A Project for Better Journalism chapter


New Literary Journal Published by CCHS Students

June 24, 2020 6:18pm | Brandon Kim

This past May witnessed the publication of the first edition of YAWP, a new, homegrown literary journal aimed primarily at high school and college students.  This is a journal founded by me and two of my peers – Yuhki Hirano and Aliah Fabros, both of […]

Spring Musical “Chicago” set for Success

March 10, 2020 5:59pm | Caitlin Polesetsky

And so it begins. With last semester’s play, Lord of the Flies, all done, it’s finally time to dive into AVPA Theater’s big production, the spring musical. This year, it’s Chicago! Though CCHS is definitely putting on a high school version of the musical, the […]

Mac Miller’s Team Drops Posthumous Album: Circles

January 31, 2020 4:41pm | Naiima Paul

Circles, an album by late rapper Mac Miller, was released posthumously late Thursday night. With twelve tracks, the album release comes two years after his death at 26 as a result of an accidental overdose. Earlier this month, Miller’s family announced via Instagram that they […]

CETA 2020

January 31, 2020 4:33pm | Josie Peinemann

Every year, students in AVPA Theater have the opportunity to attend a theater festival known as CETA (California Educational Theater Association) over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. Both technical theater members and performers take part, making it a well-rounded experience for everyone. This year’s festival […]

Grammy Nominations 2020

January 23, 2020 8:05pm | Josie Peinemann, Ivette Enriquez

     The Grammys of 2020 are coming up really fast on January 26 at 5pm PST. This year, there was a lot of conflict on the nominees,and many artists got nominated for several categories.      Lizzo received the most nominations, being nominated for eight […]

Dancers take the Stage with “Art in Motion”

December 5, 2019 9:30pm | Ryanne Biernat

Last month, dancers took the stage to show their skills, diligence and the art of dance.  From November 21st to November 23rd, AVPA Dance put on a brilliant show called “Art in Motion.” With 13 beautifully choreographed dances, the dance company, along with AVPA Art, […]

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Review

November 6, 2019 12:31am | Lexee Alvarez, Lexie Jaramillo

Maleficent is the first movie in a two-movie franchise and the precursor of the sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.  These movies are both inspired by the original movie Sleeping Beauty. Although the movie has been only newly released, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is not that far off […]

A New Approach

November 3, 2019 3:10pm | Michelle Zhou

Most of the movies released in 2019 have remained puddled in the bland mud of the traditional action, rom-com, or horror genres, allowing the critically acclaimed drama/thriller film Joker to take the spotlight. Director Todd Philips, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted […]

Bastille and Joywave Concert

November 3, 2019 3:01pm | Sascha Goldsmith

On October 12 at the Greek, Bastille – a band that’s been releasing hits since 2013 – and their pre-show, Joywave, played a spectacular concert. Joywave’s music was energetic and engaging. As a person who has never heard them before, I can say that I […]

DTASC-Theatre’s Night to Shine

October 23, 2019 7:32pm | Naiima Paul, Andrea Romo

For CCHS’s AVPA theatre department, one of the biggest events of the year is just around the corner. The Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California (DTASC) is holding its annual festival showcase on Saturday, October 26th, where drama departments of schools across Southern California showcase […]