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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 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,”...

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.  
Service dog, a beautiful White Swiss Shepherd, lying calm in the yard.

Mental health concerns sparks discussion on ESAs on campus

Ally Ruvalcaba, Reporter November 1, 2022

As more schools throughout the U.S. have allowed emotional service animals on campus because of the benefits it holds, CTHS students and staff share their own thoughts about service animals in schools...

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...

Andrew Quinones

Simple but a struggle

Joshua Epps, Reporter November 12, 2021

Just barely hanging on to the world around him, he crawls forward and picks himself back off of his knees and looks up. He reaches his hand up toward the sky and imagines shuttles traveling from point...

As I Am

As I Am

Asia Castleman, Reporter February 24, 2021

It started when I was in first grade. My teacher had my brothers a few grades before me, and they were not the best students.   She assumed that I was just like them.   One day in class...

Amber Holsomback

Q&A With Amber Holsomback

Cameron Beauchamp, Reporter November 15, 2019

1. If you tell your students something about you that they wouldn’t know otherwise, what would it be? I would tell my students that I understand struggling in school because I am dyslexic and have dysgraphia;...

Creative Writing Club President Hannah Moore works on her novel during a club meeting.

Searching For Education Answers

Emma Fritchen, Reporter April 9, 2019

When confronted with the options available on course selection day for junior year, sophomore Camilla Solis has one unwavering personal requirement all her courses must meet: they must be classes that...

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