A Sneak ‘Peek’: Senior Elizabeth Peek Talks College Admissions and Beyond

A Sneak ‘Peek’: Senior Elizabeth Peek Talks College Admissions and Beyond

Skylar Todd, Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

While most high school students throw parties to kick off spring break or to celebrate their friend’s birthday, academically-driven senior Elizabeth Peek attended that “party last fall [where she and her friends] ate food and worked on [their] college essays.” Although Peek recalls working diligently dur...

California’s Sanctuary State Bill

California’s Sanctuary State Bill

Lindsey Keith, Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

California has proposed a new sanctuary state bill (SB-54) designed to strengthen protections for immigrants. SB-54 was initiated to “prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from using resources to investigate, detain, [sic] report  or arrest persons for the purposes of immigration enforce...

Senior Kevin Mills Is 2016-17 Valedictorian

Senior Kevin Mills Is 2016-17 Valedictorian

Amber Bacardi, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under On-Campus, Showcase

With finals, AP tests and college applications around the corner, it is hard not to just go through the motions of high school; however, there are some students whose efforts stand out from the crowd. Senior Kevin Mills is one of those students whose continuous dedication and diligence through the ups a...

Senior Kayla Vanderstoel Is 2016-17 Salutatorian

Senior Kayla Vanderstoel Is 2016-17 Salutatorian

Rebecca McCain, Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

Throughout their high school careers, many students strive to keep up with various clubs, sports and other extracurricular activities, as well as maintaining good grades. Senior Kayla Vanderstoel is one example of a student who has blazed her way through high school, gaining the title of Salutatori...

Senior Makana Lynch Is 2016-17 Salutatorian

Alex Parker, Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

High school can be a jungle, filled with various clubs, AP courses and stressful college applications. However, at the end of this long journey, the three senior students with the highest GPAs are selected to represent their class and, in speeches, reflect upon their experiences during the past four years. ...

Senior Boys Toss Around Jokes and Fried Chicken at Mr. CAHS 2017

Senior Boys Toss Around Jokes and Fried Chicken at Mr. CAHS 2017

Elizabeth Reimann, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

From throwing glitter out of fanny packs to eating fried chicken and reading poetry, Mr. CAHS was full of surprises. “I figured the objective of Mr. CAHS was just to watch a bunch of unprepared senior boys trying to do ridiculous things on the stage,” senior Trevor Clark said. Clark had the ho...

Senior Olivia Jolley Recognized for Her Artwork

Senior Olivia Jolley Recognized for Her Artwork

Lauryn Butler, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

On March 11, CAHS senior Olivia Jolley won the annual art show hosted by the Escondido Art Association. As part of the showcase, Jolley submitted three pieces of art and completed an essay. Jolley was ready to participate in the same showcase last year until she realized it was for seniors only. ...

Baking Club: the New Club on the Block

Baking Club: the New Club on the Block

Amy Fulton, Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

You may not know, but there is a club on campus dedicated to eating and talking about baked goods. Every Wednesday during lunch, food enthusiasts meet in Mr. Derek Montgomery’s room to exchange recipes and eat treats based on that week’s theme. Baking Club is relatively new on campus. Junior Emma Da...

CAHS hosts its Ninth Annual Talent Show

CAHS hosts its Ninth Annual Talent Show

MJ Macias and Beth Schloeder
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

On Friday, March 3, CAHS students showcased their talents, from singing, to dancing, to playing viola. However, while their performances received roaring applause, the moments before and while on stage were often full of nerves and anxiety. Even when they want to run away and hide, performers still have ...

Senior Karis Cho Is National Merit Finalist

Senior Karis Cho Is National Merit Finalist

Lindsey Keith, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

The PSAT provides eligibility of scholarships while also turning students into college standouts. Senior Karis Cho is one of three National Merit finalists at CAHS. Cho, along with seniors Coral James and Damian Oven, were recognized as National Merit finalists  for receiving impressive PSAT scores. “...

Coral James Is National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Coral James Is National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Mikaila Barker, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

This year, the senior class of CAHS has three members pursuing the prestigious status of a National Merit Scholar. The process begins with taking the PSAT, after which the top 16,000 students across the nation are notified that they are semifinalists. Then the semifinalists must go through an intense appl...

Senior Damian Oven Is National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Senior Damian Oven Is National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Kaleigh Strong, Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

“It’s exciting [to qualify], but I kind of forgot about it because you have to wait three or four months after you apply [to find out if you’re a finalist],” said senior Damian Oven, who applied for the National Merit Scholarship Program and earned the title of one of three CAHS finalists. The N...

Classical Academy High School's Online News Site
Showcase