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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2017

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

CFISD ATHLETES WIN EIGHT MEDALS AT STATE TRACK MEET The Cypress Springs High School girls’ track and field team placed third overall, and CFISD brought home eight medals at the UIL State Track and Field Meet, held May 12-13 in Austin. The Lady Panthers track team, which placed second in 2014, third in 2015 and […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2017

| June 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students July 2017

CYPRESS SPRINGS TEAM WINS COOKING CHALLENGE ON FOX TV SHOW Team “School Pride,” featuring staff and administrators from Cypress Springs High School, won the cooking challenge on the June 7 episode of Chef Gordon Ramsay’s new food show, The F Word. “School Pride,” consisting of Cypress Springs staff Dr. Cheryl Henry, principal; Andrea Lagard, associate […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students May 2017

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

CYPRESS WOODS GIRLS CLINCH 17-6A GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP The Cypress Woods High School girls’ golf team clinched the team championship with a two-round score of 682 (341-341) at the District 17-6A Golf Tournament, held April 5-6 at Cypress Lakes Golf Club. The Wildcats qualified for the Region III-6A Golf Tournament, set for April 24-25 at Eagle […]

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‘Thousands Guys in Ties’ Expands To Nine Schools in Fifth Year

| April 1, 2017
‘Thousands Guys in Ties’ Expands To Nine Schools in Fifth Year

Students at nine CFISD schools celebrated unity and empowerment through the Thousand Guys and Gals in Ties or Girls in Pearls conferences the week of March 6-10. The program invites at least 1,000 young men or women at each campus to wear dress attire for an inspirational and educational opportunity. The event, which launched at […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students April 2017

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

CYPRESS RIDGE STUDENT WINS KPRC SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP Cypress Ridge High School graduating senior Silvia Navarrete was among the Houston-area high school students selected to receive a KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship, sponsored by Texas Mattress Makers. Throughout the spring, KPRC representatives are traveling to various high schools to surprise students with $2,500 scholarships to a college […]

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TOURNAMENT DI TEAMS WIN AWARDS AT REGIONAL

| April 1, 2017
TOURNAMENT DI TEAMS WIN AWARDS AT REGIONAL

Thirteen CFISD Destination Imagination (DI) teams walked away victorious from the March 4 Gulf Coast Regional Tournament held at Seven Lakes High School in Katy ISD. More than 300 teams competed for the coveted honor of advancing to the Affiliate (State) Tournament, to be held in Lubbock April 7-8. DI promotes team-building for students in […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students March 2017

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

JERSEY VILLAGE STUDENTS ATTEND PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION By Emmilyne Thomas, Jersey Village HS Forty-two students from Jersey Village High School traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the presidential inauguration ceremony for the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, on Jan. 20. Lan Lee, Jersey Village English teacher, organized the trip through EF Explore America, […]

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Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day 2017

| March 1, 2017
Athletes  Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day 2017

Nearly 80 CFISD athletes signed letters of intent to play collegiate athletics for colleges or universities on National Signing Day, Feb. 1. “It is so gratifying to see so many CFISD athletes fulfill a lifelong dream by signing National Letters of Intent today,” said Ray Zepeda, CFISD director of athletics. “We are proud of the […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students February 2017

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

DEAN STUDENTS TAKE TOP SPOTS IN ENGINEERING COMPETITION In their first year competing at the third annual Texas A&M Spark Conference, the students of Dean Middle School rose to the challenge by winning multiple first-place designations in individual and group projects among hundreds of students competing from districts across Texas on Dec. 3. The Spark […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students January 2017

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

CFISD Students, Staff Raise $17,250 For AHA Heart Walk CFISD students and staff raised a record amount of $17,250 for the American Heart Association (AHA) at the Northwest Harris County Heart Walk, held Oct. 29 at Lone Star College—University Park. The non-competitive 5K walk promoted walking as a part of a healthy lifestyle and helped […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2016

WILDCATS RACK UP AWARDS AT TAYLOR COMPUTER SCIENCE INVITATIONAL The Cypress Woods High School computer science team collected multiple awards at the 18th annual Katy Taylor Invitational computer science contest on Oct. 29 at Taylor High School. More than 50 Texas teams competed at the meet, with Cypress Woods winning the following awards: Advanced Division: […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students November 2016

THORNTON FOOTBALL TEAM PROVIDES UNIQUE EXPERIENCE FOR FELLOW STUDENT Sixth-grade student Jeffrey Plumlee is a devoted student and an avid sports fan. Although he must use a wheelchair because he has cerebral palsy, he carries a certain swagger properly seasoned with an attitude of humility. Plumlee was invited to be a member of the Thornton […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2016

CY WOODS VOLLEYBALL TEAM EARNS 10TH STRAIGHT ACADEMIC AWARD The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recognized the Cypress Woods High School volleyball with the 2015-2016 AVCA Team Academic Award on July 25. The award honors teams that have matched their dedication to the sport of volleyball with excellence in the classroom. Cypress Woods has earned […]

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CFISD Student Journalists Win Balfour Workshop Awards

| September 1, 2016
CFISD Student Journalists Win Balfour Workshop Awards

Annual Event At Texas A&M Attracts 1,000 Students And Advisers By Damaris De León, Jersey Village HS The annual Balfour Workshop, held July 22-25 at Texas A&M University, welcomed 1,000 students and advisers from the state of Texas to prepare school publication staffs for the upcoming school year. Nine CFISD schools were represented, including Cypress […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2016

ARAGON MS STUDENT HARNESSES UAV TECHNOLOGY AT RICE DRONE CAMP Aragon Middle School incoming seventh-grade student Ryan Linton was among a select group of 25 students to attend the Rice University Drone Camp, hosted June 6-10 by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership. Linton was chosen from among more than 200 middle school applicants who […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students August 2016

| August 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students August 2016

STUDENTS’ PROJECT WILL HELP ASTRONAUTS SLEEP MORE COMFORTABLY CFISD career and technology education (CTE) students have already created a way for astronauts aboard the International Space Station to eat and meet better. A new student project will ensure that the space explorers will soon sleep better too. Throughout the summer, student interns are working under […]

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CFISD GRADUATES APPOINTED TO SERVICE ACADEMIES

| August 1, 2016
CFISD GRADUATES APPOINTED TO SERVICE ACADEMIES

Seven CFISD graduating seniors have received appointments to attend United States service academies. Cy-Fair High School had three appointments: James Richie and Cira Wolf were appointed to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.; and Madison Falvey was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. “Cy-Fair High School is extremely proud of […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2016

| June 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students June 2016

SPILLANE STUDENTS BRING HOME STATE MATH, SCIENCE AWARDS Spillane Middle School’s math and science teams gave an outstanding performance at the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) State Championship, held April 16 at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Competing in the largest and toughest 6A division with hundreds of students from more […]

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