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For the first time, all students take AP tests from home

For the first time, all students take AP tests from home

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Covid-19 has caused students across the United States to resort to online learning and the College Board has had to alter and change the 2020 AP Tests that are going to happen this May.  College Board has altered certain tests such as AP World History because of online schooling and has also crea...

The Underrated Strawberry Jello Poke Cake

This underated strawberry jello poke cake recipe is easy and delicious.

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

While in quarantine, we are forced to stay at home, which may seem boring. However, there are many ways to keep you occupied, such as trying out new recipes in your own kitchen. The Strawberry Jello Poke Cake has been around for some time, but isn’t very popular. I wanted to try to make it to kee...

The New Online School System Used by HISD May Not be Effective For Every Student

Students have to communicate through Teams or other video calling apps.

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has caused the president to issue a stay at home policy, schools to close, and nonessential workers to work from home.  Now essential items such as toilet paper and disinfecting products are scarce and have limits when you buy them. All students across the ...

Get in the mood for Valentine’s Day with these Romantic Comedies…

Get in the mood for Valentine's day with my favorite Netflix romantic comedies.

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Today is Valentine’s Day and it is time to watch and enjoy movies to get yourself and others in the spirit for the holiday. Well, known ones such as Clueless, 10 Things I Hate About You, and Sixteen Candles are considered favorites to a lot of people. Netflix has a wide variety of shows and is a streaming...

New Players, New Coach, New Captain- New Hope for CVHS Baseball

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The CVHS baseball team is heading into spring baseball with new players, a new coach, and a brand new attitude.  Last year the baseball team had a hard time with team effort and communication for a number of reasons.  “Our coach last year wasn’t very good in my opinion, but it ...

Students react to Astros’ loss with shock and grief

Students react to Astros' loss with shock and grief

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

  The Houston Astros throughout the whole season have only had one thing on their minds- Take it Back. But after taking a 3-2 lead after Game 5, the Astros suffered a devastating loss- devastating for its superfans on the CVHS campus. “My immediate reaction after the Astros lost the Wor...

CVHS Students Hope to See More From This Year’s Newly Elected Student Council

By Carys Reyes and Donovan Snell

October 20, 2019

The CVHS student council elections have passed and the new representatives are president Allie Rossmiller, VP Rakesh Oberoi, Treasurer Michelle Nguyen, Secretary Miriam Yampuler, senior reps Karl Galeas and Malika Top, junior reps Zhenra Mirza and Justine Terrill, sophomore reps  Nicholas Le, Karytikeya ...

The Girl’s Soccer Team Tryouts Spells Hope for New Talent

The Girl's Soccer Team Tryouts Spells Hope for New Talent

By Carys Reyes, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

The girls' soccer team tryouts were held on September twenty-third and twenty-fourth in the outside field by the baseball field. All freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior girls were welcomed to try out for the team and approximately thirty to forty people tried out. The tryouts were run by the head ...

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