Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
February 25, 2019
“LEs MIS” ON STAGE THIS WEEK
PEACE POLE DEDICATION
The Chandler Rotary and CHS’s Interact Club, a service club involved in numerous community projects throughout the year, hosted a Peace Pole Dedication Ceremony last Friday in the courtyard. The ceremony included a history of the project, “Let Peace Prevail on Earth” sung by the Advanced Women’s Choir, student definitions of Peace, and “May Peace Prevail on Earth” communicated in nine languages. Special thanks to Ms. Rhea Spears and Holly Hoogstra, Interact President, for such a special ceremony.
Congratulations to the following students who competed and came away with awards at the Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair: Aryan Mathur 2nd place in Robotics, Cassandra Smith 3rd place in Biology, and Isha Paode (pictured with Mrs. Katie Nash) earned Honorable Mention in Chemistry. Well done!
WINTERGUARD AND PERCUSSION
Congratulations to CHS Winterguard on earning 2nd place in their division this weekend at Barry Goldwater HS. Percussion also performed their opening exhibition and was very well received. Great job, Wolves!
THIS WEEK’S EVENTS
- Tues, Feb 26th: Girls Tennis vs Copper Canyon @ 3:30 pm; Boys Volleyball vs Desert Vista: JVB @ 3:30, JV @ 4, Varsity @ 5; Frosh/JV Baseball vs Queen Creek @ 3:45; V Softball vs Queen Creek @ 3:45 pm
- Wed, Feb 27th: Boys Tennis vs Cesar Chavez @ 3:30; “Le Mis” @ 7:00pm in the CCA
- Thurs, Feb 28th: Girls Tennis vs Verrado @ 3:30; Frosh/JV Baseball vs Tolleson @ 3:45; “Le Mis” @ 7:00pm in the CCA
- Fri, March 1st: Frosh/JV Baseball vs Desert Ridge @ 3:45; V Softball vs Desert Ridge @ 3:45; “Le Mis” @ 7:00pm in the CCA
HOSA SPORTS MED
CHS’S HOSA Sports Medicine was represented at the Chandler Innovation Fair this past Saturday. Students Amelia Sikalu (12), Faith Johnson (12), Charlie Willers (12) and Kazi Hasin (11) competed against other HOSA Sports Medicine teams from the district in events such as quiz bowl, recognition of types of injuries, and taping.
AVID SPREADS KINDNESS
CHS AVID students worked with Frye Elementary students last week and urged 4th graders to take action to be kind on their campus as part of the Youth Frontiers program.
IB AND AP STUDENTS AT KGA
Last week, 20 Chandler IB Diploma candidates and AP Spanish students served the children of our community and made great connections at the KGA 5th Grade Kindness Retreat.
LINK CREW MAKING CONNECTIONS
CHS’s Link Crew helped Ryan Elementary students learn leadership skills last week through Youth Frontiers.
ARIZONA SPEAKER SERIES
Twenty-five CHS students had the opportunity to hear astronaut Scott Kelly speak at Comerica Theater in downtown Phoenix last week. He was part of the Arizona Speakers Series. Other notable speakers throughout the year included Sanjay Gupta, Condoleezza Rice, and Joe Biden.
TEEN TOWN HALL
Last Thursday, students attended the 10th annual Teen Town Hall hosted by the Chandler Mayor’s Youth Commission. Students attended workshops on three trending topics that affect youth and teens in today’s society: Mental Health and Wellness, Teen Dating Violence, and Life Skills. They also participated in teambuilding activities and heard from the City of Chandler’s Mayor Kevin Hartke.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAM
On Tuesday, February 19th, the Chandler High School Health and Wellness Program hosted a presentation for parents and teens about the facts and dangers of VAPING. Erica Mansure, from the Arizona Attorney General's Office, gave an eye-opening and informative presentation and answered many questions from the audience about VAPING.
On Tuesday, March 26th, from 6-7pm at the Chandler Center for the Arts, we will be hosting the same presentation in Spanish. Please help us share the message about the dangers of vaping with your neighbors and friends!
CHS Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors with a 3.25 GPA and above are eligible to apply for National Honor Society. NHS applications have been sent to all eligible students via English classes. Students who have not received an application and believe they are eligible, should see Mrs. Taranec in room 116. All applications are due to the front office by Thursday, February 28.
ROTARY SPEECH COMPETITION
CHS is holding auditions on Wednesday, March 6th, for The Rotary Four Way Test Speech Contest to be held on April 9th. Interested students should check out the Rotary Speech information, and turn in the interest form at the bottom to their English teacher or Mrs. Templeton by Wednesday, February 27th. There is a nominal monetary prize for participants.
PENNIES FOR PATIENTS
CHS’s National Honor Society (NHS) is sponsoring a change drive to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Arizona. Students are encouraged to drop their coins in the designated box in their 2nd hour class. There are great incentives including Mr. Rother eating a ghost pepper. Join the Hero Squad and support this great cause!
link crew applications
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.
THIS WEEK’S DINE OUTS
CHS’s Theatre Department is hosting a fundraiser event at Floridino’s!
Floridino’s will do the cooking for you! Dine in and/or order carry-out for dinner. All you have to do is mention you want your purchase to go towards CHS Theatre. Floridino’s will donate 20% back to US!
So tell your family and tell your friends! The bigger turnout, the more money we collect! Who could turn down an opportunity for PIZZA MUFFINS!?!?!
We will see you there! Menu Available at www.floridinos.net.
Thursday, February 28th
SUICIDE PREVENTION PRESENTATION
CHS Football - 15th Annual Golf Tournament
SOFTBALL CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
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.
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
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.
Students are invited to sign up for the following presentations:
· Unitek EMT presentation: Wed, 2/27 @ 8:00am
· Empire Cosmetology: Thurs, 2/28 @ 8:00am
· Mesa Community College: Mon, 3/4 @ 8:30am
· NAU: Fri, 3/8 @ 8:45am
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 “Knowledgeable”. They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance. In so doing, they acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines.
PATHWAY TO GRADUATION
CHANDLER BOYS VOLLEYBALL SPRING CAMP
WOLF HOWL FUNDRAISER
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!