Summer School 2014
Are you in need of making up credits, looking to get ahead or even graduate early?
Apply for a partial or full tuition scholarship to attend summer school at CHS.
CHS Registration 2014
The program planning for next year involves classroom guidance to review the course catalogue, time for students to determine class selections for the 14-15 school year, and then each student will have a sit down with a counselor or administrator to enter the course requests. All registration materials were distributed January 13 in English Classes. Counselors will be in English classrooms between January 13-24, instructing student in the registration process and answering student’s questions. Registration packets needed to be returned to your student’s English teacher by February 3.
AP Exams are May 5-16
The 2014 AP Exam fee is $89. The full balance must be paid no later than March 21 at the CHS Bookstore. If exam fees are not paid by this date, the exam will not be ordered. Please make sure that you retain your receipt. No refunds can be made after payment is received.
Families who qualify for the federal free/reduced price lunch program and are requesting financial assistance must:
Pay a nonrefundable fee of $20 to the bookstore.
Download AP Exam Info
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.
8th Graders what should you know about High School?
Are you a “Senior Parent”?
If your child graduates from high school this year, you might consider purchasing a “Senior Ad” in the yearbook. To give your child a personalized message that will be treasured forever, please print out and complete the form and turn it in to the student bookstore by February 7.
Yearbooks also make great graduation gifts. Please purchase one online through Jostens or at the bookstore.
If your son or daughter took the ASVAB, results are in. On Wednesday the recruiters reviewed the results of the ASVAB with the students. The students received their take home copy of the results. If you or your student has any questions please contact Ms. Thompson in guidance.
Does your student need to attend Summer School for credit recovery?
Does your student want to attend School for additional credit opportunities?
Both are options. Flyers are available for pick up in the front office.
For details you can also go to the Community Education Page at www.jocombs.org
Sign Up sheets are now available for the Central Arizona College Asset test. Students interested in the First Step summer program, the Dual Enrollment English class for seniors, Early College or are going to CAC after high school, must complete a placement test. For students interested in taking this placement test, please sign up in the career center or see your counselor for more information. The test will take place May 5th at 7:30am
Scholarship Information-NEW INFORMATION – Posted Regularly
Parents check out with your students the JUNO Scholarship information. Don’t let an opportunity for money pass your students by!
Yearbook Information for Seniors
Scholarship Information-NEW INFORMATION
Relay for Life Info
Relay Team Formation
Combs High School
April 4, 6pm
What is Relay?
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of San Tan Valley is a 12-hour walking the track event that gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Groups form a team, register, fundraise, and walk at the Relay on April 4. Register your team today by visiting relayforlife.org and searching San Tan Valley or by calling 1-800-227-2345.
Yearbook - Epoch
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 note the change in dress code:
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.
London, Paris and Barcelona
Do you want your student to have the experience of a lifetime then keep reading……
CAC’s Early Start programs help high school students earn college credits
Program of Study
The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program at CAC will begin to prepare students for careers in a variety of fascinating programs. Students will be eligible to transfer from CAC to four-year institutions anywhere in the country. The following list highlights just a few of the career paths that are possible by participating in the STEM program:
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.