COYOTE UPDATE

The Official Newsletter of Combs High School

APRIL 9


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GO COYOTES !!!!!

STAND OUT COYOTES

BOYS TENNIS HAS HAD SOME BIG WINS THIS YEAR

Our boys tennis team defeated Seton Catholic 9-0 for the first time in school history this season as well as a couple of big wins; Poston Butte 9-0 and Bradshaw Mountain 7-2. Two of our athletes have had "stand out" seasons so far.

Sophomores, Stanton Sasser and Aaron Hargrave both have a perfect 4-0 record in sectional matches with overall singles records of 8-1 and 7-3, respectively.

Way to go COYOTES!

CONGRATULATIONS MS. FURMAN

Ms. Furman was nominated for C.E.C. (Council for Exceptional Children) Outstanding General Education Teacher of the Year from staff that recognize her dedication to all students. She has been chosen as one of the Finalist.

CAMPUS CALENDAR

NOW-MAR 31 -

COVID TESTING AVAILABLE IN 300 PARKING LOT JUST WEST OF COYOTE RD AT CHS


SAT 4/10 - PROM, Villa Sienna 7:00-11:00 PM

WED 4/14 - School Board Meeting, District Office 6:00 PM

THURS 4/15 - SPRING PLAY- "She Kills Monsters" CPAC 7:00 PM

FRI 4/16 - SPRING PLAY- "She Kills Monsters" CPAC 7:00 PM

SAT 4/17 - Saturday School, Library 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WED 5/5 - Jazz Band Concert Featuring the CHS and CMS Jazz Bands CPAC 6 :00 PM

THURS 5/13 - Music Under the Stars Featuring the CHS Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble performing the music from Star Wars in the CHS courtyard

COMBS CURTAIN CALL PRESENTS

Through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals, Inc.


"She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms"

By Qui Nguyen


Performances will be April 15 and 16 at 7 pm in the CPAC. Tickets are available online for $5 for students and $8 for adults. We will charge $7 for students and $10 for adults at the door. This show does contain adult themes and language and should be considered rated PG-13.


Use this link for tickets!

ATTENTION SENIORS!!!!

Graduation will be here before you know it. Go to www.jostens.com or click the button below to order your Cap and Gown TODAY!!!!!

COUNSELORS CORNER

Did you know??? Seniors, graduation will be here before you know it and you'll soon be heading down your chosen path to meet your post secondary goals. Are you ready? If you are taking a GAP year, do you have a job or plans to fill that year? If you are going to a trade school have you applied? What about apprenticeships or internships? Are you ready to learn by doing? College bound for a certificate or degree? Have you completed your FAFSA? Have you applied to your school of choice? Have you looked at, and applied for, scholarships? There is still so much to do before you step into your place in the adulting world, and that can feel overwhelming, but there is help!


  • AskBenji is a service to help students with all things FAFSA. Questions or concerns? Text "Help" to 602-786-8171 or go to www.askbenji.org.
  • Central Arizona College is participating in a program called Text4College which allows students to have the opportunity to receive interactive text messages that help keep them on track for successful college enrollment in the fall. For more information, please visit the Text4College website at https://www.text4college.com/.

  • Several new scholarships have been added to the counseling page on the CHS website. Many have due dates that are coming up soon, so hurry and apply! To view, please go to https://combshs.jocombs.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=916904&type=d&pREC_ID=1256590

  • More questions? Ask your friendly neighborhood counselor!


2021-22 Online Registration (assistance video)

Combs Education Foundation (CEF) 2021 Scholarship

On behalf of the Combs Education Foundation Board, we are happy to announce that the scholarship portal/link for the 2021 CEF Scholarships is now open and linked below.


Combs Education Foundation Scholarship Link


Through this link you will see the following scholarships available to Combs High School Seniors. Students will need to click on the link, review the criteria for each scholarship, and if you are eligible, fill out the scholarship application. You must fill out each application for each scholarship to be eligible and may apply for multiple scholarships. These are listed below:


  • Arcadis Scholarship

  • Banner Ironwood Medical Staff Scholarship

  • Crossroads Future Community Leader Scholarship

  • Dr. Jan Langer Scholarship

  • Kyle Strong Scholarship

  • Mary Ann Cannella Memorial Scholarship

  • Tyler Hedstrom Memorial Scholarship

  • Zulfer-Thompson Career Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship




The scholarship applications will be open through April 23rd, 4pm. This will give the students interested... 2 full 2-day weekends and 2 full work weeks of time to fill out the applications.

APPLY NOW FOR THE 2021-2022 GOVERNOR'S YOUTH COMMISSION

PHOENIX - The Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) is seeking inspiring youth leaders from Arizona high schools to serve on the 2021-2022 Governor's Youth Commission (GYC). The GYC brings together a diverse group of high school students from all fifteen Arizona counties to identify and address the greatest challenges facing Arizona’s youth by developing innovative community impact projects, establishing partnerships with young leaders across the state, and advising the Governor.


Commissioners are selected through a competitive application process. If you know a high school student with a passion for service and leadership, please share this unique opportunity to serve as an ambassador in a nationally recognized leadership program! Applicants must be a sophomore, junior, or senior student during the 2021-2022 school year.


Applications are currently being accepted until May 7, 2021 at 5:00 PM from Arizona youth in all fifteen counties.

UPCOMING EVENTS

APR 22-23 - DANCE Concert

MAY 26 - GRADUATION

CPAC Events-Save the Dates

CPAC Events-Save the Dates

April 24, 2021-Piano Men Generations at 7 pm presented by TAD Entertainment celebrating the music of Elton John and Billy Joel. Tickets at https://cof.page.link/S3SF


April 9th and 10th The Murder Mystery Players of Casa Grande present "Unmasked" an original murder mystery play where the audience has to figure out "Whodunit?" Tickets available at
https://the-murder-mystery-players-of-casa-grande.ticketleap.com/

April 15, 16, 2021-"She Kills Monsters, Virtual Realms" Performed by Combs Curtain Call Theatre. Tickets available April 1, 2021 at www.etix.com

April 17, 2021 Center Stage Academy Return to the Stage Tickets at https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/18532

April 18, 2021- Arizona Cinderella State Semi Finals Pageant. Pageant is now open for girls ages birth through 21. For more information visit www.ArizonaCinderella.com

Combs High School Dance Concert
April 22, 23 at 7 pm. Tickets at www.etix.com

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SPRING SPORTS GUIDELINES

UPDATE TO ALL ATHLETES and PARENTS: We are allowing fans at our home games at limited capacity. Masks must be worn for the entirety of every game/match by all in attendance and spectators are expected to distance themselves from other parties. Admission is charged for Boys Volleyball, all tickets are purchased on GoFan: https://gofan.co/app/school/AZ67960

once capacity is met, no more tickets will be sold.

TRACK @ Marana

Friday, April 9th, 3pm

12000 West Emigh Road

Tucson, AZ

V SOFTBALL vs. Cortez

Friday, April 9th, 4pm

SB FIELD

V BASEBALL @ Cortez

Friday, April 9th, 4pm

8828 North 31st Avenue

Phoenix, AZ

Boys TENNIS vs. San Tan Foothills

Monday, April 12th, 3:30pm

TENNIS COURTS

JV SOFTBALL vs. Mesquite

Monday, April 12th, 3:45pm

SB FIELD

V SOFTBALL @ Mesquite

Monday, April 12th, 3:45pm

500 South McQueen Road

Gilbert, AZ

JV BASEBALL vs. Dysart

Monday, April 12th, 3:45pm

BB FIELD

Varsity SOFTBALL vs. Vista Grande

Tuesday, April 6th, 3:45pm

SB FIELD

V BASEBALL @ Dysart

Monday, April 12th, 4pm

11425 North Dysart Road

El Mirage, AZ

Sand VOLLEYBALL @ Salpointe Catholic

Monday, April 12th, 4pm

4001 North Country Club Road

Tucson, AZ

Girls TENNIS @ WiliamsField

Tuesday, April 13th, 3:30pm

2076 South Higley Road

Gilbert, AZ

Boys TENNIS vs. WilliamsField

Tuesday, April 13th, 3:30pm

TENNIS COURTS

V SOFTBALL @ Cortez

Tuesday, April 13th, 3:45pm

8828 North 31st Avenue

Phoenix, AZ

V BASEBALL vs. Cortez

Tuesday, April 13th, 3:45pm

BB FIELD

TRACK @ Ironwood Distance Carnival

Tuesday, April 13th, 4pm

6051 West Sweetwater Avenue

Glendale, AZ

Boys VOLLEYBALL @ Horizon Honors

Tuesday, April 13th, 4pm

16233 South 48th Street

Phoenix, AZ

JV - 4:00 PM

VARSITY - 5:00 PM

UNIFIED BASKETBALL vs. Basha

Tuesday, April 13th, 6pm

GYM

JV BASEBALL vs. Vista Grande

Wednesday, April 14th, 3:45pm

BB FIELD

Sand VOLLEYBALL vs. Veritas Prep

Wednesday, April 14th, 4pm

SAND COURTS

TRACK @ Poston Butte

Thursday, April 15th, 3pm

32375 North Gantzel Road

San Tan Valley, AZ

Girls TENNIS @ Verrado

Thursday, April 15th, 3:30pm

20050 West Indian School Road

Buckeye, AZ

Boys TENNIS vs. Verrado

Thursday, April 15th, 3:30pm

TENNIS COURTS

Boys VOLLEYBALL @ Poston Butte

Thursday, April 15th, 4:30pm

32375 North Gantzel Road

San Tan Valley, AZ

JV - 4:30 PM

VARSITY - 5:30 PM

V SOFTBALL @ Coronado

Friday, April 16th, 3:45pm

7501 East Virginia Avenue

Scottsdale, AZ

V SOFTBALL vs. Coronado

Friday, April 16th, 3:45pm

SB FIELD

Sand VOLLEYBALL @ Deer Valley

Friday, April 16th, 4pm

18424 North 51st Avenue

Glendale, AZ

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.