Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
February 4, 2019
COUNSELOR APPRECIATION WEEK
It’s National School Counseling Week and CHS loves its counselors! Thank you to Ms. Kirstin Wiley, Mrs. Violet Nelson, Mr. Bruce Ireland, Mr. Curtis Owen, Mrs. Bea Garcia, Mrs. Connie Rice, and Mrs. Kathy Baumann for the tremendous impact you have in helping CHS students achieve school success and plan for a career! Students, don’t forget to write “thank you” notes to your counselor during lunch on Thursday at the StuCo table. Special thanks to Mrs. Dyke’s 9th grade AVID students for helping us get to know each of the counselors a little better.
NATONAL YOUTH CORRESPONDENT
Gabriel Hawthorne, a Chandler High School Junior, has been selected to represent Gilbert, Arizona as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2019 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. In July, he will join a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Hawthorne was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies. Congratulations, Gabe! Click here for more info on this great honor.
SOUTHWEST REGIONAL HONOR ORCHESTRA
Congratulations to Kenny Applegate, Elise Owens, and Khaymin Westbrook for being chosen to perform in the Southwest Regional Honor Orchestra!
SOUTHWEST REGIONAL HONOR CHOIR
Lydia Durrett has been chosen to perform with the Southwest Regional Honor Choir. Congratulations, Lydia!
ACADEMIC DECATHLON REGIONAL COMPETITION
This weekend, CHS’s Academic Decathlon regional team competed at Red Mountain High School. The nine selected students took tests in the seven subject areas of art, music, literature, science, social science, economics, and mathematics. They also wrote essays, gave speeches, and participated in interviews.
CHS wrestling qualified 10 wrestlers for the State Tournament this past weekend at Sectionals.
Zach Espalin, Will Kemper, and Nathaniel Deasey took 1st
Nathan Bigelow took 2nd
Thomas Bigelow, Javan Ah Quin, Eli Sobas, and Josh Weisman took 3rd
Brock Badke and Jovan Ravago took 4th
Congratulations to these wrestlers for a great accomplishment. Good luck at state.
Last Week's Wins
Boys Basketball def. Maryvale (V 67-34, JV 97-48, F 73-31) and Brophy (V 66-58)
- Girls Basketball def. Maryvale (V 64-25, JV 40-20, F 33-20) and Xavier (JV 35-33, F 40-25)
- Boys Soccer def. Basha (V 2-1, JV 2-1)
THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS
- Tues, Feb 5th- Girls Soccer vs Cibola: JV @ 4pm, Varsity @ 6 pm; Girls Basketball vs Perry: Frosh @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, Varsity @ 7 pm (Senior Night)
- Wed, Feb 6th- NLI Signing Day @ 8:00am in the CCA Main
- Thurs, Feb 7th- Drama Quarter 3 Showcase @ 7:00pm in the CCA Bogle Theatre
*Watch for basketball and soccer playoff info to be announced later this week.
GIRLS BASKETBALL- TUESDAY IS SENIOR NIGHT!
The Girls Basketball Booster Club is offering FREE Student Admission (with ID) for the Girls Basketball game at home on Tuesday, February 5th which is also Senior Night. During both lunches on Tuesday, StuCo will sponsor basketball activities. There will also be a DJ at the game. Come out and support the Girls Basketball Team!
Chandler FFA presented at the Bologna STEM night. Bologna students and parents learned about GMO crops and extracted DNA from Wheat. Did you know we only have 10 GMO crops and they go through 75 different test to get approved, costing approximately 130 million dollars per crop? Chandler FFA taught students about the 5 C's of Arizona and how they impact our lives.
Thanks to Modazz for performing at last Thursday’s basketball game. Excellent work!
SUPPORT CHEER AT STATE THIS SATURDAY
Come out to the State Spiritline Competition and support the Wolves who support everyone!
Date: Saturday, Feb 9th
Performance Time: 8:10 am
Awards: Between 11:30 am and Noon
Location: Estrella Foothills High School,13033 S Estrella Parkway, Goodyear, AZ
Admission: $15 for adults, $5 for students with High School ID, 5 and under are free - This is a cash only event.
“EXPLORING POSSIBILITIES” FAIR
LINK CREW APPLICATION
Attention, current sophomores and juniors! It is now time to apply to be a part of the 2019-2020 Link Crew. Be a part of the group that gets to welcome our new freshmen to Chandler High. You must complete the Google Form Application and attend an interview BEFORE Friday, March 1st, to be considered.
CHANDLER FFA REUNION
Come celebrate FFA and Matt Lewis’s Retirement at our FFA Reunion on Friday, Feb. 22nd. All past supporters, FFA members, and friends are welcome to attend our FREE BBQ Pork Dinner. The FFA Alumni silent auction will take cash and checks. If you are interested in speaking to share a favorite memory about Matt Lewis, please fill out the google form.
YEARBOOK SENIOR ADS
Yearbooks are currently on sale for $70.00! The price will increase in mid-February. Get yours now by going to www.jostens.com or purchasing it in the bookstore.
Jostens has reopened Senior Ads sales until this Friday, Feb. 8th or until the last 1 ½ pages left for Senior Ads are sold. Sales will be on a first come first serve basis. Please see the attached flyer, and ignore the deadline date.
MUSICAL SAVE THE DATE
DUAL ENROLLMENT- SPRING SEMESTER
If your student is taking a course for Dual Enrollment through CGCC for the Spring Semester and it is not a full year course, this Friday (February 8th) is the last day to add/drop or turn in registration forms. If your student needs a registration form, they can get one from their counselor. Chandler Gilbert Community College requires that the student/parent submit the form directly to them at the Dual Enrollment Office on their campus.
Next Monday (February 11th) is the PAYMENT DEADLINE. Any students with unpaid tuition will be dropped without notice. If students owe tuition, after Tuition Assistance is awarded, the remaining balance must be paid or they must have signed up for the payment plan or they will be dropped without notice.
Students should confirm that they are registered and have paid by checking their CGCC student account.
ATTENTION: PARENTS OF FRESHMEN
The IMPACT Chandler Scholars application is available on your student’s Infinite Campus Portal. IMPACT Chandler Scholars is an opportunity for your student to earn a scholarship. Please have your student review the criteria and accept the opportunity on their Infinite Campus Portal. The application closes on March 8, 2019. For more information on this program, please visit the Chandler Education Foundation website.
AP TEST Fees
AP parents and students: The Total Registration site had a February 8, 2019 deadline for AP test fees. This supersedes any dates previously published. CHS is honoring the February 8th date as the last day for payment without a $10.00 late fee per exam.
GIRLS STATE APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 15
Each year, CHS selects two junior girls to represent our school at the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. This unique summertime leadership program focuses on teaching young people how to understand and appreciate the principles of a democratic society. Click here for more info and an application.
FEBRUARY HERMANAS CONFERENCE
All Latina girls interested in engineering and/or science education and envision a future career in a technical field are invited to attend the "Design Your Future" Hermanas conference on February 8, 2019. The event is sponsored by Maricopa Community Colleges and Intel. Please see Ms. Anderson in the Career Center for more information.
CAREER CENTER INFO
Chandler Education Foundation Scholarships are now open! Visit the CEF Scholarship site for more information on specific scholarships. Deadline to submit applications to Ms. Anderson in the Career Center is Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2:30pm.
Attention seniors...are you interested in the Lumberjack Scholars Award from NAU? You must submit an unofficial PDF copy of your 7th semester transcripts to NAU by February 10th in order for them to verify your eligibility for this award. Students must accept their offer of admissions by May 1st in order to be considered for merit awards.
UWE KIND IN CONCERT: A CONCERT FOR STUDENTS OF GERMAN, FRENCH AND SPANISH
CORE VALUE HIGHLIGHT
CHS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally-minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.
IB learners are “Communicators”. They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They are willing to work in collaboration with others.
WOLF HOWL FUNDRAISER
PATHWAY TO GRADUATION
If you shopped at Chandler Fashion Center & The Boulevard Shops this holiday season, please remember to turn in your receipts and help CHS earn 20 points per dollar spent!
SWEET DEAL! All receipts from stores listed below, dated and submitted between January 16 – February 28, will earn CHS 20 points per dollar spent!
Ann Taylor, Bj’s Restaurant, Barnes and Noble, Bath and Body Works, The Cheesecake Factory, Coach, Helzberg Diamonds, House of Hoops, Kendra Scott, Lush, PACSUN, Pandora, Sephora, Skechers, Vans, Wetzel’s Pretzels.
You can submit your receipts online 24/7 at the school cents website. If you do not need your receipts returned, you can drop them in the CHS collection box located on the Upper Level bridge near Barnes & Noble, or you can bring them to Mrs. Claudio in the front office. Thanks for supporting CHS’s Positive Referral program!