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Welcome to Cypress Creek High School

cougarCypress Creek High School is the premier high school in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD in Houston, Texas. Please visit the About CCHS page to learn more.
Address:
9815 Grant Road
Houston, TX 77070
281-897-4200 Phone
281-897-4193 Main Fax
281-897-4154 Registrar's Fax

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News and Updates From The Campus

Advanced Placement Students

Reminder: Advanced Placement students,

If you are taking an AP exam, remember your pre-administration session in LGI 2 on Wednesday or Thursday this week. Check your confirmation page or e-mail to verify your exact time.

 

Upcoming Election Information

Click here to learn about voting dates, times and locations

 

Class of 2014 Information

If you haven't ordered your cap and gown, see Mr. Alcorn or go to www.balfourgrad.com IMMEDIATELY! The deadline has already passed!

May 17th Prom @ the Berry Center; 8-12 pm
SNAP @ ITZ after prom - 6 am. To see details click here

June 7th Graduation @ the Berry Center; 3:30 pm
Senior should arrive no later than 2:30 pm

June 5th 8:00 - 10:15 (you must bring your ID to receive tickets, cap and gown, etc.)

  • Senior breakfast
  • Seating Assignments & Tickets
  • Graduation Rehearsal
  • Distribution of Caps & Gowns

 

Congratulations to our Academic UIL Team

This past weekend, Cypress Creek competed against the other 9 CFISD schools at the District 17-5A UIL Academic Meet at Cy-Lakes. At the meet, Creek won:

1st Place Overall Speech Team
2nd Place Accounting Team
2nd Place Current Issues & Events Team


All individuals who place in the Top 3 in each event will advance to the Regional Meet held on May 2-3, 2014.

  • District Champion, Rosalind Williamson, Editorial Writing
  • District Champion, Sam Howard, Informative Speaking
  • District Champion, Caro Achar, Persuasive Speaking
  • District Champion, Avneet Randhawa, Prose Interpretation
  • District Champion, Shaikh Islam, Biology
  • 2nd Place, Current Issues & Events, Caro Achar
  • 2nd Place, Jennifer Ren, Literary Criticism
  • 2nd Place, Christian Kimbell, Persuasive Speaking
  • 2nd Place, Christian Kimbell, Prose Interpretation
  • 3rd Place, Nicole Tranchita, Informative Speaking
  • 3rd Place, Connor Seymour, Spelling & Vocabulary
  • 4th Place, Phoebe Billings, Accounting
  • 4th Place, Rosalind Williamson, News Writing
  • 5th Place, Doan Ha, Number Sense
  • 5th Place, Rosalind Williamson, Ready Writing

Congrats to all of our Regional Qualifiers and a great showing by all of our teams.

 

Future Business Leaders win big at State Competition

Several CFISD students qualified for the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference after placing in the FBLA state conference, held March 13-15 in Corpus Christi. More than 1,600 students from the state attended the event hosted by the FBLA, a national career and technical student organization whose mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

To see the full article, click here

The following Cy Creek students qualified for the FBLA National Leadership Conference, set for June 29-July 2 in Nashville, Tenn.

Second Place

  • Nicole Tranchita, Impromptu;

Third Place

  • Baylee Teague, Desktop Publishing;
  • Andrea Tranchita and Cesar Medina, Marketing.

Additionally, the following state finalists won awards despite not qualifying for the national conference:

Fourth Place

  • Austin Heath and Jessica Kluhn, Global Business

Fifth Place

  • Jessica Kluhn and Nicole Tranchita, Local Business Report;

Who’s Who Award - Nicole Tranchita

FBLA Leadership Award - Hanna Le

Advanced Placement Test Registration

Students and Parents,

If you, or your student, are in an Advanced Placement course, it is time to register to take your AP exam. You can register online by clicking here. The deadline for regular registration is March 7th. Between March 8 and 27th, registration will be accepted for an additional $10.00 per exam.

If you have questions, please e-mail Terrie Shell. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to earn college credit. Sign up today!

Final Exam Schedule

Final Exams are just around the corner. To see the schedule, click here. Please note that Friday, June 6th will be an inclement weather make up day.

 

Chamber Choir earns a 1st Division Superior Trophy

American Classics Madrigal Competition
Cypress Creek Chamber Choir
San Antonio 2014

The Cypress Creek Chamber Choir earns a 1st Division Superior Trophy for the 15th Consecutive Year!

Congratulations to the Cypress Creek Chamber Choir for earning a 1st Division Superior trophy from all of the college judges on Saturday in San Antonio at the American Classics Madrigal Competition. The Cypress Creek Chamber choir competed with a rigorous and challenging performance and represented our school with pride. The most competitive chamber choirs from across the state of Texas competed for honors on Saturday.

Chamber Choir members are: Sarah Granier, Maddie Dixon, Rose Campbell, Aysia Scott, Daniela Ramirez, Julia Fox, Nathan Ponder, Jeremy Wong, Britt Bell, Alex Palm, Matt Ramsdal, Trevor Hicks, Casey Huron, Geruine Lim, Keelin Ross, Hanna Freeman, Vy Tran, Monica Guriak-Lester, Jennifer Zheng, Colin Cummings, Will Dixon, Nicole Larsen, and Josh Clarke.

Thank you for an outstanding performance.

 

Cy Creek Journalism students recognized by TAJE

Cypress Creek Publication students received 27 awards from the Texas Association of Journalism Educators for their newspaper and yearbook content. All awards help students earn points to join the All-State Journalism Team.

  • Hala Khan
  • Kristin Russell
  • Colin Morris
  • Rebekah Kish
  • Caline Forward
  • Jenna Moreland
  • Tyler Hooks
  • Dairyn Salguero
  • Holly Hearn
  • Skylar Campbell
  • Greg Robinson
  • Akilah Smith
  • Gennesis Gonzalez
  • Dairyn Salguero
  • Amelia Tidwell
  • Lillie Havens

 

Cell phone policy during testing

In order to maintain an optimum testing environment for students, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has determined that cell phone use will not be permitted during any state assessment. Cell phones must be turned off and not be visible; therefore, students are not allowed to place or receive a cell phone call or text message during a test administration.

 

 

Graffiti wins top honors

Graffiti, Cypress Creek High School's literary magazine, has earned a rank of Superior - Nominated for Highest Award in the 2013 NCTE Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines. Leslie Laird (faculty advisor) and Jonathan Graves (editor-in-chief and graduate) are thrilled, and proud of the amazing art and writing included in the magazine.

Boys & Girls State Program

ATTENTION Juniors and Parents: Boys' and Girls' State programs offer a week-long opportunity for juniors to study city, country, and state government, and actually participate in these forms of government by establishing their own mythical city and country.

One boy and one girl will be selected to represent Cy-Creek HS. 2014 Boys State will be held at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, from June 8-13. 2014 Girls State will be held at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas, from June 15-21. Juniors were given information regarding the Boys' and Girls' State Programs in their US History classes last week.

Please find the flyers, an application, and the recommendation form, attached below. Hard copies will also be available in the Health Science academy office.

The deadline to submit documentation is Friday, February, 14th, 2014.

 

Student ID Badge Expectations

Students are required to wear ID badges while on campus. To learn more about the expectations, please click here.

 

AP Exam Registration Now Open!

To Register for Advanced Placement Exams, please click here

 

Speech Tournament Results - Stoney Point and Cedar Ridge

This last weekend, the Cypress Creek Speech & Debate team competed against 25 schools at the Stony Point/Cedar Ridge Swing Tournament in Round Rock, Texas.

At the meet, Creek won:

  • 4th Place Overall Sweepstakes, Stony Point Tournament
  • 3rd Place Overall Sweepstakes, Cedar Ridge Tournament

To see individual results, click here

SNAP Fundraisers

Two ways to support S.N.A.P. 2014:

Any purchases made on amazon.com from CyCreek Cougar link will benefit S.N.A.P. 2014. Amazon will donate a percentage of purchases made on this link. Please use our link for any shopping you wish to do.

 

Or

Flock a Friend this Christmas! Surprise a friend with a Flock of Flamingos on their front yard! To learn more, click here

Changes in Graduation Plans

Watch the videos to learn about these important changes:

Students create ornament to be featured at State Capitol

Sophomores Sarah Garner and Lauren Hernandez, students in Lori O’Donnell’s art class, created a holiday ornament that has been chosen to represent Texas District 126 and Rep. Patricia Harless on the 2013 Lone Star Celebration Christmas Tree at the State Capitol.

To read more, Click Here.

Speech and Debate Team News

Congratulations to Carunya Achar!Carunya has been named as a National Forensic League All American for the 2012-2013 academic year. Way to go!

The speech and debate program at Cypress Creek H.S. has earned recognition by the National Forensic League. The Creek chapter has ranked among the top 5% of schools nationwide and earned membership in the League's prestigious 200 Club! Congratulations to Scott Baker, and the Cypress Creek students for an outstanding speech and debate program!

 

Congratulations Cougar Band - Sweepstakes Award at UIL

The Cy Creek Cougar Band participated in the Regional UIL competition at the Berry Center last weekend, along with 21 other bands. Congratulations on the high honor of a Sweepstakes Award!

Congratulations National Merit Scholarship Participants

Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding achievement in the National Merit Scholarship Competition.

National Hispanic Recognition:

  • Leah Miranda
  • Connor Sauer
  • Blade Labrada
  • Vanessa Lopez
  • Forest Brown
  • Adolfo Munoz

National Achievement Scholarship:

  • Daquan Asmore
  • Brice Phillips

National Merit Commended:

  • Carunya Achar
  • Christopher Blank
  • Michelle Faries
  • John Henthorn
  • Benjamin Humble
  • Kenny Le
  • Leah Miranda
  • Chance Morris
  • Taher Naeem
  • Thai Nguyen
  • Helena Oliver
  • Mark Richardson
  • Kirsten Thomas
  • Lewis Walden
  • Benjamin Zimmerman
2013 Region Orchestra Finalists

Congratulations 2013 Region Orchestra Finalists:

  • Alex Brogan - Viola
  • Megan Chan - Bass

These students competed with many orchestra students from 15 UIL Region 27 schools in Cy-Fair and Spring Branch. The regional orchestra represents the best of all strings musicians from the regions high schools.

Congratulations to our 7 National Merit Semi-Finalists!

Congratulation to Cypress Creek High School's Seven National Merit Semi-Finalists! We are proud of you!

  • Zeba Bemat
  • Forest Brown
  • Grant A. Cook
  • Cameron S. Frederick
  • Samuel T. Howard
  • Kenneth M. Scott
  • Benjamin C. Siegert

 

Yearbook Ordering Information
Cy Creek Yearbook Named "Gold Medalist Yearbook"

Congratulations to Cy Creek Journalism 2013 Yearbook Named as a "Gold Medalist Yearbook" Highest Medal Received! Way to Go!

Journalism Students named to the All State Journalism Staff

Congratulations and thank you for representing Cy Creek with pride!
Three Cypress Creek students were named to the All-State Journalism Staff! Skylar Campbell, Samantha Casas and Colin Morris were three of 37 students named to the 2012-13 All-State Journalism Staff. To qualify for the staff, students must have earned 50 points by participating and winning different journalism contests throughout the year. Students can earn points by participating in UIL invitational contests, UIL district, regional and state contests, as well as ILPC and similar type journalism contests. They are the only students from the Cy-Fair school district receiving this honor

 

UCTV students selects 5 Cy Creek students for on-air talent

Congratulations to Cy Creek's UCTV program! Annual auditions for Channel 16 on-air talent were held last week, and UCTV won five of the twenty highly-coveted spots! Channel 16 news airs on Comcast's Channel 16 into over one million homes. Congratulations to District News Team Anchors Paige Parker, Scott Holder, and Alisa Trejo, News Flash/District Reporter Samantha Casas, and alternate Miguel Sandoval! Miss Bulloch is very proud of you, and you will represent your fellow Cougars well. Way to go, UCTV!

Technology Teacher Earns Cisco Accolade

Cypress Creek High School technology teacher Tom Halbert has been selected by the Cisco Networking Academy as an Advanced Level Instructor.

To read more, click here

Late Buses Are Back!

Late Buses will run Monday - Wednesday at 4:30pm. To learn how to get your late bus ticket, click here

Speech & Debate Team Win Big in National Tournament

Over the summer, the Cypress Creek Speech & Debate competed at the National Forensic League National Tournament in Birmingham, Al. At the meet, Caro Achar placed 6th in the entire country in United States Extemporaneous Speaking. With over 200 students initially entered in the event, this is quite an outstanding show of excellence from this young woman.

Christian Kimbell advanced to the top 60 in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking. In addition, Christian Kimbell is the current Texas NFL point leader. He is currently 2nd in the entire country.

Congratulations to these two amazing students who showcase the best Creek has to offer!

Below is a picture of Caro Achar on the national stage, immediately after the finals round, being introduced to an audience of over 500, not to mention the 1,000 or more who watched on-line live.


Cathy Trocquet wins distinquished teacher award

Congratulations to our own Cathy Trocquet who received the Texas Health Occupations Association (THOA) Health Science Distinguished Teacher Award for 2013. The Board will recognize Ms. Trocquet for her accomplishment at their September 9 meeting at the Instructional Support Center on Jones Road at 6 pm. Please join us in congratulating her on this distinguished award!

Read the full article here

AP Scores

To learn more about accessing your AP scores online check out the counselors page

Cypress Creek recognized in Newsweek rankings

Cypress Creek High School ranks among the top 2,000 U.S. high schools in the country, according to Newsweek and The Daily Beast’s annual list of America’s Best High Schools. To read more, click here.

UCTV students take second in Lone Star Film Festival

Congratulations to Cy Creek's UCTV students Alex Rodriguez (class of '13), Marlee Kargou (class of '14), and Lorena Gonzalez (class of '13)! Their stop-motion video, "Radman," placed second in the "Romance" category at the 2013 Lone Star College Quack Attack Film Festival. "Radman" tells the bittersweet tale of a love-struck toy, unable to win the lady of his dreams. This festival was open to anyone in the community, not only to high school students. UCTV teacher Jana Bulloch is extremely proud of the dedication of these three students. "This was one of the most outstanding pieces that they have ever produced, and the long hours put in to this project really show."

Congratulations to our Spotlight Teacher of the Year

Leslie Laird

 

Congratulations to Leslie Laird, our Cypress Creek High School 2013 Spotlight Teacher of the Year. To learn more about Mrs. Laird, click here