The Heights Herald

Program brings CHHS to the Capitol

Story by Kwot Anwey, Taste Editor

January 31, 2020

For a lot of teenagers of our generation, politics is the last thing they want to worry about. It is hard for many to catch up on the innumerable current events happening in our world, and for those that try, it’s often exhausting and infuriating. But what if you want to be informed on the latest ne...

Club makes strides, finds strength in numbers

Story by Maria Hernandez, Opinion Editor

January 27, 2020

F(x) =...?  Every math student has been here. The numbers have made your brain numb and suddenly 2 + 2 doesn't just equal 4 anymore. However, there are some students who have a magical gift of actually enjoying and succeeding at math. These are the students who are involved with CHHS’s underva...

Train spreads cheer

Story by Bill Alexon, A&E Editor

January 27, 2020

Many children spend their nights dreaming about magical lands and far away places. Every December, a child’s preferred travel destination is the North Pole, and at Union Depot Station in St. Paul, that’s just what they’ll find. The Milwaukee Road #261 is a steam locomotive that was construct...

Local rescue pairs homeless dogs with owners

Story by Jasmin Dominguez, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Nationwide, there are around 3.3 million dogs stuck in pounds each year where many are euthanized due to overcrowding, but one Minneapolis-based nonprofit has gone above and beyond to make sure that every dog can find their fur-ever home. Good Karma Rescue first started in 2013 and has been traveling a...

Meyui (Poem)

November 7, 2019

  I have an aim That someday Our children will be nestled atop the roof of the world A free Tibet with no cellulite, no stretch marks, and no scars I have a target That one day The Tibetan spirit like strong winds, scream "OM MANI PADME HUM" A soul-stirring mantra pouring out of the sou...

Hearts in the Arts

November 7, 2019

"Cup o' Culture" Buthania Asamarai (10)   "Self Portrait" Danny Romero (11)   "Flounder" Aleen Calle (12)   "Untitled" Dalia Hernandez Quintana (9)...

Link crew facilitates transition

Story by Eli Zinser, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

 For many incoming freshmen, their first experience with high school can be very intimidating. Enter the upperclassmen in bright t-shirts with loud voices. Some might call them leaders, but to the people of CHHS, they are something just as important: the Link Crew. What is Link Crew? Link Crew is a group of u...

Resource made available for AP students

Story by Jordy Larkin, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 7, 2019

AP classes give students a great opportunity to hardworking students who want a leg up on their college education. But it’s not easy, as AP classes give a ton of homework and having more than two in a single semester can be overwhelming. To help combat the stress of extra schoolwork, Columbia Heig...

Students win big at MN convention

Story by Molly Wilson, News Editor

November 7, 2019

A year of transition and hard work has paid off for the student journalists of Columbia Heights High School. The Heights Herald won multiple awards at this year’s Minnesota State Student Journalism Convention. Both the newspaper and the Hylander News Network, more commonly known as HNN, won fourth ...

Turkish student adjusts to American life and school

Story by Iona Burton, Feature Editor

November 7, 2019

America in new eyes. Imagine leaving your family, friends, school, home and everything you've ever known from since the day you were born. This is the reality 15-year-old foreign exchange student Elcin Ay is living. Ay made the choice to leave her home in Antalya, Turkey for one school year to exp...

Meet your new CHHS teachers and staff!

Story by Kwot Anwey, Taste Editor

November 7, 2019

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