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Seniors dress up in their creative best

Seniors dress up in their creative best

Juan Vasquez, Assistant Managing Editor

November 12, 2019

Seniors dressed up as movie, television and humorous characters, and really took advantage of the opportunity to be creative for their annual dress-up day on Sept. 20. Senior dress up day is a longtime school tradition where students wear costumes with pop culture references, obscure TV show characters ...

ROTC comes to campus

ROTC comes to campus

John Bendele, Editor-In-Chief

October 18, 2019

The hot sun went down on a 98-degree October day. All of the drills were done, including marching in format with the platoon and practicing alignment.     This year marks the first time that students here joined with Tuloso-Midway High School to enroll in NJROTC, Navy Junior Reserve Officers Trai...

Topcats Announce New Officers

Topcats Announce New Officers

Kendall McCall, Amber Ashworth, Kara Johnson, Reporters

May 3, 2019

The Topcats have finished their 2018-2019 dance season and are now going into their 2019-2020 season with all new officers. They and are going to start off the season with technique on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout May.  "The officers' main job is to lead the team in the best way they can and ...

Phlebotomy Students Give Their Blood And Tears

Phlebotomy Students Give Their Blood And Tears

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

March 5, 2019

Phlebotomy students will practice drawing blood from any CHS volunteer Wednesday, March 6. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and have a valid ID. The blood testing will only take 10 minutes and they are only filling half a tube. Any student that volunteers will receive a free sweat pant day...

CHS To Host Open House Monday

CHS To Host Open House Monday

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

February 21, 2019

All students and parents are encouraged to attend open house on February 25, 2019 starting at 5:30 and ending at 6:30. Parents will be able to talk with teachers about their child's progress in class, and attend the campus report card meeting. After parents and students visit with teachers, they...

Safe and Secure

Safe and Secure

Amber Ashworth and ClaraGrace Pavelka, Reporters

February 14, 2019

The high school had a code orange lock down regarding an outside threat on Monday, Feb. 11. During a code orange, teachers are required to stay in their classrooms, lock their doors, take roll and wait for an all clear to be announced. While students and teachers stayed safe in their classrooms, campus...

Peace Pole Comes To Calallen

Peace Pole Comes To Calallen

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

February 13, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 8 the Interact Club revealed a peace pole outside between the A gym and ag building. To commemorate the event, Cameron Chisholm, the president of the International Peace and Security Institute, came to speak to the student body about the importance of resolving conflict and creating...

Political Disagreement Shuts Down Family’s Income

Political Disagreement Shuts Down Family’s Income

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

February 12, 2019

Beginning a few days before Christmas and continuing until Jan. 25, the U. S. government shut down due to a disagreement about funding Trump's wall. The shutdown lasted a record 35 days and caused thousands of federal employees to not be payed even though they were forced to work. Multiple students at...

Administration Cracks Down On Juuling

Administration Cracks Down On Juuling

Amber Ashworth, Reporter

February 7, 2019

As of Monday, Feb. 3, Corpus Christi Police will issue citations to any student who is in possession of, or caught juuling/vaping at CHS. According to an announcement sent to students and parents from CHS Administration, “protecting our children from the dangers of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and tobacco...

Calallen TV Renovates Their Set

Calallen TV Renovates Their Set

Amber Ashworth, Caleb Newman and Ryan Gonzalez, Reporters

January 31, 2019

Calallen TV recently started repairing and improving their set after months of planning. Making new additions, moving around furniture and decorating the new set takes some time but the class is excited to see changes happening. “Ever since I started in the program I wanted to help and make it better...

Crowning a Queen

Crowning a Queen

Kara Johnson, Aubree Roller and Juan E. Vasquez, Reporters

January 31, 2019

The annual Nueces County Junior Livestock Show was held earlier this month at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds. The Queens Contest is a big part of the livestock show where 20 high school girls from different high schools compete for the title of the 2019 NCJLS Queen. CHS junior Emily McClendon...

Calallen School Board Earns Districtwide Appreciation

Calallen School Board Earns Districtwide Appreciation

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Reporter

January 14, 2019

January marks School Board Appreciation Month and CISD is honored to have seven board members aiming to enhance the district. "The school board members are currently working very hard to appropriate the money passed in our last bond," Executive Assistant to the Superintendent Annie Swetish-Rivera...

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