The Cinco Peso Press

A Lesson in Believing in Myself

A Lesson in Believing in Myself

Caitlyn Jade, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Traditions Two sections, an open space divided by a ring of palm trees and outlined by another ring of ice. Quite literally magical as I saw people glide over the ice with ease but also a nightmare as most people fell onto the hard, white surface.   My dad taught me to skate in the worst way possible: the op...

The TikTok Obsession

The TikTok Obsession

Gabrielle Saldana, Reporter

February 13, 2020

  Every day there are millions of people on TikTok totally obsessed, staying up all night watching videos for hours straight, learning to remake a dance, or remaking funny trends that have been popular lately. People are trying to become TikTok famous by getting hundreds of thousands of likes and vi...

Q&A With Melissa Stearman

Q&A With Melissa Stearman

Cameron Beauchamp, Reporter

February 7, 2020

1.What are your best memories? Worst memories? Spending time with my friends and family. There's nothing better than a house full of laughter. 2. Who is your favorite relative and why? My sister, she loves me no matter what. We moved a lot when we where little and she was always my best friend. She's fu...

Q&A With Mrs. Jensen

Q&A With Mrs. Jensen

Cameron Beauchamp, Reporter

February 7, 2020

1. Who has had the biggest influence on your life? My father and mother. What lessons did you learn? How to live the way they did, the importance of family, how to raise a family, the importance of family traditions, and always sitting around the dinner table at dinner time. 2.  What is t...

Q&A with Mrs. Delka

Q&A with Mrs. Delka

Cameron Beauchamp, Reporter

February 1, 2020

1. Who has had the biggest influence on your life and how? My mom has been the biggest influence on me. I know that may sound cliche, but she has been able to push me towards remaining strong in the hardest of times. She has relied on me often to even hold her up through our life, and that has only i...

Swimming in a Flash

Swimming in a Flash

Gabrielle Saldana, Reporter

January 21, 2020

  Julian Perales, sophomore, waits to hear the whistle blow like everyone else in the quiet gym to start the swim meet competition. His heart is racing, and he's anxious to do his best and swim his fastest. He’s trying to mentally prepare himself right before the whistle blows to start, and then it...

Body Image

Body Image

Marsella Sims, Editor

December 13, 2019

  In America, Park Nicollet Melrose Center says approximately 80% of women don’t like how they look. 34% of men aren’t satisfied with their body either. In high school, we see the same kind of problems.    An anonymous survey conducted at CTHS shows the same results here: !function(...

Q&A With Amber Holsomback

Q&A With Amber Holsomback

Cameron Beauchamp, Reporter

November 15, 2019

1. If you tell your students something about you that they wouldn’t know otherwise, what would it be? I would tell my students that I understand struggling in school because I am dyslexic and have dysgraphia; which means that reading and writing can be a struggle for me. 2. How do you want your s...

More Than A Morning

More Than A Morning

Trey Wright, Reporter

November 14, 2019

The flickering light of my TV, the faint sound of cars on the road and my phone playing some music.  It’s refreshing to start my day in such a calming way. It’s nice to find peace early because then it carries through. Once I wake up, I turn on my TV and begin watching Ridiculousness. It’s suc...

A Story From Trench

A Story From Trench

Gracie Knowles, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Twenty one pilots have made quite a name for themselves. From their insane shows to accepting a Grammy in their underwear, these two boys from Columbus, Ohio, are bigger than they ever could have dreamed. Their latest album, Trench is a whole new beast backed by an entire storyline connecting the son...

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