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Campo Verde High School

November 24, 2020

Principal's Message

Campo Families,

I am always thankful for our school community but during this time of year even more so. Thank you for the role you all play in creating the positive culture of Every Person, Every Day. Our administration wishes everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving Break with family. Please stay safe and well.

We would like to thank you all for doing your part to keep Campo safe. A few weeks ago we were seeing COVID numbers increasing rapidly. At this time we have been able to curve that and our numbers have declined significantly. As we go into 5 days away from school it is important to continue to practice social distancing and minimize the spread.

You can help us decrease the number of students and staff who are exposed to COVID by following the guidelines below:

  • Students who are living in the same household as someone with COVID should self quarantine for fourteen days. Please notify the school so that we can help your child stay caught up with their school work while they are home.

  • While students are waiting COVID test results they should NOT attend school or school events even if they are asymptomatic. Students should NOT return to school until they have a NEGATIVE test result in hand. We are aware that test results are taking a few days and will work with students to ensure that they stay caught up.

  • Please monitor your child daily for symptoms of COVID-19 which can include the following:

    • Fever or chills

    • Cough

    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • Fatigue

    • Muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • New loss of taste or smell

    • Sore throat

    • Congestion or runny nose

    • Nausea or vomiting

    • Diarrhea

You can refer to our Gilbert Public Schools website for updates and health services information. If you have any questions please let us know.

Thank you for your ongoing support as we continue to deal with this difficult situation. Have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving holiday.

Krista Cox, Ed.D.


Campo Verde High School

Every Person, Every Day!

Just a reminder to follow us on social media.

Instagram: @cvhs_dr.cox Twitter: @CVHS_DrCox & @CVHSYotes

Facebook: Campo Verde High School


2020-2021 Bell schedules

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from our health office

COVID-19 Guidelines and Reminders

Students need to stay home if they have any of the following:

  • Fever of 100.4 or higher

  • New onset cough or shortness of breath

  • Muscle Aches/ chills or loss of sense of taste or smell

  • Sore Throat

  • Vomiting/diarrhea

  • OR Someone at home who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or is waiting for test results for COVID-19

  • OR Been within 6 feet of someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 for 15 minutes or more or had physical contact

COVID scenarios and when students may return to school:

1. POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST*: May return after 10 days since positive test AND no fever for 24 hours (without the use of medication) AND other symptoms have improved.

2. NO COVID-19 TEST*: May return after 10 days since symptoms first appeared AND no fever for 24 hours (without the use of medication) AND other symptoms have improved OR doctor’s note indicates an alternative diagnosis.

3. NEGATIVE COVID-19 TEST*: No fever for 24 hours without medication AND all other symptoms have improved.

4. EXPOSURE TO COVID-19*: May return after 14 days if there are no symptoms. If symptoms develop will need to follow positive* Covid-19 protocol starting the day symptoms develop.

*These recommendations are current as of 8/25/2020. Recommendations are subject to change as the situation evolves. For more information, please visit Maricopa County Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Helpful COVID Resources



Mrs. Laura Contreras, Assistant Principal

Academics and Counseling

Grade Level: Seniors

Freshmen A - G

Administrative Assistant:

Liz Oliphant 480.545.3100 X 2102


Counseling Department

Mental Health Counselor- Mr. Baker Google site link

Counselor- Mrs. Dewarrat Google site link

Counselor- Ms. Diggs Google site link

Counselor- Mrs. McManus Google site link

Counselor- Mrs. Lange Google site link

Counselor- Mrs. Carpenter Google site link

Academic Interventionist- Mr. Wirth Google site link

Counseling Secretary- Mrs. Laurie Prosper 480-545-3100 Ext. 2121


students of the month

Ariel Bermudez

Luis Galaz

Presley Heijilers

Ashley Mierzejewski

Kaleb Rhoten
Talyn Sanders

Brooklyn Simmons

Abigail Wasserbeck


Counseling Department news

Second Semester Schedules

As our first semester is coming to an end, counselors are currently working with students to update their second semester schedules. Please review your student’s second semester schedule on the Infinite Campus Portal. If there is a need for an adjustment, please reach out to your son or daughter’s counselor. All changes to second semester schedules must be completed by Friday, December 11th.

If your student currently attends Campo Verde in person full time, but is planning on attending the Global Academy next semester, please contact their counselor as soon as possible to make the necessary arrangements. These changes also need to be completed by Friday, December 11th.

AP Exam Registration

Hello AP Students-

The deadline to sign up and pay for your AP exams has passed and there now is a late fee of $40 per exam as mandated by the College Board.

Please follow the 2 steps on the handout to register for an exam. They are outlined here. Students must complete both steps to successfully register.

The deadline to register WITH late fees this year is February 26, 2021.

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final exams

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EVIT has opened their online application. Due to the nature of this year, they decided it would be best to open it early. Below is a video that will walk you through the application.

Sophomores can begin applying by going to Once EVIT has all of your documents, Attendance, Discipline, Current Transcripts, and Immunizations, then your application will be reviewed and possibly accepted.

Campo's EVIT representative will be on campus twice in January to help with enrollment, but for the programs that fill up quickly (most programs offered at East Campus: Aviation, Vet Assistant, Future Engineering, East Cosmetology, East Medical Assistant, East Nursing Assistant) I would recommend you fill an online application sooner than later. To secure specific timeframes (AM or PM time slots), I would also recommend enrolling sooner.



enrollment information

Campo Verde Global Academy & Flex Students

Please take a moment to review our Global Academy/Flex Student CVHS Newsletter. This document contains frequently asked questions and updates as we wrap up the semester.

Planning on coming back to Campo full-time next semester?

Complete the enrollment steps located at

Once the form is complete, our registrar will follow up with you to enroll your student to attend a full-day of in-seated instruction at Campo Verde.

This registration must be completed by any student/family that is currently full-time Global or Flex and is planning to attend full-time in person.

Planning to attend another school either in district or out of district next semester? A parent or guardian must officially withdraw their student from Campo Verde High School. The process only takes a couple of minutes at the Attendance office. Their hours are 6:30 a.m - 3:45 pm and if you call ahead they will have the paperwork all ready for you to sign. Completing this in a timely manner will help the transition to your student’s new school.




CVHS will be offering the PSAT/NMSQT on Tuesday, January 26th.

This test date is only for 11th grade students. It will be during the school day, and will offer eligibility for programs administered by National Merit Scholarship Corporation for Junior students. Because the PSAT/NMSQT is designed for Junior year students, and that is when students could potentially qualify for National Merit Scholarships, we would like to provide the January test date for our 11th grade students.

For more information about the PSAT, please visit go here or refer to the 2020 PSAT/NMSQT Guide for students.

For more information about the National Merit Scholarship, please refer here.

Testing Information:

Location: CVHS

Time: 8 am - noon

Registration dates have passed.


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School Code: 030696


Activities and Clubs

Dr. Sean Jonaitis, Assistant Principal

Activities, Clubs, and Graduation

Grade Level: Juniors

Freshmen H - O

Administrative Assistant:

Cat Jones 480.545.3100 X 2101

IG: @campo.activities



Gilbert Days Shoebox Parade Virtual Event is live, and voting is open NOW! Campo Crazies "School Spirit" is our float, and we need your votes! Click the link below! You can vote daily!




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CVHS - Class of 2021!

Just a quick reminder...if you have not ordered your graduation items, don't delay. Don't be caught w/o a cap and gown. Extended final deadline to order is December 1st.

If you need to order a Cap and Gown, click this link below:


Don't miss out on the senior special, your free cap and gown with purchase of a class ring (some exclusions apply). Order by deadline - here is how:

  1. Design your ring online

  2. put in your cart

  3. choose your graduation items, including cap and gown

  4. put in your cart

  5. THEN - in the cart there is a coupon spot.

  6. Enter: FREECG

Also, note, if you pay for your ring in full by Nov. 25, it will ship directly to you before Christmas. Hint...great gift...a lasting legacy of you and your time at Campo Verde.

Watch informative JOSTENS VIDEOS here.

Don't delay....Final senior special deadline to order is December 1st.

Questions? Call 1-800-Jostens

If you would like to order in person visit us at:


21023 N. Cave Creek Road, Suite #1

Phoenix, AZ 85024

Monday - Friday / 10:00am -5:00pm


Cindy Serrano, Jostens



link crew

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Bite-size project, by erin choi

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*Yearbook orders are placed to the plant after January 10. Books are not guaranteed after that date. After March 1, books can only be purchased in the bookstore. We sold out in previous years, so pre-ordering is encouraged.

Oct 3-Jan 10 -$70

*Jan 11- Mar 1 -$75

*after Mar 1 -$80

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**All photos and text must be school appropriate and present our students in a positive light. For information about school appropriateness please refer to the student handbook and school dress code.

Image Format should be 250 dpi or greater.

Ads may be created on a smartphone or tablet.

Technical assistance number: 1-877-362-7750

Jeremy Zona, Yearbook Adviser


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Performing Arts

November 2020 Students of the Month

Band: Abe Capuzano-Beltran

Choir: Tanner Rowland

Orchestra: Kylie Smith

Theatre: Mia Lopez



Fall Concert

Despite challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CVHS Orchestra ensembles delivered beautiful performances at the fall concert on October 22. Students were able to invite two guests, all of whom wore masks and sat at least 6’ from each other. Follow the Orchestra Program on Facebook (CVHSOrchestra) and Instagram (campoverdeorchestras) to see more images from concerts and activities, and to stay up to date on program happenings.

Support the Orchestra Program

Visit the CVHS Orchestra website to learn how you can support this amazing program. With

ShopWithScrip, our newest fundraising program, buy gift cards from over 750 of your favorite brands to use for your daily purchases. You get the full value of the cards and the orchestra program receives a percentage of the proceeds. No extra money spent; no extra time wasted.



Mr. Max Ragsdale, Assistant Principal

Athletic Director

Grade Level: Sophomores

Freshmen P - Z

Administrative Assistant:

Jacee Iannarelli 480.545.3100 X 2103


Athletic office

Swim & Dive

Both Boys and Girls Team took Runners Up at state!

BOYS Individual State Champions:

  • Jeremy Graunke in 50 Yard Freestyle.
  • Christian Osterndorf in 100 Yard Freestyle.
  • Christian Osterndorf, Jeremy Graunke, Brandon Kuhl, & Hayden Grossarth in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay.
  • Christian Osterndorf, Jeremy Graunke, Brandon Kuhl, & Hayden Grossarth in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay.

BOYS Podium Winners are:

  • Christian Osterndorf 2nd Place - 50 Yard Freestyle.
  • Ashton Hasegawa 2nd Place - 1 Meter Dive.
  • Caden Taylor 4th Place - 1 Meter Dive.

GIRLS Individual State Champions

  • Paige Treptow - 50 Yard Freestyle.
  • Sydney Blackhurst - 100 Yard Breaststroke and 3rd 100 Yard Freestyle.

GIRLS Podium Winners are:

  • Paige Treptow 3rd Place - 100 Yard Freestyle.
  • Sydney Blackhurst 4th Place - 200 Yard Individual Medley.
  • Sydney Blackhurst, Sophia Pedersen, Paige Treptow, & Megan Langford 2nd Place - 200 Freestyle Relay.
  • Sydney Blackhurst, Sophia Pedersen, Paige Treptow, & Sahara Dalbik 2nd Place - 400 Freestyle Relay.
Dive Podium Winners are:
  • Ashton Hasegawa placed 2nd.
  • Caden Taylor placed 4th.
  • Ainsley Hasegawa placed 5th.
  • Sydney Shaw placed 13th.

Cross Country

*Boys Cross Country placed 3rd at State.

*Girls Cross Country placed 6th at State.


*Team State Runners Up!

*Jaclyn Whaley & Maya Gibbs State Runners Up Div II - Doubles.

Girls Golf

*Gabrielle Cone and Peyton Gibby both competed in State as Freshmen!

Boys Golf

*Zach Mumman competed in the State Golf.

Girls Volleyball

*Varsity finished 6-4 Overall.

*All levels improved throughout the season!


*Freshman: 3-4, Season Finished in Maricopa on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020.

*JV: 5-2, Season concluded at home vs. Maricopa on November 19, 2020.

*Varsity: 4-2, Season concluded in Maricopa on November 20th. Playoffs begin November 27th, 2020 at Cactus Shadows. Game starts at 7:00PM.


Physical Education

Physical Education Students of the Month

CONGRATULATIONS to our December "Physical Education Students of the Month"

Freddie Goodson (Coach Cornell)

Jake Koglmeier (Coach Bishop)

Jalen Alicea (Coach Dukes)

Brooke Ryan (Coach Schnittger)

Evelyn Csaky (Coach Matthews)

Ava Dunn (Coach Cook)

Hannah Bates (Coach Blackburn)

These students were selected for their OUTSTANDING Character, Commitment, and Courage!


Join us for OPEN GYM intramurals in the gym (or outside) during both lunches. Come be active, have fun and enjoy being healthy!


Join us in our weight room for after school weights. Come dressed ready to strength train and work hard on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 2:20-3:15pm. Questions, please see Coach Bishop or Coach Cornell.


Career center


The Career Center is located in the Library, and Mrs. Jacobson is happy to meet with you, and to answer any questions you may have.

Follow for scholarships, college info, FAFSA & jobs!

Make an appointment using the link below. We are here for you!

Career Center Appointment

Follow the Career Center on INSTAGRAM


Click HERE for more information about the FAFSA

Complete the FAFSA HERE

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Library Updates


We are excited to announce we will be doing a Virtual Book Fair this year! Books are provided by Phoenix Book Company and will range from Preschool to Young Adult. The fair will be from December 1 through December 13 in case you want to do any holiday shopping. We will be sending out a link on December 1 to students and parents and posting the link on the Campo Verde homepage. Orders will be available for pick up in the library from December 15- December 18 at noon. Email Mrs. Flaherty ( if you have any questions.

We have 3 different fall and Thanksgiving displays up in the library. Students are able to check out the books on the displays. Our “Falling for a Good Book” display has books that take place in the fall season. Our “Thanksgiving” display has various cookbooks for students to check out to help cook this holiday. And our “What Does Family Mean to You?” display encourages students to think of all the people in their lives that are like family to them.

Our 3D printer has been busy lately with student requests. Many have been students wanting to print out something to give as a gift. Students can see Mrs. Flaherty in the library to find out how to create and print their own 3D print. Here are some pictures of some of the latest prints:

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digital citizenship


Digital Citizenship addresses 21st century skills such as: Media Balance & Well-Being, Privacy & Security, Digital Footprint & Identity, Relationships & Communication, Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech, News & Media Literacy.

The Gilbert Public School district uses Common Sense as our resource for information and Campo Verde teachers will be teaching all our students these digital skills from its resources. Common Sense is a trusted site grounded in research with its mission as, “helping kids thrive in a rapidly changing world”. This site also has a section for parents so that you can support your children, no matter what age, with these skills. We recommend that you take a look at it, but we will also use this newsletter as a way to give you resources on these topics. Here is a short video from commonsense on digital citizenship: What is Digital Citizenship?


Events & Fundraising


In 2013, former CVHS student, Xavier Guerrero, received his one true wish to go on a Disney Cruise from Make A Wish. Did you know that Make A Wish helps create life changing wishes for children with a critical illness. Each year Macy's partners with Make A Wish via their Believe campaign. For every letter to Santa Macy's receives, they will donate $1 to Make A Wish, up to $1 million. Want a fun activity for the family, consider having each family member write a letter before or after your Thanksgiving dinner. Help Make A Wish grant more wishes. Write a letter to Santa and drop it off in Santa's Mailbox in the front office. Last day to turn in your letters is Friday, December 4.
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Biomed has a fundraiser going through the end of the month. Contact Clarissa Monreal at or a Biomed student to order yours today.
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