K-12 Private Christian School in Northwest Houston, TX

Alumni News


Alumni News - October 2021

Elementary teachers welcomed kindergartener Ollie Gates and his family to Cypress Christian School this fall. Ollie is the son of Jessica Van Rieg Gates (’06) and her husband Rusty Gates. He is also the grandson of alumni parents John and Pam Van Rieg (who are currently both on staff at CCS) and the great grandson of CCS founders Gerald and Edith Van Beek (who are in heaven with our Lord).

Alumni News - May 2021

Makayla Frye (’16) graduated in May 2020 from Baptist Bible College and Cox College of Nursing. Since then she has worked as a nurse in Springfield, MO, and served at High Street Church. This spring, she was approved as a WIN (World Initiative Network) missionary to Kenya and will be working with Real 4 Christ Ministries.

Alumni News - April 2021

Ashley Milstead Wilson (’14) married Colby Wilson on March 6, 2021. Ashley recently graduated from Sam Houston State University with an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is starting a new job at Liberty Hill Child & Family Counseling.

Alumni News - March 2021

Josh Clark (’01) is the owner of Neverland Balloons and Facepainting and says that his business has really been growing. His TikTok account, @BalloonJosh, which provides fun, family-friendly content, has grown to over 1.4 million followers in just five months. He now gets paid to make TikTok videos and is also listed as Balloon Josh on FamousBirthdays.com.

Alumni News - January 2021

Maddie Echols ('17) graduated from Texas A&M University in December 2020 earning a degree in communications, a minor in sociology and an associate degree in foreign language. She says she is forever grateful for everyone who has supported her over the years. "I truly couldn’t have done it without y’all."

Alumni News - June 2020

Congratulations to our alumni college graduates, newlyweds, new parents, future Warrior and thank you to an alumni serviceman – all featured in this issue of the Warrior Alumni Newsletter.

Alumni News - May 14, 2020

Each May, our nation comes together to honor our hardworking nurses and teachers. Last week, CCS joined the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and parents and students across America in the tribute to these hardworking essential workers via our online social media platforms.

Alumni News - April 16, 2020

Warrior graduates are working hard and serving our world during the crisis surrounding COVID-19, and we thank our CCS Prayer Warriors for praying for our alumni as they serve in various capacities. Please watch for more news on “Alumni Warriors at Work” via our social media channels.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alumni Basketball Night

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.