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District Athletes sign Letter of Intent

| June 1, 2016
District Athletes sign Letter of Intent

  More than 40 CFISD student athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the April regular signing period. The following athletes signed to play for their respective colleges or universities: Cypress Creek High School Brayden Bahnsen, baseball – Alvin College; Jeremy Rodriguez, baseball – Angelina College; Michael Villalon, baseball – Alvin College; Katie Lee, women’s […]

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Cypress Woods HS Students Raise $9,000 for American Cancer Society

| May 1, 2016
Cypress Woods HS Students Raise $9,000 for American Cancer Society

Thirty Teams Participate In Annual Charity Kickball Tournament Text and photos by Matthew Ramos, Cypress Woods HS Cypress Woods High School students raised $9,000 for the American Cancer Society through the eighth annual charity kickball tournament on March 5. Thirty teams consisting of 15 students each donated $300 to raise funds for the spring event […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students May 2016

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

    HOPPER MS STUDENTS SWEEP TRASH BASH T-SHIRT ART CONTEST Students from Hopper Middle School swept the top three honors in the 2016 River, Lakes, Bays ‘N Bayous Trash Bash T-shirt Art Contest, founded by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The contest, held for the past three […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students April 2016

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

CY-FAIR, CYPRESS RANCH STUDENTS WIN AWARDS AT TAFE CONFERENCE Students from Cy-Fair and Cypress Ranch High Schools brought home several state awards from the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) Teach Tomorrow Summit, held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the University of Houston. The 2016 summit, with the theme “Find the Treasure in Teaching,” was held […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students March 2016

CYPRESS WOODS GIRLS WIN SECOND CONSECUTIVE REGIONAL SWIM TITLE The Cypress Woods High School girls’ swimming and diving team won its second consecutive regional title Feb. 5-6 in the Region V-6A Championships at the Conroe ISD Natatorium. The Cypress Ranch High School girls finished a close second, while the Cypress Creek High School boys’ also […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students February 2016

CFISD SCHOOLS HELP ONE ANO­THER DURING HOLIDAYS Students throughout CFISD experienced the power of giving and the joy of receiving as schools partnered with one another to make the holiday season brighter for less fortunate families in the community. The “schools helping schools” initiative set the stage for the third consecutive year at Swenke and […]

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Local Art Students Showcased at Via Colori Festival

| January 1, 2016
Local Art Students Showcased at Via Colori Festival

  Taking Their Painting To The Streets In Annual Artfest Cypress Springs and Cypress Lakes high school art students traveled to downtown Houston the weekend of Nov. 21-22 to participate in the Via Colori street painting festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary and sponsored by The Center for Hearing & Speech, the festival continued the legacy […]

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CFISD Students Honor Service Men and Women

| January 1, 2016
CFISD Students Honor Service Men and Women

Schools Hold Numerous Veterans Day Observances Schools throughout CFISD honored retired and active service men and women during Veterans Day celebrations held in November. Veterans throughout the community were invited to attend the celebrations, which included meals, parades, musical performances, skits and speeches designed to honor those who defend the freedoms of the United States. […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students January 2016

| January 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students January 2016

TEEN LEADERSHIP STUDENTS HELP ‘PICK UP THE TAB’ FOR LOCAL FAMILIES CFISD Teen Leadership programs from area middle and high schools participated in a district-wide initiative to collect soda tabs for the Houston area Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC). Partnering with campus groups, as well as local community organizations, students collected more than 500 pounds […]

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Athletes Sign With Colleges During Early Signing Period

| January 1, 2016
Athletes Sign With Colleges During Early Signing Period

CFISD athletes signed the dotted line to continue their endeavors on the collegiate level during the early signing period, which launched on Nov. 11. The following student athletes signed or plan to sign during the early signing period: Cy-Fair High School Baseball – Hunter Edwards, University of Houston; Hayden Wesneski, Sam Houston State University; and […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students Dec 2015

CY SPRINGS STUDENTS DONATE TO CHARITY FOR TRAFFICKING VICTIMS Members of the Girls RULE (Respect – Understanding – Love – Each Other) club at Cypress Springs High School donated toiletry items to the charity Free the Captives, which benefits teenage girls who have been victims of human trafficking. Girls RULE, which was established in 2010 […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students Nov 2015

CY FALLS BAND WINS GRAND CHAMPION AWARD AT ‘BATTLE AT THE BERRY’ Fifteen bands from across the Houston area competed on Oct. 10 at the 1st Annual CFISD Battle at the Berry marching band contest, hosted by the Jersey Village High School Band. Bands competed in four different classifications based on their marching band enrollments, […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students Oct 2015

| October 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students Oct 2015

HIGH SCHOOLS DONATE, DELIVER 9,000 CLASSROOM BOOKS TO WOODARD ES A monthlong book drive effort held last spring at two district high schools resulted in approximately 9,000 books that were donated to CFISD’s brand-new Woodard Elementary School. The campus opened on Aug. 24 with classroom libraries fully stocked with quality reading material. A brainstorming idea […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students Sept 2015

| September 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students Sept 2015

      BASEBALL PLAYERS MAKE THSBCA ALL-STATE, ACADEMIC ALL-STATE TEAMS Five CFISD baseball players have been named to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association (THSBCA) Class 6A All-State and Academic All-State teams. Cypress Ranch High School junior outfielder Tyler Bielamowicz was named to the Second Team All-State Outfield, while Langham Creek High School […]

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Get the Most out of your Senior Year in High School

| September 1, 2015
Get the Most out of your Senior Year in High School

Grades are important Don’t slack off, even in the second semester. Many universities look at second-semester grades and will rescind a scholarship if your GPA sinks dramatically. Your grades this year could be the difference between a scholarship or not. Take as many advanced level courses as possible Hope to be able to “test out” of […]

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Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

| August 1, 2015
Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Several CFISD students athletes signed national letters of intent to their respective colleges or universities in the final month of the 2014-2015 school year. The following graduates will compete athletically on the next level in the following NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA athletics: Cypress Ranch High School – Masen Hibbeler, baseball – Odessa College; Brent Hebert, […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students August 2015

| August 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students August 2015

CYPRESS RANCH KEY CLUB PRESIDENTIAL SERVICE AWARDS Seventy-nine students in the Cypress Ranch High School Key Club have earned Presidential Service Awards for 2014-2015. The Presidential Service Award considers age, the amount of hours and the part of their community they are focused on helping in Key Club – an international organization that has contributed […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students July 2015

| July 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students July 2015

TWO STUDENTS WIN TOUCHDOWN CLUB SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARDS Two CFISD student athletes won spring 2015 Greater Houston High School Scholar Athlete awards for their respective sports at the Touchdown Club of Houston 49th Spring Sports Scholar-Athlete Dinner, presented by the Bank of River Oaks, on May 27 at the JW Marriott. Cypress Woods High School […]

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Journalism Students Claim Awards

| July 1, 2015
Journalism Students Claim Awards

CFISD Students Win Big At ILPC Convention Students from five CFISD high schools won awards at the 88th annual Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC), the state journalism convention held at the University of Texas April 18-19. The Cy-Fair High School student newspaper, The Reporter, headlined the awards ceremony by earning a Silver Star — one […]

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Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day

| June 1, 2015
Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day

More than 60 CFISD athletes signed letters of intent to play collegiate athletics for colleges or universities on National Signing Day. “We are very excited about seeing 60 of our Cypress-Fairbanks ISD student-athletes celebrating their commitment to continue playing the sport that they love on the next level,” said Ray Zepeda, associate director of athletics. […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students June 2015

BASKETBALL PLAYERS MAKE THSCA ACADEMIC ALL-STATE TEAMS Four CFISD student athletes were named to the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) / U.S. Marine Corps 2014-2015 Academic All-State Basketball Team. To be nominated for the Academic All-State team, a student must be: an athlete, student trainer or manager in good standing with the team; of […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students May 2015

THOUSAND GUYS IN TIES PROGRAM EMPOWERS SECONDARY STUDENTS Students at five CFISD schools celebrated unity and empowerment through the Thousand Guys and Gals in Ties or Girls in Pearls conferences. The program invites at least 1,000 young men or women at each campus to wear dress attire for an inspirational and educational opportunity. Cypress Springs’ […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students April 2015

| April 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students April 2015

CYPRESS WOODS GIRLS CLINCH STATE CHAMPIONSHIP The Cypress Woods High School girls’ basketball team clinched its first-ever state championship with a 57-49 win over Dallas Skyline in the Class 6A state final on March 7 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Wildcats completed a 35-1 season with the win over Skyline (31-7), which secured […]

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