONSERVANCY MASTER PLAN Members of two Northwest chapters of the Houston Assembly of Delphians were introduced to the recent Master Plan for Memorial Park on March 23. Conservation director Nicholas Butler provided a comprehensive and congenial history of the park, introducing the group to its largely unknown usage for […]

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