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The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

Student Press Freedom Day

Student Press Freedom Day

Karen Wei, Copy Editor February 21, 2024

Thursday, Feb. 22 marks the sixth annual Student Press Freedom Day. To celebrate, watch and share the promotional video linked below or simply explore the RoundUp's latest stories.   Find the...

Hope in a Warming World

Hope in a Warming World

Karen Wei, Copy Editor February 20, 2024

Note: Global warming, climate change, and the climate crisis are used interchangeably in this story to describe the various effects of greenhouse gases on the world that have caused extreme weather, storms...

Year of the Dragon Red Envelopes

Lunar New Year Festivities

Vasundhara Jayender, Reporter February 20, 2024

The Chinese National Honor Society and library advisory board organized a Lunar New Year celebration in the library after school on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The event included traditional Chinese activities such...

To Vote or Not to Vote

To Vote or Not to Vote

Karen Wei, Copy Editor February 13, 2024

The music swells to a climax every four years.  In the ongoing opus of our country’s history, each election marks a grand crescendo as different melodies vie for dominance. Each note casts its vote,...

Sophomore Sadeen Alromouh reads the news on Gypsy Roses release and story.

Thoughts on Gypsy Rose

Laila Younes, Reporter January 18, 2024

Gypsy Rose was released on Dec. 28, 2023, after serving 10 years in jail. She was convicted of the second-degree murder of her mother, after years of her mother manipulating her into thinking she was diagnosed...

COP & Me: New Directions for the Climate Movement

COP & Me: New Directions for the Climate Movement

Karen Wei, Copy Editor January 8, 2024

1997. Two decades before I am born, COP3 convenes in Kyoto.  2015. As Paris hosts COP21, I’m putting the finishing touches on my elementary school presentation, the title slide emblazoned with...

School Security

Jamison Shorter, Reporter October 27, 2023

Five people were wounded during the shooting at Morgan State University on Oct. 4, 2023, at 9:30 p.m. The shooting occurred over a dispute between two groups and led to three people seen on film firing...

From left to right: members of the cross country team, football team, and tennis team at the Athletic Kickoff Pep Rally on Aug. 19. The pep rally, which took place from 6-7 p.m., was moved indoors due to the extreme heat

Kicking Off the Heat: Fall Sports Contend with Extreme Temperatures

Karen Wei and Julian Barkouda August 28, 2023

Extreme heat is forcing athletic teams to make adjustments as outdoor fall sports -  football, tennis, and cross country - begin their seasons. Unprecedented high temperatures are not only a nuisance...

Students gather between library shelves during lunch.

“Heartbeat”: Celebrating National School Library Month

Karen Wei, Reporter April 27, 2023

Sometimes even before the sun shows itself, when voices are still hushed in the early morning quiet, open doors welcome students to a quiet space.   It’s a peaceful table to study at and a...

Project Spread1ng the Word

Alyza Reyes, Reporter March 31, 2023

Teenagers of the greater Houston area take on a project to help type one diabetics.  Preparing for months, these teens successfully fulfilled their mission to provide information and resources to their...

The opening frame of A Pandemic Reflection.

A Pandemic Reflection Documentary

Karen Wei, Reporter March 29, 2023

Three years have passed since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, bringing about great challenges and new lessons to be learned. In this documentary, four students reflect on their experiences of the pandemic...

“Ada Lovelace because she was the first female coder.” “Ada Lovelace, a woman considered to be the first female computer programmer!”

Women’s History Month Gallery

Karen Wei, Reporter March 23, 2023

For International Women’s Day on March 8, a RoundUp survey asked students: who is one of your female role models from any point in history and why? In response, students pointed out women from across...

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