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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Carnegie celebrates its 20th anniversary

Carnegie celebrates its 20th anniversary

By Isabel Hoffman and Zainab Zaman April 19, 2022

From 178 to 925 students, CVHS has grown exponentially since its beginning in 2003. With a new building, a growing staff and evolving curriculum, Carnegie has earned its place as one of the top 50 public...

People begin purchase mass quantities of energy and caffeinated products after recent studies reveal the immunity to FDA-approved energy drinks.

Battery acid isn’t bad — you’re just doing it wrong

By Nadia Talanker and Judith Carrizales March 31, 2022

A recent study conducted by the School for Sleep Deprivation and Coffee Bean Craftery reveals that teenage students have grown immune to the majority of FDA-approved caffeinated drinks. With an overload...

Jessica and Jahrels Journey to the top of their class

Jessica and Jahrel’s Journey to the top of their class

By Isabel Hoffman and Zainab Zaman March 9, 2022

Jessica Lin's Story Jessica Lin's eyes widened as she stared at the number three printed at the bottom of her report card at the start of her junior year at Carnegie. Number three out of 248 was the...

Emmery Nguyen using her Denjis chainsaw mask from Chainsaw Man cosplay during spirit week

CVHS Junior Emmery Nguyen turns cosplay hobby into TPSP project

By Judith Carrizales and Nadia Talanker February 22, 2022

The first time CVHS junior Emmery Nguyen started sharing her cosplays was in middle school. Cosplay is a hobby of creating costumes relating to or reflecting a character from fictional media. Cosplays...

CVHS girls basketball team attend their last game of the season following new HISD protocols

HISD, CVHS cancel or postpone extracurricular activities amid COVID surge

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez January 31, 2022

In the first week of school, 45,515 students or nearly a quarter of the district student population were absent on Monday. 26,259 were absent on the first Tuesday of the new year, while 2240 of those students...

Cayla Gottesman protest the abortion ban by sitting for the Texas Pledge.

CVHS junior Cayla Gottesman begins a protest against the Texas abortion ban

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez October 24, 2021

CVHS junior Cayla Gottesman never felt right about standing up for the Texas pledge. Everytime she stood, all the injustices, brutality, and inequality that happened in the country she stood on, the...

The HISD COVID-19 dashboard reports a total of 2,693 positive cases as of September 23.

District and state COVID-protection plans remain unchanged while HISD’s COVID cases increase by more than 100% in last week

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez September 28, 2021

A week after August 23rd when HISD opened schools for the 2021-22 school year, the district reported 493 student and staff COVID cases. In the third week, the district reported 1,235 cases, representing...

2019 Open House, the number of parents has doubled in size in comparison of the year prior to 2018.

CVHS Student Population Increases to 862 as Additional Budget Cuts Loom

By Ashton Brown, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

The dismissal bell rings at CVHS. Students pour out of their classes in waves. The hallway is crowded and stuffy. A student trips over another person’s first day of school shoes. Freshman boys run up...

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