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  • Saints mom inspires CCHS Parents in Prayer

    Saints mom inspires CCHS Parents in Prayer

    Alexander Nicholas, Staff Writer

    March 22, 2017

    Opening up about her relationship with God and her faith journey, a St. Augustine High School mother who lost her two daughters to a genetic disease became shared her family's tragedy recently at the Parents in Prayer group meeting. "Losing my two daughters was very painful, but having them was the best thing tha...

    After delivering an emotional faith talk, Dr. Cyndi Peterson (far right) visits with members of the Parents in Prayer group.

    Alexander Nicholas

  • The Week in Pictures: March 6, 2017 – March 11, 2017

    The Week in Pictures: March 6, 2017 – March 11, 2017

    Carson Linxwiler, Photo Editor

    March 22, 2017

    Cathedral Catholic High School students are all smiles as an early season heat wave brings sunny skies across San Diego County, including the CCHS campus. The track team, which finds its season in full swing, especially welcomes the spring-like heat as the team's runners continue to “DONminate” the...

    Pushing past the competition, Lady Don Cami Doheny '18 sprints down the Manchester Stadium track Wednesday during the CCHS track meet against Mount Carmel High School and Valley Center High School.

    Kelsey Bacinett

  • Weekly Weather Report March 19,  2017 – March 26, 2017

    Weekly Weather Report March 19, 2017 – March 26, 2017

    Carson Linxwiler, Photo Editor

    March 22, 2017

    San Diego at a glance: Rainfall returns to the forecast! The movement of the high pressure system that previously stationed itself over the southwestern U.S. has allowed for a new low pressure system to sweep through the region. This high pressure system will result in the possibility for moderate to l...

    Much of the previously dry San Diego County canyons and washes have roared back to life with an explosion of greenery and growth as seasonable temperatures return to the area.

    Carson Linxwiler

  • Here today, gone tomorrow and back again

    Here today, gone tomorrow and back again

    Matthew Bailey, News Editor

    March 21, 2017

    While many Cathedral Catholic High School students worry about final exams, peer pressure, and dress code, CCHS Environmental Club leader Katie VanDeventer '17 endures much anxiety regarding the golden state's water situation. Not so much anymore. "I was very excited to hear California was almost ...

    Students crowd around the knoll after school during a February afternoon rainstorm. Although rain is a major source of water in California, precipitation primarily arrives in the form of moisture. According to CCHS history teacher Mr. Don De Angelo, the fog and marine layer that rolls into California's coastal region has been historically and geologically important to the well-being of crops.

    Matthew Bailey

  • Farewell Owen, hello Reid

    Farewell Owen, hello Reid

    LeeAnne Bates, Sports Editor

    March 17, 2017

    With large shoes to fill, Cathedral Catholic High School counselor Ms. Colette Reid recently stepped into social science teacher Mr. Jeff Owen's former position as the new head coach of the varsity boys and girls swim teams. "Our new coach is super fired up," Mr. Owen said. "She's young, excited, an...

    New CCHS swim Head Coach Ms. Colette Reid speaks to assistant coach Troy Marcikic before beginning practice. The passionate head coach always makes sure everyone in on the same page and ready for a good practice.

    Alex Narelli '17

  • Religious persecution persists worldwide

    Religious persecution persists worldwide

    Matthew Bailey, News Editor

    March 16, 2017

    Religious persecution may be nonexistent at Cathedral Catholic High School, but ASL teacher Mr. Dano Kaufmann is no stranger to the effects of secular oppression. "I grew up in Israel and South Africa, and I came to the United States in my teen years," Mr. Kaufmann said. "I'd wear a yarmulke and ...

    As Christians continue to be persecuted for their faith around the world, Fr. Martin Latiff reminds students to "pray for those who are being persecuted because Christ tells us that we should pray for each other so that the Lord may fill those who are being persecuted with consolation and strength."

    Matthew Bailey

  • Living the Lenten life

    Living the Lenten life

    Katelyn Gueco, Assistant Spiritual Editor

    March 16, 2017

    When it comes to building the Dons family and God's kingdom, Cathedral Catholic High school student Grace Mendes '18 realized on the recent junior retreat in Julian that nurturing a deep faith in Jesus Christ goes beyond textbook learning, especially during the Lenten season. “Seeing all my classmates...

    Senior retreat leader Sarah Lackey ‘17 prays over Hailey Nagma ‘17 and Danielle Rizzo ‘17 as they prepare to deliver testimonials in front of the junior girls attending the March Junior Retreat in Julian.

    Katelyn Gueco

  • Weekly Weather Report March 12, 2017 – March 19, 2017

    Weekly Weather Report March 12, 2017 – March 19, 2017

    Carson Linxwiler, Photo Editor

    March 14, 2017

    High temperatures and dense fog will be this week’s weather highlights, as two ridges of high pressure remain almost stationary over central California and the southwest. These high pressure ridges are driving the winter storm track north, where the Pacific Northwest is experiencing heavy rains. The...

    People in Sedona, Arizona enjoyed above average, summer-like temperatures as a high pressure system remains stationary over the southwest. Temperatures farther south in Phoenix, Arizona saw temperatures climb into the upper 90s, nearly reaching triple digits.

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News

Saints mom inspires CCHS Parents in Prayer

Saints mom inspires CCHS Parents in Prayer

Alexander Nicholas, Staff Writer

Opening up about her relationship with God and her faith journey, a St. Augustine High School mother who lost her two daughters to a genetic disease became shared her famil...

March 22No Comments

Here today, gone tomorrow and back again

Here today, gone tomorrow and back again

March 21

Religious persecution persists worldwide

Religious persecution persists worldwide

March 16

No time, no problem

No time, no problem

March 14

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Spiritual Life

Living the Lenten life

Living the Lenten life

Katelyn Gueco, Assistant Spiritual Editor

When it comes to building the Dons family and God's kingdom, Cathedral Catholic High school student Grace Mendes '18 realized on the recent junior retreat in Julian that nurturing...

March 16No Comments

Fighting for every life

Fighting for every life

March 8

Finding “The Joy of Love” during the week of love

Finding “The Joy of Love” during the week of love

February 16

Change of heart

Change of heart

January 24

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Features

Let there be songs to fill the air

Let there be songs to fill the air

Claire Coll, Social Media Editor

For Cathedral Catholic High School student Megan Bugg '19, the thought of missing the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is out of the question. “I have never been...

March 3No Comments

“La La Land” dazzles dreamers

“La La Land” dazzles dreamers

February 1

Christmas in the sand

Christmas in the sand

December 20

Setting the barre high

Setting the barre high

October 27

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Opinions

Bye-bye social media, hello real world

Bye-bye social media, hello real world

Sydney Calhoun, Managing Editor

In today's society, many adolescents and teenagers trade tire swings and bike rides for cell phones and hover boards, often missing life's precious moments. This modern-day...

January 10No Comments

Forget paper or plastic; What about iPad or pencil?

Forget paper or plastic; What about iPad or pencil?

December 8

Keeping CCHS cleaner and the world greener

Keeping CCHS cleaner and the world greener

November 30

Black Friday conundrum

Black Friday conundrum

November 23

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