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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...

Erica Harris graduating from University of Texas at Austin with a degree in English

Erica Harris is becoming the person she taught us about

By Katheryn Consuegra and Natalia Nguyen April 24, 2023

Recently, CVHS English teacher Erica Harris was hired as a program administrator at Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, where...

Thanh-Tri Nguyen and his first place medal after winning tennis Districts with CVHSs tennis team.

Thanh-Tri Nguyen champions tennis districts

By Cindy Cui, Staff writer April 24, 2023

                  Known for his extremely friendly disposition and massive water bottle he always carries through the halls, junior...

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...

A picture of Chad G.P. in his finest blue suit.

Meet Chad G.P., CVHS’s Valedictorian

By Ella Pham and John Nguyen March 31, 2023

It was an hour before the deadline. Chad had to get a 50-page essay completed.  For many, minutes would’ve become seconds, and an hour would have flown by within the blink of an eye. For Chad G.P,...

Laura Williams smiling excitedly in her second home -- the classroom.

Laura Williams and the path to teaching English

By Anjali Martinez and Adrianna Guadalupe March 10, 2023

In January, CVHS's English department welcomed a new face, Laura Jean Williams. Recently retired from her 20-year-long career at Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA), she embarks...

16-year-old Olivia McCrary begins their art career through fandom art. Now they are working on a TPSP project about art therapy.

17-year-old Olivia McCrary’s path from fanart to art therapy

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor March 10, 2023

CVHS junior Olivia McCrary can be seen under the stairway near the library doodling on their phone. Starting with simple vague shapes like circles and rectangles, McCrary begins to add more and more details...

Photograph taken by Carnegie junior Isabela Guerrero titled Victory of a City

Isabela Guerrero and Mario Lopez capture beautiful shots of city pride for “Eye on Houston”

By Adrianna Guadalupe, Staff Writer February 17, 2023

A picture can be worth a thousand words, and in "Eye On Houston", it does exactly that. "Eye on Houston: High School Documentary Photography", created by the Museum Fine Arts Houston, selects photographs...

Jessica Lin (left) toughing out the cold weather in Pennsylvania and Jahrel Noble (right) after a Yale-Harvard football game

Life after CVHS: Jessica and Jahrel’s journey at Ivy Leagues

By Nicki Anahita and Sasha Cabral January 25, 2023

This story is a continuation of Upstream’s coverage on CVHS’s Class of 2022 valedictorian Jessica Lin and salutatorian Jahrel Noble. The story can be read here. Jessica Lin’s Story Jahrel Noble’s...

Harris shows off his famous cat mask, paired with another daily cat shirt.

Micah Harris and the “Furry Faces of Innocence” on his phone

By Jerry Fan and Ava Lim October 20, 2022

Not everyone knows his name, but everyone knows his face—or rather, everyone knows his cat face mask. You’ve seen him in the hallways a few times, and for some reason, he sticks out to you. You...

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....

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