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Homecoming parade enhances school spirit

Homecoming parade enhances school spirit

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

From class hallway decorations, mum and garter exchanges, dress up days, to a homecoming game, and of course the annual parade, homecoming week is a time full of school spirit. The homecoming parade took place on Friday. This year’s theme, Spooky Stangs, was prepared and presented by students, pa...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Emma Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

What it is: In 1968, President Lyndon B Johnson began National Hispanic Heritage Week. In 1988, on August 17, President Ronald Reagan enacted a law that expanded the event to 30 days. National Hispanic Heritage is now celebrated in the U.S. from September 15 to October 15. This month long observation ce...

CFBISD SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

CFBISD SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The CFBISD school board meeting was held last Thursday night, uniting the Carrollton-Farmers Branch community and highlighting important aspects in the growth in the district. Parents, students, and teachers were given an opportunity to share their opinions and emotional experiences about their contribu...

Hearing Their Voices

Hearing Their Voices

Breanna Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

On Wednesday May 17, 2017, students performed works of poetry in Creekview’s fourth annual Poetry Slam organized by AP English Literature, Comp Poets, and the Poetry Slam Team. The night was dedicated to Peter Myers, a past english teacher at Creekview who passed away earlier this year. “Mr. Myer...

Mock Trial Wins Fifth In The Nation

Mock Trial Wins Fifth In The Nation

Emma Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

At a nationwide competition that took place in Hartford, Connecticut from May 10-13, the Mock Trial DBA team got 5th place, out of 46 teams (all of whom had won at their state level). This is the highest Creekview has ever ranked at the nationals level (previously it was 17th), and the highest a team f...

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

Emily Storey, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Graduation and finals and prom, oh my! As another school year comes to a close students find themselves busier than ever. The constant slew of studying, struggling and school events make for a pretty intense last few weeks of school. Despite the intensity of AP exams behind us and finals ahead o...

How to Deal with Depression in Others

How to Deal with Depression in Others

Payton Whittaker, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2017


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Depression is a real mood disorder and, according to American Psychiatric Association, those who suffer from it struggle to be happy and lose motivation to do activities they used to find joy in. Imagine waking up and not being able to get out of bed. Literally. It’s not that they don’t want t...

Creekview Dancers Take The Stage

Creekview Dancers Take The Stage

Breanna Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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On Friday, May 5, Moving Ground Dance Company and the rest of the Creekview Dance Department performed their final informal dance concert of the year. The dancers had been choreographing and rehearsing their pieces for months. “So we’ve basically been prepping since December with some of our pieces, then ...

Creekview Awards Annual Crimson Honors

Creekview Awards Annual Crimson Honors

Inaara Muhammad and Breanna Mitchell

May 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday, April 24, a special group of Mustangs and their families gathered in the auditorium for the Crimson Honors Award Ceremony. The night began with Principal Joe LaPuma thanking the administration, teachers and parents, before congratulating the students on being personally nominated by th...

National Honor Society Inducts New Students

National Honor Society Inducts New Students

Inaara Muhammad, Managing Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Last night, the school inducted 85 new members into its National Honor Society. Students were selected through a competitive application process read by a selection committee. The application allowed the committee to measure the students’ standings to the four pillars of NHS: leadership, scholars...

Craziest assassinations

Craziest assassinations

David Hoyt, Page Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Kim Jong Un’s half brother, Kim Jong Nam, was recently assassinated in an airport in Kuala Lumpur. South Korean intelligence is saying that North Korea carried out the attack. What’s interesting about it, is how it was carried out. Two women allegedly rubbed a VX nerve agent on his face, which caused...

Announcing The Annual Talent Show

Announcing The Annual Talent Show

Emma Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, April 28, the junior class will be hosting The Annual Talent Show. Tickets will start selling next week in Ms. Caine’s room, and will also be available at the door for $5.  All proceeds will go towards the class of 2018 prom. In total, 13 acts will perform and compete, varying in forms of ...

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