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Friends sitting on the top level of the Cruise.
Bon Voyage, Seniors! A Review of the Senior Boat Dance
May 6, 2024

Seniors set sail into the sunset in a nostalgic navigation. Students gathered in San Diego Bay on April 19th at 5:30 pm to board the Flagship...

Staff photo for Ms. Adourian
PROFILE: Ms. Adourian
Robert Hernandez, Staffer • May 6, 2024

Ms. Adourian is one of the many teachers here at Cathedral Catholic High School, but is that the only thing about her? Savana Adourian was...

Staff photo of Mrs. Eppers
Meet Mrs. Eppers
Katy Podstreleny, Staffer • May 3, 2024

Introducing Mrs. Eppers, one of incredible high school counselors here at Cathedral Catholic High School. Mrs. Eppers provided some insight in...

Cathedral Senior Kairos Retreat: one of the memorable moments closer to graduation
Senior's Final Strides Of Highschool
April 24, 2024

As the school year draws to a close, seniors find themselves on the brink of a new chapter in their lives. With graduation looming on the horizon,...

Game time for the CCHS boys Lacrosse Team.
Spring Sports Coming Into Play
Liesel Sellerberg and Sofia Durazo April 24, 2024

The flowers are blooming, the sun is coming out, and spring sports are here!! With the winter season wrapping up after some great wins including...

The 2023 softball team cheesing after winning last years Western League.
Swinging into Spring: Girls Softball
Mallory Axline and Nikole Egan February 20, 2024

As spring season approaches, the girl's softball season begins to unfold with preseason workouts. These workouts serve as a time for new players...

Since the beginning of December, the Cathedral Catholic track team has already started preparing for the upcoming season.
Behind The Scenes: How the Track Team is Preparing For Another Successful Season
Liesel Sellerberg, Staffer • January 29, 2024

Although the Cathedral Catholic High School Track and Field season does not officially start until February 29th, the track athletes have already...

After our Dons defeated Scripps Ranch for the title as King of the North Champions, with a final score of 56-47.
Exciting Anticipation Surrounds the Start of the Basketball Season
Emily Kovarik, Staffer • December 20, 2023

As the temperature begins to drop, the Dons 2023-24 winter sports season is beginning. Cathedral Catholic has a diverse lineup of winter sports...

Sister Mary Elizabeth Lancaster is an African American nun from Baltimore Maryland whose body has reamined in tact and untouched after four years. Many Catholics believe in incorruptiblity. No investigation has been carried out yet to presume the cause of her body still in tact but further information is still being provided.
Body Still in Tact After 4 Years!
Annelise Motto, Staffer • January 29, 2024

Who would have thought a potential modern-day saint could be from rural Missouri? Most people who live in Missouri have never even heard of the...

St. Therese of Lisieux is a well known female saint who was named one of the three Doctors of the Church. She is the patron saint of florists and missions.
St. Therese of Lisieux
Annelise Motto, Staffer • November 8, 2023

As Catholics, we honor St. Therese of Lisieux on October 1st. She is known as the patron saint of missions and of florists. She is also known...

Mary, the mother of Jesus, is someone we can pray to for guidance and love.
Why Do We Pray To Mary?
Annelise Motto, Staffer • May 26, 2023

Do Catholics Pray to Mary? May is the month of celebrating and honoring Mary in the Catholic Church. We commemorate the Blessed Virgin Mary’s...

Teddy Howell, the 9 year old podcast creator dressed up as a priest, his dream occupation. This young third grader describes how when he grows up, he wants to be like Schmitz and be a priest at his local church in Michigan.
Teddy Howel’s Creation of the “Kids Bible of the Year”
Elle Brennan, Staffer • May 18, 2023

Annelise Motto, a CCHS Staffer, wrote an article about the “Superman of Priests”, Fr. Mike Schmitz. In the article, Motto infers how Schmitz...

Scarlett Martin ‘24 voted during 2024 Super Tuesday! On the first Tuesday of March, many states hold their primary elections. Read more below!
Super Tuesday Takeaways
Sarah Brown, Editor-in-Chief • March 22, 2024

On March 5th, 16 states and one territory voted in their presidential primaries and caucuses, marking Super Tuesday. This year revealed several...

Each vote seriously matters!
The Future Of 2024 Is Counting On You!
Robert Hernandez, Staffer • February 13, 2024

You can smell the sweat dripping off the soon-to-be president’s face. The cold stillness as the crowds begin to settle and all eyes are drawn...

The “Road to 2024” is beginning to come to the forefront of voters minds. Many suspect that the 2024 Presidential Election will be yet another polarized battle between current President Joe Biden (left) and former President Donald Trump (right).
Understanding the 2024 Election
Brooke Quirarte, Editor • February 8, 2024

With the heat of the 2024 election beginning to accelerate, the primary elections are starting to promote the powerful candidates and question...

CCHS students Kate Stuart ‘24 and Dakota Conway ‘24 watch Brit Smith viral TikTok video regarding her song “Karma.”
JoJo Lost Her Bow Bow
Sofia Mah, Staffer • May 6, 2024

Love it or hate it- you cannot escape it. JoJo Siwa’s new single “Karma,” released on April 5th, has not only dominated headlines but also...

Cathedral Catholic sophomore, Lily Frenck, holding “November 9” by Colleen Hoover
Colleen Hoover’s Rising Popularity
Emily Kovarik, Staffer • May 3, 2024

TikTok, a viral app with over 50 million daily users, has left a significant impact on many people's lives. Among those touched by its influence...

Thrifting: the new, cool way to shop?
Green is the New Black: The Trending World of Sustainable Fashion
Sophie Galluccio, Staffer • April 24, 2024

Currently trending, the world of thrifting, recycling, and repurposing clothes has made an appearance in 2024 that is here to stay. Not only...

The Padres and Dodgers travel to Seoul, South Korea to face off.
Padres Opening Day In Seoul
Mallory Axline, Staffer • March 26, 2024

If you are a San Diego native, you most likely are a fan of the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball Team. But the Padres fan base isn’t...

The Super Bowl Unwrapped
The Super Bowl Unwrapped
Mallory Axline and Nikole Egan March 14, 2024

The annual Super Bowl marks the end of the National Football League season. The Super Bowl is the championship game that takes place on the first...

Road to the Super Bowl
Road to the Super Bowl
Katy Podstreleny and Sofia Durazo February 8, 2024

The highly anticipated NFL playoffs are here! The regular season has officially ended as of January 7th, 2024, following an action-packed 18...

Final lines of The Great Gatsby
REVIEW: The Great Gatsby Movie
Elle Brennan, Staffer • April 24, 2024

Recently, all of the CCHS 11th grade English classes are reading The Great Gatsby. Within the past month, English classes including:  English...

Bob Marley: One Love, a tribute to the reggae icons impact on the world.
Marley on the Big Screen: A Tribute To The Reggae Icon
Mae Kordas, Staffer • April 24, 2024

On February 14th, 2024, Bob Marley’s story of becoming one of the greatest reggae musicians of all time debuted to the world. The movie, Bob...

Senior and Junior friends gather together for a group photo
My Masquerade Memoir 
Sofia Mah, Staffer • March 14, 2024

Bittersweet moments are fleeting for Dons in the class of 2024, one of them being the last formal ever. On February 10, Cathedral Catholic held...

Promotion picture for the new TV show, Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
REVIEW: The New Percy Jackson TV Show
Carlin Fretwell, Staffer • January 29, 2024

When the new TV show adaptation of the famous book series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, was announced, fans were ecstatic. The first 2 episodes...

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