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Students are in love with this year’s AVID shirts

Priscilla Gonzales, Reporter

November 14, 2018

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New and amazing AVID shirts that Colton High School students will be wearing soon impressed everyone this year. To describe the shirts, they are grey and black with a Vans logo but instead saying “AVID” on the side. These n...

Do wealthier students have the upper-hand?

Isaiah Valadez, Reporter

November 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Are wealthy students more likely to succeed? Studies show wealthy students perform better in education fields than less wealthy students do. Especially in college there is a big deal of commotion with affording tuition, books, ...

Pros and cons of taking an AP course

Priscilla Gonzales, Reporter

November 8, 2018

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AP classes are offered at Colton High School. An AP class is an advancement placement class that high schoolers take in order to get college credit. Several students take this opportunity because if they pass this class, they d...

Students sounds off about later start times in school

Rachel Garcia, Reporter

September 20, 2018

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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

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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...

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