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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

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Green stink cloud descends over Carnegie (Edited by Kevin Pham)

Breaking: Mysterious green cloud looms over CVHS

By Kevin Pham and Neela Ravi April 1, 2024

Beginning on April 1 2024, a pungent green cloud of odor has emerged over Carnegie Vanguard High School’s building, exposing hundreds of students to dangerous levels of body odor (more commonly known...

My first day at St. Johns, filled with uncertainty.

Personal Column: Finding my path

By Siddharth Dasari, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

No chance.  That’s what I was thinking as soon as I turned in my application to St. John’s School (SJS), which is considered Houston’s premier private high school.  To begin with, I was an...

A screenshot of a college-related Instagram post by @limmytalks.

Op-Ed: College admissions TikTok portrays a limited reality — take what you can and leave the rest

By Sasha Cabral, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2024

It is undeniable that social media is an integral, and almost routine, part of the average teenager’s life. According to a 2023 Gallup Poll, approximately 4.8 hours of a teenager’s day is devoted to...

Student on the entry screen of Instagram when having unfinished school work.

Procrastination 101: The best ways not to work

By Chloe Tran, Staff Writer, Social Media Manager February 4, 2024

If I stood in a room full of Carnegie students, giving a presentation, and asked the question, “Who here procrastinates on school work?” I’m sure at least 90% of people in the room would raise their...

Changes to the AP History Exam havent been this major since 2015 reiterations, and will have a significant impact on test taking this academic year.

5’s Inbound: College Board unveils new scoring measures for AP history tests

By Chloe Tran and Kaylee Yang December 4, 2023

“You can get the score that you want and that you deserve because now some of these boundaries are just a little bit more user friendly,” said CVHS World and US History Teacher Kristen Davis-Owen after...

Carnegie students walkout with posters in order to protest the TEA takeover

CVHS students organize walkout amid TEA takeover

By Adrianna Guadalupe and Ava Manchac April 24, 2023

CVHS students participated in an admin-approved district-wide walkout to protest the TEA takeover on April 6.  The walkout, which took place during lunch, comes as a response to the TEA takeover, which...

A toilet is angry about not being clean, made in Canva

To flush or not to flush? A guide on how to keep the bathrooms clean

By Hagar Cohen, Opinions Editor April 1, 2023

Let’s get one thing straight, nobody likes going to the school bathrooms. The smell is atrocious, and even worse, people decide that suddenly all the knowledge they had on how to flush a toilet is gone....

SAT near? Never fear, Broseph Testpassers is here!

SAT near? Never fear, Broseph Testpassers is here!

By Brooke Bushong and Joseph Mutagaya April 1, 2023

Losing hair, sleep and sanity over the good ol’ Standard Aptitude Test? You may (or may not) be entitled to advice from Broseph (pronounced Bro-sef) Testpassers Incorporated. Anyways, like most students...

HISDs most recent post about the change in the 2022-23 school year.

HISD adds an additional week to the 2022-23 school year

By Roxell Bonilla, Sports Editor April 1, 2023

HISD announced a recent change to the school year on March 22 and extended it one week due to students missing one too many days of school. HISD Superintendent Willard Shed hopes that the extension of...

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....

Voldemort gave me an F this cycle!

Voldemort gave me an F this cycle!

By Nicole Rodil Suarez, Photo Editor March 31, 2022

Hiking in the mountains in Greece during fall break.

A Different Way of Structuring School

By Leo Bader, Staff Writer October 19, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE: Follow CVHS sophomore Leo Bader in an ongoing column series as he spends this year as an exchange student navigating the differences between the lives of youth in Berlin and Houston. For...

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