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San Antonio High School Helps Struggling Students Achieve Their Goal

San Antonio High School Helps Struggling Students Achieve Their Goal

Emma Carter, Reporter

May 9, 2017


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In California, there are currently over 450 continuation schools, which are alternative comprehensive high schools that serve students who are at-risk of not graduating at the normal pace. San Antonio High School (SAHS) is one such school that is located on the border of Claremont and Pomona. SAHS is ...

New Assembly Bill 165 Violates the Rights of Student Privacy

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

May 9, 2017


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The report of a possible new bill has created conflict over the amount of privacy students should be receiving with their cell phones and other devices. The Assembly Bill 165, which was introduced by California Assemblymember Jim Cooper, states that if students are required to give up their phones, ...

IB Students Refurbish CHS Greenhouse

Caden Merrill, Reporter

May 9, 2017


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CHS students who are enrolled in the IB program must complete a variety of activities that qualify as creativity, active, and service (CAS) hours in order to become a recipient of the IB Diploma.  Aside from that, IB students must do a CAS project, which contributes to their CAS hours.  IB students ...

CHS Students Help Plan Family Coding Night

Eden Yu, Reporter

May 9, 2017


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n March 9, 2017, elementary school families gathered at El Roble to participate in an event called Family Coding Night. Family Coding Night was planned by the Claremont Educational Foundation (CEF) and took place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the El Roble MPR and several other classrooms. CEF contacted ...

LA Grant Funds Field Trips

LA Grant Funds Field Trips

Paulina Gonzalez, Reporter

May 9, 2017


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On Feb. 25, IB and junior English teacher Maria Zavala was awarded a certificate of recognition for the 2016-17 “Keeping History Alive” Grant. The award was granted to only 13 high schools in L.A. County, and this is Zavala’s second year receiving the grant. The grant is sponsored by Azusa Pac...

Coates Cyclery Closes

Coates Cyclery Closes

Dorothy Gadsby, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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After more than 80 years of business, Coates Cyclery, located on Foothill, will close up by the end of February. The shop is currently owned by Wes Roth, the heir to the store’s name sake, Adair Coates, who first pedaled the idea of the bike shop in 1934. The bike shop became a hub for local bike ...

Trump’s Immigration Policy Does Not Fly Well at the LAX and Ontario Airport Protests

Paulina Gonzalez, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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 President Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 27 that stated there would be a temporary travel ban from seven predominantly Muslim countries:  Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. Many found the executive order unjust, and protests took place nationwide, from John F. Kenn...

CHS Science Olympiad Team Attends Annual Regional Competition

Isabelle Allison, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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There are always plenty of science jokes to be made. Even if they are only made periodically, some still find them sodium funny. CHS’ Science Olympiad team may appreciate the humor but also takes their science seriously, even taking it to the next level. This year at the 31st Annual Los Angeles Reg...

Claremont Upholds its Pledge Toward Diversity in Light of Recent Events

Caden Merrill, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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President Trump stated early in his presidential campaign that he would build a giant concrete wall on the Mexican border to keep immigrants from illegally emigrating to the U.S.  Since then, the topic of immigration has become a great issue in the news and an extremely controversial one. Now, even Cl...

New Secretary of Education

Aubree Trask, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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On Feb. 7, 2017, Republican Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Education by a Senate vote of 51-50 with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie. This was the first time in history where a VP had to break a tie. This was due to DeVos’ controversial background as a business woman,...

Deceptive Headlines Undermine the News

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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The media has often manipulated news headlines in the past to intrigue their readers. However, recently many stories have emerged with extremely misleading titles that have led to real consequences. Although it may seem as no harm is being done, as they are just titles that have been fabricated to ap...

Student Ambassadors Show Off CHS to Chinese Exchange Students

Student Ambassadors Show Off CHS to Chinese Exchange Students

Eden Yu, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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Over the course of three weeks, 37 foreign exchange students from China arrived at CHS to experience the American high school life, improve their English, and make new friends. CHS German teacher Frau Tsai started this exchange with the American International Education Group (AIE). The exchange stude...

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