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  • Last rally for Class of 2017
  • Keep Dancing
  • Beauty and the Beast: Prom Court

    Beauty and the Beast: Prom Court

    April 27, 2017

    Prom is right around the corner.  Are you ready to find out who your 2016-2017 prom king and queen are? On the prom court there are five young ladies who are beauties--Rebecca Bass, Maggie Brown, Cheyenne Hampton, Kacey Hernandez and Joelle Pasalo--and five young men who are far from beasts--Brian...

    The prom court poses soon after they are named at the rally. Photograph by Louis Lopez of Modern Exposure.

  • Last rally for Class of 2017

    Last rally for Class of 2017

    Danielle De Luna, Entertainment editor

    March 30, 2017

    As the end of the school year draws near, the festivities begin to unfold, starting with the annual spring rally held in the stadium. Students of all grade levels gathered in the bleachers under the hot sun after second period to find out who would be on this years prom court, view performances from...

    Winter guard has an amazing show, which they shared with the student body. Photographs by Danielle De Luna.

  • Keep Dancing

    Keep Dancing

    Raylene Castaneda, Publicity Manager

    March 29, 2017

    The 2017 dance show “Keep Dancing” was a fun and entertaining show. Performances by the Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Dance classes were well choreographed, and they all gave an awesome performance. The variety of dances prevented any boredom while watching. The show started at 7 p.m. i...

    Advanced dance does a fun hula dance for their dance show. Photographed by Raylene Castaneda

CO Community

Exploring Europe’s Mediterranean Coast

Exploring Europe’s Mediterranean Coast

Maggie Lu, Business manager

Over spring break a number of Charter Oak students went on a trip to the European countries of Italy, France, and Spain. It was an opportunity to explore new cultures, learn...

April 22, 2017No Comments

District Art Showcase

Ashley Alegria, HS Insider Manager

On Thurs., April 13, Charter Oak School District hosted the annual district art show. it went from 6pm until 8pm. Family members and friends alike came in to enjoy the art...

April 20, 2017No Comments

Did you like Career Day?

Did you like Career Day?

Emily Ramirez, Op-Editor

Thursday COHS had their third annual Career Day. Ms. Tammy Mazziotti, career specialist, had arranged with numerous speakers represent careers for this year's Career Day. Stu...

March 31, 2017No Comments

New swim coaches

Rebecca Bass, News Editor

Heidi Zuniga, the varsity coach, and the junior varsity coach Heather Wilson recently hired to coach the swim teams. Both have their own goals for the season and the teams. Heidi...

March 29, 2017No Comments

CO Star: Gustavo Garcia

CO Star: Gustavo Garcia

Jacob Sanchez, Photography editor

One special student has accomplished what few CO athletes have done. Gustavo Garcia, senior, took CO's name to State. While maintaining a GPA of 3.3, Gustavo placed at every...

March 27, 2017No Comments

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Feature Articles

Boomerang roller coaster closing at Knotts soon

Boomerang roller coaster closing at Knotts soon

Benjamin Rose, Tech Manager

Boomerang at Knott’s Berry Farm will be retiring its long service to the park after the 2017 Boysenberry Festival. The space could be used for a new attraction. What will repl...

April 20, 2017

The Great Wall of Los Angeles

The Great Wall of Los Angeles

Jaylee Cortes, Managing Editor

The Great Wall of LA is mural organized by Social and Public Art Resource Center. The official title is The History of California, and it extends for six blocks, or a half m...

April 18, 2017

Spring Break: A weeklong adventure

Spring Break: A weeklong adventure

Selena Morentin, OP-Editor

Spring break. These words resonate with students, especially of the high school and college levels. Once you come back from this time off of school, one question is commonly...

April 14, 2017

  • NFL scouting combine March 27, 2017
  • Experience or fame: 2020, YOU decide March 16, 2017

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Planning Ahead

Summer job opportunities

Summer job opportunities

Madison Alvarado, Photography Editor

It is always great to start off the summer by hanging with friends, going to the beach, having a nice cup of lemonade by the pool or even staying at home and watching movies all...

April 27, 2017

Should you take an IB or AP exam?

Victoria Olivas, Business Manager

Many students often face the dilemma of whether they should take an IB or AP exam. The International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs have different goals...

March 16, 2017

  • ACT or SAT? March 16, 2017
  • The ASVAB test at Charter Oak February 15, 2017

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Opinion

Big brother is watching:

Danielle De Luna, Entertainment Editor

On April 3, 2017 Senate Joint Resolution 34 was signed into law by President Donald Trump, bringing a great deal of concern to those who value their rights to privacy on the ...

April 27, 2017No Comments

All you need is a Pepsi

Raylene Castaneda, Publicity Manager

Kendall Jenner was chosen as the new Pepsi spokesperson, but when the advertisement was released people did not like any of it. In the commercial Kendall Jenner was having...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Beauty and the controversial gay character

Amanda Figueroa, Technical Manager

Many students recall watching the Disney animated classic Beauty and the Beast when they were younger, a story about a girl who breaks the curse of a prince, who had been turned into a bea...

April 21, 2017No Comments

  • Bring back Charger Time, please March 27, 2017
  • Pro: Government monitoring is for our safety March 27, 2017

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Charger Creations

Tunnels

Tunnels

Yesenia Pena "Tunnels"

April 27, 2017

Peach Emoji

Peach Emoji

Imelda Prado, Guest artist

  Imelda Prado "Peach Emoji"

April 27, 2017

“Hidden Away” and “A Chance in the Spotlight”

“Hidden Away” and “A Chance in the Spotlight”

Kristen Compobasso, Guest artist

Kristen Compobasso "Hidden Away" and "A Chance in the Spotlight"

April 27, 2017

Colour

Colour

Vivienne Chavez, Guest artist

Vivienne Chavez "Colour"

April 27, 2017

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Mind & Body

Ways to lower cholesterol

Ways to lower cholesterol

Madison Alvarado, Photography Editor

Cholesterol is a compound of the sterol type found in most body tissues. It is a waxy fat and is a substance found in all cells of the body. Your body needs cholesterol to...

April 27, 2017

Nosebleed Advice

Nosebleed Advice

Victoria Olivas, Business Manager

A parent's worse nightmare is seeing their child covered in blood. However, sometimes there is no need to worry because it is simply a nosebleed. The medical name for a...

April 20, 2017

  • Do fad diets work? March 15, 2017
  • Cells repair themselves postmortem February 24, 2017
  • Weeding out the suspects February 24, 2017

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The student news site of Charter Oak High School
The student news site of Charter Oak High School