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100 Years of Excellence

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chs world language

The CHS World Language Department was informed by ASU that our Intermediate Level competitors for an original play written and performed in French won 2nd Place! Apart from their amazing acting, the students were noted for having few linguistic errors and having the ability to convey emotion and humor with the language. Congratulations to the following: Marco Vicente, Selena Vance, Emelia Dolson, Robert Barnai, Bri Dady, Brooke Lester, Giuse Nguyen, Sierra Schlott, Joanne Crabajales, and Rachel Wimbley.

mr. chs

Congratulations to Thompson Knox, named 2015 Mr. CHS! Andrew Hopson was 1st runner up, and Nolan Vale was 2nd runner up. The contestants competed in categories such as Evening Wear, Talent and Interview. Thanks to CHS Theater for sponsoring the event!

sun lakes community theatre scholarship

Senior Theatre student, Uyen Hoang, was awarded a $500 scholarship last week by the Sun Lakes Community Theater. Submissions were accepted by theatre students from all over the district who are planning on majoring in theatre in college. Congratulations, Uyen!

CHS Athletics

Recent Wins:

  • Softball def. Corona del Sol (F 19-4)
  • Baseball def. Campo Verde (F 14-10), Hamilton (JV 1-0) and Mesquite (F 8-5)
  • Girls Tennis def. Desert Ridge (V 8-1; JV 9-0) and Skyline (V 9-0)
  • Boys Tennis def. Desert Ridge (V 8-1; JV 5-4)
  • Boys Volleyball def. Dobson (JV 2-1)

This Week’s Home Events:

  • Monday, April 13th: Softball vs. Tolleson (JV and F @ 4:00pm); Baseball vs. Perry (JV and F @ 4:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, April 14th: Boys Tennis vs. Basha @ 3:30pm; Softball vs. Highland (V @ 4:00 pm);
  • Wednesday, April 15th: Baseball vs. Mountain Pointe (JV and F @ 4:00pm); Softball vs. Mountain Pointe (V @ 4:00pm)
  • Thursday, April 16th: Girls Tennis vs. Hamilton @ 3:30pm; Boys Volleyball vs. Corona del Sol (JV @ 4:00pm, V @ 5:30); MODAZZ Concert @ 7:00pm at the CCA
  • Friday, April 17th: Softball vs. Hamilton (V @ 4:00pm); Baseball vs Corona (V @ 3:45pm)

2015 Prom

The CHS Junior/Senior Prom will be held this Saturday, April 18th from 8:00-11:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased for $55 in the bookstore. Prom will be hosted at the Bentley Projects at 215 East Grant Street in Phoenix, Arizona 85004. It’s bound to be a fantastic event!


The Si Se Puede Foundation is teaming with Chandler-Gilbert Community College to sponsor a calculus competition to benefit the Calculus Club from the Si Se Puede Robotics Camp. Interested students should see their calculus teacher.

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CHS Dance is preparing for their April 16th Dance Concert and setting lighting cues during rehearsals. This student-produced concert is bound to be terrific! Check out additional info below.

CHS students interested in attending the following presentations by visiting college reps may sign up in the Career Center:

  • Johns Hopkins University- Monday, April 13th @ 7:00pm
  • Arizona Pre-Health Professional Expo hosted @ the downtown campuses of ASU, NAU and UA- Wednesday, April 15th (See career center calendar for more info)
  • U of A- Junior Presentation- Wednesday, April 22nd @ 8:30am
  • Avalon- Wednesday, April 22nd @ 10:30am
  • ASU- Junior Presentation- Thursday, April 23rd @ 10:00am

New presentations are added daily. Visit the
career center calendar to access other valuable info.

2015 Testing Information

AzMERIT Testing

  • Tuesday, April 14th- ELA Writing for all students in English 9, English 10 and English 11 (includes Honors/AP/IB/ELD classes)- 10:25am Early Release for students not testing

  • Wednesday, April 15th- ELA Reading for all students in English 9, English 10 and English 11 (includes Honors/AP/IB/ELD classes)- 10:25am Early Release for students not testing

  • Monday, April 20th- Math for all students in Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2 (includes Honors)- 10:15am Early Release for students not testing

ACT Testing

  • Tuesday, April 28th at 7:20am for all CHS Juniors- This is an 11:50 late start for 9th, 10th and 12th graders. We are running two bus routes- the regular route for juniors, and a second route that freshmen, sophomores and seniors will catch 4 ½ hours later than their regular pick-up time.

azmerit testing

As you may know, AzMERIT testing will begin next week and we wanted to provide you more information about what to expect.

AzMERIT replaces AIMS for reading, writing, and math. All high school students will take AzMERIT end-of-course tests in English Language Arts (ELA) and math that will test their proficiency in both subjects.

AzMERIT end-of-course tests are administered to those students enrolled in English 9, English 10, English 11, and Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. The ELA tests include a writing portion and a reading portion. Ninth or tenth graders will still take the AIMS Science test at the end of a biology course.

Passing AzMERIT is not a requirement for high school graduation. Additionally, as of last month, juniors and seniors who did not originally pass AIMS will not be required to retake the AIMS test in order to graduate.

The AzMERIT test was selected by the Arizona State Board of Education because it goes beyond multiple choice questions to provide a better indicator of what students have learned during the school year.

  • Writing: The writing portion will require students to read a few passages and then write about them. This type of task requires students to think deeper about topics and use evidence to support their thinking.

  • Reading: The reading portion will be administered in two parts in one day. Students will have ample time to read and answer questions. The test also contains editing tasks to measure student understanding of fundamental skills like spelling and grammar.

  • Math: The math portion will be administered in two parts in one day. Students will have ample time to read and answer questions. The test will ask questions that check a student’s conceptual understanding of math, as well as their procedural skills.

AzMERIT testing will be given via paper and pencil at CHS. A late bus will be available at 4:00pm for students who test past 2:14pm.

Chandler School Boosters (CSB) is producing its first fundraiser, the Family Magic Night event. The event will be held at the Hamilton High School Auditorium on May 2nd. There will be three shows: 2:00pm, 4:30pm and 7:00pm. The show will feature the magic of Craig Davis, a world famous illusionist and magician. Purchase a ticket for just $10 and can be ordered online here: magic show tickets.

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EF Exchange Program

Bring the World into your family! Amy Peterson is the International Exchange Coordinator for EF High School Exchange Year. Their goal is to match dedicated, great exchange students with families wanting to share our American culture. They work with and support local high schools, students, and their host families. If you are interested in hosting one of the many students we are currently trying to place, please contact Amy by emailing her at or calling her at 480-452-4442. Exchange isn’t a year in your life, it’s a Life in a year!
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Parents of high school students are invited to preview and evaluate the Algebra 2 Textbook and Environmental Science Textbook Adoption materials submitted at the Instructional Resource Center (IRC) from now until May 5th, 2015. The IRC hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The IRC is located at 500 W. Galveston, Chandler, AZ 85225. Math Instructional Specialists will be available to answer questions on Thursday, March 26, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Parents who are not able to attend on this date are welcome to come to the IRC between the hours of 8:00-4:00, Monday-Friday.

second semester final exams

Thursday, May 21st and Friday, May 22nd are review days. May 21st is 1-3-5; May 22nd is 2-4-6. 0 hour teachers will test on Wednesday; students must be in class both days.

Tuesday May 26th, 2015

0 Hour - 6:30-7:20

1st Hour - 7:25-9:00

3rd Hour - 9:10-10:45

5th Hour - 10:55-12:30

Make up exams (prearranged) 1:30-2:45

Wednesday May 27th, 2015

0 Hour - 6:30-7:20

2nd Hour - 7:25-9:00

4th Hour - 9:10-10:45

6th Hour - 10:55-12:30

Make up exams (prearranged) 1:30-2:45