Chandler High Wolf Bytes

School of Champions

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August 1st, 2016


Congratulations to CHS Boys Volleyball for displaying excellence in the classroom and winning the 2015-2016 AVCA Team Academic Award. CHS was one of 23 high school boys teams across the nation that received the award for maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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CHS Administrators met with freshmen last Friday to introduce themselves, provide valuable information about CHS, and clarify expectations for the school year. Every freshman (860 of them!) left the meeting with a 2016-2017 Wolves Student Planner and the challenge to become involved and thrive at the School of Champions.


Link Crew hosted approximately 200 freshmen at last Friday’s Welcome Back to School Pool Party. CHS’s newest Wolves swam, ate, listened to fun music, and had a great time. Thanks to Link Crew for planning such a great event!


CHS will host Parents’ Open House on Thursday, August 4th, beginning at 6:00pm. Please plan on attending the Opening Meeting in the CCA to meet administrators and counselors and hear an overview of the great opportunities CHS has to offer. From 6:30-8:00, parents are invited to visit their children’s classrooms as well as club displays in the 100 and 500 building hallways.


CHS Sophomores and Juniors, who reside in Gilbert, are encouraged to apply for the Town of Gilbert’s Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee. Applications are due August 18th. View the following link for requirements, a calendar, and applications.


CHS Faculty celebrated the first Spirit Day of the school year by donning their Chandler gear last Friday. Check out Social Studies and World Language teachers in their Wolf wear! Watch for info coming soon regarding CHS Game Day shirts and spirit wear on sale through the Pack Shack. Everyone is encouraged to show spirit and wear Chandler gear on Fridays!

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If you are a parent of a CHS Freshman interested in the International Baccalaureate Program, please plan on attending a Parent Information Night in the CHS Media Center on Tuesday, August 9th at 6:00pm. Contact Mrs. Bender with any questions at


Since the class of 1999, Chandler High DECA has had the honor of having eight Arizona DECA State Officers elected. These officers have dedicated their senior year to serving Arizona DECA and its members. They went through extensive leadership training, presented to thousands of students across Arizona, and upon graduation, went on to attend college and become established in successful careers. One of our own, Ed Trang, has become an integral part of Arizona DECA as his career- Director of Operations for Arizona DECA. As our 2016 Arizona DECA State Vice President pinned our 2017 Arizona DECA State Vice President at an induction ceremony that took place on June 8th, it became apparent to Chandler DECA Advisor, Kim Frahm, what an exceptional group of students Chandler DECA has produced to serve at the highest level of leadership in Arizona DECA. We truly are a school of DECA Champions!
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From left to right: Ed Trang, Class of 2004, Director of Operations for Arizona DECA; Zoe Zammit, 2016 State Vice President; Juan Cardenas, 2017 State Vice President.


Sign up for the next ACT Exam at The registration deadline for the September 10th Test Date is on August 5th. The CHS School Code is 030045.

College Visits begin next week! The University of Arizona will be visiting Chandler High on Thursday, August 11th at 8:30 a.m. Come by the College and Career Center to sign up for the presentation!


The CHS Counseling Department will be sharing Career information throughout the year. This week’s spotlight focuses on a few great careers in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resource field. If you have questions or would like additional info, CHS Counselors are here to help.

Environmental Engineer Technicians prevent and clean up environmental pollution. They often carry out the plans that environmental engineers develop. An EVT starts out making $28,000-33,000 and requires an Associate’s degree. An Environmental Engineer requires a Bachelor’s degree.

Veterinary Technicians help treat animals that are in need of medical attention. The median income is about $30,000. To be a Vet Tech you must generally attain an Associate’s degree. Mesa Community College offers this program. To become a veterinarian requires a Doctorate Degree. The median salary is about $89,000 per year.

Water Treatment Plant and Systems Operators work at water treatment facilities. Typically, community college training is encouraged. Gateway Community College offers programs in Water Resource Technologies. Someone in this profession starts out in the $33,000-40,000 range.

Agricultural Engineers attempt to solve agricultural problems concerning power, machinery, structures and pollution/environmental issues. The Median pay is $75,000. To become an agricultural engineer, one must attain a bachelor’s degree. The University of Arizona offers this program.


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Chandler High is a member of the AZ STEM Program and offers over 25 Science related courses. Chandler also offers 24 Technology related courses and maintains a range of offerings in Engineering. Finally, CHS offers over 20 Math courses, ranging from Algebra all the way to Differential Equations. Get your fill of STEM at the School of Champions!


Sharpen your pencils and your skills! PSAT 9 & PSAT/NMSQT exam registration will open in August. What to know more about PSAT 9 and PSAT/NMSQT? Visit Watch for additional info coming soon!


Who: Grades 9-12

When: August 1st-4th

Where: Chandler High Payne Gym

Time: 2:45-3:00 PM @ CTE Lecture Hall/ 3:00PM-5:00PM @ Payne Gym

Cost: $65.00

Campers will practice all skills, gain volleyball game knowledge and receive agility training during the camp sessions. This is a great opportunity to get touches and tune up for tryouts the following week.

How to Register:

Go to

Click on the Community Ed tab

Select CUSD Camps & Clinics

If NEW to Community Ed, select Register for a Community Ed Program

If already Registered , select Access your Community Ed Account

Scroll down and select CUSD Camps/Clinics

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 Education

1525 W. Frye Rd.

Chandler, AZ 85224

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

Questions? Please contact: Head Coach Audra Slemmer

Work: 480-812-7892 Email:


The Chandler Care Center offers terrific services to families in the Chandler community. For more information, take a look at their calendar of services for August.


Participants may begin re-enrolling in the 2016-2017 Fry’s Community Rewards on August 1st. Please follow the process below and help CHS earn over $2000 for Student Council/Student Activities. We did it last year! Thanks for your support!

1. Go to Community

2. Click on “Sign-In”

3. Enter your email and password, and click “sign in”.

4. Click on your name (top right hand corner), and under “Account Summary, scroll down to “Community Rewards”

5. Click on “Edit” under Community Rewards

6. Under Find Your Organization, Enter 80154 or Chandler High School and select “search”

7. Under “Select Your Organization,” click on the circle next to CHS.

8. Click on “Enroll”

If you have re-enrolled correctly, you should see a green box saying your enrollment has been updated.

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Help CHS win $300 to $3,000! Shop, dine or watch a movie at Chandler Fashion Center and the Boulevard Shops through March 31, 2017. CHS will earn 5 points per dollar spent.

It’s EASY to support our school when you log receipts at the Chandler Fashion Center Guest Services across from Barnes & Noble or the Management Office located in the food court. You can also drop off receipts to Mrs. Baum in the CHS front office.