Current Events Updates: Week 1

Crystal Sung, Saryn Mandak, Lindsey Keith, Carly Truscott, Mikaila Barker, Rachel Howard, and Rylie Pepper
September 9, 2016
Filed under Global, News

Current Events Updates are a compilation of news stories posted every Friday. They are researched over the school week by Journalism staffers. The Crimson is not responsible for any factual inaccuracies in the stories reported.

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CAHS begins the school year with the First Day of School Assembly

CAHS begins the school year with the First Day of School Assembly

Crystal Sung and Anastasia Reimann
September 6, 2016
Filed under On-Campus, Showcase

After two and a half months of summer break, school is officially in back in session for CAHS. This marks the school’s eleventh year, with its largest student body yet: 1,237, as of Sept. 7, 2016. In addition to more students, Classical also has a number of new faculty members, among them Bethany...

The Yearbook is Here! (Behind the scenes of yearbook distribution)

The Yearbook is Here! (Behind the scenes of yearbook distribution)

Brie Edwards, Reporter
June 3, 2016
Filed under On-Campus

This year, the journalism staff created the largest yearbook this school has ever had. It has 12 more pages than last year’s book and is a bigger book size than all previous years. This book was a product of 31 students’ yearlong efforts: taking pictures all the time at school, going to nearly every...

The Earth is Flat

The Earth is Flat

Sierra Lagge, Reporter
June 2, 2016
Filed under Global, News

How reliable is science? Do you trust the findings of scientists? What about when their findings contradicts your religion? Many see the teachings of their religions as superseding the findings of the scientific community Take, for instance, the Flat Earth Society. Some people fully believe the...

Senior Assembly

Senior Assembly

Alex Redd, Reporter
June 2, 2016
Filed under On-Campus

On May 27th at 11:10 a.m., the Class of 2016 walked into their final assembly at Classical Academy High School. The Senior Assembly started off with a speech by senior Kyle Best to the juniors about why they should all attend Junior Unity day, an event he described as having a significant impact...

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Brie Edwards, Reporter
June 2, 2016
Filed under On-Campus

From April 14-17, Classical Academy Middle School performed their rendition of the acclaimed musical, Peter Pan, under the direction of Lori Grimes. The middle school did a great job at making this very well known musical new and fun. The dance numbers had fun choreography and kept the audience...

Shrek Tech Week

Shrek Tech Week

Evan Lipé, Reporter
June 2, 2016
Filed under On-Campus

 On Sunday, May 22, 2016, cast members of the show “Shrek” went into full production mode as their tech week began. Tech week is when practices are rehearsed as though the actual show was being performed; students ran through the entire show, including costume changes and putting on makeup. Each of these days c...

The Presidential Candidates

The Presidential Candidates

Megan Oakes, Reporter
May 31, 2016
Filed under News

The 2016 presidential race has been all over the news lately. From fierce debates over immigration and trade to complicated delegate math, this election has been full of drama and intense moments. Here is the background of what is going on in the election, to provide a foundation for those interested...

GMOS: Not as Harmful as Some May Think

GMOS: Not as Harmful as Some May Think

Lauren Crane, Reporter
May 27, 2016
Filed under News

GMO means genetically modified organism, or, in more modern terms, genetically engineered. Twenty years ago, GMOs were introduced to farmers and crop growers in an attempt to enlarge the quantity of crops, as well as to preserve foods past expiration dates. When GMOs were first discovered, they was...

Water restrictions relax as drought eases

Water restrictions relax as drought eases

Rachel Howard, Reporter
May 27, 2016
Filed under News

For four years now, Californians have faced a record drought and the many difficulties associated with it: water restrictions, increased prices, wildfires and sweltering heat. In January of 2015, Governor Brown instituted a 25 percent statewide water reduction for urban areas, a goal narrowly missed b...

Modern Day Slavery

Modern Day Slavery

Evelyn Kang, Reporter
May 26, 2016
Filed under Global, News

Slavery still exists. Whether it be in a foreign country far away or right here at home in the United States, slavery still remains a part of our society. The business of selling humans for sex, manual labor and organs makes up an industry worth multi-billions of dollars. Nearly every country in the wor...

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...

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