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Divider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006012Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Hartford Tutoring Club students walk over to Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary (about 1/2 mile) after a long day at junior high to tutor elementary kids. The students at Hartford get so excited to see their buddies. The kindergartners are especially adorable! They are excited to practice and read with their ACPO tutor. When we leave, there are hugs and smiles and "See you next week!" We are so grateful to have this opportunity to work with the younger kids.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CTA Freedom is an A-rated schoolVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006008Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom is proud to be an A-rated school! The Falcon Family has worked hard to provide consistent intervention and appropriate academic challenges to maintain rigor and meet student needs. We appreciate the team effort of our staff, students, and families!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Veterans Day breakfast and assemblyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006003Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Goodman held an annual Veterans Day breakfast and assembly to show our appreciation and thankfulness to our veterans for their service.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Juvenile Diabetes Foundation DayVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006000Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Students and staff all wore blue on National Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Day and donated a dollar to go towards finding a cure.  
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 A005873Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Arizona College Prep - Erie had a deep run into the state volleyball playoffs in its first year competing at the 3A level. The Knights upset No. 1 Snowflake in the semifinals to advance to the championship game where they were ultimately defeated by Northwest Christian.  
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 A005874Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) In girls volleyball, ACP Erie was named 3A Metro East Region Champions and were the AIA 3A state runner up.  
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 A005875Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Erie coach Melanie Underwood who was named the Coach of the Year for the Division II East Valley Section.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005877Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Basha Elementary which was nationally recognized for Amplify Burst®:Reading accomplishments achieved during the 2017-18 school year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005880Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Campbell's 3rd grade class made cards and sent Treats for Troops to the unit of one of the student's dads. They made great cards for all 33 of the soldiers and sent the package to arrive for Veterans Day. Soldiers' Angels Treats for Troops website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sun Lakes Rotary donating dictionaries to 3rd grade classVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005881Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you, Sun Lakes Rotary, for gifting Basha Elementary 3rd graders with dictionaries at our October assembly.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005898Casteel High - (2018-2019) On Saturday November 10, Casteel earned state runner-up in boys cross country at the Cave Creek Golf Course, placing only behind Flagstaff. Sophomore Dayton Carlson led the way for the Colts.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005899Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High band director Drew Eary who was recognized in AZCentral's Who's Next: 21 educators shaping Arizona's Next generation. AZCentral.com - Who's Next: 21 educators shaping Arizona's next generation 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005900Casteel High - (2018-2019) The Casteel High School chamber orchestra, under the direction of Paula Jones, was selected by the Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) to perform at the 2019 Arizona Music Educators Association State in-service convention at the Mesa Convention Center. Only one school orchestra is chosen for this honor each year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005926Chandler High - (2018-2019) On Saturday, November 10, in Division I girls cross country at the Cave Creek Golf Course, Chandler, behind second place runner Morgan Foster, was state runner-up, finishing behind champion Xavier.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Eight Chandler High band membersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005919Chandler High - (2018-2019) Eight Chandler High band members were invited to play with the United States Army Field Band on November 11 at the Chandler Center for the Arts. What an honor!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The 200 Medley Relay of Sarah Quintana, Abby Taylor, Haley Morton, and Sasha GesnerVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005920Chandler High - (2018-2019) The 200 Medley Relay of Sarah Quintana, Abby Taylor, Haley Morton, and Sasha Gesner finished 3rd at the State Swim Meet.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Destiny KlingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005921Chandler High - (2018-2019) Destiny Kling finished 2nd in the 200 IM at the State Swim Meet and holds a new school record.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lucas KellyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005922Chandler High - (2018-2019) Lucas Kelly finished 3rd in the 100 Butterfly at the State Swim Meet.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Members of Chander High's Student CouncilVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005923Chandler High - (2018-2019) Members of Chander High's Student Council attended the Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC) President and Advisor Luncheon last Thursday, November 8. Students were able to network with other student councils and be inspired to be leaders on their campus.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora and CTA Freedom 3rd GradersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005932Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom 3rd graders performed patriotic and American folk songs in the Veteran's Day concert on November 6th.  
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 A005871Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Arizona College Preparatory National Hispanic Scholars, Nicole Carmiol, Evelyn Jimenez, Sierra LeVoy and Jonah Melo. The National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes 5,000 academically outstanding high school students for their PSAT/NMSQT scores taken during their junior year. Thank you to the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program for recognizing the exceptional excellence in our students. National Hispanic Recognition Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Las Hermanas workshop at Chandler Gilbert Community CollegeVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005876Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Basha counselor, Edie Lovell, and students attended the Hermanas Convention for Latina Girls sponsored by Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC). Basha Elementary School 6th grade girls participate in Las Hermanas workshop at CGCC. CGCC Hermanas Conference Event website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Silver Apple AwardVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005892Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) Carlson Elementary fourth grade teacher, Julie Malizia, was awarded the Silver Apple from Channel 3 for her outstanding teaching. She also received a $500 check from the Arizona Dairy Council. A student in her class, Ava Parks, nominated her. AZFamily.com Silver Apple Award website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CEF Woo Hoo PatrolVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005891Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Lynch's and Ms. Denardis' kindergarten classes received a visit from the Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) Woo Hoo Patrol awarding them over $700.00 to purchase science station/kit supplies. Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Crayola experienceVisit Andersen Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005870Andersen Elementary - (2018-2019) Andersen Elementary students were excited to welcome the Crayola experience to Chandler last week. The new Crayola store is opening up in Chandler mall next summer.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nikita BharatiVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005883Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High honors science research student Nikita Bharati, under the direction of Michael McKelvy, won third place in the 2018 Algae Biomass Young Researcher Award for outstanding research in algae biology at the Algae Biomass Summit 2018 in Woodlands, Texas last month. To put this in context, the other winners in algae biology research were from Duke University (1st Place - a graduate student) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (2nd Place - a post-baccalaureate researcher). ABO Announces Six Winners Of The Young Algae Researcher Awards At The 2018 Algae Biomass Summit 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Casteel High Diversity DayVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005897Casteel High - (2018-2019) The first Annual Diversity Day at Casteel High, sponsored by the Casteel French Honors Society, was a huge success. The day included foreign exchange students from Germany/Norway, Spain, Chile, and Switzerland dispelling myths and stereotypes about their country. They also discussed the stereotypes they had about the U.S. prior to coming here and what they found that was different. Casteel choirs performed multicultural songs in Spanish, Latin, African, and Japanese to name a few. The importance of diversity in today's culture and the importance of voting was also highlighted. Casteel High Diversity Day Photo Album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer World Language ExpoVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005911Chandler High - (2018-2019) Isha Paode, Andres Gonzalez-Bonillas and Dennis Velasco organized Chandler High's 11th annual World Language Expo, a celebration of cultures, as part of their IB CAS (International Baccalaureate - Creatvity, Action, Service) project. Chandler High World Language Expo photo album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Netawn MarsoobianVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005912Chandler High - (2018-2019) Netawn Marsoobian, Chandler High School senior, will be recognized at the American Indian Excellence in Leadership Banquet as a recipient of the KJ Bowen Scholarship Award. Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ty TempletonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005913Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ty Templeton, Chandler High senior, shot -2 at the two-day State Golf Tournament at the Omni Tucson National Golf Course, to place 5th in State.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS math studentsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005914Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High math students won the Excellence in Mathematics Competition on Friday, November 2 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Scruffy the WolfVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005915Chandler High - (2018-2019) Scruffy the Wolf recognized Isabella and Julianna, student leaders from San Marcos Elementary and future Wolves, to be part of his Scruffy's Tuffys.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler WolvesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005916Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler Wolves defeated Boulder Creek 64-14 in the first round of the State Playoffs.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS Dance DepartmentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005917Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High School Dance department donated $500.00 worth of turkeys to the Chandler CARE Center.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lead2Feed Certified SchoolVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005918Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High has been named a Lead2Feed Certified School. Thirty-six schools in the U.S. received this honor in September for their goal-oriented community service and leadership. This award would not be possible without the hard work of Chandler High's FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America).  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Basha Band RegimentVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005882Basha High - (2018-2019) The Basha Band Regiment competed in the 2018 Arizona State Marching Band Festival, Division II on November 3 and won a position to play at the ABODA (Arizona Band and Orchestra Director's Association) State Marching Band Championships at ASU on Saturday, November 17. Basha High Band Media website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CTA Freedom's storybook pumpkin painting contest winnersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005930Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom held a storybook pumpkin painting contest. Winners: Best of fourth - Lexi Richtsteig and Makenzie Weatherford; Best of fifth - Sawyer Hauk; Best of sixth - Mia O'Campo; and Best Overall - Emma Kennedy. Great job, Falcons! Impressive creativity!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Día de los Muertos at CTA LibertyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005941Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Liberty celebrated Día de los Muertos by honoring beloved deceased ancestors and friends with "Ofrendas."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Rachna Nath at Washington, D.C.Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006002Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Mrs. Rachna Nath, ACP-Erie science teacher, was selected to be part of the Research Teachers Conference in Washington D.C. This is a conference held by Society for Science and the Public who runs Intel ISEF, Regeneron Talent Search and other science events nationally. Groups of teachers nationally pool their ideas and resources at the conference. Mrs. Nath also got a chance to meet with Senator Jeff Flake's office and also with Arizona State Representative Andy Biggs to pitch the incredible work being done at CUSD and ACP Erie.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ella ChristensenVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005999Casteel High - (2018-2019) Ella Christensen, 7th grader at Casteel HIgh School, met her year goal by qualifying for the Junior National Finals Rodeo held in Las Vegas, Nevada in December. She not only qualified but also won her division at the qualifier held in Las Vegas this last September 2. This is a huge accomplishment and she will be competing against 70 of the best youth barrel racers from around the world. She also qualified and will be competing in the Xtreme 1d finals held in Salina, Utah on October 20 where she will be competing against some of the best Barrel racers in the country. Ella was also featured on Channel 15's segment "Small Stars."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Students with Principal HickeyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005938Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Students who participated in the cookie dough fundraiser celebrated with Principal Hickey and Silly String!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Accelerated Reader MillionairesVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005884Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Accelerated Reader (AR) "millionaires" Arun Chebrolu, Harper Floyd, Nikasha Kapadia, Ava McPhail, Mara McPhail, Maxwell Porter, Ben Sywarungsamun and Nayeli Munoz Parra read more than one million words in AR in one quarter. Ava read more than two million!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 7th grade flag footballVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005885Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Junior High 7th grade flag football won their first East Valley Conference championship for football in Bogle's history!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona Diamondbacks Choir NightVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005887Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Junior High choir students participated in the Diamondbacks Choir Night and sang the National Anthem at the game.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gabriella Stone, Moorea Neimeier, Annie Do, Aiden Vogt, Nikasha Kapadia, Claire Smith, Ty Stinson, Daniel Kwak, and Tyler NguyenVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005888Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Bogle students Gabriella Stone, Moorea Neimeier, Annie Do, Aiden Vogt, Nikasha Kapadia, Claire Smith, Ty Stinson, Daniel Kwak, and Tyler Nguyen who had perfect scores on last spring's ACT ASPIRE test.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Water Drive for iHelp and Matthew's Crossing Food Bank.Visit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005889Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Junior High's National Junior Honor Society held a water drive for IHelp and Matthew's Crossing Food Bank.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Bogle Food and Hygiene DriveVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005890Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) The whole Bogle community collected non-perishable food and hygiene items for the Chandler Care Center in August.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler WolvesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005901Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler Wolves defeated the Hamilton Huskies 49-7 Friday night, October 26, to once again win the Battle for Arizona Avenue as part of Rivalry Week.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jake De La TorreVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005902Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Jake De La Torre who received the Rival's Scholar Athlete Award in October 2018.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer DeCarlos BrooksVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005903Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to DeCarlos Brooks who was named the Great American Rivalry Series MVP.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Fox 10's Cory McCloskeyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005904Chandler High - (2018-2019) Fox 10's Cory McCloskey was live from our courtyard on October 26 to kick off the Battle for Arizona Ave football game against Hamilton. The pep rally included band and cheer performances, shout-outs to athletes and performers competing at State, chants, a StuCo game, and awesome emceeing from CHS's own Mr. Sasha Hunter. Blue Bell Creameries also announced free ice cream for all students and staff in honor of Ms. Amy Komitzky, AZ Top 10 Teacher of the Year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mr. JJ Chandler, CHS Assistant PrincipalVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005905Chandler High - (2018-2019) Mr. JJ Chandler, CHS Assistant Principal, was honored by the CUSD Governing Board for heroic efforts involving a student crisis situation off campus. He is pictured with Chandler Fire representatives Jessica Westmiller and Scott Jaeger.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler High Wolf Pack Marching BandVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005906Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High Wolf Pack Marching Band took 3rd place out of 40 bands at the Northern Arizona University ABODA (Arizona Band and Orchestra Director's Association) Festival. Chandler High took second place out of all Arizona bands, including large bands.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Morgan Foster, Mihajla Milovanovic, Becca Taylor, Gabriel Garcia and Ava PottsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005907Chandler High - (2018-2019) Morgan Foster, Mihajla Milovanovic, Becca Taylor, Gabriel Garcia and Ava Potts were named to the All-CUSD Cross Country Team.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Javan Ah QuinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005909Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Javan Ah Quin, Chandler High senior and member of the varsity football team, who was awarded the Battle for Arizona Ave Service above Self Scholarship.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer AVID studentsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005910Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students hosted Parent Night and gave their families a taste of what the college prep program is all about through modeling college projects, tutorials, scholarship and FAFSA information, and more.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Coach Matt LincolnVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005927Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Chandler High Coach Matt Lincoln who was named the Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CTA Liberty Sweet-a-thon RewardVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005940Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2018-2019) Students and families exceeded their goal in raising money in the CTA Liberty Sweet-a-thon. In celebration, students were given the honor of silly stringing both Dr. Bader (principal) and Mrs. Lerma (dean of students).  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Andersen Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005869Andersen Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Andersen teacher Jessica Rudloff who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Her wish is to purchase iPads for her classroom. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
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 A005872Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Erie teacher Joycelyn Craft who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Her wish is to purchase wish is to purchase a set of 30 CX calculators with charging stations and a Vernier CBR 2 (Calculator-Based Ranger ™) Sonic Motion detector. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Carlson Elementary fifth grade engineersVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005893Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) Carlson Elementary fifth graders, under the guidance of volunteers from Sun Lakes Rotary Club and students from ASU, assembled a balloon motor and added to the chassis they built last week. Next, they will test their engines and make adjustments to see how far their car will go. (Materials donated by GM and SAE).  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005896Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High teacher Cami Clausen who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Cami Clausen's wish is to take her concert choir to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. This choir was invited to perform but does not have all the funds to travel. This wish will fund the students to perform in April of 2019. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005924Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Chandler High teacher Janice Koury who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Her wish is to purchase wish is to purchase flexible seating and new worktables. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal HickeyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005937Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Principal Hickey wins a Ben's Bell for his acts of kindness. Ben's Bells website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kindergarten Nursery Rhyme paradeVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005935Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Humphrey's annual "Kindergarten Nursery Rhyme" parade was a huge success!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Strong teaching communityVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005936Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Mrs. Strong teaches about the importance of community.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider 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 Junior High Science Olympiad TeamVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005895Casteel High - (2018-2019) Four members of our Junior High Science Olympiad team competed at the first invitational of the season, held in Tucson on October 20. They won every event they competed in during the weekend. They brought home 13 ribbons including first place in Circuit Lab, Meteorology, and Road Scholar! It was a fantastic start to competition season, even though the whole team could not attend.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Megan, Student Council President at CTA FreedomVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005929Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Student council president, Megan, attended a meeting with Chandler Unified School District superintendent, Dr. Casteel, to represent CTA Freedom.  
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 CTA Freedom's Red Ribbon WeekVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005928Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom's student council organized Red Ribbon week spirit days to encourage students to make healthy, drug-free life choices. Students dressed in spirit wear while learning about making healthy choices at school and home. The theme pictured, "Travel Back in Time" was popular among both staff and students, who were seen around campus in their 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s wear.  
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 Kaipo Magsayo and Jessalynn MaciasVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005823Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kaipo Magsayo and Jessalynn Macias were named 2018 Chandler High School Homecoming King and Queen.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Homecoming 2018Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005824Chandler High - (2018-2019) Homecoming 2018 was a great success! Dave Shapiro was named the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee, and Deneen Rogers and Lyn Stinnett, Class of 1958, were introduced as our Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Lady Wolves Golf TeamVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005825Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Lady Wolves Golf team qualified for the Division I Golf State Championship in Tucson on Oct. 29-30.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ty Templeton, CHS SeniorVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005826Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ty Templeton, CHS Senior, qualified as an individual for the Division I Golf State Championship in Tucson on Oct. 29-30.  
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 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 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 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 Arizona Diamondbacks and students of Hull ElementaryVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005806Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) The Arizona Diamondbacks presented students at Hull with a Buddy Bench. Thank you, Diamondbacks!  
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 PHS Cheer at United Food BankVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005863Perry High - (2018-2019) The Perry High freshman cheer team provided community service at United Food Bank on the last day of fall break.  
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 Kenzie Murphy (choir), Elyssa Travis (french horn), Grace Wodarcyk (violin) and Rose Wodarcyk (viola)Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005797Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Four Hamilton High students were selected to participate in the AMEA (Arizona Music Educators Association) All-State Festival for all four years of high school. This tremendous honor was accomplished by Kenzie Murphy (choir), Elyssa Travis (french horn), Grace Wodarcyk (violin) and Rose Wodarcyk (viola). All four of these young ladies have gone on to major in music (performance or education) in their respective colleges or universities.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Reegan Ankenbauer, Jacob Tobias, and Ari GuzekVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005807Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Reegan Ankenbauer, Jacob Tobias, and Ari Guzek, Week Without Violence Peace Poster Poetry Contest winners.  
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 Kayla KingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005780Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kayla King, CHS Freshman, has been named to the Chandler Center for the Arts Youth Advisory Council! As part of the council, Kayla will focus on Arts Appreciation, Community Service and Leadership Skills in order to become an advocate for the arts and a well-rounded community leader.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Wolf Pack Marching BandVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005781Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Wolf Pack Marching Band won 1st place for Division II at the Mountain Ridge Arizona Marching Band Association (AzMBA) Festival as well as the Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) Invitational at Williams Field High School. They won Special Caption Awards in General Effect, Music, Visual, and Percussion.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS ChoirsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005782Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High Choirs took the Chandler Center for the Arts main stage as part of the Barbershop Go for the Gold Extravaganza with the Scottsdale Chorus.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 8th Grade Flag FootballVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005764Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High 8th Grade Flag Football, 2018-2019 East Valley Champions!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 8th Grade Girls VolleyballVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005765Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High 8th Grade Girls Volleyball, the 2018-2019 East Valley Champions!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 7th Grade BaseballVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005766Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High 7th Grade Baseball, the 2018-2019 East Valley Champions!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Elementary First GradeVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005820Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg first grade students performed songs about bedtime in a special musical performance arranged by Mrs. Douglas, first grade teacher, and Ms. Kenney, our music teacher.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Elementary students and PTOVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005821Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary students participated in their Bubble Fun Run, a fund-raising effort organized by our fabulous PTO. Weinberg students raised almost $39,000! The money raised will be used for purchasing Computers on Wheels (COWS) and picnic tables for our courtyards.  
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 Western picnicVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005800Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) The Hartford Huskies had fun at their annual western picnic.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mayor Tibshraeby's listening tourVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005801Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford was honored to host the last of Mayor Tibshraeby's listening tours.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Guitar clubVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005802Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Nguyen will be starting a guitar club this year for our students.  
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 Student CouncilVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005787Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Student Council raised money for WOW Dog Rescue through a dress down day. Pictured left to right: Megan Jardine, Layton Bluth, Roman Sanders, Hans Chapman, MiaLani Ocampo, Garrett Nielsen, Luke Rea and Jessica Gilbert -- CTA Freedom Student Council officers.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005796Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Daniel Obarski for his school record 54 yard field goal. AzPreps365: Hamilton's Obarski shines in his senior season 
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 Emelia Block, 6th grade teacherVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005814Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Not only is Ms. Block a sensational sixth grade teacher at Tarwater, she is also a member of the Young Professionals Council. YPC is a governing and working council that helps to facilitate opportunities for young professionals to network and develop leadership skills. Ms Block also works closely with the Cancer Support Community of Arizona. Thank you, Emelia, for caring about our community! You are an outstanding Tarwater Toro.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 7th grade girls volleyball teamVisit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005833Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to the Payne Junior High 7th grade girls volleyball team who won the East Valley Conference (EVC) 2018 championship!  
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 Andrea Lee-Cruz, CHS AP 2-D Design studentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005776Chandler High - (2018-2019) Andrea Lee-Cruz, CHS AP 2-D Design student, has been selected to the Chandler Center for the Arts Youth Advisory Council.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS Drama DepartmentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005777Chandler High - (2018-2019) The CHS Drama Department performed Alice this fall and did an exceptional job.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Lady Wolves Golf TeamVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005778Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Lady Wolves Golf Team took 3rd place out of 12 teams at the 2018 Higley Golf Classic. Senior Annika Lagos shot a 74.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Grace Alvarado - PE teacherVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005789Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) Our very own P.E. teacher, Grace Alvarado, was recognized as a top teacher by the American Heart Association! She was honored at the CUSD Governing Board Meeting in September for raising $111,146 during Jump Rope for Heart!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Goodman Ping Pong TournamentVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005847Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Goodman recently held a ping pong tournament. After the physical education lesson of playground games, students in grades 4-6 competed in the tournament during lunch.  
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 CUSD Brings Home Four EmmysVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005844Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Unified School District's Chandler Education Television and Community Relations program won four Rocky Mountain Emmy awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the video "Battle for Arizona Avenue" and the CUSD commercial "CUSD Storybook."
  • Interstitial: "The Battle for Arizona Avenue," Gabriel Contreras, Producer; Earnest Robinson, Producer.
  • Editor - Short Form: "CUSD Storybook," Gabriel Contreras, Editor.
  • Graphic Arts - Graphics/Animation: "CUSD Storybook," Nicole Richardson, Animator; Gabriel Contreras, Animator.
  • Writer - Program (Non-News): "The Battle for Arizona Avenue," Gabriel Contreras, Writer; Earnest Robinson, Writer.
In addition they were nominated in the categories for Commercial - Single Spot and Director - Short Form for "CUSD Storybook." CUSD was the only K-12 district competing for an Emmy in an arena dominated by commercial television news and Public Broadcasting media.
 
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 Space Explorers ClubVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005849Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Jacobson Elementary students learned about the Earth's atmosphere, then designed a parachute using various materials and launched them during Space Explorers Club. Jacobson Space Explorers Club 
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 Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005845Perry High - (2018-2019) In a ceremony on Saturday, September 22nd, Perry High School students Dylan Johnson, Hunter Thompson and Cooper Richter were recognized by the the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the Rocky Mountain Emmy student production awards with an Emmy in High School Long Form: Nonfiction for their work on "The Final Inning" documentary. Congratulations!

Video: The Final Inning 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mariah MontoyaVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005811Perry High - (2018-2019) Perry High student Mariah Montoya is a talented photographer in Renee Clancy's CTE Digital Photo II class. Her work was recently featured on the cover of American Lifestyle Magazine!  
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 Haley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005792Haley Elementary - (2018-2019) Haley Elementary recently partnered with Youth Frontiers to faciliate a Kindness Retreat. Click below to read a heartfelt parent letter submitted to the Kindness Retreat website about our school. How the Kindness Retreat Changed my Son's Life at School 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Pingel's kindergarten classVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005815Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Mathew enjoyed a picnic lunch with Ms. Pingel's kindergarten class. The class earned this by raising money for the annual Fun Run fundraiser. There are many more classes that will be eating with Mrs. Mathew, and she is so looking forward to the very interesting conversations with the students. Weinberg staff is very thankful for the community's help in raising funds for our school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Talk Like a Pirate DayVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005816Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Shiver me timbers! Wednesday, September 19th was National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Kindergarten students from Mrs. Perea's class learned how to read a map to find hidden treasure found at Weinberg. The kindergarten team and other staff members really got into the spirit of things. Pirate teachers "aargh" great!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Patriot's DayVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005817Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) On Tuesday, September 11th, Weinberg students gathered at the flagpole to pay tribute to the 3,000 lives that were lost in the 9/11 attacks and to honor our first responders and the men and women who have dedicated their lives in the service of our country. Student Council president, Ella Tait, gave a very meaningful speech and shared the sacrifices that were made that day for the love of country.  
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 Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005794Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Sophia Donnell, one of our Hamilton High's theatre students, won an ariZoni Award (local Toni Award) for Best Female Lead in a Musical.  
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 Kiera GibbonsVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005810Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Kiera Gibbons who was named the Reserve National Champion - Hunter Pleasure at the Arabian Youth Nationals in Oklahoma City, July 2018. Arabian Horses - Youth Nationals 
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 Basha High AirForce Junior ROTCVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005837Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High AirForce Junior ROTC participated in the Sunbird Golf parade to commemorate Patriot Day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Girls Cross CountryVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005772Chandler High - (2018-2019) Girls Cross Country recently took first at the Chandler Invitational and Ojo Rojo Invitational Meets.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ne Che NewtonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005773Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ne Che Newton was named to the Westwood Tournament of Champions All-Tournament Volleyball Team.  
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 Jump Rope for Heart Campaign RecognitionVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005842Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) At the Board meeting on Wednesday, September 12th, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Chandler Unified as the number one district in Arizona and the eighth in the Western States for the Jump Rope for Heart campaign. Additionally, top teachers were recognized: Jennifer Traficano (Tarwater), David Angell (Ryan) and Grace Alvarado (CTA Goodman) on 30 years of service to AHA. They also presented a CPR kit for a high school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jeff FilloonVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005836Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Director of Human Resources Dr. Jeff Filloon was named the Horace Mann Ruler of the Month for September.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Fulton Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005843Fulton Elementary - (2018-2019) Fulton Elementary staff, students and families honored Patriots Day and September 11th, gathering around the flagpole to remember and lifting our voices to show our patriotism and gratitude.

Facebook video: Honoring Patriots Day and September 11th at Fulton Elementary 
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 Jump Rope for Heart Campaign RecognitionVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005842Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) At the Board meeting on Wednesday, September 12th, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Chandler Unified as the number one district in Arizona and the eighth in the Western States for the Jump Rope for Heart campaign. Additionally, top teachers were recognized: Jennifer Traficano (Tarwater), David Angell (Ryan) and Grace Alvarado (CTA Goodman) on 30 years of service to AHA. They also presented a CPR kit for a high school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Student CouncilVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005812San Marcos Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you to Chandler High ROTC for working with our Student Council to teach us how to fold the US Flag.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Grandparents Day celebrationVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005839Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Sanborn celebrated their annual Grandparents Day celebration on September 7. Grandparents were treated to a short performance before joining their grandchild in the classroom to participate in a learning activity together. Additionally, they acknowledged 9-11 and had veterans and first responders stand up at the opening ceremony to be recognized.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Mayor TibshraenyVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005831Santan Elementary - (2018-2019) Chandler Mayor Tibshraeny paid a visit to the students in Ms. Logan's 3rd grade class. During his visit, students had the opportunity to ask questions about his career, government and Chandler. Chandler is very fortunate to have such a wonderful mayor!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005834Santan Elementary - (2018-2019) Santan Elementary students won a buddy bench from Arizona Recreation Design. Danica Schroeder's 4th grade class "stars" in the video submission.

Facebook: Santan Elementary Buddy Bench Contest Video Submission 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jump Rope for Heart Campaign RecognitionVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005842Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) At the Board meeting on Wednesday, September 12th, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Chandler Unified as the number one district in Arizona and the eighth in the Western States for the Jump Rope for Heart campaign. Additionally, top teachers were recognized: Jennifer Traficano (Tarwater), David Angell (Ryan) and Grace Alvarado (CTA Goodman) on 30 years of service to AHA. They also presented a CPR kit for a high school.  
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 Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005808Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Student comment submitted: "I would love to brag about Mrs. Brown -- how she has encouraged me to keep pushing forward and not to give up!"  
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 Patriot's Day and school-wide PRIDE assemblyVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005832Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Jacobson commemorated Patriot's Day with a school-wide PRIDE assembly that included a visit from the Hamilton High School JROTC Color Guard. Carson Beck (son of Mrs. Beck, Jacobson's School Counselor) was the commander.  
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 Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora and CTA Freedom 4th GradersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005783Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora, led 4th graders in performances at the Patriot Day assemblies. 4th graders sang two patriotic songs, including our national anthem.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal Abby Druck, 6th graders Addison S. and Mia S.Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005784Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom Principal Abby Druck and 6th graders Addison S. and Mia S. deliver inspirational speeches at the Patriot Day assembly.  
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 Freedom Falcon Flag RaisersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005786Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Freedom Falcon Flag Raisers placed flags around campus for Patriot Day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Taylor Aguano, CHS SetterVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005791Chandler High - (2018-2019) Taylor Aguano, CHS Setter, was named to the 2018 House of Payne All-Tournament Volleyball Team.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Coach Shaun AguanoVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005767Chandler High - (2018-2019) Coach Shaun Aguano was named one of MaxPreps Top 10 High School Football Coaches with less than 10 years experience. Aguano, Wolves Head Coach since 2011, has led Chandler to three state championships in the past four years and two year-end bowl games. MaxPreps Website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler Wolves Varsity footballVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005768Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler Wolves Varsity football defeated Faith Lutheran (NV) 35-21 on Saturday in Nevada as part of the Polynesian Football Classic. In addition, Gunner Maldonado was named Offensive MVP.  
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 Our Amazing CustodiansVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005805Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations (and THANK YOU!) to our amazing custodians for winning the Clean School Award.  
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!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005748Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019)   
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 Students and staff slimed Principal Tony SmithVisit Auxier Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005714Auxier Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations, Auxier Elementary staff and families, for meeting our school fundraising goal! Students and staff slimed Principal Tony Smith for meeting the goal.  
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 APAC/Company TheatreVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005718Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Advanced Pantomime and Characterization (APAC)/Company Theatre performed at CUSD elementary schools. They acted out their favorite childhood storybooks promoting a love of reading to K- 3rd graders. Bookends Fall 2019 Stories: Frog and Toad Together, Scooby Doo, Wemberly Worried, Horton Hears a Who, and Where the Wild Things Are.  
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 Flag dutyVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005725Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock Elementary students are flag duty trained and ready to go. Great job, Hancock!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005752Perry High - (2018-2019) Perry High students Cooper Richter, Hunter Thompson and Alejandro Martinez have been announced as Rocky Mountain Emmy finalists by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The students are being recognized in the long form nonfiction category for their work on The Final Inning, a film documenting the Perry softball's team pursuit for a state championship. This is Perry's third consecutive year of having their sports coverage recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  
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 Ms. Edgar and Huxley the pigVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005715Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) We raised an amazing $17,605.43 in our two week check-a-thon fundraiser. This will be the only major fundraiser of the year! Upon surpassing our goal of $15,000, Ms. Edgar had to kiss Huxley, the pig!  
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 Mr.Morales Ruan's fifth gradersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005730Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr.Morales Ruan's fifth graders help our school by taking care of the United States flag every day.  
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 Ms. Foster and Gardening ClubVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005738Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Our gardening club was busy weeding and getting our school garden ready for fall planting.  
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 Mrs. NealVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005741Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Neal is talking to our students about bullying and reading the book Bully Bean.  
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 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 GuitarsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005744Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Nguyen is excited about all of the new guitars! We will be starting a guitar club this year.  
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 Transportation DepartmentVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005746Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) We are so appreciative of CUSD transportation department. They ensure our Huskies arrive to school and home safely each day.  
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 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 Ryan Elementary Student CouncilVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005753Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) The Ryan Elementary student council held a school supply drive to benefit Shumway Leadership Academy.  
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 Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005683Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Treblemakers have won the Sweet Adelines International Youth Chorus video competition! Sweet Adelines is the world's leading organization for women's barbershop singing and have hosted this competition and the prize money associated with it, for the past six years. The Treblemakers have placed second once and won the other five years!
 
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Art Students RecognizedVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005684Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ten Chandler High art students had their work on display from July 2nd through August 16th in the Spectrum Art Exhibit at Mesa Community College. Trey Lewis, CHS Senior, earned a scholarship for his entry "Pedestrian Bridge over Loop 202, Chandler, Arizona." Additionally, Ruben Romero and Giselle Dominguez received "Recognition of Exceptional Achievement" Awards.  
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!
 
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Music at HancockVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005688Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) First grade music students at Hancock enjoy conducting the class using their four voices.  
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 Anne Jones, Kindergarten TeacherVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005676Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Kindergarten teacher Anne Jones has been chosen to continue serving on the Childsplay AZ Advisory Panel (CAP). Mrs. Jones attends meetings, and gives input and advice regarding the Arts in education from a teacher's perspective. Mrs. Jones also serves as a liaison between Arizona educators and Childsplay. Childplay is now located in downtown Phoenix at the Herberger Theater. Click below to learn more about Childsplay. Childsplay Arts in Education website 
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 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 Neomi BeachVisit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005702Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Oakland athlete Neomi Beach who was one of three CUSD students elected to represent Arizona at the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pictured left to right: Neomi Beach from ACP Oakland, Kylie Wong from Mountain Pointe, Jaylah Moreno from Perry High, and Andi Nothdurft from Casteel High. Their team placed ninth overall at the national level.  
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 Andi NothdurftVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005704Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High athlete Andi Nothdurft who was one of three CUSD students elected to represent Arizona at the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pictured left to right: Neomi Beach from ACP Oakland, Kylie Wong from Mountain Pointe, Jaylah Moreno from Perry High, and Andi Nothdurft from Casteel High. Their team placed ninth overall at the national level.  
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 Sydney ChunVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005682Chandler High - (2018-2019) Sydney Chun, a Chandler High junior, has been chosen to train with the Singapore National Swim Team. She will have the opportunity to train with Singapore's top coaches and swimmers and be provided with state of the art strength and conditioning training, nutrition, and mental training. Sydney's ultimate goal is to be able to represent her country in the Olympics and prove that "sometimes you have to be willing to take a leap of faith into the unknown to achieve your dream."  
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 Jaylah Moreno and the Arizona representatives on the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament teamVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005703Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Perry High athlete Jaylah Moreno who was one of three CUSD students elected to represent Arizona at the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pictured left to right: Neomi Beach from ACP Oakland, Kylie Wong from Mountain Pointe, Jaylah Moreno from Perry High, and Andi Nothdurft from Casteel High. Their team placed ninth overall at the national level.  
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.  
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