Honors, Awards and Special Programs
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Frye Music teacher Diana Clark took a group of 4th graders to the Diamondbacks game to sing the National Anthem.
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Frye Elementary had a special guest appearance for their weekly Frye-day Recess Dance Party. Third grader DJ Dayne Marshmello took the stage and entertained the audience full of students and staff!
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Chandler High students in the Theater Bookends show came to Frye Elementary and put on an amazing performance for the kindergarten through 3rd grades. Student actors acted out scenes from several popular children's books.
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Frye Student Council members sharpened their leadership skills creating a bulletin board display for their peers!
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Frye Elementary received a visit from State Representative Jennifer Pawlik. Our students enjoyed interacting with her and showing her our great school!
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Actress Busy Philips started a campaign to fulfill Amazon classroom wish list requests from ten teachers across the nation. Frye 6th grade teacher Angelica Abbey was the tenth teacher selected! She was featured on Philips' social media in addition to receiving $300 in Amazon gift cards and having her Amazon wish list filled. Katie Couric Media: Busy Philipps Is Using Instagram to Help Teachers
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Frye Kindergartners worked hard on learning mouse skills in preparation for using laptops.
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) The City of Chandler presented a water conservation assembly for Frye's 2nd-4th grade students. Students learned the importance of conserving water, especially because we live in a desert.
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) The Chandler Fire Department visited our 1st and 2nd grades to share fire safety tips.
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Students in Mrs. Abbey and Ms. Ray's class practiced fractions, percents and decimals with Skittles! It was engaging lesson in math!
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) The Frye Elementary staff worked at McDonald's as a fundraiser for Frye Student Council and raised over $600!
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Our Frye second graders learn about American Symbols: the Statue of Liberty!
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) All Frye Staff participated Tourniquet Training in partnership with Chandler Regional Hospital.
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Frye teachers came in on a Saturday to learn and enhance their writing instruction.
Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Miss Abigail Bligh and her 5th and 6th Grade CASE students implemented a Coffee Cart on Fridays for the staff at Frye. The students work on life skills and social skills by preparing the orders and delivering the coffee to staff members. This program empowers the students and has added a new and fun aspect to the amazing community the staff and students have created at Frye Elementary.
Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) First graders make a Prioritize: Put First Things First presentation at Frye Elementary Leadership Day.
Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) House Representative Jennifer Pawlik gave Frye Elementary fourth graders a special tour on their field trip to the Arizona Capitol.
Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Frye 2nd grade teacher Mrs. Jilek-Reyes who won a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant for $5,000 to bring laptops and flexible seating to her classroom! Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website
Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Mr. Meyer, Mr. Millidge, Ms. Rinebarger, Mrs. Herrig and the 2nd Grade Team who were chosen for CEF (Chandler Education Foundation) grants! Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website
Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to these Frye student leaders were chosen for their fine examples of the 7 Habits. Leader in Me website
Frye 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.
Frye Elementary - (2017-2018) Frye's first Ballet Folklorico club presented at our leadership assembly and winter concert!
Frye Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Alexa G., the school winner from Frye in the Sun Lakes Lion's Club Peace Poster contest.
Frye Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Arami and Juanito, who sprinted to the finish line for first place in our Jingle Jog!
Frye Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Mrs. Baldenegro and 6th grader Tysha W. who were awarded the AAA Achievement Award for Frye!
Frye Elementary - (2017-2018) Frye Elementary students participated in the Hour of Code activities and altogether wrote 36,804 lines of code!
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Si Se Puede FRYEbots robotics team competed in their first robotics competition, First Lego League. First Lego League Website
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Oscar Aguilar (4th Grade), Alberto Mendoza (6th Grade) and Kenji Zorilla (6th Grade) qualified for the State Math League Competition. Two Frye students, Alberto and Oscar, placed in the top ten out of 211 elementary students! MathLeague.org Website
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Ms. Rasmussen's 2nd Grade Class was the recipient of United Way and Chandler CRAFCO's donation of classroom supplies. Thanks, United Way and CRAFCO!
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Frye Elementary 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teachers each received a grant from CEF (Chandler Education Foundation).
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) First grade teacher Julia Martin received a $500 grant from Jamba Juice to help with the new school garden.
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Frye Elementary received a donation from Walmart of school supplies for students and teachers. Thanks, Walmart!
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Alyssa Manzo, a former Frye Falcon, was named the Chandler High 2016 Homecoming Queen.
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Frye Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is pleased to announce the election of Tina Brandon, Keisha Bowens, Eva Hernandez, Erika Ramos, Diana Miller, Norma Ramierz to the Frye Elementary PTO Board.
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Frye was excited to be part of a Playworks Playground Beautification Project during October break. Thank you, Playworks and other volunteers, who helped beautify our playgrounds! Playworks Arizona 2016-17
Frye Elementary - (2016-2017) Frye Elementary K-2 parents attended a Reading and Math Parent Learning Night on November 3rd.
Frye Elementary - (2015-2016) Congratulations to 4th grader Richie Torres who qualified for the state Mathleague competition in Tucson May 7, 2015.
Frye Elementary - (2015-2016) Patrick Peterson's Foundation for Success chose Frye to be his 2015 recipient of Patrick's Corner. He donated $20,000.00 worth of books and furniture to improve our library!
Frye Elementary - (2015-2016) Frye was the recipient of the Diamondback's grant for $5,000.00! Frye used this money to purchase new books for the library!
Frye Elementary - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Lourdes Galindo, Si Se Puede Teacher of the Year!
Frye Elementary - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Lisa Shore, Si Se Puede Principal of the Year!
Frye Elementary - (2013-2014) Si Se Puede honored eight educators from CUSD at the 14th annual Cesar Chavez recognition and awards dinner April 5 at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort. Vidal Mejia, Chandler High School; Norma Meza, Galveston Elementary; Ascencion Alexander, San Marcos Elementary and Galveston Elementary; Kathy Mejia, Santan Junior High; Lourdes Galindo, Frye Elementary; Kim Bratcher, Galveston Elementary; Yvette Rosales, Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary; Frank Narducci, Chandler Unified School District
Frye Elementary - (2013-2014) Frye Elementary students Ritchie Torres and Alina Valencia won at the Frye's Ritz Round-Up Carnival and became 'Principals for the Day.'
Frye Elementary - (2012-2013) Eighteen of the 19 winners in in the City of Chandler's ninth annual fourth grade environmental art contest were CUSD students. Frye Elementary had one winner, Anahi Melendrez in Cecelia Loera's class.
Frye Elementary - (2012-2013) Jil-Christi Tatar and Tamara Kreutzbender were awarded $4750 by SRP for a yearlong STEM project for the entire 6th grade to participate in.
Frye Elementary - (2012-2013) Jil-Christi Tatar and Tamara Kreutzbender were awarded $4750 by SRP for a year-long STEM project for the entire 6th grade: Structures Throughout Time, starting with nomadic people to modern living. Students build models to scale to represent each ancient civilization. The unit wraps up with homes of the future using only recycled or repurposed material, with students designing structures that keep energy conservation in mind. Finally, all 6th graders will take a field trip to Talliesin West.
Frye Elementary - (2011-2012) Sixth graders at Frye Elementary participated in a Project Wet year long project, S.W.A.P. (School Water Audit Project). Sixth graders took baseline and post data from changing out the faucet aerator in all the sinks of the school and followed up by installing water saving devices at home. Overall there was a year long savings of over 70,000 gallons of water this year.
Frye Elementary - (2011-2012) Tamara Kreutzbender, sixth grade teacher at Frye Elementary, was selected for the 2012 Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama this summer. Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy is a professional development program designed for teachers to learn new and innovative techniques to educate their students about science and math. Approximately 200 teachers from around the world will participate.
Frye Elementary - (2011-2012) Seventeen of the 19 winners in in the City of Chandler's eighth annual fourth grade environmental art contest were CUSD students. There were nearly 1,000 entries in the contest this year. Frye Elementary: Xing Ye Mao.