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December 5, 2016

parade of lights

The Wolf Pack Pride Marching Band donned their lights and ugly holiday sweaters and participated in the City of Chandler’s Parade of Lights on Saturday. The group was led by Band Directors, Mr. Harout Boyajian and Mr. Steven Quintana.

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QUESTBRIDGE COLLEGE MATCH

Congratulations to CHS Seniors Ashby Gentry, Heba Shiban and Chloe Wong for being selected by QuestBridge to be part of its National College Match program. This highly regarded college and scholarship program helps seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation’s most selective colleges.

CHEER WINS COMPETITION

Congratulations to CHS Cheer for winning their division in the 2016 UCA Desert Southwest Regional Competition and qualifying for UCA Nationals in Florida this spring. Great work, Wolves!

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STATE CHAMPION WOLVES TO PLAY IN GEICO HIGH SCHOOL BOWL SERIES

The Chandler Wolves have been invited to go to Dallas, Texas to play in the GEICO High School Bowl Series on December 23rd. They are one of four teams to participate in this prestigious high school event. For more details, visit the Geico Bowl Series website. Go Wolves!

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LAST WEEK’S WINS

  • Unified Soccer def. Poston Butte
  • V Boys Soccer def. Skyline 5-0 and tied Gilbert 2-2
  • JV Boys Soccer def. Gilbert 6-1
  • JV Girls Soccer def. Gilbert 1-0
  • V Boys Basketball def. Mountain Ridge 43-40
  • JV Boys Basketball def. Mountain Ridge 59-41

THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS


  • Mon, Dec 5th: JVB Girls vs Xavier @ 4 pm; JVB Boys Soccer vs Brophy @ 6 pm
  • Tues, Dec 6th: Boys Basketball vs Desert Vista--Freshman @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, & Varsity @ 7pm
  • Wed./Thu. Dec 7th/8th: Beginning Dance Concert @ 7 pm in the CCA Bogle Theater
  • Wed. Dec 7th: Band Concert @ 7 PM in the CCA Main Theater
  • Wed, Dec 7th: Unified Soccer vs Hamilton @ 6 pm
  • Fri, Dec 9th: Boys Basketball vs Red Mountain—Freshman @ 4pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, & Varsity @ 7 pm

BAND DAY WITH HARTFORD

Hartford’s 6th Grade Band spent the morning with the Wolf Pack Band last Wednesday. The students worked collaboratively with Mr. Harout Boyajian, Mr. Steven Quintana, and Ms. Deanna Bessette, Band Directors at the schools. It was a meaningful experience for all involved, and the groups look forward to working together again soon.

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IT’S WINTER SPIRIT WEEK

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15 DAYS TO FINAL EXAM SUCCESS

Final exams are coming on December 21st and 22nd! Teachers will be giving students review info in class and as homework over the next couple of weeks. In addition to that regular classwork, if students follow the attached tips and dedicate 10 minutes to each tip, per class, per day, they are bound to set themselves up for success! View the 15 Days to Final Exam Success document for more info.

LIFT LAB HOURS EXTENDED

LIFT Lab will be open on Saturdays and after school starting December 3rd. Students who are already taking LIFT Lab during the day are encouraged to complete LIFT Lab coursework during the hours below.


Mon – Thurs: Dec 5th – 8th 2:15 – 5:00 pm room 415

Mon – Thurs: Dec 12th – 15th 2:15 – 5:00 pm room 415

ACOUSTIC GUITARS NEEDED

CHS is debuting Beginning Guitar next semester and currently has a small inventory of guitars available for students. If you have an acoustic guitar you are willing to donate to CHS, please contact Mr. Steve Quintana, Assistant Director of Bands, at quintana.steven@cusd80.com or drop the guitar off in the front office. All donations are greatly appreciated!

CHS TARDY POLICY

Beginning in January, students who hit their 4th tardy for first hour will be swept into the cafeteria and held through the hour. Parents who need to excuse their child’s tardy will need to park and come into the attendance office to sign in. Excuses over the phone will not be taken. If the tardy is excused, students will be given a pass to attend 1st hour. Students who are kept in sweeps are responsible for getting the work they missed during Tuesday/Thursday tutoring.


Consequences for all tardies (not exclusive to 1st hour):

· 0-3 Tardy= No Disciplinary action

· 4-6 Tardy= 5 Days of Lunch Detention

· 7-10 Tardy= 10 Days of Lunch Detention

· 10+= Multiple Days of Community Service

YEARBOOK HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Purchase this year’s yearbook for $65.00 in the CHS Bookstore, or order it online at Jostensyearbooks.com. The price will increase to $70.00 soon.

FOOTBALL FUNDRAISER

It's that time of year again!! Wolves Football is selling Butter Braids. Contact your favorite player or email boosters at boosters@chswolvesfootball.com to place your order. They are $12 each, checks payable to Chandler Football Boosters. Deadline is Dec 12th and delivery is Dec 19th so you will have them in time for the holidays!

CURRICULUM NIGHT/HONORS INFO NIGHT

Parent Curriculum Night

Chandler High School invites you to attend our Parent Curriculum Night!

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Educators from each department will be in the CCA Foyer from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm to answer questions regarding their courses. General session starts at 6:30 pm in the Main Auditorium.


Honors Information Night

Learn more about our IB, AP and Honors Courses!

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Doors open from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the CCA Foyer with educators available to answer questions about our advanced programs. General session starts at 6:30 pm in the Main Auditorium.

CAREER SPOTLIGHT

Are you a “people person” that likes helping others? You should take a look at the Human Services field. Here are some spotlighted careers in this field:


Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors start out in the $18,000-22,000 range with some training after high school. Chandler Gilbert, Mesa and Scottsdale Community Colleges offer these programs.


Massage Therapists start out in the $18,000-29,000 range with a post-secondary vocational award. This program is offered at EVIT and the Maricopa Skills Center.


Mental Health Therapists have a median salary of $45,000. A Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling is required. ASU, U of A, and NAU all offer these programs.

CHS ACCEPTING TAX CREDIT DONATIONS

Arizona law ARS 43-1089.01 enables taxpayers a tax credit contribution of up to $400.00 per calendar year if filing status is Married, filing Joint Return; $200.00 per calendar year if filing status is Single or Head of Household; and, $200.00 per calendar year if filing status is Married filing separate return — for contributions that fund extracurricular activities in public schools.

Contributions eligible for a tax credit are donated directly to schools, not to the state or the school district. To participate you can print a form to complete and submit your contribution.

View the Tax credit FAQs

View the Tax credit form

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SHOP & LOG RECEIPTS TO HELP CHANDLER HIGH SCHOOL EARN $300 – $3,000! Shop at Chandler Fashion Center & The Boulevard Shops between May 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017 to support CHS. You can bring your receipts to the Front Office or Media Center drop boxes. You can also bring receipts to Guest Services, located on the upper level across from Barnes & Noble to earn five points per dollar spent.


TRIPLE POINTS WHEN YOU SHOP EARLY It all begins at 6pm on Thanksgiving Night with great night owl discounts! Shop and log receipts between 6pm to Midnight on Thursday, November 24 to earn Triple Points


SANTA BONUS POINTS Take a photo with Santa and earn 1,000 Points available now! Visit Santa on the lower level in Macy’s Court. Visit shopchandlerfashioncenter.com for details. Log Santa photo receipts by January 31 to earn 1,000 bonus points per photo package purchased.


HOLIDAY GIVING Earn 1,000 points when you support the Salvation Army Angel Trees Adopt an Angel from the Salvation Army Angel Trees located on the lower level in the Sears Court from November 17 through December 21. Get a receipt for your donation and bring to Guest Services by January 31 to receive 1,000 points per angel


SHOP NOW, LOG LATER JANUARY DOUBLE POINTS Bring your holiday receipts to Guest Services in January to receive double points! Receipts may be dated since May 1, 2016

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