Upstream News

Freshman dropped off the grid

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 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.

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

November 20, 2020

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 2012. At that time, he...

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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...

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

Ashton Brown attending the Black Lives Matter March on Washington in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
November 12, 2020

  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 2012. At that...

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 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...

Load more stories
The News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School