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Personal Column: Change comes quick

Personal Column: Change comes quick

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

 The ending of April is my favorite time of the year. Many milestones in my family at that time, such as birthdays and graduations. Celebration after celebration, the joy never leaves, like a kid who...

My homemade pumpkin bread needs just three simple ingredients- pumpkin puree, spice cake mix, and eggs.

Bread with pumpkin spice makes everything nice

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

The world seemed to spin as I walked into the neighborhood bakery. No autumn is complete without all things pumpkin- carved pumpkin jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin candles from Bath and Body, pumpkin latte from...

Coming Out Day Celebrated at CVHS

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

On October 15, Carnegie Vanguard Highschool's GSA club hosted another wonderful Coming Out Day for both the students and staff to celebrate. The event took place outdoors in the courtyard's amphitheater....

CVHS National Merit Scholars share their test-taking tips in this story.

Tips and Tidbits with the National Merit Semifinalists

By My-Tran Vo and Atahan Koksoy October 21, 2021

The National Merit Scholarship has rounded up 14 semi finalists from Carnegie Vanguard Highschool. Get to know some fun facts and tips from some of our semifinalists. The semifinalists included Seniors...

On September 1 another bus had to pick up students from the High School for Law and Justice when their bus failed to show up.

HISD staffing shortages cause bus delays for CVHS and other students

By My-Tran Vo and Nicole Rodil Suarez September 28, 2021

HISD is planning fewer bus stops and less routes in response to a shortage of drivers. Parents and students worry that this is a move that could exacerbate bus delays. In a September 7 statement...

CVHS Debate sweeps qualifying rounds, advances into HUDL City Championships

CVHS Debate sweeps qualifying rounds, advances into HUDL City Championships

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

On May 8, CVHS' debate team placed in over 15 UIL events, winning Squad of the Year and qualifying for the Houston Urban Debate League (HUDL) City Championships. : Lincoln-Douglas Varsity Octa Finalists:...

Vaccines Open for Teens 12-15; Some Remain Concerned of Side Effects

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Many Carnegie Vanguard Highschool students are debating which vaccine to receive since Texas opened the vaccine to be available for citizens 12 years old and above on May 18.  There are currently 3...

From left to right, members of CVHS Name that Book team: Katalina Li-Kroeger, Annabelle Li-Kroeger, Sophia Dai,
Brooke Ferrell, and Shir Carasso

30 Books- Thousands of Quotes- 10 Months-Go!

By MyTran Vo, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

On March 12 CVHS’s Name That Book team took home 1st place in district, for the 2nd year in a row. Captain Katalina Li-Kroeger and members Shir Carasso, Brooke Ferrell, Sophia Dai, and Annabelle Li-Kroeger...

CVHS junior Brooke Ferrell, member for the Carnegie Theater Company, and film actress, just became TX State Thespian Officer.

Junior Brooke J Ferrell, Selected to be Carnegie’s First Texas State Thespian Officer

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

From Madame Butterfly's son, to an ice-cream fiend, to a victim of a shooting, CVHS junior, Carnegie Theater member, and film actress Brooke Ferrell has had many roles. Now Ferrell finds herself in a newly...

Westview Highschool 1:1 Replica of their school in Minecraft

COVID should not have to stop the Senior Class of 2021 from celebrating graduation

By My-Tran Vo and Maya Collins January 21, 2021

Covid-19 has taken a toll on America, especially graduating seniors. Every highschooler goes through rigorous courses, sleepless nights, and much more for four consecutive years. This all pays off...

Album Cover for Tickets to My Downfall, available on all music streaming services

Album Review: Tickets to My Downfall- Themes for 2020

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

Machine Gun Kelly is a well-known rapper from Cleaveland, Ohio, and has recently been in the spotlight for being versatile with his new punk rock album, Tickets to My Downfall.  Each song in this album...

Varsity volleyball captain Li Bahler going for an attack against Debakey High School this season.

Varsity volleyball captain Li Bahler channels her fighting spirit to lead a fresh team this season

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Li Bahler has been playing volleyball as young as 8 years old. She tells her road to success in this interview and how she plans to bring the CVHS Varsity Volleyball team to the top.

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