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Corona holds mock election for students

Melanie Furman, Copy Editor
November 4, 2016 • 162 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Life & Times, News, Uncategorized

Corona del Sol students can cast their vote in the 2016 presidential and state elections this year. On Election Day, Nov. 8, there will be a mock election, giving students an opportunity to experience what it's like to vote in a state and national election. “The purpose (of the mock election) is...

Volleyball advances to quarterfinals with sweep of Sandra Day O’Connor

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016 • 142 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Aztec volleyball swept Sandra Day O’Connor 25-10, 25-19, 25-20 to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The Aztecs, who are the third-ranked team in the tournament, started the match strong, winning 10 of the first 13 points. With seniors Lauren Forte and Erica Ronda blocking all opposing...

You OdySea Arizona’s new aquarium

Brian Bottari, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016 • 249 views
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Times, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Need a nice relaxing day with the family? Then the OdySea Aquarium is just for you. Just off the 101 at the Viade Venture in Scottsdale, which means that if you are in the Tempe area, it is a long commute of 18.6 miles. “The OdySea Aquarium has two million gallons of water and 200 tons of salt that...

Aztec football has a chance to make the playoffs

Aztec football has a chance to make the playoffs

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016 • 277 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Sports, Sports Around the State, Sports Center, Top Stories, Uncategorized

For the first time in eight years, Aztec football has a chance to make the playoffs in the top division. They are sitting on the edge of playoff position. With just one game left, they sit 16th in the state. Because Cesar Chavez won its section and aren’t in the top 16, they automatically get the...

PSAT to be given out to all underclassmen

Ethan Farrell
October 18, 2016 • 290 views
Filed under News

This is the first year in which students (freshmen, sophomores and juniors) will all be taking the PSAT at no cost. This is due to the passing of Proposition 123, which will increase education funds by $3.5 billion over the course of 10 years. Michelle Kozimor, a guidance counselor at Corona del Sol,...

Botany Club update

Melanie Furman, Copy Editer
September 30, 2016 • 209 views
Filed under Life & Times, News, Uncategorized

With hopes of making the Corona del Sol garden more accessible, Botany Club began restoration in early September. “We have big plans to completely reconstruct the area,” Botany president Maxwell Arthur said. “We actually want to build a brand new garden.” To start their project, Botany...

Band concert applauds veterans in fall concert

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer
September 26, 2016 • 232 views
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Times, News, Uncategorized

On Sept. 21, Corona del Sol’s band performed its fall concert. With a veteran-themed performance, Corona band did an amazing job showing its gratitude in honor of the veterans of our nation. Performances included songs like “The Washington Post” by J.P. Sousa and “Yankee Fanfare” by Travis...

2016 Presidential Election: Student Opinions

Nick Chambers, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016 • 278 views
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Dissatisfied: the word a large majority of United States citizens would use to describe their feelings toward upcoming presidential election. As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are solidified as the Republican and Democratic nominees, many feel cheated. Viewing Hillary as dishonest and Trump as prejudiced...

Freshman Office for 2016-2017

September 2, 2016 • 283 views
Filed under News

For the first time in recent Corona history, an apparent lack of interest resulted in the cancellation of the freshman class elections. “We hung up flyers, we had it on the announcements for, I think, two weeks, and we even sent out an email to all the kids at Camp Corona,” Student Council adviser...

Corona updating the marquee

Corona updating the marquee

Brian Bottari, Staff Writer
August 30, 2016 • 317 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

For many years, the Corona del Sol marquee was siting and waiting for students. Now on the corner of Knox and Rural it is gone and being replaced. “It hasn't been really working properly for some years,” Assistant Principal, Jim Bell said. An estimated 20,000 cars pass by Corona del Sol High...

In school suspension now in effect at Corona

Landon Douglas, Staff Writer
August 26, 2016 • 298 views
Filed under News

A district wide program has made its way to Corona. ISS (In School Suspension) is a program that enforces good behavior on campus and also promotes students to stay in school. Those sent to ISS will be doing the same work as in their normal classes but in a different environment. It’s a place for students...

New clearance procedures for athletes

June 2, 2016 • 847 views
Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

The athletic department is using Register My Athlete, an online system, to simplify the clearance process for all students who wish to participate in school sports. Parents and prospective athletes will need to complete the Register My Athlete process at least one week prior to the sport's tryout...

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