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Cybersecurity Develops Apps for Student Wellness

Cybersecurity Develops Apps for Student Wellness

Stephanie Wang, Editor in chief

May 9, 2018


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The cybersecurity program is working to solve problems with apps, competing across the nation with other mobile apps students. This competition, powered by MIT App Inventor, gives students the chance to solve problems in the education or business world using their own ideas and programming. The app allow...

Let’s clean Walnut Creek

Let’s clean Walnut Creek

Charlene Morentin, Feature Editor

May 1, 2018


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On Sat., April 28, at 9a.m., Ms. Pat Foy’s Earth Club and Environmental Systems students were out cleaning Walnut Creek. They met at the entrance of the creek and waited until their group showed up. Once the final member arrived, Ms. Foy distributed the trash bags and protective gloves to begin the ...

End bullying

End bullying

Ayileen Hermosillo, Technical Manager

April 24, 2018


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On Friday, April 20, Charter Oak High School held an anti-bullying assembly to warn the studentbody of the effects that bullying can have on mental and physical health. Facts about bullying were announced by the host while professional bikers performed tricks, many that were orginal. They kept the att...

ACE is superior

ACE is superior

April 10, 2018


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Over Spring Break Mrs. Rebecca Portnoy, choir director, took the Advanced Choir Ensemble to the Bay Area for the Music in the Parks Festival.  ACE received a superior rating by the judges, and ACE placed third in the competition. Gabriel Sanchez was also given an award for best student pianist in the...

Winter guard take second

Winter guard take second

March 30, 2018


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Color Guard won second place with their performance of "Taylor" at the WGASC competition at Glendora High School this past weekend. They had a prize winning field show as well. ...

Competitive Cheer takes second

Competitive Cheer takes second

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/podcast editor

March 8, 2018


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Charter Oak's first competitive cheer team is showing great promise. The competition team was introduced this school year.  In December, they participated in their first competition in the USA Nationals. They placed second in the Large Varsity Show Cheer division. Not bad for their first year! ...

National Merit Scholarship finalist

National Merit Scholarship finalist

Ayileen Hermosillo, Technical manager

February 27, 2018


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What does it take to receive a National Merit Scholarship? Obviously brains, talent and a devoted commitment to making your dreams come true. Stephanie Wang, senior, is a full IB student. Kind, restless and loved by many, she made the time and effort to have a good future for herself. She sa...

First place for Drum Line

First place for Drum Line

February 22, 2018


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The Drum Line took first place in the Scholatistic Concert division at the American Drum Line Association competition in Riverside on Saturday. Seniors Risa Ampudia, Chris Mesa, Gloria Rodriguez and Andrew William were joined by Audie Maiorica, junior; Isabel Caro and Nathaniel Gonzales, freshman; and...

Valentine wall

Valentine wall

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/podcast editor

February 16, 2018


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Valentine's Day has come around again, and with it, Charter Oak's yearly Valentine wall. It is always fun and interesting to see the names that people carry with them. As always, some mysteriously disappear to unknown students (possibly secret admirers). Students have even proposed an idea for next year:...

Winter Rally

Winter Rally

Ayileen Hermosillo, Technical Manager

February 16, 2018


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The winter rally on Friday afternoon presented an opportunity for all the winter sports to come together. Three sports--women's water polo and women's and men's soccer--along with cheerleaders came out to compete and have some friendly fun. Men's soccer won the games sponored by ASB. The captains were g...

Welcome to the Charger family, Miss Marasco

Welcome to the Charger family, Miss Marasco

February 7, 2018


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Jemma Marie Marasco was born Jan. 29, and at birth she was 6 lbs 10 oz and 20 in long. She surprised her parents by entering the world one month early. Mrs. Jessica Marasco, science teacher, taught school until the day before she was born.

Senior assembly

Senior assembly

Gaberiel Cortes, News Editor

February 2, 2018


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It’s that time of year again! Seniors are only four months away from graduation, and they could not be happier. However, they have to be informed by the school first on what it takes to walk. On Jan. 30, the seniors attended an assembly, held to lay out the rules and guidelines that must be fol...

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