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100 Years of Excellence

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CHS Avid

The CHS AVID Celebration and Senior Graduation Ceremony was held last Monday. The program included student speakers, awards and recognition of AVID Seniors. Congratulations to the 2014-2015 AVID students of the Year: Freshmen Enrique Holguin and Johnie Manuszak; Sophomore David Robinaugh; and Junior Felipe Bajo. Congrats and good luck to the 16 AVID graduates!

Relay for Life

Chandler High School raised over $2000 for the American Cancer Society at Relay for Life on Friday, May 1st. Students walked around the track and participated in a luminaria ceremony in honor of those who have been affected by cancer.


549 CHS students will take 1285 IB and AP tests during the month of May. Good luck, Wolves!

International DECA Competition

From April 26th-28th, 18,000 DECA members from across the globe participated in the International DECA Competition in Orlando, Florida. There were approximately 50 different events that these students qualified in at their state/country level in order to move on and compete at the international level. These students were competing to win not only awards and accolades, but also scholarships and cash prizes. Students from all 50 states in the U.S. competed, and students from Spain, Germany, China, South Korea, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Canada competed as well.

Chandler High DECA had 5 students qualify to compete in 4 different events. Of those 5 students, Bradley Gustoff made it to the final round in the Professional Selling Event and went on to compete for top honors. He earned Top 20 in his event out of 200 teams. Brad completed a 100 question multiple choice exam and presented a 15 minutes sales pitch on "activity trackers".

Competition at this level is extremely tough and we are all very proud of Brad and his accomplishment. To say that he is Top 20 in the world in DECA is an amazing achievement! Way to go, Brad!

Intel Matching Grants

CHS is receiving over $12,000 in @intel involved matching grants. Thank you, volunteers! If you’re interested in more info, please refer to the “Intel Involved Arizona” Facebook page or check out their twitter handle @intelinvolved.

end of year performances

CHS presented its final band and dance concerts of the year last week. The Jazz Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band performed beautifully on Wednesday. The concert included numbers by Duke Ellington, Chick Corea, John Philip Sousa and Bach. The bands are under the direction of Mr. Ryan Semrau and Mr. Harout Boyajian.

CHS Beginning and Intermediate Dancers performed in front of a packed Bogle Theater last Wednesday and Thursday. One hundred dancers performed 17 student-choreographed numbers, and 25 Modazz, Advanced and Improv students worked the backstage area, even the light board. The dancers are under the direction of Mrs. Kathie Buren and Mrs. Marie South.

summer school

Summer School information is now available in the Counseling Office. Summer Academy will be held at Chandler High School. Students should see their counselor for the paperwork. Students interested in summer classes through Chandler Online Academy must have an email registered in Infinite Campus (IC) or bring the info to their counselor for data input. This year the online registration will go through IC, and only the counselors have access. After the counselor inputs the request, an email will go to the parent for payment.

Summer Academy is Monday, June 8th through Friday, June 26th from 7:30am-4:00pm. Fees are $180 per semester course. There is a two course maximum for “in person” and a four course maximum for online. Students who miss more than two days will be purged from the system with no refund, so please plan vacations accordingly.

chs dual enrollment

Chandler High School offers 35 Dual Enrollment classes. Earn college credit while taking classes in high school and complete many university general studies requirements. See Mrs. Shaw in the Counseling Department if you have any questions regarding dual enrollment.

Thinking about taking a dual enrollment class for next year and need to take the Accuplacer test? Starting in May (every Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:30pm) the library computer lab will be open for testing.

Need MONEY to help pay for Dual Enrollment next year?

NOW is the time to apply for Financial Aid...BEFORE students leave for summer break!

Students, set up your Student Center account, apply for admissions, and activate your Maricopa Student Email. You can activate your email at This email account will be used to notify you of any updates to your Financial Aid account.

important info for seniors


Senior exams will be given on Thursday and Friday, May 21 and 22, 2015. All Seniors must attend all of their classes both days.

Please note: 0 and 7th hour Seniors need to check with their instructors for the 0 and 7th period exam schedule.

May 21, 2015 *Senior Final Exams (periods 1-3-5)

May 22, 2015 *Senior Final Exams (periods 2-4-6)

May 26, 2015 * A-L First Graduation Practice – 7:30 a.m.— mandatory

May 26, 2015 * M-Z First Graduation Practice – 9:30 a.m.— mandatory

May 27, 2015 *Final graduation practice (5:45 a.m. at Austin Field) - mandatory

*Graduation (Report to assigned classroom for line-up by 7:15 p.m.)


Senior check-out sheets will be distributed in English class on Monday, May 11th.

Completed check-out sheets are due as soon as students have completed their final exams; students may not check out earlier. Check-out will be held in the Bookstore. Mid-year graduates are required to check out in the Bookstore prior to May 20th.

Seniors not planning to walk with the class of 2015, need to let Mrs. Graffeo in the Registrar’s office or Mrs. Bunch in room 113 know, as soon as possible.

COMMENCEMENT is at 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at Austin Field.

As in prior years, the Class of 2015 graduation ceremony will be streamed live via the internet at

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second semester final exams

Thursday, May 21st and Friday, May 22nd are review days. May 21st is 1-3-5; May 22nd is 2-4-6. 0 hour teachers will test on Wednesday; students must be in class both days.

Tuesday May 26th, 2015

0 Hour - 6:30-7:20

1st Hour - 7:25-9:00

3rd Hour - 9:10-10:45

5th Hour - 10:55-12:30

Make up exams (prearranged) 1:30-2:45

Wednesday May 27th, 2015

0 Hour - 6:30-7:20

2nd Hour - 7:25-9:00

4th Hour - 9:10-10:45

6th Hour - 10:55-12:30

Make up exams (prearranged) 1:30-2:45