Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
February 20, 2018
NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS
SOUTHWEST REGION HONOR BAND, ORCHESTRA, AND CHOIR
CHOIR POPS CONCERT
A packed CCA enjoyed last week’s Choir Pops Concert, featuring several individual, duo, small group and large group numbers. CHS has definitely got talent!
Dr Foerst’s and Mrs. Bejarano’s French students created over 60 mini carnival floats using shoe boxes and art supplies to celebrate Mardi Gras on Tuesday, February 13th.
The “floats” were displayed in the courtyard during A & B lunch for other students to see and vote on their favorite. There were lots of fun games and activities such as a photo booth with some very colorful Mardi Gras props. This was CHS’s first annual Mardi Gras celebration, and we hope to continue this fun tradition each year!
last week's WINS
THIS WEEK’S EVENTS
- Wed, Feb. 21st: Spring Band Concert @ 7:00pm in the CCA
YEARBOOKS ON SALE
BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPIRIT WEEK
CHS’s Black Student Union (BSU) is sponsoring Black History Month Spirit Week this week.
CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
February 16, 2018 was the Chinese New Year, and all CHS Chinese classes went to downtown Phoenix to celebrate. The Chinese New Year Festival contained many exciting features that represent Chinese culture. One of the features was the lion dance, a traditional Chinese dance that has two to several people participate in colorful lion costumes and dance to the beat of the drum. In addition, there were many souvenirs from China such as wooden fans, rice hats, jade jewelry, and cute sculptures with twelve zodiac animals. Other events included the Chinese name writing in calligraphy. Students also enjoyed a variety of Chinese food. Overall, this exciting Chinese New Year Festival was a long-awaited event for all Chinese students to explore Chinese culture and food.
The book drive has been extended to February 28th. We are collecting new and used children’s books for kids who don’t have many books in their home. According to our lunch time poll, CHS students’ favorite children’s books were If You Give a Mouse a Cookie followed closely by “No, David NO”. Please donate books to students’ second hour classes or the front office. Thanks, Wolves!
Several CHS students attended the Hermanas: Disena Tu Futuro (Design Your Future) Conference on Friday, February 9th. This conference was designed to introduce young Latina girls to STEM careers and majors in a fun and interactive way.
NHS APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
10th, 11th, and 12th grade students 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 U.S. mail. Please check your home mailbox. If you have not received an application and believe you are eligible, please see Mrs. Taranec in room 116. All applications are due to the front office by Friday, February 23rd.
SSBTR 17TH ANNUAL CURE-A-THON
Come help raise money for brain tumor research at the Cure-a-thon at Saguaro High School on Saturday, February 24th. There will be free food, face painting, photo booth, a bouncy castle, tarot card reading, and live music. Admission is $20 at the door. For more information, talk to Mrs. Bond in room 602 or any SSBTR club member.
SPIRITLINE INFORMATIONAL MEETING
Current students interested in being a part of the 2018-2019 Spiritline need to attend the pre-tryout informational meeting on Thursday, March 8th at 5:30 pm in the CTE Lecture hall.
CHANDLER’S GOT TALENT
DECA LIP SYNC BATTLE
14TH ANNUAL CHANDLER FOOTBALL CLASSIC
April 21, 2018
San Marcos Golf Course
100 N. Dakota St.
Chandler, AZ 85225
Shotgun Start: 7:30am
Check in begins at 6:30am
Come join us for the 14th Annual Chandler Football Golf Classic at San Marcos Golf Course, April 21, 2018! All golfers 21+ are welcome and spectators too! There will be a silent auction and raffle with many amazing prizes. All proceeds benefit the Chandler High Wolves Football Team. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Game day contests include: Best Score (Foursome), Hole in One, Longest Drive (Men / Women), and Closest to the Pin.
Four Person Scramble Format
Registration Deadline: April 4, 2018
ROTARY SPEECH CONTEST
Students, are you interested in representing CHS in the Rotary Four-Way Test Speech Contest in April? It’s time to prepare your 5-7 minute speech and be prepared to present it to the Chandler High selection committee on Wednesday, March 7th. There will be a nominal monetary prize for the CHS student who competes against other CUSD high schools’ representatives at a Rotary breakfast on April 3rd. Please see your English teacher or Mrs. Templeton for additional information.
JOIN THE 2018-2019 LINK CREW
Link Crew is a freshman transition program that helps incoming 9th graders make the adjustment to the high school environment. Link Leaders, 11th and 12th graders, help make this transition as smooth as possible. Link Crew organizes Freshman Orientation, a freshman-only day before the first day of school that provides the opportunity to meet other 9th grade students. It empowers students to make wise choices and helps prepare freshmen for a successful first day of school. Orientation includes a tour of the campus so new students have an idea where their classes are located. Link Crew also organizes academic and social events such as the Final Exam Cram session in December, A-lunch games and activities, and a back-to-school Freshman Pool Party.
Interested students must submit the application and attend an interview by March 2nd.
PROM DRESS COLLECTION DRIVE
The “Cinderella Affair” is an all-volunteer project supported by East Valley Women's League. It is their mission to make attending prom affordable for all high school juniors and seniors in Arizona, as well as make it an event in their lives to remember! The program was founded in 2002 to assist girls by collecting and distributing new and gently-used formalwear. Drop off your donations of new and gently-used dresses, evening bags, wraps and jewelry to the “Cinderella Affair” box in the CHS front office. Thanks for your support!
MCC SCHOLARSHIP FAIR
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
All college presentations will take place in the CHS College and Career Center, unless otherwise specified. Students should sign up outside the CHS College and Career Center to attend a presentation. Students will receive a pass in class on the day of the presentation.
- 2/22 11:35am Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences (CRAS)
- 2/23 9:30am University of Arizona
- 2/26 10:00am Navy- Junior/Seniors
- 2/26 12:30pm Air Force-Juniors
- 2/28 10:00am Army
CESAR E. CHAVEZ LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
AZ ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP
RYLA- Arizona Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Program
Conference Dates: April 5-8, 2018
Camp Ponderosa in Heber, AZ
If you are in your sophomore or junior year of high school, you may apply for the District 5495 RYLA program. Each year, thousands of young people take part in the RYLA program worldwide. High school students are selected for their leadership abilities and experiences. The Rotary clubs pay the registration fee for the delegates. Those attending will reinforce their leadership abilities and skills, utilize new methods, learn about their inner selves through a well-rounded exciting, stimulating and busy program. This is an interactive experiential program. PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018. View the RYLA flyer for more info.
SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP INFO
The QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program gives high achieving, low-income high school juniors an early advantage in applying to top colleges. View the Questbridge Scholars flyer for additional info.
Chandler Education Foundation Scholarship applications are now available! Visit the CEF website to see the scholarships that are available to Chandler High School students and to download the applications. Some of the scholarships available must be submitted to Chandler High School's College and Career Center.
PATHWAY TO GRADUATION
Note: Due to AzMERIT testing, there is a date and location change to the Senior Scholars/High Honors Meeting. Impact Assembly and PROM dates have also been added.
Find the perfect gift for your special sweetheart or yourself this Valentine’s Day at Chandler Fashion Center and help us earn CHS CA$H for our Positive Referral Program!
All you need to do is submit your receipts to the front office (we’ll return the receipts to you) or drop them in the collection box located on the Upper Level bridge near Barnes & Noble! All receipts from the stores listed below, dated and submitted between January 16 - February 28, will earn 20 points per dollar spent which is quadruple the normal points! It’s an easy way to make CHS CA$H to help reward students who receive Positive Referrals.
Valentine’s Day School Cents Participants: Barnes and Noble, Ben Bridge Jewelers, Brighton Collectibles, Claire’s, Coach, Fossil, Francesca’s, Godiva, Helzberg Diamonds, Icing, Kay Jewelers, Kendra Scott, Pandora, See’s Candy, Soma, Things Remembered, Victoria’s Secret