Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
January 28, 2019
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
CHS Model United Nations took part in the Harvard Model United Nations last week. Students had the opportunity to not only take part in the conference but also visit the many historic sites in Boston and surrounding vicinity.
WRESTLERS QUALIFY FOR STATE
Congratulations to the following Arizona Girls State qualifiers: Stefana Jelacic (Section 1 Champ), Carla Rivas (Section 1 Runner-Up), Ryleigh Dye (3rd place Section 1). The girls will compete at State on February 8th in Prescott Valley. Good luck, Wolves!
WRESTLERS WIN IN PAYSON
Please congratulate the following wrestlers for their outstanding performance at the Tim Van Horn Memorial Tournament in Payson last week. Zach Espalin, Thomas Bigelow, Will Kemper, and Nathaniel Deasey took 1st place. Josh Weisman took 3rd, and Trentin Cowell took 5th. Nathaniel Deasey was also given the Outstanding Wrestler award for the upper weights. The boys will compete in Sectionals at CHS on February 2nd. Good luck!
ALL-REGION HONOR BAND
Congratulations to the following students who auditioned on Saturday and were selected to perform in the All-Region Honor Band: Katarina Fenner, Collin Nesbit, Jacob Helgason, and Patrick Stapleton. Additionally, Emily Hawkinson was selected as the number piccolo player and will perform with the All-Region Honor Symphony. Well done!
OUTSTANDING COUNCIL OF DISTINCTION
CHS StuCo had quite a showing at the Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC) State Conference in Prescott last week. StuCo won the 2018-2019 “Outstanding Council of Distinction” award for its leadership development, activities, service projects, traditions, etc. A very special shout out goes to Damijah Carter, who completed his term of AASC State President. Damijah was the first CHS student to hold the State President title. Congrats, Demijah, CHS StuCo, and advisor Mr. Michael Gray!
Last Week's Wins
- Boys Soccer def. Perry (V 1-0, JV tie 1-1) and Brophy (JV 1-0)
- V Boys Basketball def. Basha 49-47
- Girls Basketball def. Basha (V 75-48, JV 54-53, F 32-30)
- V Girls Soccer def. Xavier 2-0
THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS
- Tues, Jan 29th: Girls Soccer vs Hamilton: JV @ 4pm, Varsity @ 6 pm
- Thurs, Jan 31st: Boys Basketball vs Maryvale: F @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, Varsity @ 7 pm
- Fri, Feb 1st: Boys Basketball vs Brophy: F @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, Varsity @ 7 pm; Boys Soccer vs Basha: JV @ 4pm, Varsity @ 6 pm
SPEAK UP, STAND UP, SAVE A LIFE
CHS students traveled to Grand Canyon University last Tuesday to attend the Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life conference that focused on suicide awareness and prevention. Over 3000 students from across the state were there to make the commitment to “Speak Up, Stand up and Save lives.” These students will be part of a team to plan activities on our campus that promote suicide awareness/prevention in the future. Thanks to Mrs. Hunter and Mrs. Hobbs for leading this important movement.
Last Friday during both lunches, students culminated National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week by stopping by the lunch table to write why they want to “SHATTER THE MYTHS” and stay away from drugs and alcohol.
AP TEST Fees
AP parents and students: The Total Registration site had a February 8, 2019 deadline for AP test fees. This supersedes any dates previously published. CHS is honoring the February 8th date as the last day for payment without a $10.00 late fee per exam.
AP CHANGES FOR 2019-2020
SOFTBALL OPEN FIELD
Attention all girls interested in trying out for softball- there will be open field this Wednesday and Thursday on the varsity field from 2:45-4pm. All coaches will be at the field and we hope to see you there. Tryouts are after school next week, February 4th through the 8th. Please bring all gear to the field with you.
SCIENCE AND STEM SHOWCASE
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.
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WOLF HOWL FUNDRAISER
YEARBOOK SENIOR ADS
Senior Ads are still available to purchase. See the attached flyer for more information. The deadline to purchase a Senior Ad is January 31, 2019.
Yearbooks are on sale for $70.00! The price will increase in mid-February.
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.
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.
FACTS OVER FLAVOR
For factual information and videos about e-cigarettes and vaping, please go the following website: https://factsoverflavor.com/
This is the newest anti-vaping campaign put out by the Arizona Department of Health Services. If you have questions or would like more information about these issues or about our Health and Wellness Program at CHS, please contact Sarah Hunter, Prevention Coach at 480-812-7709 or Project Staff Heather Dyke at 480-812-7983.
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.
Attention seniors...are you interested in the Lumberjack Scholars Award from NAU? You must submit an unofficial PDF copy of your 7th semester transcripts to NAU by February 10th in order for them to verify your eligibility for this award. Students must accept their offer of admissions by May 1st in order to be considered for merit awards.
UWE KIND IN CONCERT: A CONCERT FOR STUDENTS OF GERMAN, FRENCH AND SPANISH
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 “Communicators”. They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They are willing to work in collaboration with others.
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!