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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

From Tulsa, OK to Houston, TX, HISD Superintendent Millard House II follows a family history of educational trailblazers.

A history of fighting for inclusion and equity guides Millard House II’s goals as Superintendent

By Adrianna Guadalupe and Anjali Martinez October 20, 2022

Silence filled the air on May 31, 1921 in the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Buildings were destroyed, houses were deserted and smoke hung heavy. The scene looked like a war had taken place. That war was known...

Ms. Sanchez holds up her corgi mousepad, one of many corgi-themed things in her office.

An Insight to Carnegie’s Favorite Wraparound Specialist- Karla Sanchez

By Ava Manchac and Cherry Vo October 20, 2022

There’s something familiar about her dimly lit office. Located on the second floor, it’s a beacon of joy for students. To the right, as you walk in, is a countertop packed with school supplies, snacks,...

Sex-education videos based on a best-selling book from the 1980s.

Out of 155 CVHS students surveyed on sex-ed knowledge, one received a perfect score

By Nicki Anahita and Danielle Yampuler September 23, 2022

Out of 155 CVHS students surveyed by Upstream News on their sexual education knowledge, only one student received a perfect score. The questions tested respondents on a variety of topics including, but...

Carnegies newest addition to all external doors blocks view of building from outside.

Post Uvalde, HISD to invest in guns on campus

By Ashley Becerra, Karla Berrueto, and Ava Lim September 23, 2022

This school year, Carnegie Vanguard High School and other HISD schools implemented new safety policies following the Uvalde, Texas shooting on May 24 at Robb Elementary. HISD approved a $2.3 million budget...

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,...

Carnegie Theatre Companys One Act Play participants (Courtesy of Savannah Santibanez)

Carnegie Theatre Company advances to UIL One Act Play’s 6A Regionals

By Alex Samano and Brooke J Ferrell April 20, 2022

On Friday, April 1st, Carnegie Theatre Company advanced to UIL One-Act Play’s 6A Regionals following their most recent performance of Sally Abbott’s I Think We Are Alone, originally performed by Frantic...

The plan was announced by Superintendent Millard House II. Image Courtesy of HISD.

HISD Superintendent Millard House II Announces New Budget Plans

By Atahan Koksoy, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

HISD Superintendent Millard House II has announced his Strategic Five Year Plan, an ambitious new agenda that aims to bring new programs, facilities, and competitive teacher salaries to all district schools....

When competition goes too far: Criticism of Name That Book

When competition goes too far: Criticism of Name That Book

By Brooke J Ferrell, Entertainment Editor March 9, 2022

TW: Discussion of suicide, homophobia, eating disorders, human trafficking, abuse, and death I click through the new list of titles, each plot bringing a fresh drop of nausea to the horror rolling in...

Harris County issues a red COVID alert while HISD resumes school as usual.

Op-Ed: HISD needs to return to remote learning before its “return to normal”

By Ava Lim and Brooke J Ferrell February 2, 2022

Imagine breathing through a narrow straw. For a second. For five seconds. For five minutes. Five hours. Five days. A tight band is wrapped around your chest and every breath brings a new wave of fire into...

HISD encourages student testing amid testing shortages

By Rugveda Patil, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

When students came back from winter break, the COVID cases in the Houston ISD increased to about 30 people in Carnegie Vanguard’s small high school of 808. Many of these students were encouraged to take...

HISD plans to fully reopen schools for the 2021-22 schools year with a Virtual Academy for online students.

HISD Plans To Separate In-Person Students from Virtual

By Thomas Dowe and Diego Gonzalez April 30, 2021

  HISD recently announced its reopening plan for the 2021-22 school year. This plan includes details regarding how teachers and students will reintegrate into the classroom and numerous other...

A social distancing sign hangs in front of CVHS restrooms.

Less than 10% of CVHS students return to campus, but district-wide concerns over HISD’s safety protocols continue

By Maya Collins and Marcos Delgadillo October 14, 2020

[/audioclip] Out of 930 students, it has been confirmed that, overall, 90 students will be returning: 44 freshmen, 23 sophomores, 16 juniors, and 6 seniors are coming back to the campus for face-to-face...

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