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    Divider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005864Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Jolade Adebekun, Neil Bhardwaja, Michaela Chen, Alyssa Crawford, Samihan Dani, Jeena Davidson, Dheeti Deliwala, Jonathan Dwiyono, Ruby Gao, Chaelin Jung, Angela Kan, Mindy Long, Aatmik Mallya, Anna McCarson, Shivam Mohite, Jacob Nance, Deirdre Nelsen, Nicholas Ngo, Rohan Nishtala, Emma Pudoka, Gordon Robertson, Sanjana Sarkar, Sonakshi Sharma, Abigail Thornton, Gavin Vogt, Christian Vuand Grace Zhang who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer A World In Motion STEM ProgramVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005788Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) A World In Motion STEM Program is pleased to partner with our 5th grade each Friday to plan, build, and test jet toy balloon cars. Volunteers from GM and ASU are on hand each Friday to assist and mentor our Carlson scientists. A World In Motion Website - SAE International 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005866Basha High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Sophia Mirda, Aarjav Pandya and Alexander Skyriotis who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Travis AndersonVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005857Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) P.E. Teacher of the Year hails from Bogle! Arizona Health and Physical Education named Travis Anderson of Bogle Junior High the 2018 Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year. He will be honored at an awards dinner on October 23rd.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Michelle CapriottiVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005859Casteel High - (2018-2019) Casteel High special education teacher Michelle Capriotti has been selected for a national teaching fellowship from Understood.org. Over the next year, she'll collaborate with teachers across the country to create free tools and resources to support students with dyslexia, ADHD, autism and other learning differences.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005865Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Carleigh Kendall and Christian York who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005868Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Lydia Durrett, Kimberley Mar, Kale McFadden and Isha Paode who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Project CUREVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005827Chandler High - (2018-2019) IB (International Baccalaureate) 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. Project C.U.R.E. website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kathleen FerriVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005862Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Kathleen Ferri, K-3 ED teacher at CTA Humphrey, who was selected as a KNIX Teacher of the Month.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Frank HendricsenVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005860Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Principal Dr. Frank Hendricesen was recognized at the Capitol over break for his NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals) National Distinguished Principal status.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Letter Grades AnnouncedVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005858Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Arizona school letter grades were announced over fall break. Chandler Schools received 26 A's, 12 B's and 4 C's. Notably, Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman, Tarwater Elementary and Weinberg Elementary jumped from a C to an A. Overall, 20 schools improved their letter grade from last year. Congratulations, students and staff!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Merit Scholarship SemifinalistsVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005856Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) CUSD had 42 National Merit semifinalists. We wish them luck in becoming National Merit Scholars. They are among 16,000 semifinalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students. In May, 7,500 finalists will be chosen to win the scholarship. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Meg GianeselloVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005855Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Meg Gianesello, retired CUSD Executive Director of Educational Programs, was named by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) as the 2018 ACTE Region V Administrator of the Year. This award recognizes administrative CTE professionals at the school, district, county, state or federal level who have demonstrated leadership in ensuring teacher and student success and have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and effective career and technical education programs. Meg retired in May of this year. ACTE Announces Arizona Retired Executive Director of Educational Programs as National Award Finalist 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock Text SurgeryVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005861Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock's sixth graders in Hannah Burkardt's reading class became "doctors" for a day during text feature surgery. Luckily, every surgical team was successful! (Future doctors of America in training!)  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Knox National Blue Ribbon Award WinnerVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005854Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Knox Gifted Academy was one of 349 schools nationwide (one of only 5 schools in Arizona) to be recognized as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School. A group from the school will travel to Washington, D.C. in November to be honored at the Capitol. National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Awards website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005867Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Grant Williams, Casey Kim, Michael Jones and Marcus Behling who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Enoch Follett 4th Grader in Ms. Agostini's classVisit Riggs Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005822Riggs Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Enoch Follett, 4th Grader in Ms. Agostini's class, Gilbert Citizen of the Month for October 2018.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer San Marcos Bears with PERFECT attendance in Quarter 1Visit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005828San Marcos Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to San Marcos Bears with PERFECT attendance in Quarter 1. Our San Marcos Perfect Attendance students celebrated their achievement with Bahama Bucks and a dance party!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 4th Grade Bologna student Andrea Castro learning about saving water by participating in a magic trickVisit Bologna Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005763Bologna Elementary - (2018-2019) Our students enjoyed a visit from Gary the Hiker and his Desert Friends. They used magic to teach us about the water cycle and how to save water by changing some of our habits. We also learned about how to be responsible hikers, ground water, the water shed, and water purification.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kameron Dawson, Andres Gonzalez-Bonillas, Alexis Correa, Omar Vargas, and Kale McFaddenVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005779Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kameron Dawson, Andres Gonzalez-Bonillas, Alexis Correa, Omar Vargas, and Kale McFadden scored in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in our region and have been accepted into the National Hispanic Recognition Program.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg 5th and 6th Grade Students, CUSD Food ServicesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005819Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg's P.E. teacher, Tania Hermreck, coordinated nutrition lessons presented by CUSD Food Services for our 5th and 6th grade students. The classes learned about healthy eating and the 5-A-Day of Fruits and Vegetables plan.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kindergarten studentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005799Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford kindergartners had fun coding with their Ozobots.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. RabaraVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005803Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford loves having Mrs. Rabara as our reading coach. She helps students and teachers.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hartford studentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005804Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Many Hartford students were adopted by outside donors to receive a free Scholastic book each month.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Speech and DebateVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005795Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton Speech and Debate is an interscholastic competitive club. Speech involves presentations by one or two that are judged against similar styles of presentations by others in rounds of competition. Debate involves an individual or team of debaters presenting arguments to convince a judge that their side of a resolution is more valid. Hamilton hosted a tournament for novices (those with no prior experience in Speech and Debate) on September 22, and we had a stunning turn out of about 170 student competitors, as well as nearly 200 parents volunteering and judging!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Miss Thomas's 5th Grade ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005818Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) To finish the quarter strong, Miss Thomas' class created board games that were tied to their book study of Frindle and in support of their lessons in ratios. The games created were then played on a game day earned through Fun Run fundraising efforts.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005761Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. National Merit Semifinalists are designated on a state representational basis, contingent on the total number of entrants and in proportion to each state's percentage of the nation's high school graduating seniors. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. We are very excited to announce that ACP has two National Merit Semifinalists! Congratulations to seniors Susan Martin and Michael Hawkins on being named. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chelsea SneskoVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel teacher Chelsea Snesko who was recognized as one of the top three Best High School Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
    • Best High School Teacher: (Second place: Chelsea Snesko, Casteel.
    The Choice is Yours: Casteel High! 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Paula JonesVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel teacher Paula Jones who was recognized as one of the top three Best High School Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
    • Best High School Teacher: Third Place: Paula Jones, Casteel.
    The Choice is Yours: Casteel High! 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Isabella Adkins, John Funicello, Emily Gross, Emily Smith, Tressa Stevenson, Riley Whitt-Collins, and Emma WillesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005775Chandler High - (2018-2019) Isabella Adkins, John Funicello, Emily Gross, Emily Smith, Tressa Stevenson, Riley Whitt-Collins, and Emma Willes have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Program.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer GardenVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005850Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) On a recent Saturday, CTA Goodman third grade students, families, and their teachers came armed with garden tools to help prepare the soil for fall planting. It took 45 minutes to weed, turn, add nutrients to, and level the soil. Many hands make light work. The students are very excited about this STEM project which compares and contrasts results from the outdoor garden with the hydroponic classroom gardens.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jennifer PearceVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to CTA Independence first grade teacher Jennifer Pearce who was recognized in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
    • Best Elementary School Teacher: CTA-Independence, Jennifer Pearce, First Grade Teacher.
    The Choice is Yours: CTA Independence! 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mexican Independence DayVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005848Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Liberty staff and students celebrated Mexican Independence Day with poem recitations about the Mexican flag, dancing La Raspa and playing a game called El Citron. Students had cake as a sweet treat after lunch.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler."Visit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Unified was lauded with the following recognitions in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler."
    • Best Public School District: Chandler Unified School District
    • Best Place to Work: Chandler Unified School District
    • Best Elementary School Teacher: CTA-Independence, Jennifer Pearce, First Grade Teacher. (Second place: Megan Maxwell, Haley; Third Place: Maria AguirreAcedo, Hartford Sylvia Encinas)
    • Best High School Teacher: Hamilton High School, Manny Palomarez. (Second place: Chelsea Snesko, Casteel; Third Place: Paula Jones, Casteel)
    • Best Mascot: Hamilton Huskies (Second place: Chandler Wolves; Third Place: Basha Bears)
    Chandler Unified School District: The Choice is Yours! 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Megan MaxwellVisit Haley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Haley Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Haley teacher Megan Maxwell who was recognized as one of the top three Best Elementary Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
    • Best Elementary School Teacher: Second place: Megan Maxwell, Haley Elementary.
    The Choice is Yours: Haley Elementary! 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hamilton teacher Manny Palomarez who was recognized in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
    • Best High School Teacher: Hamilton High School, Manny Palomarez.
    The Choice is Yours: Hamilton High! 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Maria Aguirre-AcedoVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hartford teacher Maria Aguirre-Acedo who was recognized as one of the top three Best Elementary Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
    • Best Elementary School Teacher: Third Place: Maria Aguirre-Acedo, Hartford Sylvia Encinas.
    The Choice is Yours: Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary! 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Math SurgeryVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005851Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Third graders at Jacobson Elementary performed surgery on arrays to better understand the distributive property of multiplication.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer VolunteersVisit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005852Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Payne Junior High students volunteer at Carlson Elementary every Tuesday morning to tutor students in grades 3-6.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Tech ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005853Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary students in Nasreen Wahid's technology class had a great time opening and seeing what the inside of computer looks like. Learning is so much more fun and meaningful when students can collaborate, experiment, test and examine things.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Cultural Fair Committee, teachers and staffVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005790Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Independence staff, students and families celebrated their 3rd Annual Cultural Fair by enjoying student performances, viewing decorated hallways that displayed student work and research about various countries around the world, and building community as families enjoyed dinner together with many food truck options available. An amazing night for our community!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005762Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Comment submitted: "Mrs. Tami Kaiser is an excellent teacher who truly goes above and beyond for each of her students!"  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Representative Weninger participating in Take Your Legislator to SchoolVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005798Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) The staff at Hancock Elementary School would like to thank Representative Weninger for participating in Take Your Legislator to School on Monday, September 17th 2018. Representative Weninger visited several classrooms. He hosted a mock House committee meeting with students in Mrs. Villaorduna's 6th grade class, read Career Day aloud to Mrs. Lopez's Kindergarten class and talked with students about their future plans. Student council's favorite question for Representative Weninger was, "What's the weirdest law you've heard of in Arizona?"  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Basha Football Players reading to KindergartnersVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005841Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High football players recently read to kindergartners at Patterson Elementary's "Kinder Bear Cub" reading day.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Amy Komitzky, CHS English and AVID TeacherVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005770Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Arizona Educational Foundation announced the five Ambassadors for Excellence and five semifinalists of the Arizona Teacher of the Year program Friday. Amy Komitzky Henning, Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID) and English Language Arts Teacher at Chandler High School, was named as a semifinalist. She will be honored during the awards luncheon on October 25 at the Arizona Biltmore.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kale McFadden, Kimberley Mar, Isha Paode, and Lydia DurretVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005771Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kale McFadden, Kimberley Mar, Isha Paode, and Lydia Durrett have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Galveston kindergarten teacher Denise CastilloVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005838Galveston Elementary - (2018-2019) Galveston kindergarten teacher Denise Castillo won a $500 Supply My Class APS Teacher Award from Arizona Public Service.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock Space FarmingVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005829Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Sixth graders in Mrs. Villaorduna's class are Space Farming! They are testing whether basil will grow without Earth's soil by growing a plant in a nutrient rich fluid - hydroponically - and with just water. The students used Perlite to stabilize the plants growing with just water as the material is lighter and could more easily be transported to outer space. They will compare their results to the basil they planted in a similar system with potting soil. Students were also challenged to calculate the amount of nutrient solution they needed to add to the water.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Basha Football Players reading to KindergartnersVisit Patterson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005841Patterson Elementary - (2018-2019) Basha High football players recently read to kindergartners at Patterson Elementary's "Kinder Bear Cub" reading day.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer DonationsVisit Willis Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005840Willis Junior High - (2018-2019) Principal Jeff Delp arrived to school Monday, September 10th to find thousands of dollars worth of school supplies donated by Redemption Church. Their generosity has been a huge boost for our school's community resource room and will also allow us to support the needs of students at several feeder elementary schools.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005835Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Katie Herzberg who was named an 12 News A+ Teacher for September 2018. 12 News A+ Teacher: Katie Herzberg from Ryan Elementary 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Vinay RamanVisit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005713Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science and the Public announced the top 300 competitors in the eighth annual Broadcom MASTERS -- the nation's premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. ACP Oakland student Vinay Raman (now at Hamilton High) was one of the top 300 Masters. His eighth grade project was titled Effect of Chemical Dispersant Amount on the Difference of Interfacial Tension of Oil. Thirty of the 300 Broadcom MASTERS will be selected as finalists by a nationally ranked panel of scientists, engineers and educators on September 18, after which they will travel to Washington, DC to compete in a four-day STEM competition for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. Finalists will participate in team challenges aimed at demonstrating mastery of 21st Century skills in each of the STEM areas, meet with government officials and showcase their projects for the public on October 20. 2018 Top 300 MASTERS 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Capri H. Gianna O., Sawyer H.Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005785Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Fifth graders Capri H., Gianna O. and Sawyer H. present their poems as preschool audience members look on.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Holly HoogstraVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005769Chandler High - (2018-2019) Holly Hoogstra, CHS Junior, was in New York this week modeling a designer dress from Janay Deann Designs as part of New York for Fashion Week. Holly is an IB student with a 4.7 GPA and is involved in Yearbook and Academic Decathlon.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Unified School District outperform peers on AzMERIT resultsVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005722Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Unified continues to outperform peers. AzMERIT results show Chandler students scored better than the state average in every grade level and subject area for the fourth straight year! The AzMERIT scores illustrate the hard work and dedication of Chandler Unified students, teachers and leaders.
    Chandler Unified students:
    • Outperformed the charter average of students passing the Mathematics test on average by 9 percentage points
    • Outperformed the state average of students passing the English Language Arts test on average by 15 percentage points
    • Outperformed the charter average of students passing the English Language Arts test on average by 6 percentage points
    • Outperformed the state average of students passing the Mathematics test on average by 17 percentage points
    • Since the inception of AzMERIT in 2015, CTA-Freedom has increased their overall proficiency by almost 10% and Weinberg has increased their overall proficiency by 9%
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ben Bousquet of the Perry High CPU ClubVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005809Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Ben Bousquet of the Perry High CPU Club who won 2nd place among high schoolers at the Great AZ Coding Competition.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005793Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Jessica Hogan, Senior English and AVID teacher, was chosen as the first Channel 12 A+ Teacher for the year, and was showcased on their morning show on Wednesday, September 5.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Yuto, winner of best-dressed first grader in the Enchanted Forest Book Fair costume contestVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005751Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Little ones from all over the world come to Jacobson to learn academics as well as social and emotional skills in the public school system. Yuto, from Japan, was the winner for the best-dressed first grader in the Enchanted Forest Book Fair costume contest! Yuto is pictured with Mrs. Hoover, our library teacher (dressed like an elf) and Mrs. Wolf, our principal (dressed like a princess). Everyone was so proud of his wonderful dragon costume! He loved showing everyone how his wings actually flap!  
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ryan Book FairVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005756Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan Elementary parents, students and staff held a successful book fair, putting the equivalent of 2,700 books in our student's hands which will generate approximately 486,000 voluntary reading minutes!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ACP-Erie INVENT TeamVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005712Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) ACP-Erie INVENT team, under the direction of teacher Rachna Nath, is a group of 13 scholars, from sophomores to seniors, who are working on an Innovative idea as a part of a LEMELSON-MIT final grant application. This gives them a chance to qualify to go to MIT and be a part of EUREKAFEST 2019 next June. They have been able to reach out tech companies in the valley, corporations, and community members. They also presented their ideas to Superintendent Camille Casteel, Vice Mayor Rene Lopez and the Director of Economic Development Micah Miranda.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS World Language DepartmentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005716Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High World Language department sent 30 students to Galveston and Harford Elementary schools to translate for parent teacher conferences. These students connected with their community and demonstrated how language has the power to connect humans!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Courtney KempVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005717Chandler High - (2018-2019) Mrs. Courtney Kemp has been named the Arizona IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools Career Program Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Kemp works tirelessly to promote the IB Career Program, and her enthusiasm helps create a very inclusive, active learning environment. She teaches the core course for IB CP, Personal and Professional Skills, as well as IB Diploma Psychology.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High's Student CouncilVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005719Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High's Student Council attended last week's Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC) Spirit Conference at Mountain View High School as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for this year's theme Team up for Leadership. StuCo kicked off the year with other Arizona groups and learn new leadership techniques to bring back to CHS.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Third grade STEM Day at CTA HumphreyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005721Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Third grade STEM Day at CTA Humphrey was a success. Students participated in a two-hour simulation doing experiments and making catapults. Pictured: Principal Luke Hickey is catching marshmallows that third graders were launching. If he caught the marshmallow, students got to pick a prize from the bin. This simulation taught students about force.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Frye Elementary kindergarten studentsVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005723Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Frye Elementary kindergarten students used the inquiry process to formulate questions on how bubbles moved differently when they came from a bubble machine or by a person blowing through a wand. It was followed up by a writing activity. The activity also was part of a celebration of the 25th day of kindergarten.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kindergarten StudentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005759Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) The kindergartners at Weinberg are learning to code with Ozobots.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005711Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations ACP Erie 2017 graduate Trevor Booth. Trevor is attending the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU and wrote an article discussing ASU's football team that was picked up by Sports Illustrated. ASU Football: How good will Manny Wilkins be in 2018? 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Klier's first grade classVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005726Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Klier's first grade class is learning about parts of speech and how to write good sentences.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Thinking MapsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005727Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford Sylvia Encinas teachers continue to use Thinking Maps in their classrooms as a way to teach students how to organize their thinking.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Humphrey and Mrs. Klier's first grade classesVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005728Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Humphrey and Mrs. Klier's first grade classes are using Project Lead the Way to learn about animal adaptations.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Hickey's roomVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005729Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Hickey's kindergarten class uses data to track their growth.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Supply My Class grants from APSVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005743Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Barton and Ms. Foster both received $500 Supply My Class grants from Arizona Public Service (APS). Thank you, APS, for your support! Supply My Class APS Teacher Awards website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Anguiano and parentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005745Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Anguiano enjoys having coffee with the parents once a month to discuss school happenings.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Miss Trick's second grade classVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005747Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Miss Trick's second grade class loves having flexible seating in their room.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Lee's third gradersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005731Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Lee's third graders used technology to check their QR codes. STEM is fun!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Japanese University Exchange StudentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005732Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) At Hartford, we love learning about another culture from our Japanese university exchange students.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona League of Enforcement OfficersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005733Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Arizona League of Enforcement Officers (AzLEOs) donated school supplies and backpacks to our school. Thank you, AzLEOs!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Central Kitchen and KindergartnersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005734Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford kindergartners learned how food gets to our school and onto their trays from the staff at Central Kitchen.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer KindergartnersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005735Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford kindergartners are using iPads to increase their reading fluency.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Miss Roberts' fifth grade classVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005736Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Miss Roberts' fifth grade class is setting short and long term goals. They are focused children who are reaching for the stars!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Journey 2025 strategic planVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005737Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) The Hartford staff is working hard on their Journey 2025 strategic plan which focuses on Number Sense and Procedural Fluency. They are lifelong learners!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. WadeVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005739Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Wade received a grant to purchase books for her classroom.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Valley of the Sun United Way and Mr. Cooper MortgageVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005740Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you to Valley of the Sun United Way and Mr. Cooper Mortgage for adopting our school for back to school supplies!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hartford Parent Center and ICANVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005742Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Through our partnership with ICAN (Improving Chandler Area Neighborhoods), we are able to offer a variety of parenting classes.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Space Explorers ClubVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005749Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Space Explorers by the Numbers: We Rock!
    Students Enrolled: 472
    Northrop Grumman Engineers on campus: 19
    Parent volunteers on campus: 54
    If your student wants to participate but isn't enrolled, ask your teacher for a permission slip, it's not too late! If you're interested in volunteering for Space Explorers, please call the school office at (480) 883-4100 to be connected with the program coordinator.
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer IMAX Field TripVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005750Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you for your tax credit donations! Field trip season is officially underway! This week our 6th grade students watched Born to Be Wild/Deep Sea at the IMAX theater as part of a unit on science and history. Your tax credit donations are what makes additional learning like this possible. Click the link below to find out more or to make a tax credit donation today. Tax Credit website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 6th Grade CATSVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005754Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan 6th grade CATS students used deductive reasoning and their microscope skills to determine an unknown substance.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 4th Grade StudentsVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005755Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Our 4th grade students completed a STEM activity in which they designed a garden for Ryan Elementary.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona Cookie ProjectVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005758Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary fourth grade students participated in the Arizona Cookie Project where they researched and marked the regions, mountains, rivers, and other prominent landmarks on their cookie.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005705Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton High English teacher Steve Munczek runs an after-school tutoring study room for all students, five days a week guaranteed, from 2:20-3:20. There is no cost, students can receive tutoring in English, Spanish, history, and some French, study, or take tests in a quiet educational environment. Click to find out more information: The Husky Room webpage 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005710Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to the faculty, staff, and students of Arizona College Prep! ACP Erie was voted the #1 Best Public High School in Arizona by Stacker. Check out the link on MSN.com: Stacker: The best public high school in every state 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Online Academy's first-ever back-to-school nightVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005707Chandler Online Academy - (2018-2019) Chandler Online Academy had its first-ever back-to-school night for their fulltime online students. The event was held at Chief Hill Learning Academy and nearly 100 students attended. Everyone participated in a trivia competition, learned valuable information regarding online enrollment, met COA teachers, office staff, and received a student ID. Papa John's supported COA by donating pizza for the event. Chandler Online Academy has almost 150 full-time students and is currently providing online courses for more than 1,000 students within the district.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005706Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Board Member Nominated for Barbara Robey Lifetime Achievement Award: The Chandler Unified School District, with a lot of help from Chandler High band members on Thursday, August 23rd, nominated Annette Auxier for the Arizona School Boards Association's Barbara Robey Lifetime Achievement Award. The Chandler High band made a surprise visit to ASBA to make the announcement. Let's keep our fingers crossed for Annette!
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Liz Kuehn, parent volunteer, Intel employeeVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005678Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Tarwater parent and Intel employee Liz Kuehn continues to provide opportunities for classroom instruction using the S.T.E.M process. Mrs. Kuehn heads up a powerhouse volunteer program providing resources and volunteers available to co-lead students in S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering and Math) project activities. Classroom teachers have project bins full of supplies and detailed activities available to use throughout the school year. Mrs. Kuehn was also awarded an Intel grant which funded updates to our S.T.E.M. lab and various projects around our campus. Thank you, Liz Kuehn, for all you do at Tarwater!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jim Chiang, Tarwater DLI Mandarin kindergarten teacherVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005675Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Jim Chiang, Tarwater's Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Mandarin kindergarten teacher, was chosen as a presenter for the ASU Confucius Institute's Professional Development Series. Jim will be leading a lecture and sharing his expertise as a successful, Dual Language Immersion educator. Tarwater is very fortunate to have Mr. Chiang, and we are proud to call him a Toro!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Larry's Letters from the ZooVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005677Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to third grade teacher, Grace McCourt! Mrs. McCourt has authored and published Larry's Letters from the Zoo, a brilliantly written children's book about a zookeeper who builds an enclosure and then has to decide which animal will get to move in! Larry's Letters from the Zoo is illustrated by Mrs. McCourt's friend, Hayley Mayne. Tarwater staff and students are hoping for a sequel! The art of writing is alive and well at Tarwater Elementary. Larry's Letters From the Zoo Facebook page 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brigette BurgeVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005701Basha High - (2018-2019) Chandler Online Academy and Basha High teacher Brigette Burge was recently selected as one of the Arizona Diamondbacks Most Valuable Teachers for August (sponsored by Papa John's). She was nominated by former student Caitlin Personale. Brigette will receive 10 tickets and free parking to the August 24 game vs. the Seattle Mariners, special on-field pregame recognition, $1,000 grant for classroom supplies, and a Papa John's Pizza Party for the class. D-backs Most Valuable Teachers Award website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Cassandra SmithVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005681Chandler High - (2018-2019) Cassandra Smith, Chandler High senior, has been named an AP National Scholar for demonstrating exemplary college-level achievement by taking eight Advanced Placement exams and earning an average score of 4.5.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brigette BurgeVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005700Chandler Online Academy - (2018-2019) Chandler Online Academy and Basha High teacher Brigette Burge was recently selected as one of the Arizona Diamondbacks Most Valuable Teachers for August (sponsored by Papa John's). She was nominated by former student Caitlin Personale. Brigette will receive 10 tickets and free parking to the August 24 game vs. the Seattle Mariners, special on-field pregame recognition, $1,000 grant for classroom supplies, and a Papa John's Pizza Party for the class. D-backs Most Valuable Teachers Award website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ron Squillace, Cindy Hodge and Amber LugoVisit Conley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005699Conley Elementary - (2018-2019) Ron Squillace, Cindy Hodge and Amber Lugo of Conley Elementary are pictured here participating in a Project Lead the Way training on Tuesday, learning how to build an inclined plane to save a tiger.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mr. Ball's sixth grade studentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005672Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Ball's sixth grade students engaged in a zipline challenge. They were required to transport a ping pong ball safely down a zip-line to the floor in 4 seconds or less. What a fun way to get students engaged in some collaborative and higher level thinking skills.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Harpole's 3rd Grade ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005673Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) In Mrs. Harpole's 3rd grade class, students engaged in a bubble activity to help them practice using adjectives to describe what they hear, see, feel, and smell.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Mumme and Mrs. Haenchen at the Chandler Innovation FairVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005687Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock teachers Mrs. Mumme and Mrs. Haenchen learned about innovation and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) at the Chandler Innovation Fair. Ask your kids, "What problems do you want to solve when you grow up?!?"  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sophia SavoieVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005671Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Sophia Savoie who won an Amazon gift card for placing third in a PBS Kids writing contest this summer.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Teachers from Japan visit AuxierVisit Auxier Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005698Auxier Elementary - (2018-2019) Auxier Elementary on Monday welcomed visiting teachers from Japan. They visited classrooms to see how an American school operates.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Judge AcetoVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005685Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Basha Elementary 3rd grade classes invited Judge Aceto to come in and talk to the students about being a Judge on Friday, August 10th.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer IMPACT Scholars kickoff eventVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005694Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Education Foundation's IMPACT Scholars kickoff event was a success. The district's new Director of Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Adama Sallu, facilitated the conversation.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Nahid's technology classesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005669Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Learning is so much more fun and meaningful when students can collaborate, experiment, test and examine things. Students had a great time opening and seeing what the inside of a computer looks like during technology class with Ms. Wahid.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Cook's class (yellow day), Ms. Rickels' class (blue day) and Mrs. Lopez's class (red day)Visit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005686Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Students in our kindergarten classes celebrated "Color Days," practicing their colors and learning color words. Pictured: Ms. Cook's class (yellow day), Ms. Rickels' class (blue day) and Mrs. Lopez's class (red day).  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer /cms/lib/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/166/A005638-Basha_Jessica_Pfau_sm.jpgVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005638Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Basha teacher Jessica Pfau who earned her Tech Teacher Certification this summer as a MakerBot (3D printer) instructor. Jessica Pfau; 3D Printing Instructor 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Link CrewVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005657Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Link Crew hosted an awesome Back to School Pool Party for freshmen.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Niche.com Rates CUSD the Top School District in Phoenix AreaVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005693Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) CUSD this month is ranked as the top school district in the Phoenix area by Niche.com. CUSD was also one of only three districts in the state to receive an overall "A" grade, based on academics, teachers, clubs and activities, diversity, college prep and health & safety. Additionally, all CUSD high schools earned an "A" grade and were ranked in the top 50 schools in Arizona. Furthermore, all 41 CUSD schools (that were graded) earned either an A+, A, A-, B+ or B grade, and 63% of those were an A+ or A. Wow! Note: Casteel High (with no senior class) was not graded.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005690Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Payne Junior High teacher Dana Hansen who was selected as one of 220 science and math teachers from around the country to attend the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama in June. She was also recently featured in the Queen Creek Independent. Queen Creek Independent article - Meet the Teacher: Dana Hansen orbits Honeywell Educators at Space Academy 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Willis Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005691Willis Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Willis Junior High eighth grader Sumaya Quitugua who won the Arizona Department of Health's "Must Stop Bullying" video competition.

    Arizona Department of Health Services - MustStopBullying.org website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005656Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Theatre Students won four National Youth Arts Awards and received ten additional nominations. Nominations: Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical: Desiree Mendoza as Sherrie Christian in Rock of Ages; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Musical: Andru Moeller as Franz Klinemann in Rock of Ages; Faith Sterling as Anita Bath in Rock of Ages; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Play: Ezra Glenn as Bloody Mary in The Bottom of the Lake; Outstanding Ensemble: Rock of Ages; Outstanding Costume Design: Diana Likes for Rock of Ages; Outstanding Lighting Design: Bill Lorentz for Rock of Ages; Outstanding Sound Design/Original Music: Jason Krull for The Bottom of the Lake; Outstanding Musical Direction: Lori Lyford for Rock of Ages; Outstanding Direction: Stephanie Likes for Rock of Ages. 2017 - 2018 Thirteenth Annual National Youth Arts Awards 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Elaina AshtonVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005636Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Elaina Ashton, ACP Erie junior, who was selected to take part in the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders on the University of Massachusetts campus. Way to represent ACP Erie and CUSD! SanTan Sun News: STEM-loving teen inspired by national conference 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer STEM and team buildingVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005760Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford fourth graders experience fun and team building with STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math)!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jaden Avila, Jade Mercado and Roma VelazcoVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005641Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulationst to Casteel 8th graders Jaden Avila, Jade Mercado, and Roma Velazco on their acceptance into the ASU Hispanic Mother Daughter Program. The Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program (HMDP) 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High FCCLA Early Childhood EducationVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005644Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Early Childhood Education competed at Nationals in Atlanta in June and won a Silver Medal for their Chapter in Review Portfolio. Stevie Garcia (Senior) and Valerie Valdez (Junior) chronicled the chapter's journey to educate youth in Chandler on the dangers of underage drinking and then led students in taking a pledge to wait with Own Up Arizona. Own Up Arizona website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal Connie Hull and Dean Josh CagleVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005658Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Principal Connie Hull and Dean Josh Cagle welcomed our 2018-2019 students at Meet the Teacher.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Addi and Sammy HewittVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005660Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock Principal Connie Hull welcomes students on the first day of school! Students pictured: Addi and Sammy Hewitt.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brynn and Hannah HarrisVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005661Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Hull greets new students to Hancock, Brynn and Hannah Harris.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer AP (Advanced Placement) ScholarsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005655Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High is proud of the 130 students who qualified as AP (Advanced Placement) Scholars for the 2017-18 school year. Although many AP Scholars graduated in May, some current Chandler AP Scholars are pictured.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Rachna Nath, Honors Biology TeacherVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005635Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Erie science teacher Rachna Nath who was named a Lemelson-MIT Excite Award winner and InvenTeam grant finalist. As one of a select group of educators from across the country, she participated in invention education learning opportunities on a 5-day all-expense paid trip to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June, training to lead a year-long, open-ended invention project with students at ACP Erie. Rachna hopes to make the final application to attend EurekaFest in 2019 where she'll meet and be inspired by current InvenTeams -- teams of high school students, teachers and mentors that received grants of up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam initiative website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005640Casteel High - (2018-2019) Casteel is proud to announce we have two National Hispanic Scholars! Samuel Perez and Isabela Lukes scored in the top 2.5% on the PSAT/NMSQT among all Hispanic and Latino test-takers in the region! The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005664Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
    We are proud to report that ACP Erie 2017-18 graduates earned:
    • A whopping $30,202,750 in scholarships!
    • 3,692 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
    • 5,286 hours of service learning
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005665Basha High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
    We are proud to report that Basha High 2017-18 graduates earned:
    • A whopping $23,898,869 in scholarships!
    • 4,541 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
    • 19,561 hours of service learning
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005668Casteel High - (2017-2018) We are proud to report that during the 2017-18 school year, Casteel High students earned:
    • 1,708 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
    • 10,366 hours of service learning
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005666Chandler High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
    We are proud to report that Chandler High 2017-18 graduates earned:
    • A whopping $23,175,000 in scholarships!
    • 5,012 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
    • 20,125 hours of service learning
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005662Chandler Unified School District - (2017-2018) CUSD GRADUATES:
    We are proud to report that during the 2017-2018 school year, Chandler Unified School District graduates earned:
    • Over $136.4 million in scholarships!
    • 33,495 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
    • 107,119 hours of service learning
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005663Hamilton High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
    We are proud to report that Hamilton High 2017-18 graduates earned:
    • A whopping $36,294,225 in scholarships!
    • 9,642 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
    • 25,057 hours of service learning
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005667Perry High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
    We are proud to report that Perry High 2017-18 graduates earned:
    • A whopping $22,917,846 in scholarships!
    • 8,900 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
    • 15,381 hours of service learning
     
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005613Casteel High - (2017-2018) Student comment submitted: "[Thank you], Mr. Greg Krahn, for being an amazingly bombtastic teacher!"  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. KomitzkyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005615Chandler High - (2017-2018) Ms. Amy Komitzky Henning was named Chandler High's 2018 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Komitzky has been an educator for 24 years and currently teaches English and the Senior AVID Elective and leads a number of school committees. An AVID Senior stated, "Ms. Komitzky works with each individual student to become successful and thrive in life." As part of another nomination, a teacher wrote, "Ms. Komitzy is the teacher who, at graduation, gave her own shoes to a student who was struggling because she chose the wrong heels to walk in -- she's dedicated her heart, her soul, her life to our precious students." Her impact is great, and CHS is proud to nominate Ms. Amy Komitzky for Arizona Teacher of the Year.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jadyn GordonVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005583Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jadyn Gordon graduated with her high school diploma from Chandler Online Academy, and she was able to finish the Nursing program at EVIT (East Valley Institute of Technology) and earn her LNA (Licensed Nursing Assistant) diploma as well. She currently works at Banner Hospital in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and will continue to do so as she attends Arizona State University in the fall to pursue a major in Nursing and Health Innovation. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Aleckzandra AgustinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005585Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Aleckzandra Agustin is in the top 1% of her class. She was named the U.S. winner by the Goethe-Institut, was awarded their 2017 Award of Excellence and will be traveling to Germany this summer to attend a 3-week-long German language class either in Berlin or Bremen. Aleckzandra is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005586Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Alexis Noguera of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Navy. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Aleyna MeeVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005587Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Aleyna Mee has been recognized by the College Board as a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Aleyna is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Zaire ChestVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005608Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Zaire Chest is the Division I Women's State Champion in 4X400 Relay. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Trevor NewmanVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005607Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Trevor Newman of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Coast Guard. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Terry YangVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005605Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Terry Yang is the Division I individual State champion in Boy's Swimming for 200 Freestyle. Terry signed a letter of intent to swim at the collegiate level. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ta'Mir WatersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005604Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Ta'Mir Waters is the Division I State champion in Men's 400 meters and 4 x 400 meters. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Shelby BellahVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005596Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Shelby Bellah was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Selena RehderVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005595Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Selena Rehder was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Selena also took Gold at the Arizona FCCLA competition and will represent Arizona at the FCCLA National Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sang HuynhVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005612Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Sang Huynh is graduating in the top 1% of the Chandler High Class of 2018. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Samantha PondsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005603Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Samantha Ponds is the Division I Women's State Champion in discus. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ava HamiltonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005588Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ava Hamilton was named to the All-CUSD Cross-Country Team. She was also a member of the Chandler High Girls Cross Country team, winning the AIA Division I State title for the second time in three years. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Richard TorresVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005602Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Richard Torres of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Marine Corps. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Rebecca CarterVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005601Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Rebecca Carter of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Navy. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nathan KummetVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005611Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Nathan Kummet is graduating in the top 1% of the Chandler High Class of 2018. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Michael KlaussVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005606Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Michael Klauss is the Division I individual State champion in Boy's Swimming for 200 Individual Medley. Michael signed a letter of intent to swim at the collegiate level. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Leeann ValenzuelaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005594Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Leeann Valenzuela was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kylie WelchVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005590Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Kylie Welch was named to the All-CUSD Cross-Country Team. She was also a member of the Chandler High Girls Cross Country team, winning the AIA Division I State title for the second time in three years. Aleyna is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kerri WelchVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005589Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Kerri Welch was named to the All-CUSD Cross-Country Team. She was also a member of the Chandler High Girls Cross Country team, winning the AIA Division I State title for the second time in three years. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Julie CruceVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005609Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: This winter, the Chandler High School Winter Guard earned a state championship anchored by senior Julie Cruce. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jihan FajutVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005610Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Jihan Fajut is graduating in the top 1% of the Chandler High Class of 2018. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jai GruenwaldVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005600Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jai Gruenwald is arguably the most decorated athlete of the Chandler High class of 2018. Jai took state in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, the triple jump (for the 2nd straight year) and long jump (for the 4th straight year) breaking a 40 year old state record on her way to scoring 40 points in the state track meet -- which is nearly unheard of in track and field. Jai participated in National Signing Day 2018 and signed a letter of intent to run track at UCLA. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jackson KolsrudVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005599Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Jackson Kolsrud of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Air Force. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005598Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Haley Wolf won the 2018 Division I individual Women's State Championship in 3200 meters. Haley participated in National Signing Day 2018 and signed a letter of intent to run track/cross country at Oregon State. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Freddy AyalaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005597Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Freddy Ayala of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Navy. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Faith EverettVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005593Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Faith Everett was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ethan MadisonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005592Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Ethan Madison was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Erin Mulhern-GuillierVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005591Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Erin Mulhern-Guillier has been recognized by the College Board as a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lt. Col. Gary Jones and Msgt. Scott GoodsonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005617Chandler High - (2017-2018) Lt. Col. Gary Jones and Msgt. Scott Goodson have been named 2018 AFJROTC Outstanding Instructors.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Positive Referral WinnersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005618Chandler High - (2017-2018) Kaylynn Stanley, Sydney Wiedeman, and Craig Wilson are this semester's Positive Referral Winners!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS's newly-elected 2018-2019 Student Counci-Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005619Chandler High - (2017-2018) Chandler High's newly-elected 2018-2019 student council, under the direction of sponsor Mr. Michael Gray and 2018-19 Student Body President Ruth Chavez, has already started planning for next year.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jacob PescadorVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005622Chandler High - (2017-2018) Jacob Pescador, a junior who will be enrolled in IB German 5 next school year, received a full scholarship from the Goethe-Institut to participate in the Study Bridge Program. Goethe-Institut Study Bridge website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer District-wide Keyboarding ChampsVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005625Hull Elementary - (2017-2018) Hull Elementary wins the District-wide Keyboarding Competition!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jose Camargo RamirezVisit Hill Academy at ICAN WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005381Hill Academy at ICAN - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: The Saunders Montague Perseverance Award recipient from Hill Academy at ICAN is Jose Camargo Ramirez. Jose took a nearly three-year hiatus from high school after facing some personal struggles. Earlier this year, at the age of 20, Jose learned he was going to be a father. Jose had one goal in mind before the birth of his son -- and that was to graduate high school. One credit shy of achieving that goal, Jose asked to re-enroll in school and accomplished his dream just days shy of the birth of his son, Josiah. Hill Learning Academy Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Madison YoungVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005430Basha High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Madison Young on winning 4th Place for Forensic Science at the Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) Competition. Great job! CTE Programs 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ben MesnikVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005374Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ben Mesnik has a 3.8 GPA and is drum major for marching band, president of HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), president of Band Council, on the LINK Crew, and a member of the American Sign Language National Honor Society and Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Arizona. He will be attending ASU in the fall. Basha High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arica AresVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005375Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Arica Ares has 4.2 GPA and is president of KDC (Kismet Dance Company, the performance ensemble and dance team at Basha High School), captain of Varsity Pom, on the LINK Crew, and a member of National Honor Society and National Honor Society of the Dance Arts. She will be attending University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Basha High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hannah SkocypecVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005376Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hannah Skocypec has a 4.6 GPA and is president of both Science is Fun and the Living Unified Club, a member of National Honor Society and Honors Science Research, and is active in Unified Sports. She won 2nd Place in Microbiology at the 2018 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF), 1st place, Best of Fair: Senior Division, GoDaddy Award and Future Innovator of the Year Nomination in Microbiology: Senior Division at the 2018 Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF), and progressed on to compete at the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh. Hannah will be attending ASU next year. Basha High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Allison ChiouVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005378Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Allison Chiou currently has a 4.7 GPA. She swam for the CHS Swim Team (State Runners-Up) and served as an officer for the Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) Club. Allison will attend Wellesley in the fall. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hamilton AFJROTC Unit Earns Top HonorsVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005365Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulation to the cadets of Hamilton AFJROTC for their tremendous accomplishments in our leadership and character development program. They've performed exceptionally well over the past three years: organizing, planning, and participating in a myriad of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities; amassing over 6,000 community and school service hours; and upholding core values of Integrity, Service Before Self, and Excellence. Their hard work and dedication culminated in being designated a 2018 DISTINGUISHED UNIT WITH MERIT by HQ AFJROTC. This designation is made only every three years (following a formal unit evaluation) and is reserved for only the highest performing AFJROTC units around the world. Not only are our cadets considered the best of the best, they've also earned the privilege for five cadets to be nominated for appointments to the Air Force Academy next year… an awesome opportunity offered only to schools with a Distinguished unit.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Carson BeckVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005366Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Hamilton junior and AFJROTC cadet Carson Beck was recently selected as the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) Arizona JROTC Cadet of the Year. With over 70 high school JROTC programs in Arizona with over 7,000 cadets total, the competition is fierce. The VFW is a staunch supporter of JROTC programs and their JROTC Cadet of the Year program specifically rewards academic and civic achievement, leadership, and community and school involvement. Carson demonstrated all of these qualities this year, and then some. At our annual Hamilton High AFJROTC Awards ceremony on 9 May, Sun Lakes VFW (Post 8053) presented Carson with a $200 grant. He will also be honored at the VFW State Convention on 7 June, where he'll receive a JROTC medal and a $500 award. If you know Carson Beck, you understand why he's receiving this award. Please join me and the AFJROTC team in congratulating him!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Boosters, Nicole Pyle, Jodi Zvada, Mel Mesias, Kathy Cunningham and Kellie McClanahanVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005630Santan Junior High - (2017-2018) Our amazing Boosters presented Principal Kowalinski with a check for $10,000 to go towards the purchase of a COW (Computer cart On Wheels). Our parents and community have supported Santan Junior High through a variety of fundraisers all year long!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005544Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Orlando Craig Chaney on the wonderful feedback you received from the May 11, 2018 luncheon you provided for Renee Stafford. This is a great testament of the abilities of you and your students! CTE Programs 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer AVID Senior CelebrationVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005370Chandler High - (2017-2018) Last week's AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Senior Celebration was a great testament to the success of the college prep program. The red carpet event included dinner, class speakers, awards, and recognition of seniors, who are all college-bound.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Knighton-Toon's IB Chem 2 studentsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005371Chandler High - (2017-2018) Mrs. Knighton-Toon's International Baccalaureate (IB) Chem 2 students know how to get ready for their IB test ... they all showed up ready to tackle the IB HL Chemistry test in their lab coats! Our future is bright with these IB Diploma Candidates in charge.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Cardboard Boat RacesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005372Chandler High - (2017-2018) Honors Engineering 1 students participated in cardboard boat races at the CHS swimming pool. Groups were given minimal materials (cardboard and duct tape) and were tasked to build a boat that would transport two team members across the pool and back. This is a great culminating project we look forward to all year!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kids Safe Online Cyber Security Calendar ContestVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005367Galveston Elementary - (2017-2018) Galveston Elementary teacher Maria Hase participated in the Kids Safe Online Cyber Security Awareness Calendar Contest. Her students watched short videos and talked about information related to Cyber Security and bullying. The culmination of the unit was entering the contest. One of her student's Melony, ended up being a winner in the contest! She was honored at an awards ceremony at the Arizona Department of Administration.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sophia ChanVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005295Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: ACP Erie senior Sophia Chan won 1st place in the 12th grade category for the 2018 Better Business Bureau of Greater Arizona Laws of Life Essay Contest. She received a $1,000 scholarship at the Torch Award for Ethics Banquet on May 15, 2018. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nikita BharatiVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005379Basha High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Nikita Bharati! Out of the nearly 2,000 high school students from 81 countries, regions, and territories around the world competing May 13 - 19 in Pittsburgh at the prestigious 2018 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Nikita won 4th place overall in the category of Energy: Chemical and $500, the ASU New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship, and the Carnegie Mellon University Leonard Gelfand Center for Service Learning and Outreach Energy Innovation 1st place award of $2,500 for her project titled A Novel Approach to Optimizing Algae Biofuel Production by Using Naturally Occurring Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) Through Bioflocculation. The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Devrath IyerVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005382Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Devrath Iyer! Out of the nearly 2,000 high school students from 81 countries, regions, and territories around the world competing May 13 - 19 in Pittsburgh at the prestigious 2018 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Devrath won the ASU New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship for his project titled Automatically Analyzing Open-Ended Survey Responses Using Statistical and Machine Learning Methods.

    Arizona State University is pleased to offer a comprehensive scholarship combining a monetary award and an environment focusing on knowledge, learning and research. The New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship is renewable for four years.
    The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Elda Bengu and Shreya TripathiVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005383Hamilton High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Elda Bengu and Shreya Tripathi! Out of the nearly 2,000 high school students from 81 countries, regions, and territories around the world competing May 13 - 19 in Pittsburgh at the prestigious 2018 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Elda and Shreya won the ASU New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship for their project titled The Effect of Different Types of Fruit Peels on the Absorption of Oil: A Biodegradable Way to Clean Oil Spills .

    Arizona State University is pleased to offer a comprehensive scholarship combining a monetary award and an environment focusing on knowledge, learning and research. The New American University Intel ISEF Scholarship is renewable for four years.
    The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair website 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alegra AguayoVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005280Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Alegra Aguayo is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Alegra is an outstanding young lady who has played soccer most of her life. She plans on attending the Colorado School of Mines and will study Engineering and play soccer for the Miners.
    Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Caroline AriasVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005281Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Caroline Arias is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Caroline is the 2nd Arias to earn this distinction. She will be attending Arizona State where she will study Food Service Management. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lexi FloresVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005282Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Lexi Flores is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Lexi is diligent with her work, committed to learning and respected by her peers. She is also knowledgeable, hardworking, and a compassionate student who dedicates herself to her academics, extracurricular involvement, and community with grace, confidence, and enthusiasm. Society needs more young women like Lexi who are willing to take action and help their fellow community members.
    Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alexis SalinasVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005284Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton High senior Alexis Salinas is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Juliet SeeVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005285Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Juliet See is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Most of Juliet's family still resides in California, so her plans are to move there and go to college. She is hoping to attend College in California, possibly UC Irvine.
    Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Valeria Valdes CosilionVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005286Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Valeria Valdes Cosilion is a Distinguished Honors Scholar, an AP Scholar and a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Valeria is a very involved and motivated student at Hamilton. She is a member of National Honor Society, the UNICEF CLUB and the Future Business Leaders of America.
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Knox Gifted Academy Maker Faire 2018Visit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005633Knox Gifted Academy - (2017-2018) The sixth annual Maker Faire at Knox Gifted Academy was a wonderful showcase of students' passions. #MakerFaire 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Andrea MartinezVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005287Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Andrea Martinez is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Andrea states, "After graduation, I plan to attend the University of Arizona to purse a nursing degree."
    Perry High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kennedy WagnerVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005288Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Kennedy Wagner is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Kennedy states, "After graduation, I plan on double majoring in Spanish and Pre-Med. I'm not sure where I plan on going to college, however Vanderbilt is one of my top options."
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Anthony LucasVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005289Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Anthony Lucas is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Anthony states, "I am planning on attending flight school after graduation and pursing a degree in engineering with the University of North Dakota."
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Manuel MoralesVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005290Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Manuel Morales is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Manuel states, "I plan on attending Arizona State to earn degrees in computer science and mathematics, hopefully leading to work in the field of machine learning."
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Thomas HowardVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005292Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Thomas Howard is a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year.

    Thomas states, "I plan on attending the University of Arizona for engineering."
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Keene PatarakunVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005247Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Keene Patarakun is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. Keene states, "My plan after high school graduation is to pursue a degree in Biochemistry and ultimately get an MD or PhD at the end of the road. As of now, my plan for colleges is still a bit cloudy, but I do have a list in mind that I have either applied to or currently in the application process for. So far, my list includes ASU, U of A, Johns Hopkins, Stanford, and a few others. My future goal is to become a medical researcher and impact the world in some way, but I don't know enough about the specialized sciences yet to say what I want to do. I want to make my interest in science meaningful, and I think being a researcher will do just that." ACP Erie Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nathan RowanVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005248Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Nathan Rowan is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He states, "I plan to go to a college with a solid statistics program. I'm currently looking at the University of Chicago. Nothing specific currently, my goal is just to live a life that makes me happy." ACP Erie Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hope MeltonVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005246Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hope Melton is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She states, "After high school graduation, I plan to study biochemistry at Arizona State University. In the future, I hope to become a pediatrician and to raise a family." ACP Erie Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005296Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) The National Spanish Examination recognizes student achievement to promote language proficiency in the study of Spanish and ranks students nationwide. Fourteen ACP Erie junior high and high school students earned recognition at the Spanish 1 Level, two earning a cash prize! Junior High Honorable Mention: Amanda Ah Yat, Audra Combs, Payton Pekau, Saba Shakir and Jacob Traum. Bronce: Neera Patel and Esteban Ortiz. Plata (Silver): Omina Nematova. Oro (Gold): Ivan Alexander Krumov. High School Honorable Mention: David Hunt, Adriana Kangrga and Vasanth Sathish. Bronce (Bronze): Yashveer Sethi Plat and Abriel Knipmeyer.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jin NiVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005249Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jin Ni was named a National Merit Scholar for 2018. She is passionate about learning and has received numerous other awards for her academic performance, including the 4.0 Award and AP Scholar with Distinction Award. She is president of the Endangered Animal Society whose mission is to raise money for various wildlife organizations. Jin has also worked at her family owned business, Zen's Chinese Restaurant, since the age of 14.

    Jin wants to attend the University of Chicago and pursue a degree in biochemistry. After she receives her degree, she hopes to study aboard and continue working in the field of science.
    Basha High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Rohit NandakumarVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005250Basha High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Rohit Nandakumar was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He is a natural leader academically and is graduating in the top of his class. He has a significant amount of special training in the field of science -- including being part of the National Science Foundation at Arizona State University, the Stanford Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University, and in 2014 and 2015 creating two apps, Diet Watcher and Health Connect.

    Rohit plans to attend a four year university and major in Biomedical Engineering/Computational Biology. He is currently working on publishing his research with other Ph.D students, and his goal is to one day attend medical school. He says he wants to give back to his community through his research.
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brian NguyenVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005251Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Brian Nguyen is in the top 2% of his class, an IB Diploma Candidate, and was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. His International Baccalaureate (IB) Extended Essay topic addresses laws on women's health. Besides maintaining all As, Brian was also a tenor saxophonist in Jazz Band and Symphonic Band.

    Brian has prepared for a successful future in medicine by volunteering at Banner Baywood Medical Center's Emergency Department. He hopes to study pre-med at Stanford, UCLA, USC or U of A and become a surgeon.
    Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Daphne BakerVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005252Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Daphne Baker, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Candidate in the top 1% of her class with a 4.82 GPA, was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She hopes to study pre-med at Harvard or Stanford. She has always found ways to balance her high academic achievements with fun and friends. She heads the blood drive at Chandler High and created and hosted a district-wide leadership camp for 9th graders. Her IB Extended Essay topic is about cardiopulmonary bypass. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jonathan ChiouVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005253Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jonathan Chiou, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Candidate, was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He has maintained a 4.78 GPA and balanced academics, clubs and swimming. He hopes to attend Harvard, Princeton or Stanford to study math. He started the Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research club at Chandler High to raise money and awareness for brain tumor research. Jonathan is completing is IB Extended Essay on violin waveforms. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Seth ChunVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005254Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Seth Chun, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He hopes to study Chemistry, Math and Engineering at Princeton, Harvard or Stanford. While maintaining a 4.67 GPA, Seth is also a competitive swimmer. He values teamwork and is sincerely interested in helping others. He is interested in continuing his study of different languages and being a global citizen. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Adam ChismarVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005256Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Adam Chismar was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. ASU is his undergrad choice with a major in Chemical Engineering. Adam already knows he wants to get his master's degree in Food Science. UC Davis and Cornell top his wish list once he finishes his undergrad. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Samantha KamathVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005243Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Samantha Kamath is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. Among her awards, she also took first place in the Sun Lakes Rotary Speech Contest. Six Chandler Unified high schools competed for top honors. Samantha made her Husky family proud by handily securing the first place spot. She was awarded the grand prize for Sister Cities International's Young Artist and Authors Showcase in 2016.

    Samantha would like to major in Biomedical Engineering and Political Science/Public Policy in college.
    Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sara GoldsobelVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005244Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton senior Sarah Goldsobel competed in a Career through Culinary Program cooking competition. Beginning with 144 students, they were reduced to the top 30. After practicing some 45 hours over break, she competed on Saturday, March 24th. At the awards breakfast, Sarah was awarded a $128,000 full tuition scholarship to Johnson and Wales University in Denver, Colorado. Congratulations, Sarah! Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jane WangVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005236Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton High senior Jane Wang was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. Among other honors, she wrote a piece about the Constitutional Convention titled "Cooperation through Compromise," for the Knight Essay Contest, sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution and won $2,500 after placing second in the nation. Congratulations, Jane!

    Jane is captain of the Hamilton Academic Decathlon team, vice president of Quiz Bowl and the secretary of the UNICEF Club. She has a passion for law, government and history, and hopes to become a lawyer and a judge someday.
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lakshmi VallabhaneniVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005237Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Lakshmi Vallabhaneni earned the 2018 Flinn Scholarship, an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university for 20 of Arizona's highest-achieving seniors. The merit-based scholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board, at least two study-abroad experiences and is valued at more than $120,000. Lakshmi is also among 150 high school seniors selected out of 90,000 nationwide who will receive a $20,000 college scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Paige GagliardiVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005241Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Local students are recognized by the International Thespian Society through the National Writing Competition. Only 12 students are picked in the nation, and Hamilton Theatre student Paige Gagliardi was selected as a National Semi-Finalist for Playwriting by the International Thespian Society. Congratulations, Paige, on this awesome accomplishment! Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sachin JaishankarVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005242Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Sachin Jaishankar was one of two Hamilton High seniors selected by Governor Doug Ducey as Arizona's Future Innovators of the Year. This recognition is for their development of a comprehensive method to isolate a nanoparticle from the bloodstream. This innovation could lead to a huge breakthrough for disease diagnosis. They will be honored at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation alongside leaders and innovators in business and technology from across the state.

    Sachin won 1st place in Biochemistry, Best of Fair in 2017 at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair. His passion for science, participation at ASU Research Labs, as well as his volunteer efforts at various hospitals have led him to follow his dream of becoming a medical doctor.
    Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Somil JainVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005245Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Somil Jain was one of two Hamilton High seniors selected by Governor Doug Ducey as Arizona's Future Innovators of the Year. This recognition is for their development of a comprehensive method to isolate a nanoparticle from the bloodstream. This innovation could lead to a huge breakthrough for disease diagnosis. They will be honored at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation alongside leaders and innovators in business and technology from across the state.

    Somil would like to go into the medical field and become either an oncologist or a pulmonologist, while conducting his own clinical research on the side.
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer David NelsenVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005234Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: David Nelsen is the most accomplished cross country/track runner in the history of Hamilton High, holding the school records in 5 of the 6 distance events while maintaining a 4.57 GPA and taking 8 AP courses. David has won 21 races at Hamilton and qualified for State in both cross country and track in each of his 4 seasons. In 2017, he finished 2nd in the 1600 M at the state meet and then anchored the 4 X 800 meter relay team that captured the state title.

    David is president of the National Honor Society and has been captain of the cross country & track team for the last two years. He is an Eagle Scout and led his scout troop for the last two years as assistant senior patrol leader and then as senior patrol leader. He was also recently named Mr. HHS. David has signed a National Letter of intent to the Naval Academy in Maryland.
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Shardul KothapalliVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005274Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Shardul Kothapalli received 1st Place in Mathematics at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) and qualified for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in 2017. He would like to study Computer Science in college and possibly becoming a web developer or even an artificial intelligence developer. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Dorothy TungVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005261Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Dorothy Tung is a member of the HHS National Honor Society and Link Crew. She is a talented musician and has competed in various musical competitions. Through her music, Dorothy has impacted the community by performing in retirement homes across the East Valley. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Emily Van CampVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005262Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Emily Van Camp is a member of the Hamilton National Honor Society and the Writing Club. She has been involved in Girls Scouts since 1st grade and has attained the rank of Ambassador. Emily plans on studying Graphic Design in college. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Greyson SmithVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005263Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Greyson Smith is a 2018 National Merit Scholar and a key member of the Hamilton Theatre program. He had the lead role in the school production of Shrek, the Musical which required him to spend hours in makeup each performance. Grey hopes to pursue a career in Theatre Productions following college. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ishaan BakhleVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005264Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ishaan Bakhle is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He wants to major in Government at Cornell University where they have a specific major that is very appealing to his interests. Eventually would like to go into Law. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jerry ZhuVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005265Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jerry Zhu is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He is involved in Model UN, the Math Club and the Game Design Club at Hamilton, and is very interested in a career in STEM-focused fields. Jerry enjoys researching the connection between mathematics and art. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jewel RaskeVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005266Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit and National Hispanic Scholar Jewel Raske has a cumulative grade point average of 4.8, 25th in the senior class. She would like to attend the University of Arizona next year, majoring in Philosophy. In her spare time, Jewel likes to hang out with family and friends. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Karthik RajkumarVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005267Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Karthik Rajkumar is currently 15 in his class with a grade point average of 4.85, and was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. His first choice for college is Stanford University where he plans to study computer science and artificial intelligence. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lena HanVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005268Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Lena Han is passionate about music and the arts. She developed a club on campus that plays music at retirement homes -- a simple act of kindness to bring live music to places that rarely receive entertainment. Lena is exploring a career in public policy relating to the arts, data analysis or something related to economics field. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Maggie LyonsVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005269Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Maggie Lyons was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She plans on attending the University of Arizona and studying Mining Engineering. She has a passion for geology and wants to eventually travel the world working as a mining engineer/geologist. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Robin BailsVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005270Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Robin Bails wants to attend ASU and major in business. She is business-minded and wants to pursue that interest in her undergraduate degree. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sachin KonanVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005271Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Sachin Konan is a 2018 National Merit Scholar and a two-time Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Qualifier (Finalist). He would like to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, while continuing to investigate the fields of robotics and embedded system. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sarah GilliamVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005273Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Sarah Gilliam is number one in her class. Academically she is a rock star, and will graduate with her associates degree in May. She has organized and facilitated a number of community outreach programs throughout the valley. Her career goal is to be a neurosurgeon and help students who have suffered from a brain injury. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alisha GoyalVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005257Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Alisha Goyal was named a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She is very active at Hamilton. Alisha is on the golf team, president of Huskies helping Huskies and a National Honor Society member. She plans on going into the health care profession and is currently doing research at the Mayo Clinic. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alisha VermaVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005258Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Alisha Verma is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She has been a member of the school's orchestra all four years of high school and participated in the All-Region Orchestra the past three years as well. She won 2nd place at the Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the past two years, and won the Women in Geoscience Award at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) last year. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arnav BawaVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005259Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: 2018 National Merit Scholar Arnav Bawa hopes to be admitted to Georgia Tech to study Engineering/Physics, with Electrical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering as his top major choices. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brian YuVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005260Hamilton High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Brian Yu is a 2018 National Merit Scholar, president of the Math Club, and has been a key member of the Hamilton math team that placed 1st in the American Scholastic Math Competition. He is also co-captain of the Hamilton varsity swim team. Brian would like to study math and computer science in college. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ABC countdownVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005359Hancock Elementary - (2017-2018) Mrs. Condos' Kindergarten class is celebrating the end of the year with an ABC countdown. Today, they are working on the letter Q for Queen and King Day.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Bria WelchVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005275Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Bria Welch is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. She states, "After graduation, I plan on attending the Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. As of right now, I believe I will be studying psychology to one day become a psychiatrist." Perry High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Christopher SmithVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005276Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Christopher Smith is a STEM program graduate, a 2018 National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar, Flinn finalist, National Hispanic Scholar, commencement speaker and salutatorian with a cummulative GPA of 4.89. He’s been active in National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, FACES, Math Club, Interact, Asian Culture Club and Varsity soccer. Christopher has volunteered for suicide prevention, at the Chandler Public Library, and as a Spanish and math tutor. Christopher plans to attend Stormy Brook University to study applied mathematics with an emphasis on biological systems.

    Christopher states that the most valuable lesson he learned in high school is, "Doing things that scare you is the best thing you could do for yourself."
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jacob BreinholtVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005277Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Jacob Breinholt went through the STEM program at Perry and is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He states, "After graduation I plan on serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and then attending BYU Provo. " Perry High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Prahlad SankrtiVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005278Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Prahlad Sankrti is a 2018 National Merit Scholar. He states, "I hope to pursue my interest in the social sciences -- especially economics and political sciences -- by studying at a respectable out of state university. " Perry High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Joanna GunarajVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005279Perry High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Perry senior Joanna Gunaraj has a cumulative GPA of 4.63 and was nominated and elected by the top 5% of senior class to be a commencement speaker for our 2018 graduation ceremonies. Joanna's extracurricular activities include Speech and Debate, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and volunteering at Future for Kids and Hospice of the Valley. Her career goal is to be in a management position at a tech company.

    When asked what the most valuable lesson she learned in high school is, Joanna stated: "Advocating for what you are passionate for will be worth it." -- Valerie Burgess
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Erin BroasVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005227Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Erin Broas is a 2018 National Merit and Flinn Scholar. The Flinn Scholarship Program provides an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university for only 20 of Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors each year. The merit-based scholarship program covers the cost of tuition, fees, room and board and at least two study-abroad experiences. The overall financial package is valued at more than $120,000.

    Erin states, "My ultimate dream is to go to John's Hopkins and study Biochemistry. My future goal is to be a biomedical scientist, or have a profession in another biology related field. I hope to be able to participate in research that helps people and I want to make sure my studies recognize the differences in health from a global perspective."
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    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Troy GilchristVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005233Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Troy Gilchrist is a 2018 National Merit and Flinn Scholar. The Flinn Scholarship Program provides an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university for only 20 of Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors each year. The merit-based scholarship program covers the cost of tuition, fees, room and board and at least two study-abroad experiences. The overall financial package is valued at more than $120,000.

    Troy would like to lead an international company after graduating college.
    ACP Erie Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kaiti YooVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005230Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: ACP Erie senior Kaiti Yoo is among 150 high school seniors selected out of 90,000 nationwide applicants who will receive a $20,000 college scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation. She will attend the 2018 Scholars Weekend in Atlanta and participate in a training at the Leadership Development Institute. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Robert GrovesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005219Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Robert Groves is a four-time State Champion in wrestling and is graduating in the top 5% of his class. He will be attending Harvard University where he will continue his wrestling career and pursue a Biochemistry degree. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gillian HarrillVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005220Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Gillian Harrill is an IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma candidate and is graduating in the top 5% of her class. She has been chosen to represent the graduating class of 2018 as one of their graduation speakers. Gillian is also a nationally-ranked fencer and will be attending Cornell University to compete for their team. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Beilee KagenVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005221Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Beilee Kagen is a prominent student leader in Chandler High's STEM activities. She has dedicated countless hours and talent to promoting STEM programs, particularly to increase the number of girls involved in STEM, both at school and in the greater community. She was awarded the Si Se Puede Foundation's Youth of the Year award for service to younger students in the community, specifically in the area of Robotics. Beilee will be attending Arizona State University and will major in engineering. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ashleigh WissingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005225Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Ashleigh Wissing will be a fourth generation Chandler High graduate! While in high school, she has pursued the IB (International Baccalaureate) Career Related program while volunteering for the City of Chandler working with special needs children and coaching sports team for adults. She will be attending the University of Arizona pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering and hopes to one day work for NASA. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Griffin KannbergVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005222Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler senior Griffin Kannberg, AFJROTC Honor Guard Commander, received an unprecedented congressional nomination to all four service academies and is a top student both in grades and discipline. Admired and respected by his classmates for his straightforward integrity and willingness to serve school, community and nation, he currently serves with distinction as commander of our 42-member elite honor guard. Griffin has decided to attend Arizona State and participate in their ROTC program. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer William MustafaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005223Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: William Mustafa is graduating in the top 1% of his class as Chandler High's Salutatorian with a 4.86 GPA and will be entering the field of Engineering. William came to Chandler High with a mission to graduate with an IB (International Baccalaureate) diploma and to hold a high GPA -- and William succeeded in doing both. He will be attending Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University on the Obama Scholarship. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
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