Upstream News

So, What Career Will It Be?

Dr. Wesley Long, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist, speaks to students interested in a health professions career.

By Andrew T Mai, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

As we all know, on February 12, 2020, Carnegie Vanguard High School had kids swarming in and out of their SSEP’s, running down the halls, and rushing into rooms that they signed up for during Career Day: an event held at CVHS which brought professionals to the school to speak about their job. All...

Anger. Hope. Confusion. TEA Takeover Leaves CVHS Admin and Staff with More Questions than Answers

TEA Commissioner Mike Morath announces the takeover of HISD at a State Capitol hearing.

By Andrew T Mai, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The time that HISD has been dreading for months has come. As of November 6, the TEA or Texas Education Agency, under Commissioner Mike Morath, has announced that they plan to take over HISD. Many schools, as well as CVHS, wonder what changes will be made due to the takeover. This is we already...

Ramon Moss: On His Journey to Becoming CVHS’ Beloved Principle

Ramon Moss: On His Journey to Becoming CVHS' Beloved Principle

By Andrew T. Mai

November 6, 2019

Last month, October, was National Principal's Month, so Upstream News wanted to celebrate that by featuring our school's beloved principal and getting to know him a little bit better. Reporter Andrew T. Mai sat down with Principal Ramon Moss to discover the path that brought him to CVHS. PRINCIPAL MO...

Luke Schaefer Blends Realism Into Fantasy

Luke Schaefer Blends Realism Into Fantasy

By Andrew Mai

October 7, 2019

At an early age, realist painter Gustave Courbet rejected the Romantic artists at his time and chose instead to paint real life, helping to pioneer the Realist movement.  Fantasy artist Boris Vallejo started drawing at the age of 13 science fiction characters. Inspired by these two artists sophomore...

Meet the new leaders of Swimming Downstream-Prisha Gandhi and Monica Balakrishnan

Order from left to right: Prisha Gandhi, Monica Balakrishnan

By Andrew Mai, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Swimming Downstream now has a new president and vice president. In this year of 2019-2020, Prisha Gandhi and Monica Balakrishnan have stepped up to the plate to lead the club and to continue the legacy of Mackenzie Warren, the founder of the program, who left CVHS last year for college. Now, they lead the...

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