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A healthy sleep not only makes your life longer, but also shortens the workday.

February 8, 2018


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Hey...I guess?   I’m Alex! I’m a cowboy admirer and I’m from the class of 2020 (that’s not funny don’t make that joke). I like metal music, old westerns, drawing, writing, and playing guitar, and I’m in the second year of journalism. Hopefully I can produce some quality content....

Seniors Upset with Decision to not Include Senior Quotes in School Yearbook

Rachael Loughry, Managing Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Current Events, Top Stories

Every school year, students prepare themselves for what their senior quotes are going to be in the yearbook.  Often times, there are a few students that slip innuendos or inappropriate jokes through the yearbook staff, that cause an uproar within the community. This school year, it was revealed that CHS s...

Behind the Scenes of Harvey

Madison Luostsari, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Combs Curtain Call is putting on their winter production “Harvey,” written by Mary Chase. From the rehearsals to the building of the set, a lot of work has been put into the production of this play. Producing a play for any school or company takes dedication and preparation. “One of the b...

Federal Regulations and Lack of Local Restaurants Restrict off Campus Lunch Options

Federal Regulations and Lack of Local Restaurants Restrict off Campus Lunch Options

Alex Negron, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Many students and parents on the Combs campus have spoken about possibly having an open lunch or allowing vendors on the campus. However, it may not be as simple as that. With open lunches and vendors on campus, there are multiple obstacles to be considered. Unless the area surrounding Combs becom...

Combs Band: The New State Champs

Andrea Thomatis, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Sports, Top Stories

After a long season of rehearsing music and exhausting early morning practices, the Combs Marching Regiment (MCR) finished their competition season undefeated by becoming the Arizona State Champions. The band competed at the Arizona State University Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 18. When all was said...

What If?

What If?

Alexis Williams, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

A dark auditorium lit by a colorful stage, various songs bringing the room to life, and dancers showing their choreography to over 100 captivated audience members, what if this was the dance concert? The “What If…?” concert was at Apache Junction Performing Arts Center on Nov. 17, it was two h...

New Season, New Hopes

Dimitri Franco, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As many students head home after a long day of school at Combs, it is the start of a new day of practice for the Boys Varsity Soccer team. They have to run for miles in the Arizona heat and begin numerous drills that not only challenge their skills, but challenge their willpower and character. As players...

New Theater Production, “Harvey, opens Dec. 7

New Theater Production, “Harvey, opens Dec. 7

Madison Luostari, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment, Top Stories

“Harvey”, a play written by Mary Chase in 1944, is being put on by the Combs High School’s theater troupe in December.    “Harvey” is a comedy about a man named Elwood P. Dowd, played by Spencer Mattson. Dowd is a somewhat insane man who sees an invisible, six foot tall, talking rabbit...

Combs New Theater to Start Construction Soon

Combs New Theater to Start Construction Soon

Trinton Bullard, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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Work will begin on the new performing arts center on campus later in 2017, with a groundbreaking ceremony taking place on December 11th. The center, funded by the bond passed earlier this year, is estimated to be done around January of 2019. With over $8 million provided by the bond, the performing arts c...

Child Development Hosts a Daycare Program

Child Development Hosts a Daycare Program

Velvet Wahl, Editor In Chief

November 15, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Health, Top Stories

The Combs Childhood Development class holds a child care event every year that is open to the community. Child Development students take control of the daycare program. “My advanced class actually plans the lessons. So they do lesson planning and learn how to set up the centers, the learning...

College and Career Night Helps Seniors Plan for the Future

College and Career Night Helps Seniors Plan for the Future

Mason Schafer, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

To help students and their families struggling with the stress and frustration of enrolling in college, CHS counselors hosted a college and career night in the courtyard for guidance. "Our reason for throwing this event was pretty simple and straightforward,” CHS counselor Brandon Outcalt said. “...

Haunted Holiday’s History

Haunted Holiday’s History

Alexis Williams, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The spirit of Halloween fills the air as the long nights become lit from jack-o'-lanterns, a ominous deep voice on the TV promotes a new scary movie, and everyone starts stocking up on candy given to trick or treaters or eat when no one is looking. While many people know bits and pieces on this haunted holiday...

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