The Student News Site of Chisholm Trail High School

The Cinco Peso Press

The Student News Site of Chisholm Trail High School

The Cinco Peso Press

The Student News Site of Chisholm Trail High School

The Cinco Peso Press

As they prepare for their winter choir concert, the Ranger chorale students run through their songs on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Photo by Nikki Basaldu, 12

Choir students ready, prepare for December concert

Rose Sanches, Reporter November 3, 2022

After the success of their fall concert, the choir students prepare for their winter concert set for Monday, Dec. 12 in the JPAC at 6:30 p.m. “We spend almost our entire class period getting ready,"...

As he heads to his fifth period classroom, Spanish teacher Johnathan Hicks moves his cart down the 300 hallway during the passing period since he does not have a classroom to himself. Photo by Daylin Mitchell-Cochran, 12

Teachers, students discuss how shortage affect classrooms, learning

Brea Hill and Julia Sipe November 2, 2022

Schools have been struggling to find and hire teachers due to the teacher shortage happening across America, and that struggle is felt on campus as well.  “It's hard to fill teaching positions,”...

As she works on her computer, nurse Shelley Ashton makes notes for her records on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Photo by Nikki Basaldu, 12

Students take precautions as flu season arrives early

Nemo Brown and Darion Reed November 2, 2022

Students and staff are helping to limit the spread of the flu in schools and increase student health during the flu season. “When the flu season ramps up, we are likely to see more absences and faculty...

Students, faculty explain concerns, explanation behind dress code

Students, faculty explain concerns, explanation behind dress code

Scarlett Smith and Caycee Smith November 1, 2022

While students complain the dress code policy is unfair following recent changes, administrators and faculty share the importance of professionalism in a work and academic environment.  “We take the...

EMSISD publishes PSA to highlight drug awareness during red ribbon week

Jesse Hernandez, Reporter October 31, 2022

Because of the ongoing opioid epidemic, Chisholm Trail High School has released a PSA about a Drug Awareness night on Wednesday, Nov. 9, to spread awareness on the deadly and addictive nature of opioids. “It’s...

Counseling department emphasizes service to students

Xydel Brooke, Reporter October 31, 2022

When therapy or counseling for students outside of school is inaccessible due to cost or long drives, counselors on campus want students know they have options available to them. "There can definitely...

Counselors to host overdose precaution seminar to discuss dangers of drug use

Mina Martinez, Reporter October 31, 2022

Because student overdoses are on the rise in the United States, the counseling department will host a parent night at the HCTC on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 6-7 p.m. to discuss with parents and students the...

As the Pink Out pep rally goes on, teachers monitor the student sections to ensure student behaviors are managed on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Photo by Adrianna Garza, 12

Admin, students urge others to clean up, demonstrate responsible conduct

Briyanna Martinez, Reporter October 31, 2022

As fall sports seasons are coming to a close, administrators are working to continue to monitor student conduct and behavior at games, om campus and during pep rallies. “To keep everything under control...

Teachers, admin share thoughts on rise in media banning

Teachers, admin share thoughts on rise in media banning

Garrett Waterworth, Reporter October 31, 2022

As more books continue to get banned in different school districts in Texas, the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD school board has yet to pull any books out of the library. With scrutiny on the rise in the...

SPOOKY FUN At Chills at Chisholm, Nevaeh Kinsey, 12, and Cole Allison, 12, laugh with the theatre troop on Saturday, Oct. 22. “I thought it was really cool,” Neveah said. “I’d never been before.” Photo by Daylin Mitchell-Cochran, 12

Chisholm brings Chills to the heart of school rangers

Arlyn Vargas, Reporter October 31, 2022

The annual Chills at Chisholm event brought school spirit to students and teachers through Halloween-themed activities, which took place Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. in the parking lot. “I’m a firm believer...

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