Sixth-grade students had fun one morning last week when they practiced "Design Thinking". Design Thinking is a STEM activity that allows students the opportunity to make an abstract idea more concrete.
The Principles of Engineering class started off the year with some daily strategic activities where they were given a time limit to contemplate different possible designs.
This week, Mrs. Gonzales used two activities to teach fourth-grade students about metacognition, thinking about their thoughts as they read.
Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) recognizes outstanding performance in at least one specified area on standardized tests such as the Terra Nova, which was administered in the spring at CCS.
All elementary grade levels began a new drumming program this week that incorporates music, movement and memory.
This summer, rising junior Sydney Wax was invited to participate in the inaugural TAPPS Honors Choir in Waco.
Work began this week on the 2019-2020 edition of The Impact yearbook. Ana Sofía Navarro, Audrey Mills, Tatum Moore, Emma Hicks, Katherine Echols, Claire Achterkirch, Cayden Tate and Bethany Hotchkiss met with Advisor Kelly Galbreath for a summer workshop planning session.
The Ambassador Council has met twice this summer to set expectations for the 2019-2020 school year. The workshops were full of fun, games and food while focusing on what it means to be a servant-leader.
All 2018-2019 students who took AP Studio Art scored 100% passing grades on their AP Drawing and 2D Design Portfolio exams.
During the final week of school, the high school administration of Cypress Christian School hosted an academic and fine arts award night and a senior breakfast.
Middle School students and teachers gathered on Monday, May 20, for the annual end-of-year academic awards assembly. Students were honored for accomplishments in academics, leadership and Christian character.
On Thursday, May 16, the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) had the privilege to welcome 15 new members to its ranks. New members are chosen based on meeting certain academic standards and are individuals who demonstrate leadership, service and strong character attributes
The Pearl Museum of Fine Arts Student Art Contest was held this year at the Forum at Cypress Creek Christian Community Center with a reception that followed at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts. CCS had 20 art students who were finalists in this juried exhibition and one student receive the distinguished Jurors’ Selections Award for the Middle School Division. Congratulations to all our art students on a job well done!
The National Art Honor Society elected their officers for the coming year during their last official meeting of this school year and five NAHS members are featured in national newsletter.
On May 9, the middle school drama class performed a comedy called This is a Test, by Stephen Gregg, for their friends and family. The play takes a light-hearted look at the pressures of school, tests and general teen angst.
The Houston Chronicle published an article on August 12, 2019, naming Cypress Christian School #11 in Houston for athletes for all high schools, public and private.
Elliott Jones is already committed to Auburn University as he looks to defend his TAPPS state titles from the last two seasons. This summer, he qualified for the Olympic Trials.
Both middle school football teams entered the third week of the season with two wins and no losses; however, only one finished the week with a 3-0 record.
Senior running back and kicker, Jackson Landrum, was selected to the Touchdown Club of Houston private school preseason team and was honored at a recent banquet.
The Warriors got into the win column, as they posted an impressive victory Friday night, defeating the Northland Christian Cougars 47–13.
Cross Country athletes have been hard at work and are running over 30 miles per week.
Friday night, the Warriors showed great improvement over their performance in the season opener the week before. Despite that improvement, the team suffered a hard-fought loss to Houston Christian, 10-7.
The middle school football teams are off to a great start! Both teams started the season with victories in each of the first two weeks of play.
It was a tough night in the season opener for the Warriors who could simply not get anything going against Austin Regents.
The football team went on its annual retreat to start the season this past weekend.
On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the Cypress Christian School Athletics Department hosted an awards night in the East Gym.
The high school track & field team celebrated the season on Monday night and awards were presented.
High school track & field had an incredible season with the boys team winning three invitational meets and placing second in the district meet. The girls team won one invitational meet and placed second in four meets and then went second in the district meet, third in the South Regional meet, and fifth place in the State 5A meet. The Lady Warriors were the highest scoring team from our district in the regional and state meets and only one point away from being recognized as the top four in TAPPS 5A State.
The Cypress Christian Warriors varsity baseball team finished district play in April and they won six of their last eight games to secure a second place finish in TAPPS Division II, District 6.
The CCS high school track & field team had a great day at the Regional Track & Field Meet on Thursday, April 25, in Bastrop, Texas. There were 27 athletes who competed that day. The girls team ended up bringing home the third-place team plaque, just 4.5 points shy of regional runner-up.