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Sashes, certificates, cords and tassels: Senior Awards Night

Stephanie Wang, Editor in chief

May 23, 2018


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On Mon., May 21, many seniors and parents walked out of the Covina Assembly of God holding bundles of cords or folders of certificates in hand.  These seniors, who had completed their years of high school with honors, had just been given accolades at Senior Awards Night. The awards were presented by a variety of st...

Underclassmen Awards

Underclassmen Awards

Charlene Morentin, Feature Editor

May 18, 2018


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Beginning at 6 pm on May 15 the CO multi-purpose room was open for family and friends to gather in celebration of the underclassmen who achieved significant accomplishments this 2017-18 school year. Mr. Chris Sweet, vice principal, welcomed those who gathered and then proceeded to introduce the presen...

Sela’s Signing

Sela’s Signing

Charlene Morentin, Feature Editor

May 14, 2018


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On May 10, 2018 the library was not filled with the usual crowd. Instead, the library was filled with a group of students and teachers who all had one thing in common--the pleasure of knowing Sela Pastrana. At 12:05, some students rushed to the cafeteria to get food while others rapidly finished assi...

Class election and school board rep results

Class election and school board rep results

Ayileen Hermosillo, Technical manager

May 4, 2018


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The results for class elections are in. Candidates are competing for the majority vote so they can lead a successful 2018-19 school year. Upcoming “seniors” to be include Shelby Ayala, Robert Adlai Flores, and Taylor Greene running for president. Running for vice presidency are Leslie Valencia...

Shakespeare in Action: DTASC 2018

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/Podcast Editor

April 30, 2018


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The Charter Oak High School drama students have once again exemplified their talent at this year’s Shakespeare DTASC. Competing against several other high schools in Southern California, many of which are performing arts schools, this small public school from Covina continues to hold its own. D...

A Bite of Reality

A Bite of Reality

Priscila Manzo, Editor in chief

April 26, 2018


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On April 19, Charter Oak High School had an event in the gym called Bite of Reality that is dedicated to helping seniors prepare themselves for the financial problems and situations that they are going to face after high school. Bite of Reality “is a hands-on app based simulation that appeals to teens...

ASB Elections

ASB Elections

Ayileen Hermosillo, Technical Manager

April 24, 2018


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ASB elections are already here. Next year’s officers were announced at the end of the day on Friday, April 20, in the quad.   These candidates ran for ASB offices: Juniors Danielle Gomez and Brian Macedo ran for ASB President, and Danielle will be ASB president next year. Kenia Alexander, jun...

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 ...

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