Chandler High Wolf Bytes

100 Years of Excellence

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ethics essay contest winners

Congratulations to Annie Bricker whose essay was selected as the top senior essay for Chandler High School in the 2015 ethics essay contest sponsored by The Williams Institute for Ethics and Management and ASU Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics. The topic was Should We Care about Privacy? Why or Why Not? Annie received a certificate and $500 to apply to further studies. David Chiang’s essay won top junior honors. He received $300. Great job, Annie and David!

academic decathlon

On April 14th, Academic Decathlon students gave back to the community by completing community service at “Feed My Starving Children.”

chandler high ib

Congratulations to Mrs. Anne Bender, Chandler High School’s IB Coordinator, who has been elected to a two-year term as co-chair for the organization of Arizona International Baccalaureate Schools.

chs world language students

Twenty-six CHS World Language students participated in this year’s National French Exam, and several scored above the national average in their levels. Congratulations to the following: Sang Huynh, John Miller, Benjamin Quintanilla, Robert Barnai, Jordan Bradbeer, Giuse Nguyen, Chloe Wong, Scott Johnstun, Jackson Nichols, Laura Roa and Don Tchilao.

Spring Hill Suites by Marriott ARTNIGHT

The Spring Hill Suites by Marriot sponsors an ARTNIGHT once a year and invites Chandler High School students to exhibit art work. Thanks to all of the CHS students and community members who participated in and supported Marriot’s national program.

chs athletics

Recent Wins:

  • Softball def. Mountain Ridge (F 17-2) and Highland (JV 14-4)
  • Baseball def. Mountain Ridge (V 6-0; JV 11-5; F 10-4), Highland (V 10-9; JV 17-7) and Desert Vista (JV 10-0)
  • Boys Tennis def. Gilbert (JV 9-0)
  • Boys Volleyball def. Poston Butte (V 3-0; JV 2-1)

This Week’s Home Events:

  • Monday, April 27th: Baseball vs. Skyline (JV and F @ 4:00 pm)
  • Wednesday, April 29th: Softball vs. Dobson (V @ 4:00 pm); Baseball vs. Dobson (JV and F @ 4:00pm)
  • Thursday, April 30th: Boys Volleyball vs. Marcos de Niza (JV @ 4:00; V @ 5:30)

ib art exhibit

IB Art students’ work was on exhibit at CHS for two weeks. IB students worked diligently to put together their studio exhibits and record information in their Investigative Workbook about their research, experiences, and studio work. Featured artists were Jessmin Fernandez (pictured), Michelle Hank, Ileeyah Hoeck, Celisse Jones, Jackie Moreno (pictured), Phi Nguyen (pictured), Maria Roman and Monica Sekaquaptewa.

Career Center Info

CHS students interested in attending the following presentations by visiting college reps may sign up in the Career Center:

  • Grand Canyon University on Monday, April 27th @ 8:30am
  • FIDM on Wednesday, April 29th @ 10:30

New presentations are added daily. Visit the
career center calendar to access other valuable info.

ACT Testing Information

On Tuesday, April 28th at 7:20am, all CHS Juniors will sit for the ACT. This is an 11:50 late start for 9th, 10th and 12th graders. We are running two bus routes- the regular route for juniors, and a second route that freshmen, sophomores and seniors will catch 4 ½ hours later than their regular pick-up time.

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.

Chandler School Boosters (CSB) is producing its first fundraiser, the Family Magic Night event. The event will be held at the Hamilton High School Auditorium on May 2nd. There will be three shows: 2:00pm, 4:30pm and 7:00pm. The show will feature the magic of Craig Davis, a world famous illusionist and magician. Purchase a ticket for just $10. Tickets can be ordered online here: magic show tickets.

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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