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Data provided by the Arizona Department of Health Services. Graphic by Mackenzie Keelan.

Written by Mackenzie Keelan, Managing Editor

September 14, 2020

Due to the outburst of COVID-19, it has become equally as difficult as it is important to stay up to date with information. As of August 10, there are 187, 523 identified cases of Coronavirus in Arizona and 4,154 known deaths, according to reports by the Arizona Department of Health Services.  Tempe ...

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Written by Melanie Furman

March 7, 2019

On Feb. 28, the Tempe City Council passed a new distracted driving ordinance in order to create safer roads. What is this ordinance? According to, this ordinance prohibits drivers from “holding, typing on, or operating a mobile device while driving.” If Tempe Police see a person ...

Sound of Music graces Corona

Photo by Kara Henley

Written by Melanie Furman

February 5, 2019

For three nights, CdS TheatreWorks performed The Sound of Music on the James C. Love Stage. From the beautiful singing to the grand and intricate sets to the live orchestra, this production was wonderful. Even though this show was two-and-a-half hours long, the talent of the cast and crew made e...

Girls Volleyball is headed to State Finals

Girls Volleyball celebrates their win over Perry in the state semifinals. They will face Xavier in the state finals. Photo by Coree Thrun.

Written by Haley Spracale

November 6, 2018

After an intense semifinals, the Corona del Sol girls volleyball team will be returning to the 6A State Championship for the third year in a row. The lady Aztecs took the win over Perry 3-2, going to a fifth set tie-breaker after winning both the third and fourth sets, 25-21. The comeback win left he...

Review of Candidates

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore licensed under Photos cropped.

Written by Melanie Furman

October 3, 2018

Arizona voters have the opportunity to elect new officials this midterm election. Ranging from U.S. Senate to governor to local city/town councilors, there are many open seats. After the primary election on Aug. 28, each party has selected a candidate to represent its values for the general election on ...

TheatreWorks presents: ‘Unsinkable’ & ‘Suite Surrender’

Written by Maryn Johnson

September 12, 2018

This Thursday and Saturday TheatreWorks is putting on its first production of the year. Something new is being introduced to this performance, as it will have two shows rather one. Much like a Pixar short, there will be a brief play called “Unsinkable” to start the show, followed by another longer...

Teacher walkout leaves many students with questions

Written by Melanie Furman & Kyle Kerns

April 25, 2018

With the teacher walkout beginning Thursday, April 26, new information about the walkout and how it affects Corona is coming out each day. Here is a current list of the facts that are known about the walkout and what facts are still unknown. This list will be updated constantly as new information is...

StudCo. puts on blood drive

Written by Jacob Moorehead, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

The next Corona del Sol blood drive is this February and student council is looking for anybody that is willing to donate. The blood drive is not only for the students at this school, but also for anybody else who wants to donate blood. A normal donation only takes about 10 to 15 minutes and can save...

TheaterWorks prepares for on-stage production

Written by Sarah Schop, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

The Corona drama department, otherwise known as TheaterWorks, is putting on the play Rumors for its spring production. “It’s about these upper class couples that go to their friends’ 10th anniversary party,” senior Zoe Newman said. “They quickly realize that something isn’t right and they...

New finals schedule put in place

Written by Sarah Schop, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

The final exam schedule has changed. Instead of having finals over two days, they will now be spread out over three days. “The district office took a look at what was best for students,” Corona assistant principal Deb Benedict said. “With all of the social and emotional issues, they decided...

Market Week to be held over two days

Written by Nikki Dull, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

In past years at Corona del Sol, students in Entrepreneurship class use a realistic approach to what being an entrepreneur really is. Students take on the responsibility of “running a business”, by creating their own. By doing this students can learn the importance of making a profit and being re...

Theatreworks excited for musical

Written by Haley Spracale, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017

Photo by Morgan Treptow Theatreworks presents the first musical of the year with Into the Woods. This two hour and 30 minute show will blow audiences away with the amazing music and acting. For those new to musical theatre, Into the Woods is a musical with the book written by James Lapine and ...

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