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Corona updating the marquee

Corona updating the marquee

Brian Bottari, Staff Writer

August 30, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

For many years, the Corona del Sol marquee was siting and waiting for students. Now on the corner of Knox and Rural it is gone and being replaced. “It hasn't been really working properly for some years,” Assistant Principal, Jim Bell said. An estimated 20,000 cars pass by Corona del Sol High...

In school suspension now in effect at Corona

Landon Douglas, Staff Writer

August 26, 2016


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A district wide program has made its way to Corona. ISS (In School Suspension) is a program that enforces good behavior on campus and also promotes students to stay in school. Those sent to ISS will be doing the same work as in their normal classes but in a different environment. It’s a place for students...

New clearance procedures for athletes

June 2, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

The athletic department is using Register My Athlete, an online system, to simplify the clearance process for all students who wish to participate in school sports. Parents and prospective athletes will need to complete the Register My Athlete process at least one week prior to the sport's tryout...

Choir plans on entertaining audience with popular Pops concert

Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


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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


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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


Filed under News, News Briefs, Top Stories

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under News, News Briefs, Top Stories

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,...

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