The Coyote Howl

Campo Verde High School

December 7, 2021

Vision: Preparing every person for tomorrow through experiences founded on relationships, relevance, and rigor.

Mission: Every Person, Every Day

Core Values: Community, Values, Honor, Scholarship

Principal's Message

Hello CV Family,

We are definitely looking at a sprint as we head into the last leg of this semester! We have many opportunities for students to receive tutoring from students, teachers, and through events such as Link Crew’s Cocoa and Cram which will take place on Wednesday, December 8th, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. The end of the semester can be a stressful time for students which is one reason we plan the CV Wellness Week for this week. Events will be held throughout the week to help students with some of the challenges that come with this time of year. We truly have an amazing school community and I know our staff is appreciative of our parents and students. I would encourage you to reach out to any staff members that make an impression on your student. A simple message from a parent is extremely meaningful and appreciated.

Below are some areas I would like to share with you and encourage you to explore further in the newsletter.

2nd Semester Road Construction: The Town of Gilbert reached out to let us know of a traffic change that will impact our return to campus to start off the second semester. Quartz Street will be closed between Germann Road and Coyote Drive. More details are provided in the newsletter, including a map.

Cardiac Screening Day 1/13: CV Biomed is partnering with the Anthony Bates Foundation to provide cardiac screenings for students from ages ten to adults. More information can be found in the newsletter, but I wanted to highlight this opportunity for our community.

CVHS Site Council Meeting: On December 1st, our School Resource Officer (SRO), Officer Dietz, and SVJH SRO, Officer Avery, presented on drug awareness and trends. The parents that were in attendance provided very positive feedback and would like for us to have another presentation so we could reach more parents. We will look for a second semester date for a presentation if we have enough interest from our community.

Thank you for your continued support and please let us know how we can support you and your student!

Mr. Tyler Dumas


Campo Verde High School

Every Person, Every Day!

Just a reminder to follow us on our CAMPO VERDE HIGH SCHOOL WEBSITE

and on social media.

Instagram: @cvhsmrdumas

Twitter: @CVHSMrDumas


important campus information


Please click the appropriate link below to view important campus information.







Seniors: Please fill out the transcript release form for any colleges that you have applied to. You can return it to me in person or to my email: If you need a transcript sent quickly you can create an acccount with There is a $4.25 fee for each transcript.


road closure

The Town of Gilbert’s contractor continues work on the Germann Road Improvements and needs to conduct work on the north side of Germann Road at Quartz Street.

In order to work on Roosevelt Water Conservation District (RWCD) facilities as part of the project, this work needs to be conducted during a scheduled dry-up, which is scheduled to begin December 20.

To accommodate this work and improvements to the north side of Germann Road at Quartz Street, the following restriction will be in place: Quartz Street will be CLOSED north of Germann Road to just south of the Campo Verde High School driveway beginning December 20 through January 11.

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Click the image below to download the End of Semester Final Exam Schedule.



Mrs. Laura Contreras, Assistant Principal

Academics and Counseling

Grade Level: Seniors

Freshmen A - E

Administrative Assistant:

Liz Oliphant 480.545.3100 X 2102


Counseling Department

School Counselors:

A-Co - Mrs. Dewarrat

Cr-Ha - Ms. Diggs

He-Me -Mrs. McManus

Mi-Sa - Mrs. Lange

Sc-Z - Mrs. Carpenter

Academic and Wellness Coaches:

Academic Interventionist- Mrs. Duckett

Mental Health Counselor- Mr. Baker

College and Career Advisors:

College and Career Center Coordinator - Mrs. Amy Jacobson

On-Site CGCC Rep - Mrs. Chris Sabel

Counseling Secretary:

Mrs. Laurie Prosper 480-545-3100 Ext. 2121

* The CVHS Counseling Department has a new and improved website: CAMPO COUNSELING

* Follow the CVHS Counseling Department on Instagram: @cvhs_counseling_dept

* Take a look at our Senior Checklist for important information.


2nd semester schedule changes

As we end the first semester of the school year, students and parents should review second semester schedules to ensure that students are scheduled correctly. Students have an opportunity to meet with their counselor prior to December 8th to make any necessary adjustments.

If you have one of the following issues with your schedule, please schedule a time to meet with your counselor no later than December 8th:

  1. Missing a class

  2. Scheduled into a class that you have already taken

  3. Incorrect level

  4. Missing a required course


ECAP Presentation

ECAP: Four Year Plan

All students have seen a presentation about ECAP (Education-Career Action Plan) in their Advisory class. We have attached a copy of the slide show here for your reference. Part of the presentation shows students how to enter their four-year plan for classes into the Infinite Campus Academic Planning feature. ALL students must have their plan entered by May of this school year. It is from this planner that all course requests will be filled. Again, please review these choices with your child to ensure that it is accurate and complete. These plans may be changed as students learn more about themselves and their plans for the future. The classes entered for sophomore year will be locked in February.

If you or your child have any questions, we encourage you to contact the assigned counselor. We are happy to help in this process.


Pre-ACT Registration

Campo is excited to offer another practice standardized testing opportunity. The PreACT will take place on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Sign up is open in the bookstore Monday, November 8 - Friday, December 17. The cost of the test is $25. This is a great opportunity for juniors to practice before the official ACT which will be given on March 1, 2022. More details on the PreACT can be found here.

There are many benefits to the PreACT:

Identify your current academic readiness for college and career using your PreACT score report

  • Predict how you'll perform on the ACT after an additional year of learning

  • Determine skills you can improve based on your performance

  • Explore how your career aspirations align with your interests

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Coyote time

For the rest of the semester, we will focus on wellness and preparation for final exams.

Our CV Wellness Week Outline includes all of the activities taking place on campus the week of 12/06. Our Coyote Time will focus on a review of the areas of wellness and the creation of a wellness public service announcement on a topic of their choice.

Wellness Donations

Campo Verde's Wellness Team hosts outdoor wellness days with lawn games and activities. We also host students in the student services classroom. This is a safe space for students to receive tutoring, mentorship, and unwind if needed. All items donated will be used for our campus and student social, emotional, physical, and academic wellness.

Please take a minute to take a look at our list.

Amazon Wishlist-- CV Wellness Donations

The following families have donated and we are grateful for your contributions to our campus wellness.

Some items did not have names connected to them, so please include your name on the gift receipt so we can thank you for your donation.

Please email if you do not see your name below and have donated to our campus.

The Brooks Family

Kshama Rosales

Ashley Kasdorf

Rachel Crump

Caron Lloyd

Jeannette Ortiz

Cathy Nevarez

Denise Lopez

Amy Rolle

Kim Boike



Are you a sophomore who is curious to learn more about EVIT and what they have to offer? Campo Verde High School counselors are organizing a field trip for sophomores to explore EVIT and their programs on Friday, January 14, 2022 beginning at 8:30am. Students who would like to attend this field trip will ride the bus from Campo to EVIT, see the campus and hear more about the programs they offer. There is no cost or commitment required to attend this informational event! Please use this link to indicate your interest in attending the field trip:

EVIT Field Trip RSVP

Are you ready to apply to EVIT? Follow these steps:

  • Email to get the documents you will need to apply to EVIT
  • Visit
    • Select High School Career Training, Enroll Now
    • Select High School Enrollment Process, Get Started
    • Complete the on-line application
  • Email your CVHS counselor to let her know you've enrolled!



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Career Center

Mrs. Amy Jacobson, Career Center Specialist

The Career Center is located in the Library, and

Mrs. Jacobson is happy to meet with you,

and to answer any questions you may have.


Follow for scholarships, college info, FAFSA & jobs!

Instagram @cvhs_college_career_center

Make an appointment using the link below:

Career Center Appointment



FAFSA Opened October 1, 2021!

The FAFSA is the foundation of financial aid (money to help pay for college). It determines eligibility for Federal Pell Grants, Federal Student Loans, need based scholarships and is required for some private scholarships. What do you need financial aid for? Tuition, room & board, books and living expenses while in college. All college bound students should apply!



Activities and Clubs

Dr. Sean Jonaitis, Assistant Principal

Activities, Clubs, and Graduation

Grade Level: Sophomores

Freshmen: F- N

Administrative Assistant:

Cat Jones 480.545.3100 X 2101

IG: @campo.activities


peer tutoring

Drop-in after-school tutoring is up and running! NHS tutors are available every Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the library. Hope to see you there!



Hi Coyotes,

Just wanted to send out the link for the 2022-23 TOYBOX registration in case any of you have a 3-5 year old you would like to register.

Please let me know if you have any questions & feel free to share the link with any family or friends that might be interested.

Heidi Resh, M. Ed.

Early Childhood Education Teacher CVHS

FCCLA Early Child Education Adviser




Click the image below to register online.


performing arts



The Coyote Pride proudly marched in the Gilbert Days Parade on Saturday, 11/20/21. We had a blast performing and celebrating with the crowd! It was a perfect way to end an amazing season!

Up Next:

  • Winter Concert on Tuesday, 12/7/21 @ 7:00pm in the auditorium. Join us!

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Friday, December 10th the CVHS and SVJHS Choirs will present their Holiday Choir Concert, Still, Still, Still at 7:00 pm in the CVHS Auditorium. This will be a festive concert to get you in the mood for the Holidays. We will be featuring our wonderful and talented choirs as well as special guests playing the violin, cello, flute, bass and drums! We will also have a silent auction in the lobby before the concert and during intermission. Prizes will be handed out after the concert.



Yearbook order center:

The school code for the order center is 16196.

Yearbook orders may also be purchased through Infinite Campus or the bookstore. Please note that there is a fee of approximately $2 for all transactions through Infinite Campus – there is no fee for orders placed through the yearbook order center.

Oct. 2- Jan. 14 - $70

*Jan. 15- March 4 - $75

*after March 4 - $80

*Yearbook orders are placed at the plant after January 10. Books are not guaranteed after that date. After March 4, books can only be purchased in the bookstore. We have sold out in previous years, so pre-ordering is encouraged.

*Questions? Email or call Jeremy Zona, Yearbook Adviser (480-545-3100)



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Bookstore Hours: 7:00AM to 2:30PM


Students will need to visit the Bookstore to have their name added to the waitlist.

If you have purchased a parking permit and have not yet picked it up, please do so as soon as possible. The parking rules and regulations form LINKED HERE must be returned when picking up your permit.

Permits are only available for purchase in the Bookstore, they are no longer available online. Students must be a licensed driver to purchase a parking permit. Students with a learner’s permit will be placed on a waiting list and when they receive their license they can then purchase a parking permit, if available.

Students are required to display a parking permit when parking on campus. Security will be stickering and booting vehicles without permits. Parents will be required to come to campus if a student's car is booted. Make sure you have your parking permit clearly visible, preferably on your rear view mirror, every single day, no matter what car you are driving. If you have to drive a car that you have not registered with the bookstore, come tell me as soon as possible.

Anywho, come introduce yourself! I can't wait to meet you!


Cotton PE shirts are $15.00 - Adult Sizes Small thru 3XL

Dri-Fit PE shirts are $20.00 – Adult Sizes Small thru 3XL

PE shorts (long black mesh) $15.00 – Adult Sizes Small thru 3XL

Sport Tek Girls (shorter) shorts $20.00 – Adult Sizes Small thru XL

Dance shirts are $15.00 – Adult Sizes Small thru XL

Dance capris (longer pants) $25.00 – Adult Sizes Small thru XL.

Yoga shirts are $15.00 – Adult Sizes Small thru XL

Yoga shorts are $20.00 – Adult Sizes Small thru XL

Locks are available for $5.00

PE Clothes are available for purchase online through the IC Parent Portal.

Daily checks are made for online purchases. You and your student will receive an email to let you know that the order has been completed and is ready for pickup.


*Lost and found changes: I will be donating all items left in the lost and found during every break. I just cleaned it up and will be doing so again during winter break. I will remind you of these changes on announcements and on Instagram.

*All students should have their Student ID. Here's a tip: Take a clear picture of your ID with your cellphone as a back up in the event you lose your ID. Lost ID's can be replaced for $5.

*Take a minute now to write your name on the bottom of your Hydroflask, or other water bottle/jug for easier identification if it gets misplaced.



Mr. Max Ragsdale, Assistant Principal

Athletic Director

Grade Level: Juniors

Freshmen O - Z

Administrative Assistant:

Jacee Iannarelli 480.545.3100 X 2103

IG: @campo.athletics



Click the image below to be redirected to our Campo Verde Athletics Page to view ALL sports schedules and information.


Girls Basketball

Come out and see girls basketball at home! GO YOTES!!!!

December 3 - Sunnyside @ Home - NO Frosh game/ JV 5:30 / Varsity 7:00pm

December 7 - West Point @ Home

December 9 - Sierra Linda @ Home

December 14 - vs. Camelback @ Home

January 4 - Canyon View @ Home

January 7 - Carl Hayden @ Home

January 10- Casteel @ Home

January 14 - Higley @ Home - NO FROSH / JV 5:00 / VAR 6:30

January 26 - Williams Field @ Home

January 28 - Gilbert @ Home

Physical Education

Our PE Department is excited to work with all of our students in PHYSICAL EDUCATION, SPORTS TRAINING, DANCE, YOGA, and UNIFIED PHYSICAL EDUCATION classes.

PE, Dance, Yoga UNIFORMS:

Uniforms can be purchased in person in our CVHS Bookstore. All students need to have the proper uniform and a combination lock. Please contact Coach Cornell or your PE teacher if you have any questions.


We are excited to offer another year of "AFTER SCHOOL WEIGHTS" we will be opening the weight room after school on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:20-3:00pm. Please see Coach Cornell or Coach Bishop for more information.


We will be offering lunchtime intramurals during both lunches for any student interested in being active. Intramurals will be held in either the mini or main gymnasium and occasionally outside (when the weather cools down). Please see Coach Cornell for more information.

PE Students of the Month

CONGRATULATIONS to the following students for being named "CV PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENTS OF THE MONTH". These students were nominated due to their outstanding CHARACTER, COMMITMENT, and COURAGE.

Johnathan Alvares (Coach Cornell)

Jarrod Smith (Coach Bishop)

Gustavo Macias (Coach Kaplin)

Kenley Horton (Coach Schnittger)

Melania Monzon (Coach Matthews)

Elijah Mills (Coach Marino)

Embrie Udall (Coach Blackburn)

Hailee Guan (Coach Cook)


Library Updates


Library Information:

We enjoyed a week of hosting a book fair in the library. It was great to see kids bubbling over with excitement and talking about books! And 20% of each sale came back to the CVHS library, so thank you! All online purchases will be delivered to the school for pick up between December 13-16. Contact with any questions.

Digital Citizenship:

Here is another tip from that will help you as a parent guide your teen when it comes to posting online and creating a digital footprint. Search yourself: Take turns looking up your name and your kid's name on a search engine and a social platform. Discuss the results. Are you both comfortable with what information and images are available to strangers? Is there anyone whom you wouldn't want to see those results?


Events & Fundraising


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