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You OdySea Arizona’s new aquarium

Brian Bottari, Staff Writer
November 2 • 216 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 • 249 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 • 275 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 • 184 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 • 220 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 • 259 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 • 269 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 • 288 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 • 279 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 • 825 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...

Choir plans on entertaining audience with popular Pops concert

Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer
May 5 • 316 views
Filed under News

As the school year winds down, final performances are being completed for various activities. For choir, this year’s upcoming Pops concert is fast approaching. The theme for Pops this year is Road Trip, and features many nostalgic songs. Including “Born to be Wild” (A Capella), “Holiday”...

Students make an impact on Earth Day in Corona garden

Students make an impact on Earth Day in Corona garden

Carson Pyatt, Online Editor-in-Chief
April 26 • 532 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Earth Day, many people look for ways to get involved in making our planet a better place. At Corona, an opportunity was presented to students to help tend to the garden, located by the varsity softball field. Science teacher Courtney D’Angelico and a handful of students spent the afternoon planting...

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