The Official Newsletter of Combs High School
February 14, 2020
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GO COYOTES !!!!!
6 COYOTE WRESTLERS WILL COMPETE FOR STATE TITLES
Good Luck Boys!
PICTURED L-R: Coach Hood, Zavier Fernandez, Taniela Taunima, Seth Fernandez, Michael Davenport, Cody Owen, Michael Burgos, Kayden Acosta, Shawn McDougal, Coach Salas, Coach Miller
Did you know? If students are looking for a fine art credit but aren't musical or interested in dance, there are still options! Drawing and Painting and Ceramics with Mr. Martin and Ms. Diquattro are a great way to explore and expand your artistic abilities, or to even start your journey into the world of art. We also offer AP Art Studio as an option AND Combs High School even has a kiln on site so students can fire their ceramic pieces. Would you like to see some of our students' creations? It's often on display in the cases and on the walls of the front office, and will not only give you a glimpse of how talented our students are, but how our amazing art teachers are helping them refine that talent. Stop and take a look next time you stop by!
- February 27: ACCUPLACER test, administered by CAC
- March 6: End of Quarter 3 and beginning of Spring Break
- March 24: UofA on campus during Conference
SAY YES TO PROM!!!
Prom season is inching closer to us and it is time for students to start looking for their attire. For many, prom, is not an option due to the expense. Say Yes to Prom is here to help alleviate the stress and expense of the wardrobe. With over 1000 dresses, some men's attire, and accessories we can help everyone experience the magic of prom.
CURIOUS MINDS WELCOME!!
Bring your curiosity and spirit of adventure to ASU's annual open house for an exhilarating glimpse of the nation's most innovative university!
At ASU Open Door, visitors of all ages can engage in hundreds of exciting, interactive activities in science, technology, engineering, arts and math on all four campuses.
Visit our website for more information
FEMA accepts Youth Preparedness Council application
FEMA is accepting applications through Mar. 8 for its 2020 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) from students in grades 8-11. The YPC gives youth the chance to meet peers from across the country and to work together on exciting projects. Members will travel to Washington, D.C., for the annual YPC Summit. Since 2012, FEMA has brought youth together, nationwide, who are passionate about preparedness and community service. As part of the YPC, members can build leadership skills, represent their schools and communities, and share perspectives, feedback, and opinions with FEMA.
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ARIZONA YOUTH SURVEY
Combs High School Sophomores and Seniors will be participating in the Arizona Youth Survey on Tuesday, February 18th. The participation is important to our campus and district because it will capture student feedback on the frequency of problematic behaviors in youth (i.e. substance use, bullying, risk taking behaviors), and the factors that may influence the prevalence of these behaviors. The collective results will then help us to offer social-emotional programming and better support our CHS students. The survey will take about 45 minutes and will be completed during the class period on the 18th. Survey responses are anonymous and confidential. If you choose to not have your student participate in the survey, please return the opt-out form attached in this newsletter to the CHS front office. The opt-out forms will also be available in hard copy in the front office at CHS. We thank you in advance for your support of this survey.
FEB 18: Girls BASKETBALL Banquet, Cafeteria 6:00 PM
FEB 19: SPRING SPORTS PICTURES
- CTE Mock Interviews, Library 7:00 AM- 2:00 PM
- DRAMA Improv Show, Black Box 3:00 PM
- WRESTLING Banquet, Cafeteria 7:00 PM
FEB 20: CTE Mock Interviews, Library 7:00 AM- 2:00 PM
- "Dream It, Be It", Library 2:30 PM
- Girls SOCCER Banquet, Cafeteria 5:00 PM
FEB 21: DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT, GYM 5:00 PM
- Coyote Boys SOCCER Alumni Game, Coyote Stadium 6:00 PM
ALL WEEK: Prom Theme Voting, Blanket/Toy/Dog Food Drive
CPAC COMMUNITY EVENTS
TAD Entertainment presents ABBAFAB A Tribute to the music of ABBA. Get ready for Combs Curtain Call's Production of "Mama Mia" by checking out this FAB show! Having played to sold-out crowds across the U.S. and abroad, ABBAFAB is a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA featuring the sensational talents of some of TAD’s most talented and loved artists and musicians! This multimedia production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 70s and 80s including monster hits such as Waterloo, Fernando, Honey Honey, Dancing Queen, and countless others. From ABBA’s earliest hits to Mamma Mia, ABBAFAB will take you on a technicolor journey that is unmatched. Our vocalists and musicians have toured the world as solo artists and band members and have come together to create the most entertaining ABBA tribute on the market today!
ABBA’s record-breaking string of hits has stood the test of time and continues to thrill audiences of all ages. With vocals and musicianship the are second to none, the ABBAFAB vibe is infectious! ABBA fans love it and new ABBA fans are created at every show. There’s no generation gap here, so lets ALL party like it’s 1979!
For preview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgX54RhWze8
Sweetheart Cinderella Pageant on Sunday, February 16, 2020.
Registration begins at 8 am. Pageant begins at 10 am. Audience admission is $5. Arizona Cinderella is one of the longest and largest youth development pageants in the country. We are proud to award over $7,000 in college scholarships each year, and we enjoy helping young women learn skills that empower them to achieve their dreams. Cinderella is all about inner beauty, that is expressed by each participant as she steps across the stage. Our goal is to foster self-confidence and public speaking skills in young women and encourage our judges to look for girls who are equally poised, personable, and talented. All local participants qualify to attend the Arizona state finals in April, and all who participate in the state finals qualify to attend the International Finals in July.
The Collingsworth Family on February 29th at 2 pm and 6 pm.
IMC concerts is pleased to present the Gospel Music sensations, The Collingsworth Family. Tickets are still available for the 2 pm show. The 6 pm show is sold out.
For tickets visit http://www.imcconcerts.com/
APPLY FOR FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH
Applications for Free and Reduced Price Meals are accepted anytime throughout the school year. Log on to EZMEALAPP.COM to enter your information. Approval takes approximately two days with our on-line application. If you have questions, feel free to call Kitchen Managers Laura at 480-987-3544 or Patty at 480-987-5311. Don't forget, students eligible for free or reduced lunch (40 cents) are also eligible for free or reduced price breakfast (30 cents). We look forward to serving your student soon!
Support Combs High School extra curricular activities and REDUCE your Arizona state taxes!!
Varsity WRESTLING @ STATE
Friday, Feb. 14th, 8am to Saturday, Feb. 15th, 6pm
Prescott Valley, AZ
Varsity SOFTBALL vs. ALA- Ironwood
Thursday, Feb. 20th, 3:30pm
2505 East Germann Road
San Tan Valley, AZ
Varsity BASEBALL vs. Tempe
Friday, Feb. 21st, 3:45pm
2505 East Germann Road
San Tan Valley, AZ
Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimation
The J.O. Combs Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator at 301 E. Combs Rd., San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 or (480) 987-5300.
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de J.O. Combs no discrimina basada por la raza, el color, el origen nacional, el sexo, la discapacidad o la edad de una persona en sus programas o actividades y proporciona igual acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Las consultas pueden dirigirse al coordinador del Título IX o al coordinador del Título II de la Sección 504 / ADA en 301 E. Combs Rd., San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 o (480) 987-5300.