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Volunteer of the year

Kyla Belville received the “Volunteer of the Year” Award at the Chandler Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities 2016 Recognition Award Ceremony. Kyla, a CHS Junior, is Chandler Buddies President, works with CHS Unified Track, Cheer and Basketball, and volunteers with the city of Chandler’s Special Olympics Cheer Program. Congratulations, Kyla!

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chs german students

Melissa Cana, Sonal Cherian, and Kody Gelvin, CHS German students, took first place in the ASU Language Fair German Impromptu competition. Mrs. Amy Hatchner is their German teacher. "Gut gemacht!" (Well done!)

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presidential honor roll

The following students have been awarded medals and special recognition on the Presidential Honor Roll for outstanding performance on the 2016 National German Exam for High School Students, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG): Jacob Labenz, Nicholas Johnson, Gillian Harrill and Aleckzandra Agustin. Over 21,000 students participated in the national exam this year. Excellent work!

chs french students

CHS French students took 1st, 2nd AND 3rd place in Novice Prepared Recitation at the ASU Language Fair. CHS competed against numerous schools including Desert Ridge, Seton Catholic Preparatory, Corona del Sol, Basis Chandler, Paradise Valley, and Sunnyslope. Congrats, Wolves, and French teachers Mrs. Peggy Bejarano and Dr. Angelika Foerst!

chs orchestra students

Congratulations to Mason Haskett and Rachelle Cortina, who performed at the Southwest Regional Honor Orchestra Festival in February. Their orchestra teacher is Ms. Danelle Kennedy.

kindness and courage retreat

During the past two weeks, CHS sent student ambassadors to Knox Gifted Academy, Frye, and Ryan Elementary to lead Kindness and Courage Retreats run by Youth Frontiers, an organization based out of Minnesota. Students were challenged to "do what is right no matter what," and that "just because you are not my friend, does not make you my enemy."

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This Week's Home Events


  • Monday, 2/29: Boys Tennis vs Chaparral @ 3:30 pm

Orchestra Concert @ 7:00pm in the CCA

  • Tuesday, 3/1: Varsity Boys and Girls Tennis vs ACP @ 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 3/2: Girls Tennis vs Perry @ 3:30 pm

Spring Band Concert @ 7:00pm in the CCA

  • Friday, 3/4: Varsity Baseball vs Pinnacle @ 3:45 pm
  • Friday, 3/4: Unified Track Meet @ 8:00am

View the CHS Calendar to access events taking place during Spring Break, 3/7-3/18.

cinderella

CHS’s production of Cinderella was a great success! Thanks to everyone who came out and supported Chandler’s talented students on stage and behind the scenes. Special thanks to Ms. Stephanie Likes- Director, Ms. Lori Lyford- Music Director, and Mrs. Marie South- Choreographer, for their hard work in making the musical a terrific production.

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DISABILITIES AWARENESS WEEK

This week is Disabilities Awareness Week. Students are encouraged to show their support by participating in lunch-time activities and this week’s Spirit Days:

  • Monday- Support Autism Awareness- Wear tie dye
  • Tuesday - Fancy Day - Show your inner beauty
  • Wednesday - Wear red for “Spread the Word to End the Word”
  • Thursday - Throwback Thursday - Don't Hate; Appreciate! Rock your favorite 70's, 80's and 90's gear.
  • Friday - Support Unified Sports - Wear Chandler colors.

chs teacher of the year

It is time to formally recognize Chandler High’s great teachers by nominating them for the 2016 CHS Teacher of the Year (TOY) Award! View the following form to see criteria and complete your nomination: CHS Teacher of the Year nomination form. Nominations will be accepted through March 24th. The CHS TOY will be announced in April and will be in the running for AEF’s Arizona Teacher of the Year.


If you would like to recognize a staff member who does not meet all of the criteria, please do so. Although he/she will not be in the running for Arizona Teacher of the Year, CHS wants to acknowledge him/her. Thanks for helping us recognize Chandler High’s terrific teachers!

COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE BACK

Alberto Esparza, Founder of the Si Se Puede Foundation, a prevention and advocacy organization that encourages its participants to be stakeholders in the Chandler community, is in need of surgery to correct his failing eyesight, due to diabetes. A GoFundMe account has been established with a goal of $4000 to be used to cover the co-pay, medication, new eyeglasses and needs associated with his surgery. With everything that Mr. Esparza has done for the Chandler community, this is the perfect opportunity for the community to show our appreciation for him. Interested in helping? Visit the go fund me page to make a donation.

PSAT PRESENTATION

On February 23rd, Nicole George from Kaplan hosted 140 CHS students for a PSAT Interpretation Session. Students who took the October PSAT received valuable information regarding the test and their results.
PSAT Scores Explained by Kaplan

“SMILE STRAIGHT” ESSAY CONTEST

Chamberlain Orthodontics wants to give one CHS student a free set of braces! Chamberlain is sponsoring an essay contest for students who would like to illustrate the need (financial and physical) for FREE, professional orthodontic services. View the following flyer for more details: “Smile Straight” flyer. The essay deadline is Friday, April 1st.

CHS GOLF CLASSIC

Support Chandler Football by participating in the 13th Annual Chandler Football Golf Classic on Saturday, May 7th at the San Marcos Golf Course. View the CHS Golf Classic flyer for more info.

chandler football camps

Chandler Football will be hosting football camps starting in March. Students interested in attending the Quarterback or Speed and Agility Camp can find important information about dates and registration by viewing the following flyers: Speed and Agility Camp/Quarterback Camp

cusd summer academy

In need of making up credits? Looking to get a head start for next year? CUSD Summer Academy could be just what you're looking for. Information on CUSD Summer Academy can be found by visiting the following link: CUSD Summer Academy Information

tax credit

It's not too late! Help support extra-curricular activities and extended learning beyond the regular school day by making a tax credit donation to Chandler High School. The state of Arizona allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $200 ($400 if married and filing jointly) when you make a tax credit donation to our school. Yes, taxpayers receive a dollar-for-dollar credit towards their state tax return. Tutoring, student clubs and field trips are just a few of the enrichment programs that are supported through tax credit donations. Click here for more info, and please name Chandler High School as the recipient of your donation. Thank you for your support!

CAREER CENTER NEWS


  • ASU Admit Meeting: If you have been admitted to ASU and want to find out what steps you need to take next, come and learn more on Thursday, March 3rd @ 10:30 am in the Career Center. Be sure to sign up!
  • If you are interested in attending The City of Chandler’s TEEN TOWN HALL, permission slips are due Thursday, March 3rd in the Career Center.
  • Seniors: Take some time over break to check out the scholarships listed on the College & Career Center website (located under the Information tab on the school website)! The CEF Scholarships are open. There are 49 scholarships listed under the CEF link.
  • Take some time during break to visit colleges, universities or trade schools. Invest in your future!