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Cross Country is Harder than You Think

Cross Country is Harder than You Think

Spencer Olson, Staff Member

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports

In my eyes, running is a type of meditation.  Those early morning runs as the chilly air hits your skin really seem to keep my mind in a relaxed state. For individuals who love to run, cross country is the best way to express that feeling of achievement, it is a sport that many people underestimate....

Lady Mustangs close win against the Lady Trojans

Lady Mustangs close win against the Lady Trojans

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Lady Mustangs played district oponent Newman-Smith High School on Friday, Sept. 22.  

CFBISD hosts annual College Night

CFBISD hosts annual College Night

Kaitlyn Dube and Jannat Malik

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Each year, CFBISD hosts a college night in September to help students select the right college they want to attend. This year, around 110 universities, junior colleges, and military branches showed up to Creekview High School from all around the nation to give students a scoop of how their school wor...

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...

Wranglers and Wranglerettes

Wranglers and Wranglerettes

Cassie Gilpin, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Wranglers have been part of a well loved tradition at Creekview for many years. They’ve evolved and changed throughout the years, but have always been able to maintain the Creekview spirit from the beginning. Kurtis Kelley, senior and captain of the Wranglers this year, discussed about the pro...

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 ...

Early Graduation By The Numbers: An Inside Scoop From The Graduates

Early Graduation By The Numbers: An Inside Scoop From The Graduates

Emily Storey, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Making it to graduation day is no easy feat; between credits, clubs and outside commitments, graduating on time can be a challenge. However, some Mustangs take this challenge and one up it by graduating a semester, or even a year, early. The first step is to accept the challenge. “I just have th...

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