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Atrium changes hands

Atrium changes hands

Olivia Colburn, Managing Editor

November 26, 2019

Some students walk past the atrium without a second thought, missing the way the rabbits quietly hop along the edge of the plants or around a table. The students who do take time to look at the atrium see the various plants it has, and the rabbit plant control.  Susan Presley, a biology teacher, t...

Seventies band AC/DC still relevant to students

Seventies band AC/DC still relevant to students

Jake Million, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

Alone in class, doing his work, junior Darren Quinones listens to one of his favorite classic rock bands, AC/DC.  Even during the ride home from school Quinones will hear the original tunes of AC/DC and many other classic rock bands such as, Rolling Stones, Def Leppard and Queen. Classic rock ba...

Poet In The Making

Poet In The Making

Kendall McCall & Amber Ashworth, Reporters

March 7, 2019

As the words unfold, the ink spills out onto the blank paper, unknowingly writing a poem that may just change her life. Alyson Camplain wrote several poems and typed them on a poetry website. One poem took the owners attention and put it in a poem contest, which she is still currently in. "I typed...

One Last KISS

One Last KISS

John Bendele & Aaron Sullivan, Reporters

March 1, 2019

The legendary band, KISS, sold out arenas and rocked the world for over 40 years made local headlines when they performed at the American Bank Center on Feb. 19 during their End of the Road Tour. They played in front of a packed audience that included several students from CHS. “There were a lot...

Student Makes All State Choir

Student Makes All State Choir

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

January 24, 2019

After six months of vocal practice, senior Gracie Wernig won fifth at the state qualifying choir competition. "They called my name and I just started crying," she said. "I don't even remember who they called after that or what they said because I was just sobbing happy tears." The top eight students...

Seniors Enter Their Last Semester

Seniors Enter Their Last Semester

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

January 9, 2019

As the school bell rings, signaling the end of another school day, seniors know they are one day closer to graduation. "It feels good and I feel relieved because we are closer to the end of high school," Montgomery Mathisen said. Mathisen's goal for his last year is to get all A's in his classes...

Student Attends Shriner Hospital Anti-Bullying Golf Tournament In Las Vegas

Student Attends Shriner Hospital Anti-Bullying Golf Tournament In Las Vegas

Amber Ashworth, Reporter

December 10, 2018

Walking through the terminal, sophomore Kaden Bradley listens for his plane to be called. “I don't know why they chose me, maybe because I’m funny,” he thinks as waits for his trip to Las Vegas. After a severe accident resulting in burns covering over 76% of his body, Kaden received care...

Lights, Cameras, Lashes

Lights, Cameras, Lashes

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

December 5, 2018

Lights, cameras, and lashes surrounded junior Chantel Karpesky as she prepared for her first beauty pageant, Miss Teen Corpus Christi Latina. “We attended workshops every Sunday and on the big day we each had a makeup and hair style, Karpesky said. Karpesky became involved in pageants through...

Like, Comment, Subscribe

Like, Comment, Subscribe

Amber Ashworth, Reporter

October 4, 2018

After she sets up the tripod and flickers on the light, she sits down and sees the red light pop on. This is the start of a new beginning. Sitting in front of a camera on a weekly basis talking to around 80,000 people is definitely not what most would call relaxing, but to Téa, it’s her life. “I...

Hopelessly Devoted

Hopelessly Devoted

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

August 23, 2018

It's rare to meet a childhood crush, but for CHS art teacher Mr. Olvera, his dreams came true when he met Olivia Newton-John who played Sandy in the 1978 movie Grease. "I never thought I would meet her," Mr. O said. "She is the most beautiful lady in the world." Last June marked Grease's 40th...

Shining Senior

Shining Senior

Hannah Morris, Reporter

April 19, 2018

Imagine a room bursting from the seams with color. Covered wall to wall is an innumerable amount of paintings, drawings and sculptures.  The tapping of pencils and swirling of paintbrushes is all you can hear under the low chattering of students. This is an everyday environment for senior art student,...

Dedicated to Dancing

Dedicated to Dancing

Lela Eggen, Reporter

March 6, 2018

Freshman Chloe Rodriguez is new to the topcats team, but she has already had a great experience. She has made great friends, learned new things, and made tons of memories. “Being a topcat has positively impacted my life; it taught me to be more confident,” Rodriguez said. Rodriguez has always...

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