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Alumni News - April 2, 2020

Warrior graduates are impacting our world during the national crisis surrounding COVID-19, and we ask the CCS Prayer Warriors to keep our alumni in your prayers as they serve in various capacities.

Greek Festival

Sixth-grade students celebrated completing their studies of Ancient Greece with the annual Greek Festival. This year, a student-led committee planned, organized and executed all of the events. 

U.S. History Project

In the second full week of e-learning, Mr. Colchado could not be more thrilled about the work that his eighth-grade students are producing.

NAHS Grid Art

Each National Art Honor Society member completed a 10" cardboard square with their choice of media and style to complete this wall art piece of a “Bob Ross” type CCS Warrior. This NAHS piece was designed from a drawing by artist Brittany Hough, junior class.

Spanish Students Celebrate with Pinatas

In Senor Dubon's Spanish classes, students concluded the unit about "Birthday Celebrations" with a big fiesta day to celebrate student's birthdays the Hispanic way with piñatas.

Elementary ACSI Speech Meet

On Friday, February 28, elementary students competed in the ACSI Area Speech Meet competition in Huntsville. Our students worked hard, encouraged each other and represented their Savior and Cypress Christian School through their public speaking skills.

ACSI Elementary Math Olympics

Fifteen elementary students in grades 3-5 performed in the Area ACSI Math Olympics in The Woodlands on Saturday, February 22.

Senior Retreat

Last weekend, the senior class spent time in beautiful central Texas at the Potts and Petru family ranches.

TAPPS State Academic Team

Last week, the high school academic team had its state qualifier competition on campus. The top three finishers in each category qualified for the state team and will compete at the TAPPS State Academic Meet in Waco on March 31 and April 1

Seventh-Grade Girls Join the 66 Club

This year’s seventh-grade girls all joined the 66 Club in Mrs. Mynes' Bible class. Every girl in the grade was able to say all 66 books of the Bible.

Elementary Science Lab

Elementary science lab students have been exploring electrical energy with open and closed circuits, conductors and insulators, electromagnets and adding a switch to a circuit.

Sixth-Graders Visit Space Center Houston

Sixth-graders spent a beautiful day at Space Center Houston and Johnson Space Center. The students were treated to a guided tour through Starship Gallery, a museum of space artifacts. 

Elementary Spelling Bee

On January 17, CCS elementary students participated in the district ACSI Spelling Bee competition in Huntsville. All 12 students performed very well amongst other schools in our district with three being recognized as top four finalists in their grade level. We are proud of their hard work and dedication to use their talents for the Lord!  

Alumni News - January 2020

This month, the Warrior Alumni Association is pleased to feature graduates who are serving their communities in the areas of athletics, law, law enforcement, medicine, military service, missions, homeless services and consumer services. CCS is very proud of these Warriors, and thankful for how they are serving God’s people and impacting our world. Click here to read more about Steven Dansby and other CCS alumni.

MS Spelling Bee

Nine middle school Warriors traveled to Alpha Omega Christian Academy in Huntsville on Friday, January 17, to represent their grade in the ACSI District Spelling Bee. Grade-level spelling bees were held at CCS in November and three students from each grade advanced to the district meet.

Engineering Tours NASA

The high school engineering class had an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tour NASA last week. The class was given the chance to go behind the scenes and tour the actual grounds and workplace of NASA.

Math Olympics

This fall, elementary students participated in the ACSI District Math Olympics competition. All eighteen students listed below performed very well amongst other schools in our district with 15 out of 18 placing as Area Qualifiers.

Secondary Rodeo Art

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Competition for Private and Parochial Schools was held at the NRG Stadium on Monday, January 13 with 50 schools attending from all over the Houston and surrounding areas.

Spanish Murder Mystery

On Friday, January 10, Spanish III Honors and Spanish IV AP students took part in a two-hour murder-mystery event conducted entirely in Spanish. Each student played the role of a storybook or fairytale character as they tried to solve the mystery of "Who Killed Bo Peep?"

Spanish II Honors

Upon return to school, Spanish III Honors student began an independent reading project. They were able to choose between four short novels

Sixth-Graders Build Earthen Dams

Sixth-grade students recently finished two units in science class about soils, erosion and deposition. As a culmination of the units, the students were challenged to design and build an earthen dam.

Alumni News - November 2019

On Monday, November 11, 2019, CCS was honored to partner with current school families and alumni to recognize the military service of their loved ones. In attendance at the annual Veterans Day Assembly were CCS graduates Robert Geyer ’14 (Marines),  Phil Praesel ’98 (Air Force) and Johnathon Alsobrooks, spouse of Susan Mayes Alsobrooks ’01 (Army). These three veterans along with 15 fellow alumni veterans were recognized in the 2019 Roll of Honor. Read more about this event and other CCS alumni in the November 2019 Alumni Newsletter.

Koedi Nealy’s Graced Ministry Appears on Great Day Houston

Great Day Houston welcomed CCS Junior, Koedi Nealy and 16 CCS students who are Graced Ministry Ambassadors and their parents to a live taping on November 1. Koedi began collecting pennies, which are easily cast aside, to provide everyday essentials for the homeless.

Operation Christmas Child

CCS elementary and middle school students were given the opportunity to touch another child’s life through Operation Christmas Child or “Operation Shoebox.”  This outreach is a national ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, its mission to bring the good news of Christ’s love to a child outside of the United States.

Third-Grade Pumpkin Project

Third-grade students wrote a book report and then decorated a pumpkin to represent a character from the book.

NAHS Leads After-School Art Activity

Last Thursday and Friday, National Art Honor Society (headed by President Gabby Kostecki) led an after-school art activity for elementary students where they made their own “pet rocks.” 

Olympic Gold Medalist Speaks in Chapel

On Wednesday, November 6, Olympic gold medalist, Josh Davis, spoke to sixth through 12th-grade students in chapel. Josh asked the students to think about what story you and God are going to write for your life.

One Act Play Earns Third Place in District

Last week, Cypress Christian Advanced Theatre students competed in the Division I TAPPS One Act Play competition. Students performed their production of These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich and received third place in district, placing them above other talented productions. 

Crocodile Encounter

Fourth-graders took a bus trip to Angleton for their field trip to Crocodile Encounter: Houston’s Largest Reptile Show.

Engineering Students Simulate Company Redesign

The engineering class was tasked to find a package design that would keep a raw egg from cracking after being dropped three stories high to simulate a company's redesign of packaging a specific part that is continuously damaged in shipping.

Fourth-Grade Postcard Challenge

Fourth-grade students have been busy learning about the five regions of the United States and the 50 states and capitals.

Pastor Appreciation Luncheon

Last Thursday, October 17, CCS hosted on campus a Pastor Appreciation Luncheon. Fifty-three pastors from 32 churches, representing approximately 343 CCS students were in attendance.

Fourth-Grade Students Visit Little Beakers

CCS fourth-graders had a great trip to an off-campus lab experience at Little Beakers on October 22. Students donned their lab coats and safety glasses, and briefly reviewed lab rules before starting the hands-on lab session.

CCS Fall Fine Arts Festival

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.

Juniors Study the Beatitudes

In New Testament Survey, juniors memorized Matthew 5:1-12 and created posters based on their study of the Beatitudes!

Warrior Tribe Serves at Elim Christian School

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.

Alumni News - September 2019

Julian Logan (’15) is majoring in industrial and systems engineering at the University of Oklahoma with plans to graduate in May 2020. Over the summer, Julian enjoyed his role as the Associate Logistics Intern in the Athletic Department of Rice University in Houston, TX.

Sixth-Grade Design Thinking

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.

2019 Duke Talent Identification Program Qualifiers

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.

Alumni Basketball Night

On July 23, 2019, CCS alumni enjoyed a night of basketball and fellowship in the East Gym.

Work Begins on 2019-2020 Yearbook

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.

Ambassador Council 2019-2020

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.

AP Studio Art

All 2018-2019 students who took AP Studio Art scored 100% passing grades on their AP Drawing and 2D Design Portfolio exams.

Alumni Newsletter - June 2019

On Tuesday, June 25, CCS graduates were greeted by coaches and staff in the East Gym for a time of basketball and fellowship.

2019 Academic & Fine Arts Awards

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.

Alumni Newsletter - May 2019

Two former '07 classmates gave birth on the same day. Both Keeley Lambert Jones and Kelsey Salmon Moore welcomed little Warriors on May 9, 2019.

2019 Middle School Awards

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.

2019 NJHS Induction Ceremony

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

Pearl Museum Student Art Contest

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!

This is a Test

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. 

2019 Fine Arts Gala

Cypress Christian School was honored to celebrate our students and their achievements throughout the year at our Fine Arts Gala on Monday, April 29.

Sixth-Graders Program Robots

Recently during science class, sixth-graders spent time exploring Ozobots during an exciting new STEM activity.

Alumni Newsletter - April 2019

Samantha Longridge (’16), who was recently engaged to Dawson Odom (a fellow Aggie), is majoring in oceanography and minoring in math at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. As part of her studies, she has participated in research cruises to assess the condition of Galveston Bay, with the first cruise being in response to Hurricane Harvey, and her most recent research cruise taking place two days after the ITC fire in Deer Park, TX.

Senior Economics Budgeting Project

The budget project is intended to increase students' knowledge of the financial responsibility of living on their own and increasing their financial independence.

Living Wax Museum 2019

Friends, family members, students and teachers attended this year’s sixth grade Living Wax Museum honoring heroes of our faith and heroes of our history.

MS Chapel Praise Team

Our Middle School Chapel Praise Team had the honor of leading musical worship for Elementary Chapel and Middle School Chapel last Wednesday, April 3!

2019 Kindergarten Bedtime Stories

Current and incoming CCS kindergarteners enjoyed hearing fun stories from Principal Joy Bezner and kindergarten teachers at our annual Bedtime Stories Night on April 4, 2019.

2019 Elementary ACSI Art Festival

On Friday, April 5, CCS elementary students in grades 3-5 participated in the Annual ACSI Art Festival. Our 16 students collected 10 Superior ribbons, five Excellent ribbons and one Good ribbon. From those, CCS also received two first place, two second place, three third place and three fourth place awards.

2019 ACSI Art Festival

The ACSI Art Festival was held at North Central Church in Spring, Texas on Friday, April 5. CCS artists in grades 6-12 participated and had an excellent showing.

2019 TAPPS State Speech Meet

The TAPPS State Speech and Academic Meet was held at the Convention Center in Waco, Texas on Monday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 2. CCS Students did an excellent job.

2019 TAPPS State Art Meet

The TAPPS State Art Meet was held at the Convention Center in Waco, Texas on Monday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 2. CCS artists did an excellent job, winning nine medals and placing eighth in state out of 22 schools.

2019 ACSI MS District Speech Meet

The ACSI District Middle School Speech Meet took place on March 8, at Rosehill Christian School. Several students, in each grade, participated in events like puppets, readings, monologues, Bible memorization and poetry.

2019 Elementary Tribal Competition

On Friday, March 22, CCS elementary students had their annual Tribal Competition. Students compete in individual and team events and the competition promotes inter-grade camaraderie and develops an awareness of what it is like to be part of a team. 

2019 Warrior Tribes Day of Service

On Friday, March 22, 2019, CCS high school students took part in a full day of school-organized community service. Some of the high school students stayed on campus working with the elementary school for their annual Tribal Wars competition. Other students worked out in the community on specific projects designed for their group.

2019 NHS Induction Ceremony

On Monday, March 26, the CCS National Honor Society inducted 35 new members: three seniors, four juniors and 28 sophomores.

TAPPS Small Ensemble Competition

The high school Choir Department traveled to Houston Baptist University on March 19 for the TAPPS Small Ensemble competition for the South East Texas Region. Students experienced a wonderful day filled with love, laughter and music! During the competition, all students that competed received medals for their Superior performances.

Texas History Fair 2018-2019

On March 7, seventh-grade students concluded their work on Texas History Fair with presentations to parents, classmates and a panel of judges. A reception displaying students’ scrapbooks was well-attended by parents and students.

Artsonia Artist of the Week

Congratulations go to CCS senior, Ashley Deskin, for her winning art, which received 840 votes from website visitors to win Division Grades 10-12 for the Artsonia Artist of the Week award

2019 Elementary Read-o-lution!

Throughout the third quarter, elementary students have been participating in a CCS New Year's Read-o- lution to outread the principal.

Elementary ACSI Area Speech Meet

Elementary students worked hard, encouraged each other and represented their Savior and Cypress Christian School very well through their public speaking skills. Overall, CCS had nine students who received either a Gold or Silver medal and every participant won a superior or excellent placement.

Sixth Grade Celebrates Annual Greek Festival

Sixth-grade students completed their studies of Ancient Greece with the annual Greek Festival on February 21. After learning about the Ancient Olympic Games, students started off the day competing in events such as discuss (with tortillas), shot put (with softballs) and javelin (with pool noodles.)

MS ACSI Area Math Olympics

On Saturday, February 23, twelve members from the Middle School Math Olympics Team competed in the ACSI Area competition in The Woodlands.

CCS Grandparent Visits Fourth-Grade

Fourth-graders welcomed Ms. Mary Banks Lavender, grandmother of fourth-grader, Heather Haesley, for a special presentation in the library.

First Grade VIPs

For the second semester, Mrs. Parker has started a fun, new behavior incentive for her first-grade students

Eighth Grade Visits State Capitol

The eighth-grade class made their way to Austin on Wednesday, February 6 for a trip to the Texas State Capitol. On the field trip, students had the opportunity to tour the Capitol building and visit with Representative Tom Oliverson.

Middle School Math Olympics

In the fall semester, 18 middle-schoolers competed in the District Math Olympics. This month, 14 of those students will compete in the Area competition. 

New Elementary PE Lab

Elementary students in grades K-2 are having a fantastic time participating in a PE Lab this semester. Students rotate through movement stations that engage and develop different parts of the brain to improve academic readiness and behavior skills.

ACSI Elementary Spelling Bee

Nine elementary students from grades 3-5 participated in the ACSI Spelling Bee in Huntsville, TX on January 18.

Secondary Spiritual Emphasis Days

Cypress Christian School offers our students tremendous academic opportunities in the classroom every day. What makes CCS distinct is our intentional daily effort to also teach God’s Word and His biblical truth in our school community, in our classes and in our conversations.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Contest Winners

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Contest was held at the NRG Center for the Private/Parochial School District on Monday, January 14. Cypress Christian School artists created amazing work this year against some incredible artwork from other private schools across the Houston area.

Elementary Rodeo Art Winners

On Monday, January 14, the elementary students of Cypress Christian had the privilege to participate in the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Competition. CCS elementary students won nine blue and five red ribbons. We also had a student who was a finalist in the competition.

Elementary Math Olympics

Elementary students participated in the local District Math Olympics competition. All 18 students listed below performed very well with 13 out of 18 placing to move on to the Area round in The Woodlands on February 23

TAPPS Fall Photography Competition

Photography students recently competed in the TAPPS Fall Photography competition. CCS students did quite well in a field of more than 900 overall entries.

Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny!

Fourth-grade students are busy learning about the American Revolution. To help them better understand some of the causes of the Revolutionary War, students participated in role-playing where they received a role card and became a colonist, tax collector, a member of parliament or the King of England.

Alumni Newsletter - Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of the Alumni Newsletter features more new "Little Warriors" and information on alumni military service, ministry, careers and a wedding. Click here to read more. 

Fall 2018 Science Fair Winners

Another amazing science fair has come and gone with some spectacular displays! On Wednesday, December 19, The CCS eighth-graders competed in the annual Science Fair. These students got the opportunity to communicate the findings of their experiments to scientific professionals at the regional level and each of them did an exceptional job.

Dashing Through the Arts

On Thursday, December 13, students from art, choir and drama celebrated the Christmas season with an evening that showcased God’s wonderful gifts as we went “Dashing Through the Arts.”

AP Capstone Seminar Course

Cypress Christian School has implemented the AP Capstone program to train students in self-directed academic research, to craft persuasive presentations and to effectively construct arguments.

Middle School Drama Presents "Operation Christ Child"

The middle school drama class presented “Operation Christ Child” to their friends and family. The show was Biblical fiction about how the angels helped arrange the birth of Christ. It was a blessing to have the students use their talents to share the true meaning of Christmas!

High School Faculty Visit Creation Museum for Training

Recently, high school science teacher Lori Teague, high school Bible teacher Rachael Lechman and Secondary Curriculum Director Julie Davis attended a three-day professional development conference in Petersburg, Kentucky at the Creation Museum.

ACSI Math Olympics

This quarter, students from grades 3-8 participated in the ACSI Math Olympics. 

Third Grade Pumpkin Projects

Third grade students wrote a book report and then decorated a pumpkin to represent a character from the book. Their pumpkins have been on display all week in the Elementary Library.

Seeing God's Hand in a Microscopic Cell

Last month, seventh-grade life science classes had a great time building edible cells in class. Students reviewed their cells with Ms. McCurdy and were graded based on their creativity, how well they used different foods to represent the cell‘s organelles (the tiny cell parts) and their understanding of each organelle’s function in the cell. 

Operation Christmas Child 2018

Once again CCS elementary and secondary students were given the opportunity to touch another child’s life through Operation Christmas Child by packing 122 boxes.

2018 Fifth Grade American Festival

On Monday, November 5, 2018, CCS welcomed friends and family members to the 2018 American Festival. This event provided the opportunity for each fifth-grade student to perform an originally and independently written dramatic monologue based on the life of a Civil War character chosen by the student.

2018-2019 National Art Honor Society

The CCS National Art Honor Society had their second meeting on Friday, October 26 during lunch in the art room to discuss upcoming projects and events.

Warrior Drumline Competes in TAPPS Competition

The drumline put on their best performances of the year and received the loudest applause from the crowd at Midland Stadium. The final results placed the Warrior Drumline at third in Tier 1.

Drama Students Win Awards for District One Act Play

On Tuesday, October 23, Cypress Christian School drama students competed in the Division I TAPPS One Act Play competition. Performing Booby Trap by Ed Monk, they received 3rd place in district , placing them above other talented productions.

No Complaining!

The seventh-grade girls Bible classes have been studying the book of Numbers and the Israelites grumbling in the desert. In order to honor God with their words and actions, the girls embarked on a "7 Day No Complaining Challenge."

Sixth Grade Science Rocks!

Sixth-grade students had a great time last week in science class! Students were put into teams of four and challenged to design a scientific experiment to determine what type of rock makes the best kitchen flooring. 

National Merit Hispanic Scholar

Each year students of Hispanic background are recognized for their outstanding scores on the PSAT-NMSQT! Congratulations to Sophia Slabic on her accomplishment!

2018 Duke Talent Identification Program Qualifiers

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 is administered in the spring at CCS.

Freshmen All About Me Project

As a means of helping Mrs. Teague to get to know them better, freshman students created miniature versions of themselves illustrating their interests and personalities.

Kindergarten Back-to-School Fellowship

Twenty kindergarten families had a fun afternoon at Cypress Academy of Gymnastics on Saturday, August 4 getting to know one another as they begin a new adventure as CCS Warriors.

Yearbook Staff Wins Award at Camp

CCS won the "Otto Award" for best opening/closing spread design and will display their award in the yearbook room. Yearbook students use all of their academic skills in a real-world context that will benefit them for success in college and beyond.

New High School Service Opportunity

The Cypress Christian School high school administration is pleased to announce an additional student service opportunity that we will be initiating this year in Warrior Tribes, our high school small group discipleship program.

Elementary Robotics Camp Fun!

At the summer Elementary Robotics Camp, budding engineers turned LEGO® bricks, gears and motors into interactive creations while improving problem-solving, collaboration and communication skills

Ambassador Council 2018 Summer Workshop

During their summer workshop last Friday, Ambassador Council members participated in team building, leadership games and exercises designed to develop unity, teamwork and support for one another.

2018 Middle School Awards

Middle School students and teachers gathered on Monday, May 21, for the annual end-of-year academic awards assembly.  Students were honored for accomplishments in academics, leadership and Christian character.

Where We Are Going, We Won't Need Roads

Physics students participated in the second annual CCS Magnetic Levitation Derby. Each student created their own magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) vehicle with magnets connected to the bottom so that it levitated on the magnetic track.

NJHS Loves Serving Others!

The National Junior Honor Society (NHS) has had the opportunity to work on several meaningful service projects during this quarter.

Junior Leadership Day

The junior class participated in the annual rising senior day, focusing on leadership and team building. The goal for the retreat was to set the tone for the junior class as they prepare to be the leaders of the school and to build stronger relationships within the class as they enter into their senior year at CCS. Coach Spenn capped off the day with a leadership session on goals and vision, followed by a visit from Kona Ice.

Code Blue Comes to Life Through Exhibits and Laboratory Work

Seventh-grade students celebrated the completion of their work in Code Blue with a trip to the Houston Health Museum. Here students got a chance to view larger than life models of the heart, ear, colon and skeleton and visit the many interesting exhibits that related to the use and care of the human body.

CODE BLUE….CODE BLUE…7th Grade Science Students to the Rescue!

The seventh-grade science classes have just completed “Code Blue”, a seven-week focus on the study of the human body. Students left with a greater appreciation of those who work in the medical field and most of all how “fearfully and wonderfully we are made!”

State Representative Oliverson Speaks to Texas History Classes

Dr. Tom Oliverson, local anesthesiologist, CCS dad and Representative of the 130th House District of the State of Texas, visited the seventh-grade Texas History classes this past Friday, May 11. He spoke to the students on how the Texas legislature functions and he shared how his Christian faith impacts his role in government.

2018 Senior Send-Off

A special Senior Send-Off chapel was held on Friday, May 4, the last day of classes for 2018 seniors. High school administrators and teachers celebrated a successful and joyful year for the seniors and prayed for students before "sending them off" to the next step in their lives. 

Seventh Graders Serve

Seventh-grade students traveled with their Bible class to a service project at The MET Church. They served the children’s ministry with happy hearts to help prepare for summer activities. They cleaned out closets, made signs and hauled off trash.

Warrior Choir Performs

The CCS Warrior Chorale sang a sacred concert on Sunday, May 6, for the Southwinds Baptist Church. The performance included one of their favorites "Shut de Do," a standard in their repertoire "Festival Gloria" and a new edition to their repertoire for this year, the amazing arrangement of Ken Medema’s "Moses."

Last Week of School for the Class of 2018

The senior class was celebrated this week during their final week of classes. Senior Special Assembly will be held on Friday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m. where we will honor and pray over the Class of 2018 before sending them off to become CCS Alumni.

Kindergarten Research Projects

Kindergarten students just completed a two-week research project on insects. Students learned about the job of an entomologist and used nonfiction books to find important and interesting facts about ladybugs, honeybees, ants and butterflies.

Fun with Physics at Six Flags

Mrs. Keim’s physics students recently got an opportunity to see, first hand, how many of the concepts they have learned in class apply in real life at the annual CCS Physics Day at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Kindergarten Bedtime Stories

Current and incoming CCS kindergarteners enjoyed hearing fun stories from Principal White and kindergarten teachers at the annual CCS Kindergarten Bedtime Story Night on April 19, 2018.

TAPPS State Art Competition 2018

TAPPS state art competition was held at the Waco Convention Center on Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10 for all divisions (1A-6A) in the state of Texas. In the 4A division, 23 schools competed with 488 entries in 19 different categories of art. Our CCS artists did well, receiving seven medals overall. Great job at state, as it was the first time for many of these artists!

MS Drama Performs Musical "Unselfie"

The middle school Performing Arts class presented a musical called Unselfie, about being unselfish in a self-absorbed, social media world.

2018 Secondary ACSI Art Competition

On Friday, April 6, Cypress Christian School artists competed in a regional art competition hosted by Faith Academy in Bellville, Texas. Grades 7-12 had 24 entries among 18 schools that participated in ten or more different categories of art.

Senior Economics Students Learn Budgeting

This week as a part of their budget project in economics, the senior class participated in a field trip to Kroger. The budget project is intended to increase students' knowledge of the financial responsibility of living on their own and increasing their financial independence.

NHS Welcomes New Members

National Honor Society, whose purpose is to recognize high school students who excel in scholarship, leadership, character and service, inducted new members on April 5, 2018.

2018 TAPPS State Speech and Academic Competition

Cypress Christian School was well represented at the recent TAPPS State Speech Meet and Academic Competition. A group of 16 joined three art students in Waco for the Division 4A competition April 9–11,2018.

2018 Elementary ACSI Art Festival

On Friday, April 6, 18 schools came together to participate in the annual ACSI Art Festival, held at Faith Academy in Bellville, Texas. Fifteen Cypress Christian elementary students, whose artwork was chosen, were outstanding representatives of our school.

2018 Warrior Tribes Day of Service

On Friday, March 9, 2018, CCS high school Warrior Tribes took part in a full day of school-organized community service. Some of the high school students stayed on campus working with the elementary school for their annual Tribal Wars competition. Other students worked out in the community on specific projects designed for their group.

Elementary Tribal Competition 2018

On Friday, March 9, 2018, elementary students enjoyed a fun day of field activities with the help of high school students in the Asher, Benjamin, Dan, Joseph, Judah, Simeon and Zebulun Warrior Tribes.

It's Electric!

To demonstrate the fascinating properties of static electricity, physics students used a Van de Graaff generator in class to see firsthand how like charges repel.

2018 Texas History Fair

On March 8th, seventh-grade students concluded their work on the Texas History Fair with presentations to parents, classmates and a panel of judges. A reception displaying students’ scrapbooks was well-attended by parents and students.

2018 Middle School Speech Meet

The ACSI District Middle School Speech Meet took place on March 9, at Rosehill Christian School. Several students, in each grade, participated in events like puppets, readings, monologues, Bible memorization and poetry. Congratulations to all of our participants! We had several Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Delights Audiences

The Cypress Christian School Performing Arts Department treated audiences to the amazing production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers on March 6-8, 2018. This fantastic show had it all with conflict, fun, love and lots of backwoods humor. 

2018 Science Fair Winners

Another amazing science fair has come and gone with some spectacular displays! On Tuesday, March 6, eighth graders competed in the annual Science Fair. Students had the opportunity to communicate the findings of their experiments to scientific professionals at the regional level, and each of them did an exceptional job.

Interesting Discoveries from the 2018 Science Fair

Every year, eighth-grade students choose a science fair topic that they find particularly interesting. Some of the results impact everyday life in the most surprising ways! You will find a few of the discoveries from this year that may shock you.

Living Wax Museum 2018

Friends, family members, students and teachers attended this year’s sixth grade Living Wax Museum honoring heroes of our faith and heroes of our history.
 

2018 Elementary Speech Meet

On Friday, March 2, 2018, 40 CCS elementary students participated in the ACSI Speech Meet at Summit Christian Academy in Huntsville, TX. The ACSI Speech Meet is preceded by classroom and grade level speech competitions which allow all of our elementary students in grades 1-5 the opportunity to practice public speaking skills.

2018 Math Olympics

Cypress Christian elementary and middle school students participated in the ACSI Math Olympics on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Christ Community School in The Woodlands, TX. We are proud of the hard work all of our student participants did to get ready for this timed competition in the areas of math reasoning and math computation. 

Alumna Visits Campus

Elena Ray, CCS class of 2012 is a senior nursing student at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing in Galveston. Elena spent the day shadowing Nurse Brown.

Sixth Grade Has Fun with Chemistry

Sixth grade students are having a great time studying chemistry in science class! They are using the scientific method to approach solving a problem in a systematic way.

Senior Class Visits George H.W. Bush Library

The senior class visited the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Texas A & M University. The students took part in a self-guided tour of the museum, putting into practice their knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of a President of the United States.

Sixth Grade Greek Festival

Sixth grade students completed their studies of Ancient Greece with the annual Greek Festival on February 15. After learning about the Ancient Olympic Games, students started off the day competing in events such as discuss (with frisbees), shotput (with softballs) and javelin (with pool noodles).

NJHS Welcomes New Members

On Friday, February 2, the students of National Junior Honor Society were privileged to welcome fifteen new members for the upcoming year! Qualifying for NJHS is a significant accomplishment; students are only able to apply if they retain a 90 or higher in each core class.

Fishing for Tuna in MS Science Elective

Students in the Middle School Inquiry Based Science elective have been busy studying the various zones of the ocean in preparation for their current Bycatch Project. Students are using the engineering design process to design their nets, build prototypes and test them.

National Art Honor Society Visits Museum of Fine Arts Houston

National Art Honor Society had a field trip to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. The NAHS students took a journey through the ages of history in art from the museum’s permanent collection, which covers world cultures dating from antiquity to the present.

No Taxation Without Representation!

Fourth-grade students have been busy learning about the American Revolution. To help them better understand some of the causes of the Revolutionary War, students participated in an exciting role-play activity. Each student randomly received a Role Card to find out if he or she would be a colonist, a tax collector, a member of Parliament, or the King of England.

Elementary Math Club

Elementary Math Club participants worked in groups to solve problems, explore new strategies and prepare for ACSI Math Olympics.

Operation Christmas Child 2017

Elementary, middle school and high students participated in the "Operation Christmas Child" project through Samaritan’s Purse. The Christmas boxes will be delivered to children in countries all around the world. This is a wonderful way for students to help send the gospel message to a child in another country. Overall, 169 boxes were packed!

Veterans Day 2017

Veterans from all areas of the armed forces were in attendance at the annual assembly held in their honor. Read more, view photos and video of this special occasion.

Fifth Grade American Festival

On November 6, 2017, CCS welcomed friends and family members to the 2017 American Festival. This event provided the opportunity for each fifth-grade student to perform an originally and independently written dramatic monologue based on the life of a Civil War character chosen by the student.

Young Warrior Scientists

Fourth graders had a great time at Little Beakers exploring different concepts in science, and creating fun things with new experiments!

Reading Buddies - Homecoming Style!

Elementary and high school students enjoyed reading together while sporting their "HOME on the Range" attire, in celebration of homecoming week.

Cypress Christian Opens Campus Life Center and Gym May 2017

Executive Director Stephen Novotny said, “We are thankful to open the doors of this wonderful new facility; and are thrilled for what this will mean for generations of students to come. We thank God for the generosity of so many who have provided this new facility to help us continue to fulfill our mission of honoring the Lord Jesus Christ by providing students an education based upon academic excellence and biblical values.”

First Chapel Services in new Campus Life Center and Gym May 2017

On Wed, May 10, grades K-8 held chapel services in the new Campus Life Center and Gym for the very first time. Second grade students led worship for their chapel with their "STOMP" presentation and alumnus Evan Weppler ('07) spoke to students about the "Signs of our Creator."

Elementary Tribal Competition 2017

On Friday, April 21, 2017, elementary students enjoyed a fun day of field activities including the annual tug-of-war with the help of high school students in the Ephraim, Levi, Issachar, Manasseh and Reuben Warrior Tribes.

Alumni Newsletter - April 2017

Lindsay Ehrhardt (class of '05) will perform with the A.D. Players in their upcoming production of the classic comedy "You Can't Take It With You." The show runs every Thursday through Sunday in May. Lindsay plays the role of Alice in her first production with A.D. Players. She is thrilled to be working with this well-respected company and in the new A.D. Players theater in the Galleria area.

Kindergarten Bedtime Stories 2017

Current and incoming CCS kindergarteners enjoyed hearing fun stories from Principal White and kindergarten teachers at this annual event.

Elementary ACSI Art Festival 2017

CCS submitted 15 pieces of artwork in the competition from students in grades 3-5. Congratulations to student artists for their hard work and for representing CCS well at the festival.

Alumni News - March 2017

Alumni are invited to tour the new gym on May 4. This month's alumni spotlight is CCS alumni missionary Nick Hanson and his wife Stephanie.

Elementary Area Math Olympics 2017

Fourteen students in grades 3-5 participated in the area math competition with each student placing. Students qualified for this event by scoring in the top range in the entire six-state region. Congratulations students!

Alumni Newsletter - February 2017

Read more about Lina Parodi ('16) who is attending Texas A&M University-Corpus and fellow CCS graduates who are highlighted in this month's newsletter.

Alumni Newsletter - January 2017

Alumnus Zach Stocks ('01) and his family toured the CCS campus while in Houston. Click here to read more about Zach and his fellow alumni in this month's alumni newsletter.