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  • Who will be King and Queen in Wonderland?
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  • Chargers Got Talent–A showcase of CO’s remarkable abilities

    Chargers Got Talent–A showcase of CO’s remarkable abilities

    Stephanie Wang, Editor in chief

    November 14, 2017

    On the night of Nov. 9, the quiet and melancholy school was a drastic contrast to the loud music and singing coming from inside the gym.  Inside, CO students from all departments were showing their best singing voices, musical performances and showmanship for four critical judges to evaluate--making up t...

    The winners, from left to right: Jamisa Randoll, first place; Elena Zero, third place; Cassie Zambrano, second place; Jackie Flores, honorable mention; and Julian Mireles, honorable mention.

    staff photographer

  • Night in Wonderland

    Night in Wonderland

    Jaylee Cortes, Managing editor

    November 2, 2017

    On Saturday, Oct. 28, the Chargers fell down the rabbit hole into Wonderland. Party buses lined up the streets of Westminster, and Charger students filed onto the red carpet with makeup done and dresses glimmering. Walking into the dance, Mr. Dave Trask and Mr. Chris Sweet, vice principals, breathalyzed...

    Girls in their corsages decorated the night.

    Jaylee Cortes

  • Over the Moon Over Buffalo

    Over the Moon Over Buffalo

    Amanda Figueroa, Copy Editor

    October 25, 2017

    COHS Drama’s production Moon Over Buffalo left its audience in stitches--metaphorically, of course, but the same could not be said for the characters in this play. This production, directed by drama teacher Roger Graziani, was Charter Oak’s adaptation of a play by the same name written in 1995 by ...

    The cast of "Moon Over Buffalo": Sam Sanchez, Alaya Long, Andrew Barron, Tyler Pullen, Jacob Estrada, Emma Wrigley, Tala Qasqas, Ashley Galdamez, Danielle Pryor, Mikhail Yamout, Michael Miller, Jahmal Rogers, Clarisse Guevarra, Jesse Craig. Photograph by Amamda Figueroa

  • Who will be King and Queen in Wonderland?

    Who will be King and Queen in Wonderland?

    October 12, 2017

    The Homecoming Court was announced at the Night Rally, The Queen will be announced at halftime at the Homecoming football game, and King will be announced at the dance, which will be held Oct. 28 at the Westminister Rose Center. The theme is "Welcome to Wonderland."

    The Homecoming Court was announced at the Night Rally. Photograph taken by Clarisse Guevarra.

  • Chargers in Wonderland

    Chargers in Wonderland

    Adrian Llamas, Business manager

    September 28, 2017

    On Wednesday, Sept. 27, ASB presented the 2017 Kick-Off Night Rally. The theme for the rally was Alice in Wonderland, and it incorporated a neon motif as well. When walking into the gym, you immediately arrived into the world of Alice because the foyer was set up for a tea party. Area of the ble...

    Tony Arguilar and Katie Mettert were the emcees for the rally. Photographs by Clarissa Guervarra

Come one, come all, to the Winter Choir Show

Adrian Llamas, Business manager

December 11, 2017No Comments

On Fri., Dec. 15, and Sat., Dec. 16, Charter Oak High School Choir is performing their winter show “The Spirit of the Season.” The show will take place at the H.K Bair...

Interact Club sponsors fundraiser for Syrian refugees

Margo Wilcox, Staff writer

November 29, 20171 Comment

Leadership from the Interact Club attended a Covina Rotary luncheon at the South Hills Country Club to present Project Turning Point, their chosen international project. Kelly...

CO team takes second in Foresty Challenge

Diane Dealey Neill, Founder and coordinator of Forestry Challenge

November 15, 2017No Comments

Five students from Charter Oak High School participated recently in the 2017 San Bernardino Forestry Challenge, one group of a total of 83 high school students from ten schools...

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Royalty passed down the line

Clarisse Guevarra, Video Editor

November 7, 2017

Party buses and limousines lined the streets. The sound of heels clicked on the sidewalks. An aura of excitement spilled over the venue. It was Homecoming night, and royalty...

A match made in baseball

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/podcast editor

November 3, 2017

The 2017 World Series has been regarded as one of the best so far. The Dodgers and the Astros were clearly perfectly matched, as they went all the way to Game 7 before th...

Halloween Horror Nights

Priscila Manzo, Editor-In-Cheif

November 2, 2017

During the month of October many amusement parks open their door during the night to host Halloween festivities, such as scary mazes, scare zones and amusement park rides...

  • The Spirit of Spirit Week November 1, 2017
  • In Living Color: Yearbook stands by diversity in a time of division October 16, 2017
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College App Frenzy: Where do you start?

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/Podcast Editor

December 11, 2017

Around this time of year, high school seniors nationwide are throwing themselves in the cyclone of the college application proc...

  • SAT or ACT? October 17, 2017

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More than Melanie Martinez: Ignorance on female perpetrators

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/Podcast Editor

December 12, 2017No Comments

On Dec. 4, 2017, popular music artist Melanie Martinez was publicly accused of rape on Twitter by her former best friend, Timo...

Jaylee Cortes, Managing Editor

November 15, 2017No Comments

Allison from The Breakfast Club summarizes a woman's dilemmia:“If you say you haven’t, you’re a prude. If you say y...

November 14, 2017No Comments

There is a movement worldwide to elminate tax on what many claim are essential products. Is this an issue that deserves consideration...

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Last Love

Agnes Tran, Guest Writer

November 14, 2017

In the middle of my memory and in the center of my childhood, there settled a small brown piano. I didn’t know how to play it, but I wanted to. At the time, I didn’t know what it meant either. “Mama,”...

Half Heaven, Half Hell

Andrew Barron, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2017

Two celestial beings crisscrossed the open sky, swimming in the open dark of glowing constellations and suspended memories of the here, now and everywhere. The sky swirled in mixes of the deepest of colo...

  • The Things Charter Oak Students Carried October 19, 2017

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GOP tax overhaul, media and the common man–

Stephanie Wang, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2017

Republican lawmakers this week continue to deliberate and push their plan forward with goals of reducing taxes and reducing the presence of Obamacare, which they failed to...

Andrew Barron, Entertainment editor

November 17, 2017

What happens when a school removes the health course that covered a minimal section of sexual education? It does not matter how partial it was but the fact that the schoo...

  • The Era of Cyberbullying November 17, 2017

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Faltering start, terrific end

Jaylee Cortes, Managing Editor

November 27, 2017No Comments

Forty-three minutes to Westlake High School is the time it would take to see the Chargers dominate the field on Friday, Nov.17. The Chargers prepared day after day for thei...

Disappointing end to phenomenal season

Jaylee Cortes, Managing Editor

November 27, 2017No Comments

In the first quarter, Charter Oak’s Gabriel Trujillo, senior, kicked a field goal within the first two minutes putting three points on the scoreboard to start the semi-fi...

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