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100 Years of Excellence

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Congratulations to Lt. Col Jones for being named AFJROTC Region 4 Outstanding Instructor!

chs track

Chandler High School students won seven state track titles at Mesa Community College on May 9th. Boys 100 Meter Dash - D.J. Ware ; Girls 100 Meter Dash - Nastasia Peevy; Girls 200 Meter Dash - Nastasia Peevy; Girls 4X4 Meter Relay; Girls Long Jump - Jai Gruenwald; Girls Shot Put - Corneisha Mitchell. Congratulations, Wolves!

chs has spirit

Wolves have spirit! CHS has been named the Most Spirited High School by Arizona Republic readers. The article can be found in the following link to the Arizona Republic.

Positive Referral Winner

Congratulations to Jeudiel Trejo, second semester CHS Positive Referral Winner! Teachers recognized 120 students for their outstanding character this semester, and Jeudiel’s name was drawn to win a new Chromebook.

chs wrestling

The Chandler Wrestling Club competed in the Western Regional wrestling tournament in Las Vegas May 7th-9th. This is a highly competitive tournament and the Chandler Wrestling Club had a very solid showing. Jason Holmes took 2nd in Greco Roman and 1st in Freestyle. Nikolas Manuel took 2nd in Freestyle. Michael Reyes took 3rd in Freestyle. Additionally, Sam Pepper took 6th in Freestyle.

This Week's Home Events

  • Monday, May 18th: Choir Concert- 7:00pm @ CCA Main


CHS placed 1st and 3rd place in the ASU TEAMS Math Competition. CHS won the Arizona upper division section of the TEAMS competition by answering 80 multiple choice questions and six essay questions. These questions addressed sustainability, and required knowledge of not only math, but also science and engineering. After the first round of competition (the multiple choice part), CHS teams placed 2nd and 3rd. Their essays were then sent to be graded, and team A placed first in the state and Team B placed third. Congratulations to the following students:

Team A (1st place): Melissa Cana, Chris Gummow, Jackson Nichols, Jordan Gonzalez, AJ Arellano, Tyson Sauer, Kristina Cana

Team B (3rd place): Darwin Cana, Jacob Uhl, Katie Gelvin, Luc LaLonde, Mark Kapron, Ashley Raimondi, Scott Johnstun


On Monday, May 11th, 650 CHS students received Principal’s Academic Honors Recognition. Students were recognized with a special video announcement and certificate during 2nd hour and then received a State 48 Academic Honors t-shirt and cookies and ice cream during a lunchtime celebration. Recipients qualified by maintaining a minimum 3.5 GPA and being enrolled in a specific number of Honors/AP/IB courses each year. Congratulations, Wolves!


Last week CHS celebrated the accomplishments of graduating seniors at Scholarship Night. The Class of 2015 has already received $22 million in scholarship offers. Additionally, eighteen seniors have committed to the armed forces. A few highlights of the evening included Amanda Kichler receiving the Knox Award for her great service as CHS Student Body President, Irelan Inoshita receiving the H.L. White Award for excellent academics and service, and the announcement of Thompson Knox’s appointment to the US Air Force Academy and Wyatt Wilson’s appointment to the US Merchant Marine Academy.

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ffa banquet

Chandler FFA held their annual Parent-Member banquet on May 5th. Approximately 400 parents and supporters attended to enjoy dinner and watch Chandler FFA members win awards for accomplishments during the 2014-2015 school year. This year they had some special guests, including Arizona State FFA Officers, Taylor Bird and Rylie Lewis, both Chandler FFA Alumni. Star Awards were given to students with excellent progress in the chapter involving their Supervised Agricultural Experience and Career Development Events. Joie Barrow (pictured below) received the Star Agriculture Literacy award. Logan Forbis earned the Star Farmer award and Ralph Boston received the Star Agribusiness Award. Angel Morales was honored with prestigious Star Greenhand Award. All FFA students were recognized and received over 250 awards for their CDE participation. The special event concluded with new officer installation.

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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 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 the following link: CHS graduation live stream.

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In light of recent events, please read the following message from CHS social worker Erin Zius. The message can be found at the following link: Message from Ms. Zius.


Interested in helping CHS earn money? Check out the School Cents Flyer to earn School Cents points all summer when you shop at Chandler Fashion Center and The Boulevard Shops.

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