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Don’t Take It Away!

Adele Lauzon, CVHS, Class of 2019 Dear HISD, I have a very simple question for you. How do you expect Carnegie to sustain a reputation for producing students who are high … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment


Raquel Douglas, Carnegie Vanguard, 2015 This year, I’m graduating high school and going to college 1798 miles away from my home, family and friends. I may or may not be … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t Tell Me Nothing’s Wrong

Isabela Vasquez, Carnegie, 2016 Don’t tell me that there isn’t anything wrong with our education system until you have a sobbing friend in your arms because they got an 89 … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Carnegie Should Increase its AP Course Offerings

  Tony Zhang, Carnegie, 2015 Recently, there has been massive opposition to the notion of increasing the number of AP courses offered at Carnegie. However, increasing the number of advanced … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Note on Music Education in Elementary Schools

Lauren Nyquist, Carnegie Vanguard, 2016 With the release of the bestselling book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua in 2011, it is easy for me to understand … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why HISD Should Abolish Magnet Schools

Raquel Douglas, Carnegie Vanguard, 2015 I’m a senior at one of the most thriving magnet schools in HISD, Carnegie Vanguard. I’ve gone here for four years. Coming here has, without … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 12 Comments

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