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January 16, 2018


Congratulations to Mrs. Jessica Peacock for winning the 2018 Samuel A. Kirk Teacher of the Year Award on behalf of the Arizona Council for Exceptional Children (ACEC). This award is given to one Arizona teacher who has contributed significantly to the education of exceptional individuals through direct student contact in instruction or a training process. Congratulations, Mrs. Peacock!

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CHS Senior Brian Nguyen has been selected by QuestBridge to be part of its National College Match program. This highly regarded college and scholarship program helps seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation’s most selective colleges. Brian will attend the University of Chicago next year. Congratulations, Brian!

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Congratulations to the CHS Varsity Cheer, 2018 Cactus Cup Champs! Pom placed 3rd in the competition. Outstanding job, CHS Spiritline!

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last week's WINS

  • Boys Basketball def. Hamilton (JV 78-70, V 53-47)
  • Girls Basketball def. Perry (JV 42-34 and V 72-65),
  • Girls Soccer def. Horizon (JV 1-0, V 2-0), and tied Hamilton (0-0)
  • Boys Soccer def. Perry (JV 2-0 and V 3-0) and Hamilton (V 4-0)
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  • Tues, Jan 16th: Boys Basketball vs Basha: F @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, Varsity @ 7 pm
  • Wed, Jan 17th: All Levels Wrestling Multi Meet @ 3 pm; IB Registration Fair from 5:30-7:00 in the Jones Student Union; ASU Summer Opportunities Presentation @ 6:00pm in the CHS College and Career Center
  • Thurs, Jan 18th: CHS Curriculum Night (for incoming freshmen/new students) from 5:45-7:30pm in the CCA
  • Fri, Jan 19th: Girls Basketball vs Sandra Day: F @ 4 pm, JV @ 5:30 pm, Varsity @ 7 pm


Future Wolves visited CHS last week, met Mr. Rother, heard from our student panel, toured Career and Tech Ed classrooms, and received their first piece of Chandler swag. Students were greeted by band and cheer and then engaged in hands-on activities in CTE classes such as Agriscience, Engineering, Early Childhood Education, Automotive Technologies, Marketing, Culinary Arts, Woods, Digital Printing, Multimedia and Film, and Computer Science.


On Saturday, the CHS Boys Basketball program spent time helping the community at St. Mary’s Food Bank. The coaches, players, and parents helped box approximately 3,000 boxes of food for those in need with other volunteers from across the valley. This was a great opportunity for the program, and all involved look forward to helping again in the near future.

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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.

All current sophomores and juniors can apply online using the google form.

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One of the things that a well-rounded student needs to show colleges and scholarship organizations is that he or she has had some meaningful summer experiences. There are many different ways to meet this objective: a summer job, an extended volunteer experience, a specific learning goal (through a course), a ‘camp’ experience to dig deeper into an interest, or a leadership opportunity.

Arizona State University runs many different programs in the summer that allow high school students to learn, explore interests, gain unique experiences and stand out from other college applicants.

A representative from ASU will be in the CHS College and Career Center on Wednesday, January 17th, at 6:00pm to talk with parents and students about some of the opportunities. We hope to see you there!

  • Barrett Summer Scholars (for current 9th graders only)
  • Cesar Chavez Leadership Program
  • Summer Experience at West
  • Collegiate Scholars Academy
  • Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program
  • Fleisher Scholars (Business)
  • Accounting Career Awareness Program (Business)
  • Walter Cronkite Summer Journalism Institute
  • Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp
  • High School Media Innovation Camp
  • Fulton School of Engineering summer programs and camps


SENIORS: It’s that time of year to be aware that Goldbeck Photography will be here on January 26th at 8am to take the annual senior panoramic photo. For more information go to the CHS Web site and look under the information tab for seniors. Please remember to mark your calendar for January 26th.


Parents/Seniors – For important graduation information please visit the information for seniors webpage.

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.


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.

  • 1/17 9:30am Gila River Law Enforcement to speak to seniors
  • 1/23 5:30pm Duke University – Demystifying the College Admissions Process for Highly Selective Colleges - Chandler Center for the Arts
  • 1/24 11:35am Grand Canyon University
  • 1/25 11:35am University of Arizona College Application Workshop


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.

There are 45 private donor scholarships available to CHS students that are due to Ms. Jaramillo in the College and Career Center on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:30 pm. Please see Ms. Jaramillo if you need assistance in filling out these scholarships. An application packet with all of the appropriate forms (up to 10) must be completed for each scholarship the student is applying for. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Victor M. Cooper and Saunders Montague Scholarships are due to Ms. Jaramillo in the College and Career Center on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:30 pm.

Seniors’ community service hours for IMPACT Chandler Scholars are due to the Chandler Education Foundation on Monday, April 2, 2018 by 4:00 pm.


The final drawing for the Chandler Education Foundation Winner’s Choice Car/ Cash Raffle is January 21st at 2pm. You can either purchase your tickets online at or at the front desk.

Remember, $4 of every ticket that is sold by our school will come back to us! Thank you for your continued support of the Chandler Education Foundation.

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Senior Ad deadline for the 2017-18 school year is: February 16th. You can purchase your ad by visiting the Josten’s website. If you’re looking for more information on senior ads, please view the senior ad flyer.

The deadline to be guaranteed a 2017-18 yearbook is coming up the end of January. Price is $75.00.

Now is the time to purchase.