BOOKSTORE DAYS – JULY 20 – 24
Students must come to the bookstore on their assigned day to pick up books, pay fees, take and pick up ID picture and pick up their schedule.
The bookstore is equipped to allow for the use of debit/credit cards. To avoid long lines in the bookstore parents can pay for student class fees, athletic fees, purchase athletic passes, student parking, make tax credit donations or purchase items, such as, yearbooks that are available for sale at the Combs web store.
If student fees are pre-paid online prior to bookstore days students will avoid the lines in the bookstore and go straight to the library after picking up necessary paperwork in the hallway behind the bookstore.
Parent Volunteers Needed
What: Bookstore Days Volunteers Needed
When: July 20 – 24 (volunteer all or part of days)
If interested please call Mayann Seymore at 480-882-3540, ext. 1893
Past Due Debt
Does your student have past due debt owed in the bookstore? Possible debts are books, class fees, athletic fees, activity fees, library fees, or unpaid financial agreements for past years debt. If you are not sure about past debt don’t hesitate to call the front office to check the amount owed.
Prank it Forward - 2015
Physicals for 2015-16 School Year
Is your son or daughter going to be involved in athletics next year? Get ahead of the game. Physicals will be conducted for the 2015-16 school year at Combs High School
Where: Combs High School cafeteria
Did you know all families are eligible to apply for participation in the National School Lunch Program? We have had many new families join our schools mid-year who may not have had the opportunity to submit an application.
If you are a new family to J.O. Combs or if you have not applied for the program yet this year please complete the application online or on paper for timely approval. The application can be found on our district website on the food services page. You may submit it online or print and complete. Forms should be returned to your child’s school for processing. Remember to complete all sections for faster approval. The response to the eligibility is usually less than 10 days, and qualification keeps your family eligible through the 2014-2015 school year.
If you are already participating, and your application has been submitted and approved this year please do not complete a second application. Submittal of a second application for participating families could interrupt your current status and benefits. Your application is valid through the 2014-2015 school year.
For additional questions, please contact Jennifer Roorda, Food Service Supervisor, at 480-987-5311.
If your student needs to leave school during the school day a parent or guardian must come into the office to sign the student out.
(480) 882-3540 Main Office
Jule Ann Stout, M.Ed. Guidance Counselor (A—G) 480-882-3549
Jette Thompson, M. Ed Guidance Counselor (H—Q) 480-882-3552
Barry Smith, M. Ed Guidance Counselor (R—Z) 480-882-3553
View the current newsletter from the Counseling Department.
Consider the Early College Program at Central Arizona College!
The program provides Pinal County high school students and opportunity to get an early start
Into college by taking courses while still enrolled in high school. Students accepted into the
Early College program receive a tuition waiver from Central Arizona College for up to 5 college
Credit hours. The tuition waiver covers regular in-state tuition and fees. Students are responsible for the purchase of textbooks, class materials, and are responsible for their own transportation to and from campus.
For more details on the Early College program please visit www.centralaz.edu/earlycollege
Education and Career Action Plans for Everyone!
Students, if you happened to miss opportunities provided in November and December to create your online account with the Arizona Career Information System, please take the time to do so in January. AzCIS is the portal we will use for all students to have access to their Education and Career Action Plans. Students, once you logon with the general account information, you will be prompted to create your personal account. As of the end of December, over 90% of CHS students have an online ECAP.
Log onto: http://azcis.intocareers.org
User Name: combshs
Follow the links to create “My Education Career Action Plan”
The minutes from each monthly Governing Board Meeting are now posted on the district website under About Us.
Monday Early Release
After School Tutoring
Attention all Parents. After-school tutoring begins on Tuesday August 12th. Students will meet in the library right after dismissal. Encourage your student to take advantage of this opportunity.
Tutoring for all students who have NOT passed the AIMS Reading, Writing or Math tests will be available at this time, just see any tutor and they will point you in the right direction.
After-school tutoring is Tuesday - Thursday from 2:30 - 4:45. Students meet in the library right after dismissal. Applications are available in the front office.
Student Travel Opportunities
In 2012, students went to Spain. In 2014, students visited London, Paris, and Barcelona. In 2016…? Join us as we tour Italy and Spain. Email Dustin Hemsath.
Combs High School will be participating in athletic competition supervised by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Spring sports are Baseball, Softball, Track and Field, Boys Volleyball and Girls Sand Volleyball. Students will need to be cleared through the Athletic Office to begin practice. Ticket prices for athletic events is $4 for adults and $3 for students. Athletic fees can be paid online through the Combs web store at www.combscoyoteshop.com with a debit or credit card. Athletic Passes can be purchased through the web store as well. $200-family pass, $40-student pass.
To participate in athletics, band, choir and orchestra a student/athlete must complete the following:
This is an on-line payment option for parents to add money and monitor student accounts. Please call 480-987-5312 for your student’s ID number. Checking your child’s account balance and making payments on-line are great benefits. There is a $2.50 processing fee for each transaction.
Lunch: Day - $ 3.25 (Paid) Monthly - $ 65.00 Drinks: Milk - $ .45
Weekly - $ 16.25 School Year - $ 585.00 Water - $ .75
Reduced lunch is .40
Breakfast: Day - $ 1.25 (Paid), reduced breakfast is .30)
Please refer to Student Handbook for complete Dress Code policy :
All shorts and skirts must meet the minimum requirement. When a student is standing, the bottom hem of the shorts or skirt must touch the tip of the thumb.
Guidelines for pants, skirts, shorts, etc.:
CHS Online Store
Follow the link below to check a way to purchase CHS apparel, yearbooks, pay for course fees and athletic fees.