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Visit Basha High Website Report a Problem with Item A011423 Basha High (2022-2023)
US Marine Brisa Sayler

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Capstone Scholars and AP Certificates
Congratulations to Basha High School students who earned the AP Capstone Diploma or AP Seminar and Research Certificate during the 2021-2022 school year. The AP Capstone Diploma program helps students develop critical thinking, research, collaboration, and presentation skills that are essential for academic success. To receive the AP Capstone Diploma, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar, AP Research, and on four additional AP Exams. To receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research. CAPSTONE SCHOLARS: Madison Carrington, Amelia Cunningham, Alexander DeGrave, Amelia Edwards, Madigan Fredette-Roman, Marina Hess, Zoe Huestis, Allyson Huynh, Jessica Li, Riley Mayes, Kennedy Melton, Jadyn Ocampo, Aiden Stubbs, Tyler Tannenbaum and Meghana Tripuranenit. AP SEMINAR AND RESEARCH CERTIFICATES: Morgan Esch, Haylee Montes and Taylani Tran.
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Capstone Scholars

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Capstone Scholars and AP Certificates
Twenty-eight CUSD students earned the AP Capstone Diploma and 7 have earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate during the 2021-2022 school year. The AP Capstone Diploma program helps students develop critical thinking, research, collaboration, and presentation skills that are essential for academic success. To receive the AP Capstone Diploma, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar, AP Research, and on four additional AP Exams. To receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research.
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Capstone Scholars and AP Certificates
Congratulations to Hamilton High students who earned the AP Capstone Diploma or AP Seminar and Research Certificate during the 2021-2022 school year. The AP Capstone Diploma program helps students develop critical thinking, research, collaboration, and presentation skills that are essential for academic success. To receive the AP Capstone Diploma, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar, AP Research, and on four additional AP Exams. To receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research. CAPSTONE SCHOLARS: Richa Chirravuri, Nour Hassan, Nikasha Kapadia, Ria Kulhari, Iris Lai, Joohyun Lee, Hillary Li, Marenda Li, Jubilee Lin, Annie Qin, and Zariya Sharns. AP SEMINAR AND RESEARCH CERTIFICATES: Camille Disalvo, Diana Gordon, Eden Krieger, and Orli Sanyal.
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Kelsey Brown
Chandler High teacher Kelsey Brown was named an "Arizona International Baccalaureate (IB) Career Program Teacher of the Year." She teaches IB History as well as the IB Personal and Professional Skills course for all IB Career students. She has worked diligently at helping to foster learning and ethical decision making in her classes and prides herself on helping to make students engaged and intentional learners. The IB Career program helps to promote the CTE courses on our campus as well as provide rigorous academic resources for these students. In turn, it helps create opportunities, such as earning an IB College and Career certificate, college credits and career certifications. CUSD Newsroom: Chandler High Teacher Named ‘Arizona IB Career Program Teacher of the Year’
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Soccer Nets

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Recess Equipment

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Recycling

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Kindergartners Visit Health Office

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Kerri Zitar

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Flag Corps Training

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Hamilton AFROTC Recognized
Hamilton High's Air Force Junior ROTC program was recently recognized as a 2022 "Distinguished Unit, With Merit" by Headquarters AFJROTC. This is AFJROTC's highest-level unit award and the distinction places Hamilton's corps of cadets in the top 10% of the 870 AFJROTC units worldwide. According to the Director of Air Force Junior ROTC, Colonel Johnny McGonigal, "These awards recognize the personal growth and accomplishments of the cadets, contributions of the instructors as mentors, and the support of the school and local community. " During his presentation of the award to the cadets, Lieutenant Colonel Greg Franklin, Hamilton's Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, recognized their leadership and organizational skills which resulted in the unit receiving an 'Exceeds Standards' on their SY2022 triennial formal HQ inspection. He also commended them for their dedication to the school and community in amassing over 2,000 service hours during the school year.
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Lt Col Franklin and Master Sergeant Fred Driver
Hamilton's AFJROTC instructors were recognized by the Director of Air Force Junior ROTC, Colonel Johnny McGonigal, as "Outstanding Instructors" for 2022. This award recognizes the top 10% of 1,800+ AFJROTC instructors worldwide. In a letter to the CUSD Superintendent and Hamilton High School Principal, Colonel McGonigal recognized the efforts of Lt Col Franklin and Hamilton's 20-year Aerospace Science Instructor, Master Sergeant Fred Driver: "These professional educators 'represent the 'Best of the Blue' we have in AFJROTC. Through this award, we honor their exemplary contributions and impact on their cadets, school, and community."
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Visit Riggs Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A011435 Riggs Elementary (2022-2023)
New Authors

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Science Lab

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Academic Pentathlon National Champions
Fox 10: Chandler students aim for third win at the National Academic Pentathlon
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Family Bingo Night

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Job Presentations

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Stickers

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Leadership Skills

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Ancient Civilizations

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Academic Pentathlon
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP: 
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Academic Pentathlon Individual Medalists
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  Basha AMS Academic Pentathlon STATE INDIVIDUAL MEDALISTS:
  • Honor Division
    Grace Gaffney: Literature - GOLD; Karan Vallamshetla: Science - BRONZE; Mathematics - SILVER; Arnav Modem: Fine Art and Mathematics - BRONZE; 3rd PLACE OVERALL; Daniel Gu: Mathematics - GOLD; Jocelyn Beall: Mathematics - SILVER
  • Scholastic Division
    Pranjal Singh: Literature, Social Science, Science and Fine Art - GOLD; 1st PLACE OVERALL; Soham Joshi: Literature and Social Science - SILVER; Science - BRONZE; 2nd PLACE OVERALL; Hunter Brown: Literature - BRONZE; Sidharth Donepudi: Social Science - BRONZE
  • Varsity Division
    Wyatt Mekhanik: Literature - SILVER; Zev Kochar: Social Science - GOLD; Karsen Roughsedge: Social Science and Mathematics - BRONZE; Dorian Hewett: Science - GOLD; Mathematics - BRONZE; 3rd PLACE OVERALL; Kayla Ong: Fine Art - SILVER; Syiran Nittala: Fine Art - BRONZE; Mathematics - SILVER; Yogendrasrinivaswaroop Tirumalasetti: Literature - BRONZE

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    Olivia Bracke

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    Noa Joffe

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    Scratch Art

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    Positive Classroom Culture

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    Welcome to Kindergartners

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    Name the Crane Contest
    Watch on YouTube!
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    Visit Arizona College Prep High School Website Report a Problem with Item A011429 Arizona College Prep High School (2022-2023)
    Nicolas Acedo

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    Emilio Acedo

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    Rachna Nath

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    Rania Shaltot
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Rania Shaltot was an ACP Knight since 7th grade. In addition to ACP, Rania has attended EVIT (East Valley Institute of Technology) as part of the veterinary assistance program for the past two years and graduated as an approved veterinary assistant. Rania is a very kind and caring friend, always checking in with her friends. She is graduating to attend University of Arizona and pursue her passion for taking care of animals as a veterinarian. She worked hard the past four years and earned the Wildcat Tuition Recognition Scholarship. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Arun Barath Vijay Sankar
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Arun Barath Vijay Sankar was part of National Honor Society, Key Club, Best Buddies (Treasurer) and Sports Medicine (President). He expressed his commitment and compassion to his community through various volunteer activities and accumulated over 1000 hours of volunteer work. He enjoyed volunteering as an athletic trainer student aide working alongside ACP's athletic training staff this past year and volunteering weekly with the Banner Desert Medical Center. Arun will be graduating summa cum laude as an AP Scholar with Distinction and a Chandler IMPACT Scholar at 16 years old. He will study physiology and the medical sciences with the W.A. Franke Honors College at the The University of Arizona, where he accepted the Wildcat Excellence and Dean's Exemplary awards, in hopes of attending Medical School in the future. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Mariela Galindo
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Mariela Galindo joined ACP in 7th grade and was involved in several clubs and activities since. She was a Link Crew and StuGo member, and her spirited personality helped her become co-mascot through her junior and high school years. She was the President of ACP's Environmental Club (first ever), the National Honor Society and the Senior Class. Mariela also represented ACP at the City of Chandler Mayor's Youth Commission Teen Town Hall, AASC (Arizona Association of Student Councils) State Convention, the Hermanas Conferences and the CUSD's Youth Equity Stewardship. Mariela will graduate magna cum laude with a Seal of Biliteracy in ASL (American Sign Language) and as a National Hispanic Scholar. She'll attend the Honors College at Northern Arizona University with a Lumberjack Scholarship and National Hispanic Scholarship. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Hunter Bickes
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Hunter Bickes was involved in Student Government (student body president), Best Buddies, National Honor Society, and golf. He worked with administration to help prepare for the opening of the new Arizona College Prep campus, coordinating tours of the new facility and providing information about the school to interested families. As a four-year member of ACP's golf team, Hunter qualified to play in the state tournament each year, helping them earn the State Runner-Up trophy his third year. He served as team captain and mentored younger athletes. Hunter graduated summa cum laude and will attend University of Arizona to major in biochemistry while working to become an orthodontist. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Ibrahim Altiti
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Ibrahim Altiti is a well rounded individual. He earned his martial arts first degree Black Belt at 12 years old. Ibrahim has been a student at ACP since 7th grade. During his high school years, he joined many clubs like UNICEF, Key Club, Future Medical Professionals and National Honor Society. To be exposed to various majors and fields, Ibrahim participated at ASU National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI). During NSTI he became OSHA and Flagpole certified. As Ibrahim graduates high school at age 17, he will have earned 35 hours of Dual Enrollment credits. Ibrahim is graduating magna cum laude with great distinction in academic achievement. He has been awarded the New American University Scholarship at ASU and will major in Applied Biological Sciences in preparation for medical/dental school. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Jake Spector
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Jake Spector is an Eagle Scout. He created and led the Game Club at ACP for four years. He is a member of the Quill & Scroll International Honor Society for high school journalists and is a two-time winner of the districtwide film festival. He was awarded the Arizona State Art Seal in media proficiency. Jake started his own 3D printing business, servicing customers in school and online. He also enjoys costume design in his spare time. He will study film and media with an emphasis on production at Grand Canyon University. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Nathaniel Huffman
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Nathaniel Huffman was on the wrestling team, National Honor Society, National Hispanic Honor Society, and ACP Athletic Leadership Council. As a wrestler, he qualified for the state tournament all four years, placing 6th his junior year and 4th his senior year. He earned All-State Academic recognition, the National Wrestling Coaches Association Academic All-American status all four years, and the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Award. Nathaniel is an AP Scholar who will graduate summa cum laude. He will attend Barrett, The Honors College at ASU and pursue a degree in actuarial science. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Gabby DeMoss
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Gabby DeMoss has been an ACP Knight for six years. In that time, Gabby has been an active member of the International Club, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), and Art Attack club. Gabby has been President of the GSA since 2020 and Vice President of International Club since 2021. Gabby has since been named a National Hispanic Scholar and an AP Scholar and has received a full-tuition scholarship to attend the W.A. Franke Honors College at the University of Arizona. Gabby graduated summa cum laude and will pursue a major in molecular and cellular biology at UofA in the fall. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Blake Enwiller
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  ACP High School Spotlights
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    Tarryn Jo Weigand
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Tarryn Jo Weigand actively mentored fellow students in the Connections Program and LINK. She held leadership roles in Student Government and National Honor Society. Her volunteer commitments and dedication to community outreach earned her the Chandler Education Foundation Impact Scholarship. Tarryn earned the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish and will be graduating magna cum laude with a 4.4 GPA. Tarryn also successfully completed 40+ dual enrollment credits through Maricopa Community College and was selected to join the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society with her academic excellence, therefore qualifying her as an eligible recipient of the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. She will study strategic communication with an emphasis on advertising and public relations at Northern Arizona University with the Lumberjack Scholars Award. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Keaton Messerole
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Keaton Messerole has been at ACP since 7th grade. He will graduate cum laude. He was a four-year starter on the football team and selected to be a captain his senior year. He received many football honors throughout his four years, including All-State, All-CUSD, AZ All-Academic Team, and Offensive Lineman of the Year multiple times. He also volunteered for four years with the football team and participated in DECA (formerly Distributive Education Clubs of America) for one year. Although Keaton received many offers to play football at the college level, he decided not to pursue football in college. He received the President's Scholarship and will attend NAU where he will major in exercise science. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Robert Turner
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Robert Turner has been a student at ACP since 7th grade. He is a member of the National Honor Society, DECA (formerly Distributive Education Clubs of America), and Key Club. He played varsity football for four years, winning the Most Improved Player Award his junior year and making the state All-Academic football team twice. After graduating magna cum laude, he will attend the University of Alabama and plans on majoring in aerospace engineering. He was awarded the UA Scholar, Alumni Scholar, and UA Engineering scholarships. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Sophia Genevieve Vasquez
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Sophia Genevieve Vasquez has been a proud "Knight" since 7th grade. Her strong work ethic has enabled her to maintain a 4.2 GPA and earn AP Scholar with Honors. She received the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish. She was manager for the varsity soccer her senior year, and she participated in several school clubs including UNICEF and Best Buddies. She will graduate cum laude as an AP Scholar with honors. After graduation, Sophia will attend ASU to study business with the New American University Dean's Award Scholarship. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Ryen Aguinaga
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  ACP High School Spotlights
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    Josh Ebe
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  ACP High School Spotlights
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    Zoe Soderquist
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  Zoö Soderquist is an AP Scholar with Distinction who attended ACP schools since 6th grade. Zoö has been in Speech & Debate for four years and Lincoln Douglas (LD) Debate Captain for three years. She is the State LD Debate Champion, and she qualified three times to the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) National Tournament. She earned the elusive NSDA degree of Premier Distinction (1,500 points, representing over 250+ debate rounds) and the Academic All-American Scholar (top 1% of students). She is the #1 ranked LD debater in AZ, and #32 in the country! Zoö maintains a 4.4 GPA while working part-time and tutoring kids in public speaking. After graduating magna cum laude, Zoö will pursue writing and communications at Arizona State University with the New American University Scholarship. ACP High School Spotlights
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    Zoe Turnbow
    SENIOR SPOTLIGHT:  ACP High School Spotlights
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