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Gaming through Life

Gaming through Life

Sam Zentz, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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“Here take this,” Michael’s older brother said. “You want me to play Halo on the XBOX while you’re gone?” the 6-year-old Michael said. “Yeah, why not?” his brother said. Michael picked up the controller and ever since that day, he’s loved playing video games. Although now,...

Dealing With Darkness: The Hardship Of Being A Depressed Student

Dealing With Darkness: The Hardship Of Being A Depressed Student

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

February 1, 2018


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“I hate when [the voices] really come out. I know when they take over because I am in the back of my mind and just watching,” student A said.  The student, who wishes to remain anonymous, describes her childhood at previous schools as lonely. She often busied herself by talking to make-believe...

Configuring the Future: Robotics Club

Configuring the Future: Robotics Club

Chris Martinez, Reporter

November 8, 2017


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For many students in Robotics, building and programming a robot can take both hard work and dedication, but with the right amount of team spirit and motivation, every obstacle will become easy. “It’s going to be pretty exciting, I led a Robotics Club last school year, and again this school year....

It’s Not Cool to be Cruel

It’s Not Cool to be Cruel

Lela Eggen, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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In efforts to keep the high school safe for students and faculty alike, administration and officers at CHS have advice for the student body: filming and joining in the fight won’t help the situation. “During a fight we don’t want you videotaping, and do everything you can not to instigate,”...

The Physics Project Teaches A Life Skill To A Student

The Physics Project Teaches A Life Skill To A Student

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

October 26, 2017


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Ending the first quarter of the year, Mrs. Burkhart's physics classes constructed rubberband powered cars. Students were instructed to make a car out of select materials including tacks, paper clips, card board, and C.D.'s. The project used potential energy from the rubber bands to power the car....

It’s in Their Hearts to Keep Yours Beating

It’s in Their Hearts to Keep Yours Beating

Jaelyn Zapata, Reporter

October 19, 2017


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Every Wednesday, Health Occupations Student of America (HOSA) members meet after school to learn leadership and clinical skills to prepare them for rotations. “HOSA members will learn useful clinical skills to further their knowledge of the medical field, compete in competitions, and interact with...

New BIM Teacher Arrives at CHS

New BIM Teacher Arrives at CHS

Madison Brown, Reporter

October 17, 2017


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The new business marketing teacher, Mr. Baldemar Gonzales Jr, came to teach at Calallen from Robstown on Oct. 2 to replace Mrs. Malone. Mrs. Malone was a first year teacher who chose to leave CHS shortly after the school year began. “I feel like things were a bit hectic, because we had two different...

More Than Just a Homecoming Dance

More Than Just a Homecoming Dance

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

October 12, 2017


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Back by popular demand, the homecoming dance will be held on October 28 from 8 to 11 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. This homecoming dance is a celebration of the unity and resilience of students these past months. Along with socializing, dancing, and taking pictures, there will also be door prizes...

Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit® Scholarship Program

Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit® Scholarship Program

Ashlee Burns, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2017


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The principal, Mrs. Yvonne Neth, of Calallen High School announced today that Keith Swanson, Amanda Dusek, and Rick Munoz have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC),...

Topcats Sell Waffle Plates To Support Expenses

Topcats Sell Waffle Plates To Support Expenses

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

September 26, 2017


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The Topcats are currently selling waffle tickets for seven dollars to help cover the cost of their competition season expenses. The tickets will be sold until September 30, which is the day to pick up the plates. Miranda Pilarczyk, a junior topcat, said that in the past, "The waffle ticket fundraiser...

Welcome New Teachers and Staff!

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

September 20, 2017


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Topcats Assist in Hurricane Harvey Effort

Topcats Assist in Hurricane Harvey Effort

Travis Lutenbacher, Reporter

September 12, 2017


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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,...

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