The Pepper Bough

Students sounds off about later start times in school

Rachel Garcia, Reporter

September 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

If there is one thing I learned about being in high school, it's that most students need more sleep. I can speak from experience on this topic. As I walk to and from my classes, I come across kids who drag their feet, have bags ...

Recent tragedies from across the country lead to new fire drill rules

Isaiah Valadez, Reporter

September 12, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

The new fire alarm system? Is it beneficial or not?  The fire alarm system is a device and protocol to help you with potential danger and fire. “With school now back in session, parents and teachers alike are constantly thinking a...

The safest school in America inspiring other schools to follow

Valentina Velarde, Reporter

September 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Should High Schools in America be taking security seriously and protecting their students more? Southwestern high school in Indiana has spent over $400,000 making it very costly. Most districts spend no more than a couple thousan...

Dress Code Policy at CHS: has it gone too far?

Rachel Garcia, Reporter

September 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Many girls at CHS have experienced a new type of dress code this year and most of the new policy was never specified as dress code. Clothing items such as tube tops have been an ongoing trend since summer 2017 because it helps ke...

Spirit week foreshadows an exciting year for Colton High’s students

Enrique Baltazar, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

This week Colton High School showed its school pride by taking part in ASB’s spirit week, this week consisted of fun lunchtime activities and five spirit days you could take part in. These themes were Stuck In Summer Monday, Team Tu...

Take these easy tips to increase your finals scores

Armand Trujillo, Reporter

May 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Studying for finals can be hard but being properly prepared is even worse. Since it will be seniors last two weeks of finals they will have to study hard. Now, think about the other students who aren't seniors. Studies suggest...

Want to visit some neat websites when you’re bored

Gavin Kale, Reporter

May 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We all know that the internet is a big place. I’ve said that before, but you wanna know what I haven’t said before? These cool websites you can visit are fun to look at and explore. Ever wonder what a island would be like if ...

Summer break is on it’s way, what are you doing for break?

Jade Angel, Reporter

May 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

After, what feels like an eternity, in just 3 more weeks we will finally be out on summer vacation. Most students look forward to this every year, it gives us a time to relax, not think about all the math and english problems that w...

Aubrey and the Three Amigos will be the hottest tour of Summer 18′

Jesse Gonzales, Reporter

May 24, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Concerts, Opinion

On May 14th, two of the biggest faces in the music industry announced they are going on tour. It’s Drake and Migos! Now going on their tour, “Aubrey and The Three Amigos.” Many people love the group and artist so it is expect...

Bored during summer? Try some of these activities!

Jessikah Ybarra, Reporter

May 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Go swimming Go to the beach with friends/ family Apply for a summer job Bake a cake or maybe cookies Start a blog Go on long bike rides with friends/ family Have a friends Olympics Go miniature golfing Listen to new music Have a water f...

2017-18 school year coming to an end, are you ready?

Jinger Haberbush, Reporter

May 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With only a few weeks away for the rest of the freshman, sophomores, and juniors this school year is practically done. All that is occurring at this moment is preparation for finals. As times are closing for this year, we must ...

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