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Envirothon Competition

Envirothon Competition

Adrian Llamas, Business Manager

April 19, 2018


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On Sat., April 7, ten students from Charter Oak competed in the California Envirothon, held at Wind Wolves Preserve in Bakersfield. Students participating included juniors Christie Carino, Arjun Mehta, Maggie Lu and Victoria Olivas; sophomores Adrian Llamas and Isha Tripathi, and freshmen Mickee Aguirre, Ni...

Club food court

Club food court

Priscila Manzo-Ventura, Editor in Chief

April 11, 2018


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On March 30, Charter Oak High School had its annual Club Food Court day where all the clubs on campus had the chance to sell food in the quad during lunch. There was a wide variety of food and delicious smells all over. Here is the list of clubs and what food they sold: Anime Club sold taro b...

Powder Puff goes to the underdogs

Priscila Manzo, Editor in chief

March 29, 2018


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Powder Puff football only happens once a year, but the anticipation for the rigorous game lasts all year long. And this year’s game did not disappoint. The football teams sponsor the Powder Puff game each year as a fundraiser. Girls from all four years are allowed to join and are even encouraged ...

Innovation opportunity

Adrian Llamas, Business Manager

March 28, 2018


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Charter Oak has several pathways programs that intent to give students a head start in careers or college programs, but most of them need more space and equipment to give the students all they need to be successful. Grants from California could make some of the pathways’ dreams come true, if they are a...

2018 COHS Auto Show

2018 COHS Auto Show

Gaberiel Cortes, News Editor

March 15, 2018


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Mr. Steve Smith, Engineering Design and science teacher, and the CO Auto Club were dismissed from their fourth and fifth periods to assist in the arrangement of the annual Auto Show in the quad. However, this year was a bit different. With the memorial for the victims of the Majory Stoneman Douglas High ...

Walk Out for school safety

Sarah Keller, Copy editor

March 8, 2018


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On Feb. 14, tragedy struck when a shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. A former student killed 17 people, ranging in age from 14-49,and wounded numerous others. People are taking this shooting as a wake up call and are trying to make a difference. On Mar...

NHRA Pomona Winter Nationals

Gaberiel Cortes, News Editor

February 27, 2018


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The rubber was burning on Friday, Feb. 16, as the Pomona Fairplex hosted the annual NHRA Winter Nationals. Schools from all over the valley, including CO, were in attendance to take part in a number of activities, including going for a tour through the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum to checking ...

PTA recognizes excellence, service

PTA recognizes excellence, service

Jaylee Cortes, Managing editor

February 9, 2018


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Founder’s night is a night to celebrate legacy, success and power of a leading voice speaking for all children. This event is designed to raise awareness for PTA’s achievements in three key ways: first, the night will share a legacy and vision of the founders; second, to enrich our community by cele...

Hello, “Bye Bye Birdie”

Hello, “Bye Bye Birdie”

Stephanie Wang, Editor in chief

February 6, 2018


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The drama department is sending off the seniors this year with a blast, just like the musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” in which rock and roll star Conrad Birdie makes his final goodbye before reporting for his draft in the US Army. The musical, set in 1958, features Albert Peterson, agent for Birdie, and ...

Walking to Remember

Walking to Remember

Charlene Morentin, Feature Editor

February 5, 2018


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Typically the Charter Oak track and field is used by athletes to warm-up for their games, but on Feb. 3 the track was more than just a field. Instead of being used competitively, it was used to unite the Charter Oak community  in a Remembrance Walk, an annual event to remember those who have passed ...

Welcome back, David Echeverri

Welcome back, David Echeverri

Ayileen Hermosillo, Technical Manager

February 1, 2018


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 Full IB student, involved in numerous clubs and one of the friendliest guys you'll meet, David Echeverri is one of the most determined students ever to come across Charter Oak campus.  Junior year David’s life changed abruptly when he was diagnosed with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria, a life...

Come one, come all, to the Winter Choir Show

Come one, come all, to the Winter Choir Show

Adrian Llamas, Business manager

December 11, 2017


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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 Baird Theater at Royal Oak Middle School at 7:00 p.m. Charter Oak Choir will be performing holiday favorites from the past and prese...

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