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Corona hosts eighth grade open house

Juliana Edwards, Staff Writer

December 5

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On Dec. 1, Corona hosted an eighth grade open house for all of the incoming freshmen and parents. Stele drum band performed in front of the auditorium to welcome in parents and eighth graders as they found their seats in the auditorium. Once students and parents were seated, Principal Brent Brown opened the service by...

Fry’s Food and Drug prepares to close

Fry’s Food and Drug prepares to close

December 3

After 20 years, Fry’s Food and Drug on the southeast corner of Ray and Rural is closing its doors....

Spirit Days for the week of Homecoming

Carson Pyatt, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 19

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With Homecoming just around the corner, Corona StudCo has issued their annual Homecoming Spirit Week. September 22 will be the start of Spirit Week. Monday will be Jersey Day. Pick out your favorite player or team’s jersey, or wear one of your own. If you don’t have an actual jersey, a sport’s team T-shirt could be...

Corona PTO to host Costco shopping night

Carson Pyatt, Online Editor- in- Chief

September 3

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On Saturday, Sept. 20, Corona PTO will be hosting a Costco shopping event benefiting Corona del Sol. The event will be held at the Tempe Costco, located at 1445 W. Elliot Road, from 7-9 p.m. This will be a private event during which shoppers will be allowed to do their regular shopping. People who are not Costco members will...

NHS wins gold medal

Aashini Choksi, Editor in Chief

August 25

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Each year, Corona NHS participates in a different service project for the community. For the 2013-2014 school year, NHS partnered with Sol Buddies, a club where students can interact with special needs students. Corona’s NHS chapter received the gold medal for service award, honoring its commitment to Sol Buddies. “(NHS)...

Baccalaureate ceremony to take place May 18th

Carson Pyatt, Staff Writer

May 9

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When a high school graduation ceremony is mentioned, what immediately comes to mind for most Corona students is the reading of names, crying over well-prepared graduation speeches and finally tossing those orange and yellow caps sky-high. There is, however, another ceremony that offers high school seniors a different look at...

Quizbowl participates in state championship

Manali Chavan, Social Media Editor

February 26

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Quizbowl’s B team placed third and A team placed fourth at the state championships on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Desert Vista High School. Junior Joseph Park placed fourth and junior Adam Huang placed fifth individually. “I think Corona in general did pretty well,” Huang said. The team already qualified for nationals at...

Corona alumna reaches for the stars with NASA

Nikki Hinshaw, Clubs Editor

February 25

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Once students walk out of the gates of Corona del Sol High School for the last time, their future is in their hands. With the education provided by this school, many alumni have been able to strive in their fields, including newly announced President of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, Laurie Leshin. Leshin...

CdS golf alumna playing on a world stage

Katelyn Stys, Staff Writer

February 25

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Many Corona athlete alumni have gone on to do great things for the colleges they play for. Some even excel at the university level, and Dana Finkelstein is among this elite group of student athletes. Finkelstein, a 2012 graduate, played golf throughout her years as an Aztec and has since gone on to play golf for the University...

Costco night fundraiser to benefit Corona

Aashini Choksi, Life & Times Editor

January 30

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On Saturday, Feb. 1, Costco Wholesale will be donating one ream of paper for every $50 spent from 7 to 9 p.m. Students and their families can participate in this fundraiser just by shopping. In addition, Corona faculty has put together a list of supplies that would be beneficial, which families may choose to buy and donate....

Tempe Sister Cities applications

Manali Chavan, Social Media Editor

November 26

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Tempe Sister Cities is now encouraging all healthy Corona del Sol juniors living in Tempe to apply for their summer student exchange program. Applications are now available in the Activities Office and are due Dec. 20. Students who participate in the program will get the opportunity to experience the daily life of a teenager...

Class of ’14 Ads

Aashini Choksi, Life & Times Editor

September 12

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Seniors: If your family wants to place a Proud Parent Ad in the yearbook, now is the time to sign up. The message should include a picture of the graduate and a personalized message (40 words or less.) The early bird price, which ends Sept. 30, is $25, so place your orders soon! The final deadline is Nov. 15, but starting...

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