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The Paw Print

The Student News Site of The Colony High School

The Student News Site of The Colony High School

The Paw Print

The Paw Print

The Student News Site of The Colony High School

The Student News Site of The Colony High School

The Paw Print

The Paw Print

The Student News Site of The Colony High School
Smith brings past of on-court excellence to Cougar basketball program 

Smith brings past of on-court excellence to Cougar basketball program 

Chloe McKinnie September 23, 2022

The No. 16-ranked scorer in Sam Houston State history now holds the reins to The Colony High School’s basketball program.  Chanice Smith was introduced as the Lady Cougars’ head coach before the...

Game Day Spotlight: TCHS Cheer leads the way to spirited game days

Game Day Spotlight: TCHS Cheer leads the way to spirited game days

Ethan Bezich September 8, 2022

Talent, hard work and spirit surge through The Colony High School’s cheer squad as they conquer the sidelines. With the shake of their black and gold pom poms and the Cougar mascot running through...

The Heart of The Cougars: Principal Baxter’s journey to TCHS

The Heart of The Cougars: Principal Baxter’s journey to TCHS

Zoe Arceneaux September 6, 2022

The Colony High School’s Principal, Dr. Tim E. Baxter, has officially seen it all. From walking the halls of TCHS as a student to helping coach Grapevine football to a state title and now overseeing...

Game Day Spotlight Countdown: TCHS Band, Color guard perform loud and proud on and off the field

Game Day Spotlight Countdown: TCHS Band, Color guard perform loud and proud on and off the field

Leda Jimenez September 1, 2022

The Colony High School Band and Color guard have been the threshold of halftime entertainment since 1990. With the beat of the drums and the ring of the bells, The band holds the spirit of Friday Night...

Game Day Spotlight Countdown: Cougar Crew provides invigorating spark for game day

Game Day Spotlight Countdown: Cougar Crew provides invigorating spark for game day

Chloe McKinnie August 30, 2022

 Through several years and dozens of auditions, the latest Cougar Crew squad is ready to carry on the torch while being the heart and soul of game day spirit.   “I feel like in a way we are the...

Game Day Spotlight Countdown: TCHS faculty, staff integral to game day culture

Game Day Spotlight Countdown: TCHS faculty, staff integral to game day culture

Ethan Bezich August 29, 2022

A nerve-wracking game day experience has now turned into a lifeline for spirit and community.  “The first home game I went to, I was a little bit nervous. I just didn't know what the energy would...

Identical twins Lena and Marlo Slater on a trip together. They are best friends.

Twin Lives: Excelling Together As Separate People

Lee Mancuso-Roberts, Guest Writer May 16, 2022

Before them looms a hundred-foot wall. The twins, used to doing things together, must scale the wall alone while the other handles their rope and makes sure it stays at a safe length.  Lena takes a...

Gas, food and shopping prices have seen steep increases. Students are left to deal with the consequences.

Talking About Inflation

Anisah Collazo, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

The rise in prices has left many students feeling the effects in their bank accounts. For Junior Loretta Charron, and many other students, gas is an expected expense as a teen driver. Before the recent...

Collegiate Academy’s Professor of Humanities Sydney Portilla-Diggs poses with her organization Any Step sign.

Collegiate Professor creates “Any Step” to make a difference

Araya Mathis, Guest Writer May 9, 2022

Her mind flips back to the moment that she keeps replaying in her mind. The doctor was dressed in a white coat, wearing an empathetic look.  “You have cancer, ” the doctor said. The three worst...

Mason and Alexander at the first official sale of their products Feb. 26.

It Comes Naturally

Anisah Collazo, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Holding her head as steady as she could, little Olivia sat with her granny. The scent of hair products hugged the air around them. Watching whatever played on the old gray box TV, she sat patiently. She...

Ms. Mena poses for a photo in a bright red hat and satin blue dress. She has subbed at TCHS since 1992.

Wearing Many Hats

Leda Jimenez, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

The bell rings as students shuffle hurriedly throughout the halls. With each person coming in and out of the halls is a story, oftentimes unheard of.     Students step around her, unaware of the...

Grand Balls third appearance transforms TC into an Enchanted Forest

Grand Ball’s third appearance transforms TC into an “Enchanted Forest”

Daisy Rojas Martinez, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

The cafeteria was transformed from its usual appearance into a magical forest of glittering lights, green canopy with bright roses and backdrops of forestry scenes on the evening of March 26.  The...

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