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STEM and Involvement

Northwest Youth Corps

November 6, 2020 7:13am | Alice Lewicki

Calling all teens looking for an outdoor adventure! Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) brings together teens ages 16-19 from all over the country to spend a month working on a conservation crew. This June I joined a crew in Washington and was able to gain so […]

Four Simple Ways Teens Can Help the Environment

September 28, 2020 6:39am | Lily Maxson 

As teenagers, we live in a time of convenience, online shopping and single-use plastics. We want things that are cheaper and faster, and we value the things that make our life a little less work. Yet at what cost does this come by, for the […]

How Has The Pandemic Changed Our Environment?

September 11, 2020 5:54pm | Sascha Goldsmith

You’re driving down the 405, it’s a Friday evening. You look to your right and see miles of traffic, pollution lingering above it. To your left you see the moon – warped and red, climbing higher into the sky. But for past several months, Los […]

Earthwatch Ignite LA

November 22, 2019 4:45pm | Sascha Goldsmith

This summer, I was accepted into the Earthwatch Ignite LA Fellowship program – basically, an all-paid toad catching, caterpillar collecting, butterfly netting adventure, but for serious scientists. For 12 days, seven other students from the LA area and I, along with researchers and professors studying […]

Virgin Orbit Tour

April 28, 2019 4:59am | Sascha Goldsmith

The CCHS robotics team was recently allowed to take a tour of the Virgin Orbit HQ and factory in Long Beach California. The tour was organized by team member Sophie Doumitt, who was able to make some fantastic connections with an employee of the organization. […]

Last Eclipse of Our Decade

January 15, 2019 7:46pm | Sascha Goldsmith

The last Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse until 2032 will appear on January 20th, and will definitely be a sight to see. This somewhat rare eclipse is caused when “Earth’s shadow blocks the sun’s light, which otherwise reflects off the moon” according to Space.com. This […]

Space Is The Limit

December 25, 2018 6:54am | Sascha Goldsmith

On a Monday afternoon in room 91, sophomore Sophie Doumitt stood in front of some 40 student members of the robotics team to present her conceptualization of CCHS taking part in the future of space exploration. With the projected presentation behind her, Doumitt explained her […]

What the Frack!?

April 25, 2018 8:43pm | Sascha Goldsmith

Recently, a drilling company on the Inglewood Oil Field had sparked major concern after announcing 30-40 new oil wells, adding to a prior 41. There will be several drills in use at a time, emitting toxins into the air at least 400 feet away from […]

Saving Nature is Saving the Future

December 3, 2017 9:13pm | Sascha Goldsmith, Kiana Roman

Here at Culver City Highschool, we have many clubs that help spread awareness and physically help nature. Among those is the NCC, the Nature Conservation Club. The main goals of the NCC revolve around the conservation of nature, both on and off campus. Members get […]