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    Pumpkin Life Cycles
    CTA Freedom first graders learned about the lifecycle of a pumpkin seed.
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    Red Ribbon Week
    CTA Freedom fourth grade is leaving drugs in the past, by participating in Red Ribbon Week.
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    Nature Walk
    CTA Freedom kindergarten students enjoyed a nature walk while learning about living and non-living things in social science. Theses scientists collected data and recorded their observations to later share with their talk buddy in class.
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    Sheila Boyns
    The Chandler Chamber of Commerce surprised CTA Freedom paraprofessional Sheila Boyns with the Support Staff 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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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Ty Worthen and Kent Peek who won Honorable Mention in Physics & Astronomy, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Solar Panel Rover. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Emma Kennedy, Ryann Logas and A'Koa Purdie who won 2nd Place in Physics & Astronomy, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled How ot Make a Car Levitate. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Julie J Choi, Reagan A Hookom and Gracie L Emrick-Schneider who won 3rd Place in Plant Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Zucchini Experiment. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Marlin Posvar, Hayden Petrosky and Evan Wright who won Honorable Mention in Environmental Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Bottled-Up Buoyancy. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Mirai Z. Mutema and Kaitlyn L Smith who won 2nd Place in Physics & Astronomy, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Penny Battery. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Sophie Echols, Sydney Cathcart and Katherine L. Sherman who won 3rd Place in Chemistry, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled DNA of a Strawberry. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Hannah Lavin, Haydon Judd and Grayson Oakes who won 3rd Place in Earth & Planetary Science, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Solar Oven. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Kindness Club
    The CTA Freedom Kindness Club is participating in the pop tab collection for the Ronald McDonald House. Their first collection was 15 pounds of pop tabs!
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    Superintendent's Student Citizenship Award winner: When you think of a role model student, you think of Addison Boysaw. She always works hard, pushing herself to achieve her potential. She completes work on time, with 100% effort. Addison not only models the expectations in the classroom, but is also willing to assist students who need help.
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    100th Day of School
    CTA Freedom kindergarten students had fun celebrating the 100th day of school!
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    Cooking Class
    In a Community Education enrichment course taught by CTA Freedom third grade teacher Lori Woodman, students are learning and making cookbooks - while exploring nutrition knowledge.
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    Kindness Club
    Over 100 students have signed up for CTA Freedom's newly-launched Kindness Club! The students created an act of kindness chain and displayed it for National Kindness Day, Nov. 13. Each link in the chain tells of a personal act of kindness that the students have experienced.
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    The Arizona Department of Education announced that CTA Freedom received an "A" grade for the 2018-19 school year.
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    Say No to Drugs Poster Winners
    CTA Freedom students participated in a "Say No to Drugs" poster contest. (Pictured are the sixth grade winners.)
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    BizTown
    CTA Freedom 5th grade students spent the day at BizTown®, an engaging, hands-on program from Junior Achievement that "introduces 4th, 5th, and 6th graders to economic concepts, workplace skills, and personal and business finances in a student-sized town built just for them." JA BIZTOWN® website
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    Stock Market Game
    CTA Freedom 6th graders have started to research different companies that they would like to invest in during the Stock Market Game. Students are looking for trends in the market and researching companies to determine if stocks have been gaining or losing money over the last six months. Sixth graders will compete against 4th-6th graders statewide to make the best investments in the game.
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    Letters of Literature Winners
    Congratulations to CTA Freedom Library of Congress Letters of Literature winners Katie Blickenderfer and Josephine Karoleski who won 3rd and 2nd place respectively.
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    Ricque Pekara
    Congratulations to CTA Freedom teacher Ricque Pekara who was honored by the Sun Lakes Rotary as the Teacher of the Month for May. She received a framed certificate, a $100 personal award from the Sun Lakes Rotary and an additional $100 from Trust Bank to be used in her classroom. Ricque will also be honored May 31 as the Chandler Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year.
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    Teacher Appreciation
    CTA Freedom principal Abby Druck presented each staff member with a little token of appreciation for all the amazing work they do!
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    Ricque Pekara
    The Chandler Chamber of Commerce surprised Ricque Pekara on Friday, May 10 with the 2019 Educator of the Year award. She will be recognized at an awards dinner on May 31 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino.
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    Makenzie Gutierrez
    CTA Freedom 5th Grader Makenzie Gutierrez took 1st place at the state level in the Letters about Literature writing contest. Her writing will be advancing to the national level!
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    Student Council Pennies for Patients campaign run by Student Council brought in over $6,000 for cancer patients! Way to go, Falcons! Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Pennies for Patients program website
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    Dissecting Owl Pellets
    First graders in Tina Linder's class dissect owl pellets.
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    Mia Ferraro
    Congratulations to Mia Ferraro in Lori Woodman's class who was the third grader winner in this year's Chandler Elks Lodge #2429 Drug Awareness Poster Contest. The judges chose her entry out of 48 entries received from students all over the city.
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    Battle of the Books Winners
    CTA Freedom Elementary, represented by students AJ, Grey, and Malakai, won first place at the district semifinals Battle of the Books.
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    CTA Freedom, A Plus School
    A+ School of Excellence:  Congratulations to all of the students, faculty, and staff of CTA Freedom, which has been named an A+ School of Excellence™ by the Arizona Educational Foundation! A+ Schools of Excellence™ is a comprehensive school assessment program that challenges school teams to work together to identify areas of excellence in teaching, learning, climate, community building, and leadership. A+ Schools are celebrated and recognized as outstanding. Earning the highly prestigious A+ designation spotlights the positive successes happening in public schools every day! Arizona Educational Foundation A+ Schools of Excellence
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    Gianna Owens
    CTA Freedom 5th grader Gianna Owens sang the National Anthem at the teacher rally.
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    Performing Arts Club
    The CTA Freedom Performing Arts Club performed the musical "Bebop with Aesop" in February.
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    Student Council
    Congratulations to our student council, winning the Student Council Convention's Elementary Most Spirited award for the third year in a row!
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    The School Review, an organization that rates schools on several factors for parents moving to the area, awarded Freedom an A+ label. CTA Freedom is one of only eight schools state-wide to receive this label. The School Review: Chandler Traditional Academy-Freedom
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    HISEF 2019 Award Winners
    Congratulations to 5th Grade award winners Andrew Garcia, Brycen Conrad and Connor Weigele who won 1st Place in Earth & Planetary Science at the 2019 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Solar Powered Water Fountain Solution on the Rate of Osmosis in Chicken Skin. HISEF 2019 Award Winners
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    HISEF 2019 Award Winners
    Congratulations to 5th Grade award winners Delainey VanZuidam, Noah Thomas and Jaden Lau who won 1st Place in Physics & Astronomy at the 2019 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Epic Magnetic Levitation Solution on the Rate of Osmosis in Chicken Skin. HISEF 2019 Award Winners
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    HISEF 2019 Award Winners
    Congratulations to 5th Grade award winners Sawyer Hauk, Edgar Jimenez and Gianna Owens who won 2nd Place in Earth & Planetary Science at the 2019 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Color Coordination: Which Lens Works The Best?. HISEF 2019 Award Winners
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    HISEF 2019 Award Winners
    Congratulations to 5th Grade award winners Samantha Felix, Eleonora Warner and Addison Boysaw who won 2nd Place in Environmental Sciences at the 2019 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Underwater Volcano. HISEF 2019 Award Winners
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    6th grader Ava Herrera
    CTA Freedom 6th grader Ava Herrera was honored with the Gilbert Town Council's Citizenship award in December, presented to her by Mayor Jenn Daniels.
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    Orchestra
    CTA Freedom's orchestra provided some beautiful music for the entire student body to enjoy during morning recess.
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    The Freedom Performing Arts Club
    The Freedom Performing Arts Club were guest performers at Casteel High School's Winter Concert.
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    CTA Freedom is an A-rated school
    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!
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    Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora and CTA Freedom 3rd Graders
    CTA Freedom 3rd graders performed patriotic and American folk songs in the Veteran's Day concert on November 6th.
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    CTA Freedom's storybook pumpkin painting contest winners
    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!
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    Megan, Student Council President at CTA Freedom
    Student council president, Megan, attended a meeting with Chandler Unified School District superintendent, Dr. Casteel, to represent CTA Freedom.
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    CTA Freedom's Red Ribbon Week
    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.
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    Student Council
    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.
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    Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora and CTA Freedom 4th Graders
    Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora, led 4th graders in performances at the Patriot Day assemblies. 4th graders sang two patriotic songs, including our national anthem.
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    Principal Abby Druck, 6th graders Addison S. and Mia S.
    CTA Freedom Principal Abby Druck and 6th graders Addison S. and Mia S. deliver inspirational speeches at the Patriot Day assembly.
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    Capri H. Gianna O., Sawyer H.
    Fifth graders Capri H., Gianna O. and Sawyer H. present their poems as preschool audience members look on.
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