Corona High School Panther Prowl

A Tradition of Excellence - Since 1896

Greetings Panther Families

Hopefully your fall season has been a great one for you and your family. With Halloween next week, there are usually questions that come up regarding costumes. Students are allowed to wear them, but we do expect our district dress code to be followed. Students need to be identifiable, which means no masks or full-face make up is allowed. Also, no simulated weapons will be allowed either for safety reasons. Have a safe ending to October as November is right around the corner!

And now, here's your Panther Prowl for October 27, 2017.

Antonio Gonzalez, Ed.D.,


Schoolwide News

Corona STEM Academy

Last week staff members from our Health Careers pathway of the Corona STEM Academy got to visit the Los Angeles Lakers' training facility. Our team got to meet with their head athletic trainer, Mark Nunez. The Lakers organization has donated items to Corona High School in the past through Jim Winn's (Health Careers Pathway and Sports Medicine teacher) partnership and this is part of that continued support. Please follow this link for more information:

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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! The nomination window is open through December 2017.

Life Changer:

Go Fund Me:

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Run for the Red C

The annual Run for the Red C 5K Run/Walk is finally upon us! This year's theme is a glow run and will be held at the Dos Lagos golf course tomorrow, Saturday, October 28th beginning at dusk. This is a great way to support Corona High School girls athletics. Please see flyer below for registration information.
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Link Crew

Link's 3rd Annual Haunted Theatre is back for two days only: October 30th and 31st in our PAC from 3:00-5:00 pm.

Performing Arts: Madrigals

Madrigals performed at RCC and were hosted by two Corona alumni who are now part of RCC's Chamber Choir.

Mark your calendars for the Solo Concert, which takes place on November 4 at 7:00 pm in our Performing Arts Center. Our performers get to sing their favorite song of choice!

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Athletics News

Come on out and support our athletics teams! We compete in one of the toughest leagues in Southern California in just about any sport. Our student-athletes work love to see you at our contests. And don't forget to wear red!

Boys water polo: Congratulations to our boys water polo team for claiming the Big VIII league title for the second year in a row by beating a great Santiago team, 10-9 in a back-and-forth match up. We will likely be hosting a home CIF first-round playoff match on Tuesday, October 31. Location, start time, and opponent will all be released by CIF on Sunday at 10:00 am. Come on out and support our boys as they look to make another deep run into the playoffs. Last season we were Division 5 semi-finalists, but this year we have moved up to a much tougher Division 3.

Baseball: Our CIF Division 1 runner-ups and Big VIII league champions will be having their 4th Annual Halloween Costume game on Monday October 30th. Come out and see our boys suited up in their costumes playing baseball and having a good time. The game starts immediately after school, and we will stop the game about 3:45 pm, so anybody and everybody can come on the field and take pictures with their favorite Panther ballplayers. See you there!

Girls Soccer: Soccer tryouts for 9th and 10th [only] grade girls interested in playing soccer are November 7th at 3:00 pm in Panther Stadium. Girls must have an athletic clearance packet on file prior to trying out.

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Counseling Department

A community crisis counselor, accompanied by Dr. Schneider, will be speaking in health classes next week about crisis management.

Norco College will be here next week to help students complete their college application. Please encourage your student to seek this support if s/he is planning on attending Norco College.

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!

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"

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...

Career Day & CTE Expo

Please join CNUSD, Corona Chamber of Commerce and Norco College for our annual Career Day & CTE Expo at Norco College on Saturday, October 28. THIS IS TOMORROW!
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