First Day of School – Aug. 4
Schedule Distribution – 6:30am – 7:15 Gyms / All students must pick up their official schedule to be admitted to class.
Bookstore Information- What happens if my student did not come during the required time?
Tuesday, Aug. 5 the students will be called down alphabetically to the bookstore.
ATTENTION PAST DUE BALANCES: If your student has a past due balance it must be paid in full prior to setting up new financial aid plan or purchasing this year’s books and fees. You may make your payment in the Bookstore or online at www.combscoyoteshop.com (you will need your students ID to login). Athletes will not be allowed to compete in a fall sport until previous Athletic fees are paid in full.
Payment plans will not be extended until current plans are paid in full. You must make an appointment with an administrator to create a payment plan.
Check your student’s bedrooms and backpacks.Please return any textbooks or library books you may locate.Any non-returned books will become a charge or debt on you students account.
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.
Riding a school bus is a privilege afforded the students of the Combs District. Student will be required to have their school ID each time they board the school bus. Students without their ID’s will not be allowed to board the bus. School rules apply on the bus as well as bus safety rules that have been put in place to maximize the safety of our students at all times. The transportation department will be mailing out post cards with route information for your student. The post card will supply your student’s bus stop and times for pick up and drop off. You should receive this post card by Aug. 1. You can also find your student’s bus route by going to the district website. Put in your student’s information and the locator will provide you with your bus stop, time student needs to arrive at bus stop and when the bus will return home.
Combs High School will be participating in athletic competition supervised by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Fall sports are Badminton, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Girls Volleyball, and Swimming. Students will need to be cleared through the Athletic Office to begin practice. Practices for fall sports with the exception of football will begin on Aug. 11 with football beginning Aug. 4. 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:
The district participates in the National School Breakfast/Lunch program. All meals served meet guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Free/Reduced Applications: The applications will be available at the bookstore during bookstore days, July 21-25, or are available in the front office at this time. One application per household is needed each year.
Applications are accepted anytime during the year. Please allow 10 school days for notice of eligibility results.
Students who are eligible for free and/or reduced lunch are also eligible for free and/or reduced breakfast daily. Students may also receive a reduction on AP Exams, tutoring scholarships and college scholarships. Make sure your student is afforded every opportunity.
Parent’s may also submit the Free and Reduced Lunch Application online. The forms will also be available online after July 1. Please call 480-987-5312 if you need any assistance.
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)
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Scholarship Information-NEW INFORMATION – Posted Regularly
What current 8th Graders should know about High School?
8th Grade Orientation / Academic Parent Teacher Teams / Curriculum Night
On January 27, CHS hosted orientation for 8th students, Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) for current 9-12 grade parents and curriculum night for all who were in attendance.
Download the orientation presentation.
Thank you to all the 8th grade parents who attended. The turnout was excellent!
Congratulations to the parents that participated in the APTT partnership!
Download the test taking strategies handouts.
Handouts are also available for pick up at the front desk.
After School Tutoring
Attention all Parents. After-school tutoring is underway. Students will meet in the library right after dismissal. Encourage your student to take advantage of this opportunity.
Applications are available in the front office.
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.:
Target Take Charge of Education
Our school is earning money! Thanks to all of you currently participating in the Target Take Charge of Education® program. By simply shopping with your Target® Visa® Credit Card and designating our school, a percentage of the amount of each purchase you make is donated back to our school.
If you're not already taking part, please consider doing so - grandparents, alumni, friends and neighbors can help, too. To participate or to see how much has been contributed towards our next check, please visit target.com/tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142. Our school ID #153232.
CHS Launches New Online Store
Follow the link below to check a new way to purchase CHS apparel, yearbooks, pay for course fees and athletic fees.
Parents please check your student’s room for overdue library books. The librarian has given notices to the students to get them returned. We could use your help getting them back to school.