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When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

Adrian Alcaraz, Beginning Staff Writers

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

  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 ...

‘Isn’t it Romantic’ Movie Review

‘Isn’t it Romantic’ Movie Review

Sydney Jensen, Social Media Director

February 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

‘Isn’t It Romantic’ is a new film starring Rebel Wilson and her reoccurring costar, Adam DeVine, as well as Liam Hemsworth and Priyanka Chopra. The film starts out as a day in the sad and cynical life of Wilson’s character,Natalie. After an unfortunate chain of events, Natalie wakes up from a medicall...

Valentine’s Day Activities for All

Valentine’s Day Activities for All

Sydney Jensen and Grace Hannum, Social Media Director and Managing Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Awe...Valentine’s Day. The day where couples relish in their glorious and somewhat nauseating love and the single people celebrate or curse the fact that they are not yet “cuffed.” According to a twitter poll, 55 percent of surveyed CHS students are single or in a ‘complicated’ relationship. ...

A Trip to Remember

A Trip to Remember

Naina Parshotam, Beginning Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

  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...

Grand Opening of the PAC

Grand Opening of the PAC

Andrew Ferraro and Emily Avioa

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

The Performing Arts Center is a dream for the fine arts students and teachers for years, and now that it’s open they will have more amazing opportunities. Combs PAC was built to help students learn better in an educational environment built for the fine art classes. Before the PAC was built,...

Boys Soccer Season Ends in Dramatic Fashion

Boys Soccer Season Ends in Dramatic Fashion

Trinity Glandon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  The Coyotes boys varsity soccer team ended their season with a nail biting 3-1, double-overtime win against the Apache Junction Prospectors at home Tuesday night.   The game was intense from start to finish, going without a goal for nearly three quarters of the game. Sophomore forward Diego Soto...

Lady Coyotes Too Strong For Rams On Senior Night

Lady Coyotes Too Strong For Rams On Senior Night

Ella O’Dell, Elijah Lewis, and Jonathan Melton, Beginning Staff Writers

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the seniors taking the court at home for the final time, the varsity girls basketball team defeated the Washington Rams in dominating fashion, 50-23, in a Black Canyon Region game last Thursday. Theresa De La Cruz nearly out-scored the entire Washington team, leading all scorers with 21 p...

When life throws a curveball, SWING!

When life throws a curveball, SWING!

Hope Moore

February 5, 2019


Filed under Top Stories

Sweat drips from the girl’s face, you hear the clashing of the bat and the ball as the runner takes her base. The team cheers her on as the next batter steps up to the plate. Are you down for the game? There are a few coaches that will be leading these practices. The new head coach for this ye...

Combs’ Renaissance Man

Combs’ Renaissance Man

Gordon Kok, Beginning Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

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...

Combs’ Renaissance Man

Combs’ Renaissance Man

Gordon Kok, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

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. After graduating from Marcos de Niza High S...

Cougars Get Taste of Life as Coyotes

Cougars Get Taste of Life as Coyotes

Madison Lamb and Lilly Threlkeld, Beginning Staff Writers

January 24, 2019


Filed under Top Stories

A new "pack" of freshmen will be welcomed to CHS next fall and to help get them ready, CMS eighth graders explored the halls of their future campus during the school day on Jan 14. They took a tour of the high school to see the Career and Technical Education facilities, hear about clubs on campus and to ...

CHS Soccer Picks Up “Battle of Ironwood” Win v. Poston Butte

CHS Soccer Picks Up “Battle of Ironwood” Win v. Poston Butte

Trinity Glandon, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Current Events, Sports, Top Stories

For the first time in since 2015 the varsity boys soccer team beat the Poston Butte Broncos. Games against Poston are part of at three-team rivalry between CHS, Poston Butte and Apache Junction. The game was a big deal for the team as head coach Oscar Guardado previously coached at PBHS for four ye...

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