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Fashion by Noah Castillero

Fashion by Noah Castillero

Ama Bonsu, Reporter

February 10, 2015

Noah Castillero is known around campus for his style. He has been described as both  fashion forward and classy. He finds joy in the task of putting separate articles of clothing together and wearing his creations. He takes advantage of accent pieces, embellishing his attire with necklaces, bracelets,...

Arielle Tyler’s life as a dancer

Arielle Tyler’s life as a dancer

Catalin Wiese, Reporter

February 6, 2015

Imagine yourself on a stage. Your head bent low, your body frozen in a pose. Gentle music cascades around you. Suddenly you hear your cue and fly into action, dancing and twirling in sync with dozens of other dancers around you. This may not be how you spend your typical Saturday afternoon, but fo...

Mr. Sheffield from childhood to college to subbing at CAHS

Mr. Sheffield from childhood to college to subbing at CAHS

Justin Leonard, Reporter

January 8, 2015

Many students have had the chance to meet Mr. Christian Sheffield, the long term substitute for Mrs. Shields during her maternity leave. However, Mr. Sheffield’s journey to CAHS was a long one. Mr. Sheffield said he wanted to be a businessman when he was a kid, not knowing what it meant at th...

Kara Campbell’s homeschool transition

Kara Campbell’s homeschool transition

Justin Leonard, Reporter

December 12, 2014

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

“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

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

“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

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

"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

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

“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

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...

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