Corona High School Panther Prowl

A Tradition of Excellence - Since 1896

Greetings Panther Families,

The first quarter ends today, Friday, October 13, which means we are exactly halfway through the first semester. There is no greater time than now to communicate with your student's teachers to ensure success in the classroom. You can also reach out to counselors and administration for support. If you have not done so, you can create your own account to access and monitor your student's progress via Parent Connect. Please contact Elizabeth Maciel ( or Anna Aceves ( for more information.

Here's your Panther Prowl for October 13, 2017.

Antonio Gonzalez, Ed.D.


Schoolwide News

Life Changer, Mr. Niño

Mr. Jose Niño has been teaching at Corona High School since 1970. He has literally taught generations of Panthers and has had an immeasurable impact on our community well beyond our school. He has been nominated as Life Changer of the Year. Please click on the link below to submit your feedback on the impact that Mr. Niño has had in your life. For those who know him, you already know his dedication and genuine care for people and especially our students. He is a true Panther role model and is truly deserving of the Life Changer of the Year recognition!

Also, in February 2017 Mr. Niño's wife suffered a severe stroke, from which she has yet to recover. He has not returned to work since then because he has been caring for her daily. To support the man who has been so supportive of so many for so many years, a Go Fund Me account has been created to help out with medical expenses. Please support a true Panther for Life, Mr. Jose Niño!

Life Changer:

Go Fund Me:

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Corona STEM Academy

Corona High School is proud to have launched the district's first STEM Academy in CNUSD! The Corona STEM Academy is in its third year of existence and encompasses pathways in Bio-Medical Science, Health Careers, Engineering, Computer Science, and Industrial Arts (woodworking, metal/welding, and automotive technology). Click on the link below to read a case study o our engineering pathway that will be presented at the National Project Lead the Way conference ( later this month.

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Run for the Red C

Support Corona High School girls' athletics by participating in the annual Run for the Red C 5K Run/Walk. This year's theme is a glow run and will be held at the Dos Lagos golf course on Saturday, October 28th beginning at dusk.
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Performing Arts - Madrigals/Choir

Come out and support our Madrigals while enjoying some AHL hockey! They will be performing at the Citizens Business Bank Arena on October 20 for the Ontario Reign's opening weekend to help kick off the 2017-18 season. Tickets can be purchased through one of our singers.

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Performing Arts - Theater

Come see our theater students display what they've learned in class. Our annual Theater Fall Showcase will take place in our Performing Arts Center on Thursday, October 19th and Friday, October 20th; both performances will begin at 7:00 pm. The showcase will feature performances from all levels of theater classes; for many students, this will be their very first performance in front of a live audience! Tickets are on sale at the student store for $5!

Athletics News

Please support Panther Athletics by attending our events and rooting for our student athletes. They love seeing their friends, family, and Panther staff at their competitions...and wear RED!

Football's Annual Pink Out Game is tonight, Friday the 13th at 7:00 pm in our very own Panther Stadium. We will be hosting the Mustangs of Eleanor Roosevelt HS in our second Big VIII league game. Come out and support the fight against breast cancer while cheering on your Panthers!

Girls Soccer Tryouts will be on Wednesday, October 18th and Thursday the 19th in the stadium from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Students must have a physical, health insurance, and an athletic packet turned in prior to trying out. Students who do not have a packet on file will not be allowed to tryout. Contact Christine Menicucci with questions ( or 951-736-3383).

Girls Golf Prelims will be on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Rosalise Contreras and Shawna Baird will play at Menifee Lakes Golf Course.

Girls Golf Finals will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Menifee Lakes Golf Course.

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Counseling Department

Be sure to follow our counseling department via our newest Twitter account @CoronaHScounsel for the latest counseling updates. You can also stay current with text updates by signing up for your appropriate grade level:

9th grade text "81010" with the message "@corona2021"

10th grade text "81010" with the message "@corona2020"

11th grade text "81010" with the message "@corona2019"

12th grade text "81010" with the message "@corona2018"

On Friday October 20th, a representative from Montana State University--Billings will be in the College and Career Center (J-1) both lunches. Interested students can sign up in J-1.

The FAFSA ( window is now open! Be sure to complete the application early regardless of your household income level. There are many of opportunities for financial aid for college that may be available for you and/or your student!

Mr. Pruett, A-Dec (

Mr. Hernandez, Puente 10th/12th grade (

Mr. Haggins, Del-Ji (

Mrs. Martin, Jo-Pe (

Mrs. Santos, Puente 9th/11th and Pf-Top (

Ms. Tran, AVID and Torres-Var (

Ms. Babin, STEM and Vas-Z (

Dr. Schneider, Intervention Counselor

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After School Tutoring

Schoolwide after school tutoring is now in full swing. For the most updated schedule, please contact Anna Aceves ( or 951-736-3211) in the administration office.
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Social Media and Corona High School App

Follow me on Twitter @CoronaPrincipal ( and join us on Facebook (

If you have not downloaded the Corona High School app, you must! It is available for all phone formats and it's FREE! We are continuously improving its features and is a great way to stay connected. See screenshots below...