Chandler High Wolf Bytes
School of Champions
may 7, 2018
GIRLS TRACK WINS STATE
Congratulations to CHS Girls Track for winning State, their 12th state title since 2006! The boys did a great job, too, coming in second. Highlights include Jai Gruenwald earning four individual state titles, Morgan Foster capturing the girls 800 state title, Samantha Ponds winning discus, Haley Wolf dominating the 3200, 3 relay wins, Tamir Waters capturing the 400, and Jaheim Brown-Taylor winning the 100 in 10.49 seconds. Great job, Wolves!
PERFORMING ARTS DOMINATE MUSIC FESTIVAL
CHS made its mark at California’s Heritage Music Festival two weeks ago. In all, CHS came home with over 15 awards, including Treblemakers earning Best Choir and Judges’ Choice Award, Jazz Band tying for first place, with an Outstanding Musicianship award going to Emma Willes, CHS’s Concert Band and Orchestra being awarded second place, and Mason Haskett receiving the coveted Maestro Award. Ultimately, Chandler’s Music Department was awarded the Sweepstakes award for most points accumulated. Well done!
Chandler FFA won the State FFA Milk Quality Career Development Event on Friday, April 27th and will represent Arizona at the National Contest in Indiana in October. Team members consisted of Elery Martin, Juliette Covitz, Travis Covitz, and Emily Smith. Travis Covitz placed 1st as the high individual in the state. Elery Martin placed 4th individually and Emily Smith was 8th place individually. In the contest, students had to grade milk products, identify cheese varieties, determine milk contaminants and problem solve for possible processing issues.
Chandler High’s Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) Club won the coveted Glassman Cup at an awards ceremony at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The group, only in its second year at CHS, was recognized for its strong fundraising efforts. SSBTR engaged in a number of fundraising activities this year, including dine-out events and a walkathon. Congrats to SSBTR and Ms. Donna Bond, the club’s sponsor!
CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION
Congratulations to Elke Fajut and Kimberlyn Knight for earning 1st Place in Collage and 3rd Place in Photography at the Congressional Art Competition. Nine students participated in the exhibit and had their work recognized at a reception at the Phoenix Arts Institute on Saturday.
GIRL SCOUTS AZ BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Holly Hoogstra and Tressa Stevenson were elected to serve as Girl Advisory members of the Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Board of Directors! They will participate in all Board meetings and events and also serve on one of the Board Committees. Only 4 girls in the state are chosen and we have 2 of them from CHS! They also both served on the planning team for the Council Annual Meeting.
THIS WEEK’S EVENTs
- Tues, May 8th: Round 2 of Volleyball Play-offs vs. Perry @ 6:30pm @CHS; $10 Adults, $5 Students; Doors open @ 5:30pm
- Wed, May 9th: Unified Basketball @ 6:00pm
AIA UNIFIED SPORTS COACH OF THE YEAR
Ms. Jessica Peacock has been named the AIA Unified Sports Coach of the Year! Under Ms. Peacock’s leadership, CHS’s Unified Sports Program is regarded across Arizona as the gold standard for Unified Sports.
IB SENIOR BANQUET
Last Monday the IB Parent Booster group put on a banquet to celebrate and recognize our IB Diploma and IB Career Program candidates. Each of the 35 students shared their plans for after high school and the topic of their Extended Essay or Reflective Project. Their hard work and dedication to academics, service, creativity and activity is like no other group of students. We left the banquet confident that our future is in good hands with these students!
CHANDLER FFA HARD AT WORK
Chandler FFA is hard at work growing Sweet Corn at Tumbleweed Park. Watch for Sweet Corn and vegetable sales at the end of May. $6 per dozen.
DUAL ENROLLMENT TUITION ASSISTANCE
Do you plan on doing Dual Enrollment classes next school year and need help with the cost?
Applications for the Maricopa Grant are due by:
Priority Deadline: Thursday, May 31st
Final Deadline: Friday, August 31st
Don't miss the deadline and miss your chance to be awarded tuition for your dual enrollment classes! Funds are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis and eligibility is based on financial need. If you don't apply now and decide this fall to take a dual enrollment class, the funds may be gone.
There is no commitment to register for classes if your plans change in the fall, but applying now allows you to determine your eligibility and become pre-qualified for funding.
Students must apply now to receive tuition assistance for the dual classes they plan on taking in the 2018-2019 school year. Please refer to the Tuition Assistance link on our website for more information and access to a packet which includes: an informational cover sheet and application. Please be sure to follow the directions carefully as incomplete applications cannot be processed.
For questions, please contact Tuition Assistance at 480-732-7275 or DEtuitionassistance@cgc.edu.
AP/IB TESTING SCHEDULE
Seniors, please keep track of ALL scholarships/offers you have received, even if you are attending a different school or using only one scholarship/offer. Please attach a copy of all scholarships/offer letters to the Scholarships Offered Form. You must star * the scholarship/offer you are accepting. Please turn in this form to Ms. Jaramillo in the College and Career Center ASAP.
PATHWAY TO GRADUATION
We are now accepting reservations for handicapped and multi-generational seating for graduation. May 18th is the deadline. To obtain access to the field for handicapped seating, you must have a pass for entry. Seating is limited so please make your reservations as soon as possible. Please contact Mrs. Baum for handicapped seating and Mrs. Claudio for multi-generational seating in the administrative offices at 480-812-7700.
Interested in championship training at an unbeatable price? The All-American Wrestling Team Camp from June 4th-8th may be right up your alley. Check it out! Take a look at the camp brochure for more details.