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First semester seniors on Halloween. Soon the senioritis will sink in and school won’t be as enjoyable for this group.
The Epidemic of Senioritis Among Second Semester Seniors
Arabella Cassidy, Writer • January 20, 2023

We’re approaching the finish line as the senior class of 2023. The senioritis is beginning to spread...

Two students at Cathedral Catholic, Sofia Hoven, and Evangelique Courie. The girls started a club earlier in the yers and have many big plans for the Cultural Culinary Club.
Two Young Girls Start a Club for Change.
Amanda Miller, Staffer • January 18, 2023

Sofia Hoven and Evangelique Courie started an organization earlier this semester by the name of Cultural...

Ms. Cairns, Journalism teacher at CCHS, is eager to continue her class next year. If you are interested in Journalism for your 2023-2024 schedule, contact Ms. Cairns at Bcairns@cathedralcatholic.com!
Is Journalism the Class for You?
Sarah Brown, Co-Editor in Chief • January 11, 2023

I hardly go easy on myself when selecting my course schedule, a sentiment that is common among the majority...

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On January 10, 2023 the Dons played against Mission Bay High School. The team fell short with a score of 46-61. The team played their hearts out with several highlights until the 3rd quarter.
To Lose With Grace
Nicole Nazemnikova, Writer • January 13, 2023

Cathedral vs. Mission Bay Boys Basketball season has begun! Starting off with a trip to Hawaii for the Punahou Invitationals! Where the boys...

Girls huddling up before the big game of Powderpuff where they are excited to be coached by peers and coaches at CCHS. From senior, Cassidy Smith, she explains, “It’ll be a really fun memory for my last year of high school with all of my girl friends. We are going for the win!”
Too Tough for Powderpuff
Danielle Corrao, Writer • January 13, 2023
The 2021 MEER team performs at their performance last February doing their dance to the Wipeout theme song.
What is MEER?
Cassidy Smith, Writer • January 5, 2023
Barbara Walters in her office (1979) New York. Barbara Walters had a love for books.
The Legacy of Barbara Walters
Massimo Rigoli, Staffer • January 13, 2023

At the end of last year on December 30, 2022 iconic journalist Barbara Walters passed away from Dementia and Alzheimer's. Barbara Walters was...

Ms. Cairns, Journalism teacher at CCHS, is eager to continue her class next year. If you are interested in Journalism for your 2023-2024 schedule, contact Ms. Cairns at Bcairns@cathedralcatholic.com!
Is Journalism the Class for You?
Sarah Brown, Co-Editor in Chief • January 11, 2023

I hardly go easy on myself when selecting my course schedule, a sentiment that is common among the majority of my classmates. Perhaps it’s...

Julianne Cox, yearbook editor-in-chief, surrounded by her hard work done on last year’s yearbook.
Julianne Cox, Yearbook’s Unsung Hero
Kelli Jackson, Writer • December 16, 2022

A lot of people wait all year for the yearbook, but do they know about the behind the scenes? Senior Julianne Cox is Cathedral’s unsung hero....

This young class demonstrates a good learning environment. In this environment children will flourish.
Has the U.S. education system put learning on the back-burner?
Arabella Cassidy, Writer • December 9, 2022

Throughout my life, I had always loved learning and attending school. Yet since entering high school, my opinion has changed. I am not alone...

Coming off of a great set of 2022 shows back in swing after Covid, there is much to expect from 2023. And following past trends, this year will not disappoint and an amazing lineup of shows is coming our way, and its definitely worth checking them out!
2023 San Diego Show Highlights
Chase Stern, Writer • January 20, 2023

With over 20 theaters in San Diego, there are consistently many shows in the works. For highlights of...

Giancarlo Esposito stars as criminal mastermind Leo Pap in “Kaleidoscope,” Netflix’s latest series that features a unique twist: the episodes can be watched in any order. Though Esposito has received praise for yet another incredible performance, the series itself has been slammed with mixed reviews.
Kaleidoscope: A Riveting Rainbow or Just a Flashy Flop?
Malia Elena Lima, Marketing Editor • January 17, 2023

Netflix’s latest show, “Kaleidoscope” is making waves, or should we say, light waves online. Starring...

Some of the winners from the 2023 Golden Globes Awards.
Golden Globes
Carissa Vanzant-Thomas, Assistant Marketing Editor • January 13, 2023

On Tuesday, January 10th, 2023, The 80th Golden Globes aired on television for the first time since 2020....

Citizens of Congo unite with one in another. Pray for them.
Islamic Group Bombs Christian Church
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life Editor • January 19, 2023

Religious massacres have become increasingly common across the world amongst all different cultures,...

Even though the COVID surge has decreased, mass attendance is at an all time low! Did COVID impact peoples willingness to attend in-person mass?
Mass Attendence is at an All Time Low Since The Pandemic
Elle Brennan, Writer • January 17, 2023

March 9th 2020...a day that the world was changed forever. Thinking back to this day, I remember excitement...

Pope Benedict was a very influential Pope who is remembered for his profound theological understanding of faith, prayer, and the Catholic Doctrine. He passed away on December 31, 2022.
Pope Benedict
Annelise Motto, Writer • January 13, 2023

Pope Benedict XVI passed away a few weeks ago, on December 31, at 95. Millions watched the funeral on...

As more students this year are called out for “excessive absences” and are threatened with Saturday school, administration only increases their threats. The rules they set in the beginning of the year have already started to wear down the student body’s patience.
Excessive Absences or Excessive Control?
Lucy Miller, Writer • October 6, 2022

In this day and age, everyone has lived through a pandemic and struggled with sicknesses and colds. It...

As the Homecoming dance nears, students try to reason with and understand why the theme selected is Pirates. Students have flippantly described said theme as something out of a “Halloween superstore” or as some kind of prank pulled by ASB.
[Opinion] A Pirate's Life for Me?
Lucy Miller, Writer • September 23, 2022

It's that time of year again, high schools all around the country are anticipating and getting excited...

Many are saying Biden’s speech was inspired by the devil. Does this claim have any standing or is it a reach?
[OPINION] Did Joe Biden Go Too Far?
Neve Walker, Web Editor • September 13, 2022

“We must be honest with each other, and with ourselves.” This was the beginning of one of the...

Three years older and now I’m wiser! Read my advice on sports, drama productions, clubs and more!
[Opinion] A Senior's Advice to Freshmen
Neve Walker, Web Editor • September 9, 2022

Three years ago I was walking onto campus for the first time as a highschool student. It was a scary...

Season 1: Episode 6 Dons Rugby
Sean Kagen, Hagan Ward, and Mason Thompson January 20, 2023
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