The School Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

El Cid

The School Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

El Cid

The School Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

El Cid

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: Flags at the base of the Washington Monument fly at half staff as the United States nears the 1 millionth death attributed to COVID May 12, 2022 in Washington, DC. U.S. President ordered flags to fly at half-mast through next Monday and said the nation must stay resolved to fight the virus that has “forever changed” the country. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Covid-19 Deaths Hit One Million in the U.S.
Zhenghao Yuan, Staffer • May 17, 2022

On May 12th, 2022, President Biden ordered flags lowered to half mast as Coronavirus deaths reached 1...

The Presidio staff of seven earned the prestigious award from Jostens. Their hard word and dedication is evident on every page of the 21-22 yearbook. (NP: Destiny Hernandez)
Cathedral Catholic High School Named Jostens 2022 National Yearbook Program of Excellence
LindaSue Schuerman, Jostens • May 17, 2022

Cathedral Catholic High School’s program recognized for dynamic and engaging yearbook.  San Diego...

Outside the downstairs Assisi bathrooms a sign out sheet is posted for students entering the bathroom. This new measure was taken today to try and stop the vandalism in the bathrooms.
The Bathroom Crisis Continues
Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Staffer • May 12, 2022

On May 12, Principal Conroy shared an urgent message on the loudspeaker. In her statement regarding...

Sophomores Sarah Brown ‘24 and Erika Vargas ‘24 on Pacific Beach Allstar’s Enchanted practice with a UMC Unlimited team from Sweden.
Around the World: Flying, Flipping and Fake Tans
Sarah Brown, Staffer • May 4, 2022

Koreans flying overhead on my left and the Swedish to my right. Canada and Japan occupying the rows surrounding...

The boys have been working hard this season, bettering themselves both physically and mentally. They have shared what it is like both on and off the field as a player and teammate and work to encourage those around them.
Dons Baseball: On and Off the Field
Breanna Laureti, Staffer • March 29, 2022

Cathedral Catholic’s baseball team is a tight-knit community that practices both the physical and mental...

The Magazine
A scuba diver and a freediver are both swimming in the ocean, and the difference in equipment and form is displayed.
Scuba Diving
Valentina Montenegro-Venero, Staffer • May 26, 2022

The ocean is a vast ecosystem filled with all sorts of marine life, and we have only begun to explore it. More than 80% of the ocean remains...

Kids face mounting pressure to live up to their potential everyday. Where is this pressure coming from? School, parents, or the kids themselves?
Academic pressure
Neve Walker, Editor in Chief • March 25, 2022
The Sustainable Development Goals was set by the United Nations and creates a lofty goal for the world to achieve. In the context of Covid 19, should we push back the end date of the goals?
Is the US on Track to Achieving Sustainability?
Neve Walker, Editor-in-Chief • May 12, 2022

The Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) are a group of 17 different goals set by the United Nations, sought...

The ASB team organized a drive through car wash for teachers. It was just one of the acts of gratitude organized by the class.
Time to Be Thankful
Julianne Cox , Presidio Staffer • May 6, 2022

This week Cathedral’s community celebrated teacher appreciation week by leaving messages on teacher's...

Writer, Julianne Cox, and her fellow lady Dons, making history in their unique ways. Cox writes an evaluation of Cathedral Catholic High Schools response to Womens History Month.
[Opinion]: Better late than never?
Julianne Cox, Presidio Staffer • April 1, 2022

Women’s History Month was the month of March and is a month to highlight the accomplishments of women...

Bishop Emeritus Robert Brom passed away in his home at the age of 83. We honor his gracious acts towards our community and strive to live a life of holiness just like him.
Remembering Bishop Emeritus Robert Brom
Maisyn Clements, Staffer • May 11, 2022

The San Diego Catholic community mourns the death of the beloved Bishop Emeritus Robert Brom. He passed...

The mind is extremely powerful and people tend to underestimate their abilities to reset their thinking and start making long term goals a reality. The first step towards shifting your mindset is understanding it!
Power of Our Mind, Our Faith, and It’s Relation To Success
Breanna Laureti, Staffer • March 22, 2022

Have you ever felt that everything in your life was going as planned yet there was still a layer of unknown...

Ms. Wells, Dean of Mission and Ministry, and Mr. Gramme, Assistant Dean of Mission and Ministry, display the creative onesies that students made during the activity on Monday.
Forward in Hope
Sarah Brown, Staffer • February 15, 2022

From January 24-January 28, the Cathedral Catholic High School community called upon each other to celebrate...

Filming of Benedict Cumberbatch in the set of Dr Strange, in the Multiverse of Madness
The Mystifying Multiverse of Madness
Hong-An Phan, Staffer • May 13, 2022

“Dormammu, I’ve come to bargain.”    Easily one of the highly anticipated films of the Marvel...

The star studded event takes place at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Celebrities gather to celebrate the opening of this years art exhibit 
In America: An Anthology of Fashion.
Met Gala Recap 2022
Hannah Wong and Camila Abramowitz May 5, 2022

Is it “fashion’s biggest night out” or fashion flop of the year? This year's Met Gala left us confused...

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard settle the abuse allegations against Depp in court. Testimonies are estimated to last another six weeks.
Depp vs Heard
Maisyn Clements, Staffer • April 29, 2022

Johnny Depp is one of the most legendary, unforgettable actors in cinematic history. Taking leaps of...

Episode 18: Sahara Kiskis, Season 1 Finale
Sahara Kiskis, Features Editor • May 26, 2022
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Sahara Kiskis, Features Editor • May 20, 2022
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Sahara Kiskis, Features Editor • May 20, 2022
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