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(Left to right) Ramon Moss, Lamia Moumni, and Melissa Matsu representing Carnegie Vanguard High School at the 2024 Magnet School of America Conference

Celebrating Success: CVHS recognized as a Certified Magnet School of America

By Chloe Tran, Staff Writer, Social Media Manager May 6, 2024

On April 19, CVHS was awarded national distinction by the Magnet Schools of America (MSA) at their conference in NYC. Melissa Matsu, our Dean of Instruction, Lamia Moumni and Ramon Moss represented Carnegie...

Carnegies biggest frat on campus, Mu Alpha Theta, fosters smiles and smarts

Mu Alpha Theta: Carnegie’s biggest frat

By Andrew Lee and John Nguyen April 1, 2024

“Greek Life” is a phrase that almost every student in America has heard of, with fraternities and sororities like Sigma Chi, Alpha Phi Theta, and Delta Gamma existing at every college and university....

CVHS Boys Volleyball team after winning their second game against Kipp East End 3-0.

Behind the Scenes: Boys’ volleyball managers leading their team to glory on the court and beyond

By Roxell Bonilla and Sasha Cabral March 4, 2024

Behind most sports teams is a ball, a team and most importantly, a coach. This is not the case for the CVHS boy’s volleyball team. The team is led by six female students, each taking on a different role...

Horn posing with a Chucky doll outside the Carnegie’s 2023 Halloween pep rally (doodles by Kaylee Yang)

Michael Horn: Our school’s lock-up and campus friend

By Chloe Tran and Kaylee Yang December 10, 2023

Imagine you’re on your way through the cafeteria and subconsciously think to yourself, “Wow, the floor’s really shiny and clean.” All of a sudden, a colossal navy blue automaton whirrs up behind...

CVHS JV Volleyball team wins against their biggest opponent in the season, ending the final set at 25-23, after being behind 7 points.

CVHS JV Volleyball team sweeps their way to being undefeated

By Roxell Bonilla, Sports Editor December 4, 2023

As the season ends, the Junior Varsity girls’ volleyball team has remained undefeated despite having to adjust to major changes. Captain Daniella Lopez has expressed that the team's success wouldn’t...

Graphic that represents CVHS students common transfer locations within HISD

Transferring: A common CVHS phenomenon

By Andrew Lee, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

This school year, many CVHS students have transferred to neighboring high schools across the greater Houston area. This trend can be explained by the compelling pull factors represented by other schools,...

The Freedmans Town Marker in Fourth Ward Houston with information on the twentieth-century delevopment of Freedmans Town. (, photographed by Jim Evans)

Preserving our roots: The history of Carnegie’s area

By Anushka Ghimire and Sundari Maharajh December 4, 2023

After a long and busy day at Carnegie, the bell finally rings, and almost 900 students bustle off to hang out in the neighborhood. They can choose from a variety of places, such as the Barnaby’s Cafe...

A visual representation symbolizing how the change of moving houses and renting out my childhood home felt.

Personal Column: Accepting the prelude

By Sasha Cabral, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2023

Everything was gone. Empty. They had ransacked my house by the time I got back from my college trip to New York and Connecticut, but I expected this to happen. My tía and tío had scheduled the movers...

Senior Gavin Garcia marketing his  campaign slogan: Make Carnegie Great Again

Gavin Garcia wants to “make Carnegie great again”

By Siddharth Dasari and Esteban Gallardo December 3, 2023

If there are 4 words that summarize Gavin Garcia’s campaign, they would be: Make. Carnegie. Great. Again. A senior, Garcia had never had prior Student Council (STUCO) experience. He described himself...

Miguel Inchaurregui is leaving Carnegie Vanguard High School after 4 years of teaching here.

Miguel Inchaurregui: Math, Language, and History Enthusiast

By Judith Carrizales and Nadia Talanker April 30, 2023

In 2019, CVHS teacher Miguel Inchaurregui received a call from CVHS dean of instruction Melissa Matsu informing him that he had gotten the position as a math teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Since...

Carnegie students walkout with posters in order to protest the TEA takeover

CVHS students organize walkout amid TEA takeover

By Adrianna Guadalupe and Ava Manchac April 24, 2023

CVHS students participated in an admin-approved district-wide walkout to protest the TEA takeover on April 6.  The walkout, which took place during lunch, comes as a response to the TEA takeover, which...

Sophomore Cameron Carness International Thespian Society headshot on the Carnegie Theatre Company’s website.

The Face Behind the Curtain: Cameron Carnes leads CVHS Theatre Company to region

By Sasha Cabral, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2023

This story contains a podcast that includes more quotes from Cameron Carnes. Scroll down below to listen to the podcast as you read. The vivid lights. The skillfully fashioned costumes. The meticulously...

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