El Cid


El Cid regularly publishes stories from August to May each school year at Cathedral Catholic High School, working with a staff of 11 members for the 2019-2020 school year. This is El Cid’s tenth year online in its 52-year publication history. Thus far, El Cid has been recognized as a SNO Distinguished Site two consecutive years and has been mentioned in Best of SNO 21 times.

El Cid Mission Statement

El Cid is a student newspaper that aims to inform the student body of CCHS with unbiased truth on news, diverse perspectives through opinion pieces, updates on CCHS’s plethora of sports, teams, and clubs, and human interest feature stories.

El Cid serves the student body and greater CCHS community with integrity and justice, and aims to:

I. Protect First Amendment rights to freedom of speech, promoting the free flow of information.

II. Drive a quest for diversity in opinion and opportunity to express such opinions through an organized and distinguished publication.

III. Advocate for voices often unheard by elucidating points of contention among the student population.

IV. Teach and provide valuable experience to individuals contemplating careers within the realm of journalism.

V. Inform, entertain, and communicate with the public so as to promote the existence of a well-informed CCHS community.

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The School Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School