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What Is Diwali and When Is it?

What Is Diwali and When Is it?

Silas Ou, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Diwali is an Indian Holiday that is celebrated from around Nov.7 to Nov.12. For example, in Southern India, it's November 6th to November 11th. So what is Diwali/Divali and where is it celebrated? Diwali is also called the Festival of Lights and takes place on the darkest night in the month of Kartik...

This Day in History: November 2

This Day in History: November 2

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

November 2, 2018

Today in history, the largest aircraft ever built flew.  Here lies its role in history. During World War II, the United States commissioned a man named Howard Hughes to built a "flying boat" (a plane with water capabilities) large enough to carry men and supplies over long distances. You could say...

Arsenic And Old Lace Review

Arsenic And Old Lace Review

Hannah McDonough, Editor

October 31, 2018

This past weekend, I went to go see Arsenic and Old Lace. This is the play that CVMS theatre is currently putting on. They did an excellent job with everything. But before we get into that, here's a summary of this play/movie: A hilarious movie that came out in 1944, Arsenic and Old Lace has been...

White House Invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

White House Invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

Ayan Momin, Reporter

October 30, 2018

Vladimir Putin's invitation from the White House to Washington D.C could end in many ways. This is the first time Vladimir Putin has been invited to Washington D.C since 2015. But during 2015 Vladimir Putin was not a great threat to America, and he was not being accused of anything. But since 2017...

CVMS Halloween Plans

CVMS Halloween Plans

Silas Ou, Reporter

October 30, 2018

With Halloween nearing, many students around campus are going trick or treating. Here are the plans for some of our 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Question 1: Are you going trick or treating? Aidan Havens (6): Yes Michael Walker (6): Yes Shahnawaz Dolani (6): Yeah Colby Garza (7): Yes ...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 29, 2018

What's Red Ribbon Week? This week is Red Ribbon Week! Students can dress up according to the assigned prompt and pun for the day. It’s a fun opportunity to show school pride and stand up against drugs. Participating is not only an enjoyable way to dress up every day, but it’s also a great cause...

Weird Holidays: National NUT Day

Weird Holidays: National NUT Day

Andrew Watson, Reporter

October 22, 2018

Oct. 22: National NUT DAY! Now, you people might be thinking something VERY DIFFERENT, but these are the type of nuts you EAT. No wait, that's... um, they grow on trees! THERE! OK, moving on, National Nut Day was actually created not too long ago. In 2015, The Liberation Food Company decided to make...

How The Korean Peninsula Divided

How The Korean Peninsula Divided

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 22, 2018

It's not long since the North Korean president Kim Jung-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in met at the DMZ line(Demilitarized Zone; the line that divides the Korea peninsula). And also not long from when the US president Trump met the North Korean president too. Even though North Korea appears...

Survey Says Students Prefer a Later Dance

Survey Says Students Prefer a Later Dance

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 18, 2018

This year, the school dances (or socials, I suppose) are starting at 4:00 after school. This is only 25 minutes after school ends, and there are many problems that could arise due to this. First of all, students aren't a fan of this new development. According to a recent Instagram poll, only 17 percent...

Insider: Arsenic and Old Lace

Insider: Arsenic and Old Lace

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 24, 2018

The following is an interview with cast member of Arsenic and Old Lace, Suzannah Wells. Suzannah also played the role of Mrs. Jenkins in The Witches. Q: What part do you play in Arsenic and Old Lace? A: Abby- an aunt. Q: If you didn't play Abby, what part would you want to play? A: Elaine, ...

Cleveland Browns vs New York Jets- September 20, 2018

Cleveland Browns vs New York Jets- September 20, 2018

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

September 21, 2018

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, two teams in the National Football League (NFL) played each other. Their names, the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets. Two of the worst teams last season in the NFL. In 2017, the Jets had a record of five wins and eleven losses. Not great, but not as bad as the Browns....

Apple’s New iPhones

Apple’s New iPhones

Arsh Gupta and Vishnu Sreenivasan

September 18, 2018

In October 1879, Thomas Edison launched the lightbulb that could last for twelve hundred hours. One hundred thirty-nine years later, on September 12, 2018, Tim Cook launched something of almost the same caliber. The new iPhones. The launch consisted of iPhones, which were part of the X series: the i...