The Coyote Howl

Campo Verde High School

Volume 3.21

May 2, 2020


Vision: Preparing every person for tomorrow through experiences founded on relationships, relevance & rigor.

Mission: Every Person, Every Day

Core Values: Community, Values, Honor, Scholarship

Principal's Message

Dear Campo Family,

This week May 4th- 8th is Teacher Appreciation Week. Please join us in thanking our amazing Campo Verde staff. You can show your appreciation and gratitude in several different ways during our current circumstances. A few examples include:

-A thoughtful email giving them a specific reason why you're thankful for them.

-An e-gift card sent to their email.

-A shout out on social media.

We are getting closer to the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Please continue to follow us on social media and read our newsletters. If you still have questions please don't hesitate to send us an email. It is our goal to communicate as effectively as possible during the school closure.

Seniors and their families can expect to receive additional information to their gmails and IC this week.

Thank you and stay well.

Krista Cox, M. Ed.


Campo Verde High School

Every Person, Every Day!

Just a reminder to follow us on social media.

Instagram: @krista_cox47 Twitter: @CVHSMrsCox & @CVHSYotes

Facebook: Campo Verde High School

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from our superintendent


These are certainly unprecedented times, and during times such as these, we are reminded of the importance of gratitude and community. As a member of our GPS family, I am sincerely grateful for your continued support of our district, your school, and the continued education of your student(s). I know that we will get through this, together.

As we plan for the remainder of the school year, we continue to look for new ways to keep connected. In that light, I would like to welcome you to our new district newsletter, that will arrive in your inbox once a week, filled with updates and useful resources. We will also continue to connect with you via email, our website, and social media.

I thank you, I thank our students, and I thank all of our GPS staff for our collective commitment to our district, and to each other.

Shane McCord, Ed. D.


Connect, Create, Care

Please click the link below to view/access past Letters to Parents, along with other district and state communications.

Gilbert Public Schools

Important Alerts and Messages


staying well


Are you noticing your student acting differently during this stay-at-home order than when they were attending school? Are they more anxious, moody, withdrawn, or tired? These can all be common responses to extreme changes in someone's routine or environment. With their inability to make personal connections with their peers, overall wellness is more important than ever. Here are some ideas to help someone who is struggling with the unknown of this pandemic.

Please click here or on the image below to access: CV Wellness Resources

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On 4/9/20 emails were sent to all students who have medication

in the health office outlining the following procedure:

The procedure of medication pick up will be a little different this year due to the COVID-19 mandatory school closures, as well as, attempting to practice social distancing in accordance with government recommendations and orders.

Health office staff will be available for medication pick up on both May 4th and 5th from 8 am until 3 pm. If you are not able to pick up the medication during these days, please contact the school nurse via email. Please remember that an adult must pick up all medication, as we cannot send anything with the students.

In addition, any medication(s) not picked up will be destroyed per district policy. If you do not wish to pick up the medication, please email the school nurse with permission to destroy the remaining doses. If you have any questions, concerns, or if you have an emergency situation in which you need to pick up the medication sooner than May 4th, please contact the school nurse at
Thank you so much for your understanding and support as we navigate these difficult times, we look forward to healthy times moving forward.

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Click below for a video demonstration on proper hand washing habits from the CDC. Fight Germs. Wash your hands.

Click HERE to watch the video.

Click HERE to go directly to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) page which has specific information regarding COVID-19.


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Congratulations to the Campo Verde Class of 2020 Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Coyote Excellence recipients. WELL DONE Zach Whaley, Gabriella Ruiz and Audrey Landers!
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Hello, Campo Seniors & Parents!
May 1st is National Senior Declaration Day. Whatever your plans may be, Link Crew wants to acknowledge and celebrate your future goals! All Senior Declaration submissions will be entered into a raffle and have the option to earn a $250 scholarship paid to a higher-education institution of your choice or a $100 VISA gift card donated by Project GradNite.10 lucky winners will be drawn and announced on Tuesday, May 5th.

Please complete the following to enter our 2020 Senior Declaration Day Scholarship Giveaway! Enter no later than May 4th by 11:59 pm.

-On Instagram post a picture of yourself in your college, trade school/future career gear, or an image representing your future plans.

-Include your first & last name and a brief description of your future plans.

-Tag cvhsseniors2020 AND one other CV Senior to encourage posting!

-add #CV2020Declares to your post

-If you do not have Instagram, email your declaration to which will give us permission to post your declaration to the CVHS Seniors 2020 Instagram for entry.

Spread the word to as many Campo 2020 Seniors you know! 10 lucky winners will receive a scholarship or gift card towards the future goal you have declared to the Campo community.

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Project GradNite

Dear CVHS Parents and CVHS community members,

In past years the GradNite Booster club has sponsored the GradNite event the evening before

graduation and invited all graduating seniors to a fun evening spent with their classmates in a safe environment. Food, games, prizes! We have been able to host these evenings through event ticket sales and generous contributions from our Campo Verde High School families and community members. This year the celebration will look different, but our wish to acknowledge our senior’s achievements and wish them well as they start the next chapter of their lives remains the same! We are PROUD of our Class of 2020!

We are reaching out to you, our CVHS Community, for donations of cash, gift cards, or other gifts to be shared with our graduates. We need your help more than ever before. The GradNite Boosters have committed to providing scholarships and gift cards to be raffled off to students participating in National Senior Declaration Day and would like be able to share some extra surprises when they receive their diplomas. Your donations will help this happen!

Please contact Kim Hernandez at to coordinate donation pickup/delivery.

With the greatest of appreciation,

Project GradNite Boosters

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copper coyote 2020

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Campo Verde High School is ranked 41st within Arizona. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Campo Verde High School is 35%. The total minority enrollment is 25%, and 13% of students are economically disadvantaged. Campo Verde High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Gilbert Unified District.

U.S. News 2020 Best High Schools numerically ranked nearly 18,000 schools nationwide this year. The Best High Schools rankings, available online only, are produced in conjunction with RTI International, a global research firm. U.S. News doesn’t collect data directly from high schools – all data comes directly from official third-party sources. U.S. News receives AP and IB data directly from the College Board and International Baccalaureate, respectively, for use in the rankings. The state assessment data and graduation rates are from each state, and other data comes from the U.S. Department of Education Common Core of Data.


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We’re excited and privileged to recognize your school as a 2019-20 PLTW Distinguished School. This recognition means you are empowering students to thrive in an evolving world and achieving exemplary results from your PLTW high school programs.

Your school is one of 143 PLTW high school programs across the country to receive recognition this year, and PLTW President and CEO Vince Bertram has a special message for you.

2019-2020 PLTW VIDEO

PLTW Distinguished Schools


new marquee

If you haven't yet, you may want to take a drive by campus to check out our NEW MARQUEE! The former marquee was great for the ten years it served us all, but the new one makes a BOLD statement! "Every Person, Every Day!"
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Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! We want you to be aware that your Gilbert Public Schools GSuite for Education account will be suspended on Sunday, June 28th, and eventually deleted. The district recommends that you take steps on your own now if you want to access any files that you have created in your Google account.

Click HERE or on the image below for detailed instructions on how to transfer or download your information. Thank you.


Class rank 2020 seniors

Class rank is required and used by colleges and universities on transcripts submitted for entrance evaluation and is based on the grades earned in classes that meet or exceed graduation requirements. Under usual circumstances, senior class rank is determined at the end of the 8th semester. Due to COVID-19, class rank for the 2019-2020 seniors will be determined at the end of their 7th semester. Using the Fall 2019 cumulative GPA as the class rank determination will ensure that students are not negatively impacted by current circumstances.


Hello Seniors!

Student Council is excited to announce that you can purchase your senior shirt online and have it shipped directly to your house! Please use the link below to purchase your shirt!


For all seniors:

As you are preparing to move forward with your post secondary education, please complete this transcript release form for the college you will be attending in the fall. The transcript will be sent out in June once all grades are finalized and transcribed. You can email the form back to me at Congratulations and best of luck in the future!

Click on the link below




latest information

As the College Board responds to the impact of the coronavirus, our top priorities are your health and safety.

Right now, public health officials have made it clear it's not safe to gather students in one place. Many states have closed their schools for the rest of the academic year, and globally there are widespread school closures across 192 countries. As such, we won't be able to administer the SAT® and SAT Subject Tests™ as planned on June 6, 2020.

We'll ensure that you and all students have opportunities to take the SAT to make up for this spring's lost administrations. If it's safe from a public health standpoint, we'll provide weekend SAT administrations every month through the end of the calendar year, beginning in August. This includes a new administration in September, in addition to the previously scheduled tests.

In the unlikely event that schools don't reopen this fall, the College Board will provide a digital SAT for home use, much as we're delivering digital exams for three million Advanced Placement® students this spring. As we're doing with at-home AP® Exams, we would ensure that at-home SAT testing is simple; secure and fair; accessible to all; and valid for use in college admissions.

We're committed to giving you as many chances as we can to show your strengths to admissions officers. As we navigate this evolving situation, we're working closely with our partners in higher education to ensure you have what you need as you continue on your path to college.

We'll regularly update our website with new information. Thank you for your understanding. Our thoughts are with you during this unprecedented time.

College Board


2020 AP Exam Information

Please click HERE or on the image below to view the 2020 AP Exam Information Slide Presentation.
Please complete the following form to indicate your needs for mobile tools and connectivity.

Click HERE or the image below for Student Access to Remote AP Learning and Assessments form.


ACT: State Testing Information

Administered on Each High School Campus

Original Test Date: March 24 Reschedule Test Date: Canceled

Updated March 23, 2020--The U.S. Department of Education announced on Friday, March 20, 2020, that the federal requirement for testing is waived for all states. ADE is working on submitting a waiver accordingly.

ACT : National Testing Information

Various Sites around East Valley and State of Arizona

Original Test Date: April 4 Rescheduled Test Date: June 13 or July 18

As a safety precaution, ACT has rescheduled its April testing date to June 13. All students who had registered for the April 4 administration date will receive an email communication directly from ACT informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to the June 13 or July 18 national testing dates.

For more specific information regarding national ACT test administration, students and families may visit for the most up to date communications.

SAT: National Testing Information

Various Sites around East Valley and State of Arizona

Original Make Up Date: March 28 Rescheduled Make Up Date: Canceled

Original Test Date: May 2 Rescheduled Test Date: Canceled

Original Test Date: June 6 Canceled

March and May national testing dates have been canceled due to the rapidly evolving situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19). Students who have already registered for the May 2 administration date or were scheduled for the March 28 make up date will receive refunds. Additional information will be shared with students directly from the College Board.

For more specific information regarding national SAT test administration, students and families may visit for the most up to date communications.

PSAT 8/9: Site Testing Information

Administered at Highland High School to Pre-AP Enrolled Freshman

Original Test Date: April 28 Canceled for Spring 2020

Due to the extended school closures, Highland High School-based test administration for its Pre-AP students has been canceled. Gilbert Public Schools continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and will update this information as necessary.

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams: National Testing Information

Administered on Each High School Campus

March 20, 2020, from College Board--As schools and communities navigate the unprecedented challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the health and safety of educators and students are the AP Program’s top priorities. Here is how the College Board is supporting schools:

The solutions the College Board is providing is meant to be as simple and lightweight as possible for both students and teachers--without creating additional burdens for any stakeholders during this time.

  • Traditional face-to-face exam administrations will NOT take place for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Some students may want to take their AP exam(s) sooner rather than later, there will be two (2) different testing dates identified (not yet determined).

The full exam schedule, specific free-response question types that will be on each AP Exam, and additional testing details will be available by April 3, 2020.

The College Board will unlock any relevant free-response questions in AP Classroom for digital use so students may access all practice questions of the type that will appear on the upcoming exams.

The AP Program will invest heavily over the next weeks in the following ways:

  • For the 2019-2020 AP Exam Administration only, students can take a 45-minute online exam AT HOME. These exams are currently being developed.

  • In order to accommodate students across the nation, the AP Exam will only include topics and skills most AP teachers and students have already covered in class instruction by early March.

  • Colleges support this solution and are committed to ensuring that AP students receive the credit they have worked this school year to earn. Historically, colleges and universities have accepted a shortened AP Exam for college credit when groups of students have experienced emergencies.

  • Students will be able to take the streamlined, online AP Exams on any device they have access to--computer, tablet, or smartphone. Taking a photo of handwritten work will also be an option.

  • The College Board recognizes these digital AP Exams could cause some inequities and access issues for some low-income and rural students. Working with community partners, the College Board will invest so that all students have the tools and connectivity necessary to review AP content and take the online exam. Students who need mobile tools or support with connectivity may reach out directly to the College Board.

Test security is a concern for the College Board.

  • The exam questions are designed and administered in ways that prevent cheating. The College Board uses a range of digital security tools and techniques, including plagiarism detection software, to protect the integrity of the exams.

  • Scoring at-home work for an AP Exam is not new to the AP Program. Historically, the AP Program has received and scored at-home student work as part of the exams for the AP Computer Science Principles and AP Capstone courses.

March 16, 2020, from College Board--The AP Program is developing resources to help schools support student learning during extended closures, as well as a solution that would allow students to test at home, depending on the situation in May 2020. Additional information will be posted.

Click the image below to see AP information during the coronavirus.




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Visual Arts

*Campo Verde Digital Art Show*

Beginning May 4th, the visual arts department will be hosting a digital art show to celebrate all of our students' amazing artwork. Each day, new images will be posted on our instagram page, @Campoverdeart.

Join us in celebrating the incredible accomplishments of our students and enjoy some of the best artwork from Digital Photography, Ceramics, Drawing, and Painting.

Follow us on Instagram @Campoverdeart

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Key Club

Hello Coyote Families!

These are unprecedented times with unique challenges for everyone. Our Campo Family has an extensive community here to help! Campo Verde Key Club will begin virtual online tutoring, mentoring, and support services, called Virtual Howling Helpers, to reduce stress and academic challenges students may face in the upcoming weeks. Attached is a form where students may sign up to receive academic support from a student helper/tutor. Once filled out, each student will be paired to a volunteer. Through email communication, both parties will agree on a desired time for live Webex (Chromebook video chat) tutoring or mentoring sessions.

We encourage as many students to take advantage of this opportunity as possible! Stay safe, stay positive, stay motivated!

Click HERE or the image below to fill out the form!


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welcome new nhs members

Welcome New NHS Members 2020 2021 Video

Campo’s National Honor Society is proud to welcome our newest members:

The new National Honor Society (NHS) members for 2020-2021 are:

Boddy, Maddyn

Briseno, Grace

Chacon, Anthony

Dechristina, Jackson

Eltiste, Sara

Goluba, Regan

Griggs, Arwen

Haluska, Addison

Heijligers, Presley

Jinon, Neryanne

Kedzierski, Kandon

Kelsch, Isabela

Marushak, Ava

Mckern, Haley

McMullen, Nathaniel

Moyer, Weilan

Panda, Archan

Ramirez, Alexander

Reyes, Adriana

Rucka, Grace

Ruesch, Trista

Schnepf, Dallin

Scroggins, Allison

Seelye, Hunter

Smith, Kylie

Sneath, Lauren

Stewart, Connor

Sweet, Ashley

Taylor, Trent

Villone, Sage

Wasserbeck, Abigail

Wright, Rachel

Please join us in congratulating these outstanding students. Due to the current situation, the

Induction ceremony has been postponed until the beginning of 2020-2021 school year.

The new date will be communicated as soon as it has been determined. At the induction ceremony, we will acknowledge the accomplishments of these students in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Community Service, and Character.

In the coming school year, Campo’s NHS program will support students through a variety of

resources to help them continue developing leadership, cultivate a love of giving back, and

prepare for the next phase in their academic journey and beyond. We look forward to their

contribution to building a better school community.

In the meantime, please enjoy our welcome video from our current National Honors Society

officers which highlights each of our new members!

If you have any questions on Campo Verde’s NHS, please contact Mrs. Shawna Stea at


All NHS Service hours need to be completed by May 8, 2020

NHS Members:

Continue your Community Service requirements with the following Social Distancing Volunteer suggestions:

When possible, take a photo and upload on Google Classroom under Social Distancing Volunteering and record how long it took for your hours at: Second Semester NHS Hrs log, posted January 16th.

Check out the following:

· Free Rice - Students take quizzes and every question they answer donates 10 grains of rice to the World Food Programme. Join our Campo Verde NHS Group with this Group code: QQ3D3FMP

From the website: How does Freerice work?

“As you play Freerice and answer questions right, advertisements appear on your screen. When you see one of these advertisements, you trigger a financial payment to the World Food Programme (WFP) to support its work saving and changing lives around the world.”

So, join our NHS group today and start feeding the world! Let’s compete to see who can donate the most rice! (Track your time, 1-hour playing is one hour of volunteering.)

· Start virtual tutoring sessions via Google Hangouts or other means - many students do not have family members that can tutor them at home and are missing out on the individual instruction they need.

· Are you science oriented? Check out Zooniverse at it is a website online that allows people to volunteer their time to compiling/analyzing data online for various projects/experiments

· Video Chat with an elderly person or someone feeling lonely.

· Cook a meal and deliver it to the front door of someone’s home. (Take a photo and upload on Google Classroom under Social Distancing Volunteering, make sure to mention why you picked this family and log your time)

· Bake cookies for someone and deliver to their front door! (take a photo and log your time. As you post your photo, indicate why you picked this person or family.)

· Make encouragement cards for someone in need or in isolation (nursing home, those stuck at home, etc). (Take photos and track your time)

· Make thank you cards for health care workers, fire department, police, grocery store workers, etc. (Take photos and track your time.)

· Take your band instrument to an elderly person’s home and play for them on their front porch or lawn. (Have someone video it and post it!)

· Tutor a classmate or friend online

· Give blood after you get your parents permission. Blood banks are dangerously low, see link for more information: (keep track of your time, it is at least one hour!)

· Make a monetary donation to a credible organization. NOTE: You can donate as much as you want, but we will only give 1 hour of service no matter the size of the donation. (Take a phot of your receipt and upload)

· Find out what the needs are in your community:

o In Gilbert

o Food donations are needed.

· Write a snail mail letter to a relative, family friend that lives far away or someone in need of encouragement. Ask your church leader for a list of homebound members and write a letter to some of them. Take a photo of the complete address and stamped mail. Then mail it!

· Pick up trash in a specific area. Take photos while collecting trash. You could also invite a friend to virtually collect with you in a separate area. (track your time and post your photos!) -This is my favorite and easy to do!

· Volunteer for LibriVox: Read and record books in all languages for free on the internet. (Track your time and post a photo!)

And finally,

· Check out for more great ideas on service you can do from home!

Email me any questions at

Now get started, the world is waiting!


Journalism Club

The Journalism club just finished up the May issue of the Campo Zine, the last issue for this year. This last issue is in digital format since we can't distribute print copies, of course. Click the picture, or the link below to see the final issue.

If you would like to learn more about the Campo Voice, submit an article, or see past issues, please visit the Your Voice Matters website.


Photography Club

15 Digital Photo students were chosen by Campo's staff and students to represent Campo at the Congressional Art Competition this year. Congressman Andy Biggs and his staff will judge the competition and the winner will be given a free trip to Washington D.C., where their artwork will be hung in the U.S. Capitol building! Unfortunately, the competition is on hold for the time being, but their artwork has been submitted.

Click HERE to see the Google Photos album containing the photos which were submitted.


** Nine students from Campo Verde were chosen to have their photographs displayed at the Art Intersection Gallery in downtown Gilbert as part of the annual 'Emerge' Exhibition.

Hundreds of High School and College Students from across the Valley submit their artwork to be considered for this prestigious show. This exhibit is currently closed due to Covid-19.

Click HERE to see the Google Photos album containing the photos which were submitted.


counseling department news


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Counselor (A-DA)- Mr. Baker’s Google site link

Counselor (De-Ho)- Ms. Harter’s Google site link

Counselor (Hu-Mi)- Mrs. McManus’s Google site link

Counselor (Mo-Se)- Mrs. Schroeder’s Google site link

Counselor (Sh-Z)- Mrs. Carpenter’s Google site link

Counselor- Mr. Frontczak’s Google site link

Academic Support- Mr. Wirth's Google site link

Arizona University Reps

GCU Admissions rep: Raza Fernandez,

ASU Admissions rep: Taylor Piazza

NAU Admissions rep: Lindsay Wilson,

UofA Admissions rep: Ellen Cyrier,

2020 Scholarship Info. needed

Has your student been offered a scholarship award? (Whether they will accept it or not.)
Please click on the following link to complete the scholarship information form. This link can also be found on the Senior Information page under Counseling. Please fill out a form for each scholarship offered.

2020 Scholarship Information

Thank you,
CVHS Counseling

Program recognition is not guaranteed if your information was not provided by Monday April 20, 2020. We realize that not all scholarships will be awarded by this date. We apologize for any student recognition that will be missed.





Hello to all of our CV Physical Education Students. We hope you are staying healthy and active during this time. Research suggests that exercise and activity are closely related to levels of happiness (the more you exercise the happier you are).


Remember to get at least 8 hours of sleep per night and the BEST (deepest best sleep) hours occur between 10pm-2am so be sure to get your rest and do your best to get to sleep at a reasonable time. Some sleep habit reminders...... shower first, clean comfortable pajamas, brush and floss, dark room, cool temperature, and put ELECTRONICS in another room!


This time out of school will present each of us with multiple opportunities to become the best person we can be. Try to focus on positive activities such as reading, getting outdoors, and exercising.


Be sure to surround yourself with positive and high achieving people that help you to be your best and make you feel good about who you are.

JOIN US (CV PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT) on Instagram (Cv_PE2020) to see videos of all of us staying active and healthy. Follow us on TWITTER as well @CampoStrength as we are posting a lot of great workouts and ways to stay active and healthy!


A Message from Coach Cornell

TIPS FOR WELLNESS...(Especially during these stressful times).......

1). MOVE "every day"! ( be sure to get outside and be active) You will feel so much better!
2). Increase your FRUIT & VEGETABLE intake (vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, essentials).
3). CREATE A DAILY ROUTINE (healthy habits, eating schedule, limit snacking, healthy eating).
a). Good sleep habits (relaxing before bed): cut off screen time 1 hour before, clean sheets,
comfortable PJ's, cool temperature in room, and most importantly relaxing thoughts.
Don't try to solve problems in your head.... if you think of something, let it move
will still be there for you to solve the next day.
b). Focus on your "CONTROLLABLES" or what you can control....let the other stuff go!
c). Limit screen time (you will be happier, have more energy, and feel better overall).
d). Don't Isolate yourself (communicate with others and reach out for help).
for all of your MANY blessings.


1. Stress affects EVERYONE!

-Some may cope more effectively and recover more quickly.

-Stress may be short term or occurrences that continue over time.

-3 Types of Stress: 1). ROUTINE STRESS (every day work, school. etc. 2). TRAUMATIC STRESS (accident, disaster, death, injury, etc) 3). SUDDEN CHANGE STRESS: Stress brought on by sudden negative change (job loss, divorce, illness)

2. Not all stress is bad!

-Can motivate people to perform at their best or "rise to the occasion" (high achieving people feel stress).

-Can be "life saving" in times of danger (brain more "wired in").

3. Long term stress can harm health

-Chronic / long term stress can damage the immune system, digestion, sleep, and reproductive issues.

-Headaches, sleeplessness, sadness, anger, irritable behavior.

-If Long term stress occurs heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and mental disorders can develop.


1. Recognize the signs of stress.

2. GET HELP! Talk to a health care provider.

3. Regular EXERCISE!

4. Relaxing activities (yoga, tai chi, gentle exercises)

5. Set PRIORITIES (what must get done and what can wait).... You don't have to do everything at once!

6. Stay connected to FRIENDS and FAMILY that can provide support and help!

-Coach Cornell



SLEEP is an important discussion topic in our Physical Education Department and specifically with our Student-Athletes. Here are some important SLEEP tips:

*Approximately 70% of HS students are not getting enough sleep each night.

*BENEFITS OF SLEEP: Improved concentration, mood stability, improved decision making, etc.

*SLEEP ROUTINES: Consistency is key, try to get at least 8 hours per night, keep the hour leading up to bed time free of electronics, use dimmer switches / lower lights, Bedroom cool and dark, Hygiene (Shower, brush, floss, clean PJ's), and calm your mind, happy thoughts, relaxed.

Be sure to follow CV Strength and Conditioning on Instagram at



performing arts


April Performing Arts Students of the Month

  • Jack Hanus, Band
  • Riley Hague, Choir
  • Ryne Karpowitz, Theatre Arts
  • Taytum Coons, Orchestra


Marching Band

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In the Eye of The Storm

The performing arts faculty are gearing up for the next school year for marching band season and all ensembles. We believe these programs are integral to the student experience and actually enhance it because of performances, self-discipline, team building, time management, and ongoing constructive feedback. Our music programs build a close-knit family where individual talents and strengths bloom while stimulating brain development that will benefit students throughout their lives. Interested in learning more? Check out our website at:

During this time of social distancing and home-based classrooms, faculty and staff have connected with students, parents, and boosters using social media, teleconference, phone calls, and online classroom engagement. It has been a time of significant change and creative problem solving that has led to innovation, appreciation, and alternative approaches to accomplishing goals. Even in the midst of uncertainty, one thing is for sure: We miss each other and the activities that unify us throughout the school year. It's been said that when people are forced to disengage and isolate themselves, many people find their greatest moments of inspiration and discovery. Think about it. Over the past few weeks, have you taken advantage of the extra time at home by picking up a new hobby or really digging into current hobbies and interests? Amazingly, in the eye of the storm....... calmness, focus, ingenuity, and gratitude can be found. Interested in reading more? Check out the article below:

A Pandemic is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Save the Dates:

4/13/20 Happy Birthday Mr. Mitchell!

4/20/20 Marching Band Orientation Meeting 7pm (Zoom link will be emailed out)

4/23/20 BPO Parent Info Meeting 6:30pm (Zoom link will be emailed out)

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent state response, all spring AMEA events have been cancelled. As a result, students who made regionals were unable to audition and participate in the AMEA State All-State Festival and Symphonic Strings was unable to participate in the AMEA All-State Concert Festival. However, we commend these students for excelling in their music studies!

Congratulations to our Strolling pianist Kylie Smith (sophomore) on her original composition being chosen to be featured at the Yamaha Junior Original Composition National Concert held in Boston in May. Her composition is titled “Le réverbère”, which translates to “The Street Light”. If you’d like to hear her beautiful composition, you can find it here at this link:

“Le réverbère”

Website and Social Media

Keep up to date on orchestra program news and events at

Like or follow us on these social media platforms:

Facebook: CVHSOrchestra

Instagram: campoverdeorchestras

#CamposGotTalent Campaign

Do you have a hidden talent that you want to share to our Campo community in an effort to uplift others and have some fun? Perhaps you sing, play an instrument, can do trick shots, flips, or magic tricks. Whatever it is, we'd love to see it! You can post it to Twitter or Instagram with the #camposgottalent hashtag. We can’t wait to see what you post!


Library News


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Watch this instructional VIDEO to learn a new skill (Adobe Spark) all while helping others.
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SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 30, 2020, SYNC will give away two complete audiobooks a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at

Stay in touch to see the latest resources:

CVHS Library Google Site

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book club

Book Club: We will have virtual meetings every Thursday at 3pm. Check your remind or email Mrs. Flaherty for the Webex link.

Here is the Library’s Google Site. It has access to ebooks, audio books, databases, and fun stuff too! Follow CampoLibrary on Twitter, Instagram and youtube!

Here are some topics for you and your teen to discuss to make sure they are handling their webex meetings appropriately:

  • Where is an appropriate place for you to be when you are video conferencing for school? Consider distractions and where other family members are. Broadcasting from the bedroom is a little intimate for a class setting. If they must, help them carve out a space where they can have peace and quiet but that doesn't convey too many personal details.

  • Do you know how to mute audio and video? When is it appropriate to do those things?

  • How do you participate during video conferences? Discuss with your teen if they are expected to submit information in the chat feature for each class? Are they expected to speak verbally or are they muted by their teachers in their classes?

  • Review the GPS Remote Learning Guidelines together.

If your student is having any technical problems with his/her Chromebook, please call our GPS Technology Services department at 480-497-3417, or click below for more information:


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