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Freshman dropped off the grid

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer November 22, 2020

https://anchor.fm/roxell-bonilla/episodes/Freshman-dropped-off-the-grid-emrhvj Interview with Mr. Ceja on the computer distribution and other issues with technology and internet for the school year...

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.

Joe Biden is declared the 46th president of the United States.

CVHS Campus Reacts to the 2020 Election Results

By Carys Reyes, Julian Namerow, and Emma Pierce 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...

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...

Junior Camille Marlin, in the center, plays midfielder for the competitive club Houston Dash Academy 04.

For the love of soccer: Junior Camille Marlin shares what it takes to compete in U.S. Club Soccer

By Abigail Nunez November 12, 2020

If you've seen junior Camille Marlin around campus, then you know, she is always ready to play soccer. Marlin is a midfielder for the elite club Houston Dash Academy 04 girls soccer team, which plays competitively...

Before entering teaching, CVHS biology and chemistry teacher Antonio Arredondo donned this uniform, serving in the army for 20 years.

A mentor among his troops and his students- CVHS science teacher Antonio Arredondo shares his experience in the army and in the classroom

By Thomas Briones November 12, 2020

  In his first year teaching at CVHS, chemistry and biology teacher Antonio Arredondo is setting his goals high to help shape his students to be able to achieve their path to become whatever...

In addition to her internship with How to College: First Gen, Shree works with the March for Our Lives, Students for Refugees, Red Cross, and more advocacy and activism work.

How to College: First Gen’s Intern – Shree Kamani

By Gabi Rodriguez and Vivian Huynh November 12, 2020

        The situation was every man for himself. Hours of work put into building an academic stronghold could collapse at the expense of one failure. Performance status...

Ashton Brown attending the Black Lives Matter March on Washington in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

From Trayvon Martin to George Floyd to the March on Washington, Black Student Union president Ashton Brown chronicles his growing activism for racial justice

By Ashley Becerra and Talia Moghnieh November 12, 2020

[/audioclip]   Black Student Union president, junior Ashton Brown, was only about 9 years old when the 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by vigilante police in...

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 Amy Maya and My-Tran Vo November 12, 2020

Captain of the CVHS varsity volleyball team, junior Li Bahler, can't remember a time when she hasn't been playing volleyball. “My sister started playing at the YMCA, you know, and I used to do gymnastics....

Calculus teacher Stephanie Chen continues communicating with students online while her 6-month-old son Jacob sleeps in her arms.

How to Teach Calculus with a Baby in Your Arms

CVHS teachers Stephanie Chen, Charlotte Haney, and Rachel Bohenick share their struggles parenting and teaching during the age of coronavirus.
By Nadia Talanker, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

With a newborn child in her lap, CVHS calculus teacher Stephanie Chen takes on the task of teaching an entire class while having to tend to her child’s needs at the exact same time. She juggles answering...

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