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

Teachers, students react to lowest ACT scores in 30 years

Teachers, students react to lowest ACT scores in 30 years

Valerie Guevara, Reporter November 3, 2022

Since the College Board released ACT scores are at the lowest in 30 years, students and teachers share their concerns over this new data. Senior Cole Walker said he blames the pandemic on the low ACT...

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,"...

Mental Health Awareness club emphasizes student health, well-being

Mental Health Awareness club emphasizes student health, well-being

Hope Martinez, Reporter November 3, 2022

To help students have an outlet and build community with their peers, students created a new Mental Health Awareness club that focuses on students' well-being. “It’s important to talk about it because...

National spotlight on media banning sparks concern for students

National spotlight on media banning sparks concern for students

Dorcha Whitney, Reporter November 2, 2022

With the growing concern of censorship in schools and surrounding media, students worry these bans and decisions could impact their campus. “It's concerning,” sophomore Chloe Shipman said. “At...

ROARING APPLAUSE As cheerleaders and football players battle it out in musical chairs, the student section cheers for the competitors at the Pink Out pep rally on Friday, Oct. 7. Photo by Adrianna Garza, 12

Administrators discuss pep rally safety amid overcrowding on campus

Camila Mares, Reporter November 2, 2022

Because this school year has seen the highest number of students in the freshman class and the number of students outnumbers seats in the gym, this issue has raised pep rally safety concerns for security...

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Student, faculty share challenges overcrowded school causes to population

Marlon Iglesias , Reporter November 2, 2022

As more students join campus with each growing class, students and faculty share their thoughts on overcrowding and how this impacts the daily goings on of the school. “There were moments from last...

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...

EMSISD admin produce PSA, to host counseling night to discuss drug awareness

EMSISD admin produce PSA, to host counseling night to discuss drug awareness

Jesse Hernandez, Reporter November 2, 2022

Because of the ongoing opioid epidemic, Chisholm Trail High school released a PSA about a drug awareness night on Wednesday, Nov. 9, to spread awareness of the lethality and addictive nature of opioids.  “It’s...

cropped view of african american citizen holding pen and ballot while voting near stand with vote lettering

Seniors share opinions about upcoming midterm elections

Lee Salas, Reporter November 2, 2022
Midterm elections are happening this fall and the CTHS senior class of 2023 is getting ready to cast their first votes.  
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