Chandler High Wolf Bytes

School of Champions

April 22, 2019


Congratulations to Anna Iverson for being named a 2019 Flinn Scholar! The Flinn Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based scholarship with a value that exceeds $120,000. Flinn Scholars thrive in the classroom and maintain purposeful involvement in extracurricular activities. They assume leadership roles at their high schools and in their communities. Anna has maintained a 4.6 GPA while participating in soccer, drama, and student council. Additionally, she volunteers with hospice. She will attend the University of Arizona next fall to study nursing. Congrats and good luck, Anna!
Anna Iverson


On Saturday, April 6th, freshman Kable Moore became the Trampoline and Tumbling State Champion in three events: Level 5 tumbling, Level 8 double mini and Level 8 trampoline. Kable’s scores on double mini have earned him a spot at JO Nationals in July. If you see him practicing his back tucks in the courtyard, wish him well at Regionals on May 5th.
Kable Moore


CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) received 7 gold medals for 7 participants at FCCLA State Competition. The students worked so hard this year on their leadership projects, and 6 are headed to Nationals in Anaheim California. Congratulations to Ariana Garcia, Lisette Meza, Paloma Ramirez, Marissa Palmerin, Valerie Valdez, Stevie Garcia, Yoana Katahoka, and their teacher Mrs. Christy Herndon!


Last Tuesday’s “Chandler’s Got Talent” was an amazing display of student and staff talent. Thanks to everyone who competed and to StuCo’s freshman class for producing a great program. Congratulations to the winners: Claire Willes and the Icebergs- Champion; the Saxatones- 1st Runner-up; Sydney Milbauer- 2nd Runner-Up.


Cienna Samiley, CHS Junior, competed at the USA Gymnastics Region 1 Championships last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. She competed against the top Junior Olympic level 10 gymnasts from California, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada in her age group. Cienna won the All-Around bronze medal after competing in all four events: Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, and Floor Exercise. Cienna’s third place finish earned her a spot to compete at Junior Olympic nationals to be held next month in Indianapolis. The best level 10 gymnasts from across the country qualify to nationals. Congratulations, Cienna!

Cienna Samiley

Baseball Awards

Congrats to the following baseball players for receiving end of season recognition:

Premier Region 1st Team - Efrain Manzo, Joseph Dicarlo, and Nate Rohlicek

Premier Region 2nd Team - Luke Bass and Michael Kasik

Premier Region Honorable Mention - David Romero and Trevor Vega

All CUSD Honorable Mention - Brendyn Bryan

Most Improved Field - Chandler High School

last week's WINS

  • Boys Volleyball def. Mountain Pointe (V 3-0)
  • Softball def. Basha (V 10-9, JV 9-8, F 19-10)

  • Baseball def. Basha (F 5-3)

  • Baseball def. Mesa (V 9-8)

  • Boys Volleyball def. Basha (V 3-0)

  • Unified Basketball def. Hamilton 42-38

  • Softball def. Basha (V 9-6, F 15-5)

Unified Basketball
Unified Basketball


  • Tues, April 23rd: Boys Volleyball vs Hamilton JVB @ 3:30, JV @ 4, Varsity @ 5; JV Baseball vs Queen Creek @ 4 pm

  • Fri, April 27th: CHS Movie Night @ 7 pm on the CHS Practice Field


Chandler High celebrated its 9th A+ School of Excellence Award from the Arizona Education Foundation last Thursday during a short courtyard assembly and lunch time activities. Thanks to Dr. Casteel, Dr. Gilbert, AZ Rep Jennifer Pawlik, AEF’s Kim Graham, and Chandler PD for joining the fun. Special thanks to Kalil Bottling Co. for sponsoring sodas for our students. CHS is honored to be recognized among the best schools in the state of Arizona! And CHS has the most A+ titles in the state!

Kalil Bottling Company Logo


Degrees of Freedom, the Si Se Puede Foundation’s all girls mechanical robotics team, traveled to their national competition in Houston last Wednesday. The team consists of students from CUSD high schools, with a large number from CHS!

Si Se Puede Recognition

Sports Physicals

Sports Physicals Flyer


Last Thursday’s dance concert highlighted the terrific talent of CHS Modazz, Advanced Dance and Improv, under the direction of Mrs. Kathy Buren. Not only did CHS dancers perform beautifully, but they also managed the stage, sound and lighting, choreographed the numbers, and much more. Well done!

Dance Concert Photos


It’s the time of year when AP and IB Art students are preparing to upload their work for testing. Before that’s done, we get to check out the talented students’ work on display in the Fine Arts Building. Congratulations to Mia Cordoba, David Diaz, and Jacqueline Rios for their outstanding displays!


On Monday, April 15th, Chandler High School’s Health and Wellness Drug Prevention Program hosted an informational presentation about Alcohol Awareness. Sara Davirro from MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) presented the Power of Parents program, sharing current statistics about teen alcohol use as well as tips for initiating constructive conversations between parents and teens about alcohol and drinking and driving. We also heard from Barry Adkins. Barry shared his story of losing his 18-year-old son to alcohol poisoning.

Health and Wellness Program
Health and Wellness Program


StuCo is hosting CHS Movie Night on the practice field this Friday from 7-10pm. Bring a blanket to sit on and money to purchase food from food trucks. Follow StuCo on twitter @CHSStuco1819 for more info. It’s bound to be a spooky but fun time!

Movie Night Ad


All juniors who missed the April 2nd ACT will take the make-up test on Wednesday, April 24th. A pass will be sent to students needing the make-up test.


Juniors and seniors, CHS’s Prom is right around the corner! Scottsdale’s OdySea Aquarium is where you’ll want to be on May 4th from 8:00-11:00pm. Tickets are on sale in the bookstore for $60.

Prom guest request passes are now available in the front office and bookstore. Forms must be completed and turned in to Mrs. Templeton’s office no later than 3:30 on Wednesday, May 1st. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT GUEST PASSES TURNED IN AFTER THE DEADLINE. NO EXCEPTIONS. The final approved guest list will be posted on the bookstore window on Thursday, May 2nd. Juniors and seniors planning on bringing a CHS underclassman must complete a guest request form. . All students must have an ID to get into the dance.

Prom Ad



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 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.

For more information about graduation be sure to visit the CHS website.