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AIMS incentive plays role in student success on the exam

Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015


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When the AIMS test comes around in April every year, people are either excited or disappointed. Upperclassmen and freshman are excited because they don’t have to take the test and they get to sleep in. However, sophomores are usually disappointed since they don’t get the pleasure of sleeping in late...

Rumors swirl regarding potential Facebook dislike button

Megan Marples, Life and Times Editor

September 28, 2015


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Over the past few days, rumors have been swirling around on the Internet that Facebook will be adding a dislike button. Others claim there will be new Facebook emojis. For years Mark Zuckerburg, Facebook founder, has been shooting down any ideas of the sort. He wants Facebook to be a positive community...

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...

ViceVersa plays at Plugged In! showcase

ViceVersa plays at Plugged In! showcase

Katelyn Stys, Managing Editor

September 16, 2015


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On, Sept. 12, ViceVersa, a band comprised of six Corona seniors performed at Chandler Center for the Arts. They were a part of the Plugged In! showcase that followed a competition that was a sort of “battle of the bands.” The band's drummer, Nikki Hinshaw, entered the band by applying for the ...

Culinary students turn vegetables into delicious dishes

Culinary students turn vegetables into delicious dishes

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015


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For many, vegetables are just leftover food on your plate that your parents nag you to eat. However, when it comes to culinary 3-4 they’re taking “vegetable tasting” to a whole new level. Foods like carrot cake, salsa, and creamed corn. are all on the menu for a vegetable taste test that took a...

Hard Rock dance sure to be a touchdown

Hard Rock dance sure to be a touchdown

Celeste Hayes, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


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Dancing the night away seems to be the plan on Sept. 4. Corona’s first home football game of the season is also the same night as another awesome event here on campus: The Hard Rock dance. But what is the Hard Rock dance? “It’s an old tradition from a long time ago,” Student Council sponsor...

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...

Orchestra hosts pops concert

Lily Corona, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015


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On May 15, Corona del Sol’s orchestra program hosted its pops concert in the auditorium. Songs ranged from Studio Ghibli films, Nintendo medleys and even Disney movie themes. Orchestra concerts throughout the year feature a variety of music, although they aren’t the most familiar songs. Many orchestra...

Corona’s campus to undergo changes

Kasey Ruthardt, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under Features, News

To many people, the interior of Corona’s campus is very important. It gives them shade during the warmer months and the hills are fun to walk up and down on. Sometimes, classes use the sand volleyball courts to play tug of war and other people try to avoid it. Next year, the sand volleyball court will...

Students mourn the loss of Marcus Wheeler

Students mourn the loss of Marcus Wheeler

Aashini Choksi, Katelyn Stys

May 15, 2015


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Several days after the on-campus death of 18-year-old senior Marcus Wheeler, students are mourning his loss while they try to wrap up a difficult school year. “He could always joke about anything and make it better,” senior friend Jake Dorweiler said. Wheeler was a part of the track and field...

New boys varsity basketball coach named

New boys varsity basketball coach named

Andrew Eversden, Managing Editor

May 8, 2015


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Former Corona basketball assistant coach Neil MacDonald has been named the new Corona del Sol head basketball coach, replacing Sam Duane Jr. at the helm of the four-time defending state champion basketball team. MacDonald is currently an English teacher at Campo Verde High School and has been an assistant...

KEY Club has promising run at DCON convention

KEY Club has promising run at DCON convention

Anita Daryanani, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015


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Corona’s Kiwanis Educating Youth (KEY) Club proved to have success in Albuquerque this past weekend. KEY Club participates in the southwest district convention (DCON) annually; this year, the club’s sponsor, Sheryl Braun, and 18 of its members represented the group. “DCON includes all of...

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