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Free Solo: A Rock Climbing Story

Free Solo: A Rock Climbing Story

Dylan Stuflick, Editor in Chief

January 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

Rock climbing is a sport full of adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers. And if you know anything about climbing, you’ve probably heard of Alex Honnold. Part of a unique sect in the rock climbing world, Honnold participates in something called free solo climbing. Free solo climbing eliminates everyt...

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Winter Choir Concert 2018

Winter Choir Concert 2018

Sean Blythe, Reporter

January 8, 2019


Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

On Friday Dec. 7, Choir held their Winter Choir Concert. Some of the songs performed include “A Swingin’ Christmas”, “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”, and even “Bohemian Rhapsody”. But the concert was not easier said than done. “There is quite of a lot of work that goes into thes...

The Crimes of Grindelwald

The Crimes of Grindelwald

Emma Rydeen, Reporter

December 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

If you are going to “The Crimes of Grindelwald,” sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” directed by David Yates and starring Eddie Redmayne, be prepared to be dazzled. Although I am not a big fan of Harry Potter, I really enjoyed this movie. In the beginning scenes, the director answer...

Legends We’ve Lost in 2018

Legends We’ve Lost in 2018

Amanda Brown, Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

2018 has been a sad year for many as we say goodbye to several well-known celebrities and legends that passed away. This includes Aretha Franklin, Xxxtentacion, Stefan Karl, Stephen Hillenburg, Stan Lee and many more iconic figures.   Kids all over the world grew up watching SpongeBob Squ...

Emergency Preparedness Club: Not just for the apocalypse

Emergency Preparedness Club: Not just for the apocalypse

Sean Blythe, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Black Friday: A Corporate Illusion

Black Friday: A Corporate Illusion

Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

November 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

I have a modest proposal. Stay home this Thursday and Friday. It’s unethical for the workers that businesses force to work long hours on Thanksgiving Day and through the weekend— and you’re not actually saving much money in the first place. According to the Wall Street Journal, retail discounts...

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...

Is “Bohemian Rhapsody” Worthy of Royalty?

Is “Bohemian Rhapsody” Worthy of Royalty?

Adam Atamian, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a new movie that depicts the lives of Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and Freddie Mercury, best known as the band Queen. Announced at the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), it immediately caused a lot of excitement in Queen fans, including myself. Following its relea...

Never too long for hot lunch

Never too long for hot lunch

Sean Blythe, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Chick-fil-A. Costco pizza. One of the most delicious parts of a student’s day is hot lunch, and, of course, many students purchase hot lunch every quarter. But it’s no secret that the hot lunch lines can get very, very long. “If I’m at the front of the line [it takes] probably 5 minutes, but if t...

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