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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

Erica Harris graduating from University of Texas at Austin with a degree in English

Erica Harris is becoming the person she taught us about

By Katheryn Consuegra and Natalia Nguyen April 24, 2023

Recently, CVHS English teacher Erica Harris was hired as a program administrator at Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, where...

Laila Payne at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays track meet in Austin

No Payne, No Gain

By Neela Ravi and My-Tran Vo April 24, 2023

On your mark.  Laila Payne was poised to tear through the air, the adrenaline heightening each of her senses. She could feel everything: the rough and solid track beneath her, the slight breeze against...

Officer Steven Bennett poses for a picture with his canine unit, Justice (Source: Steven Bennett)

Officer Bennett and his sidekick Justice take on CVHS

By Audrey Piczak, Staff Writer April 24, 2023

Every morning, CVHS students begrudgingly saunter through the two front doors of the school, past the front office and into the hallway as the 8:30 bell rings glaringly. And every morning for two weeks,...

Thanh-Tri Nguyen and his first place medal after winning tennis Districts with CVHSs tennis team.

Thanh-Tri Nguyen champions tennis districts

By Cindy Cui, Staff writer April 24, 2023

                  Known for his extremely friendly disposition and massive water bottle he always carries through the halls, junior...

Sophomore Cameron Carness International Thespian Society headshot on the Carnegie Theatre Company’s website.

The Face Behind the Curtain: Cameron Carnes leads CVHS Theatre Company to region

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor April 24, 2023

This story contains a podcast that includes more quotes from Cameron Carnes. Scroll down below to listen to the podcast as you read. The vivid lights. The skillfully fashioned costumes. The meticulously...

This years winners: Andrew Cernosek, Garvin Johnson, Marvin Johnson, Jesse Gee, Faris Vehra, and Razin Abbas

Photo courtesy Andrew

March Madness Winners

By Sakina Hafeez and Dia Vaswani April 24, 2023

It’s that time of year again, the annual basketball tournament. Just like always, one team takes all and are crowned the basketball tournament champions. On every team, there’s a most valuable player,...

Laura Williams smiling excitedly in her second home -- the classroom.

Laura Williams and the path to teaching English

By Anjali Martinez and Adrianna Guadalupe March 10, 2023

In January, CVHS's English department welcomed a new face, Laura Jean Williams. Recently retired from her 20-year-long career at Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA), she embarks...

Ryan Garcia mesmerizing the crowd during the Valentines Day pep rally with his spooky zombie-thriller hip-hop routine.

CVHS Senior Ryan Garcia stole all our hearts during his Valentine’s Day performance

By Roxell Bonilla and Audrey Piczak March 10, 2023

        If you have attended any of CVHS's pep rallies, chances are that you know who Ryan Garcia is. Maybe you remember his excitingly haunting performance from the...

Picture of Rachel Bohenick winning teacher of the year 2022-2023! (Courtesy of CVHS Instagram, @carnegievanguard)

Rachel Bohenick keeps family close to her heart

By Nicole Rodil Suarez and Rinn Wilson March 10, 2023

To Rachel Bohenick, CVHS English I and Photography teacher, it’s not atypical to come home with a lot on her plate. She comes home from teaching to take care of her three young children, as well as house...

16-year-old Olivia McCrary begins their art career through fandom art. Now they are working on a TPSP project about art therapy.

17-year-old Olivia McCrary’s path from fanart to art therapy

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor March 10, 2023

CVHS junior Olivia McCrary can be seen under the stairway near the library doodling on their phone. Starting with simple vague shapes like circles and rectangles, McCrary begins to add more and more details...

Junior, Eniku Bekeles #12 jersey sported as he runs for the ball. (Courtesy of CVHS Yearbook)

Enikubahiry Bekele: pride and passion

By Chiamaka Uwalaka and Dia Vaswani March 10, 2023

https://open.spotify.com/show/4B72P0pBuGzGvJNfBYKQ1r (listen to it here) Standing in the middle of the field, the halos of the bright overhead lights beamed off the silver of the empty bleachers....

The garden bed team poses with their hard work. From left to right, Katherine Rubio, Giselle Macedo, Brandon Ramirez, Jonathon Hernandez, Nathanael Perez and Emiliano Portilla.

The great growing gardens: A peek into CVHS’s garden bed team

By Bao Nguyen and Nina Nguyen February 19, 2023

On Jan. 9, senior Katherine Rubio strode into her Wildlife class holding two humongous heads of broccoli. Upon initial sight, one would assume that the greens were store-bought; however, they were grown...

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