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Restaurants and Businesses are Opening Too Early

By Talia Moghnieh, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

People are risking their lives just to get a meal in Texas, because restaurants are opening up too early during Covid. The well known newspaper New York Times’s Texas Coronavirus Map and Case Count,...

CVHS' Algebra I and II teacher Julea Brode receives the school's 2021 Teacher of the Year Award

For the love of math-CVHS’ Algebra I and II teacher receives the school’s 2021 Teacher of the Year Award

By Judith Carrizales, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

CVHS's 2021 Teacher of the Year Ms. Julea Brode didn't always know she would end up teaching. But she always knew she would always be working in the field of mathematics. Brode grew up in the Clear...

On Saturday, February 6th, 2021, CVHS junior Maia Vo(far right) joined the SE Texas Emergency room health team in providing distribution assistance for the second dose of the Moderna COVID-19. Vaccinations went out to a portion of Houston-Spring Valley’s community of small clinic health professionals and their elderly family members.

CVHS Junior Maia Vo: Guiding the gateway to COVID-19 vaccinations

By Gabi Rodriguez, Editor In-Chief April 9, 2021

CVHS junior Maia Vo stood in black scrubs, behind her mask. They were baggy and bore the swishing static of synthetic cotton, but to the coiling line of awaiting faces that greeted her and her parents...

Film Review: $70 Million dollars in producing Zack Snyder's Justice League still does not do justice to the original

Film Review: $70 Million dollars in producing Zack Snyder’s Justice League still does not do justice to the original

By Maya Collins and Marcos Delgadillo April 9, 2021

Zack Snyder might be the modern action director who has the most considerable empathy and seeks to make the audience cry, scream, and yell at a movie. This director has a fondness for simple, yet grand,...

Junior Jessica Lin's documentary film Beyond the Model was recently featured and won Jury Selection for Directing at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Beyond the Model: Junior Jessica Lin exposes the intersection of the model minority myth and Anti-Asian violence in her documentary, featured at the SXSW Film Festival

By Julian Namerow, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival draws over 230,00 attendees and raises over 355 million dollars yearly. The festival only features 7 productions for the category “Texas High Schools” out of...

Migrant minors line up to sleep inside a detention center in El Paso, TX.

Is Biden’s treatment of children crossing the border really any different than Trump’s?

By Emma Pierce, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Last month, CNN reported that in the month of February, alone, Border Patrol apprehended nearly 9,300 unaccompanied children at the US southern border, up from around 5,600 in January. To put this into...

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...

NASA's 2020 Mars Rover is named Perseverance

The Mars Rover is a Test of Ingenuity and Perseverance

By Nadia Talanker, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Perseverance is a NASA mission, which has the objective of exploring Mars’ habitability as well as looking for past, microbial life on Mars. This mission is one of NASA’s most recent adventures, and...

The Rauch Twins, Ronnie (left) and David (right), have won first place at the Regional National History Day Competition

CVHS juniors and twins David and Ronald Rauch both awarded first place at the Regional National History Day Competition

By Ash Brown, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

A rehearsed monologue, a revised paper, or a riveting documentary? These are just three of the five project styles that National History Day Competition participants undertook in the regional competition...

With a plethora of streaming services, which one can you get the most value for your money?

Price-Variety-User Experience: Which streaming service is worth your money?

By Diego Gonzalez, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Click. Click. Click. The despair of boredom slowly creeps up on you as you click and click through the TV channels. “Why is there nothing good on TV?” you begin to wonder as your boredom only grows...

The star-studded Falcoln and the Winter Soldier is Marvel's most recent production.

Film Review: A military teched-out birdman and a 106 year old metal armed soldier- what’s not to love

By Cameron Hart, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

What do you get when you cross a military teched-out birdman with a 106 year old metal armed soldier? An insanely good Marvel series. Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is a brand new series...

The end of the state mask mandates spells the beginning of private disputes over the wearing of masks

The end of the state mask mandates spells the beginning of private disputes over the wearing of masks

By Jonathon Morales and Alexandra Silva April 9, 2021

On March 10th, Governor Greg Abbott lifted the statewide mask mandate for Texas. There have been mixed emotions about this controversial decision and some businesses are trying to figure out what to...

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