Spotlight on a Class

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Karly Palmar, Staff Writer/Photographer
November 10, 2011

As most people know Home Economics class teaches high school students in various grades the fundamentals of how to do basic things around the house. From finances to cooking, sewing, and cleaning up, there’s a whole world of chores students learn that they didn’t know about. At CCA, this class is... Read more »

Are College Fairs Important?

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Heather Wroth, Staff Writer
November 10, 2011

It’s not a big secret that college fairs give you the chance to talk to colleges and university admission officers, and get the scoop on everything from what they are looking for in a prospective candidate, to pertinent information on majors and career profiles. Some students might say that the information... Read more »

Spotlight on a Teacher: Mr. Steve Mayo

November 10, 2011

Early in September, when new teachers were introduced onstage at the first high school chapel of the year, there was one man that was received like the King of Pop. And that’s understandable,  I mean, the man raps and his music is on iTunes! Who is this man?  No other than Mr. Steve Mayo, history... Read more »

10th Anniversary of Afghanistan War Raises Many Questions

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Jacob Jackson, Staff Writer
November 4, 2011

The question everyone is wondering: Now that Osama bin Laden is dead can we defeat the Taliban? The truth of the matter is the Taliban has only gotten angrier since May, when bin Laden was killed during a raid by U.S. commandos on his hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The Taliban have begun to launch... Read more »

Entertainment + Teens= An EXPLOSIVE Equation?

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Caitlin McCrary, Staff Writer
November 4, 2011

Entertainment is one of the most influential powers in the world today, and teenagers are mainly the ones affected by it. The reason is simple: we have grown up in a technological era—an age where we have more contact with celebrity gossip than we have ever had. We have easy access to the tabloids,... Read more »

Should Cell Phones be Banned in School?

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Dawson Allen, Staff Writer
November 4, 2011

We live in a society where technology is customary in how we live our lives. Multiple technological advances have been made over the past century. Not only the existence of cell phones, but the competences, such as Internet access, texting, maps, as well as applications, commonly known as apps. Whether... Read more »

Find Your Passion. Join a Club!

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Suzy Urrutia, Staff Writer
November 4, 2011

Picture this: you’re with your friends and you’re exploring the everglades on a sunny cloudless day, or maybe you’re learning how to communicate in sign language, or just possibly creating stories that will one day graze the shelves of bookstores across the country.  You are having so much fun,... Read more »

CCA Film Festival…Take Five!

Alexandra Gomez, Staff Writer/Managing Editor
November 4, 2011

The gates are checked, the footage edited, and the tickets are bought. All that’s left to do is sit back and watch as the screen fades in from black and the opening credits roll for the Fifth Annual CCA Film Festival presented in the Calvary Chapel Theatre on September 9. Hilariously hosted by Calvary... Read more »

School Spirit on the Rise

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Dawson Allen and Annie Harley, Staff Writers
November 3, 2011

Friday, September 2 was a hot and humid day, but the CCA fans didn’t seem to mind. They flooded the new football field with white, as the Eagles kicked-off the season against Highlands Christian Academy. White t-shirts, bandanas, hats, shoes, and even white-painted torsos that spelled C.C.A., rooted... Read more »

The Mirror: Dance Concert Review

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Kyle Swenson, Staff Writer
November 3, 2011

The Mirror, this year’s dance concert, was a riveting and moving experience that the whole audience enjoyed. With fabulous performances by Rebecca Quinn (the prodigal daughter) and Bailee Cudmore (the devil), the audience was held in a tight grip of emotions ranging from joy to sadness. The Mirror... Read more »

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