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  • Oct. 30 Volleyball -- Bi-District (Mon.-Tues.)

  • Oct. 27 Football vs Alice, Here @ 7:30 (Homecoming)

  • Oct. 26 Football (9th-white) vs Alice, There @ 4:30

  • Oct. 26 Football (9th-maroon) vs Alice, There @ 6:00

  • Oct. 26 Football (jv) vs Alice, There @ 7:30

  • Oct. 24 Volleyball vs TM, There @ 5:00/5:00/6:00

  • Oct. 23 Cross Country Regional Meet, TAMU-CC

  • Oct. 20 Volleyball vs King, Here 6:00/6:00/5:00

  • Oct. 19 Football vs Ray, There @ 7:30 (Cabaniss)

  • Oct. 18 (9th-white) vs Ray, Here @ 4:30

  • PSAT Prep Course to Take Place

    PSAT Prep Course to Take Place

    ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

    September 13, 2017

    With a new school year, comes more testing especially the PSAT and SAT. Calallen High School will host a PSAT preparation course on October 9, 2017. The PSAT is a test intended to give students experience for the actual SAT. For Dylan Hofstetter, a Senior, he feels that the PSAT prepared him for the...

    CHS Journal

  • Give Blood, Save Lives

    Give Blood, Save Lives

    Ashlee Burns, Editor in Chief

    September 12, 2017

    The Coastal Bend Blood Center will be holding a blood drive Wednesday, September 13 from 9 am to 4 pm. All student donors will be entered for a chance to win an Apple iPad. Blood banks are in constant need of every blood type to be able to supply in case of emergencies, according to nurse Kimberly...

  • Topcats Assist in Hurricane Harvey Effort

    Topcats Assist in Hurricane Harvey Effort

    Travis Lutenbacher, Reporter

    September 12, 2017

    Coming from the ashes of the recent devastation that has been caused by Hurricane Harvey, a melancholy beauty has formed in the community out of support for those affected by the awful storm. Here at Calallen High School, many extracurricular activities have gone the extra mile to support those displaced,...

    Jodie Diegel

  • Graduating Before Graduation

    Graduating Before Graduation

    Wyatt Lutenbacher, Reporter

    September 11, 2017

    Colby Cooley, a senior, has recently made history by becoming the first person from the Calallen school district to become a certified EMT and firefighter before graduating high school. “I took and completed the program through a course at Del Mar West,” Cooley said. “I became interested in...

  • Hotheaded Hurricane Harvey Makes Its Way to the Gulf

    Hotheaded Hurricane Harvey Makes Its Way to the Gulf

    ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

    August 24, 2017

    Bullets of water falling from the sky pelting innocent cars, stomping sidewalks, denting tin roofs with winds pushing and pulling your body and bending trees as if they are rubber bands. These are the welcoming signs of a hurricane. Most commonly heard from Bill Vessey, Hurricane Harvey is spinning and...

News

Meet the Teacher Night, Pre-AP/AP Meeting to Take Place

Chris Martinez, Reporter

Calallen High school will be hosting their meet the teacher night on September 13, 2017, the meet the teacher event will be held in the cafeteria from 5:30-6:30 pm. Calallen High school will also be hosting their AP & Pre AP parent meeting on September 13, 2017, the meeting will be held in the library at 6:35 pm.

September 5, 2017No Comments

Hotheaded Hurricane Harvey Makes Its Way to the Gulf

Hotheaded Hurricane Harvey Makes Its Way to the Gulf

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

Bullets of water falling from the sky pelting innocent cars, stomping sidewalks, denting tin roofs with winds pushing and pulling your body and bending trees as if they are rubber bands. These are the welcoming signs of a...

August 24, 2017No Comments

Semester Exams Around the Corner

Semester Exams Around the Corner

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

Semester exams are approaching as the school year comes to a close. Students who meet the grade and attendance requirements in each class are eligible for exemption from their semester exams. Absences are counted by individual...

May 22, 2017No Comments

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Sports

Introducing the 2017-2018 Color Guard Cast List

Introducing the 2017-2018 Color Guard Cast List

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

Color Guard has picked its team for the upcoming year. Practice starts today, May 9th, for the following team members: DeAnn Ross Jazmin Chavarria Tristyn Villarreal ...

May 9, 2017No Comments

Time to Audition for Color Guard!

Time to Audition for Color Guard!

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

Color Guard will be holding auditions for its 2017-18 edition on Thursday, April 27th and Friday, April 28th from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in the band hall. Calallen's Color Guard...

April 26, 20172 Comments

Pole Vaulters Set New PR at District

Pole Vaulters Set New PR at District

Evan Oviedo, Writer

Calallen High School’s varsity pole vaulters participated in the 5A District meet in Alice on Monday, April 10th, 2017. Eleven teams from the district competed in the events....

April 17, 2017No Comments

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Feature

Welcome New Teachers and Staff!

Ashlee Burns and ClaraGrace Pavelka

September 20, 2017No Comments

Dual Credit Spanish Course Demands Heavier Work Load

Dual Credit Spanish Course Demands Heavier Work Load

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Staff Writer

Beginning this year, the Spanish dual credit program switched from Texas A&M Kingsville to Del Mar College. With the transfer of colleges arose new programs and extra...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Testing Schedule Allows Student Time for Additional Job Experience

Testing Schedule Allows Student Time for Additional Job Experience

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Reporter

For students, spring time means the beginning of EOC testing. The first tests will be English I and II. English I will be Tuesday, March 28 and English II will be Thursday,...

March 28, 2017No Comments

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