Combs Courier

No Place Like Home — A Look at Combs’ Safe Haven

Safe Haven President Alexia Arledge talking about topic of discussion.

Alex Negron, Editor In Chief

October 4, 2018

A place to call home, a place to be free, and a place to find people who are like minded -- that’s what Safe Haven is.   Safe Haven is a place on campus where students can come together to help each other and to support their community. A place where anybody and everybody is welcomed wi...

From Tourist to Teacher

From Tourist to Teacher

Grace Hannum, Managing Editor

October 4, 2018

Thomas Hefele is the definition of an explorer, he has seen more of the world then most people ever will. Studying abroad for six months in Madrid gave Hefele a new perspective on cultures outside the US. “All your perceptions of the world are just completely shattered,” Hefele said. “I made ...

Charlie Brown; Coming Soon!

Madison Luostari, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Combs Curtain Calls first musical, "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" by Clark Gesner, based on the characters created by Charles M. Schulz begins tonight at 7 p.m. through May 12  and once again on May 14. “Musical theater is a standard of high schools everywhere, I honestly was like I need to b...

Social Media: The Double Edged Sword

Various social media platforms are used around the world.

Velvet Wahl and Alex Negron

April 25, 2018

From MySpace to Twitter, social media platforms have been a way for people to express themselves. Whether it’s to keep in touch with family members or to share things with friends, majority of teenagers have access to some form of social media. Facebook, typically considered to be used only by ...

Knowing Yourself; What is Self-Esteem?

Self-esteem is crucial to the individual.

Velvet Wahl and Alex Negron

April 3, 2018

Self-esteem; confidence in one's own worth or abilities, self-respect. Many young adults struggle with their self-esteem. Puberty is a time when the body changes and adolescents must find comfort in themselves. “I think being a teenager, unfortunately part of the territory that you have to go throug...

Capturing the Beauty of a Smile

Capturing the Beauty of a Smile

Grace Hannum, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018

Prom and graduation season is right around the corner and who doesn’t want amazing photos to commemorate the moment? You don’t need to look too far for a great photographer, several students on campus have turned their interest in taking pictures into a profitable passion. Adrian Alcaraz i...

Know the Possible Signs of a School Shooter

Alexis Williams, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

It starts off with a simple joke, like finger guns during a walk out, and escalates to people making a GoFundMe page so students can shoot up their high school. “It’s all a joke,” but how far does the joke go? Students around America have had enough with school violence, and are speaking up abou...

Mental Illness and the Stigma behind it

Mental Illness and the Stigma behind it

Velvet Wahl and Alex Negron

March 2, 2018

Mental illness, as defined by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), is a health condition involving changes in thinking, emotion, behavior or a combination of all three. 

Coyotes rally for _________ during walkout.

Coyotes rally for _________ during walkout.

Rachael Loughry, Managing Editor

February 23, 2018

Approximately 300 students from Combs High School walked away from their lunch and out of class on Wednesday to express their support for the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the 17 people killed in the Valentine’s Day shooting in Parkland, Florida. Gathering in a nearby parking...

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

Rachael Loughry, Managing Editor

December 18, 2017

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

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

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...

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