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Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

ALANI AND I. Freshman Samantha Fullen sits down while she works on a crochet top on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. Fullen has been working on top for herself, which is a matching piece with her crochet bunny, Alani.

Freshman’s crochet bunny wins Artist of the Month

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor Mar 25, 2024

Yarn was scattered across the room, while freshman Samantha Fullen eagerly looped her crochet hook over and over again. It was the middle of the night and her confused sister woke up to Fullen in the middle...

BEAUTY. Junior Addison Blanks poses with her clarinet for a photo on Nov. 11, 2023. Blanks dedicated her time and hard work to progress in her instruments in applying to the event. “When I walked on stage and saw the amount of people and how amazing the stage was, I was overwhelmed with joy, and in the late moment it hit me that I had made it to one of the most well known concert halls in the world.” Blanks said.

Junior performs at Carnegie Hall

Rebeca Solis, Reporter Mar 19, 2024

Junior Addison Blanks is a member of the Mighty Panther Band and plays the clarinet, ever since she joined the band program in the fifth grade Blanks has practiced everyday and has also taken private lessons...

CHIMES. Senior Jordan Jahn plays the wind chimes during the Jazz band and Percussion concert on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2024. In preparation for the concert, Jahn would practice before school started, along with her percussion friends. “During the concert, I think we were all relaxed and just having fun,” Jahn said. “I mean, there was no real pressure, so we were all relaxed. I feel like we played really well. Ive learned that having an amazing group of people behind you helps you feel more confident in what youre about to perform.”

CLUB ROUNDUP: Theater advances to next round; choir receives superior ratings at competition

Jenni Zuniga and Margarita Rangel Mar 4, 2024

BAND The mighty panther jazz band performed their concert in the gym on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024. BIOTECHNOLOGY Biotechnology had two groups compete on Saturday Feb.24, 2024 at Lonestar College. ...

LISTENING EARS. Senior Sarai Martinez- Galindo and the rest of the NTHS officers practice their speeches before the ceremony begins on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024. Martinez is the president of NTHS, practicing the speeches helped show support for her fellow officers.

NTHS inductions new members

Margarita Rangel, Web Editor-in-Cheif Mar 4, 2024

LITTLE ONES. Junior Niria Gaona sits down with a kindergartner to help out with arts and crafts on Dec. 2, 2023. Kids from the kindergarten got to spend time with the starlettes the day after its Winter Wonderland performance. “It was a really nice and amazing experience for me as a starlette because they get to learn new things,” Gaona said. “ I get to be a role model to them and sometimes they look up to us.”

Kids dance at Starlettes’ Small Stars Clinic

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor Feb 14, 2024

The Starlettes held one of its biggest annual Small Stars Dance Clinic where more than 40 kids attended. The clinic was for kids in pre-k to sixth grade from 9:00 a.m to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2,...

FUEGO. Junior Esperanza Villanueva and Sophomore Jacqueline Arteaga dance as pairs to their routine during the slumber pep rally on Friday, Jan. 3, 2024. It was the first time the Pantera en Fuego dance team performed at a pep rally. “I felt nervous and anxious about it at first but then I started to notice that people were happy so I felt awesome,” Villanueva said, “I would definitely do it again if I could.”

Panteras En Fuego becomes new addition to dance program

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor Feb 2, 2024

The Panteras En Fuego dance team is a new addition to the dance program this year. Special topics is the dance class that offers a range of Latin dance styles from bachata to folklorico. “I feel like...

SELF-MADE ARTIST. Senior Emily Rich shares her journey to becoming a self taught tattoo artist on Monday, Oct. 16. She had developed her passion for tattoo work through seeing the work of others and the wish to push her artistic skills to a grander scale. “This is the piece I am most proud of, ” Rich said . “It helps to trace out the tattoo idea before I make it.”

Senior dreams of becoming tattoo artist

Leslie Benitez, Student Life Editor (Non-Local) Feb 1, 2024

When senior Emily Rich walked into Evelynn Johnson’s house late March, she left with more than just a friend; she took away a newfound love of art and a mark forever reminding her of that day. Johnson...

Prowler Robotics advances to second meet

Ashley Hernandez and Margarita Rangel Dec 13, 2023

The Prowler robotics team participated in the FIRST Tech Challenge Langley League meet on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 at Claughton Middle School. This said competition was the beginning of four meets that...

Juniors Jena Morris and Julio Mejia  work together in Culinary class to make a grilled cheese on Sept. 15, 2022. Students from Culinary always get to try on hands cooking to better help them learn the art of cooking.

Culinary Arts to Host Family Fun Event

Margarita Rangel, Web Editor-in-Chief Dec 8, 2023

Culinary Arts will be hosting a workshop to teach families how to make tamales on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 from 12-2 p.m. in Room 1301. All materials and supplies will be given, the work shop will be...

ACCUSATION. Senior Evan Underwood accuses senior Hayden Olsen of being the murderer during the performance of “Clue” on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023.  Mr. Green (Olsen) defended himself with his alibi when Wadsworth (Underwood) accused Mr. Green of having killed Mr. Boddy, due to him being the owner of the murder weapon.

Theater Presents ‘Wild Strawberries’

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor Dec 7, 2023

The theater program will have its play "Wild Strawberries", on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 and Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023 in the auditorium. This Thursday, the play will be presented in fifth period during...

Theater to present board-game comedy Clue

Theater to present board-game comedy ‘Clue’

Jacquelyn Palacios, Contributing Reporter Oct 4, 2023

The Caney Creek High School theater department will be presenting its first play of the school year, “Clue”, on Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6 in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and...

Junior Stefanie Martinez performs during a dress rehearsal of Sweet Surrender, the One-Act Play selection March 3, 2022.

Theater to host UIL One-Act Play auditions

Jaiden Cumpian, Contributing Reporter Dec 13, 2022

Auditions for the UIL One Act Play will be Tuesday, Dec. 13, after school in Room 5508. The play is a 40-minute selection that travels to contest and competes against other schools in the UIL district....

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