COYOTE UPDATE

SPECIAL GRADUATION EDITION: Class of 2019

MAY 14, 2019


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GO COYOTES !!!!!

Gordon has been apart of our school district since the first grade. He is very well-rounded young man with interests in orchestra and journalism. Gordon is the President of the Chamber Orchestra and part of our new team at CHS. He received a "Superior" at the JEA National Convention for Press Law and Ethics this year in Anaheim. Gordon is an ASU alum for his participation in the Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program. He will be attending Boston University in the fall to study Bio-Medical Pre Med and Nanotechnology. Gordon hopes to become a medical researcher after serving a mission for his church. He enjoys service and thrives to help others.

Maggie has been a member of our school district since kindergarten. She has participated in the National Honor Society, track and field, and has competed at state with her cross country team. She is an AP Scholar with Distinction and has received the Wildcat Distinction Scholarship and the Dean's Exemplary Award to the University of Arizona where she plans to study mechanical engineering in the fall. She plans to also study biomedical technology and physiology in graduate school because of her strong desire to research and help those with genetic and physical disabilities.

Rachel has been apart of our school district since kindergarten, she has participated in the Marching Band and National Honor Society at CHS and plans to attend BYU in the fall to study Secondary Education. She hopes to be a high school English teacher some day after serving a mission for her church.

FINAL EXAMS

Final Exams for SENIORS ONLY will be taken

May 16th (1st, 3rd, 5th period)

May 17th (2nd, 4th, 6th period)

BACCALAUREATE

MAY 18th


  • 6:00 PM - Seniors meet in Cafeteria for dinner
  • 7:00 - 7:15 PM - Parents arrive in Performing Arts Center
  • 7:30 PM - BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM
*Seniors must have a ticket to attend the dinner portion of the program
**SENIORS - remember to bring your Cap & Gown for ceremony

SENIORS NOT participating in the Graduation Ceremony - please let Mrs. Hamilton or Mrs. McDowell know ASAP

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Graduation Practice: MONDAY - MAY 20th


  • 6:45 AM - SENIORS ARRIVE to Large Gym
  • 7:00 AM - Practice Begins - Girls (small gym) Boys (large gym)
  • 9:00 AM - SENIOR BREAKFAST in Cafeteria
  • 10:00 AM - all SENIORS off campus

GRADUATION PRACTICE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL GRADUATING SENIORS

FEES

Any Senior that owes fees will not receive a diploma.

Fees must be taken care of by Monday, May 20th.

CHS Bookstore is open Monday-Friday 6:45 am - 2:45 pm.

Fees can also be paid online (link below)

ONLINE PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY MAY 17th. CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SUBMIT PAYMENTS.

Combs High School Webstore

Pay fees here: Instructions are available for first time users

Seniors must complete their required 22 credits in order to participate in the graduation ceremony ALL ONLINE transcripts must have been received by May 1st

Graduation Ceremony Parking

There will be multiple options available for families to park near CHS campus. There will be CHS staff members patrolling in golf carts for those that need assistance to the stadium. Please be aware of traffic control, have patience, especially when exiting the area and as always be safe.
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GRADUATION ATTIRE


  • GIRLS - Dress or Dress slacks and dress shirt
  • BOYS - Dress slack with dress shirt and tie


*NO Jeans, shorts, flip flops or tennis shoes

GRADUATION CAPS and GOWNS MAY NOT BE DECORATED IN ANY MANNER

Standard issued TASSEL is the only tassel that will be permitted.

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If you need wheelchair seating please contact Mrs. Hamilton 480-882-3554

GRADUATION CEREMONY

Tuesday May 21st 7:00 PM

  • SENIORS must be in Gym by 5:45 PM
  • SENIORS, must carry cap and gown to gym - do not wear them.
  • DO NOT bring any other personal items into the gym, it will not be secure during ceremony

CAPTURING THE MEMORY

Duke Photography will be at our graduation ceremony taking pictures of all Graduates when they receive their diplomas. Instructions on ordering these images will be available to seniors at graduation practice. These photographs can also be purchased on Duke's website, the code can be retrieved by contacting Duke Photography.

Please do not enter the field for any reason until commencement ceremony is complete.

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ADDITIONAL GRADUATION INFORMATION

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Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimation

The J.O. Combs Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator at 301 E. Combs Rd., San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 or (480) 987-5300.


El Distrito Escolar Unificado de J.O. Combs no discrimina basada por la raza, el color, el origen nacional, el sexo, la discapacidad o la edad de una persona en sus programas o actividades y proporciona igual acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Las consultas pueden dirigirse al coordinador del Título IX o al coordinador del Título II de la Sección 504 / ADA en 301 E. Combs Rd., San Tan Valley, AZ 85140 o (480) 987-5300.