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Choir plans on entertaining audience with popular Pops concert

Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016 • 339 views
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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, 2016 • 556 views
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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...

Principal Brent Brown leaving position for district office

Principal Brent Brown leaving position for district office

Nikki Hinshaw, Editor-in-Chief
April 8, 2016 • 715 views
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When Brent Brown was hired as Corona del Sol High School’s principal five years ago, no one could have predicted the successes, challenges and learning experiences that would arise under his leadership. From tragedies to championships, Corona has grown and developed as both a school and as a family....

Ten Corona students recognized at Tempe Top Teens ceremony

Carson Pyatt, Online Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2016 • 439 views
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On Monday, March 25, 46 students from Tempe Union High School District were recognized as Tempe Top Teens. A banquet was held at The tempe Mission Palms Hotel, and numerous awards were given to these outstanding teens. Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, along with the Tempe Diablos President and Corona Principals...

Kids for Wish Kids Club to put on annual Staff vs. Students basketball game

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer
March 31, 2016 • 325 views
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The Kids for Wish Kids Club will be hosting a Staff vs. Students basketball game on Thursday, March 31 in the big gym at 7 p.m. and admission is $5. This will be Corona’s third annual staff vs. students basketball game after raising a successful $900 in both years. Last year, students took the victory...

Former head coach Sam Duane Jr. takes coaching job at Perry

Former head coach Sam Duane Jr. takes coaching job at Perry

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor
March 18, 2016 • 428 views
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Former head basketball coach Sam Duane Jr. has taken the job to become Perry’s new head coach. The Puma’s finished last season with a 14-10 record, losing to Pinnacle in the second round of the playoffs. Duane last led the Aztecs to a fourth consecutive state championship title in 2015 with some...

New civics exam required for graduation

Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer
March 1, 2016 • 482 views
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The State of Arizona has set another requirement for future graduates: passing the Arizona Civics Test. Students starting from the graduating class of 2017 will be required to pass this test in order to graduate high school. Corona principal Brent Brown confirmed that students will need to receive...

Sand Volleyball now offered as sport

Isabella Hulsizer, Staff Writer
February 12, 2016 • 450 views
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In October of 2014, sand volleyball officially became a NCAA division one sport. In January of 2015 it was also added as an NCAA division two and three sport. The reasoning behind this transition was that some girls are better on the beach than indoors. Just recently, sand volleyball has become a...

Corona plans to implement recycling changes

Corona plans to implement recycling changes

Megan Marples, Life and Times Editor
February 5, 2016 • 468 views
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Recycling is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to help take care of the planet. Whether it is a water bottle or a few pieces of paper, every item counts. With a school as large as Corona, it is environmentally conscientious to have a solid recycling program on campus. In the past few weeks,...

Corona registration dates coming up fast

Isabella Hulsizer, Staff Writer
February 4, 2016 • 481 views
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Calling all freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Registration for the next academic school year is right around the corner, and here are a couple things you need to know… Students need 23 credits to graduate high school, so planning accordingly is important. The following dates are when you will...

Junior leads Speech and Debate team at ASU Southwest Championship

Kajal Dave, Copy Editor
January 25, 2016 • 568 views
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On Saturday, Jan. 9, the Speech and Debate team competed in the ASU Southwest Championship. Members returned from the competition with three winners, including first place winner junior Amanda Johnson. “I’m very proud of my novices,” president Angela Yang said. “In Novice Lincoln Douglas,...

Senior Nate Marshall wins $12,000 scholarship

Senior Nate Marshall wins $12,000 scholarship

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer
January 13, 2016 • 607 views
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Corona del Sol senior Nate Marshall found out he would be winning $12,000 scholarship during the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on Jan. 1. Marshall was one of three finalists in the “Is Your Stache Worth The Cash” contest. “I was surprised when I won but relieved too,” Marshall...

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