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Mr. Strycula promoted to principal

Mr. Strycula promoted to principal

Benjamin Rose, Technical Manager
May 30, 2017
Filed under CO Community

Mr. Joey Strycula will be the next principal of COHS, effective July 1. Mr. Strycula has been working at the school as an administrator for nine years, and he has been involved in the community all his life. Mr. Strycula attended Charter Oak Unified School District as a child, and he graduated from CO...

2017 Senior Awards

2017 Senior Awards

Daniel Ordaz, Sports Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under CO Community

The 2017 Charter Oak High School Senior Awards took place Monday for graduating seniors obtaining honors from Charter Oak High School and earning scholarships from colleges and universities. A major Senior award that was announced was the Gold Key Award, which was presented by Superintendent Mike H...

2017 Choir Show

2017 Choir Show

Charlene Morentin, Feature Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under CO Community

The 2017 Choir Spring Concert took place on May 19 and 20. A “Back to Broadway” theme graced this year's choir show, and the production was incredibly. All the showings on Friday and Saturday received excellent reviews from the audience and featured many soloists in Advanced Choir Ensemble and concer...

Student Shine

Student Shine

Margo Wilcox, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under CO Community

Most Outstanding Student Awards is held annually to recognize freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Many students were not present to receive recognition, but those present received high praise from nominating teachers from every department. Mr. Brian Akers, school board and Rotary member, announced th...

Bill and Ted’s Deaf Adventure

Bill and Ted’s Deaf Adventure

Rebecca Bass, News Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under CO Community

Fri., May 5, and Sat., May 6, the American Sign Language classes had a show where they signed to different songs from different time periods. This is the second year the ASL class has performed, and everyone who involved enjoyed participating. The main characters, Bill and Ted, must do a project in s...

Graduates enter military

Graduates enter military

Emily Ramirez, Op Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under CO Community

Seven seniors are going to the military after they graduate: Gabriel De La Rosa, Richard Juan Martinez, Jonathan Privett and Isaiah Anthony Salcedo. Three are going to the Army. Isaiah Salcedo is going to the Navy and is leaving in November. Gabriel De La Roca is joining the Army. He will be in the sp...

ASB Officers are . . .

ASB Officers are . . .

Vanessa Morales, Sports Editor
May 12, 2017
Filed under CO Community

As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close, it is time to start looking at the next school year which means choosing students that will shape the CO community. The ASB officers were announced at the end of April after school elections were held. These students were the four left standing after running...

BETA’s BIG win

BETA’s BIG win

Rebecca Bass, News Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under CO Community

During the first week of April, our Business, Education, and Technology Academy, BETA, team took a big win in UCLA’s annual business plan competition. “Not only did they get first in their category, but first overall-obtaining the highest total score from all schools competing and taking home a $1,000...

Shakespeare galore, goofy antics and congratulatory smiles

Shakespeare galore, goofy antics and congratulatory smiles

Andrew Barron, Entertainment Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under CO Community

The theatre students at Charter Oak High School have made a lasting impression at the annual Shakespeare DTASC festival. The festival is highly competitive with regular public high schools go up against performing arts schools, who prepare everyday in the art of performance. However, this has never discouraged...

Exploring Europe’s Mediterranean Coast

Exploring Europe’s Mediterranean Coast

Maggie Lu, Business manager
April 22, 2017
Filed under CO Community

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 some history and practice speaking French and Spanish in the real world. It was the experience of a lifetime. We arrived at...

District Art Showcase

Ashley Alegria, HS Insider Manager
April 20, 2017
Filed under CO Community

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 programs in the district. Students from elementary through high school displayed their artwork in the Royal Oak cafeteria where...

Did you like Career Day?

Did you like Career Day?

Emily Ramirez, Op-Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under CO Community

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. Students choose five sessions that they were interested in attending, and they were assigned to three. The career options were diverse, including...

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