In the past two weeks, both the Houston Chronicle and Houstonia Magazine have reported Cypress Christian School among the top private schools in Houston.
On Friday, October 4, Fine Arts students from our art, choir, and theatre programs put together a production that glorified God and the talents that he has given our students. The arts at CCS are alive and thriving for Christ.
Zach Thibodeaux was the Artist of the Week Winner for Artsonia for September 29 - October 5.
In New Testament Survey, juniors memorized Matthew 5:1-12 and created posters based on their study of the Beatitudes!
The Tribe of Judah kicked off the year with a Hawaiian-themed luncheon on September 9. This was soon followed up with a field trip on September 24 to Elim Christian School, a school that provides students with learning differences a Christian education.
Chemistry students are wrapping up their study of elements, compounds and mixtures this quarter with a lab activity.
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.
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.
Week six was another great week for middle school football that included a B team win over John Cooper and a dominating performance by the A team over a previously unbeaten Trinity Klein team.
Tryouts begin on Monday, October 14 for winter sports.
Week five of the middle school football season saw the B team have a strong performance against Western Academy while the A team ended up with a bye week.
Friday night was a classic of a football game but the Warriors came up short on the trip to Shiner as the Cardinals secured a 42-35 victory. The game was tied five different times and each team led three times.
The middle school A team faced St. Cecilia on a Saturday morning contest and the Warriors continued to control the top spot in district play with a 30-0 win. The Warriors took the opening kickoff and marched down the field capping off the drive with a 15-yard strike from quarterback JD Potts to Owen Witschonke.
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.