Elementary Achievements and Honors

We are thankful for God's direction and wisdom imparted to the Administration, faculty, staff, parents and students of Cypress Christian School to accomplish much to honor the Lord and further His Kingdom.

Achievements/Honors 2009-2010

Art Winners
Congratulations to 2009-2010 Rodeo Art winners:
  • Blue Ribbons:  Third Grade - Britney Bailey, Olivia Delaune and Fourth Grade - Zach Cannon, Joshua Holl
  • Red Ribbons:  Fifth Grade - Hannah Hurst, Matthew Kooiman
  • White Ribbons:  Fourth Grade - Maddy Carr and Fifth Grade - Shelby Zerwas
Congratulations to ACSI Art Festival winners:
  • Kindergarten:  Michelle Luong-Superior, Micheal Slabic-Superior and a Gold Medal, Coleman Mabry-Excellent
  • 1st Grade:  Chris Rivera-Excellent, Indya Shrout-Jordan-Superior and a Gold Medal, Marie Xideris-Superior and a Bronze Medal
  • 2nd Grade:  Emma Hicks-Excellent, Landon Russell-Superior, Gabby Kostecki-Excellent, Cole Greenburg-Superior/4th place
  • 3rd Grade:  Lauren Storey-Excellent, Amanda Boyd-Excellent, Emma Muehlenbrock-Good, Sophia Slabic-Good, Ashley Whitsell-Superior and a Gold Medal
  • 4th Grade:  Madison Kostak-Excellent, Lauren Beach-Good, Tessa Bodukoglu-Superior and a Silver Medal, Rebecca Cook-Superior and a Silver Medal, Samantha Galbreath-Excellent
  • 5th Grade:  Ashley Ponicsan-Superior/5th place, Shelby Wiley-Good, Greyson Landrum-Excellent, Madeline Echols-Excellent, Patrick Ordeneaux-Good, Abby Baldwin-Superior/4th place
Fifth Grade Choir Receives Superior Rating

The CCS Fifth Grade Choir earned a superior rating at the ACSI Choir Festival!  Mr. Mason reported that the choir had great day singing (and a great time at Chick-fil-A afterwards!)

To God be the Glory for the talents and skills that he has given each of these students, their Choir Director Mr. Mason, their Accompanist Mrs. Meyers, and their Principal Mrs. Stumbaugh.

Young Poets

First grade teacher Michele Van Pelt announced her 2009-2010 published poets:  Cassandra Bosworth, Meredith Gerold, Walker Girard, Peter Hurst, Jonathan Lewis, Koedi Nealy, Joshua Storey, Samantha Strange, Ruthie Wallach, Andrew Wedemeyer and Abby Young.  These students entered a poetry and essay contest.  Their work will be published in Creative Communication, A Celebration of Poets.

Lone Star Scholars

Fifth grader, Jadon Gaudin, represented CCS in the Lone Star Scholars program which honors the best and brightest 3rd-8th graders in the State of Texas.

Accelerated Reader

Elementary students are earning high test scores in the Accelerated Reader program.

Spelling Bee

Students competed in the 2009-2010 ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) District Spelling Bee in Huntsville, Texas. Fifth grader, Michael Pogson, placed first overall - beating out all third through eighth grade students participating in the event. His victory enabled him to advance to the Regional Spelling Bee Competition held in Dallas, Texas.

Congratulations to Michael and other CCS students who placed at the district competition: Britney Bailey, Avery Barbisch, Ben Holman, Tori Ibarra, Wesley Hill, Layne Jackson, Kolton Link, Catherine Perry, Anna Priesmeyer, Lauren Storey, Allison Strange, Wesley Wilson, and Christina Wyer.

Speech Meet

Elementary students excel each year at the annual ACSI Speech Meet.

2010 Math Olympics

Each year, students in grades 3-5 compete and win honors in the ACSI District Math Olympics. Students perform in two different areas in mathematics: Reasoning and Computation.  Qualifying rounds for the ACSI District Math Olympics were held in the fall. Thanks to Math Olympic sponsor and CCS teacher, Mrs. Karen McGrath!


Alex Bosworth (3rd), Rebecca Cook (4th), Jimmy Sage (4th), EmmaLee Schochler (4th), Josh Powell (5th)

Excellent / Area Qualifiers

Brent Ciftja (5th), Rachel Fossen (3rd), Allison Strange (3rd), Corben Wiley (3rd), Avery Gwyn (4th), Josh Holl (4th),
Ashley Newell (4th)

Superior / Area Qualifiers
  • Third Grade Computation: Olivia Delaune – 5th place; Emma Muehlenbrock – 5th place
  • Fifth Grade Computation: Abby Baldwin – Ribbon
  • Fifth Grade Reasoning: Hannah Hurst – 1st place; Greyson Landrum – 4th place
Area Winners
The area qualifiers competed on February 26, 2010 in Humble at the ACSI Math Olympics. Congratulations to all these students!
  • Third Grade Reasoning: Rachel Fossen – 1st place
  • Fifth Grade Reasoning: Hannah Hurst – 2nd place; Greyson Landrum – 5th place