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Annual bonfire to take place

Maria Manaog, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

Filed under Around Corona del Sol, News, News Briefs, Top Stories

Corona del Sol will be having its annual bonfire on October 26. The bonfire is an event that marks the end of the football season every fall. Traditionally, a towering pile of cardboard and wood scraps is lit on fire at the end. It also serves as a festivity that brings the Aztec community together over carnival-like games and ...

Principal Brent Brown leaving position for district office

Principal Brent Brown leaving position for district office

April 8, 2016

When Brent Brown was hired as Corona del Sol High School’s principal five years ago, no one could have...

New civics exam required for graduation

Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

Filed under News, News Briefs

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 a minimum of a ‘D’ or...

Corona plans to implement recycling changes

Corona plans to implement recycling changes

February 5, 2016

Recycling is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to help take care of the planet. Whether it is...

Corona registration dates coming up fast

Isabella Hulsizer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

Filed under News, News Briefs

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 be taking a trip to a computer...

Junior leads Speech and Debate team at ASU Southwest Championship

Kajal Dave, Copy Editor

January 25, 2016

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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, Amanda Abdelsamad won sixth...

Senior Nate Marshall wins $12,000 scholarship

Senior Nate Marshall wins $12,000 scholarship

January 13, 2016

Corona del Sol senior Nate Marshall found out he would be winning $12,000 scholarship during the Fiesta...

Social media apps draw questions about privacy settings

Kajal Dave, Copy Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under News, News Briefs

Use of social media, for some people, comes with fears of what kind of information is being collected by various companies. Recently, a new Snapchat update stirred up a flurry of controversy, which the company quickly sought to put to rest. Users of Snapchat were worried that the pictures they sent, “Snaps,” were being...

Students to see new changes to PSAT

Carson Pyatt, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2015

Filed under News, News Briefs

Beginning in March of 2016, the SAT test will be redesigned. The preparation for this begins with the new PSAT test structure. On the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 14, many students across the nation will be taking the PSAT test. The alternative testing day is Wednesday, Oct. 28. This is a notable change from previous years,...

Fine art credits no longer required by in-state university

Kasey Ruthardt, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under News, News Briefs

Effective immediately, students no longer need a fine art credit for admission into any Arizona State University. This is a difference from the statement pounded into our minds freshman year saying that you have to have a fine art to get into a university. Many times people take a fine art their first year just to get it over...

Students must wear IDs next year

Lily Corona, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015

Filed under News, News Briefs

For the upcoming 2015-2016 school year, students will be required to wear their student IDs on a lanyard around their neck at all times. It will be necessary to wear them in order to get on a school bus, onto campus, into any school activity and in order to put money in their lunch account. According to Principal Brent Brown,...

KEY Club has promising run at DCON convention

KEY Club has promising run at DCON convention

April 6, 2015

Corona’s Kiwanis Educating Youth (KEY) Club proved to have success in Albuquerque this past weekend. KEY...

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