The Coyote Howl

Campo Verde High School

November 5, 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,

Whew! We are in the middle of homecoming week as I prepare my letter to you. It has been a great week thus far! The level of school spirit on display by our students and staff has been exceptional. I am sure your dinner table had conversations surrounding “Anything but a Backpack” day on Wednesday. It has been a crazy and fun week and we are looking forward to Friday night’s tailgate, football game, performances, and the homecoming announcements. I don’t want to forget about Saturday’s Homecoming Dance which should be another great adventure! A huge shout out to the CV Student Council for the planning, preparation, and execution of this week! We have the best students and they give back to our school community in such a positive way, we truly appreciate them and their leadership.

Fall to Winter Sports: Tryouts are underway for winter sports and as our fall sports end their seasons, I wanted to congratulate all of our players and coaches. Many of our teams are competing in their respective state tournaments right now. Best of luck to our individual competitors and our teams over the next couple of weeks!

CVHS Site Council Meeting: On December 1st, we will have a presentation by our School Resource Officer (SRO), Officer Dietz on drug awareness and trends. I would encourage you to learn about the current drug trends. If you are interested in joining us, the meeting will be held in the library at 5 pm.

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

Every Person, Every Day!

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.








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.


students of the month

Congratulations to:

Gianna Rubino

Damori Coker

Ashton Cash

Rob Buturla

Eiza Stanford

Mitchell Hamrock

Austin Williams

Tristan Carrera

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freshmen family meetings

Attention freshmen families--the counseling team is continuing our Freshman Family Meetings. Please see the communication below that was sent out through email:

We would like to welcome our Freshmen Coyotes to the Campo Verde High School family!

School counselors work to address student’s academic, career, and social-emotional development ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. CVHS Counselors are assigned to students by an alphabet split of last names, please see your student’s assigned counselor below.

The transition from middle school to high school can be challenging (lots of questions, planning out classes, making new friends, where do I fit in?). High school years are full of growth, promise, excitement, frustration, disappointment, and hope. It is the time when students begin to discover what the future holds for them. Our hope is that we can help make that transition a little less stressful. We would like to meet with YOU and YOUR STUDENT for a 30 minute individual Freshman Family Meeting either in person or via webex. During this time we will discuss your student’s four-year plan, goal setting, and your counselor can answer any other questions you may have.

PLEASE SIGN UP for a meeting date and time below through Calendly with your assigned counselor. We look forward to meeting you and we are excited to work with you and your child throughout the next four years! Go Yotes!

PLEASE NOTE: These available time slots are for Freshmen Family Meetings Only.

Ms. Monique Dewarrat: A-Co-Dewarrat-MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Ms. Kathy Diggs: Cr-Ha Diggs-MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Mrs. Sarah McManus: He-Me- McManus-MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Mrs. Lange: Mi-Sa- Lange- MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Mrs. Carpenter: Sc-Z-Carpenter-MAKE AN APPOINTMENT


Your CVHS Counseling Team



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EVIT will present to sophomores in World History and Geography classrooms on November 8th. They will go over the programs that are offered, application process, requirements for programs, and answer all EVIT related questions.

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Coyote Time

Coyote Time:

On November 10th our students will complete a 13 1/2 week academic grade reflection. Students will have an opportunity to create academic goals, reflect on their current academic habits, and have the opportunity to map out the rest of their high school career with a quick introduction to their academic planning with the Education and Career Action Plan [ECAP].

Embry Riddle is also on campus for any juniors or seniors interested in information from the college representative. The link to sign up is below.

Embry Riddle College Visit Signup

On November 17th students will complete their academic planner in Infinite Campus [ECAP] with the guidance of the counselors and their Coyote Time teacher. This is a mandatory plan for each Gilbert Public School student.

Grand Canyon University is also on campus for all seniors. Any juniors interested in information may follow up with Amy Jacobson in the College and Career Center in the library.

Campo Verde Wellness Committee:
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. Below is an Amazon Wish List for our students. Please select the shipping address for the district warehouse when checking out for delivery to the campus.

CV Wellness Wish List


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!




Information Session for Sophomores in the College and Career Center on Friday, November 19 during both lunches!

ACE is an early college two-year scholarship preparation program designed to help first-generation, underrepresented, financially disadvantaged college-bound students succeed. Through the program, you can earn up to 24 college credits during your junior and senior years of high school. You’ll take classes on the CGCC campus to experience and get used to a college environment and ease your transition.

HOOP OF LEARNING Earn college credits while you’re still in high school! Hoop of Learning is an early high school to college bridge program designed to empower American Indian students to complete high school and transition successfully to higher education.


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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


homecoming 2021

Click the link below to view our Homecoming Newsletter.


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Spanish Honor Society

On the first and second of November, families across South and Latin America gathered to honor and remember deceased loved ones. Entire families will construct traditional ofrendas, or altars— an important part of respecting and paying homage to the deceased. It is believed that the souls of the dead return to these ofrendas to visit the living families in homes, businesses and cemeteries. In order to guide their loved ones to the altars, the paths are marked with flower petals showing them the way. Below is an example of a traditional ofrenda in Mexico.

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The ofrendas will typically include traditional food, fresh flowers, pan de muerto, candles, copal incense, cloths, and sugar folk toys. Apart from the ofrendas, decorations include tombstones, skulls and skeletons made of clay and other materials, sugar skulls, and papel picado. Orange and yellow marigolds are the main flowers used for Dia de los Muertos, as their vibrant colors and pungent scent lead the souls to the altars. As Dia de los Muertos is about celebrating the deceased, music is played at home and at the cemeteries to keep the mood light and celebratory. Furthermore, the name of each departed is written on a sugar skull to be eaten at the end of the celebration. Most importantly, a photograph of the departed soul is placed on the altar so that the deceased can find their way to the altar. Dia de los Muertos acts as a way to keep the memory of that person alive through remembering what they loved to do, eat, drink and look like. In honor of this special holiday, members of the Spanish Honor Society have set up an ofrenda in the cafeteria honoring Dia de los Muertos!

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage month which is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, the Spanish Honor Society wanted to honor impactful members of the Hispanic community.

NASA Astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa was the first Hispanic Director of the Johnson Space Center and the second female director. Dr. Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman to go to space on the nine-day STS-56 mission aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in 1993. She earned NASA’s highest awards, the Distinguished Service Medal and the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award, in 2015.


japanese club

November 2 was CVHS Japanese Club's first Cosplay Contest. Cosplay (コスプレ) is short for "Costume Play" and is a popular phenomenon in Japan. Our contestants were voted for based on creativity, best costume and best role play. Our winner for creativity was Izabella Schalk. Our winner for best costume was Kennedy Fischer. Our winner for best role play was Emmalyn Tilley. Japanese Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 2:30-3:30 in room 307. December meeting will be Christmas in Japan. Come join us!!


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!


performing arts



The Coyote Pride Marching Band has been busy showcasing their Guardian's show around the valley! They were awarded 2nd place with Music and Auxiliary captions at the Casteel High School competition on 10/23/21. At UofA Band Day in Tucson on 10/30/21, the Coyote Pride took a full sweep with 1st Place and ALL Caption awards! We are so proud!!! Special thanks to the parents, volunteers, and community members who continue to support our program! We couldn't do it without you!

Up Next:

  • Friday, 11/5/21 Homecoming!
  • Saturday, 11/13/21 AzMBA Championships @ CVHS! Check out for details

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Call for Vendors! We are hosting our annual AzMBA competition at CVHS on Saturday, 11/13/21 (approximately noon to 9pm) and are seeking a variety of vendors. The competition takes place in the football stadium and vendors will be highly visible near the concessions stand. If you are interested in more info please contact Rene @ 480-600-5403 or



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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Hello Coyotes!

If we have yet to meet, my name is Ms. Katie & I'm excited to be the new bookstore manager. Some of you may recognize me from my short stint at the front desk. My daughter and I just moved here from Minnesota a little over a year ago with our black lab, Frank. Yes, Minnesota is really that cold. Yes, I do have an accent.

I have already learned so much about all the bookstore has to offer. I am the one to come to if you have lost something or need Campo Crazy shirts. I have PE clothing, parking permits and tickets to Campo events! Plus, I'm a great conversationalist.

For up-to-date information on anything having to do with the bookstore and photos of my dog, follow @campo.bookstore on Instagram.

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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.


toy box

Gilbert Public Schools tuition preschool registration for the 2022-2023 school year will open on November 1, 2021 at 6:00 am. Through November 15, 2021 preference will be given to current GPS Preschool families and GPS employees. You may register for a preschool program through your Eleyo account at

During this early registration period, you will pay the registration fee and a $100 security deposit. This deposit will apply towards the first scheduled tuition payment. The remaining balance of the first scheduled tuition payment will be due on July 25, 2022.

This registration is for all preschool programs: Amanecer (tuition only), Building Blocks, Kindergarten Prep, and TOYBOX.



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.


Physical Education

Hello CV Family,

Our PE Department is sponsoring a BLANKET DRIVE that will be serving the homeless. Please bring any and all new and used blankets and place in the large box in front of the boys PE locker room. We will be accepting blanket donations through Tuesday November 23rd.

Please join us in this important project to serve those in need.

Thanks so much for all you do to serve others in our community.

Questions, please let me know and THANKS so much!!!

-Nick Cornell

dance teacher of the year

Congratulations to Crystal Cook for being named the 2020 Arizona Dance Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Health & Physical Education Association. Our entire CV Community is so proud of Coach Cook. Thanks for all you do for so many!
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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 Monzon (Coach Schnittger)

Melania Monzon (Coach Matthews)

Elijah Mills (Coach Marino)

Embrie Udall (Coach Blackburn)

Hailee Guan (Coach Cook)


Library Updates


Library Information:

We’ve taken down all our spooky Halloween decorations and put up 4 new displays for the month of November. In this newsletter, we’ll feature our display about Native American authors. The display showcases 5 different authors giving students a QR code to explore information about each author. Those 5 authors, plus a few others that we didn’t have room to feature, all have books on the display for any student interested.

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Chromebook Information:

If a student is having problems with his/her Chromebook, the place to go for help is the library. We will put it in for repair and give the student a loaner Chromebook until the original is fixed.

TIP: If the Chromebook doesn’t turn on right away, don’t panic! Give it a moment. It should turn on a few seconds after you open it.

Digital Citizenship:

Here is a tip from that will help you as a parent guide your teen when it comes to posting online and creating a digital footprint. Use privacy settings. Sit down with teens to show the privacy settings you use on your apps and devices. Talk about why you keep certain information private or limited to a small group. Ask them what information they feel comfortable sharing and why.


Events & Fundraising


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