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Aztecs win thriller over Xavier, advance to state finals

Aztecs win thriller over Xavier, advance to state finals

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Around the State, Sports Center, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Aztec volleyball is now just one win away from its first title since 1991 thanks to a 25-23, 25-18, 15-25, 18-25, 15-11 victory over Xavier Prep. This is the Aztec’s first trip to the finals since 2009. The first set was a tossup the whole way. Neither team was able to take control until the Aztecs...

Aztec volleyball trumps Millenium in state quarterfinals

Aztec volleyball trumps Millenium in state quarterfinals

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Aztecs moved one step closer to their first championship since 1991 with a 25-18, 25-20, 25-10 victory over Millennium. They advance to play second-seeded Xavier in the semifinals on Tuesday. Great serving by the Aztecs led them to a quick 7-2 lead in the first set. After that, Brooke Nuneviller...

Corona holds mock election for students

Melanie Furman, Copy Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Life & Times, News, Uncategorized

Corona del Sol students can cast their vote in the 2016 presidential and state elections this year. On Election Day, Nov. 8, there will be a mock election, giving students an opportunity to experience what it's like to vote in a state and national election. “The purpose (of the mock election) is...

Volleyball advances to quarterfinals with sweep of Sandra Day O’Connor

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Aztec volleyball swept Sandra Day O’Connor 25-10, 25-19, 25-20 to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The Aztecs, who are the third-ranked team in the tournament, started the match strong, winning 10 of the first 13 points. With seniors Lauren Forte and Erica Ronda blocking all opposing...

You OdySea Arizona’s new aquarium

Brian Bottari, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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...

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