COYOTE UPDATE

SPECIAL GRADUATION EDITION: Class of 2022

MAY 12, 2022


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GO COYOTES !!!!!

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VALEDICTORIAN: Claudia Pinkerton

Claudia is an AP Scholar with Distinction, she has been involved with Arizona High School Rodeo for 4 years. She plans to attend Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas to obtain a degree in Computer Science. She is looking forward to lots of new and fun experiences in college.

SALUTATORIAN: Tina Vo

Tina is an AP Scholar. She plans to attend ASU and obtain a degree in Engineering. Tina is looking forward to finding success and living a comfortable life and just wants to make her family proud.

THANK YOU TO SETH VALDEZ FOR CREATING THE 2022 SENIOR SIGN!!! GOOD JOB

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PARKING LOT PAINTING

SENIORS that purchased a Senior Parking space will need to be at the student parking lot Saturday morning 7:00 - 10:00 AM to paint over your spot. Paint will be provided.

FINAL EXAMS

Final Exams for SENIORS ONLY will be taken

May 19th (1st, 3rd, 5th period)

May 20th (2nd, 4th, 6th period)


*NO EARLY FINALS WILL BE GIVEN

SENIOR CHECK OUT

MAY 19th and 20th:


Teachers - make sure you have returned any equipment or classroom supplies

Library - return all checked out books

Athletics - return all uniforms and equipment

Nurse - pick up any medication that was left in Nurse's office

Bookstore - make sure you have no outstanding fees

Technology - chrome books must be returned in the Library either Thursday 5/19 or Friday 5/20


ALL SCHOOL BOOKS, EQUIPMENT, etc. MUST BE RETURNED AND FEES PAID TO ENSURE THAT SENIORS WILL RECEIVE THEIR DIPLOMA

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SENIOR SUNSET

MAY 20th


  • 5:30 PM - Dinner in Cafeteria, SENIORS ONLY - casual dress
  • 6:30 PM - Ceremony in Gym, time capsule celebration, most inspiring teacher, slideshow - Seniors and Parents invited - SENIORS wear Cap and Gown

**SENIORS - remember to bring your Cap & Gown for ceremony after dinner.

SENIOR TRIP - MAY 21st

SENIORS need to report to CHS (student parking lot) Friday night at 2:15 AM to depart at 3:00 AM

Seniors will be attending Disneyland and California Adventures, including Grad Nite special event and are expected to return to CHS at 10 :00 AM Sunday morning.

Graduation Practice

TUESDAY MAY 24th


  • 6:30 PM - SENIORS ARRIVE to Large Gym to line up
  • 6:45 PM - Begin March to Coyote Stadium for practice

GRADUATION PRACTICE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL GRADUATING SENIORS

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FEES

Any Senior that owes fees will not receive a diploma.

Fees must be taken care of by Tuesday, May 24th.

CHS Bookstore is open Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 2:45 pm.

Fees can also be paid online (link below)

ONLINE PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY MAY 20th.

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SUBMIT PAYMENTS.

Combs High School Webstore

Pay fees here: Instructions are available for first time users

Seniors must complete their required 22 credits in order to participate in the graduation ceremony ALL ONLINE transcripts must have been received by May 1st

ATTENDING GRADUATION

The commencement ceremony will take place in the football stadium.

There are no restrictions for number of guests per graduate.

The stage will be set up on the NORTH end of the field. FEMALE graduates will be seated on the WEST side and MALE students on the EAST.

We ask that all in attendance be respectful to all who have come to share in this special event. Individuals who engage in inappropriate or disruptive behavior will be removed from the event.


For the consideration of others, please DO NOT bring airhorns, noisemakers or balloons.

If you need wheelchair seating please contact Mrs. Miller 480-882-3554

Graduation Ceremony Parking

There will be multiple options available for families to park near CHS campus. There will be CHS staff members patrolling in golf carts for those that need assistance to the stadium. Please be aware of traffic control, have patience, especially when exiting the area and as always be safe.
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GRADUATION ATTIRE


  • GIRLS - Dress or Dress slacks and dress shirt
  • BOYS - Dress slack with dress shirt and tie


*NO Jeans, shorts, flip flops or tennis shoes

GRADUATION CAPS and GOWNS MAY NOT BE DECORATED IN ANY MANNER

Standard issued TASSEL is the only tassel that will be permitted.

GRADUATION CEREMONY

Wednesday May 25th 7:00 PM


  • SENIORS must be in Gym by 6:15 PM
  • SENIORS, must carry cap and gown to gym - do not wear them.
  • DO NOT bring any other personal items into the gym, it will not be secure during ceremony

CAPTURING THE MEMORY

Lou Coopey Photography will be at our graduation ceremony taking pictures of all Graduates when they receive their diplomas. These photographs can be purchased on Lou Coopey's website: www.loucoopey.com by clicking on event photos. Proofs will be available to view about 1 week after graduation

Lou Coopey: 480-830-5667

Please do not enter the field for any reason until commencement ceremony is complete.

GRADUATION LIVE STREAM

Graduation will be live streamed for any friends and family members that are unable to attend the ceremony. The link is below.
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GRADUATION/SENIORS Q & A

I think I earned a cord, Where do I get it? Cords are given out by the club sponsor or staff member that is over the specific group. There will be a staff member with unaccounted for cords in the gym Wednesday before graduation begins.

Are Seniors getting yard signs this year? YES! The signs have been distributed - if you have not received your sign, it can be picked up in the bookstore.

When will I get my yearbook? Yearbooks are expected to be delivered by May 20th. Students that have pre-ordered and paid for their yearbook can pick it up in the bookstore. If you did not pre-order one, but would like to purchase one, there is a list you can put your name on and purchase one if there are extras.

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ADDITIONAL GRADUATION INFORMATION

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PEACE OUT!

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.