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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...

COHS Book Fair

COHS Book Fair

Gaberiel Cortes, News Editor

January 16, 2018


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The Charter Oak High School library decided to try out something new this year when Ms. Monica Huerta,  liberian,chose to host the book fair for the first time. “It’s been really good,” Ms. Huerta said. “We’ve had a lot of people coming in individually before and after school as well as tea...

How do you sign Happy Holidays?

How do you sign Happy Holidays?

December 19, 2017


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Mrs. Summer Nixon took her ASL classes Christmas caroling during first period on Tuesday. They visited the classes who invited them. Decked in holiday apparel and signing with distinction, they spread holiday cheer.  ...

Door decor sparkles

Door decor sparkles

December 19, 2017


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Fourth period classes were invited to enter an ASB-sponsored Winter Wonderland door decorating contest. Ms. Gail Sharp's Consumer Math class won first place and a Krispy Kreme party. Senora Ana Bernal's IB Spanish HL 2 class won second place. Mrs. Kathy Archer's Honors World History class took third. ...

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