Combs Courier

Naina Parshotam, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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    A pair of glasses shield her eyes from the snow as it slams against her face and  body. Her bones practically frozen through from the cold. CHS English teacher Taylor Moyes had to drag her feet to get them to move through the March snow; but all Moyes had to do to keep moving was remind...

How One Educator Turned Teaching into Hands on Training

How One Educator Turned Teaching into Hands on Training

April Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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As a dedicated registered nurse and Medical professionsteacher, Ms. Susan Belshe is making a difference in people’s lives with her passion of healthcare and education. Described as a motivated, compassionate, hard working member of our community committed to continual process and product improvemen...

Hustle n’ Motivate

Hustle n’ Motivate

Tiana Coley, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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 Motivated to keep his students on the right path and give them the guidance that was given to him, James Stewart tries to push his students to be better through basketball. Stewart also volunteers at group homes on the weekends to keep young teens out of trouble.  Before his grandfather, which was his role...

From Life on the Dairy to Working in a Library

Andrew Ferraro and Emily Avila, Staff Writer's

March 8, 2019


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Living on a dairy farm in Oregon while it rained for almost nine months in a year with never-ending chores was very challenging for the young Anne Mattson. The farm she lived on was 75 acres. When Mattson wasn't milking cows, she was feeding calves, cleaning stalls, moving irrigation pipes, fixing fences...

High School Sweethearts for Life

High School Sweethearts for Life

Naina Parshotam, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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A smile tugged at his lips as he quickly walked - though it was more of a light jog - to the mailbox across the street. There wasn’t any wind but Kirk Rundle could feel the air rush past him and through his hair. He fumbled with the key before pushing it into the lock, and taking a deep breath. Swi...

When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

Adrian Alcaraz, Beginning Staff Writers

February 15, 2019


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  Lazy, tired, and uninterested pretty much sums up Matthew Steele’s high school career; but his work ethic in high school never changed his love for history.   Shockingly to his high school teachers, Steele went to college and wanted to be some sort of history teacher. He studied banking and ...

A Trip to Remember

A Trip to Remember

Naina Parshotam, Beginning Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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  The headlights flickered on and off, and though it was was warm in the comfort of his car he couldn’t help but feel a chill crawl down his spine. After all, it was around 9 p.m. and was too dark to see any more of the winding road ahead. Kris Wood felt calm though, especially when he turned to se...

Combs’ Renaissance Man

Combs’ Renaissance Man

Gordon Kok, Beginning Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


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A veteran public servant, Social Studies Department Chair Howard “Randy” Bunch is inspiring students to think for themselves in and out of the classroom. Bunch is originally from Pennsylvania but moved to Arizona during his sophomore year of high school. After graduating from Marcos de Niza Hi...

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