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Dance and Cheerleading Team Rev Up the Crowd in Mardi Gras Pep Rally

Talia Mogh, Jada Thomas, Kamylle Gill preforming to
March 6, 2020

Students cheer as Mardi-Gras beads are thrown to them at the end of a long field trip to the zoo; gold, green and purple flashing with black accents all around the cafeteria which has been transformed...

Love’s in the Air- CVHS couples share their dating advice

Maggie Tran and Dylan Green out on their monthly date to the park.
February 17, 2020

Walking down the halls on Valentine’s Day, you can feel the love in the air. Couples holding hands, giving each other gifts, exchanging quick kisses, and in general being very lovey-dovey! The month...

LGBTQ+ club, Spectrum, revitalized

Ribbon from Alley Week that the Spectrum Club gives out every year.
February 3, 2020

The CVHS LGBTQ+ club, Spectrum, is now revitalized and back in action! After a long awaited semester, the club has reincarnated back into life with new leaders, club name, and activities! Spectrum offers...

Where to Give Back this Thanksgiving Holiday

CVHS students volunteering at the Houston Food Bank
November 15, 2019

It's Thanksgiving Break. And to celebrate this time and remember its true purpose, to show gratitude and remember those in need, there are a number of places to show thanks and offer your help this holiday....

Atatiana Jefferson Shooting- A Grim Reminder That Racial Profiling of Black Teens Could Turn Violent

Atatiana Jefferson Shooting- A Grim Reminder That Racial Profiling of Black Teens Could Turn Violent
November 6, 2019

Sirens blare in the background, blue and red flashes blur freshman Kiki's vision. She can hear the walkie talkie sound coming from the police car. Kiki could only imagine why such a commotion would stir...

Amid Potential State Takeover of HISD, Two Students Explore Inequality at Neighborhood School

Amid Potential State Takeover of HISD, Two Students Explore Inequality at Neighborhood School
October 21, 2019

CVHS freshman Sha takes the loud, crowded bus every day from CVHS in Montrose to her stop in Gulfton, a largely low-income community of color. She quickly gets off, starting to walk to her apartment. The...

Climate change, gun law reform, and immigration- CVHS students top election concerns

Word art of al the most discussed political issues
Road to the 2020 Election
September 23, 2019

Upstream News surveyed 285 CVHS students from different grade levels, asking them to rank the 2020 Elections platform issues in order of their priority concerns. CVHS Upstream News asked students what...

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