Class VP to SGA President: Hannah Ferguson takes a step forward
BY SABRINA WONG During April of the 2017-2018 school year, the Student Government Association (SGA) elected new representatives for the upcoming year. While each class receives their own set of officers (president, vice president, treasurer, recording secretary, corresponding secretary and historian), SGA as a whole has their own set... Read more
New year, new staff: CCHS welcomes two new teachers to the math department
BY EMMA HUERTA The fresh start to a renewed school year has already begun. The halls of the campus are full of new students, policies and even staff members. Although students are returning from summer vacation to their usual schedules and normalcy, new teachers in the mathematics department are... Read more
Can you dig it?: Dylan Zacca is a volleyballer
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE Beach volleyball requires vast amounts of speed, athleticism, skill, strength and endurance. Between the elements of the sun beating down on your back, constant fatigue and the hot sand that blisters your feet, beach volleyball is a sport that will test a person’s ability to stay... Read more
Robert Nay: The production of passion
BY ELENA VALDEZ Not many know his name, or his face, yet sophomore Robert Nay has started to make his mark at CCHS. Nay keeps to himself and stays on the low. A few friends know him as Robbie and others don’t know him at all. But that doesn’t... Read more
Emre Taskin: Kicking it up a notch
BY CHRIS WILL When the school year ends and summer break begins, many teenagers execute plans of sitting back and relaxing. But for senior Emre Taskin, there is no such thing as a break when it comes to the strenuous game of soccer. Soccer is a part of everyday... Read more
Mr. Dixon: Founding father
BY TAMARAH WALLACE To the naked eye, there are what seems like hundreds of inconsequential knickknacks strewn across his classroom- eagle trophies, student art, pictures of smiling students with diplomas in hand; however, they are all important relics of activities past- testaments to the very involved, zealous life of... Read more
Teachers and their craft: Why CCHS teachers entered the profession
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE At CCHS, teachers have taken many different paths to arrive at their profession, and each has a unique journey and rationale to share. However, though teachers devote each and every day to helping students as they navigate through life, their own journeys are often overlooked. Mathematics... Read more
Produced by Pichardo: How a CCHS teacher makes his mark
BY CASEY CHAPTER Cowboy Television (CTV) adviser Alfredo Pichardo has been teaching television production at CCHS for the past 12 years. In all of that time, he has built up a reputation. “Crazy,” freshman Will Barringer said of Pichardo’s teaching. “As a teacher, his presence is like, ‘Oh yeah,... Read more
Music, pageantry and ambassadorships: Sarah Sarver is a model citizen
BY TAMARAH WALLACE Cuneiform. Hieroglyphics. Standard English. Pencil in hand, CCHS senior Sarah Sarver utilizes a very particular language when recording her thoughts and emotions in her daily journal, one just as diverse and telling as any other on the planet. Music notes. “Music has been a constant in... Read more
Painting over obstacles: AP Studio Art students find solace and beauty through their portfolios
BY SOPHIA WENGIER While most AP students spend the end of the school year armed with flashcards and crash course reviews, some CCHS seniors have been cramming for their exam in a different way. Paintbrushes and sketchbooks in hand, AP Studio Art students are preparing to submit their portfolios.... Read more