Top Five Things to get into the Holiday Spirit this year

Top Five Things to get into the Holiday Spirit this year

Rebecca Campbell, Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

If the holidays seem to sneak up on you every year, then you may be in need of a few holiday-themed events. Planning a few events for the break is one wonderful way to spend time with your friends and family, while enjoying the holiday cheer.

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5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

Mikaila Barker and Kaleigh Strong
December 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

To us, listening to the soft, soothing sounds of a love poem versus the empowering, rhythmic sounds of a feminist poem is indescribable, and Button Poetry is our main source for discovering new, captivating poets. Button Poetry is an organization that distributes both video and audio poems, aiming to inspire young individuals to speak up and share their beliefs, both through poetry or other artistic ventures. From Melissa Newman-Evan’s liberating poem “9 Things I Would...

Turkeys (students) turn the tables and roast the Pilgrims (teachers)

Turkeys (students) turn the tables and roast the Pilgrims (teachers)

Aubrey Gehman, Rachel Howard, and Erin Marquez
December 1, 2016
Filed under On-Campus, Showcase, Sports

On Nov. 18, the student team—the Turkeys—faced off with their teachers—the Pilgrims—in the annual Thankskicking Day kickball showdown. The rivalry was intense; the teachers had won for the last nine years in a row and were going for another victory, bantering with their students the morning o...

The Caimans win their CIF quarter finals game against Holtville

The Caimans win their CIF quarter finals game against Holtville

Aubrey Gehman, Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Caimans’ first CIF playoff game against the Holtville Vikings on Veterans Day was a special one. Before the game, all veterans present from both sides were invited to stand by the end zone for the singing of the National Anthem. Several selected senior Caiman players each held flags represen...

The Cross Country Team pushes through in their latest meet

The Cross Country Team pushes through in their latest meet

Rachel Howard and Erin Marquez
November 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cross country is a demanding sport. Runners must run three miles in the baking sun without water. The course itself is filled with twists and turns. Dust from the track keeps runners’ throats dry. On top of that, several runners face added difficulties like an injured knee or a cold. Yet despite ...

CAHS students gather for the Veterans’ Day Assembly

CAHS students gather for the Veterans’ Day Assembly

Crystal Sung and Anastasia Reimann
November 14, 2016
Filed under On-Campus, Showcase

CAHS students gathered on Thursday, Nov. 10, for the annual Veterans’ Day Assembly. The assembly began with a rendition of the national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner” by the Caiman Crescendos. Drama teacher Mr. Spencer Farmer made an introductory speech about the meaning of the assembly....

Trump wins 2016 presidential election

Trump wins 2016 presidential election

Crystal Sung, Co-editor In Chief
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election on Nov. 8, a victory widely unpredicted by experts, pundits and statisticians alike. Trump won by a landslide, with 279 electoral votes as opposed to Hillary Clinton’s 228. Trump was able to garner enough votes in the key swin...

Ready, Set, Spike: Varsity Girls Volleyball CIF 2016

Ready, Set, Spike: Varsity Girls Volleyball CIF 2016

Rylie Pepper, Gabe Senter, and Skylar Todd
November 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Caimans Varsity Girls Volleyball Team annihilated competition so far this year—they went into the CIF playoffs as the undefeated Pacific League champions. “Volleyball this year has been absolutely amazing,” senior player Bridget Stephenson said. “Our team has come together to reach our go...

Through the Looking Glass: a Recap of the CAHS 2016 Homecoming Game

Through the Looking Glass: a Recap of the CAHS 2016 Homecoming Game

Skylar Todd, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under On-Campus, Showcase, Sports

Although the end of the first quarter approached with a score of 0-0, Caiman fans packed in the Del Norte High School stands for Classical Academy High School’s 2016 Homecoming Football Game did not give up hope. Senior Cassidy Voss predicted, “Maranatha is going to lose because Caimans are a...

A 2016 California Ballot Cheat Sheet

A 2016 California Ballot Cheat Sheet

Anastasia Reimann, Editor in Chief
October 27, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Well, folks, it looks like we’re back. Another eight years have flown by, and, with it, another presidential administration. It’s time for another election. On Nov. 8, eligible U.S. citizens across the country will head for the polls--not just to determine our country’s next president, bu...

Caimans Turn up the Spirit during the 2016 Homecoming Spirit Week

Caimans Turn up the Spirit during the 2016 Homecoming Spirit Week

Rylie Pepper and Gabriel Senter
October 27, 2016
Filed under On-Campus, Showcase

The Homecoming Spirit Days let students express themselves for fun or to win the Spirit Cup for their grade. In order to win this cup, students earn points for their grade by winning games that occur during lunch and dressing up for the Spirit Days. On Tuesday, the halls of CAHS were filled with teenagers...

Stamping Out the Stereotypes of Homecoming

Stamping Out the Stereotypes of Homecoming

Alex Parker, Reporter
October 27, 2016
Filed under On-Campus, Showcase

On Thursday, Oct. 12, students at CAHS gathered in the quad at lunch to vote for the 2016 Homecoming King and Queen. They were given a ballot, and then went to cubicles to vote. Student voters gave various reasons for choosing the people they did and, in doing so, shed light on the reality of Homecoming...

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