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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Jailan Routt advances from the Texas High School Gymnastics Association Regionals Championships.

Sole CVHS gymnastics competitor Jailan Routt leaps into the Texas State Championships

By Nour Chibani and Hannah Mansour April 20, 2022

Jailan Routt entered the arena. As he walked onto the stage, he dusted his hands with white chalk. All he could hear were people’s roaring cheers and his own heavy breathing. As he took one more breath,...

Senior Nancy Teran Aguilar was Carnegies art car model that walked along the car during the parade. Photo courtesy from Ms. Ford.

Carnegie’s Dia De Los Muertos Rhino art car presented at Houston’s Art Car Parade

By Julian Namerow and Kaitlyn Garza April 19, 2022

Smiles lined the parade route as Claire and Nicole made their way down Allen Parkway. They finally felt their hard work was paying off after having to scrape their 6 months' worth of work and start all...

Kelly Baskin, a well-known voice actor from Tennessee, highlights her life as a voice actor for popular media. Image credits: Shoutout LA

Kelly Baskin: what it’s like to be a voice actor

By Nadia Talanker, Opinion Editor April 19, 2022

Voice acting has become an incredibly popular occupation due to recent interest in skyrocketing voiced-over content - specifically anime, video games, and podcasts. Voice actors professionally work with...

Jessica and Jahrels Journey to the top of their class

Jessica and Jahrel’s Journey to the top of their class

By Isabel Hoffman and Zainab Zaman March 9, 2022

Jessica Lin's Story Jessica Lin's eyes widened as she stared at the number three printed at the bottom of her report card at the start of her junior year at Carnegie. Number three out of 248 was the...

The poster that announced Dr. Charlotte Haney as CVHSs 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year

Dr. Charlotte Haney is CVHS’s Teacher of the Year

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor March 9, 2022

Colorful balloons gently bumped the doorway as Mrs. Matsu, Dean of Instruction and AP Coordinator, made her way into Dr. Charlotte Haney’s room with flowers in hand. The PTO gifted Haney a generous gift...

Senior Humza Hanifs Gold-Key winning photograph.

CVHS students win over 50 Scholastic Art and Writing awards

By My-Tran Vo and Brooke Bushong March 9, 2022

The Scholastic Art & Writing is a nationally recognized contest that allows students from all over the United States to submit their art in all forms of media such as poetry and memoirs to paintings...

Junior Joy Deng wins $1000 with her picturesque World AIDS Day piece

Junior Joy Deng wins $1000 with her picturesque World AIDS Day piece

By Caitlin Liman and Nina Nguyen March 9, 2022

“Awkward.” That was the word that came to mind when junior Joy Deng found out that she won $1000 with her spectacular Best In Show Finalist World AIDS Day Awareness artwork for the CCM Foundation’s...

Cabral (left) and Fernandez (right) show off the Little Free Library located in the courtyard.

Little Free Library encourages Carnegie readers

By Jessica Lin, Feature Editor February 22, 2022

Colorful paintings of popular books decorate the outside of a house-like box standing atop a pole in the middle of the courtyard. 1984. The Tell-Tale Heart. Pride and Prejudice. The house's door opens...

Emmery Nguyen using her Denjis chainsaw mask from Chainsaw Man cosplay during spirit week

CVHS Junior Emmery Nguyen turns cosplay hobby into TPSP project

By Judith Carrizales and Nadia Talanker February 22, 2022

The first time CVHS junior Emmery Nguyen started sharing her cosplays was in middle school. Cosplay is a hobby of creating costumes relating to or reflecting a character from fictional media. Cosplays...

Gabi Rodriguez signs her letter of intent for the Williams College track team.

Gabi Rodriguez sprints into the Williams College track team

By Isabel Hoffman and Zainab Zaman February 21, 2022

Gabi Rodriguez could feel the cool air brush past her skin as she raced down the muddy terrain surrounding her. Once her teammate passed her the baton, her mind went blank, and she pushed her body beyond...

Lunar New Years is celebrated differently across different cultures. Students share how they celebrate in this article.

Five cultures, one holiday: Lunar New Year at CVHS

By Caitlin Liman and Nina Nguyen February 20, 2022

Sheer sparkly gold and cherry red curtains were lining the lifelessly beige walls, with visible fumes of fragrance dancing around them. Mouthwatering dishes range from juicy Siu Mai (steamed Chinese dumplings)...

Senior Xen Villareal identifies as mixed-race indigenous and is one-quarter Black.

All mixed up: Multiracial students at CVHS say they don’t fit in one box

By Sofia Hegstrom and Noah Mohamed February 2, 2022

My eyebrows furrowed as I stared blankly at the question in front of me. My pencil hovered hesitantly over the scholarship form, which posed the question- What is your race?, followed by a bolded phrase:...

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