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    Divider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A004035Santan Junior High - (2017-2018) GREAT NEWS! 31 Santan Junior High choir students auditioned and were selected for the elite Cantaremos Honor Choir for the state of Arizona. This honor choir consists of the most accomplished vocalists in all of Arizona. The concert is at 4 pm on November 11 at Central High School in Phoenix. Tickets are $5.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Santan Junior High 8th Grade Boys Baseball TeamVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003963Santan Junior High - (2017-2018) Congratulations to the Santan Junior High 8th Grade Boys Baseball Team -- the 2017-2018 East Valley Conference champs!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Santan 8th Grade Girls Basketball, East Valley Conference ChampionsVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003535Santan Junior High - (2016-2017) Congratulations to our Santan 8th grade Girls Basketball team, EVC (East Valley Conference) CHAMPIONS!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Students from: Ryan (Maxwell Henry, Logan Kilber, Michael Strazz, Luke Witte), Hull (Frankie Mock), Santan (Chris Lavin), and Carlson (Matthew Wallace, Ryan Williams)Visit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003381Santan Elementary - (2016-2017) Santan student Chris Lavin, together with students from Ryan, Hull and Carlson Elementary schools, are representing the City of Chandler as members of a 10U baseball team hosting/playing against a visiting team from Tainan City, Taiwan. Some of the boys' families have been hosting two Taiwanese boys at their homes all week, as well. All of the boys were honored at the City Council meeting on 12/6.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003139Santan Junior High - (2016-2017) Congratulations to Vinayak Athava, 8th grade student at Santan Jr. High, who made the first round pick of the Broadcom Masters Competition. 2016 Broadcom MASTERS Science and Engineering Project Showcase website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003082Santan Junior High - (2016-2017) The Arizona Council on Economic Education is pleased to announce that Rhea Styer, Santan CATS ELA teacher, has been selected as the 2016 Economic Education Teacher of the Year! She was selected because of her ongoing commitment to economic and financial education through her own professional development, demonstration of her students' accomplishments at Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) hosted competitions, and sharing best practices with peers. Winners and Award Event - Arizona Council on Economic Education website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer SJHS Teachers Megan Jeffers, Melissa Stanley, and Sarah WinzelerVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003141Santan Junior High - (2016-2017) Megan Jeffers, Melissa Stanley, and Sarah Winzeler of Santan Junior High were selected as part of a Writing Jam in Washington, DC by Achieve. Chosen from many applicants across the nation, their goal was to write an Algebra 1 unit on functions as there were no exemplary-rated lessons to address these standards. Writing and revising their lesson over the summer, their lesson was submitted, evaluated and selected as exemplary to be published online as an open education resource. Congratulations!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Santan Storm TroupersVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003081Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Martha (Molly) Zimpfer-Suraci and our brand new Santan Junior High improv team, the Santan Storm Troupers, who performed their first ever competitive improv show.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sarah Winzeler, Academic Excellence Award WinnerVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003015Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Santan Junior High teacher Sarah Winzeler who won the Academic Excellence Award sponsored by KEZ99 and Morrison Homes.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Santan 7th and 8th grade Boys/Girls Track & Field East Valley Conference Boys/Girls ChampionsVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003018Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Congratulations to the Santan 7th and 8th grade Boys and Girls Track & Field East Valley Conference Boys/Girls Champions! Photo Gallery Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal Barbara Kowalinski - Chamber of Commerce, Administrator of the Year 2016Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A003014Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Santan Junior High principal Barbara Kowalinski who was named Chamber of Commerce - Administrator of the Year for 2016!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer SJHS Concert ChoirVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002949Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) The Santan Junior High Concert Choir, directed by Wendy Umbrianna, was awarded a Superior at the AZACDA junior high choral festival!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002966Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Santan Junior High Student Council was awarded Master Council for the 11th year in a row by the Arizona Association of Junior High Student Councils.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Missy Stanley, Megan Jeffers, Sarah Winzeler - 8th Grade SJHS Math teachersVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002851Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Santan Junior High 8th grade math teachers Missy Stanley, Megan Jeffers, Sarah Winzeler who were selected by ACHIEVE and professors at Scottsdale Community College in conjunction with the AZ Mathematics Program to work in Washington, DC on curriculum and assessments for functions, equations and linear mathematics. ACHIEVE Website Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer SJHS Orchestra StudentsVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002850Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Eleven Santan Junior High Orchestra Students were selected to be part of the district Junior High Honor Orchestra.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Santan Junior High Cheer state champsVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002754Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Santan Storm Cheer finished an amazing season by winning the STATE TITLE and placing NATIONAL RUNNER UP. The coaches are so proud of their athleticism and dedication to both the team and their academics.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002603Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Santan Junior High Drumline traveled to Campo Verde High School for a WGAZ Drumline competition. The line scored higher than 4 high schools and was awarded 1st place in a high school division. This is the first time in the state of Arizona that this has occurred. In addition to the first place finish, the drumline was promoted to a higher division called the 'Scholastic A' division. No junior high or middle school has ever been promoted to this level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002535Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Santan Junior High was awarded the 2015/2016 Clean School Award.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002536Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Outstanding Achievement Award was given to Team 'Be the Match' on February 3rd. The students, staff, and community of SJHS raised more than $6,000 for Be the Match in honor of student Mia McPoland.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002425Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) SJHS was selected to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. High school students from over 70 countries will be showcasing their amazing projects. SJHS students will have the opportunity to interact with these phenomenal international students.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002412Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Olivia Warkins took home a 3rd place winning in the CUSD Spelling Bee. She will move to the state regionals and represent the STORM!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002413Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Nathaniel Deasey, State Champion in Wrestling.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002371Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) SJHS Cheerleading Squad won 1st place in the USA Regional Competition, the UCA Regional Competition, the Fiesta Bowl Cheer Competition, and the Cactus Cup Championships. Way to go, Storm!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002372Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) SJHS Sports Teams Soar! Check out SJHS athletes' accomplishments this year! All of these teams are EVC Champions: Flag Football, Boys Cross Country, Boys 7th Grade Basketball, Boys 8th Grade Basketball, and Girls 8th Grade Softball!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002384Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Congratulations to Mrs. Swaninger, 8th Grade Language Arts teacher and SJHS PRIDE Award Winner! Mrs. Swaninger was nominated for the PRIDE Award by teachers here at SJHS for always going above and beyond for both her students and the staff.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002366Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) Santan Storm Cheer earned another FIRST PLACE at the Cactus Cup Championships! We are undefeated and look forward to continued success at the state and national level! GO STORM!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002367Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) The radio station 99.9 KEZ, in partnership with Taylor Morrison Homes, awarded Ms. Sarah Winzeler the Excellence in Education Award for the month of September. Ms. Winzeler was nominated by a student who appreciates how hard she works to help students understand the math concepts.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002368Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) SJHS Parents and Boosters Support High Five for Technology! Boosters and our fabulous parents afforded SJHS more Chromebooks with their generous donations. Chromebooks have the capability to be Internet-ready and mobile throughout our classrooms. There is a lot of exciting learning going on at Santan Junior High!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002370Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) The Santan Junior High AVID site team has established a community relationship with the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU to provide qualified college students as AVID tutor interns for the Spring of 2016. This community partnership exists through the ASU service learning program. We are excited for this partnership and look forward to a promising community connection.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002311Santan Junior High - (2015-2016) The Santan JHS Flag Football Team, led by Head Coach and Science Teacher Rich Pysher and Assistant Coach Ben Mitchell won the EVC Flag Football Championship for the first time in 7 years.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002174Santan Junior High - (2014-2015) Cheer coach and eighth grade science teacher Kara Slupinski led the Santan Junior High cheerleaders to first-place in a regional competition. Cheerleaders competed in the USA, United Spirit Association state competition on November 22.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002126Santan Junior High - (2014-2015) Santan Junior High teachers Alison Pires and Missy Stanley received a $5,000 grant from the Arizona Cardinals and University of Phoenix. They were selected as a 2014 Grant Recipient through Donate to Educate presented by University of Phoenix. Their request for funding will benefit the eighth grade math department with technology and innovative ways to further challenge their students.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002131Santan Junior High - (2014-2015) Santan Junior High teacher Suzy Peters was selected by the University of Phoenix and the Arizona Cardinals as an MVP in the Classroom. She received four tickets to Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. This includes four pre-game field passes, a parking pass, an Arizona Cardinals jersey and a $500 donorschoose.org gift card.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002137Santan Junior High - (2014-2015) Santan Junior High had a Put a Cap on Cancer fundraiser day for social studies teacher Richard Cramer who is battling cancer. By allowing students to wear a hat they raised $3,500 for Richard's fight against cancer. It was so incredible to see the LOVE and caring pouring out all throughout campus.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002148Santan Junior High - (2014-2015) Santan Junior High science teacher Robin Flyte, won a Donors Choose grant for $1,800. Her project 'Phun, Motion Cars, Sensors & Probesm, Oh, my!' will afford hands-on experiences with physics to her eighth grade students.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002169Santan Junior High - (2014-2015) Jeremy Kane, Santan Junior High band teacher, was selected as Sun Lakes Rotary Teacher of the Month for November.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001347Santan Junior High - (2014-2015) The Arizona Department of Education announced that Santan Junior High earned a 'B' grade for the 2013-2014 school-year. Arizona Department of Education Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001448Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Santan Junior High teachers Peggy Newendyke and Lori Heilner were awarded $1,000 from Walmart's Educators Grant Program.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001449Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Congratulations to Sandy Bales , Santan Junior High Social Studies Teacher, who was honored as the VFW Post 7401, Teacher of the Year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001450Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Santan Junior High advanced choir students performed at the state capital in December under Choir Director Cami Clausen.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001451Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Jazlynn Taylor of Santan Junior High, under the direction of teacher Jennifer Greene, won the Sun Lakes Lions Club International Peace Poster contest in December. Her poster advanced to the International level.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001451Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Santan Junior High's MathCounts club participated in the Chandler Gilbert Community College Excellence in Mathematics Junior High competition. The SJHS eighth grade team, Feona Dong, Sarah Gilliam, Hans Husurianto, and Jane Wang won third place out of thirteen participating schools.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001452Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) CUSD had several Creative Expression Competition winners from Santan Elementary, Payne Junior High, Santan Junior High, Willis Junior High and Hamilton High. The winners were presented with an award and a cash prize for the school at a city council meeting. City of Chandler Creative Expression Winners Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001453Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Santan Junior High hosted a spring fling dance on April 22 for students in self-contained programs at both the junior high and high school levels. Over 200 students danced, enjoyed snacks, face painting, crafts and a photo booth.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A002012Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) Engineering Category Award Winner(s): Greyson Rauscher of Santan Junior High won third place at AzSEF. Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001311Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Congratulations to Alysa Buxton, Science Gifted Teacher at SJHS, who was awarded an SRP Learning Grant for her Robotics program in the amount of $5000.00.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001310Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Congratulations to the cast and crew of '15 Reasons Not to be in a Play!' The kids and crew in this play were FANTASTIC! They did such an amazing job, it was hard to believe they were only in junior high! I laughed the entire time. Way to go Santan Drama!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001306Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Sonya Roche was named Educator of the Year by the City of Chandler! She was nominated by our staff and students. She is an exemplary teacher and always goes above and beyond in all that she does.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kathy Mejia, Si Se Puentes Educator of the Year.Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001307Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Santan Junior High teacher Kathy Mejia was honored as a Si Se Puentes Educator of the Year. Kathy is an extraordinary teacher of Career and Technical Education at Santan Junior High. She is a team player on our campus, and her favorite thing to say is, 'What more can I do for you?' We are honored to work with her, and so excited for her nomination! East Valley Tribune Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001308Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Sarah Gilliam took first place in the AZ MathCounts Competition in the Buccaneer Round. Sam Nelson, Hans Husurianto, Nicolas Mock, and Madeline York took first place in the Collaborative Team Round. Congratulations, Team Santan Junior! MATHCOUNTS Foundation Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001308Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Congratulations to Santan Junior High Triple A - Apple Achievement Award winners: Jill Lindquist, SJHS Booster's President; Shaun Creighton, Technology Teacher; Hans Husurianto and Hunter Privett, students at SJHS! All received distinguished recognition for the incredible service they do for SJHS all year long.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001309Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Congratulations to Santan Junior High student Nathaniel Silva (recognized as a student with a disability who has excelled beyond his apparent limitations) and 2 peer helpers, Courtney Burke and Megan Crow (individuals who has demonstrated consistent and outstanding volunteer service to people with disabilities) for the City of Chandler's Mayor Jay S. Tibshraeny's Committee for People with Disabilities Award recognition. Chandler Mayor Tibshraeny's Committee for People with Disabilities Annual Recognition Awards Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001305Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Santan Junior High 7th and 8th Grade Girls Volleyball were Team Champions at the inaugural Festival Sports Volleyball Invitational held at Red Mountain High School.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Award to Santan teachers, Sonya Roche and Kristina Plona.Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001248Santan Junior High - (2013-2014) Two Santan Junior High teachers were awarded $5,000 each from the Arizona Cardinals and University of Phoenix - Donate to Educate program. Their proposal includes the vision to equip students with tablets in order to enhance instruction within the school's STEM initiative. Sonya Roche, special education teacher and Kristina Plona, seventh grade science teacher, wrote the grant collaboratively this summer. University of Phoenix picked both teachers for a total of $10,000. Arizona Cardinals/University of Phoenix Donate to Educate Program Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001165Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) 7th grade Boys Soccer EVC Runner Up Champions; 7th grade Girls Soccer EVC Runner Up Champions; 7th Grade Girls Volleyball - EVC 1st place winners; 8th Grade Girls Volleyball - EVC 1st place winners.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001166Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) SJHS showcased two classes this year that captivated the minds of 25 7th and 8th grade students. Students at SJHS were able to concurrently take two accelerated math classes during the course of one day by attending Geometry during 0 hour and Algebra 2 during 5th hour. Students were taught Geometry by Ms. Winzeler, CATS Math, and Ms. Butler, HHS Math teacher. Students have been very successful and motivated to soar high in mathematics this year!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001167Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Robotics Grant Alysa Buxton: CATS Teacher for Science, scored big when awarded with a $5000 plus Robotics Grant this year. In conjunction with SRP, Ms. Buxton was able to teach an elective Robotics class to 30 7th and 8th grade students and take part in the Design Squad curriculum. Students learn about and apply various design and decision making processes which an engineer may use while designing construction of LEGO Mindstorm and VEW robotics.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001168Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Congratulations to our outstanding Student Council President Aaron Clouse, our amazing Holocaust Presenter and Volunteer, Oskar Knoblauch, and Steve Smith, Student Council Adviser and Math Teacher extraordinaire, for their contributions to SJHS this year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001169Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Arizona Math Partnership with Scottsdale Community College promotes excellence in Arizona Middle School Mathematics. Five SJHS teachers were chosen to be part of this incredible grant. Teachers will participate in AMP over the next five years, and then each consecutive year, mentor new teachers into the AMP program. Teachers have committed to this program by investing one week in June, one Saturday each quarter and (4) - 2 hour meetings with SCC representatives over the course of one year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001170Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Headed by Mary Ann Rezzonico, Dean of Students, SJHS brought in the most Chandler Education Foundation donations of all five junior highs. Way to go SJHS!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001171Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) SJHS students were afforded entrance into the International Science and Engineering Fair because of their placements (1st, 2nd and 3rd place) at the Hamilton Intel Science and Engineering Fair this year. Students were able to complete a forensics science lab and took part in viewing science fair projects from around the world!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001172Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Congratulations to SJHS Choir students who recently received an excellent at the ACDA Junior High's Choral Festival in Paradise Valley.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001173Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Ada Walker won the Peace Poster contest for SJHS this year. The Peace Poster contest is sponsored by the Lions Club of Chandler and showcases winner posters throughout the school district in strive for WORLD PEACE internationally.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001174Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Lori Heilner, 8th grade Science and Nicole Kooiman, 7th grade Math, received a grant from Donors Choice. Heilner: Making Chemistry Happen & Kooiman: LiveScribe Pens both for classroom projects. Kooiman additionally was chosen to Co-Chair the AATM Math Conference with a teacher from Hamilton because of her innovativeness in teaching Mathematics.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001175Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) SJHS student Cindy Ha - placed 1st in a Creative Expressions Competition - Chandler City Council.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001176Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Student Sue Kim - placed 1st as a Regional Winner of Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001177Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) SJHS student Justin Zhu took home 1st place in the ADL Moral Courage Essay Contest.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001178Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Aspen Orthodontics ran a Teacher Appreciation Event during teacher appreciation week in which they asked their patients to nominate one of their teachers for being the best teacher. Paige Sidelinger, nominated Jason Donoghue, and wrote the following: My teacher is the BEST because... he is an amazing teacher. He not only teaches well, but he helps his students succeed and reach their abilities. He is very understanding with ANY situation, academic related or not. I feel very comfortable in hi  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001025Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) Behavioral & Social Sciences Category Award Winners: Cindy Ha of Santan Junior High won second place at AzSEF. Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001102Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) Medicine & Health Sciences Category Award Winner(s): Sarah Gilliam of Santan Junior High won second place at AzSEF. Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A001108Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) Medicine & Health Sciences Category Award Winner(s): Kora Kostiew of Santan Junior High won fourth place at AzSEF. Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000921Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Staff at, Hull Elementary, Payne Junior High, Santan Junior High, Hamilton High and Perry High and learned that their schools have been named A+ Schools of Recognition for 2013 by the Arizona Educational Foundation.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000946Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Santan Junior High math club, coached by Sarah Winzeler, swept the EVC Mathletic Competition at Newell Barney Junior High School, placing first in all categories.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000950Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Sarah Winzeler, mathematics teacher at Santan Junior High, was recognized as the Sun Lakes Rotary Club 'Teacher of the Month' for April.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000799Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Santan Junior High had three students win the Sun Lakes VFW Post 7401 Patriot's Pen scholarship award contest under the direction of teacher Sarah Sacco. Seventh grade students Braylan Horned, Anisha Bhargava and Jane Wang all won first place. These winners will now advance to the district level and compete with other post winners for an opportunity to win at the state level. They will also have an opportunity to win an all- expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. The grand prize winner will rece  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000808Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) The Basha High math club, facilitated by Joycelyn Craft, sponsored a math competition for junior high students. For the second year in a row the Santan Jr. High math team won first place. Justin Zhu and Alex Yuwen placed first and second place respectively in the eighth grade individual competition, and Lena Han won the seventh grade individual competition as well as the grand prize, a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000832Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Santan Junior High students Megan Riley and Jane Wang, under the direction of teacher Sarah Sacco, won first and second place in the grade 7-8 category of the statewide 2013 Polly Rosenbaum Writing Contest.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000860Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Si Se Puede honored nine educators from CUSD at the 13th annual Cesar Chavez recognition and awards dinner March 30 at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort. Santan Junior High had one recipients at this year's awards: Monica Garcia.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000733Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Santan Junior High 7th Grade Girls Volleyball Team are the East Valley Conference Champions!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000734Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Santan Junior High 8th Grade Girls Volleyball Team are the East Valley Conference Champions!  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000741Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) CUSD mathematics teachers Ed Anderson (Hamilton) and Nicole Kooiman (Santan Junior High), were the conference co-chairs for Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference at ASU on September 22.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000751Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Jeremy Kane, band teacher at Santan Junior High has been selected to take his students to the Worldstrides Heritage Festival of Gold in San Francisco, California in the spring. Governor Brewer and Mayor Tibshraeny have both sent personal congratulatory letters to Jeremy and his band students. They are the only junior high in Arizona to be selected to attend this prestigious festival.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000768Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) Santan Junior High fine arts students under the direction of Cami Clausen, Wendi Jones, Molly Zimpfer-Suraci and Jeremy Kane, put on a spectacular production of You're A Good Man Charlie Brown which was held at the Chandler Center for the Arts.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000712Santan Junior High - (2012-2013) The Arizona Department of Education announced that Santan Junior High received a B Grade for the 2011-12 school year. Arizona Department of Education Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000589Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) The Arizona Department of Education announced that Santan Junior High received a B for the 2010-11 school year. Arizona Department of Education Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000592Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) EVC Athletic Championships in 7th Boys Basketball.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000593Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) EVC Athletic Championships in 8th Boys Basketball.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000596Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) EVC Athletic Championships in 7th Girls Volleyball.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000597Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) EVC Athletic Championships in Wrestling.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000598Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Two CUSD girls Kailey Tamarkin from Basha High and Alyssa Bortono from Santan Junior High along with their team AKsquared were one of six teams selected in a Disney Channel Make your Mark dance contest. The contest aired Oct. 14, and their dance team AKsquared won.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000585Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Santan Junior High's math department helped students gets ready for AIMS in style with a math boot camp. Dave Holdcraft and the rest of the team don military combat attire, engage the students to rehearse math formulas and solving math equations via movement on the fields. The kids have a blast, they learn systematically by movement and are excited about AIMS.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000566Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Santan Junior High 7th and 8th grade drumline students won their 4th consecutive WGAZ State Championship. The students were awarded a banner to display within the school gymnasium.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000567Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Director Camilyn Clausen and SJHS Honor Choir -- Two students, Alyssa Allen and Kayla Tillson were chosen for Cantaremos Junior High Honor Choirs. Triple Threat (Advanced Choir) received an Excellent rating at the ACDA Junior High Choral Festival. Intermediate Choir received Excellent rating at the ACDA Junior High Choral Festival.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000568Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) AVID instructor, Joanna Athey, received a TARGET grant for $700 to assist in taking the 8th grade AVID students on a field trip to Northern Arizona University.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000569Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Alysa Buxton - 8th grade CATS Science Teacher was an SRP Grant Recipient for $5000 for LEGOS First, Robotics class is to debut in our electives class for the 2012-13 school year.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000570Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) SJHS - 8th grade Girls Volleyball team was undefeated back to back in the East Valley Conference.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000571Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Jacqueline Klier 8th grade Student was the City of Chandler Birthday Card Contest Winner for the AZ Centennial Contest - 1st place.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000544Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) State Science Fair Winners Environmental Sciences category in all divisions: 2nd place Anuj Shah, David Weber and Michael Janda.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000545Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Arizona Math Partnership with Scottsdale Community College which promotes excellence in Arizona Middle School Mathematics: Increasing student achievement through systemic instructional change. Five teachers were selected to participate in this project over the next 5 years. Sonya Lutrey, Karen Drabeck, Ashley Jimenez, Nicole Kooiman and Steve Smith. Each year 3- 5 additional teachers will be added to the project.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A000546Santan Junior High - (2011-2012) Chandler's Science Spectacular - SJHS had two booths represented regarding STEM focus in the middle school.  Open just this item Email this item to a friend Share on FacebookDivider and spacer