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SkillsUSA State Championships
Perry High School graphic design students in Brian Bernier's and Caryn Butler's classes earned medals in the State Championships for SkillsUSA. Students competed in both Technical Skills and Leadership Competitions. The following students received medals in their competitions:
  • Diego Gallo and Grant Woodford: Gold Medal in TV & Video Production
  • Mya Perkett, Brooklyn Braaten and Sydney Braaten: Gold Medal in Promotional Bulletin Board
  • Derek Unger: Silver Medal in Employment Application Process
  • Arnav Arora, Permeet Bhatia, Austin Dyer, and James Healy: Silver Medal in Quiz Bowl

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    Basha FCCLA
    Congratulations to Basha High FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Early Childhood students on their achievements at the FCCLA State Competition. Seven students qualified as national contenders, placing first or second in the state in their competitive event, earning GOLD medals and moving on to FCCLA Nationals in San Diego, CA this summer:
    • Jared Alexander
    • Sara Alexander
    • Laila Carrillo
    • Carissa Cruz
    • Metheny
    • Madalyn Moore
    • Annabelle Sanborn (who also earned a perfect score)

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      Basha FCCLA
      Congratulations to Basha High FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Early Childhood student State Competition award recipients:
      • SILVER: Savannah Bluhm, Paige Noland, Kalia Cole
      • BRONZE: Hannah Roberts
      • $1,000 FCCLA Senior Scholarship: Paige Noland
      • Successful completion of the FCCLA National Program - Power of One: Jared Alexander, Sara Alexander, Laila Carrillo, Emily Metheny, Madalyn Moore, Paige Noland, and Annabelle Sanborn
      • GOLD Chapter Achievement Award and 2nd Place State Service Project - Lead4Change: FCCLA Basha Chapter
      • Finally, one amazing student from Basha FCCLA Early Childhood was elected to serve on the 2022-2023 Arizona FCCLA Executive State Council. Congratulations to Kalia Cole - FCCLA State President! This is a Career and Technical Student Leadership Organization with over 3,000 members across the state. What an honor!
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        Chandler FFA at Maricopa County Fair
        Maricopa County Fair was a huge success. We are so proud of all Chandler High FFA Fair Exhibitors.
        • Lambs: Adrianna Erwin, Jayda Schmerfeld, Ricardo Tapia, Raynelle Harrington
        • Cattle: Chandra Andazola, Riana Alexander, Annabelle Williams
        • Hogs: Lily Manygoats, Ilsa Gooch, Emma Martin, Jailia Reed, Jenna Kirkland, Porter Fitzpatrick, Ben Higgins, Ezekiel Morales, Angel Sanchez, Kaeli Bielak
        • Chickens: Samantha Castro, Jordyn Taranec, Hailey Hutchison, Logan Le, Aiden Collins, Eva Willard, Nick Salas, Nickole Leon, Leo Orozco, Melany Bernal, Madisyn Newell, Noelia Espinosa, Dylan Daffara, Daniel Manship, Sadie Larson, Nayeli Herrera, Sherilyn Valladares, Dennis Hernandez, Aislinn Siener, Jocelyn Flores, Brady Poulson, Aaliyah Crawford
        • Chandler High FFA at Maricopa County Fair Photo Album
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          Fine Arts Diploma Seal
          Nine Chandler High students have earned the Fine Arts Diploma Seal. These students represent the first at Chandler High to earn this in both dance and theatre. Congratulations to the following students and their mentor teachers for this impressive achievement:
          • Music: Kayla King, Kyle Collins, Todd Applegate, Charlotte Ruth, Chelsea Grayling, Jacob Hernandez (Wendy Umbrianna, Mentor Teacher)
          • Dance: Dana Son (Tiffany White, Mentor Teacher)
          • Theatre: Katie Hisle, Ryan Cogley (Stephanie Likes, Mentor Teacher)

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            Chandler FFA at Maricopa County Fair
            Maricopa County Fair was a huge success for Chandler FFA (Future Farmers of America) with exhibitors demonstrating extreme teamwork in action, amazing showmanship, and market achievements. Chandler High students earned over $91,000 by selling their market steers, lambs, hogs, and chickens:
            • Adrianna Erwin placed 3rd in the market black face lambs.
            • Annabelle Williams was 2nd in her Heavy Weight Crossbred class, and 3rd overall.
            • Chandra Andazola was 2nd her market class. Chandra sold her market steer for $22,750.
            • Jayda Schmerfeld sold her market lamb for $3,900.
            • Porter Fitzpatrick sold his market hog for $12,750.
            • Leo Orozco sold his broiler chickens for $900.
            • Adrianna Erwin, Annabelle Williams, Chandra Andazola, Kaeli Bielak, Jayda Schmerfeld & Raynelle Harrington all received callbacks and were in the finals for showmanship for large livestock.
            • Chandler High FFA at Maricopa County Fair Photo Album
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              Samantha Mendez and Brielle Rodriguez
              STATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  Congratulations to the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) team of Samantha Mendez and Brielle Rodriguez who earned gold medals and in the Chapter Service Project category at the 2022 FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Tucson March 28-30. Samantha and Brielle created a mindfulness, yoga, and sensory classroom which they named, the "Calming Corner." This special classroom is intended to provide a relaxing place for preschool and kindergarten students to go and learn calming practices to improve their social and emotional skills. Their project scored within the top two projects in the state, which qualified them for the National FCCLA competition in San Diego in June. Chapter advisor Kristine McGettigan and chapter members could not be prouder of their hard work and dedication.
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              Kate Hoddy Ava Hrey and Katie Weir
              STATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  Congratulations to the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) team of Kate Hoddy, Ava Hrey, and Katie Weir who earned gold medals and in the Focus on Children category at the 2022 FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Tucson March 28-30. They successfully taught "Baby Sign Language" to the students in the toddler two's classroom to help with the frustration often associated with speech and language at this age. Chapter advisor Kristine McGettigan and chapter members could not be prouder of their hard work and dedication.
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              Natalie DeMarco Grace Gile and Madi Schantz
              STATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  Congratulations to the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) team of Natalie DeMarco, Grace Gile, and Madi Schantz who earned gold medals and in the Focus on Children category at the 2022 FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Tucson March 28-30. They taught kindergarten students the importance of "Healthy Habits." They created creative weekly lessons to teach the importance of nutrition, exercise, and dental health. Chapter advisor Kristine McGettigan and chapter members could not be prouder of their hard work and dedication.
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              FCCLA State Leadership Conference
              STATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  It was a GOLD medal sweep for Hamilton Early Childhood Education (ECE) students who competed at the 2022 Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference in Tucson March 28-30. Congratulations to Samantha Mendez, Brielle Rodriguez, Kate Hoddy, Ava Hrey, Katie Weir, Natalie DeMarco, Grace Gile, and Madi Schantz, who made history for the HHS ECE program by all achieving gold medals. It was also the first time to have a team of students qualify to compete at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference. Their competitive projects all involved helping to improve the development of young children. Though Hamilton's on-campus Lil' Explorers program was shut down prior to the start of the 2021-2022 school year, a community partnership with Risen Savior Early Childhood Center allowed Hamilton's advanced ECE students the opportunity to work with directly with toddler, preschool, and kindergarten children.
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              FCCLA State Leadership Conference
              STATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  Congratulations to Hamilton senior and second year EVIT fashion program student Brenna Gentner who competed at the FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) State Leadership Conference in Tucson March 28-30. Her team presented a project in Event Management focusing on preparations for the annual spring fashion show (specifically coordination of models, collection merchandising and backstage activities). The team not only received gold medals along with qualifying for Nationals (which takes place in summer 2022), but they were also each awarded $5,000/year renewable scholarships to attend FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising).
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              Desserts

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              Sydney Braaten and Arlynn Phan

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              Cupcake Wars

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              Abigail Dominguez

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              Annabelle Williams

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              Be a Champ Camp
              Chandler High FFA (Future Farmers of America) students attended the famous "Be A Champ Camp," which is a livestock camp to learn how to prep your livestock for showmanship and market shows. Jayda Schmerfeld, Raynele Harrington, and Adriana Erwin attended with their lambs. Jayda won the award for the Outstanding Camper, Most Improved. Adriana Erwin won a scholarship for the Be A Champ Camp in Oklahoma this summer. Annabelle Williams attended the Cattle section and learned how to clip her cattles hair for shows. PHOTO ALBUM: Be a Champ Camp
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              Donation to Greenhouse and Wood Shop
              PHOTO ALBUM: Donations from Lowe's for our greenhouse and wood shop
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              Dylan Strickland

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              One Act Play Champions
              Hamilton Theatre took 1st place in the Arizona State One Act Play Competition this past weekend (Nov 20-21), which means the troupe will also represent Arizona in the International Festival this summer. Hamilton Theatre also received the Silver Honor Troupe Award, 3rd Place in Rigging (quite a win for our new Tech teacher, Jack Pieza, considering we don't have a rigging system on campus), and all three of our senior auditioners received multiple offers and scholarships from a variety of schools from across the country.
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              Dia de los Muertos

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              Chili Cookoff and Chopped Challenge

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              Lead4Change Certified School
              For the fourth year in a row, Basha High (FCCLA Early Childhood) was recognized as a Lead4Change Certified School. Lead4Change is a student leadership program that gives students opportunities to learn outside the classroom by connecting with their community and putting their leadership skills into action through project management, decision-making and teamwork while competing in the Lead4Change Challenge. Basha High was one of only 23 schools across the nation recognized as a consecutive award winner.
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              Chandler FFA at Nationals

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              FFA Conduct of Meetings

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              Maya Schmerfeld

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              Elery Martin

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              SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference
              Perry High's graphic design chapter of SkillsUSA has been busy these past two weeks. During the Homecoming Carnival, students ran a booth with a balloon pop game and had prizes that they created in class. They also sold some of the products they had made with their designs like socks, tee shirts, coffee cups and stickers. On October 26, eleven students along with Caryn Butler and Rob Lange attended the Arizona SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference held at the Phoenix Convention. Students got to hear a great motivational keynote speaker and then participated in a variety of workshops geared towards workplace skills. Then students, staff and parents did a community service activity at Feed My Starving Children. They packed 22 boxes of food which amounts to 4,752 meals for kids around the world.
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              Perry High Culinary Team
              Perry High culinary team Esai Raya, Luke Mosley, Jaylene Cid, Sammy Waz, and Zeke Smith participated in the Harvest Moon Fundraiser providing scholarships for high school culinary students. The event took place at Tarbell's restaurant in Scottsdale on October 20. Perry Culinary was paired with Chef J. Perry and Perry land and cattle, so it was the trifecta! They served Beef Barbacoa Sopes with a citrus slaw and avocado creama. They also received an autographed book and photo op with Chopped Challenge judge, Scott Conant.
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              Chandler FFA Lamb Auction

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              Arthur Argueta

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              FFA Conduct of Meeting Team

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              Parliamentary Procedure Team
              The Chandler High FFA (Future Farmers of America) Parliamentary Procedure Team placed 2nd at the 2021 Arizona FFA State Leadership Conference. We had an impressive showing of Leadership Development Events with a prepared public speaker (Abigail Dominguez presented a speech on Algorithms on social media and the effects on the agriculture industry), Extemporaneous Public Speaking contestant (Jayden Miller spoke on the importance of Agricultural Literacy) , and two FFA Creed Speakers. Hailey Hutchison won the Creed Speaking contest and will go to Nationals.
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              Silver Star Chapter

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              Maya Schmerfeld

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              FFA State Degree Winners

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              FFA State Scholarship Winners

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              Parker Hall and Spencer Hahn

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              Jade Sund

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              Kristiana Corona
              Hamilton Theatre Department, in conjunction with Hamilton Choir and Dance, received many honors at the Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards including Kristiana Corona (pictured) winning Best Female Lead for our production of Freaky Friday the Musical! Kristiana will move on to represent Arizona this summer for the national competition in New York City, known as The Jimmy Awards. We also received these additional honors:
              • Finalist Best Hair and Makeup - Jessica Wastchak
              • Finalist Best Sets and Props
              • Finalist Best Costumes
              • Finalist Best Sound
              • Finalist Best Supporting Female - Alina Pierzga
              • Finalist Best Vocalist - Jessica Wastchak
              • Finalist Best Ensemble Dance
              • Finalist Best Musical
              Hamilton Theatre was the state finalist in FOUR Stagecraft CTE categories this year!

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              Kenna Darst
              Congratulations to Kenna Darst of the Hamilton Class of 2021 who earned The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is based on a core set of competency standards, which guide early care professionals as they work toward becoming qualified teachers of young children. The CDA is a credible and valid credential, recognized by the profession as a vital part of professional development. Kenna will be attending Northern Arizona University to pursue a degree in Elementary Education and hopes to become a kindergarten teacher.
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              Erin McCray
              Congratulations to Erin McCray of the Hamilton Class of 2021 who earned The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is based on a core set of competency standards, which guide early care professionals as they work toward becoming qualified teachers of young children. The CDA is a credible and valid credential, recognized by the profession as a vital part of professional development. Erin will be attending the University of Arizona as a biology/pre-medicine major.
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              Lords of the Bunker

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              Cami Gregory

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              Tax Evasion Samurai

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              Jake Spector

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              Arizona Department of Education website: Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency
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