The Cinco Peso Press

Junior Natasha Netter

A New Home

Despite pandemic German exchange student enjoys life here
Lourdes Duran, Reporter February 5, 2021

Junior Natasha Netter is an exchange student from Germany. She has been here since the beginning of school, and so far, she says she is loving her experience at Chisholm Trail and is considering coming...

Sophomore Paul Herrera on his skateboard.

Life of a Teen Skater

Gabriel Cordero, Reporter February 4, 2021

There was one place where everyone got along. One place where everyone set aside their differences to do what they loved. One place that as soon as that last bell rang everyone would rush to. That place was...

The first tornado captured by the NSSL doppler radar and NSSL chase personnel.The tornado has reached the mature stage of formation.

A Whirlwind Wonder

12-year-old shows strength and survives tornado all by himself
Aidan Williams, Reporter January 26, 2021

It’s been almost five years, and Jamarion Hicks still remembers the details of the tornado that hit his home at dinner time on March 13, 2016. He was eating dinner, alone.   Tornadoes can...

Fearless Photographer

Fearless Photographer

Daring to capture a moment
Alex Rea, Journalist January 26, 2021
 “I like to see the emotion and, also, I think of what Mrs. Lee says, to Capture The Moment,” Rojas said. 
Principals of Human Services teacher Chelsea Nussbaumer teaching first period

Remote or in-person, teacher makes it work

Patience Wolfe, Reporter December 15, 2020

With 46% of her students remote, teacher Chelsea Nussbaumer struggles with the stress this year has caused in her own way.   “This has been my most difficult year of teaching in my seven years...

Sophomore Homecoming princess Sylvia Cole, senior homecoming queen Kiley Redd and queen nominee Zari Southward. All three are members of the Charmers.

A Homecoming Night to Remember: She didn’t win the crown, but she wouldn’t trade the experience for anything

Alejandra Ramos, Reporter December 15, 2020

Walking down the field with her mom and aunt, with flowers on her hand, wearing a beautiful brown dress, the October chill in the air, Zari Southward stood as she waited for the announcement of Homecoming...

13-yr-old Zackary Barboza is back on his skateboard. He dreams of one day being a pro skateboarder.

Skateboarder pushes through ankle injury

Zoie Barboza, Reporter December 15, 2020

13-yr-old Zackary Barboza has a dream. Pro skateboarding. He said his journey has been tough, and he has faced a lot of bad skating days with tons of injuries, but that has not stopped him from trying...

Rene Willars surrounded by her family.

Abundant Grief

After losing parents and son, Rene Willars still has hope
Lourdes Duran, Reporter December 15, 2020

Grief eventually steps into someone's life at some point in time. For mother of Brandon Willars and daughter of Damacio and Mary Lou Reyna, Rene Willars has been though horrific times. As an adult...

More Than Chemistry

More Than Chemistry

Instructor striving to be more than just a teacher
Alex Rea, Reporter December 15, 2020
"It was an accident, it was a fluke, and I can’t even imagine me doing anything else.” 
Mohammad Hammad at his gas station in Houston back in 2012. It was his first shop that he opened, and he wanted to see what he could do in life and what he could accomplish.

How Nothing Became Something

Fathers finds new life for family in the US
Abed Allah Hammad, Reporter December 8, 2020

My father Mohammad Hammad and my mother Randa Rebhi have always taught me and told me that words don’t speak for you, it’s always your action that speaks for you, and that’s how I learned to be a...

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