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Destanie Crist tells her leadership story

Destanie Crist tells her leadership story

Adam Atamian, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Destanie Crist is the leader of many different clubs and programs at this school and works hard outside of school to make the world a better place. “I'm a leader of Help for Hope, I'm the senior class president for ASB, I'm an executive officer in care, I'm also a link crew leader, I started t...

Appreciating Changes: The Film Appreciation Club Gains New Members

Appreciating Changes: The Film Appreciation Club Gains New Members

Lauren Brazele, Reporter

March 1, 2019


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Film Appreciation Club has become a home to aspiring screenwriters and movie lovers. However, the club has experienced numerous changes over the past year. For instance, sophomore Kenny Christianson has taken on the role of club president. Although being club president originally appeared to be a d...

Mind over muscle: Senior Nathan Choy talks physiology and philosophy in martial arts

Mind over muscle: Senior Nathan Choy talks physiology and philosophy in martial arts

Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

February 26, 2019


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When it comes to martial arts methods, moves or mindsets, senior Nathan Choy has explored them all. As a kid, Choy was encouraged to maintain an active lifestyle, and soon he developed a deep love for martial arts, starting at Jing Institute but moving through different styles as he saw fit. “I...

Senior Elliot Pak shares his experience as ASB President

Senior Elliot Pak shares his experience as ASB President

Sean Blythe and Crystal Sung

February 22, 2019


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Senior Elliot Pak is a familiar figure to many at this school. “I’m president of ASB. I oversee all our activities and make sure that each committee is running their events smoothly and preparing well in advance,” Pak said. “Homecoming is one of my favorites [to organize], and ... other ...

Continuing French After Class

Continuing French After Class

Emma Rydeen, Reporter

February 13, 2019


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Learning a language is a requirement for graduating from high school, but there are some who really connect with it and want to continue learning by taking an AP class. But what happens if your school doesn’t have that opportunity? This is what Junior Gracie Carlson experienced. However, that didn...

Minor to Major: A Look Inside the Expanding Jam Club

Minor to Major: A Look Inside the Expanding Jam Club

Sean Blythe, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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Jam Club meets Wednesdays and Fridays in Mr. Montgomery's room. Junior Rowan Peters founded the music collaboration-based club. “If you like music, you should join because getting better at music makes music more fun.” According to Peters, improvisation is key. “Improvisation is a massive part ...

What You Didn’t Know About Mr. Johnson

What You Didn’t Know About Mr. Johnson

Catalina Diaz, Reporter

January 30, 2019


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One of our newest teachers, Mr. Nick Johnson started out as a study hall facilitator and now has become a full-fledged teacher for AP World History and College Prep World History classes. Talent as a teacher aside, have you ever thought about what Mr. Johnson is like behind the scenes? Well, Mr. J...

Stanford Bound: senior Diego Preciado shares his experiences

Stanford Bound: senior Diego Preciado shares his experiences

Paige Townsend, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Features, News, On-Campus, Showcase

It’s not easy being a high school senior, but you don’t have to tell senior Diego Preciado that. Preciado, wide receiver and defensive back on the CAHS varsity football team, was recently accepted into Stanford University with a promise that any other scholarship offered to him would be matched by the ...

Improvising A Good Time

Improvising A Good Time

Danica Jordan, Reporter

January 11, 2019


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For fans of theatre and acting alike, Improv Club provides a fun, exciting experience that helps improve acting skills. "I wanted to improve my performance and flexibility as an actor and that I really enjoy the freedom of expression it allows me," junior Gracie Carlson said. In contrast to scripte...

Emergency Preparedness Club: Not just for the apocalypse

Emergency Preparedness Club: Not just for the apocalypse

Sean Blythe, Reporter

November 30, 2018


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Fires, car accidents and earthquakes. The question is, what do you do? Well first, consider joining the club! This year, senior Nathan Choy created the Emergency Preparedness Club, which meets Tuesdays in Mr. Segina’s room. “I know there were previous clubs that were similar to [Emergency Preparedness] that...

The Rise of Spikeball Club

The Rise of Spikeball Club

Brigid Ambuul, Category Editor

November 28, 2018


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The beach boardwalks of sunny San Diego have come to Caiman Hall with this year’s new Spikeball Club. The popular pickup game is no longer reserved for swimsuit-clad tourists with no hand-eye coordination — and it has taken Classical Academy by storm.   The club is the brainchild of seniors Steve...

Young Entrepreneurs Club? I’d Invest In That

Young Entrepreneurs Club? I’d Invest In That

Zoe Giammaria, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Features, On-Campus, Showcase

From bringing in guest speakers every other week to playing stock market games, it’s no wonder so many students enjoy Young Entrepreneur’s Club. The club, newly established this year, is comprised of students interested in starting a business. “We have a lot of budding entrepreneurs ... We all come togeth...

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