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ISIS Strikes again

Manuel Solorzano, reporter

March 5, 2016

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On Sunday evening in the cities of Homs and Damascus; 140 people were killed due to a bomb blast. The city of Homs, resident city of the President al-Assad, had a reported 83 dead and 178 wounded solely in the city. The additio...

Shots fired! Wait never mind…

Katthy Santiago, Reporter

February 23, 2016

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The concept of a right to bear arms existed as an English common law long before the final ratification of the Bill of Rights. Self-defense is a natural human instinct, as well as anger. Guns in the hands of the angry is not a ...

Spirit Week brings out the Yellowjacket fever

Angelique Danovaro, Reporter

February 3, 2016

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It's the beginning of the second semester here at Colton High and we're starting it off with a winter Spirit Week. Everybody kicked off thier Sunday shoes for the Footloose spirit theme. Check out the picture gallery which shows Y...

Chipotle gets people sick!

Alexis Ponce, Reporter

February 2, 2016

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A zombie outbreak? No wait, it’s E. coli, salmonella, and the Norovirus. Due to many people getting sick, on February 8th 1,900 Chipotle restaurants decided to shut down to hold a staff meeting about food safety. Chipot...

Graphic Club may be the group for you

Alexis Ponce, Reporter

December 7, 2015

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Introducing Graphic Communication club, a club started by Tom Wurz, Colton High's ROP Print Shop instructor. Wurz wanted to start this club because he wanted to introduce graphic communication to more students. He believe...

Writing Center to debut on campus soon

Audrey Leonard, Reporter

November 30, 2015

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Jeremiah Dollins, a former English/Honors English 1 and Film Studies teacher who is now an English TOA, (that's "teacher on assignment") has decided to introduce a Writing Center to Colton High School to benefit students and ...

California Community Colleges Celebrates Legislation that Expands High School Students’ Access to College Classes

Mike Wexler, Reporter

November 30, 2015

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At Pasadena City College, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Geoffrey L. Baum and Assembly Leader Chris Holden recently celebrated the new signing of legislation that will help high school students ...

Jury still out on Common Core benefits, especially in math

Angelique Danovaro, Reporter

November 13, 2015

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Is our school district setting students up for failure? The district is now requiring math teachers to teach students a new learning method, based on the national "Common Core" standards. Algebra I and II teachers say ...

How hard can it be to get to school on time?

Angelique Danovaro, Reporter

November 13, 2015

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You see it every day, especially first period: students running to make it to class on time. Some of them don’t even bother running--they know they’re late, and they saunter in withoug a care in the world, despite knowing t...

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