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Sunflowers support CCHS students

Savannah Dupper, Spiritual Life Editor

April 19, 2018

To raise awareness about suicide and mental health during Suicide Prevention Week, Cathedral Catholic High School students are spreading love this week on campus by distributing sunflowers to community members. “I love giv...

Emotional support abounds for CCHS students

Cole Hume, Managing Editor

April 18, 2018

Cathedral Catholic High School students will participate Thursday in light group classes, where they will learn about the importance of cultivating personal support sources and emotional awareness. “We’ll focus on the theme of [developing...

CCHS drama waltzes down “42nd Street”

Lauren Boyer, News Editor

April 12, 2018

The Cathedral Catholic High School drama department will open its rendition of the popular Broadway musical “42nd Street” Friday, with five additional shows being presented throughout a two-week long run. “Every performan...

CCHS dance team twirls to the top

Riley Hetherington, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2018

The Cathedral Catholic High School varsity dance team competed last weekend in its third and final showcase at the West Coast Elite Dance Nationals, taking first place in the small lyrical category, sixth place in the hip hop cate...

Get ready to be Shark Tanked, Dons

Riley Hetherington, Editor in Chief

March 23, 2018

To promote an entrepreneurial drive in Cathedral Catholic High School students, the Don-trepreneurship Club will host the second annual Dons Shark Tank May 9 at 3 p.m. in the Assisi Hall. “Students will get the chance to pitch ide...

NYC editor mentors CCHS writers

Lauren Boyer, News Editor

March 22, 2018

Deputy editor of Bloomberg Business Mr. Howard Chua-Eoan spoke to about 60 National English Honors Society members and El Cid journalism students Wednesday in Assisi Hall about his journalism and writing career. “The hardest jo...

Spanish for life

Mercy Sosa, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2018

Thirty-one Cathedral Catholic High School students were named members of the Spanish Honor Society during lunch yesterday in the Dr. Richard Kelly garden, where inductees expressed their commitment to continue studying the...

The write stuff

Eugenia Dominguez-Chaires, Features Editor

March 8, 2018

The Cathedral Catholic High School National English Honors Society opened The Writing Center earlier this semester as a way for CCHS students with exceptional English skills to tutor students on campus who struggle with English...

CCHS principal earns doctorate

Cole Hume, Managing Editor

March 2, 2018

Demonstrating to all members of Cathedral Catholic High School community that learning is lifelong, CCHS principal Dr. Kevin Calkins earned a doctorate in educational leadership last week that he hopes eventually will allow hi...

Let there be life

Angelina Hicks and Savannah Dupper, Copy Editor and Spiritual Life Editor

February 27, 2018

For the first time in Cathedral Catholic High School/University of San Diego High School history, the office of Mission and Ministry, along with the Dons for Life club, is hosting Life Week this week to promote pro-life values...

When alumni speak, Dons listen

Riley Hetherington, Editor in Chief

February 23, 2018

In attempt to expose students to a variety of future career path options, Cathedral Catholic High School juniors are attending Career Day today in the Guadalupe Center and selected classrooms, where 23 former Dons will provide ins...

“Grease” is the word tonight

Lauren Boyer, News Editor

February 22, 2018

The Cathedral Catholic High School Drama Deparment opens a three-day run today of the wildly popular musical "Grease,” a musical that traces the unlikely love story of two fictional students who are on opposite ends of the high...

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