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Seniors Head Downtown to Visit UT Museums on Final Field Trip

Avery Deen, Reporter
June 2, 2017
Filed under Most Recent, News

On May 23, students loaded up onto a yellow school bus as teachers stood at the front counting heads and attempting to call roll. Friends squeezed together two to a bench, claiming a row for their squad as everyone filled into place. Bound for the UT campus, the students rolled out on their last field trip. ...

First Class of Capstone Seniors Reflect on the Research Process

First Class of Capstone Seniors Reflect on the Research Process

Avery Deen, Reporter
May 31, 2017
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The Capstone program consists of two years of classes, AP Capstone Seminar and AP Capstone Research, in which the students learn the research process and get to explore topics of their choosing with an in depth study. Last year was the first time Seminar was offered at CPHS, and this year’s seniors...

Students Create Climate Change Innovations

Students Create Climate Change Innovations

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under Most Recent, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

For their last project, Doc McPherson’s EcoAudit and Environmental Systems classes created their own experiments with designs that help mitigate climate change. Their efforts allowed them to receive grants from a nonprofit organization called Ecorise,and their projects were revealed in the lecture ha...

Students Balance Jobs With Summer Plans

Students Balance Jobs With Summer Plans

Carlie Morgan, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Most Recent, News, Recent Stories

With summer fast approaching students are starting to think about their plans for the break. Amid music festivals and beach trips, some students have decided to add a summer job to their schedule. From earning some extra cash to simply having something to do, the students of CP have a number of reasons ...

Political Orientation: Does It Matter?

Political Orientation: Does It Matter?

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Most Recent, News, Opinion, Top Stories

Political Orientation: Does It Matter? Never ask a woman her weight, adults their salary or friends their political orientation. That was the mantra that many students were taught from a young age. Yet, with social media, political orientation is becoming more prominent to one’s social status and...

CPHS Students March for Science

CPHS Students March for Science

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
May 10, 2017
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Scientists, teachers, students, engineers and more stormed the Austin capitol on April 22 to create conversation and change in regard to the current administration’s stance on science. The administration has employed many changes to our government’s distribution of information, while expunging some...

Multiple Outlets Available for Struggling Students

Multiple Outlets Available for Struggling Students

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under Most Recent, News, Recent Stories

Throughout high school, many teenagers experience a multitude of changes. From getting your license to gaining new friends to juggling school with your social life; It can be very stressful. Unfortunately, these changes may be so stressful for some that they develop a form of anxiety, or even depres...

Community College or University? Students Explain Their Choices

Community College or University? Students Explain Their Choices

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under CPHS News, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Choosing where one wants to go to college is a large step in coming into adulthood. Many students have been procuring acceptances from colleges around the world, struggling to decide which college they should go to, however, some students forget that there is another option: Austin Community College...

Mental Health Resources for Students

Mental Health Resources for Students

Mandi Bosse, Digital Content Manager
March 31, 2017
Filed under CPHS News, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

Below are some resources for students to seek help or advice if they are in need of any mental health aid. Bluebonnet Trails Suicide Prevention Handout for Teens Know When to Get Help Suicide Warning Signs National Association for Mental Illness Mental Health Facts Grief Support Amare Outreac...

PROM Expectations Contract Elicits Different Reactions From Students

PROM Expectations Contract Elicits Different Reactions From Students

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
March 27, 2017
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The “PROM Expectations -- Contract” has stirred a conversation at CPHS, eliciting different reactions from students. Some students appreciate the contract, as it warrants them a safe night. Others detest the contract, pronouncing it unneeded. Prom committee president, senior Lexxi Clinton welcomes...

CPHS Students Debate the Need to Pay Attention to Politics

CPHS Students Debate the Need to Pay Attention to Politics

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

In the light of the recent presidential election, more members of the community are engaging in political discussion and activism. From attending marches, speaking at hearings, or simply posting a paragraph on social media, politics is slowly weaving its way into more prominent aspects in society. Much...

Shattered Dreams: What Is It?

Shattered Dreams: What Is It?

Carlie Morgan, Reporter
March 8, 2017
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Tomorrow CPHS’s biannual Shattered Dreams event will take place to raise awareness of the dangers of drinking and distracted driving. It is a two-day event, involving a mock crash and video presentation to highlight the potential effects of this tragic combination. For juniors and seniors, this will ...

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