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The School Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

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Photo of CCDT famous kickline. Photo from last year’s winter concert, “Making Spirits Bright.”
“All I want for Christmas is Dance”
Cassidy Smith, Writer • November 18, 2022

On December 2nd, at the Cathedral Catholic Guadalupe Center Theater, Varsity, Junior Varsity, and competition...

The school of San Dieguito Academy, recently put on the play, Lost Girl, at their home theater. Cathedral also preformed Lost Girl as the first show of the 2022-23 Drama year back in August at the Poway Center of Performing Arts.
"Lost Girl": Two Ways
Chase Stern, Writer • November 17, 2022

Over the last week, San Dieguito Academy (SDA) performed their rendition of "Lost Girl", which as you...

Preston Palmo, in action, taking videos of our Dons Football team. Preston believes, “If you have a passion, go out and explore that passion to the fullest potential. Just remember, it’s okay to take breaks as long as you don’t ignore the love you have for your passion.”
Getting to Know Preston Palmo
Danielle Corrao, Writer • November 11, 2022

You may have seen the famous hype videos shown on CCTV, social media, and at pep rallies. At the end...

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Julia Blyashov taking a big swing during the CIF Finals game.
Tensions Rise on Del Mar Heights Road as Sports Seasons are on the Line
Noemie Glover, Staffer • November 10, 2022

Last Friday, November 4th, the Lady Dons Volleyball team participated in the CIF Open Division Finals game against their rivals, the Torrey Pines...

Golden Padres
Golden Padres
Michael Peterson, Sports Editor • November 10, 2022
NLI Early Signing Day at Cathedral Catholic. Class of 2023 signees included the following sports: volleyball, soccer, crew, waterpolo, baseball, lacrosse, track and field, and field hockey.
Dons Athletes Sign!
Milan Bayless, Writer • November 10, 2022
Sophie Galluccio, the owner of Glitter + Sand, is modeling her bestselling hat. Sophie also sells other unique products that showcases her style.
The Life of a Teen Entrepreneur
Isabella Durazo, Writer • November 16, 2022

Sophie Galuccio, a sophomore at Cathedral Catholic High School, has always had a passion for business. Ever since she was little, she dreamed...

A small can with a huge impact… DirtFood, created by Nikki Blunt, is a medicinal spice that is immune boosting. This spice helped control a disease in one of our CCHS students and helps people all over the U.S.
DirtFood
Danielle Corrao, Writer • November 16, 2022

When I was in 6th grade, I woke up one morning with a piercing headache and bloodshot eyes. I thought I must’ve just scratched my eye in my...

Preston Palmo, in action, taking videos of our Dons Football team. Preston believes, “If you have a passion, go out and explore that passion to the fullest potential. Just remember, it’s okay to take breaks as long as you don’t ignore the love you have for your passion.”
Getting to Know Preston Palmo
Danielle Corrao, Writer • November 11, 2022

You may have seen the famous hype videos shown on CCTV, social media, and at pep rallies. At the end of each video, the name “Preston Palmo”...

Interviewer Massimo Rigoli and World War II veteran Anthony “Tony” J. Glaser alongside old pictures of the veteran. In this interview, the two discussed the opinions, experience, and memories that  Mr Glaser has formed over the years.
Remembering Veteran's Day
Massimo Rigoli, Writer • November 10, 2022

On Veteran’s Day we celebrate veterans, but it is not often that we hear their stories and perspective on being a veteran. In order to get...

Drake performs for fans in July of 2016. The singer is currently being sued Vogue for his album art
Why is Vogue suing Drake and 21 Savage?
Arabella Cassidy, Writer • November 17, 2022

After the recent release of their new album, "Her Loss", Drake and 21 Savage are being sued by Vogue’s...

The school of San Dieguito Academy, recently put on the play, Lost Girl, at their home theater. Cathedral also preformed Lost Girl as the first show of the 2022-23 Drama year back in August at the Poway Center of Performing Arts.
"Lost Girl": Two Ways
Chase Stern, Writer • November 17, 2022

Over the last week, San Dieguito Academy (SDA) performed their rendition of "Lost Girl", which as you...

Elton John is finishing up his touring career, and blew the roof off of the Padres stadium this past Wednesday in San Diego. The experience was unreal, and was one of the best performances I’ve seen.
Elton, you’ve done it again!
Ella Bloom, Arts & Entertainment Editor • November 15, 2022

Just last week, Elton John took the stage at Petco Park for one night on his “Goodbye Yellow Brick...

An advent wreath lit the week before Christmas.
How Can Families Celebrate Advent?
Annelise Motto, Writer • November 18, 2022

The season of Advent begins on November 27th. Advent is the first four Sundays leading up to Christmas....

U.S Bishops are debating on nominating 3 women into sainthood, after reviewing their lives before death. This change would significantly impact youth of America as Mirshah Misirlioglu states how “Saints are a figure of role models and hope for me.”
The Catholic Church and The (Potential) Future Saints
Elle Brennan, Writer • November 17, 2022

The U.S Catholic Bishops are currently analyzing three American women and if they should be admitted...

Father Greg Boyle and his homies from the Homeboy Industry share their stories to students of  CCHS Dons Press.
Fr. Greg Boyle’s Homies
Nicole Moore and Annelise Motto November 10, 2022

This week, students and staff at CCHS got a deeper look into the impact Fr. Boyle’s industry has had,...

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 2: Episode 8 Spooky Stories
Julianne Cox and Mia Wilson November 10, 2022
Season 1: Episode 3 Dons Football
Sean Kagan and Hagan Ward November 18, 2022
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