Living a dream of drama: Thespian Reece Suarez plans to pursue theater after CCHS
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN When one first looks at senior Reece Suarez, “shy” isn’t a word that comes to mind. With eyebrow and nose piercings and a sweatshirt featuring pop diva Christina Aguilera, Suarez gives off the impression of a bold and fearless individual. One might be shocked to learn... Read more
Mrs. BMac: A teacher with a passion that is undebatable
BY ARIELLE KRAUS Not many teachers have been devoted to the subject they teach since their teenage years. However, this is not the case for the new speech and debate teacher Sarah Botsch-Mcguinn, known by her students as Mrs. BMac. During her educational career, both as a student and... Read more
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
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
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
Building a new reality: Dashiel Heidt ventures into video game development
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Don’t be surprised when Dashiel Heidt shows up in the credits of the next biggest video game series – the CCHS senior is already making strides towards revolutionizing the electronic entertainment sector. Known around campus for his technological savviness and big-hearted inclination to help students around... Read more