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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!

CVHS' Name that Book team wins first place at the district level this year.
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...

Tina Li led an open discussion about racial identity and activism with CVHS clubs AAA and BSU on April 1st.

AAA and BSU host seminar discussing racial identity and activism after Atlanta mass shooting

By Vivian Huynh, Editor In-Chief April 9, 2021

On April 1, CVHS junior Tina Li organized and led a joint seminar for an open discussion with CVHS clubs Asian American Association (AAA) and Black Student Union (BSU) to discuss racial identity, social...

SPACs were all of the rush during the first quarter of the year

CVHS investors weigh in on the SPAC-investing fever

By Thomas Dowe, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

SPACs have recently taken over headlines across the investing world. With massive companies such as Uber and Boeing investing in SPACs, it raises questions for the risk-taking investors such as some at...

On February 14th, Student for Refugees delivered food to the Gulfton area.

CVHS club Student for Refugees delivers food to refugees in need during the pandemic

By Vivian Huynh, Editor In-Chief April 9, 2021

With COVID-19 affecting millions worldwide, leaving many jobless and unable to buy food, Student for Refugees, a student run club at CVHS that strives to promote awareness and education to the refugee...

Students remain cautious even as they start to get the vaccine

By Kallisti Clemons, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

In March of 2020, life took a drastic turn. A pandemic swept the country, changing lives in an instant. Students were moved to online school, many people got laid off their jobs, and soon, everyone was...

Freshmen gathered, some, to meet each other for the first time during movie night.

Some freshmen meet each other for the first time during the PTO-sponsored movie night

By Abigail Nunez and Nicole Rodil Suarez April 9, 2021

On March 12, many CVHS freshmen met and got to know each other for the first time during the PTO sponsored Movie Night. The event took place on the CVHS garage roof . Students were able to communicate...

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...

Students testified at the April 2020 State Board of Education meeting to approve an African-American Studies course for the state curriculum.

CVHS adds African American Studies to the elective curriculum for the 2021-2022 school year

By Judith Carrizales, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

It was April 2020 when the Texas State Board of Education had approved African American Studies as an elective for Texas high school students. After the hard work of the African Students Association, at...

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...

Students protest to protect the rights of transgender students on the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Attacks on transgender students nationally is felt locally

By Abigail Nunez and Amy Maya March 8, 2021

Since the start of this year, dozens of bills have been introduced in states across the country prohibiting healthcare for transgender youth and excluding them from athletic programs. 17 states have...

The task of getting into and applying for colleges can be daunting for any high school student. Three people who have walked that path share their experiences here.

2 College Graduates and A College Student Address Common Concerns on College Decisions

By Chiemelie Chinweuba, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

College decisions can be hard for many highschool students. There is much to be considered, the price of the college, the area it’s in, what you’ll study. The list goes on. This all varies depending...

CVHS' Multi-Racial Student Organization (CMRSO) gathered outside to make Valentine's Day cards for the Women's Home.

CVHS Multi-Racial Student Organization Delivers Some Love to the Women’s Home on Valentine’s Day

By Julian Namerow, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Despite Carnegie’s Multi-Racial Student Organization (CMRSO) limitations to only online meetings once a week, the club still prevailed in organizing a Valentine’s Day card drop off at the Women’s...

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