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January 14, 2019

CACTUS CUP CO-ED CHAMPS

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y! Congratulations to CHS’s Co-Ed Cheer Team for winning this weekend’s Cactus Cup!

CHS Cheer

MAXPREPS TOUR OF CHAMPIONS

The Chandler High School Football team was recognized by the National Guard and MaxPreps Tour of Champions during halftime of last week’s varsity basketball game against Basha. Chandler High finished the season ranked as the #15 team in the country. This is the 4th time in the past 5 years that Chandler has finished the season in the top 25 nationally.

CHS Football

WRESTLER EARNS 2ND AT NATIONAL TOURNEY

Zach Espalin won second place in Temecula, CA this weekend after losing a hard-fought championship match in triple overtime. The Temecula Battle for the Belt Tournament is one of the top wrestling tournaments in the country. Congratulations, Zach!

Coach Mejia and Zach Espalin

ALUMNI SOCCER PLAYER DRAFTED BY MLS

Congratulations to Don Tchilao. Don, a member of the Chandler High School class of 2015, was recently drafted by the Los Angeles Galaxy in the 2nd round of the Major League Soccer Draft. Don played on the 2015 Championship Soccer team at Chandler prior to attending Oregon State on a soccer scholarship.

Don Tchilao

Recent Wins

  • Girls Basketball def. Basha (V 43-40, JV 44-40) and Dobson (V 51-39, F 25-18)
  • Boys Basketball def. Basha (V 57-47, JV 56-44) and Dobson (V 65-58, JV 66-43, F 62-28)
  • JV Boys Soccer def. Sandra Day O’Connor 3-0

THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS


  • Tues, Jan 15th: Girls Basketball vs Xavier, Frosh @ 4 pm JV @ 5:30 pm Varsity @ 7 pm; Girls Soccer vs Highland, JV @ 4pm Varsity @ 6 pm
  • Thurs, Jan 17th from 5:45pm to 7:30pm in the CCA: Curriculum Night for incoming 9th graders or others interested in attending CHS
  • Fri, Jan 18th: Boys Basketball vs Dobson, Frosh @ 4 pm JV @ 5:30 pm Varsity @ 7 pm; Girls Soccer vs Red Mountain, JV @ 4pm Varsity @ 6 pm

CTE TOURS

Hundreds of 8th graders had the opportunity to check out Chandler High’s Career and Tech Ed programs last week during our CTE Tours. Future Wolves were greeted by Scruffy, band, and spiritline, got to meet Principal Rother, heard from a panel of current students, and toured great classes such as culinary, engineering, robotics, automotive, digital photo, design, FFA/Agriculture, and many more! Students also received their 1st official CHS t-shirt. Thanks to CTE, Link Crew and Student Council for hosting the awesome event!

CTE Tours

CHANDLER Boys BASKETBALL

CHS’s basketball players are making news on and off the court. The highly ranked Wolves volunteered at Feed My Starving Children last week. On Saturday night the team helped box 54,864 meals which will feed 150 kids for an entire year. Well done, gentlemen.


Come out to Payne Gym this Friday night as the Wolves take on Perry in a huge matchup of region powers. Watch for special activities leading up to and during the game. Go Wolves!

Boys Basketball Community Service

EQUITY TEAM NEWS

CHS’s Equity and Inclusion “YES” team met last Tuesday to decide on events and processes they will use to engage CHS in meaningful culture climate change, and then volunteered their time at the Klezmer Music Festival. Noah Oshust, Donedison Tumaini, Fiona Fajut and Mia Nelson were Will Call volunteers for the Klezmer Screening and Concert presented by the East Valley Jewish Community Center. Other students from CHS’s Equity/Inclusion “YES” team attended the CUSD invitational Klezmer Music Festival and had the following thoughts about how CHS will create change: “Music can express culture” and “Music is a fun way to bring diverse groups together.”

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UNITY ASSEMBLY SPIRIT WEEK

Unity Assembly Spirit Week

GERMAN INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS EXHIBITION

The Goethe Institut has partnered with Chandler High’s German Program to host the German Inventors and Inventions Exhibition “Erfinderland”. Check out more at the following website.

ANTI-VAPING POSTER CONTEST WINNER

Congratulations to Thinh (Bill) Nguyen for winning first place in the Anti-Vaping poster contest in Mrs. Kemp’s classes. The top 3 winners will have their posters printed and hung up around campus to promote the idea that vaping is not a healthy choice for students.

Anti-Vaping Poster

UPCOMING IB EVENTS

Tuesday, 1/15 from 5:30-7pm: IB Registration Fair - Jones Student Union- This event is for current sophomores and parents interested in connecting with IB teachers and students. We will help the students put together their Diploma Program or Career Program two-year plan.


Current sophomores interested in signing up to be IB Diploma Program or IB Career Program candidates need to turn the IB registration form in to Mrs. Bender by Friday, 1/18.


Tuesday, 1/15 @ 7pm: IB Booster Meeting - Jones Student Union

AP TEST PAYMENTS

Attention, Advanced Placement Students: All AP test payments must be completed by January 25th to avoid a $10.00 late fee. Click here for payment information.

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.

FUTURE FRESHMEN- “SAVE THE DATES”

Curriculum and Honors Night Flyers

2019 ART ISSUE MAGAZINE

Art Issue Flyer

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.

CAREER CENTER INFO

Juniors and seniors interested in learning about different career opportunities through hands-on and interactive activities should sign up in the Career Center by January 18th to attend Maricopa Community Colleges: Exploring Possibilities information session on February 1st.


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.

COLLEGE VISITS

  • Army on Wed, 1/16 at 9:30am
  • 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.

ACT ACADEMY

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.

PROM DRESS COLLECTION AND GIVEAWAY

Prom Dress Collection Flyet

MAYOR’S TEEN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

The City of Chandler is accepting applications through January 25, 2019, for the Mayor's Teen Leadership Academy. This is a great opportunity for high school students to learn about the inner-workings of city government by meeting with the Mayor and City Council members as well as managers and staff from every city department. The academy will be held March 11 - 15 during the first week of spring break. Students will meet from 9 a.m. - noon each day during this five-day academy and participate in activities to better understand how Arizona's fourth largest city is run.

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.

UWE KIND IN CONCERT: A CONCERT FOR STUDENTS OF GERMAN, FRENCH AND SPANISH

Concert Flyer

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Community Resource Flyer
Community Resource Flyer

IB SHADOW DAYS

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

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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!

No School on Monday January 21st

There will be no school on Monday, January 21st, due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.