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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
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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 ...

Creekview Mock Trial Team Best in State

Creekview Mock Trial Team Best in State

Emma Hoffman, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

On March 4, the mock trial team emerged as the number one team in Texas. This is the fourth time in the last five years that Creekview is the state champion. To make it to the state level competition, the team first had to compete at the regionals level against other DFW teams. The top 28 teams in th...

In the Ring: Creekview Wrestling

In the Ring: Creekview Wrestling

Inaara Muhammad and Breanna Mitchell
March 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Showcase

The wrestling team took to the ring on February 24 and 25 in Cypress, Texas for the UIL state level wrestling tournament. Seniors Patrick Heidelberg and Caleb Flores placed at state level, marking new achievements in Creekview history. Thirteen mustangs consisting of ten state qualifiers and three a...

Newly Discovered Planets: Possible Life Forms only Light Years Away

Newly Discovered Planets: Possible Life Forms only Light Years Away

Payton Whittaker, Editor in Chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Recent discoveries of four planets revolving around a dwarf star, Trappist-1, roughly 39 light years away is resulting in a sooner start to the investigation of life forms on other planets. In comparison to our solar system, the light emitted off Trappist-1 is 2,000 times smaller than that of our s...

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