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Kara Campbell’s homeschool transition

Kara Campbell’s homeschool transition

Justin Leonard, Reporter

December 12, 2014


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After ten years of homeschooling, Senior Kara Campbell joined CAHS for first and final year. Campbell shared her story of how she became homeschooled. “When I was little, I would watch TV shows with people with bad attitudes ... and I would come out and start talking just like [them]. I was just...

Regal Reimann

Regal Reimann

Micah Summers, Reporter

December 11, 2014


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“I like to sing in my church choir, I like to write in my free time, and sometimes I like to draw,” freshman Anastasia Reimann said, brimming with creativity and religion. “I’ve always loved music of the church and singing in general. People told me I had a good voice … I attend St. Anthony’s Orthodox Church. My dad’...

In memoriam of Nathan Sgrosso

In memoriam of Nathan Sgrosso

Sabina Hahn, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2014


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After battling aggressive brain cancer for a little over year, alumni member Nathan Sgrosso passed away on November 5. Over the course of eighteen years, Nathan’s sense of humor and charisma captivated those around him. “He was quiet, [and] reserved, but funny and quirky. He had a sarcastic, dry hum...

Artistic talent, and a love for poetry (and Iceland)

Artistic talent, and a love for poetry (and Iceland)

Ethan Shicks, Reporter

December 3, 2014


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“When I was really little, in school there would be pages [saying], ‘What would you like to be when you grow up?’ I’d always put down ‘an artist.’ I knew from the very get-go that I would be an artist when I [grew] up.” Growing up in a home of artisans, junior Hannah Brittain lives with...

Mr. Ferreira shares how “real” math is

Mr. Ferreira shares how “real” math is

Caroline Holmes, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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Geometry and pre-algebra teacher Mr. Ferreira hopes to leave his students with a legacy. He wants them to be capable of applying math to their daily lives. "I wanted to go into teaching of some aspect, and teaching math was … a field that had openings,” Ferreira said. Math greatly contrasts with...

Megan Sherman pliés all day

Megan Sherman pliés all day

Caroline Holmes, Reporter

November 17, 2014


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"I've been doing ballet since I was three," junior Megan Sherman said — a time before she could even write. There are a few varieties of ballet: “Russian training and Balanchine training. I kind of do a mix of both. Balanchine is more modern and the russian style I do, is called Vaganova, and it’s...

Senior Jared Thornburg: determined to protect and serve

Senior Jared Thornburg: determined to protect and serve

Ethan Shicks, Reporter

November 7, 2014


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It’s not uncommon for a high school student to be unsure of what they want to do for a future occupation. However, Senior Jared Thornburg is one student who already knows what he wants to do. Over the last three years, Thornburg has been training to work in the field of law enforcement as a police...

Meet Mr. Lundy

Meet Mr. Lundy

Ama Bonsu, Reporter

November 6, 2014


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“My name is Morgan Lundy and I’m the maintenance supervisor.” Meet Mr. Lundy — a California native, born and raised in Escondido. In his youth, Mr. Lundy worked as a beekeeper alongside his father: “I started working bees when I was 12 and did that for 10 years,” Lundy said. The ever-present...

Performance phobia

Performance phobia

Beth Schloeder, Reporter

November 5, 2014


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75% of Americans are believed to suffer from glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking (wikipedia.com). Public speaking is not the only fear of performing that people experience. Dancing, presentations, singing and anything that involves the scrutiny of others can cause an almost insurmountable...

Mr. Montgomery explains his devotion to history

Mr. Montgomery explains his devotion to history

Cade Lembeck, Reporter

October 28, 2014


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Mr. Derek Montgomery is a history teacher that passionately prepares for  and teaches history lessons. From a young age, Montgomery had a growing interest in history and past events. “It started when I was in sixth grade. The subject [of history] ... was inspiring and very real to me. I had a sixth...

Beneath the lab coat

Beneath the lab coat

Jakob Woo-Ming, Reporter

October 22, 2014


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Anyone who attends CAHS has probably noticed someone walking through the halls in a lab coat. His name is Peter McLeod. Many people can identify McLeod because of his lab coat and love for science. Not everyone takes the time to learn about who he is. McLeod, a senior, first joined The Classical...

The fandom phenomenon

The fandom phenomenon

Beth Schloeder, Reporter

October 21, 2014


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Over 130,000 people of all races, genders and  ages crammed into a convention center for the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con. These people all shared one thing in common: a love of the characters, settings and situations of one or more tv shows, books, or other topics that constitute a fandom. What makes...

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