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Popular gifts to make you the hit of your Christmas party

Haley Spracale, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Life & Times, Opinions, Uncategorized

As the holiday season gets closer more and more people start heading out to purchase gifts for their friends and family. If you aren’t sure what to get for that special someone, here’s a wrap-up of some of the hottest gifts this season. Pie Face board game This game is becoming larger than life — literally. With its own segment on Ellen and videos of people playing this new game all over Youtube, Pie Face is a cheap, family-friendly game. The only material you need to buy other than the game is a can of whipped-cream. Be warned, this is game doesn’t come without the possibility of a big mess. You can bu...

Corona del Sol choir rings in the holiday spirit with annual concert

Corona del Sol choir rings in the holiday spirit with annual concert

Nikki Dull and Nick Chambers

December 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Life & Times, Opinions, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On Dec. 9 and 10, Corona del Sol choir performed its holiday concert directed by Greg Hebert with the help of student teacher Camille Hartley. The show was a huge success with wonderful performances from all the choirs. To start off the night, A cappella sang “Betelehemu” arranged by Barrington...

Corona puts on annual Holiday concert

Corona puts on annual Holiday concert

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Life & Times, News, Opinions, Top Stories

On Dec. 6 Corona del Sol’s orchestra concert performed its holiday concert featuring the chamber and concert orchestra as well as the guitar ensemble. The concert included several holiday themed songs like “Silent Night”, “Jingle Bell Rock”, and the “The Christmas Song”. My favorite...

Corona del Sol performs third year of ‘Nutcracker’

Corona del Sol performs third year of ‘Nutcracker’

Dion Deguzman and David Deal

December 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment Slideshows, Life & Times, Opinions, Slideshows, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On Dec. 2 and 3 the Corona del Sol Dance Co. performed it’s third annual Nutcracker Tale under the direction of dance teacher Elizabeth Pease. Corona began performing the Nutcracker when Pease was hired as the new Corona dance instructor and every year it seems to get better and better. As an avid...

I loved it, it’s perfect, don’t change

I loved it, it’s perfect, don’t change

Celeste Hayes, Online Photo Editor

November 23, 2016


Filed under Life & Times, Opinions, Top Stories

When I first heard that Corona’s TheatreWorks was putting on a musical, I was excited, and when I heard that it hadn’t put one on in 10 years, I became extremely curious. I wondered just how they were going to pull this off. I was a little nervous because I didn’t know if Corona had the talent...

September Trends Part Two

September Trends Part Two

David Gomez, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Fashion, Life & Times, Opinions, Staff Editorials

Chubbies- I am a huge fan of Chubbies, or the “7 inch seam,” shorts. I started getting into these just this year; they go just above the knees. I personally feel awkward and weird when wearing shorts that go below the knees, and also living in Arizona it is a perfect way to stay cool but look even...

When the bell rings

Haley Spracale, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Those beautiful six minutes between class. However you use your passing period, to either talk to friends or your teacher or even grab a textbook, we all need those precious minutes. Sometimes it feels like those six minutes are not enough. Should the school look at extending our passing period time?...

An epic first play

An epic first play

Haley Spracale, Staff Writer

August 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

On Aug. 27 and 28, CdS Theatreworks performed its first show of the year, Epic Proportions. After weeks of preparing, the show hit the James C. Love stage for two eventful nights. The play follows two brothers, Benny and Phil Bennett, who are extras in a movie production of an Epic being produced...

Suicide Squad Movie Review

Arlayna Schooley, Staff Writer

August 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions, Uncategorized

At a quarter to midnight, Aug. 4, eager fans waited in line to see yet another midnight release. This time everyone's favorite superheroes were put aside to make room for some of DC’s favorite super villains.  In Warner Brothers' latest franchise, Suicide Squad offers plenty of action, a diverse ...

Discovering unknown chemical compounds

Dion Deguzman, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinions, Staff Blogs

At the end of every school year Mr.Morgan conducts a final lab where you need to identify an unknown chemical. After an entire year of anxiety about this final lab it is just about coming to an end. Trying to find an unknown chemical with the use of multiple tests. Honestly, it wasn't as bad as...

Annual pops choir concert proves to be cultural experience

Annual pops choir concert proves to be cultural experience

Tanner Kujawa, Online Managing Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Anyone who knows anything about the Corona del Sol Choir program knows that the pops concert is a big deal. Each year, a theme is chosen for the show and students have the opportunity to audition to have a solo or small group act be put in the show. This year’s theme was “Road Trip” and was per...

iPhone SE: the new and improved iPhone

iPhone SE: the new and improved iPhone

Tanner Kujawa, Online Managing Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

It wasn’t until my screen was pretty much falling out of my phone that I realized I should probably upgrade. I did a little research and decided on Apple’s newly released (March 2016), iPhone SE. In the beginning, I thought that I was dead-set on getting the iPhone 6s. I love the size of the phone...

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