Combs Courier

When the Student Becomes the Teacher… Literally

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

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 as if she had been welcomed at QCHS, and coming to CHS changed her whole high school experience an...

Could Walmart Robots Take Jobs From Teens?

A robotic shelf scanner moves along an aisle at a North Richland Hills Walmart

Anthony Elrod, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

“Think R2D2 or Optimus Prime,” Walmart said in a press release. What about the jobs? Walmart superstores have made a change to their workforce, according to the news outlet, BigThink, “Walmart has introduced robots for increasing efficiency in stores. These robots are used for cleaning, restocking, ...

CHS Sophomore Finds Success Outside of Traditional High School Sports

Tyler Savage drifting on his practice run.

Jakob Ayoub, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

 There's always your normal sports such as basketball, football, soccer, etc. However there's always the odd one out. That's where ATV racing comes in, at which Tyler Savage excels.  While this may be a seemingly easy sport, in reality it is one of the most demanding. Preparing for months prior...

Early Childhood Ed. Provides Daycare Option for Community

Madison Hahn, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Early Childhood Education, a CTE course, has started a free daycare for preschool age children. The class is supervised by Alice Goodrick, but is run by the students who are enrolled in the class.  Goodrick started this as a way to benefit both her own students, and children within the area.  ...

Students Take Charge of Learning

Anjali Kok and Kylie Millican

January 14, 2020

Due to the consistently low scores on standardized testing over the years, classrooms district wide are becoming more student focused The program is called “Modern Teacher” and is expected to be beneficial for the students. Principal, Chris Farabee said that giving students a choice for their ...

#teamtrees

#teamtrees

Quinton Kendall, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

    MrBeast has teamed up with the Arbor Day Foundation to create TeamTrees with the hope to help the world! #TeamTrees was started in October this year to celebrate YouTuber, Jimmy Donaldson, better known as MrBeast, reaching 20 million subscribers. Mr.Beast partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation an...

Is It Really Worth It?

Is It Really Worth It?

Lilly Threlkeld, Business Manager

January 13, 2020

Your phone buzzes and you look down, you’re only distracted for what feels like less than a second but meanwhile the car in front of you slams on their breaks at a red light, you hit the car going 50 mph and rear end them, destroying both cars. Doing random tasks while you are driving may not seem like a ver...

Business Owners, Guests Confused With Shopping Center Curfew

This is the main strip of the Queen Creek Marketplace that many teenagers walk around.

Jasmine Giomi and Anthony Elrod

January 13, 2020

A group of Teens pulled into an empty parking spot to the Queen Creek Marketplace, they are by themselves while their parents are out running errands. They decide to walk on into Target. They just wanted to shop and get some Starbucks but got distracted by funny hats and fluffy scarves. They decide to ...

More to Student Media than TV Shows, Newspapers, Yearbooks

More to Student Media than TV Shows, Newspapers, Yearbooks

Madison Lamb, Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2020

Do you know you know what the three student medias are here at CHS, I know you know one of them but what about the rest of them? The student medias here at CHS includes; the Combs Courier (Digital Communications and Mass Media), The Rundown (TV Production), and EPOCH (Yearbook).  Many students ...

“New Beginnings” first concert at CPAC, first for international dance performances

Rush Dance Company performs ‘Alice in Wonderland’ during first concert in the CPAC. Junior Shanece McCoy was the Queen of Hearts in the routine and appeared control the movements of the other dancers.

Naina Parshotam, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Lights shimmered across the stage and reflected off of the sequins that decorated her outfit. Her movements were as graceful as a ribbon in the wind and her feet so quiet, that only the keys of a piano and her breath could be heard. The audience was so engulfed with the emotion of the routine that it...

One breath at a time

English teacher Lorraine Cannon works on her computer during second period. The framed art in the foreground was an anonymous gift that now encourages her every time she walks past it to her desk.

Grace Hannum, Managing Editor

May 17, 2019

As Lorraine Cannon watched a girls volleyball game last fall, she saw s current and former students bump, spike and dig the ball during an intense match against the Mesquite Wildcats. Cannon’s mood quickly shifted from excitement to concern. A wave of uneasiness washed over her body. She could not bre...

Pride of the Pack

Sydney Jensen, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

We all grow up watching movies that portray high school as a place full of cliques and a specific, inescapable pecking order of popularity. Jocks gain energy from bagging on anyone from goths to geeks. The entire student body is drowning in pep, attending every sporting event to cheer on their ‘domi...

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