The Pepper Bough

Ms. Tapia makes big impact as new CHS coach

Jazmine Trujillo, Reporter

February 16, 2017

Much of the student body has seen Ms. Tapia, but they do not know much about her. Ms. Leyva’s students are the exception, and they could tell you more about her because she was Ms. Leyva’s student teacher during first semester a...

Teacher of the Week: Kristen Tornero

Chantz Horton, Reporter

February 9, 2017

Name: Kristen Tornero Subjects taught: English AP 4 & EWRC Currently resides: Riverside Motto: “Just breathe, seek balance and be kind” Inspiration: “All the people who put their trust and faith in me as a friend/teacher/partn...

Where to shop for the sports fan in your life

Jesse Gonzales, Reporter

December 8, 2016

Do you ever go Christmas shopping for a friend or family member, and when you get to the store you're not sure what to look for or get them? If so, this article is for you. I’ll be telling you where to get the best sport gea...

English teacher Liz Garza’s journey to CHS a storied one

Adriana Flores, Reporter

November 14, 2016

As 39 year old, Elizabeth Garza, explains her life as an English teacher, she quickly types on the keyboard.  “I love storytelling,” she says, while looking around Room 353 to find the right words. “I am the oldest of...

Creepy clowns terrorizing the nation

Isaac Trujillo, Reporter

October 26, 2016

Multiple cases of the same psychotic acts have been reported nation wide of “creepy clowns” threatening harmful or even murderous actions towards random people. There might be more to this epidemic besides a bunch of bored teenag...

Homecoming pep rally holds surprise for beloved teacher

Chantz Horton, Reporter

October 26, 2016

October 21 was a day to remember. The homecoming pep rally was one for the ages. As students funneled into the gym, with upbeat music keeping the crowd at ease, the students took their seats and the roar of the crowd shook the...

Homecoming tradition encourages school spirit

Erick Inzunza, Reporter

October 26, 2016

Homecoming, a tradition that's been around for centuries. A tradition that brings out the school spirit of most high schools. A tradition that will most likely keep being passed down from one generation to the next. “I like home...

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