On the Spot: An Insider’s View of Improv Club

On the Spot: An Insider’s View of Improv Club

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

“Honestly, improv is whatever you want it to be, so don’t be nervous to just do whatever feels right for you,” freshman Lindsey Rappaport said. Among other things, Improv club is an acting avenue and community. It takes place on Thursdays at lunch in the Mr. Spencer Farmer’s room, drawing a dive...

A Lesson in Loving People

A Lesson in Loving People

Kaleigh Strong

December 12, 2017


Filed under Lit Mag, Showcase

In theory, there is one universally known fact: breaking up sucks. As the case with most things, there are usually two options in every given situation. Some choices are frivolous, like choosing between a hot dog or a slice of pizza (definitely go with the pizza). Others are more complex, like choosing...

Malech’s “Unkempt Secrets from the War” Teaches Forgiveness

Malech’s “Unkempt Secrets from the War” Teaches Forgiveness

Averie Sargent, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

Independent author Jennifer Malech published her first book “Unkempt Secrets From the War” on Jan. 24. Malech writes historical fiction and recently published her second book, “A Song for Somme,” on Nov. 17.    “Unkempt Secrets” follows orphan Nel Rosenberg, a German girl living in Londo...

2017-2018 Winter Sports

2017-2018 Winter Sports

Sierra Lagge and Alyssa Cloward

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWufDRnVq2Y&feature=youtu.be

A Story Dear to My Heart

A Story Dear to My Heart

Alyssa Cloward

November 29, 2017


Filed under Lit Mag, Showcase

Do you ever wish you could be a 5-year-old again? Where there were no problems, no responsibilities, and you thought your life was perfect? Well, I do. This is where my story begins. I was only a harmless little girl of 7 when I realized that my life was not perfect and was heading off-track. It...

Taylor changes direction too Swiftly in ‘reputation’: The album ranked and dissected song by song

Taylor changes direction too Swiftly in ‘reputation’: The album ranked and dissected song by song

Crystal Sung and Anastasia Reimann

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

There’s been so much uproar about “reputation,” be it the scandalous music videos or the unavailability on streaming services — look what you made us do, Taylor. So here’s our take on each of the songs, in the order of the album. "...Ready for It?" Crystal: As the opening song, it does its ...

Seven CAHS Seniors Honored by National Hispanic Recognition Program Discuss Testing and the Future

Seven CAHS Seniors Honored by National Hispanic Recognition Program Discuss Testing and the Future

Crystal Sung, Anastasia Reimann, Alyssa Cloward, Lauren Brazele, Averie Sargent, Sierra Lagge, Paige Townsend, and Adelae Norwood

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Offered by the College Board, the National Hispanic Recognition Program serves to recognize academically outstanding high school students of at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino origin. Students of this origin are eligible if their score makes or exceeds the cutoff for the PSAT/NMSQT in their regions...

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Importance of Music

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Importance of Music

Julia Clark, Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Some would say music is the color of life. Music has helped students immensely through difficult times. “I had a very hard time in sophomore year, and music was one of the big things that helped me get through that,” senior Shiloh Beeler said. For Beeler, music is a cathartic process, a way...

Senior Shiloh Beeler Is National Merit Finalist

Senior Shiloh Beeler Is National Merit Finalist

Anastasia Reimann, Editor in Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

As a transfer student from Arkansas, senior Shiloh Beeler has only attended Classical Academy High School for several months. However, this has not hindered his performance on campus; with a PSAT score of 1490, Beeler is one of only two CAHS seniors to receive National Merit Finalist status. With...

Senior Rachel Howard Is National Merit Finalist

Senior Rachel Howard Is National Merit Finalist

Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

“I was the smart kid who knew the answers to all the questions, but didn’t have a lot of friends,” said National Merit Finalist Rachel Howard of her freshman self. With her PSAT score of 1500, Howard is one of two CAHS seniors to receive this recognition. As someone who has always been “pret...

Gold Standard: Junior Amanda Goldstein Overcomes Medical Issues to Take Second at Ice Skating Nationals

Gold Standard: Junior Amanda Goldstein Overcomes Medical Issues to Take Second at Ice Skating Nationals

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Sept. 6. Colorado’s Broadmoor World Arena is full of spectators peering from the bleachers onto an ice-covered stage. They are watching as hundreds of competitors vie for the attention of judges at the U.S. Figure Skating National Dance Finals. In just a few short moments, junior Amanda Goldstein...

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