Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
October 22, 2018
GOLFERS READY FOR STATE
Chandler golfers are headed to the Division I Golf State Championship in Tucson next Monday and Tuesday. The Lady Wolves qualified as a team, and individual Ty Templeton (pictured center) qualified on the men’s side. Good luck, Wolves!
Last Week's Wins
- Varsity Football def. Tucson 62-0
- Girls Volleyball def. Basha (JV 2-1, F 2-1) and Red Mountain (V 3-0, JV 2-0, F 2-0)
THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS
- Tues, Oct 23rd: Boys Tennis vs Mountain Pointe @ 3:30 pm
- Wed, Oct 24th: AVID Parent Night @ 6 pm in the JSU
- Thurs, Oct 25th: JV Football vs Hamilton @ 6 pm
- Sat, Oct 27th: CHS Haunted House from 7-11 pm in the CTE Bldg
IB STUDENTS MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Before fall break a group of IB students volunteered at Project C.U.R.E. in Tempe. They enjoyed the opportunity to learn about how this organization works to provide much-needed medical supplies around the world.
CHS IB is also raising funds to provide prosthetic legs for people around the world! Visit www.wehelptwo.com to learn more about the initiative.
IB BOOSTER MEETING
IB Parent Booster meeting – Thursday 10/25 at 7pm in the Jones Student Union
A representative from Kaplan Test Prep will be here to give an overview of SAT, ACT, PSAT as well as valuable information about how parents can support their children in the test prep process.
Business meeting will include recognition of scholarship winners, wrapping up Harkins fundraiser and planning for semester 2 events. Please join us!
IB SHADOW DAYS
We welcome current 8th grade students to come to a Student Shadow Day at Chandler High School. The 8th grade students will be paired with a 9th Grade Student Ambassador who is currently participating in the IB Middle Years Program at CHS. We offer shadow opportunities six times between November 16 and February 5. Space is limited, so sign up now!
CORE VALUE HIGHLIGHT
CHS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally-minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.
IB learners are “Balanced”: They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.
GRADUATION ORDERS AND PARENT INFO NIGHT
Graduation Orders - Parent Information Night – October 30, 2018 at 5-7pm
Jostens will be at Chandler High School on October 30th in the Cafeteria from 5 – 7pm to give parents/guardians of seniors and seniors ordering information for caps and gowns, announcements and other graduation memorabilia. They will be here to explain the ordering process and answer any questions you may have about Chandler High School’s graduation regalia.
Graduation Orders – October 30 and 31st – A & B Lunch in the Courtyard
Jostens will be at Chandler High School during A & B Lunches on October 30th and October 31st for seniors to place orders for their cap and gown, announcements and other graduation memorabilia.
You may also place orders online at: www.jostens.com or call 1-800-JOSTENS.
STEP SCHOLAR PROGRAM
Sophomores: Have you been dreaming of going to ASU, U of A or NAU? Or maybe you could see yourself at Brown, Georgetown or the University of Chicago, but you don't think you would be able to afford the cost? On Thursday, October 26, we will have an informational meeting about the STEP Scholar Program. If you qualify and are accepted, the STEP Program will equip you with the knowledge, confidence and leadership skills to successfully help you transition to college and obtain a four year college degree- with financial help.
If you meet the following qualifications, do NOT miss this opportunity to get a college degree debt-free!
-Unweighted GPA of 3.6 or higher
-Taking multiple honors classes and on track to take AP/IB classes
-Neither parent has a 4 year college degree
Contact Mrs. Baumann in the counseling department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 812-7741.
AP FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
AP students: Are you a student who is not on free/reduced lunch status and looking for financial assistance to help pay for your AP tests in May?
Remember to get a form from Mrs. Baumann in the counseling department. The deadline is November 16th.
UPCOMING DANCE CONCERT
ROBOTICS SPAGHETTI DINNER – JOIN US TONIGHT!
IB HARKINS FUNDRAISER
The IB students and IB booster group are selling Harkins 2019 movie cups and Popcorn Perks until October 25th. Harkins cups are $6.50 each and allow you to have $1.50 soda refills at all Harkins theaters in 2019. The Popcorn Perks is $30 and gets you a free medium popcorn each time you go to the movie (up to 36 times).
These make great gifts! Purchases can be made by contacting the IB Boosters at email@example.com or through any IB student in grades 9-12. Orders and money must be collected by October 25th. The vouchers will be delivered the week of November 5th.
TAX CREDIT DONATION
Arizona law ARS 43-1089.01 enables taxpayers a tax credit contribution of up to $400.00 per calendar year if filing status is Married, filing Joint Return; $200.00 per calendar year if filing status is Single or Head of Household; and, $200.00 per calendar year if filing status is Married filing separate return — for contributions that fund extracurricular activities in public schools. A tax credit is a full refund, not a deduction.
Contributions eligible for a tax credit are donated directly to schools, not to the state or the school district. To participate, follow the Tax Credit Donation link.
Thank you for your generous contributions that help students become in fun, meaningful and life-enhancing activities.
YEARBOOK/SENIOR RECOGNITION ADS
Yearbooks are $65.00. Purchase them online at jostensyearbooks.com or in the Chandler High School Bookstore before the price increases.
Interested in purchasing a Senior Yearbook Recognition Ad? Check out the info here!
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT
All college visits will take place in the CHS College & Career Center, unless otherwise specified. Students should sign up outside of the College & Career Center to attend a presentation. They will receive a pass in class on the day of the presentation.
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)-10/22 at 8:00am
Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)- 10/22 at 10:00am
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, IA)-10/22 at 1:25pm
Northwestern College (Orange City, IA)- 10/23 at 7:45am
New York University- 10/23 at 8:45am
Azusa Pacific University (Azusa, CA) 10/23 at 9:45am
University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) 10/23 at 1:00pm
Whitworth University (Spokane, WA) 10/24 at 7:40am
Spelman College (Atlanta, GA) 10/24 at 8:30am
CRAS (Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences-Tempe, AZ)- 10/24 at 10:00am
University of California-Riverside- 10/24 at 11:00am
Washington State University- 10/25 at 8:30am
University of California- Berkeley- 10/25 at 9:30am
PATHWAY TO GRADUATION
Keep checking the school website for more information for seniors that will be posted over the course of the year. Also, you will find important information included in Wolf Bytes throughout the year leading to graduation.
THANKSGIVING FAMILY ASSISTANCE DAY
CHS is once again supporting the Chandler CARE Center in preparing for the annual Thanksgiving Family Assistance Day (Saturday, November 17) and needs your help to make it a success. Please bring your donations of the following items to the CHS front office by November 14th:
Whole, frozen turkeys
2 pound bags of dry pinto beans
Desserts (boxed, dry such as pudding and Jell-O mixes, cake mix)
Canned vegetables and soup
2 pound bags of rice
Instant mashed potatoes
Side dishes (pasta, mac & cheese, casseroles, etc.)
Toiletries and hygiene Items (shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, etc.)
Paper goods (paper towels, tissue, toilet paper)
Just a reminder when you shop Chandler Fashion Center and the Boulevard Shops, you can submit your receipts to make CHS money for our Positive Referral Program!
It’s easy! You can submit your receipts online 24/7 at the school cents website. If you do not need your receipts returned, you can drop them in the CHS collection box located on the Upper Level bridge near Barnes & Noble, or you can bring them to Mrs. Claudio in the front office.
For the month of October shop at the stores listed below so that CHS can earn 4X Points!!
New York and Company
White House Black Market