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Arts News


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.” 

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. 

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.

Elementary Music is Drumtastic!

All elementary grade levels began a new drumming program this week that incorporates music, movement and memory.

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.

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.

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!

National Art Honor Society Officers for 2019-2020

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 

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.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Contest Winners - Elementary

On January 8, Cypress Christian School Elementary students participated in the 2017-2018 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Competition for Private and Christian Schools. Forty-five schools were represented this year. Ten students earned awards.

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.