Claremont High School

Message to my next president: Fight for all survivors

Message to my next president: Fight for all survivors

Dear future president,  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 in 5 of my female classmates will be sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. Most of these assaults will happen within the next few years, as the U.S. Department of Justice...

Break with an Insider podcast: Episode 1 — Vivian Wang

Break with an Insider podcast: Episode 1 — Vivian Wang

Welcome to the new HS Insider Podcast: Break with an Insider! Throughout this series, we will be interviewing various journalists from HS Insider about what motivates them to write stories, how they get ideas, what their writing process looks like and more. Our first...

Opinion: Meditations on my sister’s high school graduation

Opinion: Meditations on my sister’s high school graduation

I sat under the blaring sun and unrelenting heat of California during summer along with thousands of parents watching the passing spectacle of graduation on June 13.  In the bleachers overlooking the Claremont High School graduation, I was submerged into a crowd of...

Young entrepreneurs seek to give back to their community

Young entrepreneurs seek to give back to their community

It was last summer when Claremont High School freshman Dylan Baler took a trip to Santa Cruz’s Wharf and found himself inspired to create a T-shirt based on a colorfully exaggerated roller coaster he saw. As soon as he got back from his trip, using an iron-on T-shirt...

From student to SoundCloud phenomenon: JREMY

From student to SoundCloud phenomenon: JREMY

“Yeah, and I’m confident, I be gettin’ to the money, not the opposite,” is a line many Claremont High School students would have probably been able to read in the tune of rapper JREMY’s latest song, which has seemingly become a staple on campus. Now with eight songs...

The CrossFit Games: a worldwide competition

The CrossFit Games: a worldwide competition

Throughout February and March, avid CrossFit athletes around the world can be found frantically logging into their CrossFit.com accounts to view what they have been training for all year: a ranking on The Reebok CrossFit Games Open leaderboard. CrossFit, which has...