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Members of Corona’s DECA team qualify for nationals

Zein Sy, Clubs Editor
March 17, 2015 • 670 views
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After months of dedicated work and planning, eighteen students from Corona’s DECA team have become eligible to participate in DECA Nationals. During the year, Corona’s DECA students had been working on one of two types of assignments: a role playing simulation in which competitors must assess...

Orchestra and band perform in Flagstaff

Lily Corona, Staff Writer
March 5, 2015 • 480 views
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On Feb.27, both of Corona del Sol’s orchestras and the freshman band performed at the AMEA Area Concert Festival in Flagstaff. It is a state ranked festival that occurs yearly and is hosted at a different location every year. This year, the festival was held at Coconino High School in Flagstaff. Although...

KEY Club hosts successful “Courage to Care Day”

KEY Club hosts successful “Courage to Care Day”

Anita Daryanani, Staff Writer
February 24, 2015 • 862 views
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Corona’s KEY Club successfully hosted “Courage to Care Day” on Feb. 21. KEY Club, led by senior president Laura Belmont, has been organizing the event since the start of second semester. “Courage to Care Day was an arts and crafts event benefiting Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Beads of...

Baseball to fundraise money for cancer

Lily Corona, Staff Writer
February 20, 2015 • 768 views
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On Feb. 21, members of the Corona del Sol baseball team are going to shave their heads at their annual barbecue and alumni game in order to raise money for the Children’s Cancer Network in honor of Ridge Vanderbur. This is just one of several different forms of charity the Aztec baseball team participates...

AIMS incentives for sophomores decided

Patrick Dietz, Graphics Editor
February 20, 2015 • 395 views
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An incentive program has finally been announced for the upcoming school year. The benchmark in order to achieve these incentives is based off of the AIMS test. However, the only AIMS test to be taken this year is the science AIMS exam. If a sophomore who exceeds the standards of the science AIMS test,...

The Tribe leader to be an elected position

Johnny Waddell, Sports Editor
February 13, 2015 • 391 views
Filed under Features, News

For the past few years, Corona’s student section, The Tribe, has been known as one of the best in the state. While it is fun for the students, sometimes some of the chants and themes got out of hand. That is why for next year, the Tribe leader will be an elected student body position. “It was...

Sunset Yearbook nominated for Pacemaker award

Aashini Choksi, Editor-in-Chief
February 13, 2015 • 517 views
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CdS Sunset Yearbook’s 2013-2014 edition, Blink, has been nominated for a Pacemaker award. This prestigious award is given to high school publications by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). This award is the highest honor a student publication can receive. The NSPA selects 50 yearbook...

Key Club raises money through Rebecca Black’s “Friday”

Lily Corona, Staff Writer
January 26, 2015 • 470 views
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Starting  Jan. 26, Rebecca Black’s song, Friday will be played for every minute bell of every hour. Good news is that this can be stopped. Students can put an end to Friday by heading to the front office and donating money. But until $1,000 is raised for the United Nations International Chi...

A Cappella performs at Ritz Carlton

Juliana Edwards, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015 • 381 views
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Fifty students from A Cappella choir had an opportunity to perform the grand finale number “O America” at the Ritz Carlton resort at Dove Mountain. Professional pianist William Joseph needed a high school or college choir who could be presented with music, run it trough a few times and perform it...

Make-A-Wish to sell coffee before school

Tanner Kujawa, Staff Writer
January 16, 2015 • 601 views
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The Make-A-Wish Club is beginning to sell coffee and hot chocolate before school in the breezeway ticket windows starting Tuesday, Jan. 20 from 7 to 7:15 a.m. The drinks will cost a mere $2 and all of the proceeds will go toward senior Ridge Vanderbur’s wish. “We’re trying to find ways that...

Band puts on joyful holiday concert

Zein Sy, Clubs Editor
December 16, 2014 • 492 views
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Holiday music is a great accompaniment to the holiday season. Thankfully, Corona’s band and percussion ensembles performed an impressive holiday concert that set the mood for the coming holiday season. Percussion played a variety of carols including a remade version of Jingle Bells called “Jingle...

New parking spots to open up for Corona students

Carson Pyatt, Online Editor-in-Chief
December 15, 2014 • 491 views
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It’s undeniable—the traffic in the Corona parking lots is bad. There are so many cars and students that it takes students forever to even leave the lot. Thousands of students are enrolled at Corona, and there are not enough parking spaces to fit all the cars students’ drive. However, more spots...

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