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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009736 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Field Day
    Basha Elementary students celebrated the end of 3rd quarter and a lot of hard work with Field Day at Basha El! It may be scaled down, but we still know how to have fun!
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    Custodian Appreciation
    Basha Bobcats showed their love and appreciation for our three outstanding custodians. They put our kids first, and our kids NOTICE! Thank you, Ms. Fakouri, for getting this organized!
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    3D Printing Club
    Basha 3rd-6th grade students in 3D Printing Club designed bubble wands. They used many different shapes and sizes to test. They learned that the soap film is always flat and takes the shape of the wand opening... but once bubbles have air blown into them, they all take the shape of a sphere, regardless of the shape they came from. They had a lot of fun experimenting with different amounts of energy used to blow air into them and how that would result in different size bubbles.
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    Front Office Staff Appreciation
    Our Basha Elementary PTO showed their appreciation for our front office staff. Thank you for your dedication to our school community! Basha El wouldn't be the same without you!
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    Band Concert
    Our Basha 4th graders are enjoying the 6th grade band and orchestra concert. Next year they will get to choose general music or an instrument.
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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009606 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Lupe Soto
    Congratulations to Mrs. Lupe Soto, Basha's beloved cafeteria manager. Mrs. Soto has worked with CUSD for 20 years!
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    Social Media Interns
    We are anxious to see how the Basha Elementary Social Media Interns see Basha Elementary!
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    Character Dress Up
    Basha Elementary students, faculty and staff celebrated Read Across America by dressing as our favorite book characters.
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    25 Year Anniversaries
    Congratulations to Mrs. Carlson and Mrs. Pennington on your work anniversary of 25 years in CUSD! Thank you for all that you do for our students at Basha Elementary!
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    15 Year Anniversaries
    Congratulations to Mrs. Mundt and Ms. Call for your 15 years of dedication to the students of Chandler Unified! You're both amazing!
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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009604 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Hero Day
    Read Across America week inspired students and teachers of Basha Elementary to celebrate heroes on HERO DAY! From frontline workers to historical figures, we've got it all!
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    Read Across America Week
    Read Across America week inspired us to celebrate our cultures. Thank you, Jasmine Warga, for inspiring us to through your book Other Words For Home.
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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009654 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Spring 2021 Recognition
    Congratulations to custodian Eddie Soto, Sr. who won the Apple Achievement Award, Crissy Haidos who was named the Outstanding Volunteer, and fifth grader Leah Slater who is the Superintendent Citizenship winner from Basha Elementary for 2021. Read their stories here!
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    Growing Mold
    Ms. Barton's class started an experiment on growing mold. We're waiting to see what happens in a week!
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    Lunch
    Our awesome PTO treated the entire Basha staff to a delicious lunch by the Burgers Amore food truck. Thank you!
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    Super Bowl Collection for FANS Across America
    Our student council collected socks, hand and body soap, deodorant, hand sanitizer, feminine needs, tissues, shaving cream, dental hygiene products, shampoo and conditioner. Each donation cast a vote to predict the Super Bowl winner. The donations went to benefit the Chandler Branch of FANS Across America, who provide daily living necessities to homeless families in transition, and domestic violence victims. Not only did this help our Basha Elementary student body pick a Super Bowl winner, but it helped us score a Touchdown for our community!
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    Vaccination Event Volunteers
    Mrs. Chismar, Mrs. Bongard, Mrs. Wingate, and Mrs. Stark from the Basha Elementary office staff volunteered during the recent CUSD vaccination event at Hamilton and Perry High Schools.
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    Return to Virtual Learning
    Our entire Basha Team accomplished a ton of coordination in a small amount of time by working like a well-oiled machine to gather and disburse materials to our students for our students' return to virtual learning.
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    Katherine Barton
    The Sun Lakes Rotary honored Katherine Barton from Basha Elementary as teacher of the month for November. She received a framed certificate and $500 from the Sun Lakes Rotary - sponsored by Trust Bank and Earnhardt Auto Centers.
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    Katie Barton
    Special Education teacher Katie Barton was selected as the November's Sun Lakes Rotary Teacher of the Month. Katie is an outstanding educator with a heart of gold and a tremendous work ethic.
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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009369 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Food Drive
    Basha Elementary student council was able to donate over 90 turkeys and non-perishable food items to the Chandler Care Center meal distribution program.
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    Hope
    What's your hope? Our students and staff thought about this question throughout the week. It was amazing and eye opening! Thank you, Mrs. Sherri Beck, for organizing this.
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    Mirrors and Windows Classroom Library Project
    Basha staff had a great time with our Mirrors and Windows Classroom Library project yesterday. Teachers are looking critically at our classroom libraries to make sure our students and the world around us are represented in the literature in our rooms. Photo Album
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    Basha Bobcats and Playworks
    Student leadership is critical at Basha Elementary. Our Junior Coaches are learning how to support their fellow Bobcats at recess.
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    Phoenix Fire Department Batallion Chief Danny Gile
    Phoenix Fire Department Batallion Chief Danny Gile came to Basha's 5th Grade classes to discuss fire prevention, fires and the chemical reaction of them, and fire safety. Because it is part of the new Social Science Integration curriculum for 5th grade, the students were engaged in great conversations with Chief Gile. At the end, the students timed him as he put his turn out gear on in less than one minute. Liam Acklam, Grace Gile and Sophia Schultz were dressed up in his gear to show students how it all worked! Photo Album
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    Homemade Mask Donation
    Ms. Laticia Mehta graciously donated 20 homemade masks to be given out to any student who forgets theirs or if one breaks. THANK YOU for the kind, thoughtful, and generous donation!
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    Water bottles idea
    Second grade teacher Alyssa Frasier came up with a SUPER creative idea on how to avoid water bottles from spilling and/or tripping over them!
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    Sparky
    We had a special visitor today... ASU's Sparky surprised us with gift card for Donor's Choose to spend on literacy! Thank you, ASU!
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    Betty Lauder and Alyssa Frasier
    Once a student and teacher, now colleagues! Basha 6th grade teacher, Betty Lauder was once Alyssa Frasier's 2nd grade teacher. We love seeing our former students join a profession we love!
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    Ducks Donuts
    What a way to start the morning! Ducks Donuts were delivered from one of our amazing families. Thank you, Beach family, for thinking of us and the yummy way to start our day!
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    Mrs Reeves and Mrs Acedo
    Thank you, Mrs. Acedo, for passing out books to our Bobcat/COA students! They are going to love Freak The Mighty!
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    Megan Vogus
    The Chandler Chamber of Commerce surprised Basha teacher music Megan Vogus with the 2020 Educator of the Year award. She will be recognized at the Chamber's 2020 Community Awards virtual celebration at 4 p.m. September 23 on Facebook and YouTube.
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    Megan Vogus
    We are pleased and thrilled to announce that Megan Vogus, our music teacher, has been selected as the Chandler Chamber Educator of the Year! We are incredibly fortunate to have Mrs. Vogus as our music teacher. Her passion and commitment to students and music education are second to none. She advocates for all students and works at both the state and national level to improve music education.
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    PTO Gifts
    Our PTO Teacher Appreciation Committee spoiled the Basha teachers and staff by treating them to some fun and creative treats. What a way to kick off the 2020-21 school year! We LOVE our Basha Elementary PTO! PTO Teacher Appreciation Committee Photo Album
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    Meet the Teacher
    The Basha Elementary Meet the Teacher event was a great success! Thank you to all of our staff and families.
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    Lynne Jacobs
    Mrs. Lee and the kindergarten team came up with creative ways to help our newest Basha Bobcats figure out how to navigate live meets!
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    Basha PTO
    Our AMAZING Basha PTO distributed yearbooks and spirit t-shirts bright and early to our Bobcats! (You can order your t-shirt using the form linked here!) Basha Elementary State 48 Shirt Order Form
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    Bitmoji Classrooms
    Basha Elementary teachers have been bitten by the Bitmoji Classroom bug! Bitmoji Classrooms Photo Album
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    Tonto National Monument Field Trip
    Fourth Graders from Basha Elementary enjoyed nature's beauty during a recent field trip to the Tonto National Monument.
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    Sock Hop
    The Basha Elementary PTO hosted a Sock Hop for students and their families prior to Spring Break. Students enjoyed themselves with a photo booth, ice cream floats and dancing.
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    Read Across America Week
    The Arizona Cardinals' Big Red visited Basha Elementary to kickoff Read Across America Week. Big Red was joined by a Cardinal cheerleader to read A Giraffe and Half to Basha students.
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Molly Chitila, Ava Ruiz and Fiona Porteck who won 2nd Place in Environmental Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled pH Water Quality. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Bobcat Green Team
    The Bobcat Green Team recently spent time working with SRP Connect to become energy wise.
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    Jump Rope for Heart
    Principal Stephanie Reeves joined the Basha student body in participating in the Jump Rope for Heart. The annual event sponsored the by the American Heart Association celebrated healthy hearts with the Bobcats.
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    AAA Pride Award Winners
    Basha Elementary was proudly represented at the CUSD AAA Pride Awards by technology teacher Jessica Pfau, student Annemarie Beach and parent volunteer Sarah Fanning. These three individuals were honored at the Chandler Center for the Arts at the AAA Pride Awards held on February 5.
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    Student Council Convention
    The Basha Elementary Student Council attended the district wide Student Council Convention at the Chandler Center for the Arts in February.
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    Superintendent's Student Citizenship Award winner: Annemarie Beach is a hardworking student who puts forth 100% in everything she does. As Co-President for Student Council, she is responsible for many school events. She is extremely reliable and dependable to get the job done. Annemarie shows leadership through her words, actions, support and engagement with students and staff. She is a very sweet, young lady who is always willing to help.
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    Food Drive
    The Basha Elementary Student Council sponsored a food drive leading up to the Super Bowl featuring the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. The Basha student body was encouraged to donate canned food to assist the Chandler Care Center, while choosing a team to support in the Super Bowl. The contest collected over 200 cans of food with Kansas City being selected as the winner! Food Drive Photo Album
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    Santiago Gonzalez Herrera
    Congratulations to Basha Elementary 6th grader Santiago Gonzalez Herrera who finished in the Top 10 at the CUSD Spelling Bee in January. He now moves on to compete in the Regional Spelling Bee. Good luck, Santiago!
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    Donuts for Breakfast
    Basha families enjoyed an early morning breakfast of donuts at school in January, put on by the Basha Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). Donuts for Breakfast Photo Album
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