Alyssa Ho

Alyssa Ho

My name is Alyssa and I attend CSArts High School Creative Writing Conservatory. Besides writing, I enjoy traveling, solving puzzles, robotics, watching movies, swimming, and (of course) reading.
Spreading kindness the CSArts way

Spreading kindness the CSArts way

School confession pages are a widely used digital platform in which people can post opinions and questions anonymously. However, most users abusively use this platform to post the latest gossip and hate against a fellow student or group. At the California School of...

A Shadow Onstage

A Shadow Onstage

The props. The lightning. The sound. Unseen by the audience, these small details on stage are all being lead by a team of black shadows and a manager screaming into her headset. “If you don’t see us, it means we did our job right,” said Jenny Austin, a sophomore at...

Growing to love piano

Growing to love piano

“I really didn’t like to play piano,” said Seraphini Wang, a sophomore at the California School of the Arts in the Instrumental Music Conservatory, who now spends on average two hours a day at school playing piano. Wang said her mom made her play it at the age of...

UC Chicago: A College For You?

UC Chicago: A College For You?

According to the official University of Chicago (UChicago) website, the school "empowers individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas.” Although this may seem as your average college advertisement, this statement was not wrong to the...

From Shy to Shining Actress

From Shy to Shining Actress

At 5-years-old, Victoria Elizabeth Newman was painfully shy and awkward. Concerned, her mother thought it’d be best to just shove her into the water and see if she could swim; she decided to put her daughter as the role of “Rose” in the production of "Annie" with the...