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National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Emma Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

As February comes to an end, it’s important to discuss one of the things it represents. While the month is often associated with love and romance due to Valentine’s Day falling in the middle, the month is also a time to reflect on the possible negative sides of relationships, since February is National Teen...

The ‘Big Reveal’ Finally Uncovered

The ‘Big Reveal’ Finally Uncovered

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  CARROLLTON— On Wednesday, the CFBISD board and staff were invited to celebrate the “big news” at the ESDC that was first announced through a tweet last Monday by CFBISD Superintendent Dr. Bobby Burns.   For almost over a week, students and teachers were eager to learn more about the news a...

On Campus: Battling the Flu

On Campus: Battling the Flu

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

With constant sneezes and coughs through the halls and a continuous flow of absences, this season’s flu outbreak has ultimately spread to our campus.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Institute, this flu season has known to be the most widespread on record a...

The Real Cost of Vaping: Trends in e-cigarette use increases among students; developing a growing concern

The Real Cost of Vaping: Trends in e-cigarette use increases among students; developing a growing concern

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

A sweet, tangy flavored vapor fills the bathroom stalls as a student lifts a small metal device to her lips, takes a deep lung hit and then exhales a large white cloud of smoke, creating a haze around her.   These handheld devices, also known as, e-cigarettes or “vape pens”, have been r...

AP students’ retesting opportunities to a 100

AP students’ retesting opportunities to a 100

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Schools encourage their students to take advanced placement classes in order to increase their chances for success in college; however, some students fail due to its rigorous materials.   According to CFBISD retesting policies, students who fail on a summative assessment must reassess an...

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...

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