Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
march 5, 2018
SCHOLASTIC ART AWARD
Two AP Art students were announced Gold Key Award winners through the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Congratulations to Jennifer Tran and Mayci Vannasap for moving into the National Judging phase and having their work displayed at a regional show. Past Scholastic Art and Writing Award recipients include Andy Warhol, Robert Redford, Truman Capote, and Stephen King.
ALL AMERICAN SCHOLAR TEAM
CHS’s Girls State Varsity Swim Team has been named an All American Scholar Team by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America. The 13 girls had an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.898 and a weighted GPA of over 4.5. Congratulations to Allison Chiou, Sydney Chun, Sasha Gesner, Sydney Guenther, Destiny Kling, Alexys Matcuk, Mihaila Milovanovic, Haley Morton, Sarah Quintana, Ashlyn Reidhead, Charlotte Stenmark, and Abby Taylor!
DECA DOMINATES AT STATE
CHS DECA competed in the State DECA competition this weekend and had 14 students qualify as state finalists for their events, and 8 of those qualified for Nationals in April. Congratulations, DECA!
BOYS TENNIS WINS EAST VALLEY TEAM TENNIS CHALLENGE
Congratulations to CHS Boys Tennis for winning the 2018 East Valley Team Tennis Challenge.
VOLLEYBALL PLAYER NAMED TOURNEY MVP
Congratulations to Mason Mullins (pictured far left) for being named to the 17th annual Wolf Howl All-Tournament Team and being named MVP!
Shaun Aguano, CHS Head Varsity Football Coach, was the Grand Marshal of this year’s Chandler Ostrich Festival. Congrats to Coach Aguano for this great honor!
LAST WEEK’S WINS
- Boys Tennis def. Dobson (V 9-0) and Mountain Pointe (V 5-4, JV 8-1)
- Girls Tennis def. Dobson (V 7-2), Mountain Pointe (V 9-0, JV 6-3), and Central (V 9-0, JV 9-0)
- Baseball def. Paradise Valley (V 12-1, JV 12-1), North Canyon (V 11-6, JV 19-0), Mountain View (F 5-2), and Horizon (V 17-16, JV 4-3)
- Softball def. North Canyon (V 25-4, JV 25-0, F 23-0)
- Boys Volleyball def. Mesa (V 3-0, JV 2-0), Maryvale (V 3-0, JV 2-0), and Casteel (V 3-0)
- Sand Volleyball def. Maricopa 5-0 and Dysart 5-0
upcoming home EVENTS
- Mon, March 5th: Spring Orchestra Concert @ 7:00 pm @ the CCA
- Tues, March 6th: Boys Tennis vs Gilbert @ 3:30 pm; Frosh/JV Baseball vs Skyline @ 3:45 pm; Varsity Softball vs Skyline @ 3:45 pm
- Wed, March 7th: DECA Lip Sync Battle @ 7:00pm in CCA
- Thurs, March 8th: Frosh/JV Baseball vs Mountain Pointe @ 3:45 pm
- Fri, March 9th: Unified Track Meet @ 9 am; Frosh/JV Softball vs Mesa @ 3:45 pm
- Thurs, March 15th: Varsity Baseball vs Tucson @ 3:45 pm
- Tues, March 20th: Frosh/JV Baseball vs Millennium @ 3:45 pm; Boys Volleyball vs Red Mountain- JV @ 4 pm, Varsity @ 5 pm; Varsity Softball vs Millennium @ 3:45 pm
- Wed, March 21st: Varsity Baseball vs Mesa @ 3:45 pm
- Thurs, March 22nd: Varsity Softball vs Mountain Pointe @ 3:45 pm
- Fri, March 23rd: Frosh/JV Softball vs Mountain View @ 3:45 pm
- Mon, March 26th: Frosh/JV Softball vs Gilbert @ 4 pm
****Fri, March 23rd and Sat, March 24th is the Rotary Track Meet—Boys, Girls and Unified Track participate
CHS CADETS LEAD OSTRICH FESTIVAL PARADE
CHS’s AF JROTC cadets led the Ostrich Festival Parade for the 16th year and were named Best Drill Team/Color Guard. Congratulations, cadets!
DISABILITIES AWARENESS WEEK
FFA THRIVES AT STATE
Congratulations to CHS’s Ag Business Management Team for winning first and qualifying for national convention in October! CHS’s Vet Tech team also did a great job and earned 3rd place.
MUSICAL ROCKS THE CCA
CHS’s musical Rock of Ages hit the stage last week, and the CCA was rocking with a fun story and fantastic tunes from Pat Benatar, Foreigner, REO Speedwagon and Journey! Congratulations to everyone involved in the awesome show featuring Joey Grado, Casey Likes, Desiree Mendoza, Caleb Dowdle, Faith Sterling, Hailey Palmer, Andru Moeller, Menlo Grohman, and many more talented students. Thanks to Director Ms. Stephanie Likes, Music Director Ms. Lori Lyord, and Choreographer Ms. Marie South for a terrific show!
SPRING SPORTS ASSEMBLY
Last Friday’s Spring Sports Assembly included introductions of spring sports teams as well as performances from band, cheer, pom, Modazz, colorguard, and the cast of Rock of Ages. There’s so much talent at CHS!
SOFTBALL CELEBRATES DR. SEUSS
CHS Softball celebrated Dr. Seuss and Read Across America with Harford Elementary students last week.
Student Council is proud to present this year’s Prom, The Great Gatsby, on Saturday, April 14th, from 8:00-11:00 pm at Villa Sienna in Gilbert. Tickets are now on sale for $55. The price will increase on April 10th. Also, any CHS student who is not a junior or senior, along with non-CHS students, must have a guest pass turned in to Mrs. Templeton’s office by Friday, April 6th. Guest passes can be found in the bookstore and at the receptionist desk.
STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARDS
Per district policy, students have to have their school identification cards on them at all times. Students may take a picture of their school ID and have it available on their phones. If students do not have an ID on them, one will be printed, and a $5.00 replacement fee will be posted to their student account.
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.
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.
DECA LIP SYNC BATTLE
AMERICAN RED CROSS CLUB
The American Red Cross club is holding a clothing drive for struggling families overseas in unstable countries. Bring any new or gently used clothing you would like to donate to your 2nd hour classroom by March 8th.
CHANDLER POLICE YOUTH ACADEMY
The Chandler Police Youth Academy will be held March 12-15, 2018 and they are holding spots for high school students. Please see Officer Keipert for registration and details.
AZMERIT MATH REVIEW
Want to prepare for the Algebra 1, Geometry, or Algebra 2 AzMERIT Math Test? The math department is holding review sessions on March 27th-March 29th from 2:30 – 3:15. Algebra 1 will be in room 420, Geometry in room 411, and Algebra 2 in room 408. Bring a pencil and calculator if you have one.
CITY OF CHANDLER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Check out Spring Break and summer educational programs offered through the City of Chandler that focus on teen leadership and volunteer opportunities. For more information on volunteer opportunities, take a look at the volunteer opportunity flyer.
SPRING TESTING INFO
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
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.
University of Arizona Honors College- Grades 9 - 12
March 5 @ 8:30 am
Ottawa University- Juniors and Seniors
Tuesday, March 6 @ 9:45 am
Arizona State University- Grades 9-11
Thursday, March 8 @ 8:00 am
CGCC/MCC- Senior Application Workshop
Wednesday, March 28 @ 8:30 am -3:00 pm
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
Parent/Seniors – The 2018 Graduation Booklet will be mailed this week and should be arriving in your home mailbox shortly. If you do not receive it, it can be found at the following link on the CHS Web site: Important Graduation Information. Please read it carefully as it contains all the important information you need to know about graduation.
For key dates to remember and other important information about graduation, please visit the graduation page on the CHS website.
Spring Break is almost here and we all love to shop, so let’s take advantage of the time off and have fun shopping at Chandler Mall. This is the LAST month to take advantage of the School Cents program for this school year, which makes CHS money for our Positive Referral Program!
You can turn in ANY and ALL Receipts you may have collected over the months to the front office or submit receipts online at the school cents website. These receipts can be dated from September 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018.
All receipts from the stores listed below, dated and submitted between March 1st-31st, will earn 20 points per dollar spent!
American Eagle Outfitters, Hot Topic, Buckle, Icing, Athleta, Justice, Build-A-Bear Workshop, LEGO, Claire’s, Lucky Brand, Cotton On, Pac Sun, Disney, Q, Express, The Children’s Place, Forever 21. Tilly’s, Gymboree, Vans, H & M, Windsor, Hollister, and Zumiez
EARN 1,000 points when you buy an Easter Bunny photo, March 7th-31st. Don’t forget all receipts can be brought to me by March 31st!
There will be no school March 12th-26th. School will resume on March 27th.