On November 11 and 12, Cypress Christian School’s One Act Play students competed in the TAPPS State One Act Play Competition in Kerrville, TX with their performance of "Peter and the Starcatcher " by Rick Elise. Students worked diligently as a team and received State-Runner-Up (second place).
In Ms. Murrill's sixth-grade English Language Arts (ELA) classes, students recently embarked on a captivating journey through literature. As a cumulative project for their summer reading novels, students were given the exciting opportunity to express their understanding through a variety of alternative assessments that allowed them to showcase their creativity, critical thinking and comprehension skills.
Fifth graders had the opportunity to attend a Fifth-Grade Retreat at Carolina Creek Camp. The fifth-grade students who attended were able to spend three days and two nights working on team building, getting to know each other better and growing spiritually.
Students in the Warrior Leadership Academy traveled to London, Normandy and Oxford to experience Student Leadership University 301 last week. The goal of our Student Leadership Program is to give our students a decade head start on their peers across the world by the time they graduate high school.
Original research was conducted this year by five members of the Class of 2023. We are pleased to announce that all students passed the AP Research Academic Paper and Presentation.
CCS Warrior Leadership Academy students traveled to Washington, D.C. for their Student Leadership University 201 experience
Twenty-eight freshmen students began their Student Leadership University journey by attending the SLU 101 conference in San Antonio. This is the first step in a four-year pathway to develop strong, active Christian leaders who will allow God to use them to do exceedingly and abundantly more than they can ask or imagine. (Ephesians 3:20-21)
Fifty-eight eighth-grade students said “Goodbye, Middle School!” with a brunch followed by an awards assembly and celebration on Wednesday, May 24, in the East Gym. Students marked the end of middle school and the beginning of a great new adventure in high school by reminiscing about favorite CCS memories and thanking those who helped along the way.
The last week of school, the seventh-grade Bible classes participated in the Third Annual Seventh-Grade Bible Bowl. The seventh-grade Bible curriculum covers all 66 books of the Bible, and what better way to end the year than to show off all of our Bible knowledge in a facts-based contest between the classes. Each of Mrs. Mynes' and Coach Bretz’s classes held an in-class round to determine who would compete in the final round in front of the whole grade.
On May 31, over half of the 2023-2024 Ambassador Council students attended the leadership workshop led by Admissions Director, Mrs. Ramirez. During the workshop, students played games, were able to fellowship and set expectations for the upcoming school year.
Middle School students represented CCS well in the ACSI District Math Olympics!
To encourage summer reading, first-grade students got to adopt a “pet” for their summer reading buddy. The students learned how they can practice reading to their animals at home, even their stuffed animals!
Students in fifth grade created mini galleries to show all that they had learned this year. Students selected two pieces of which they were most proud. They then created one additional unique piece utilizing mediums of their choice. These mini galleries were displayed during the fifth-grade promotion ceremony on Tuesday.
Last week, the middle school Intro to Theater class presented the play, "This is a Test", for their friends and family. In this comedy, Alan, played by eighth-grader Jack Moore, is in a test-taking nightmare.
Elementary hosted Spring Literacy Night at Barnes and Noble on May 9. This was a great opportunity for families to come together with CCS staff and find great books for summer reading.
The Warrior varsity cheerleaders took second place overall in the TAPPS Division 4 State Championships and received a Superior Honor. The girls competed at the Belton Expo Center in Temple, TX on Monday, December 4, 2023. They entered the Traditional Division which had 10 other teams and the routines were performed twice to determine the winners. On both routines, Cypress Cheer hit a zero deduction in helping bring home the State Runner-Up award! The team faced many challenges and through their hard work and dedication the team prevailed.
The CCS swim team hosted a combined high school and middle school swim meet on Monday, December 4, at the Cy-Fair Natatorium. There were 11 schools represented and 239 total swimmers in the competition. Both divisions of the swim team were competitive and there were several top five finishers.
The 2023-2024 middle school basketball season kicked off the first week of November with the program fielding three teams. The middle school coaching staff is headed by Coach Craig Cleveland who coaches the A Team, followed by Coach Jared Barber who coaches the B Team and rounded out by Coach Chris Laidlaw coaching the C Team.
The MS girls basketball program is in full swing, with all three teams playing competitively and making improvements since the start of our season in November. The middle school coaching staff is led by Lisa Longridge, A Team coach, followed by our B Team coach, Beth Boerboom and made complete with Ken Rose, coach of the C Team.
The middle school football team had an excellent season! It started way back on August 16, in the heat and muggy part of the fall! The kids worked so hard and never quit playing to their best ability. This year, the middle school football team did commitment meetings where each player chooses to make three commitments: to God, their family and the team.
With a dominating performance against Bay Area Friday night, our varsity football team secured their fourth straight District Championship. The 50-7 victory culminated in a district run that saw the Warriors averaging almost 50 points per game while holding opponents to less than three.
The high school cross country team hosted the CCS Relay Hot Races at Houston Northwest Church last Saturday with terrific success! Runners competed in three and four-person teams in each division and came away with the second place team trophy.
The varsity baseball team had much more to celebrate this season along with their state championship title. At the end-of-season party, the following awards were recognized:
Team and individual softball awards
The team's perseverance and a "row the boat" mentality led them to the baseball program's third state title.
CCS Warriors ride emotional roller coaster to State softball title.
Our 2022–2023 high school track & field teams had a great weekend at the TAPPS State Track Meet in Waco. The boys team took sixth place out of 27 schools and the girls team won their THIRD TAPPS 4A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN A ROW!!
Middle school track celebrated the end of its season after the HAPS Championships on Monday, April 3 with Division II and Tuesday, April 4 with Division I. All teams placed in the top five in their respective divisions with numerous individuals and relay teams having tremendous success.
Since 1978, the Warriors have not had a state champion in golf…that streak came to an end this week as our Lady Warriors competed in the TAPPS 4A State Championship in Glen Rose, TX at Squaw Valley Golf Club.
Cypress Christian School’s Grayson Petru advanced to the State Championship this year by winning the TAPPS 4A Regional tournament in San Antonio, TX last week