Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
TRACK STATE CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to CHS’s State Champion Track Teams! The girls won their 14th state championship, and the boys won their 9th state title this weekend. Kudos to the following on 1st place finishes: Trinity Henderson (100, 200, and 400 meters), Tara Sommerville (4 x 100), Eryn Garrett (4 x 100), Imani Sells (4 x 100), Kylee Kragrud (4 x 100), Sheena Cumberbatch (triple jump), Tyson Tippett (4 x 100), Eli Sanders (4 x 100), Jamere Haskell (4 x 100), Anderya Nsubuga (4 x 100), Amare Elmore (discus), and Jamere Haskell (triple jump). Congratulations also go out to head coaches Eric Richardson and Matt Lincoln and their staffs for building and continuing the Chandler Track dynasty!
PRINCIPAL’S ACADEMIC HONOR CELEBRATION
Last Thursday during all lunches, CHS celebrated the over 700 students who earned a 3.5+ cumulative GPA while challenging themselves with honors, AP, and IB courses. In addition to music, balloons, banners, and polar pops, the students received State Forty Eight Honors Scholar t-shirts. Nice work, Wolves!
2020 YEARBOOK AWARD
Chandler High School’s 2020 yearbook, PERSPECTIVES, was nationally and internationally recognized in Jostens 2021 Look Book! Chandler’s El Lobo was one of only 460 yearbooks selected from over one thousand yearbooks submitted. The 2021 panel of judges, comprised of nationally recognized scholastic journalism professionals and award-winning yearbook advisers, selected the best examples of yearbook spreads and covers to make up the 304-page Look Book 2021. Congratulations to the 2020 Yearbook Staff and Mr. Mark Hinton, Yearbook Teacher, for creating PERSPECTIVES, recognized as one of the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and campus-wide inclusivity.
WRESTLER WINS REGIONAL TOURNEY
ORCHESTRA “SENIOR” CONCERT
Chandler’s orchestras celebrated their members from the Class of 2021 during last week’s Orchestra “Senior” Concert. The Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras played music from Coldplay, Brahms, and Bach, among others. Ms. Danelle Kennedy conducts the orchestras. Congratulations on a job well done!
BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE DANCE CONCERT
CHS Intermediate and Beginning Dance classes showed off their skills during two great “May Day” concerts last week. The concerts included 16 dances choreographed by students and their teachers, Mrs. White and Ms. Hurtado. The concert was a great way to end the year!
The Wolfpack Pride Bands were able to perform their spring concert last week in the CHS courtyard. While it was very warm, the bands did an excellent job. The concert included two jazz bands, two concert bands, and a duet performed by two seniors, Katarina Fenner and Jose Castro. The concert also featured an original composition for concert band by Senior Jose Castro. Well done, bands!
SENIOR CELEBRATION THIS FRIDAY
Student Council is pleased to host the Senior Celebration this Friday May 21st. The car parade begins at 6 pm starting at the parent drop off lane west of the CCA. Don’t miss the first ever Senior Sunset ceremony, followed by other activities. Watch High School Musical 3 on the big screen, and play outdoor games like the 2-story fun house and giant maze. Play video games with the Game Truck, or try to beat the high score at Dance Dance Revolution or four way Pac Man. Tickets are on sale for $15 during lunch D all week in the courtyard. Tickets include the senior t-shirt. Tickets will be $20 at the door. See Mr. Gray in room 303 for questions or email at: email@example.com. This is a senior only event.
Updated GRADUATION CEREMONY INFORMATION
The District Office has informed us that we can now invite SIX guests/senior to attend the graduation ceremony. SIX latex free wrist bands will be issued to seniors to distribute to their guests. The latex free wrist bands MUST be worn to obtain access to the Austin Field bleachers and will be strictly enforced.
SENIOR CLASS MEETING – April 26th
CHS and COA seniors, if you were unable to attend the Senior Class Meeting, you can watch the pre-recorded video that includes important graduation information from Mr. Chandler regarding dates, times and other details you need to know leading up to graduation below.
PATHWAY TO GRADUATION – Important dates to remember can be found at this link: Pathway to Graduation
GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS are available in the bookstore.
For ongoing graduation updates, please visit this link: CHS Graduation Information
FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
Seniors will complete final exams on Thursday, May 20th and Friday, May 21st in their regularly scheduled classes.
Juniors, sophomores, and freshmen will follow this schedule: Monday, May 24th and Tuesday, May 25th are review days. Follow the regular bell schedule for both days. 0 hour teachers will test on Thursday; students must be in class both days.
Students, are you interested in taking a free Summer School course for credit recovery? See your counselor today for details about the options available this summer.
SPARK FOR GERMAN
ASU and Chandler High School are excited to announce SPARK labs this fall. Check out the info below:
SUMMER MEAL CURBSIDE SERVICE
This summer, Universal FREE curbside meals will continue at four sites: Chandler High School, Perry High School, Hamilton High School, and Casteel High School; 7:30-9:30am and 4:30-5:30pm, Mondays (exceptions due to holidays). The Pre-Order link for curbside is located here.
STATE FORTY EIGHT CHANDLER HIGH T-SHIRT
State Forty Eight, a company founded by CHS grads, has created a Chandler High t-shirt with $5 per purchase being donated back to the school. Shirts are available on their website.
MEDIA CENTER MATERIALS
Parents, please have your student(s) return any library books they have checked out, other than Lit books currently being used in classes, to the JSU/Media Center as soon as possible.
Library books, laptops, charging cords, and hotspots that are not being used for COA classes can all be returned to the JSU.
VOLLEYBALL SUMMER CAMPS
SENIOR EXIT SURVEY
“WE ARE IB”
What college or university will you be attending?
All Final Transcripts will be sent electronically through Parchment. To guarantee your final transcript will be sent to the college of your choice, you must set up your account and place your transcript “On Hold for the Next Grading Period”. For information on how to sign up see Ms. Milczarek in the Career Center or Mrs. Graffeo or Mrs. Ferguson in the Registrar’s office. After graduation you will be charged $8.50 per transcript.
Graduation: May 27th. 8pm on Austin field. If you are not planning to walk with the class of 2021 you must let Mrs. Graffeo or Mrs. Ferguson in the Registrar’s office know as soon as possible.
INCOMING STUDENT AND FAMILY TOURS
Call 480-812-7970 to schedule a small group tour of Arizona’s “Most Beautiful Public High School”, per Architectural Digest, and learn about the great programs CHS has to offer.
CHS is Arizona’s only nine-time A+ School of Excellence for a reason! Come check us out!
· 105 International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses available
-Award-winning Fine Arts and CTE Programs
-AVID College Prep Elective at every grade level
-Numerous Athletic Team and Individual State Championships
-Award winning AFJROTC program
-Over 80 clubs and extra-curricular activities
-“Most Diverse Public High School in AZ” (Niche.com)