Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
May 13, 2019
VOLLEYBALL STATE CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to CHS Boys Volleyball and Coach Bobby Robson for winning the state championship in a five-set thriller over Mountain View on Saturday. The victory is Chandler Volleyball’s first state title in school history. Way to make history, Wolves!
NATIVE AMERICAN SENIOR BANQUET
Native American seniors from all CUSD High Schools were honored on Friday, May 3, 2019. In addition to sharing a meal with their families, students heard words of wisdom from the guest speaker, Jolyana Begay-Kroupa. It was a special evening for the students, their families, and CUSD Program Staff. Pictured are the students from Chandler High School who attended the banquet along with the CHS Native American Club co-advisors. Left to right: Mr. Parks, Kanikah Johnson, Shawnteya Slinkey, Cody Mendoza, Terrell Redhouse, Tasani Casoose, Samyra Goode, Netawn Marsoobian, Emily Sepulveda, Alexis Castro, Mrs. Kaitz
The Wolf Howl publication team attended a Journalism Education Association convention and participated in a Write-off Competition in Anaheim, California. Two CHS students were honored among 3,500 attendees from around the world with two impressive awards. Congratulations to Kailey Shupe for earning Excellent in Commentary Writing, and Selena Haggerty for earning Honorable Mention in Literary Magazine: Poetry. Congratulations, Kailey and Selena!
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Congratulations to all of the students who received awards during last week’s numerous awards celebrations. CHS has so much to celebrate! Special thanks to State Forty Eight for this year’s academic honors t-shirts; last Thursday, over 800 students were recognized for maintaining a 3.5 GPA in multiple honors classes.
THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS
- Mon, May 13th: AVID Banquet and Awards (by invitation) @ 6:00pm in the CCA Recital Hall; Chamber Choir and Jazz Band Concert @ 7:00pm in the CCA Main;
- Tues, May 14th: CHS Theatre Senior Recitals @ 7:00pm in the CCA Bogle
- Wed, May 15th: End of Year Band Concert @ 7:00pm in the CCA Main
- Thurs, May 16th: CHS Orchestra Senior Concert @ 7:00pm in the CCA Bogl
LES MIS NOMINATED FOR SEVERAL AWARDS
CHS’s spring musical, Les Miserables, has been nominated for several ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards, including Best Musical, Best Lead Female, Best Lead Male, Best Vocalist, and more. In fact, CHS made the Top 10 (Finalist) in every category we were nominated for! The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on May 25th. Good luck!
Chandler High Softball visited with their buddies from Humphrey Elementary one last time for the school year. Over the past few months, these student-athletes have served as mentors for Mrs. Croswhite’s 1st grade class.
CHS’s 2nd annual Car Show was a great event. Approximately 20 Auto Club members helped with the event, and Mrs. Mayberry and CHS Culinary were there to provide food. Twenty-two cars entered the show, with 8 trophies awarded. Club members made the trophies with help on the inserts from Mr. Hove in Industrial Trades. Thanks to all for a great show!
CHS's Beginning and Intermediate Dance classes performed in concert last week. The students performed 15 student-choreographed numbers. The dancers, under the direction of Mrs. Kathie Buren and Mrs. Marie South, did a terrific job.
APAC SENIOR RECITALS
If you are taking an Advanced Placement (AP) test this month, please view the AP schedule for valuable information on dates/times of tests, as well as important info on what to bring, what NOT to bring, and attendance, arrival, and dismissal. If you are taking an afternoon AP test, the cafeteria will be open at 10:50 for lunch. Good luck to all AP testers!
Help us support a student’s Eagle Scout Service Project by donating to the hygiene donation box located in the front office. The items needed are travel size toothbrush and toothpaste, travel size shampoo and conditioner, body soap, wet wipes, and socks. The donations are for Addiction Haven, which does outreach for the homeless population. Please have any donations in by May 17, 2019. Thanks!
CHS Boys Summer Basketball
CHS ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
Attention all CHS Seniors: The CHS Alumni Association will be awarding one graduating senior with a $1000 scholarship. Please submit a one-minute video entry answering the following question: What does it mean to you to be a Chandler Wolf? The more creative the video the better! All submissions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 17th and we will announce the winner by May 22nd. Good luck!
2019 WOLF DAYS- SAVE THE DATE
Save the date! 2019-2010 Wolves are invited to pick up their schedules, pay fees, purchase spirit wear, and more!
ATTN: SENIOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS
The big day is coming on May 29th….Your senior will be graduating very soon!
There are several important dates for you to remember as follows:
1) JOSTENS – Caps & Gowns and Announcements: Jostens is our provider for caps and gowns, graduation announcements, senior rings and more. If you have not ordered, please do so at www.jostens.com or call 1-800-JOSTENS. The final online cutoff date is April 12, 2019. It is a requirement for your senior to wear a cap and gown unit to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Please mark your calendar for these key dates:
- April 5, 2019 - Jostens will be delivering Pre-Ordered Graduation Announcements & Accessories and also will be accepting Cap and Gown orders in the Courtyard during A & B lunch.
- April 12, 2019 - Final online Cap & Gown order deadline
- May 28, 2019 - Cap and gown delivery after 1st Practice in the Old Gym
Questions? Call Jostens at 1-800-JOSTENS.
2) Handicapped & Multi-Generational Seating – Reservations May 1st – May 15th
Starting May 1st we will be accepting reservations for handicapped and multi-generational seating for the graduation until May 15th. Seating is VERY limited so please make your reservations as soon as possible as it fills up quickly and may be full before May 15th. Also, to obtain access to the field for handicapped seating, you must have a field pass. Please contact Mrs. Baum for handicapped seating and Mrs. Claudio for multi-generational seating at 480-812-7700.
3) Handicapped Parking
Handicapped parking is VERY limited so be sure to arrive early. You must have a placard displayed to receive access to the handicapped parking. If you are unable to park in handicapped parking, we will have a shuttle service available.
4) Graduation Information Booklet
Just before Spring Break, a Graduation Information Booklet was mailed home. It includes all the important information you need to know about graduation, mandatory graduation practices, senior check out requirements and the commencement exercises. This booklet is also posted on the Chandler High School website.