The evening included inducting 13 new members into the Thespian Society, honoring drama students for their outstanding performances and commitment to the department, announcing the thespian officers for next year, speeches from the graduating senior thespians, and a cake reception.
The high school choir and drumline had the opportunity to perform their contest pieces and receive feedback from a panel of three judges, which included college music educators. For their performance, both the choir and the drumline received a gold rating, which is the highest ranking available at this competition. And for the second time in three years, the choir was awarded an invitation to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Twenty of the best middle school and high school art works from CCS secondary students were entered in the annual Pearl Fincher Museum competition with three artists being honored. Read more and view artwork via this article.
Along with being blessed with gorgeous weather, CCS was blessed with success at this year’s meet. Of the ten speech event entries, eight advanced to semi-finals, and four advanced to finals. Congratulations to this year's award winners.
Congratulations to Chris McKnight who won a first place gold medal in the Black and White Seek and Sketch competition and to fellow CCS artists who also placed at the state meet. Read more about artists and to view artwork from the meet.
Choir members are enjoying their busy spring schedule of performances and competition. Recently, several soloists and an 11-person ensemble participated in competition at HBU. The ensemble and junior Julia Williams earned superior ratings, and several soloists earned excellent ratings. Also, choir members recently performed for residents at Avalon Memory Care. Read more about competition and upcoming events....
The CCS Fine Arts Department presented four magical performances of the classic “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Audiences were delighted watching these lovable Peanuts characters come to life through our talented fine arts students both on stage and backstage.
Senior Davis Carver is excited to play the character of Charlie Brown in the Fine Arts production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Senior Rachel Salazar is looking forward to playing Snoopy in this weekend’s production. Tickets are still available for all performances scheduled for March 3-5.
Senior Greyson Landrum (at left) will portray the beloved Schroeder in the upcoming musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Senior Sydney Crofton (at right) will play the hilarious Lucy Van Pelt in the production scheduled for March 3-5. Tickets going fast. Secure your seats today!
Julia, along with 112 students from across the state, performed for approx. 2,500 friends, family members and music teachers in San Antonio, TX. The concert was conducted by Dr. Snow from Michigan State University.
Senior Hannah Hurst (at left) is the stage manager for the CCS Fine Arts musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Claire Courreges (at right) is the assistant stage manager. They are both looking forward to the performances set for March 3-5.
Brandon Clarke (at left) will play Franklin, a member of the Peanuts ensemble, in the upcoming fine arts production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” to be held March 3-5. Spencer Sager (at right) will play Pigpen in the musical.
Senior Caitlyn McCreary (at left) will make her debut appearance as Lydia and senior Shelby Zerwas (at right) is looking forward to appearing as Marcie in the Fine Arts performance of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" set for March 3-5.
The winners’ artwork including a first-place piece, nine second-place pieces and two third-place pieces, along with western art created by secondary art students, will be on display in Building A during the month of February.
Congratulations to Julia Williams who will represent CCS at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention for a second consecutive year. Congratulations to Maddi Kendall, Caitlyn McCreary, and Rachel Salazar who also had the honor of competing for this elite choir.
Congratulations to our three blue ribbons winners for excellent artwork: Cloe Lehman (5th), Zak Wright (3rd-not shown - artwork in the middle) and Autumn Elkins (3rd). Congratulations to our red ribbon winners too. Read more and view artwork...
The production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” garnered high school drama students fourth place and several individual awards as well as praise from fellow contest participants. The drama team was honored to represent Cypress Christian School and tell this most important story.