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

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

CVHS Campus Reacts to the 2020 Election Results

Joe Biden is declared the 46th president of the United States.
November 18, 2020

Relieved- that is the word that was the most used by CVHS students to describe their feelings the moment they heard that Biden had won the 2020 presidential election. On November 7, Biden was declared...

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

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.
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...

1,450 colleges make SATs and ACTs optional and 300 colleges announce shift in admission priorities during the pandemic

The Rice University campus lacks its usual bustle of students during the pandemic.
October 14, 2020

CVHS seniors are grappling with the changing requirements for college admissions during the pandemic. Since the start of quarantine, colleges have made changes to their admissions processes due to in person...

Students Demand HISD Promote an Anti-Racist Curriculum and Environment Following Summer of Black Lives Matter Protests

Black Lives Matter protests have inspired students all over the country to demand racial justice in school curriculum and policing.
October 14, 2020

  Following a summer of protests in the name of racial justice, students and teachers are now informing themselves, and taking up the gauntlet to bring demands for racial justice to HISD schools. Integrating...

CVHS Juniors and Seniors Balance School and Jobs in Road to Financial Independence

Senior Wendy Garcia takes a quick break on her job at Whataburger.
October 14, 2020

According to an Upstream News survey taken by 74 Carnegie juniors and seniors, 28.4% have jobs while in school, and of those working, the juniors and seniors expressed financial independence as their motivation.  Of...

Less than 10% of CVHS students return to campus, but district-wide concerns over HISD’s safety protocols continue

A social distancing sign hangs in front of CVHS' restrooms.
October 14, 2020

Out of 930 students, it has been confirmed that, overall, 90 students will be returning: 44 freshmen, 23 sophomores, 16 juniors, and 6 seniors are coming back to the campus for face-to-face instruction....

HISD distributes 36,298 hotspots to students without internet

HISD distributes 36,298 hotspots to students without internet
October 14, 2020

On September 8 when HISD schools started virtually, 68,000 students were absent because they did not have the technology to attend virtual classes. At the October 8 HISD board meeting, Superintendent Lathan...

CVHS Clubs Experience a Mix of Obstacles and Success Online

CVHS' club announcement board offers a variety of student-run activities for the campus to join, even from their homes.
October 14, 2020

Looking at the CVHS clubs announcement board can be quite dizzying for some students. There are currently 93 student-run clubs listed on CVHS' website and usually in full swing during lunch times on a...

HISD Moves COVID Threat to Level 2 as 41% of Students Return to the Classrooms District-Wide

The HISD Dashboard reports 71 cases before the district reopens campuses to students October 19.
October 14, 2020

                After six months of lockdown, students are finally getting the chance to go back to school. HISD has moved its COVID...

Seniors surveyed reveal a mix of hope and doubt in the outcome of the 2020 general election

Student protestors remind elected officials that they are accountable to young voters.
October 14, 2020

It is a common tale that the youth is disengaged politically. However, while the Harvard Youth Poll reported 63% of youth ages 18 to 24 were likely to vote in this year's election, 35.7 % of the 98...

Timeline: From Trump’s call with Gov Abbott to HISD’s school reopening

TX Gov. Abbott visits Trump in the White House May 7.
October 14, 2020

Only one month after the pandemic was declared in the U.S., President Trump has pushed states to reopen schools, even as the number of new weekly COVID cases rise.  April 27- 29,886: U.S. Average...

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