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Businesses Question the Government’s Definitions of Essential During this Crisis

Banner made by Sign-Ups to remind people of preventative measures.

By Esha Sharma, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 has effectively changed the way society operates on a day-to-day basis. During this time there has been an outline laid out for who is and isn’t an essential business. Shuchi (Sue) Sharma runs a sign manufacturing company, Sign-ups and Banners. Some small businesses, such as hers, are now qu...

Apps To Keep Us From Feeling Isolated During Quarantine

Students Prisha Multani, Jenna Mercado and Maia Vo playing

By Esha Sharma, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

During this time, it is hard to not isolate and distance yourself from your loved ones. So, I decided to try a range of different apps and sites to find out the best ways to keep in touch without friends and family. The first app I tried was Rave. The app allows you to create a group and stream movies, TV sho...

Being on the supply chain for essential businesses during the COVID-19 crisis

Sign-Ups and Banner's Front Door with notice of COVID-19

By Esha Sharma, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

“COVID-19”, “Coronavirus”, “Miss Rona”, and the infamous “Chinese virus” courtesy of Donald J. Trump.  On December 8, 2019, the first patient in China developed symptoms of COVID-19 in Wuhan and by Dec 31 they informed the World Health Organization (WHO) about multiple “pneumon...

CVHS Students Qualify for Bio-Olympiad Semi-Finals for the 3rd Time

Past student Richard Lin and current seniors Claire Lu and Rahul Menon after qualifying for semi-finals.

By Esha Sharma, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The USA Biology Olympiad is a competition where students take a competitive exam to prove their advanced biology knowledge. Here at Carnegie, current seniors, Claire Lu and Rahul Menon have qualified for semi-finals since they both joined the organization in their sophomore year. After semi-finals, ...

Women Inspiring Social Harmony

By Esha Sharma, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Over 100 boxes of feminine products were donated to Houston Area Women’s Center(HAWC) as of January 31st. This was thanks to the wonderful organization of the WISH (Women Inspire Social Harmony) club here at CVHS. Aarushi Pant, the president of the organization here at Carnegie, began this club th...

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