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CHS Girls’ Cross Country Runs Their Way to Nike Cross Nationals

CHS Girls’ Cross Country Runs Their Way to Nike Cross Nationals

Jaden Clark, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field/Cross Country

A starting gun goes off in the distance. Bodies fly by. Crowds anxiously wait for the first runners. Such is the set-up of a cross country meet, an environment that the cross country program at CHS has learned to dominate. This year, both the boys’ and girls’ teams shattered records, crushed opponents,...

Going Cuckoo For Coco

Going Cuckoo For Coco

Paulina Gonzalez, Head Opinions Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Movies/TV, Showcase

Pixar’s newest animated film “Coco” has been a success in theaters, grossing over $391.1 million at the box office and receiving an astounding 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. The film follows a 12-year-old Mexican boy named Miguel Rivera who has a deep passion for music, which is something that his family...

Spotlight: Extended Essay Coordinator, TOSA, and Teacher Mr. Easton

Spotlight: Extended Essay Coordinator, TOSA, and Teacher Mr. Easton

Joseph Salvinski, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, News, Showcase

Ryan Easton is a man of many trades and has mastered them all. He is a four-year, tenured teacher at CHS who previously taught at another school and has earned a Master’s degree in Educational Technology with an emphasis on coaching teachers for technology from California State University, Fullerton....

Global Warming: Real or Not? An Issue Up For Debate Con

Global Warming: Real or Not? An Issue Up For Debate Con

Catherine Schnabel, Asst. News Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Opinions, Showcase

Global warming being a byproduct of pollution is the debate that just will not go away. It is a debate that has even made its way into comedic monologues from Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and “Last Week Tonight.” But unlike most debates, where you hear out both sides, one side claims that their position...

CHS Band Marches to State

CHS Band Marches to State

Jaden Clark, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, News, Showcase

The band program at CHS is known for playing at rallies, football games, and other events. However, marching band also participates in competitions every fall, and contributes many hours of time and practice to perfect their art. While CHS has had successful competition seasons in the past, this fall...

You’re Not Dreamin’, Say Bye-Bye to California Screamin’!

You’re Not Dreamin’, Say Bye-Bye to California Screamin’!

Makayla Oas, Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Showcase

Reaching 6,072 feet of track, California Screamin’ is the third-longest steel roller coaster in America. 5.8 million pounds of steel were used to build the roller coaster. It takes off at a speed of 55 mph, making it the fastest ride at the entire Disneyland Resort. Many children had their first roller...

¡Viva Chavez! Essay and Art Contest Honors Hero’s Legacy

¡Viva Chavez! Essay and Art Contest Honors Hero’s Legacy

Charles Jiang, Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Showcase

An art and essay contest honoring the most significant contributions of the civil rights activist Cesar Chavez took place in November. The Cesar Chavez Memorial Education Awards Program not only celebrates the contributions and dreams of Chavez, but also allows students from all different backgrounds...

La Represents CHS at CIF Match

La Represents CHS at CIF Match

Gbemi Abon, Contributing Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Many individuals have strategies and different work ethics that help them to become successful in what they do. Whether it is practicing for several hours or adopting the right mentality, these characteristics ultimately lead certain people to achieve their goals. These qualities exist in Goldie La,...

Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Caden Merrill

December 18, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Showcase

“That lightsaber was Luke's, and his father's before him, and now, it calls to you.” George Lucas’ filmmaking enterprise known as Lucasfilm was purchased for approximately four billion dollars by the Walt Disney Company in 2012. Although Lucas was very torn about the decision that he made, he...

Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Caden Merrill

December 14, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Movies/TV, Showcase

“That lightsaber was Luke's, and his father's before him, and now, it calls to you.” George Lucas’ filmmaking enterprise known as Lucasfilm was purchased for approximately four billion dollars by the Walt Disney Company in 2012. Although Lucas was very torn about the decision that he made, he...

Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

Caden Merrill

December 12, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Movies/TV, Showcase

“You’ve failed your highness. I am a Jedi, like my father before me.” Once the end credits for “The Empire Strikes Back” rolled after a surprising cliffhanger in 1980, people were more than overjoyed with the outstanding movie that they just saw, but extremely disappointed that they would...

Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Caden Merrill

December 12, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Movies/TV, Showcase

“The Force is with you, young Skywalker. But you are not a Jedi yet.” The 1980s was a decade that helped to revive science fiction in cinema. Whereas science fiction was only viewed as critical social commentary or something that appealed exclusively to “geeks” or “nerds,” Star Wars proved...

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