Chandler High Wolf Bytes

School of Champions

October 29, 2018

WOLVES WIN BATTLE FOR AZ AVE.

The Chandler Wolves defeated the Hamilton Huskies 49-7 Friday night to once again win the Battle for Arizona Ave as part of Rivalry Week. In addition, Jake De La Torre received the Rival’s Scholar Athlete Award, and DeCarlos Brooks was named the Great American Rivalry Series MVP. Congratulations, Wolves!

Battle for Arizona Avenue Recognition

FOX 10 CAPTURES CHS SPIRIT

Fox 10’s Cory McCloskey was live from our courtyard last Friday to kick off the Battle for Arizona Ave football game against Hamilton. The pep rally included band and cheer performances, shout outs to athletes and performers competing at State, chants, a StuCo game, and awesome emceeing from CHS’s own Mr. Sasha Hunter. Blue Bell Creameries also announced free ice cream for all students and staff in honor of Ms. Amy Komitzky, AZ Top 10 Teacher of the Year. It’s great to be a Wolf!

CHS Pep Assembly

CHS Swim

Congratulations to CHS Boys and Girls Swim for their 1st place combined finish at the San Tan Invitational.
CHS Swimmers

MR. CHANDLER RECOGNIZED BY CUSD

Mr. JJ Chandler, CHS Assistant Principal, was honored by the CUSD Board for heroic efforts involving a student crisis situation off campus. He is pictured with Chandler Fire representatives Jessica Westmiller and Scott Jaeger.

Jessica Westmiller, JJ Chandler, and Scott Jaeger

BAND EXCELS AT ABODA FESTIVAL

The Chandler High Wolf Pack Marching Band took 3rd place out of 40 bands at the Northern Arizona University ABODA Festival. CHS took 2nd place out of all Arizona bands, including large bands. Currently, they are in the number one slot in AZ for the Arizona Band and Orchestra Director’s Association (ABODA) scores, and are second for AZMBA (Arizona Marching Band Association). Come out and support this hardworking, highly talented group as they enter state competition: ABODA State Prelims, Hamilton High School, November 3rd; AZMBA State Championships, Perry High School, November 10th; ABODA State Championships, or Finals, ASU Stadium, November 17th.


Congrats and good luck, Wolf Pack Marching Band!

Band at Competition
Band at Competition

CHS CROSS COUNTRY

The Chandler girl’s cross country team had a busy and successful October. Early in the month the girls traveled to Oceanside CA., and won the 37th Annual Southern Cal Open. Next up, back home, was the Titan Invitational in Gilbert, where the girls once again brought home the first place trophy. The team capped off the month with a convincing victory at the Chandler Schools City Meet. At the city meet, eight girls placed on the CUSD All-City team and four were from Chandler High. Additionally, Coach Lincoln was named CUSD Girl’s Coach of the Year.

At Southern Cal, the boy’s team finished 10th. They barely missed the top ten at Titan finishing in 11th place. The boy’s came back strong with a 3rd place finish at the City Meet. Gabe Garcia was named to the CUSD All-City team.

The team competes at Sectionals, Cesar Chavez Park , Nov. 1st at 9:45 am and State, Cave Creek Golf Course, Nov. 10th at 8:00 am.


Congratulations to the following runners who were named to the All-CUSD Cross Country Teams:


Girls: Morgan Foster, Mihajla Milovanovic, Becca Taylor, and Ava Potts


Boys: Gabriel Garcia

“SERVICE ABOVE SELF” SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations to Javan Ah Quin, CHS Senior and member of the varsity football team, for being awarded the Battle for Arizona Ave Service above Self Scholarship. Great job, Javan!

Service Above Self Scholarship

Last Week's Wins

  • Football def. Hamilton (V 49-7, JV 38-26, F 58-0). Congratulations to both JV and Freshmen for completing the season undefeated!

CHS Football

THIS WEEK’S HOME EVENTS

  • Mon, Oct 29th: CHS Fall Choir Concert @ 7:00pm in CCA Main
  • Fri, Nov 2nd: Division I Football Playoffs: #1 Chandler vs. #16 Boulder Creek @ 7:00pm on Austin Field

HAUNTED HOUSE

Saturday’s Haunted House was a scream! Thanks to CHS Theatre and StuCo for making this awesome annual event happen!

AVID PARENT NIGHT

AVID students hosted Parent Night last week and gave their families a taste of what the college prep program is all about through modeling college projects, tutorials, scholarship and FAFSA information, and more. In addition, colleges were in attendance to share info. If you’re a freshman interested in getting involved in AVID, please see Mrs. Templeton.

IB STUDENTS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

CHS IB is raising funds to provide prosthetic legs for people around the world! Visit www.wehelptwo.com to learn more about the initiative.

IB Flyer

IB SHADOW DAYS

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 “Caring”: They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a personal commitment to service, and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment.

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 can find more information on the CHS graduation webpage.


You may also place orders online at: www.jostens.com or call 1-800-JOSTENS.
Jostens Logo
Cap and Gown Informational Flyer

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!

-Sophomore student

-Unweighted GPA of 3.6 or higher

-Taking multiple honors classes and on track to take AP/IB classes

-Low-income

-Neither parent has a 4 year college degree


Contact Mrs. Baumann in the counseling department at baumann.kathleen@cusd80.com 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

CHS Dance Concert Flyer

BASEBALL FUNDRAISER

Baseball Flyer

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!

college presentations

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.



  • CUSD 2018 College Fair- Tues, Oct. 30th @ 6:00pm
  • University of Arizona- Thurs, Nov. 1st @ 8:30am
  • Colorado Christian University- Thurs, Nov. 8th @9:30am
College Fair Flyer

PATHWAY 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

Canned fruits

2 pound bags of dry pinto beans

Cereal

Boxed stuffing

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)


FAMILY RESOURCE

Camp Kangaroo Flyer
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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!!


Ann Taylor

Brighton

Chico's

Coach

Journeys

Loft

Michael Kors

Motherhood Maternity

New York and Company

Pop Bar

Sephora

Vera Bradley

White House Black Market