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WINNING WOLVES

CHS AP SCHOLARS

Congratulations to Chandler High’s 2015 AP (Advanced Placement) Scholars! 118 Wolves earned Scholar distinction and averaged 3.67 on AP Exams taken last May. Excellent work!


  • Sixty-five students were named AP Scholars, sitting for three or more AP Exams and scoring a 3 or higher.
  • Twenty students earned AP Scholar with Honor titles for receiving an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.
  • Thirty-three students were named AP Scholars with Distinction for receiving an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
  • Nine students were named National AP Scholars for receiving an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

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chs wrestling

Congratulations to CHS Wrestler Jason Holmes for his outstanding performance at the National Tournament in Fargo, ND July 20th-25th. Jason is now a National Champion in Freestyle and took 4th in Greco Roman.

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open house

Many parents came out to get an overview of what CHS has to offer and meet their child(ren)’s teachers last week. The event started off with terrific performances by the marching band, cheer and choir. Mr. Rother then welcomed parents in the CCA and highlighted CHS’s numerous successes. Parents perused the courtyard for information regarding programs and extracurriculars, and made their way to classrooms to meet the teachers. Thanks to everyone who participated!

PURCHASE YOUR GAME DAY SHIRT NOW!

Show your Wolf spirit by purchasing a Game Day shirt for $12.00 in the bookstore. Students are encouraged to wear their Chandler blue every Friday.

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CUSD BOND FACTS: DID YOU KNOW?


  • Chandler Unified has been identified as the No. 1 school district in Arizona for the second year in a row based on data from 2015 Niche rankings.
  • Chandler Unified is the third largest district in Arizona and continues to grow approximately 600 to 1000 students a year which requires additional classrooms, related furniture, technology and equipment.



For additional information, visit the district website.

Following the 2012 elections, Arizona ranked 45th in the nation for voter turnout. To combat this startling statistic, O’Connor House, the legacy project of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, has launched a new voter engagement initiative, The Great Voter Challenge. Register to vote here.


“Roughly half of Arizona voters actually vote and that’s frightening. I hope that we can encourage every citizen to register and vote. It’s so important, and Arizona can do better on that score.” - Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

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In order to vote in the November election, you must register by October 5, 2015. Ballots will be mailed on October 8, 2015. Election Day is November 3, 2015.

IB-MYP REGISTRATION AND PARENT NIGHT

IB-MYP registration is now open to 9th grade students in at least one honors class and a World Language.
Students can register by logging on to: https://goo.gl/FJzRDZ
Please plan on attending a Parent Information Night about the IB program in the CHS Media Center on Tuesday, August 11th at 6:00pm.
Contact Mrs. Bender with any questions at bender.anne@cusd80.com

recruiting realities

College Athletic Recruiting: This is a program that gives parents and athletes the answers in a straightforward, no nonsense, entertaining 50-minute presentation.


"The Realities of College Recruiting"

Presented by Jack Renkens

Chandler High School Center for the Arts

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:30 PM


Former college coach and recruiting expert, Jack Renkens, has helped thousands of families around the country head down the right path of finding scholarships. Often it's down a path they didn't know existed. Any doubts or reservations about attending? Simply check out the Recruiting Realities website.

career center news

August 15th: A FREE Practice SAT test*(current format). Register online at bit.ly/aug15sat
August 22nd: A FREE Practice PSAT test. Register at bit.ly/aug22psat
August 29th: A FREE Practice ACT Test. Register at bit.ly/aug29act
All practice tests are administered by Kaplan.

*The SAT is changing in March. This practice test covers the current format. We will offer another practice test for the new formatted SAT on January16, 2016.


September 21st: The CUSD COLLEGE FAIR at Chandler Center for the Arts. Doors will open at 5:30pm with the program beginning at 6:00pm.

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club fair

CHS will be hosting a Club Fair on August 13th during 2nd hour. Every Wolf is encouraged to sign up for a club; there’s something to meet everyone’s interest!

PSAT

Students can work toward their college goals by taking the PSAT/NMSQT. This year the exam will be administered during school hours, and test quantities are limited. Chandler High will administer the exam on Wednesday, October 28th from 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration for the PSAT/NMSQT will open on August 10th and payment of 20 dollars will be processed at the Chandler High bookstore. Juniors, don’t miss out on your chance to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship program. All students may access the Khan Academy website for free test prep materials at https://www.khanacademy.org/sat. Questions? Contact Ms. Nelson in Counseling.

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CAMP

CHS will host High School Volleyball Skills Camp (9th-12th graders) on August 3rd– 6th from 2:30-5:00pm in the Payne Gym. The cost is $75.00 per camper, and participants will receive a camp t-shirt. To register, go to www.cusd80.com and click on the Community Ed tab. Select CUSD Camps & Clinics and click on Register for a Community Ed Program. Scroll down and select CUSD Camps/Clinics and find our camp and enroll. Online registration accepts debit/credit cards only. If you need to pay by check or money order, or need access to a computer, please visit:


CUSD Community Ed

1525 W Frye Rd.

Chandler, AZ 85224


No cash accepted and no camp walk-ups will be admitted.

Questions? Please contact: Audra Slemmer 480-812-7892

Email: Slemmer.audra@cusd80.com


FRY’S COMMUNITY REWARDS

Participants may begin re-enrolling in the 2015-2016 Fry’s Community Rewards now! Last year, CHS earned over $2000 for Student Council/Student Activities. Thanks for your support!