Classical Collegiates—Michelle Carter

Classical Collegiates—Michelle Carter

Carly Truscott, Reporter
May 18, 2016
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As juniors and underclassmen scramble to fit in community service, extracurriculars and AP courses, senior Michelle Carter is celebrating her academic achievements. Carter, an exceptional volleyball player, has been accepted to UC Los Angeles, UC Santa Barbara and University of Minnesota. She is wai...

Senior Bailey Brennen places second at UCSD Honors Stats competition

Senior Bailey Brennen places second at UCSD Honors Stats competition

Micah Summers, Editor-in-Chief
May 6, 2016
Filed under Features, On-Campus

Last Tuesday, senior Bailey Brennen found herself the median of attention in Mr. Eicher’s third period Stats class. She had placed 2nd at the UCSD Honors Stats competition—a victory never beheld unto her, as she was occupied at a robotics tournament at the time of announcements—but, as class beg...

Kyle and Sarah’s Dance: An Overview

Kyle and Sarah’s Dance: An Overview

Evan Lipé, Reporter
April 19, 2016
Filed under Features, On-Campus

On Friday, March 4, 2016, seniors Kyle Best and Sarah DeMarco competed in the annual “Dancing with the CAHS Stars” and were crowned as the winners by both the judges and the audience. Many months before the performance, Kyle and Sarah began to come up with ideas for their dance. “We started i...

Carole Hall: A Female in STEM

Carole Hall: A Female in STEM

Luke Trujillo, Reporter
April 14, 2016
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  While it is not difficult to find a student who is interested in majoring in a STEM-related field (any field pertaining to science, technology, engineering or mathematics), it remains a difficulty to create gender equality amongst STEM majors, as females are drastically underrepresented...

The Reel Deal: Victoria Henkes on her love of traveling and films

The Reel Deal: Victoria Henkes on her love of traveling and films

Anastasia Reimann, Reporter
April 10, 2016
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CAHS senior Victoria Henkes has always had a special appreciation for movies, although you might not know it by just looking at her. Her affinity for film is just as much a part of her as her curly auburn hair or her pale eyes; it runs in her family. “I have a brother who also went to film school...

Looking Through the Pages

Looking Through the Pages

Danny Miller, Reporter
February 11, 2016
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Storytelling is a skill that is sometimes overlooked. In a world full of cold reality, danger and sometimes hate, an immersive story can be something to bring us into a world of fantasy, excitement, adventure or even just cute and cuddly animals. For junior Carly Truscott, storytelling is a talent that...

The Science Guys: A look at teachers Andrew Segina and David Bower

The Science Guys: A look at teachers Andrew Segina and David Bower

Orion Lenz, Video Manager
February 10, 2016
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In the more obscure corner of the science department, Mr. David Bower and Mr. Andrew Segina serve as connoisseurs of scientific observation and logical methodology. Popping into one of their classrooms causes any prospective student to take a step back and stare in intrigue at the collection of gradu...

Improved by Improv: An Interview with Nick Lux

Improved by Improv: An Interview with Nick Lux

Alex Redd, Reporter
February 4, 2016
Filed under Features

Imagine having to create an entire story off the top of your head with no script and only a single suggestion to use as inspiration. Sounds absolutely terrifying, right? Well, for sophomore Nick Lux, this intimidating endeavor is nothing more than an exciting pastime he describes as “unscripted dram...

An 18 Hour Difference

An 18 Hour Difference

Gage Auge, Reporter
January 30, 2016
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Former CAHS sophomore Phoebe Hatten is no stranger to uprooting her life and moving internationally. In 2008, Phoebe’s family up and moved from their homeland of Queensland, Australia to the United States of America. Now they’ve done the move all over again—in reverse. Presently, they are living...

Homegrown Charity: Audrey Vernier and her Organization

Homegrown Charity: Audrey Vernier and her Organization

Grace Davis, Reporter
January 28, 2016
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Upon discovering a shortage of funds in homeless shelters in San Diego, junior Audrey Vernier had to do something. The summer before her sophomore year, Vernier founded her own charity called Joymail. Vernier’s passion to help others keeps her going.  “I have a heart for people,” she said. Jo...

A Twinspiration

A Twinspiration

Aubree DeLaVara, Reporter
November 19, 2015
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a twin? Well, sophomores Alexa and Grace can tell you! Although twins aren’t anything new to Classical Academy, Alexa and Grace are quite unique: not only are they identical, but they're what you call “mirror twins.” Identical twins are two people ...

Mojalé Arnold: Something in the Way She Moves

Mojalé Arnold: Something in the Way She Moves

Lauren Crane, Reporter
November 6, 2015
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In high school, everyone has their niche. You know, the choir kids have their recitals. Cheerleaders have their football games. Members of Academic League meet to prepare for matches. For senior Mojalé Arnold, her niche is contemporary dance. It’s an activity that has become quite routine for her...

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