Combs schools recognizes January students of the month

The J.O. Combs Unified School District continues to partner with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program, which recognizes one student every month from each of the district’s schools. This month’s honorees includes 11th-grader Alexia Arledge of Combs High School; eighth-grader Rachael Peterson of Combs Middle School; second-grader Max Curtis of Combs Traditional […]

J.O. Combs USD recognizes, awards ‘Student of the Month’

The J.O. Combs Unified School District partners with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program recognizing a student every month from each school. According to a press release, the selection process includes students recognized embracing the various pillars of the Character Counts Program including embracing responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship, caring, respect and fairness. The […]

J.O. Combs Unified School District recognizes students of the month

The J.O. Combs Unified School District announced its Students of the Month for December, which recognizes one student from each school in the district. Those students included Damon Sabori, Combs High School; Skyler Fishman, Combs Middle School; Bam Miller, Combs Traditonal Academy; Jadon Tate, Ellsworth Elementary; Eve Anderson, Harmon Elementary; Anthony Nevarez, Ranch Elementary; Jayden […]

Ranch Elementary first graders explore life in the 1600s

During the month of November, first grade students at Ranch Elementary explored what it was like to live in the 1600s. The students learned the pilgrims’ journey to America started in England and their voyage on the Mayflower lasted 66 long days with very little food or water. Students were surprised to learn that the […]

J.O. Combs USD Governing Board selects Dr. Greg Wyman

The J.O. Combs Unified School District’s Governing Board unanimously voted on Dec. 6 to enter contract negotiations with Dr. Greg Wyman as the next superintendent. “The J.O. Combs Unified School District is fortunate to have had two strong finalists for the position. We look forward to Dr. Wyman’s expertise to continue our forward movement,” said […]

Combs district superintendent finalists meet community Dec. 6

The J.O. Combs Unified School District’s Governing Board invites the community to a forum 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, to meet the finalists for the superintendent position. The forum, which will be in the library of Combs High School, 2505 E. Germann Road, will be moderated by Steve Highlen, Arizona School Board Association consultant. Parents, […]

JO Combs seeks to fill school board vacancy

The J. O. Combs Unified School District Governing Board has a vacancy, which will be filled by Pinal County Superintendent of Schools Jill Broussard. The successful candidate will be seated until Dec. 31, 2020, according to a press release. Any eligible resident within the J.O. Combs Unified School District who is interested in being appointed […]

Fifth, sixth grade students volunteer with preschoolers at Ranch Elementary

The new Preschool Pathfinders club is making a difference in the lives of the preschool students at Ranch Elementary School in San Tan Valley. Preschool Pathfinders is a leadership club opportunity for 5th and 6th grade students. Students create and conduct preschool activities to promote leadership skills and benefit preschool students’ social and language skills. […]

7 honored at J.O. Combs district student of the month recognition

J.O. Combs Unified School District partners with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program that recognizes one student every month from each of its schools. For November, students recognized were: Jordan Litton, Combs High School, 11th grade. Decker Andersen, Combs Middle School, eighth grade. Madeleine Chapman, Combs Traditional Academy, fourth grade. Alina Linderman, […]

Combs seniors earn AP Scholars with Distinction honors

Combs High School seniors Maggie Blamires and Gordon Kok earned the mantra of AP Scholars with Distinction, the J.O. Combs Unified School District recently announced. AP Scholar with Distinction is granted to students that receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five […]