CdS Sunrise

Junior leads Speech and Debate team at ASU Southwest Championship

Written by 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,...

Senior Nate Marshall wins $12,000 scholarship

Senior Nate Marshall wins $12,000 scholarship

Written by Nikki Dull, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


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Corona del Sol senior Nate Marshall found out he would be winning $12,000 scholarship during the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on Jan. 1. Marshall was one of three finalists in the “Is Your Stache Worth The Cash” contest. “I was surprised when I won but relieved too,” Marshall...

Sol Buddies carol at nursing home

Sol Buddies carol at nursing home

Written by Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer

December 17, 2015


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This past week, the Sol Buddies club went caroling at the Sunrise Senior Living Center. This tradition was founded two years ago, and ever since, the club members and the buddies have enjoyed this group activity. Caroling not only brings cheer to the senior residents, but to the buddies as well. Club...

Multiple Corona students honored at AP Scholar Awards

Written by Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015


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Last year, Corona students earned 107 AP Scholar Awards. AP scholar awards are awarded if a student took a certain number of AP classes, and had a certain test grade average. The National AP Scholar Award is given when a student’s average AP exam score is a four or higher on a five point scale, and...

New changes to the school Wi-Fi

New changes to the school Wi-Fi

Written by Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015


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Over the past few weeks, many students have noticed the absence of the student Wi-Fi network. Many students relied on the student Wi-Fi for their personal devices, as using the student school’s Internet prevented the usage of cellular data. Not only were the two student Wi-Fi networks removed, but...

Social media apps draw questions about privacy settings

Written by Kajal Dave, Copy Editor

November 18, 2015


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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,...

City of Tempe implements texting-while-driving ordinance

City of Tempe implements texting-while-driving ordinance

Written by Tanner Kujawa, Online Managing Editor

October 23, 2015


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Each year, 3,000 people are killed and 300,000 injured in the United States in accidents involving distracted drivers. The National Traffic Safety Administration has said that texting-and-driving is six times more dangerous than driving while intoxicated. While texting-and-driving is a major concern...

New ID policy to be put into effect

New ID policy to be put into effect

Written by Isabella Hulsizer, Staff Writer/ Photographer

October 19, 2015


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If you have not already been reprimanded for not wearing your ID, within the upcoming week you will definitely need to be wearing it. Starting today, Monday, Oct. 19, if you are entering campus or walking around campus without an ID, you will immediately be sent to the library to receive a temporary...

Tribute to Alex Tamborski

Written by Kasey Ruthardt, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


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  Senior Alex Tamborski was killed in a double homicide in Gilbert on Oct. 11. In celebration of his life balloons will be released before the varsity football game Oct. 16. Student Council sponsor Benjamin Forbes and Student Council members will be giving orange and yellow balloons out a...

Students to see new changes to PSAT

Written by Carson Pyatt, Online Editor in Chief

October 13, 2015


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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...

Marching band invite and homecoming dance cause parking conflict

Marching band invite and homecoming dance cause parking conflict

Written by Megan Marples, Life and Times Editor

October 13, 2015


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On Oct. 17 there is a clash of events at Corona del Sol with the Homecoming dance and the Marching Band Invitational occurring at the same time. Not only will marching band students be missing out on the dance, but the physical limitations of the campus will be tested. Each year CdS Marching Band...

AIMS incentive plays role in student success on the exam

Written by 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...

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