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Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

ROOKIE. Senior Bryan Pagett poses in front of New Caney Fire Station 151 with his uniform on Sunday, Oct. 22. Padgett is a volunteer firefighter two days a week, either after school or on weekends. “It’s been a fun experience so far,” Padgett said. “I can’t wait to graduate so I can go to the fire academy.”

Senior becomes rookie firefighter

Kimberly Cruz, Web Editor-in-Chief Feb 6, 2024

Looking out from behind his grandma's house, Senior Bryan Padgett watched as firefighters put out a wildfire someone had started. While observing the firefighters in action, Padgett was inspired to start...

THIS MOMENT. Freshman Delaney Miller prepares to start her showing on Dec. 2, 2023 at New Braunfels. Miller received a buckle for her swine showing.

Ag barn to be built for FFA

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor Feb 6, 2024

Proposition C of the district’s bond election passed with a 58.75% vote on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2023. This proposition includes the North County/District Livestock Facility which will serve as the CTE Agriculture...

An aerial photo of the soccer/football field.

UIL District 13-6A unchanged for 2024-2026

Rhyan Mar and Ashley Hernandez Feb 5, 2024

UIL released its realignment last week for the 2024-2026 seasons. For Caney Creek, nothing changes --- all nine schools that were in District 13-6A remain in the district for volleyball, basketball and...

A FALL BACK. Senior Margarita Rangel poses for a picture of her with CISD sport photography inter-ship equipment on Feb. 1, 2024. Rangel found an outlet through photography helping her grow a passion toward the art. In attempt to grow as a photographer she pursued an internship given to students in CISD.

Senior intern finds freedom through photography

Leon Armendariz and Lizette Fierros Feb 2, 2024

Sitting at her computer, at the time, junior Margarita Rangel decided to scroll through her emails as a solution to her boredom. Other than spam messages and school emails, she found herself wondering...

The promotional movie poster for The Iron Claw.

‘The Iron Claw’ delivers a ringside experience of the Von Erichs

Justin Esteban, Photographer Feb 2, 2024

“The Iron Claw” is a biopic that tells the tragic story of the Texas-based wrestling family, the Von Erichs, and, more accurately, the curse that followed between the early ‘80s and ‘90s. The...

An aerial photo of Caney Creek High School.

9th grade campus on distant horizon after 2023 bond passes

Dell Fentress, State & Local Editor Feb 2, 2024

The Conroe ISD bond proposition A passed, changes are coming over the next few years. Perhaps the most radical change for Caney Creek High School is gaining a freshman campus,  separating sophomores,...


WORLD CLASS.Senior Tyler Groen Smiles for the camera on Wednesday Oct.16. Groen competed at an international level during the summer placing first in the country and moving on to japan to compete against international level. “I really liked Japan,” Groen said. “It was a good experience, everyone at the competition was really good. Im not gonna lie, I didnt understand anything they were telling me,I had to translate everything with my phone.”

Senior takes on the fencing world stage

Rhyan Mar, Student Life Editor Feb 2, 2024

The room's bright beaming lights cast an intense glow on the adrenaline-pumped Tyler Groen as he set foot in the presence of the opponent he's going to bout. Coaches and future combatants watched among...

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...

CARPE DIEM. Senior Cristian Mazariegos takes his attention stand from JROTC to pose during a magazine photoshoot on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Over the summer Mazariegos attended a Naval Academy seminar that gave him the chance to grow his passion for the navy. Summer seminar is a chance to know what life is like at campus where they did physical training, workouts, and attended academic sessions according to their majors. “Hey if I’m good for the Academy, imagine what else I’m good enough for?” Mazariegos said. “It made me realize that you really just got to take the risk, take the opportunity and seize the day.”

Senior becomes leader through NJROTC

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor Jan 31, 2024

Sitting at his desk in Stephen Murphy’s U.S. history class, junior Cristian Mazariegos was surrounded by the silence filling the room. While everyone else worked, he sneakily pulled out his phone to...

School to start on 2 hour delay

School to start on 2 hour delay

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor Jan 24, 2024

School will start on a two hour delay at 9:10 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024. Buses will pick up students at scheduled times just two hours later than normal and dismissal times will remain the...

Junior Jumpstart soon

Robin Lafford, Reporter Jan 22, 2024

Junior Jumpstart will be held at the Jett Center on Feb. 27, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. This event is an opportunity for students to learn about many college related topics. The school will offer transportation,...

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