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

Students are learning how to cope with their new, pandemic-era lives. While being conscious of social distancing, they strive for normalcy in their day-to-day routines.
Coping with Coronavirus at Cathedral Catholic
Alianna Torres, Features Editor • June 3, 2020

It is not surprising to see current high school students with increased anxiety during this pandemic....

Maya Redington ‘20 poses with her senior sign, a gift from CCHS to honor the seniors as they complete their high school career at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Celebrating seniors despite COVID-19
Sara Vechinski, Social Media Editor • May 22, 2020

While many high school seniors across San Diego and the country mourn the loss of a long-awaited graduation...

Schools across the globe resorted to online learning in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, relying heavily on learning devices such as computers and tablets to connect with students.
Learning curves
Jenna Crowley, Spiritual Life Editor • May 20, 2020

For Cathedral Catholic High School student Taylor Lepisi ‘22, the inability to attend on-campus school...

Megan Faraimo ‘18 poses with Mrs. Jennie Finch, a former collegiate softball All-American, a medal winning Olympian, and a retired 2-time pro All-Star, with Faraimo’s 2018 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year award.
CCHS alumnae softball reunion cut short due to COVID-19
Angelina Hicks, Managing Editor • May 27, 2020

When Cathedral Catholic High School alumna and current University of California, Los Angeles softball...

The Kenko app is a workout tracker app focused on keeping track of workout sessions and progress.
Workout restrictions
Shea Linnehan, Sports Editor • April 1, 2020

Although Cathedral Catholic High School student athlete Gavin Nalu '21 enjoys exercising in the newly...

Spring in to action
Spring in to action
Shea Linnehan and Jared Schenk March 11, 2020

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Who takes the title?
Who takes the title?
Jenna Crowley, Spiritual Life Editor • May 29, 2020

Many people across the globe have heard or read a particular sentence at least once in these last few months: “2020 has been the worst...

Pulitzer Prize winner Mrs. Molly O’Toole continues her prestigious career, working for the Los Angeles Times.
Add Pulitzer Prize to resume
Cole Hume, Editor-in-chief • May 13, 2020
The integration of technology to improve the voting process has had a significant impact on the ways citizens vote, but the reliability of paper ballots remains recognized by many areas across the United States.
Technical difficulties
Jenna Crowley, Spiritual Life Editor • March 31, 2020
Your bed: your greatest enemy and only chance at survival
Your bed: your greatest enemy and only chance at survival
Kymberly Kuras, Contributor • June 9, 2020

We have all the time in the world, yet we are running out of time. How do we take control of our time...

The beauty of your own backyard
The beauty of your own backyard
Mia Boggs, Contributor • May 26, 2020

Have you ever truly taken a moment to look at your backyard? If you're like me, you may have a detailed...

Felon disenfranchisement has racist foundations and violates the Constitution, which has led many to work to expand rights to felons who have completed their sentence.
Felons have voting rights, too
Sara Vechinski, Social Media Editor • April 9, 2020

One of the most important rights granted to Americans is the right to vote. The United States has come...

The Bacich family gathers in their living room to watch Mass together, as currently all Catholic Masses have been cancelled in light of the quarantine due to COVID-19.
Homemade Holy Week
Sara Vechinski, Social Media Editor • April 5, 2020

Dressed up in her Sunday best, Cathedral Catholic High School student Lucy Bacich '22 stands...

A diverse counsel of the United Methodist Church recently proposed a split due to conflicts regarding LGBT believers and gay clergy members.
Religious divisions
Angelina Hicks, Managing Editor • February 17, 2020

When First United Methodist Church of San Diego lead pastor Rev. Trudy Robinson thinks about Christianity...

CCHS celebrated last years Lunar New Year with a traditional Chinese dragon dance at lunch. A similar performance will occur tomorrow.
Inclusivity on campus
Alianna Torres, Features Editor • January 23, 2020

To celebrate and recognize the importance of the Catholic faith, Cathedral Catholic High School Mission...

Cathedral Catholic High School alumna Sofia Torres ‘18 baked an apple cinnamon and blackberry twist to celebrate Easter and cope with the California stay-at-home order.
Baking benefits
Alianna Torres, Features Editor • May 6, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, several families turn to their kitchens for comfort and solace, and psychologists...

The entertainment industry is adapting to the challenges presented by COVID-19, with companies and individuals each seeking to reach their audience and provide entertainment while everyone is stuck at home.
Changes in media landscape
Dillon Tarle, Arts and Entertainment Editor • April 23, 2020

Finding himself stuck in isolation, Cathedral Catholic High School Student Jake Titcomb ‘21, hoping...

Duolingo is an American platform that includes a language-learning website and mobile app, as well as a digital language-proficiency assessment exam. The app and the website are accessible without charge, although Duolingo also offers a premium service for a fee. Duolingo is a great academic way to spend time well stuck indoors.
Quarantine blues
Jessica Nava, Multimedia Editor • April 1, 2020

Tick tock. Tick tock. Tick tock. The clock on the wall seems to work unceasingly while you lie on your...

COVID in the community uncovers the members of the Cathedral Catholic High School community taking on the novel coronavirus.
COVID in the community: Mrs. Nadine Kassity-Krich
Cole Hume, Editor-in-Chief • April 25, 2020

University of San Diego admissions officer Mrs. Nadine Kassity-Krich discusses the novel coronavirus’s impact on admissions, and what incoming...

COVID in the community uncovers the members of the Cathedral Catholic High School community taking on the novel coronavirus.
COVID in the community: Mr. Maurice Correia
Cole Hume, Editor-in-chief • April 11, 2020
Hannah Tasto 23, Donny  Davalos 21, and Peyton Farmer 22 (left to right) perform the CCHS drama departments production of Tuck Everlasting, the winter musical, earlier this month.
Everlasting performances
Jessica Nava, Multimedia Editor • March 8, 2020
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