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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

Coco Crepes & Coffee offers a variety of crepes down the street from CVHS.

Your choice of sweet and savory at Coco Crepes & Coffee

By Chiamaka Uwalaka and Dia Vaswani November 14, 2022

We walked up towards the porch of the Coco Crepes & Coffee, located on University Boulevard in Rice Village, on a sunny Thursday afternoon. As we walked in, we were greeted by the homestyle wooden...

Audrey Kim performing with 713 dance ensemble in the 2022 dance season.

Junior Audrey Kim: dancing to express not impress

By Catherine Hu and Ella Pham October 20, 2022

The red curtain shrouded her face. Maroon and velvety darkness hid trembling fingers.  10 seconds. Her worries were counseled by silence, and her growing heartbeat acted like a countdown. Five...

Photo of CVHS Assistant Principal Juan Garner during the first year (2004) CVHS became an official school.

Assistant Principal Juan Garner’s 26-year pedagogical history is tied to CVHS’ own history

By Judith Carrizales and Sakina Hafeez October 20, 2022

During his youth, CVHS Assistant Principal, Juan Garner was fascinated by maps. He drew maps of his childhood neighborhood, created imaginary maps and made cities in the dirt for his Hot Wheels car set....

Diego Mendez plays his guitar in music theory class during the weekly jam sessions.

Carnegie students jam in school’s first music class

By Rinn Wilson, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

This year at CVHS is the first where students can attend the new extracurricular class Music Theory, a class that focuses on students’ relationship to music of all genres.   Students last year were...

31 days after Uvalde School shooting, The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act passes.

Bipartisan Safer Communities Act passes 31 days after Uvalde School shooting

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez September 23, 2022

As of August, the United States has experienced 470 shootings. On May 24, the Uvalde school shooting killed 22 people and injured 17. On May 14, the Buffalo shooting killed 10 people and injured three....

CVHS proudly displays a sign celebrating their fully staffed status.

CVHS experiences low teacher turnover, while HISD faces staff shortages

By Brooke Bushong, Jerry Fan, and My-Tran Vo September 23, 2022

While Houston Independent School District (HISD) scrambled to fill over 800 teacher vacancies as school started, CVHS hasn’t experienced the same issue. The school had two vacancies over the summer,...

Women and Men rally up to protest the possibility of the overturning of Roe v. Wade in Austin, Texas.

CVHS staff and students voice opinions on the overruling of Roe v. Wade

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor May 27, 2022

Roe v. Wade is a landmark decision that protects a woman's bodily autonomy right to an abortion. Initially a case between Jane Roe and Henry Wade, it was recently re-targeted by the Supreme Court. On...

CVHS Girls soccer team participate in the final game of the season

The CVHS Girls Soccer Team plays their way up to championships

By Isabel Hoffman and Zainab Zaman May 27, 2022

The sound of cleats thrashing against the grass thrashed is drowned into faint white noise by the cheers of the audience. The Carnegie girls soccer team dashed around the field. They had worked tirelessly...

Debt Collectors demand the cancellation of all student debt and access to a tuition free college.

The student debt crisis impacts college choices

By Judith Carrizales and Rugveda Patil April 20, 2022

Biden’s administration announced a series of new student loan relief plans to cancel a minimum of $10,000 of student debt per person. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a pause in student debt...

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...

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