Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

Student Newspaper of Caney Creek High School

Creek Compass

Photo from the schools Instagram, @caneycreekhs.

Student Media Advisor wins secondary teacher of the year

Justin Esteban, Photojournalist Jun 14, 2024

When journalism adviser Stephen Green walked out of the Walter P. Jett Teaching Center, he would leave with more than the 2024 Conroe ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year award. Amidst the applause and overwhelming...

Country West neighborhoods flooded streets.

Severe rain shuts down school

Natalia Molina, Executive Editor May 2, 2024

School is canceled tomorrow May 3, 2024, after heavy rain began flooding the area and is scheduled to make a comeback in surrounding areas. All district campuses including the school, will be closed...

Downloaded image from Avatar: The Last Airbender live action show poster.

Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ gets lost in its elements

Justin Esteban, Photojournalist Mar 25, 2024

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” is Netflix’s live action adaptation of the Nickelodeon animated TV series of the same name. Since its airing on Nickelodeon in the late 2000s, “Avatar: The Last...

AHHH. Senior Mario Leon Portillo runs to celebrate with his team after scoring his 100th goal during a game against College Park on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Leon immediately turned to his team to celebrate not his 100th goal but to have scored the second point in their game leaving them 2-1 against College Park. “Whenever I scored the 100th goal, I didnt even think about it. I didnt even realize it was the 100th one.” Leon said, “Because I was just, so focused on winning the game versus College Park.

From street soccer to varsity star

Rhyan Mar, Reporter Mar 6, 2024

Senior Mario Leon Portillo made school history without even knowing. In an intense match against College Park on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, he scored his 100th career goal. At the time, he felt like that...

Submitted photo by Justin Boleyn.

 History teacher serves as a U.S. Capitol Officer

Rebeca Solis, Reporter Mar 6, 2024

A phone rang in the middle of U.S. History teacher Justin Boleyn’s class. Except this wasn’t a students’ phone, it was Boleyn’s. “Are you paying attention to what is happening?”, his wife’s...

Photo downloaded from UCLA Newsrooms website.

Primary elections near

Robin Lafford, Reporter Mar 3, 2024

Texans 18 and above will have the option to vote in the primary on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. The primary election is coming up for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, and a new wave of voters will...

Pitch clock picture from MLB website.

Pitch clock needs to be implemented in lower level baseball

Logan Day, Boys Sports Editor Feb 28, 2024

The Major League Baseball’s Joint Competition Committee in 2022 voted that a pitch clock be implemented into MLB as of 2023. The pitch clock is a timer set on pitchers and batters, stating that if pitchers...

UNTOUCHABLE. Junior Nadia Sanchez attempts to throw the ball to her team while facing three opponents from College Park on Friday, Sep. 1, 2023. This was water polos first game of the season.

LOOK AHEAD: Winter Guard to hold showcase , Senior v. staff tickets on sale, Water polo tryouts

Rebeca Solis and Margarita Rangel Feb 28, 2024

Winter Guard will be having a showcase this Friday, March 1, 2024. The showcase will be held in the big Gym at 6:30 p.m. Three Moorehead teams will be joining the team for their showcase. Swim and Water...

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...

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