Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
January 22, 2019
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT SCHOOL OF DISTINCTION
Chandler High School has been selected as an Arizona Civic Engagement School of Distinction for 2017-2018. CHS is recognized for the work being done to prepare our students to actively participate in their communities and government when they leave the school system.
MORGAN FOSTER DOMINATES INDOOR MEET
Congratulations to Morgan Foster who competed against mostly collegiate runners at the University of Washington Preview indoor track meet and finished fourth overall in the 1,000 meters at 2 minutes, 48.10 seconds, and third in the 600 at 1:31.82. Her 1,000 meters time is the fastest among high school girls this year, and her 600 time is the second-fastest high school time. Morgan, an honors student with a 4.65 GPA, will be running at Stanford next year. Well done!
Congratulations to the following students who excelled in last week’s DECA competition at ASU!
Kameron Dawson – 1st Place Overall Business Services
Elijah Marthone & Julia Estrada – 1st Place Overall Travel & Tourism
Daisy Rodriguez – Top 2 Human Resources Role Play
Lahesha Zavala – Top 2 Retail Merchandising Role Play
Carson Gnetz – Top 10 DECA Test
Luis Benecomb – Top 10 DECA Test
James Haymore – Top 10 DECA Test
Natalie Chappa – Top 10 DECA Test
Riley Whitt – Collins – Top 10 DECA Test
Micah Brown – Top 10 DECA Test
Damijah Carter – Top 10 DECA Test
CHS UNITY WEEK AND ASSEMBLY
Last week, CHS celebrated Unity with themed days and lunchtime events sponsored by StuCo and the Equity and Inclusion Club. Thursday’s Unity Assembly was an awesome celebration of Chandler High’s diversity. Thanks to APAC, Desi Fusion, Modazz, Caden Carlson, XY Mao, Katherine Chou, Aaron Cross, Siquan Smith Jr, Samantha Salakaia, Bernard Kuma, CHS’s daycare children, and Mr. Kerry Croswhite and the Tempe Emerald Society Pipeband for sharing what makes CHS culturally unique and unified at the same time! Special thanks to Ruth Chavez and Randi Mitchell for doing a terrific job of emceeing the event.
Last Week's Wins
- Boys Basketball def. Perry (V 65-50, JV 58-56) and Brophy (F 54-45)
- Freshman Girls Basketball def. Xavier 62-31
- JV Boys Soccer tied Highland 1-1
THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS
- Tues, Jan 22nd: Girls Basketball vs Hamilton: F @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, Varsity @ 7 pm; Boys Soccer vs Perry: JV @ 4pm, Varsity @ 6 pm
- Wed, Jan 23rd: Varsity Wrestling Multi Meet @ 4 pm; Honors Program Info Night from 6:00-7:30pm @ the CCA
- Fri, Jan 18th: Girls Basketball vs Basha: Frosh @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, Varsity @ 7 pm; Girls Soccer vs Xavier: JV @ 4pm, Varsity @ 6 pm
INFO FOR NEW FAMILIES
CHS’s departments and programs were on display at last Thursday’s Curriculum Night. Thanks to everyone who came out to see what CHS is all about. Honors Night is this Wednesday; parents and students are invited to the CCA at 6:00pm to hear specific info about our 4-year International Baccalaureate (IB) Program and Advanced Placement (AP) Program. We can’t wait to welcome our new Wolves on campus in July!
All K-8th graders interested in pom and cheer: Please plan on attending our Mini Wolves Clinic on Saturday, January 26th from 9-11:00 am to learn chants, cheers, and a dance which will be performed at a varsity basketball game. More details can be found on our website or on the community education website.
STATE SPIRITLINE COMPETITION- SAVE THE DATE!
Come out to the State Spiritline Competition and support the Wolves who support everyone!
Date: Saturday, Feb 9th
Performance Time: 8:10 am
Awards: Between 11:30 am and Noon
Location: Estrella Foothills High School,13033 S Estrella Parkway, Goodyear, AZ
Admission: $15 for adults, $5 for students with High School ID, 5 and under are free - This is a cash only event.
ACT PRACTICE TEST
IB Boosters are sponsoring a practice ACT test on Saturday, January 26th from 8:30am-noon. Students can sign up in the College and Career Center during lunch B through Thursday, January 24th. Cost is $10. Cash or checks only (made out to CHS IB Boosters).
Practice for FREE with ACT Academy. ACT Academy is a free online learning tool and test practice program designed to help you get the best score possible on the ACT test, and well on your way to college and career success.
AP TEST PAYMENTS
WOLF HOWL FUNDRAISER
YEARBOOK SENIOR ADS
HONORS INFO NIGHT THIS WEDNESDAY
SENIOR PANORAMIC PHOTO
Parents/guardians and Seniors: Goldbeck Photography will here during 1st hour on Friday, February 1st, 2019 to take the annual senior panoramic photo in the courtyard.
Dress code is enforced; no hats, hoods, sunglasses, bandanas, no banners or signs, etc. will be permitted. It will be chilly so students should dress warmly. Goldbeck Photography will return on Monday, February 4th and Tuesday, February 5th during A&B Lunches to sell you your photos.For more details visit the CHS website.
CHANDLER INNOVATION FAIR
Adult and student volunteers are needed for the Chandler Innovation Fair on Friday, February 22nd and Saturday, February 23rd. Please see the categories and volunteer needs below.
CAREER CENTER INFO
Chandler Education Foundation Scholarships are now open! Visit the CEF Scholarship site for more information on specific scholarships. Deadline to submit applications to Ms. Anderson in the Career Center is Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2:30pm.
Juniors and Seniors interested in learning about different career opportunities through hands-on and interactive activities are encouraged to sign up in the Career Center by January 23rd to attend Maricopa Community Colleges: Exploring Possibilities information session on February 1st.
- Duke University- “Demystifying the College Admission Process on Tues, 1/22 at 6:30pm in the CCA
- University of Advancing Technology (Tempe, AZ) on Wed, 1/23 at 8:45am
- SCAD-The University for Creative Careers (Atlanta, GA) on Thurs, 1/24 at 8:45am
FEBRUARY HERMANAS CONFERENCE
All Latina girls interested in engineering and/or science education and envision a future career in a technical field are invited to attend the "Design Your Future" Hermanas conference on February 8, 2019. The event is sponsored by Maricopa Community Colleges and Intel. Please see Ms. Anderson in the Career Center for more information.
UWE KIND IN CONCERT: A CONCERT FOR STUDENTS OF GERMAN, FRENCH AND SPANISH
MAYOR’S TEEN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
Attached is a link to the webpage and application. Students are asked to fill out the application and submit a brief essay of 200 words or less. Applicants must be City of Chandler residents.
ATTN: VERIZON AND REMIND USERS
The following alert has been communicated regarding Verizon users and Remind. Wolf Bytes can also be accessed on the CHS web page when you click on “News: Announcements and Wolf Bytes Archive.”
If you have Verizon Wireless as your phone carrier and currently receive Remind messages by text, download the app or turn on email notifications for your account.
Both of these options are free of charge.
On your phone: Turn on smartphone notifications (RECOMMENDED) Download the free Remind app on the iOS App Store, on Google Play, or at rmd.me/a. If you don’t already have a Remind account, create one using the phone number where you receive Remind texts. Make sure to enable push notifications from Remind on your phone.
On your computer: Turn on email notifications Go to Remind.com on any computer. As above, if you don’t already have a Remind account, create one using the phone number where you receive Remind texts. Turn on email notifications for your account so you don’t miss any messages.
CORE VALUE HIGHLIGHT
CHS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally-minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.
IB learners are “Principled”. They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.
PATHWAY TO GRADUATION
If you shopped at Chandler Fashion Center & The Boulevard Shops this holiday season, please remember to turn in your receipts and help CHS earn 20 points per dollar spent!
SWEET DEAL! All receipts from stores listed below, dated and submitted between January 16 – February 28, will earn CHS 20 points per dollar spent!
Ann Taylor, Bj’s Restaurant, Barnes and Noble, Bath and Body Works, The Cheesecake Factory, Coach, Helzberg Diamonds, House of Hoops, Kendra Scott, Lush, PACSUN, Pandora, Sephora, Skechers, Vans, Wetzel’s Pretzels.
You can submit your receipts online 24/7 at the school cents website. If you do not need your receipts returned, you can drop them in the CHS collection box located on the Upper Level bridge near Barnes & Noble, or you can bring them to Mrs. Claudio in the front office. Thanks for supporting CHS’s Positive Referral program!