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Patricia Goolsby poses with the Combs Coyote located outside the principals office.

Welcoming a New Coyote to the High School Pack

Christian Tillard, Photo Editor May 6, 2021

Maybe you’ve seen her out on the courtyard during passing periods, while you’re at lunch, or in the classroom trying to learn about the school. Meet Dr. Patricia Goolsby, a dancer, a teacher, a mother,...

Didn’t Expect to be Here

Mia Scott and Paetyn Kuntz May 6, 2021

Not knowing what he wanted to be in his life, Dalton Vigness, tries doing something he never pictured himself being a teacher in his life.  Vigness went into teaching expecting nothing less and nothing...

Belshe Retirement Story: The End of an Era

Hope Moore, Assignment Editor May 6, 2021

As the school year comes to an end, so does Susan Belshe’s last year of teaching. After an exciting 45 years of teaching it’s time for a drastic change. Belshe has taught for 45 years starting at...

The Other Side: The Struggles of Virtual Teaching

Naina Parshotam, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

After adjusting the angle of the camera one final time, Andrea Dales stood behind her desk positioned in the view of both virtual and in-person students. Today was a Multiple Choice Monday— students...

Sharing the Same Lifestyle

Madison Lamb, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2021

It is not very often that a child and their parent decide to work together. Usually children want to do whatever they can to get away from their parents after they move out and become independent adults....

From Tragedy to Triumph

From Tragedy to Triumph

Hope Moore, Managing Editor March 6, 2020

   The sun beamed brightly causing the sweat that dripped from her brow to glisten as she took extra batting practice. Every day the cages called out for reps, and every day she came running. Each extra...

Two Wheels are Just as Good as Four

Two Wheels are Just as Good as Four

Madison Lamb, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2020

   Riding around the United States and Western Europe, Syndicate bike club is supported and well known all around the world. Joining Syndicate is like joining a new family to the members, and no matter...

Mesa’s Adventures Through Cancer

Audrey Buell, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

Mesa Orth was an ordinary girl who enjoyed art. She was a big part of the art program at Combs High School. She led a fairly normal childhood until her life would change forever on Dec. 12, 2018. She...

Family Connections on Campus

Family Connections on Campus

Darian Vigneux, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

   Most students come to high school to discover who they are for themselves outside of what they’ve always known. However for some students their family follows them to school everyday.    The...

Making Miracles Happen

Making Miracles Happen

Anjali Kok and Kylie Millican January 14, 2020

It was going to be a simple, easy trip to the ER because of her recent blood work. At least that's what Naomi Oakes thought. Little did she know that for the next five months, she’d be in the hospital....

A Surprise Present from a Father Leads to a Lifetime Love of Horses

Lyndsey Threlkeld, Staff Writer January 14, 2020

From extensive heart medical research to working with horses,  Combs High School’s newest nurse Brenda Allen, loves to help out with whatever she can. Born and raised in Phoenix, Allen’s love for...

Kali Guest helping her student further understand the material they are learning.

When the Student Becomes the Teacher… Literally

Madison Lamb, Editor-in-Chief January 14, 2020

After graduation most seniors walk away from high school and never look back. But that’s not the case for Kali Guest. Guest attended Queen Creek High School for her freshman year, but she never felt...

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