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October 19, 2016

AZ TOP 5 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Ms. Lori Lyford, CHS Choir Director, has been named an Arizona Education Foundation Top 5 Teacher of the Year and a 2017 Ambassador for Excellence! She continues to be in the running for AZ Teacher of the Year (announced in November). Congratulations and good luck, Ms. Lyford!

PERFECT ACT SCORES

Congratulations to Gabrielle Enns and Nicholas Johnson for earning perfect composite scores of 36 on the ACT. This achievement is significant and rare. On average, less than one-tenth of 1% of all test takers earns the top score. Among U.S. high school graduates in the class of 2016, only 2,235 out of nearly 2.1 million students who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36. Gabrielle and Nicholas are also National Merit Semi-Finalists. Congratulations!

This Week's Home Events

  • Wednesday, Oct 19th: Girls Volleyball vs Hamilton: Freshmen @ 4 pm, JV @ 5 pm, Varsity @ 6 pm; Freshman Football vs Brophy @ 6 pm
  • Thursday, Oct 20th: Swim vs Skyline/Desert Mountain @ 4 pm
  • Friday, Oct 21st: Varsity Football vs Brophy @ 7 pm

CHANDLER FOOTBALL- CUSD YOUTH NIGHT

The Chandler Football Family invites all CUSD youth programs to join us this Friday, October 21st, as we face Brophy High School at Austin Field. Kick-off is set for 7:00pm. View the CUSD Youth Night Flyer for additional info.

GIRLS IN ENGINEERING PIPELINE

Chandler High School and Intel partnered for the Girls in Engineering Pipeline Workshop during the first week of Fall Break. Thirty-two young ladies from Andersen and Willis Junior Highs worked with CHS Engineering Teacher Mrs. Carmen Shugert to build and program EV3 Lego Mindstorm Robots to be able to accomplish different challenges. A second camp (it will be a continuation of the first one) will take place the first week of the spring intersession.

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ORCHESTRA CONCERT

Symphonic Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and a few string quartets performed a number of terrific songs at their first concert of the year before Fall Break. Songs ranged from Bach’s Eight Organ Preludes and Fugues in C Major to Halleluja from Shrek. The orchestras are conducted by Ms. Danelle Kennedy. Excellent work!

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EAST VALLEY WOMEN’S LEAGUE HONORS TWO SENIORS

The East Valley Women’s League is honored to present CHS Seniors Julio Zavala and Francisco Lopez with a professional wardrobe, including a new suit, shirt, tie, belt, socks and shoes to have for college/scholarship/job interviews and to have for Prom. Julio and Francisco were awarded the gifts based on their character and potential to reach their goals.

AFJROTC RECEIVED DISTINGUISHED UNIT AWARD

Chandler High’s AFJROTC unit received the Distinguished Unit Award for 2015-2016. The award recognizes the personal growth and accomplishments of the cadets, contributions of the instructors as mentors, and the support of the school and local community. Congratulations, Wolves!

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STUDENT COUNCIL RECOGNIZED AT BOARD MEETING

CHS STUCO was recognized at the September 28th CUSD Board Meeting. Lindsay Kloth, Student Body President, introduced the council and spoke about the numerous successful activities the group accomplished 1st quarter. Mr. Michael Gray sponsors the student leaders.

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CHS ARTWORK ON DISPLAY

Several pieces of CHS students’ artwork, including drawings, photography, and ceramics, are on display at the CUSD Office. Sophomore Mayci Vannasap is pictured with her artwork. Ms. Jennifer Knoll is her AP Art Teacher.

PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE LEADERSHIP COMPETITION

Just before Fall Break, FFA members demonstrated the proper use of Parliamentary Procedure as a team in a competitive demonstration before judges. This was a terrific leadership experience as it taught proper use of Parliamentary Procedure, Public Speaking and Debate Skills.

CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT

The 2016 Chandler Baseball Corn Hole Tournament will take place this Saturday, October 22, at 12pm. See the Corn Hole Tournament flyer for info to sign up, location and prizes. Come join the fun!

CHS HAUNTED HOUSE THIS SATURDAY

Student Council and CHS Theatre are creating a Haunted House in the CTE Bldg at CHS this Saturday, October 22, from 7:30-10:00 pm. There are 12 different rooms/zones to endure. Cost is $3 with student ID and $5 for adults. This is a family friendly haunt and it is designed to scare. "Scare-actors" will NOT touch anyone but their goal is to create an experience you will not forget!

MAYOR’S TEEN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

Calling all Chandler teens! You are encouraged to apply for Mayor Jay Tibshraeny’s Teen Leadership Academy. During the five-day program, students will meet with elected officials, managers and staff from every City’s department to better understand how Arizona’s fourth largest city is run.


The free academy will run from March 13-17, (Chandler Unified School District’s spring intersession) from approximately 9 a.m. to noon. Students must have transportation to and from City Hall during the duration of the program.


Applications for the program are available online and must be submitted by Friday, December 2.

WORLD LANGUAGE EXPO AUDITIONS

Auditions to perform at the World Language Expo will be held on October 24th – 28th from 2:15-3:30 in room 516. Dancers, actors, musicians, and other performers are welcome to showcase their cultural talents.

CAREER CENTER NEWS

The College and Career Center is hosting numerous colleges this fall. If you’re interested in attending a presentation, see Dr. Bonillas and receive a pass. For a complete list of upcoming 2nd quarter visits, please take a look at the college visit list.


Join us on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:00pm in the CCA for Senior and Parent Financial Aid Night. View the Financial Aid Flyer for more info.


Thursday and Friday, November 3rd and 4th, are Arizona Construction Career Days. View the Career Days Flyer for more info.

CHANDLER CARE CENTER

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Are you looking for a way to help families in need this holiday season? The Chandler CARE Center’s Thanksgiving Family Assistance Day on Saturday, November 19th is your opportunity! Please join CHS in helping to provide the makings for a Thanksgiving meal to Chandler families in need. There is no need to wait until November to donate; CHS will take your donations of turkeys, canned fruits, dry pinto beans, cereal, boxed stuffing, boxed desserts (pudding or Jell-O), canned vegetables, soup, rice, instant mashed potatoes, pasta, mac and cheese, toiletries, hygiene items (shampoo, soap, deodorant, etc.), and paper goods (paper towels, tissue, toilet paper). Donations can be dropped off at the front office by Wednesday, November 16th. Thank you for your support of the CARE Center and your commitment to helping Chandler families in need!

FUEL UP NIGHT

Join us at Circle K this Friday, October 21st from 4:00-8:00pm for Fuel Up Night! Head to Circle K at the corner of Arizona Ave. and Frye Rd. and fill up your tank at any pump for a donation to CHS. There will be giveaways, including two $50 Circle K gift cards! Just write your name on the back of your receipt and drop it in the designated raffle box. The store will print you an extra receipt if you need it. For more info, see the Fueling Our Schools flyer.

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Date has been extended through October!

EARN QUAD POINTS when you eat at Chandler Fashion Center & The Boulevard Shops from September 15th through October 31st

Earn double points through October 31st


Shop at the stores below and submit your receipts to earn 10 points per dollar spent


  • Bath and Body Works
  • Hot Topic
  • Michael Kors
  • Soft Surroundings
  • Bebe
  • Journeys
  • Nick's Menswear
  • Buckle
  • Journeys Kidz
  • Shoe Palace


For your convenience, drop receipts off in our front office and we will submit them for you, OR you can bring your receipts to Guest Services located on the upper level across from Barnes & Noble


Visit ShopChandlerFashionCenter.com to view your dining and shopping options.

LET’S MAKE CHS MONEY $$