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  • Writing Contest

    Writing Contest


    September 14, 2016

    Hey Cougars-- Are you ready to write? We’re having a creative writing contest. This is a fun contest and the winner from each grade will be posted on the Cougar Online News. All topics should be school appropriate. Story limit is 600 words. This is a creative writing assignment, so students should feel c... READ MORE »»

  • Green Tech Continues to Grow in 2016

    Green Tech Continues to Grow in 2016

    Maddie and Remi

    February 4, 2016

    With the new year under way, the Green Tech Academy has many plans for this semester. Marlo Malott is the new academy director and says she has many plans for it this year, including renovations, finishing up projects, and recruiting new students. “It’s been exciting and really eye-opening as far a... READ MORE »»

    One of the newest additions to the Green Tech Academy is Fern, a Nigerian Dwarf goat.

  • Cougar Pride Awards Students for Hard Work

    Cougar Pride Awards Students for Hard Work

    Nick and Boaz

    December 14, 2015

    The school hosted the second Cougar Pride Day on Nov. 13 to encourage students to get good grades and have good behavior. “We went outside and there were games like basketball, and you got to hang out with your friends,” seventh-grader Anthony Medina said. During Cougar Pride Day, each grade did someth... READ MORE »»

    Sixth graders were rewarded with games in the gym.


  • Choir Receives all Ones at UIL

    Choir Receives all Ones at UIL

    Morgan and Adrienne

    April 29, 2015

    Chamber and Concert Choir performed at UIL April 15-16, receiving all ones for the first time ever. “I was most worried about sight-reading, because you never know what  to expect, but I was confident that my choirs could get all ones,” choir director Allison Tucker said. Students worked... READ MORE »»

  • Band and Orchestra Get Sweepstakes at UIL

    Band and Orchestra Get Sweepstakes at UIL

    Morgan and Charlotte

    April 17, 2015

    Both band and orchestra received sweepstakes at UIL. “I do think that the scores we got from the judges were fair because our class listened to the recordings and we went over the parts we had trouble on,” Sinfonietta Orchestra teacher Priscilla Arisaki said. UIL took place at the new Austin... READ MORE »»

Cougars show spirit despite Homecoming loss

Eden, writer/photographer

The CSMS A-team football played against Gorzycki Middle School for Small’s Homecoming game last Tuesday. And although they didn’t win, the Small spirit shone through, with the band playing, and the crowd and cheerleaders ...  Read More »

October 9, 2016 • 0 comments

Longer passing period comes to Small MS

River and Kenia

CSMS this year changed the passing period and bell schedule. The passing periods were 4 minutes and started school a little bit later than usual, but the administrators and teachers decided to change the passing period back...  Read More »

October 9, 2016 • 0 comments

Cougar Ball brings students together

This year’s new PRIDE game is called Cougar Ball. Introduced by our principal Matthew Nelson. Small students play Cougar ball during the 25 minute advisory class. Students say they like Cougar ball because it gives the...  Read More »

September 30, 2016 • 0 comments

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Baby Chickens come to Clint Small

Asia and Sarah

Clint Small Middle School is home to a clutch of baby chickens. Follow the sound of peeps to the end of the 8th grade academic hall to Chris Brooks room and you'll find the chicks thriving under a warming lamp. With the he...  Read More »

September 14, 2016 • 0 comments

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