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Students Demand Action deliver dozens of letters demanding safer schools to HISD

Students Demand Action deliver dozens of letters demanding safer schools to HISD

By Sharon Vera, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

On January 14 around 4pm, Cesar Cortes passed away after being shot by a fellow student at Bellaire High school. After three HISD campus shootings , students stated they have had enough. The HISD community realized that school shootings aren’t just a rare possibility but at our front door. On Janua...

Anger. Hope. Confusion. TEA Takeover Leaves CVHS Admin and Staff with More Questions than Answers

TEA Commissioner Mike Morath announces the takeover of HISD at a State Capitol hearing.

By Andrew T Mai, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The time that HISD has been dreading for months has come. As of November 6, the TEA or Texas Education Agency, under Commissioner Mike Morath, has announced that they plan to take over HISD. Many schools, as well as CVHS, wonder what changes will be made due to the takeover. This is we already...

Amid Potential State Takeover of HISD, Two Students Explore Inequality at Neighborhood School

Amid Potential State Takeover of HISD, Two Students Explore Inequality at Neighborhood School

By Ema Wilson and Cameron Hart

October 21, 2019

CVHS freshman Sha takes the loud, crowded bus every day from CVHS in Montrose to her stop in Gulfton, a largely low-income community of color. She quickly gets off, starting to walk to her apartment. The cloudy skies looming overhead and the rest of the barren streets come to her as a blur. Now she ...

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