Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
Positive Referral Winner
Congratulations to Caleb Medina for winning this semester’s Positive Referral Drawing! Caleb was referred by Ms. Pat Scott, CHS Math Teacher, for showing great character. Over 125 students earned positive referrals this semester and had their names in the drawing for a Chromebook.
chs student body president
Sydney Hess, CHS Student Body President, met with District 9 Representative Kyrsten Sinema last week. They discussed important issues, and Congresswoman Sinema gave useful advice to the graduating senior.
CHS Wrestlers are performing great this spring! Congrats to Jason Holmes for taking third in the FILA World Trials and to Thomas Bigelow for winning the Freestyle State Championship!
PATRIOT ART CONTEST
Lanni Le won first place in the Patriot Art Contest (Rest in Peace), and Hannah Earll won second place (Remembrance of Things). The students’ paintings will now compete in the State Patriot Art Contest. Their AP Studio Art teacher is Ms. Jennifer Knoll.
The National French Contest/Le Grand Concours is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). Students of French in grades 1-12, in all 50 states, take a written test and compete against students with similar educational backgrounds for prizes.
Congratulations to the following CHS students for their distinctive honors:
Level 5A: Bronze Award- Angeline Simmala & Jocelyn Wang
Level 1A: Bronze Award- Kimberley Mar
CULINARY ARTS FUN
Mrs. Mayberry’s Culinary 3 students read to our Little Wolves regularly throughout the year and provided them treats to go along with their stories. During their final visit this school year, CHS students brought the Littlest Wolves into the kitchen and made soft pretzels together and sang songs. What a blast!
The CHS Choirs, under the direction of Ms. Lori Lyford, performed their final concert of the year last week in front of a packed CCA house. The Women’s Choir, Advanced Women’s Choir, Treblemakers, Men’s Choir, Chamber Choir and Chorale each performed a few numbers, and the combined choirs sang together. The choirs kicked off the concert in the dark with a moving performance from the balconies. Well done!
ENGINEERING BOAT RACES
Honors Intro to Engineering classes, taught by Mrs. Carmen Shugert, competed in the Cardboard Boat Project at the CHS pool last week. Students designed, created and raced their boats. First place went to the boat with the fastest time, and judges also critiqued the teams for most creative boat design, best looking boat, and best dressed group. Congratulations to the team with the fastest time: Daniel Darland, Max Schippe, Keegan Murphy, and Braiden Solomon.
The CHS Theater Department presented Senior Recitals last week. The students performed three great pieces: The Most Massive Woman Wins, To Date or Not to Date, and Cave Dream. Congratulations, Seniors, on a terrific year and final show!
CHS Theatre's Phoni Tonies were held last week at Skateland Chandler. Awards voted on by theatre students: Best Actor - Joaquin Lara; Best Actress - Katja Smeltzer, Faith Sterling; Best Male Technician - Kevin Schodt, Best Female Technician - Alexa Marron; Most Improved - Jarod Shoot. Award given by Ms. Likes: Most Valuable Player - David Westlake, Andrew Hopson.
MEDICAL PROFESSIONS “PINNING”
Medical Professions is a two-year program at CHS. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to test for the certified nursing assistant exam. After passing the exam, they can work as a CNA while continuing their education in the medical field. Congratulations to the following students who successfully completed the program and were “pinned” last week: Jetaun (JJ) Booker, Francine Buhendwa, Adriana Calleros. Katrien (Kat) DeBelder, Brianna Griffin, Matthew Gutierrez, Estrella Lucero, Judit (Atziri) Matamoros Contreras, Aida Mohamed, Jorge Negrete Martinez, Mykela (Kaley) Nesbit, Huong (Hannah) Nguyen, Uriel Quezada Hernandez, Nikole Renteria, Vanessa Rivas, Bea Serrano, and Daisee Vannasap
GAME DAY T-SHIRTS
All previous year game day t-shirts are currently on sale for $4 each in the CHS Bookstore. Show your CHS pride and pick one up before the end of the year!
There are still a few 2015-16 Yearbooks left. Cost $75.00. Payment can be made in the Bookstore. Phone number for the bookstore is 480-812-7745.
2016-17 SENIOR PHOTOS
2016-17 Seniors: Leasures Portraits will NOT be doing our 2016-17 Senior Photos. The photography company has not yet been decided. When they are selected, the company should contact you during the summer.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE HOST OPPORTUNITY
An opportunity to host foreign exchange students is available for families of Chandler High. Forte International Exchange is looking for families for the 2016~2017 school year and have students available from all over the globe. This is an excellent opportunity to exchange culture, expand your family's horizons, and help make another student's (American) dream come true! If you or someone you know is interested, please send an e-mail to Jeff.Howick@gmail.com. Forte International Exchange is a non-profit organization sanctioned by the U.S. Dept. of State in the placement and supervision of foreign exchange students from over 60 countries.
SENIOR IMPORTANT DATES
May 23, 7:30 a.m. First Practice and Cap/Gown Distribution for A-L in the CCA -MANDATORY!
May 23, 9:30 a.m. First Practice and Cap/Gown Distribution for M-Z in the CCA -MANDATORY!
May 24, 5:45 a.m. Final Practice -MANDATORY!
May 24, 7:15 p.m. Report to assigned classrooms for line-up
May 24, 8 p.m. This is it – GRADUATION!!!
The votes are in! By a 4-to-1 margin, CHS Seniors chose a 3-hour lock-in party at Amazing Jakes for their May 24th graduation celebration. View the Grad Night flyer for more info.
CO-ED VOLLEYBALL CAMPS
All Skills Camp (4th-grade-8th grade): May 31st June 2nd @9am-11:30am
$ 65.00 Per Camper (Old Gym)
High School Instructional Camp (9th-12th graders): May 31st & June 2nd 11: 30a-2:00pm (Old Gym)
June 14th, June 16th, & June 21st 9am-11:30am ( Old Gym) $30..00 Per Camper
(HIGHLY ADVISED FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE TRYING OUT FOR HIGH SCHOOL SEASON)
All Skills Camp (6th grade-8th grade): July 19th-21st @6:00pm-8:00pm
$ 50.00 Per Camper
High School Skills Camp (9th-12th graders): August 1st– 4th @2:45-5:00pm
$65.00 Per Camper
(HIGHLY ADVISED FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE TRYING OUT FOR HIGH SCHOOL SEASON)
Participants will receive a camp t-shirt.
CAMP COACHES INCLUDE-
Audra Slemmer– Head Coach at Chandler High and former Grand Canyon University Setter
Chelsea Hillman– Assistant Coach at Chandler High and former South Mtn. CC Middle Blocker
Bobby Robson– Head Boys’ & Assistant Girls’ Coach and former Chandler High Outside Hitter
CHS WOLF DAYS - SAVE THE DATE
The purpose of WOLF Days is to distribute 2016-17 schedules, take student I.D. pictures, and pay for any fees. Please keep these dates in mind when scheduling vacations. WOLF Days takes place in the CHS Media Center.
Seniors - July 13th - 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Juniors - July 14th - 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Sophomores - July 15th - 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Freshmen - July 18th - 11:30 AM-6:00 PM
Please allow 1-2 hours out of your day to complete the check-in process; we appreciate your patience. All students should report to the Media Center. You are urged to attend on the days specified; parking is available in the student drop off lot. This is located off of California St. north of Chandler Blvd. There is a signal light at California and Chandler Blvd.
What to bring to WOLF Days:
- Cash, check, or credit card (American Express is not accepted) to pay for class fees and any past debt/lost textbooks owed to the Bookstore
- Parking Permit Form filled out if needed. Form can be accessed at www.cusd80.com/page/67557