Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
February 6, 2017
DISTRICT NIGHT OF RECOGNITION
CUSD students, staff and volunteers were honored at the District Night of Recognition last week. Congratulations to Chandler High’s winners:
- Miss Jana Rae Slayton, CHS English Teacher and Softball Coach- Apple Achievement Award
- Cyrus Tolman, CHS Junior- Superintendent’s Student Citizenship Award
- Mike Spangenberg (not pictured)- CHS Outstanding Volunteer
ATHLETIC SIGNING DAY
Twenty-one CHS student athletes participated in last Wednesday’s National Signing Day 2017. Congratulations to the following:
Alexia Morales-Golf-Chandler Gilbert Community College
Mikayla Thomas-Soccer-Paradise Valley Community College
Mia Martinez-Soccer-Mesa Community College
Marina McInelly-Swim-Grand Canyon University
Abbey Brumfiel-Softball-Chandler Gilbert Community College
Gabby Baker-Softball-Georgia State University
Jenesis Outain-Softball-Mesa Community College
Pedro Trejo-Baseball-South Mountain Community College
Antoine Mistico-Baseball-Scottsdale Community College
Zach Barnes-Baseball-Chandler Gilbert Community College
Sam Pepper-Football-United States Air Force Academy
TJ Green-Football-University of Utah
Josiah Perry-Football-University of Memphis
Kolby Taylor-Football-Oregon State
Johnny Johnson III-Football-University of Oregon
Kendon Walker-Football-Arizona Western
Harold Colbert IV-Football-Arizona Western/Washburn
Ryan Johnson-Football-Southern Utah University
Jaaron Taylor-Football-Washburn University
Arianna LaLonde-Basketball-University of Utah
Chloe Juriansz-Basketball-Haverford College
CHANNEL 5 “PAYS IT FORWARD”
Ms. Janice Hobbs, Chandler High Social/Emotional Counselor, was recognized last Wednesday for making a difference in CHS students’ lives. Cheyanne Gaffka, a junior, nominated Ms. Hobbs for the CBS 5 News series “Pay It Forward” Award, and a news crew came to school to videotape Cheyanne presenting the award and $500 cash on behalf of the station. The segment will air this Thursday, February 9th at 6:30pm and Saturday, February 11th at 5:50pm. Congratulations, Ms. Hobbs!
NATIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELORS WEEK
This week is dedicated to school counselors, and CHS would like to thank Mrs. Nelson, Mr. Ireland, Mr. Owen, Mrs. Garcia, Mrs. Rice, Mrs. Shaw, and Mr. Nold for their service to CHS students and the Chandler community.
School counselors work hard to ensure that students become responsible, productive members of society so that they can meet the challenges of the 21st century. Additionally, our school counselors are pivotal in helping students with their education and career action plan graduation requirements. Thank a counselor today!
Last Week's Wins
- V Girls Soccer def. Millennium in the first round of State Playoffs.
- Girls Basketball def. Boulder Creek (Freshmen 42-40, JV 55-53, and Varsity 69-48) and Perry (Freshmen 47-27, JV 49-27, and Varsity 64-35)
- Boys Basketball def. Perry (JV 55-54 and Varsity 65-55) and Boulder Creek (JV 62-58 and Varsity 68-64)
THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS
- Mon, Feb 6th : Choir Pops Concert @ 7 pm in the CCA
- Tues, Feb 7th: Girls Basketball vs. Hamilton- Freshmen @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm & Varsity @ 7 pm
- Wed, Feb 8th: 2017 Spring College Fair @ 6 pm in the CCA
STEM IS FUN
CHS, a member of the AZ STEM Program, hosted approximately 100 elementary and junior high students at STEM IS FUN on Saturday, February 4th. The students rotated through classrooms and participated in many STEM-related labs and activities with the opportunity to win prizes at the end. Thanks to the CHS Science Department for sponsoring such a great day!
MORP- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH
Student Council is very excited to bring back a tradition at CHS…. MORP! What is MORP? It’s the total opposite of Prom. Girls ask the guys, and couples come in casual matching attire; this year we’re going neon! Tennis shoes only since we will be in Payne Gym. Tickets are on sell in the bookstore for $10/person. Guest passes are also available in the bookstore and must be completed and turned in to Mrs. Templeton’s office by Friday, February 17th.
CEF SCHOLARSHIP INFO
Attention Class of 2017!
Chandler Education Foundation Scholarship applications are now available!
Visit the Chandler Education Foundation website to see the scholarships that are available and to download the application. There are 36 scholarships for Chandler High School seniors! Don’t leave money sitting on the table. Apply today!!
Applications are due to Dr. Bonillas in the College and Career Center on Thursday, March 9th at 2:30 pm.
AVID APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FROM FRESHMEN
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is an exciting college preparatory class at Chandler High. AVID requirements include enrolling in at least one core honors course each year, completing all of the requirements to be admitted to a four-year college, and maintaining a college eligible grade point average. AVID students will study and/or review nightly, join clubs/sports, participate in college visits, perform community service, and practice leadership skills.
Students considered for AVID are bright students who would benefit from increased academic rigor, organizational support, academic support, and/or who might be the first in their families to navigate the path to college. Current freshmen interested in applying for AVID should see their counselor or Mrs. Templeton for an application.
2017 CUSD SPRING COLLEGE FAIR
Interested in meeting with representatives from Arizona Colleges and Universities? Here’s your chance! CUSD is hosting its 2017 Spring College Fair on Wednesday, February 8th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Chandler Center of the Arts. See you there!
CIRCLE K FUEL UP NIGHT
CHS is partnering with Circle K for the second FUEL UP fundraiser of the year. Join CHS Cheer, Scruffy, and staff at the Circle K at the corner of Arizona Ave. and Frye Rd. from 4:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, February 8th. Circle K will be drawing names for gift cards and baskets. Write your name on the back of your receipt and turn it in to the box before you leave.
COMPUGIRLS SPRING BREAK CAMP
Help Chandler High School win $300 to $3,000!
Shop, dine or watch a movie at Chandler Fashion Center and the Boulevard Shops
May 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017 - It’s Easy to support our school when you log receipts at the Chandler Fashion Center Guest Services desk or drop off receipts at school in the receipt collection box. View the latest School Cents flyer for details about the program.
Remember Double Points in January!
This includes any receipts you’ve collected during this school year. Don’t forget to submit those receipts or drop them off at CHS by January 31st so we can submit them for you.
Triple points in February at the following stores
Ben Ridge Jewelers
White House/Black Market
Earn 1,000 points when you purchase a Mall Visa Gift Card
This is available at Guest Services. It can be used anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.
See cardholder agreement for details.