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“Mooze” explains the prom experience for both genders

Adriana Flores, Reporter

“What’s the difference all we do is chill then, get ready and leave,” senior Ricardo Flores states. With a quick side look, senior girlfriend, Monica Rivas soon shuts him dow...

April 27, 2017

Important prom dress code

April 27, 2017

    Prom 2017 is quickly approaching, and although everyone attending has something in mind to wear, CHS still wants to remind you to ke...

Tensions rise with North Korea

April 26, 2017

On Sunday North Korea threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier that is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the west...

The time to study for AP tests is now

April 26, 2017

If you haven’t already gotten out your 5 Steps to a 5 book and started forming study groups, now is the time to do it! Advanced Placement (A...

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Features

CHS and Heal the Bay partner for Earth Day

Vanessa Villanueva, Reporter

Colton High School's environmental club spent the day interacting with Heal the Bay on April 15th. Heal the Bay is an organization that works to promote the conservation of the ocean via hands on volunteer work as well as through educational means. Our very own Eco Friendly Friends have volunteered with the organization multiple times in the past however this Saturday ...

April 27, 2017

AVID stole ceremony is an emotional farewell

Chantz Horton, Reporter

 April 21 was the most emotional night of this school year. As the school year comes to a close many clubs are saying goodbye to their seniors, and in this case the big family known as AVID honored their seniors. They held their ninth annual stole ceremony Friday at 6 pm. All the seniors were seated in order of presentation at the left side, and the stole presenters ...

April 25, 2017

From Brawler to Iconic Boxer: The Legendary Career of “Iron” Mike Tyson

From Brawler to Iconic Boxer: The Legendary Career of “Iron” Mike Tyson

Erick Inzunza, Reporter

Michael Gerard Tyson, most famously known as “Mike Tyson”, is the youngest heavyweight champion in history to win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight championships...

March 15, 2017

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Sports

“Showtime” is looking for revenge after 2nd career loss

Erick Inzunza, Reporter

Shawn “Showtime” Porter, former IBF Welterweight title holder from 2013 till 2014, holds 27 wins, 17 knockouts and 2 losses and 1 draw. His last loss came on June of 2...

April 27, 2017

Playoffs becomes a Fight For Ultimate Supremacy in the First Round

April 25, 2017

This years NBA Playoffs have been very very interesting this 2016-17 season as there has been a few series that have sta...

NFL Offseason comes out Hot with Major Moves

NFL Offseason comes out Hot with Major Moves

April 25, 2017

This NFL Offseason has not been going on for long, but this has sure been a very active Offseason this year. Some of the biggest ...

Grand Terrace Slips Rivalry Game Away from Colton

April 17, 2017

The Boys Baseball team took the loss against their longtime rival Grand Terrace, 8-6, in an uphill battle that could hav...

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Arts and Entertainment

Thor Ragnarok trailer builds anticipation

Joshua Sandoval, Reporter

What's in a trailer? A lot of things, there's no defined answer really. But what's in the Thor Ragnarok trailer? Fast paced action that will leave you wanting more. The ...

April 27, 2017

Fox redeems itself with “Logan”

April 27, 2017

They say the first movie is always the best. In most cases this is deemed true, especially with the X-Men movies. But late...

Oldies fans mourn loss of their “Angel Baby”

April 27, 2017

Rosalie “Rosie” Mendez Hamlin, lead singer of the oldies group, Rosie and The Originals passes away at age 71. On March...

New Star Wars game expected to take video game world by storm

April 26, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be the direct sequel to 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront, that was focused on the Original Sta...

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Featured Athlete

Athlete of the Week: Loreto Pacada

Adolfo Madrigal, Reporter

Name: Loreto Pacada Age: 17 Sport: Baseball Grade: 11 Position: JV & Varsity?: Center field, Varsity Pregame ritual: Having fun messing around and taki...

April 11, 2017

Athlete of the Week: Jacqueline Brito

March 1, 2017

Name: Jacqueline Brito   Age: 16   Sport: Cross Country, Track & field   Grade: 11th ...

Athlete of the Week: Roxanna Lopez

February 14, 2017

Sport: Cross Country, Track and Field Grade: 12 Position: Varsity in both sports all 4 years Pregame Ritual: Keep ca...

Athlete of the Week: Alex Rodriguez

February 9, 2017

Name: Alex Rodriguez Age: 15 Sport: Soccer Grade: 10th Position: JV & Varsity?: Varsity Pregame ritual: Praying F...

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Featured Musician

Musician of the week: Priscilla Marin

Vanessa Villanueva, Reporter

Name: Priscilla Marin Age: 18 Grade: 12th Instrument of Choice: Flute/ Piccolo Favorite Musician: Louis Armstrong Who/What influenced you to play?: By exposing me...

March 8, 2017

Musician of the week: Anthony Murrieta

February 14, 2017

Name: Anthony Eric Murrieta Age: 17 Grade: 12th Instrument of choice: Snare Drum Favorite Musician: Bruno Mars, his mix of old sc...

Musician of the Month, Oct. 2015: Anastasia Hardin

Musician of the Month, Oct. 2015: Anastasia Hardin

October 22, 2015

Name: Anastasia Hardin Age: 15 Grade: 10 Instrument of choice: Quad drums Favorite musician: System of a Down Who/What...

Musician of the week: March 14: Azucena Zepeda

March 14, 2015

Name: Azucena Jazmin Zepeda Grade: 9 Instrument of choice: Flute. Favorite musician: Beethoven. Who/what influenced...

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Keeping Colton High School informed and entertained since 1917
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