The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

Why Friends Matter

Why Friends Matter

Fallyn Sanders, Reporter April 30, 2024

High school can be a big deal, and having friends makes it way better. Friends are your squad, they’ve got your back through all the ups and downs. Friends are also there to support you, whether you’re...

Junior Leyla Prosper reads a book in the courtyard.

Children Behind on Reading

Jamison Shorter, Reporter March 19, 2024

A child holds a place in someone's heart that can’t be replicated. When they are first born, they seek care and warmth from their parents. They are shown unconditional love that only grows as they grow...

Art in Modern Society: Art is Accessible, Pewdiepie Proved It (Part 2)

Stacy Saucedo, Reporter March 15, 2024

This is part 2 of “Art in Modern Society” (link here):    Previously, it was discussed how art is a form that uses many techniques and tricks to create new drawings and illustrations that...

Art in Modern Society: AI: The Downfall of Mankind’s Creative Mind (Part 1)

Stacy Saucedo, Reporter March 15, 2024

Art, an expression of the application of human creative skill and imagination.  VERSUS AI is the development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence.   These...

Teacher Shortages On the Rise

Teacher Shortages On the Rise

Jamison Shorter, Reporter March 7, 2024

Teachers over the years have been quitting their jobs at an alarming rate. From  February 2020 to May 2022, more than 300,000 teachers left, according to delvinpeck.com (https://www.devlinpeck.com/content/teacher-burnout-statistics#:~:text=More%20than%20300%2C000%20public%20school,February%202020%20and%20May%202022&text=According%20to%20data%20from%20the,from%20February%202020%2DMay%202022.)....

Harmony in Jeopardy

Harmony in Jeopardy

Natalie Johnson and Kylie Scarrow February 7, 2024

Choir has 137 students enrolled in the program, which is 13 people short of keeping both of the choir directors. The district requires at least 150 students to be signed up in a 6A choir program by Friday,...

We Want Our Old Lunch Back

Laila Younes, Reporter January 18, 2024

In response to over-packed lunches with students and the safety of the school, former principal Brian Shillingburg decided to change the 50-minute two lunches to 30-minute three lunches starting on Aug....

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...

Adult Figures

Jamison Shorter, Reporter December 11, 2023

Adult figures are an important part of someone's childhood. When you are growing up an adult is the most important person in your life, biological or not. For a child growing up from toddler age to adolescence,...

Substance Abuse

Jamison Shorter, Reporter December 11, 2023

It starts small, with just one dose or shot. Nothing huge and it surely won't hurt. You feel a sensation that you’ve never felt before. A few hours pass by and you feel an urge. You begin to miss that...

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...

Drawing by Stacy Saucedo (@mariiii_gh0stling)

The Case for a Virtual…Everything

Karen Wei, Reporter September 27, 2023

From club meetings to school festivities, volunteer opportunities to study sessions, extracurriculars offer students a means to connect with like-minded peers and develop their interests, fostering friendship...

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