Combs Courier

First Year Teachers Take Control Of Covid

Hope Moore, Assignment Editor May 21, 2021

When the first day of school arrived it all looked a little different. Instead of racing to class after hearing the school bells ring, students and teachers opened their laptop to the same familiar page...

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....

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...

Coach Mandi Webster receives her gift for becoming the third coach in school history to win 100 games.

Girls Hoops Head Coach Mandi Webster Earns 100th Career Win Tuesday Night

Anjali Kok, Staff Writer January 24, 2020

  In an instant the clock hit zero and a loud ring echoed through the gym. The scoreboard glowed with the 52-34 final as the Coyotes defeated the Washington Rams Tuesday night.  But it was...

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...

Climbing to the top

Climbing to the top

Naina Parshotam, Staff Writer April 18, 2019

    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...

Hustle n Motivate

Hustle n’ Motivate

Tiana Coley, Staff Writer March 8, 2019

 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...

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