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CVHS' Algebra I and II teacher Julea Brode receives the school's 2021 Teacher of the Year Award

For the love of math-CVHS’ Algebra I and II teacher receives the school’s 2021 Teacher of the Year Award

By Judith Carrizales, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

CVHS's 2021 Teacher of the Year Ms. Julea Brode didn't always know she would end up teaching. But she always knew she would always be working in the field of mathematics. Brode grew up in the Clear...

On Saturday, February 6th, 2021, CVHS junior Maia Vo(far right) joined the SE Texas Emergency room health team in providing distribution assistance for the second dose of the Moderna COVID-19. Vaccinations went out to a portion of Houston-Spring Valley’s community of small clinic health professionals and their elderly family members.

CVHS Junior Maia Vo: Guiding the gateway to COVID-19 vaccinations

By Gabi Rodriguez, Editor In-Chief April 9, 2021

CVHS junior Maia Vo stood in black scrubs, behind her mask. They were baggy and bore the swishing static of synthetic cotton, but to the coiling line of awaiting faces that greeted her and her parents...

Junior Jessica Lin's documentary film Beyond the Model was recently featured and won Jury Selection for Directing at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Beyond the Model: Junior Jessica Lin exposes the intersection of the model minority myth and Anti-Asian violence in her documentary, featured at the SXSW Film Festival

By Julian Namerow, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival draws over 230,00 attendees and raises over 355 million dollars yearly. The festival only features 7 productions for the category “Texas High Schools” out of...

The Rauch Twins, Ronnie (left) and David (right), have won first place at the Regional National History Day Competition

CVHS juniors and twins David and Ronald Rauch both awarded first place at the Regional National History Day Competition

By Ash Brown, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

A rehearsed monologue, a revised paper, or a riveting documentary? These are just three of the five project styles that National History Day Competition participants undertook in the regional competition...

Uh-oh! CVHS students share embarrassing moments when they didn't realize their camera was on

Uh-oh! CVHS students share embarrassing moments when they didn’t realize their camera was on

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

We all make mistakes, especially funny ones. But have you ever made a mistake during class? If you haven’t, then you are extremely lucky. Upstream News asked CVHS students to share some embarrassing...

Award winning scholastic submission by Chloe Beaudreau Frames won a gold key in photography.

CVHS Students Sweep the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards, Winning 104 Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing is a nationally recognized contest. Students from all over the United States compete and receive awards for their work. This program gives recognition to young aspiring...

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...

Firefighters arrive at CVHS freshman Jay Singh's house as a fire, resulting from the electrical shortages resulting from the winter storm, consumes his house (Singh family).

From freeze to flames, freshman Jay Singh faces home loss following an Arctic apocalypse

By Vivian Huynh and Gabi Rodriguez March 8, 2021

On February 15th, most families’ worst worries were freezing through the night. This was not the case for CVHS freshman Jay Singh and his family. Late Monday night, at 10:30 pm, Singh sat down for dinner...

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.

Javier Rodriguez displays his congratulatory email letter from Questbridge Scholarship, showing he is a 2020 recipient.

Senior Javier Rodriguez- Son of Immigrants- Is Awarded a Full Ride as a Questbridge Scholar

By Judith Carrizales and Roxell Bonilla November 12, 2020

October 21st was a typical Wednesday for most students, but for senior Javier Rodriguez, it was the day that determined the path he would take towards college and beyond. Emails were sent out to Questbridge...

CVHS juniors Monica Balakrishnan and Madeline Hsu appear on KHOU News to share information on Limitless Minds, a non-profit chapter they started back in April to help tutor students virtually.

Limitless Minds- Juniors Monica Balakrishan and Madeline Hsu expand the local chapter of this non-profit tutoring service for struggling Houston-area students

By Leslie Reyes and Nicole RodilSuarez November 12, 2020

While most students were hunkering into a long season of isolation and silence behind their cameras for virtual learning, CVHS juniors Monica Balakrishan and Madeline Hsu, along with Bellaire H.S. junior...

Adjoa Asare working as a high school tech Electronic Support Specialist at a Harris County polling site.

‘Work that poll!’ Senior Adjoa Asare Recounts Her Experience as a Poll Worker for the 2020 Elections

By Ash Brown, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church in the Heights neighborhood of Houston, Texas: long lines, hundreds of people, and flag-flying protestors from either side, standing the mandated 100 feet...

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