COYOTE UPDATE

The Official Newsletter of Combs High School

September 17


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GO COYOTES !!!!!

SPOTLIGHT COYOTES

CHS AP SCHOLAR AWARD STUDENTS

The AP Scholar Awards are academic distinctions for students to cite among their credentials on applications and resumes. Students do not receive any monetary award from the College Board.


Criteria

AP Scholar: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.


AP Scholar with Honors: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.


AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who display exceptional achievement across a variety of disciplines.

CHS STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

HOMECOMING PARADE COMMITTEE

The annual Combs High School Homecoming has grown over the years and the community always looks forward to seeing: floats and vehicles featuring local Police & Firefighters, area business owners, student clubs/athletes, the CHS Marching Band, the 2021 Homecoming Court, and much more.

This year’s activities are quickly approaching! The Homecoming Parade is looking for new committee members to help organize and plan for 2021. If you are interested in helping to continue and grow this special event please contact Mr. Laliberte at rlaliberte@jocombs.org

or Dr. Nelson at dnelson@jocombs.org.

CAMPUS CALENDAR

MON 9/20 - Site Council, Google Meets 5:00 PM

THURS 9/23 - Jostens on campus for Cap and Gown orders, Cafeteria during lunches

COUNSELORS CORNER

Did you know?? We continue to focus on Accountability as our Coyote Care focus of the month. Follow this link to another excellent TED Talk on accountability and the teenage brain.


Did you know?? Several fees are coming due for the various assessments we have on campus. October 13 is the PSAT/SAT and the fees for AP tests are due by October 15. Please pay your fees at the bookstore and bring your receipt to Mrs. McDowell in 538.


Upcoming Counseling Events:


  • September 23: Virtual visits with NAU during all 3 lunches...watch your emails for the room number
  • September 24: Virtual Visit with U of A during conference time in the College and Career Center
  • September 27: Start of Fall Break

UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPT 27- OCT 4 - NO SCHOOL, Fall Break

OCT 1 - FAFSA OPENS for APPLICATIONS

OCT 7- PICTURE RE-TAKES

OCT 13 - SAT TESTING

NOV 4 - 6pm PARENT UNIVERSITY (see below)

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COMBS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Combs High School presents
"Trap!" by Stephen Gregg October 14, 15, and 18 at 7 pm, tickets available at www.etix.com

Community Auditions for "Dustin the Star Duster" have been postponed until October. For information www.art4kids.net. Performances December 18 at 3 pm and 7 pm

Combs Middle School Band and Orchestra Concert, September 21 at 6 pm. Free tickets at www.etix.com
Seating is limited.

Combs High School Orchestra, Choir and Guitar Concert, September 21 at 7 pm. Free tickets at www.etix.com
Seating is limited.

SEPTEMBER BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MENU

NEW FOOD SERVICE SOFTWARE

I hope you are having a great beginning of the new school year.


I wanted to share with you that we have a new software that is used for everything related to the Food Service Department.


The Titan Family Portal is a our new secure online system for convenient access and a user-friendly experience in managing meals at school.


The Titan Family Portal allows families/staff to:

  • Submit an online application for free and reduced meals
  • See menus, allergens and nutritional information
  • Remotely monitor children's cafeteria meal accounts
  • Make online payments to children's cafeteria accounts
  • Set up automatic, recurring payments
  • Set up low account balance email or text alerts

The Titan Family Portal may be accessed via:

Website: https://family.titank12.com/

or

Mobile app: parents may access their account by searching for Titan Family Connect app in your phone’s app store.

FAN POLICY 2021

Fall Athletics are underway at CHS!

Fans will be limited to 50% capacity and all tickets must be purchased from GoFan: link below

Admission Prices: Adult- $6 Student- $5

There will be no cash accepted at home games.

Activity Passes are available for purchase in the bookstore.

Which will allow the purchaser admission to all 2021-2022 CHS home athletic events.

Adult Pass: $50

Student Pass: $40

CHS Student Pass: $15

FAMILY PASS (immediate family only): $200

SEALED Water Bottles will be the ONLY food or drink permitted into games.

PURCHASE TICKETS FROM GoFan

All home game tickets must be purchased using GoFan

FOOTBALL @ Mesquite

Friday, Sep. 17th, 7pm

500 South McQueen Road

Gilbert, AZ

BADMINTON vs. Campo Verde

Monday, Sep. 20th, 4pm

GYM

VOLLEYBALL @ Coronado

Monday, Sep. 20th, 4pm

7501 East Virginia Avenue

Scottsdale, AZ

FR/SO - 4:00 PM

JV - 5:00 PM

VARSITY - 7:00 PM

Boys GOLF vs. Poston Butte, Queen Creek

Tuesday, Sep. 21st, 3pm

21515 East Village Loop Road North

Queen Creek, AZ

BADMINTON @ Dysart

Tuesday, Sep. 21st, 4pm

11425 North Dysart Road

El Mirage, AZ

VOLLEYBALL vs. Dysart

Tuesday, Sep. 21st, 4pm

GYM

FR/SO - 4:00 PM

JV - 5:00 PM

VARSITY - 6:00 PM

Girls GOLF @ Gilbert

Wednesday, Sep. 22nd, 3pm

1800 West Guadalupe Road

Gilbert, AZ

FR/SO FOOTBALL vs. WestPoint

Wednesday, Sep. 22nd, 6pm

COYOTE STADIUM

BADMINTON @ Cortez

Thursday, Sep. 23rd, 4pm

8828 North 31st Avenue

Phoenix, AZ

VOLLEYBALL vs. Cortez

Thursday, Sep. 23rd, 4pm

GYM

FR/SO - 4:00 PM

JV - 5:00 PM

VARSITY - 6:00 PM

JV FOOTBALL @ WestPoint

Thursday, Sep. 23rd, 6pm

11620 West Encanto Boulevard

Avondale, AZ

Varsity VOLLEYBALL @ Epic Tourney

Friday, Sep. 24th, 11am

1951 North Alma School Road

Chandler, AZ

GAME TIMES - TBA

FOOTBALL vs. West Point

Friday, Sep. 24th, 7pm

COYOTE STADIUM

Varsity VOLLEYBALL @ Epic Tourney

Saturday, Sep. 25th, 8am

1951 North Alma School Road

Chandler, AZ

GAME TIMES - TBD

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COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS BREAK

14 FRIDAYS!

Notice of Non-Discrimination

J.O. Combs Unified School District #44 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in admission and access to its programs, services, activities, or in any aspect of their operations and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. J.O. Combs Unified School District #44 also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Compliance Officer for Title IX , Athletic Director, 2505 E. Germann Road, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 or 480-882-3540 and Compliance Officer for Section 504/ADA, Director of Student Services, 43371 N. Kenworthy Rd, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 or 480-987-5300.

El Districto Escolar Unificado de J.O. Combs #44 no discrimina en base a su raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o la orientación sexual para la admisión y su acceso a sus programas, servicios, actividades, o en cualquier aspecto de sus operaciones y proporciona un acceso igualitario a los Boys Scouts y otro grupos de jóvenes designados. El Districto Escolar Unificado de J.O. Combs tampoco discrimina en sus prácticas de empleo y contratación. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar las preguntas en cuanto a las pólizas de no discriminación: Funcionario de Cumplimiento de Título IX, Director Atlético 2505 E. Germann Road, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 or 480-882-3540 and Funcionario de Cumplimiento para la Sección 504/ADA, Director de Servicios Estudiantiles, 43371 N. Kenworthy Rd, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 or 480-987-5300.