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Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007899 Chandler HighTurkey Donation - (2019-2020)  Modazz and the Chandler High Dance Department donated $750.00 in turkeys to the Chandler CARE Center for the holidays. The students and their dance teacher, Mrs. Kathie Buren, have been donating to the CARE center for nearly 30 years and have donated close to $13,000 in turkeys since 1991! Way to go!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007900 Chandler HighCanned Food Drive - (2019-2020)  Several Chandler High students helped distribute food and other items to 350 Chandler families for the Chandler Care Center. Chandler CARE Center Donations Photo Album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007898 Chandler HighBeautiful Madness Concert - (2019-2020)  Chandler High Modazz, Advanced, and Improv dancers performed beautifully in the the Beautiful Madness Concert, featuring 16 pieces of student-choreographed work. Beautiful Madness Concert Photo Album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Patterson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007906 Patterson ElementaryClean Classroom Award - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Beth Hough's students, winners of the Clean Classroom Award for doing a great job keeping their classroom neat and tidy.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Patterson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007907 Patterson ElementaryPawsitively Clean Classroom Trophy - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Barbara Hahn's 4th graders, winners of the Pawsitively Clean Classroom Trophy for cleaning up their classroom this week.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A007902 Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty CampusMolly Garrison - (2019-2020)  First grade Dual Language Immersion teacher Molly Garrison fought the rain during afterschool duty... and she won.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Knox Gifted Academy Website Report a Problem with Item A007904 Knox Gifted AcademyChandler CARE Center Donations - (2019-2020)  Our Knox Gifted Academy community came together and was able to collect and donate 1,550 items to Chandler CARE Center to help families celebrate Thanksgiving and beyond. Since the goal was reached, every student will get a lollipop! Thank you to everyone who donated.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Patterson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007905 Patterson ElementaryAED - (2019-2020)  Thank you to Brayden's Buddies who donated an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to our school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Ryan Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007908 Ryan ElementaryWall of Remembrance - (2019-2020)  Ryan Elementary 5th grade classes held a Wall of Remembrance and Gratitude Day for Veterans on Nov 12th. Wall of Remembrance and Gratitude Photo Album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Ryan Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007909 Ryan ElementaryGavin - (2019-2020)  6th grade student Gavin T. competed in the Proof is in the Pudding Contest at the Mesa Arts Center.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Online Academy Website Report a Problem with Item A007901 Chandler Online AcademyLuke Linder - (2019-2020)  Chandler Online Academy student Luke Linder signed with University of Notre Dame for fencing.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Hamilton High Website Report a Problem with Item A007903 Hamilton HighAdelina Cetaj - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Adelina Cetaj who won the state playwriting competition in November. She had her play directed by a professional director and performed for the 90 other schools present at the competition. In addition, Hamilton Theatre seniors Raven Harris, Reily Neimyer, and Xavier Valdez auditioned and received offers from colleges and universities across the nation.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Andersen Junior High Website Report a Problem with Item A007885 Andersen Junior HighFuture Jags - (2019-2020)  Andersen Junior High students in Amy Whiteley's class visited the "Future Jags" at Andersen Elementary to share their love of reading.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007881 Basha ElementaryDebbie Fast - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Debbie Fast of Basha Elementary who earned her National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) status for the second time. Thirty-eight teachers in CUSD have the NBCT status, and only three percent of certified K-12 teachers teaching in the United States have voluntarily worked towards and ultimately earned the rank of the NBCT title.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Basha High Website Report a Problem with Item A007876 Basha HighState Volleyball Champs - (2019-2020)  Basha High won the 6A girls volleyball state championship in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Bears came from behind to defeat Perry High 14-25, 21-25, 32-30, 25-23, 15-10 to win their first-ever title. Congratulations to both teams on an incredible season!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Casteel High Website Report a Problem with Item A007880 Casteel HighSylvia Grace - (2019-2020)  Sylvia Grace, Career and Technical Education teacher from Casteel High School, received the highest honor given to Project Lead the Way teachers, "PLTW Outstanding Teacher," at the Project Lead The Way national conference in San Antonio. Project Lead the Way recognized Sylvia in front of hundreds of attendees, including teachers from across the United States.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Casteel High Website Report a Problem with Item A007888 Casteel HighSweet Rolls - (2019-2020)  Casteel High students made 3,660 "sweet rolls" and delivered them to various veterans organizations around the valley.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Casteel High Website Report a Problem with Item A007890 Casteel HighWalk with a Doc - (2019-2020)  Fifteen Casteel High student volunteers assisted the Sun Lakes Rotary Club with their Walk with a Doc initiative. While members of the Sun Lakes Community walk at their own pace, they have the opportunity to choose from one of three walks with varying lengths on flat ground and to have questions answered by local physicians. Students assisted with registrations and participated in walking with Sun Lakes Residents and engaging in conversation along with encouragement. In addition, the Hamilton and Casteel Interact clubs assisted with the annual Sun Lakes Rotary Breakfast, which helps raise funds for the Sun Lakes Rotary club and all of their initiatives.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007892 Chandler HighChoir Concert - (2019-2020)  Chandler High School's "Step Up" choir concert, under the direction of Lori Lyford, with neighboring junior high and elementary schools (Andersen Junior High, Willis Junior High, Andersen Elementary, Conley Elementary, CTA Goodman, CTA Liberty, Hartford, Knox Gifted Academy, Sanborn Elementary, and San Marcos Elementary) was a wonderful experience for all the students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007866 Chandler HighAmy Andrews - (2019-2020)  Chandler High science teacher Amy Andrews was named the Phoenix Suns NAU Educator of the Month and was recognized at a Suns game. Christian Harvey had this to say about his Human Bio Teacher in the nomination: "Ms. Andrews is a great role model. She wants all of her students to do well and makes sure they're consistent with their work and their grades are up to par."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007867 Chandler HighSigning Day - (2019-2020)  Twelve student-athletes signed NCAA Letters of Intent to participate in athletics at the collegiate level next year during Chandler High's Fall Athletic Signing Day. Congratulations and good luck to the following: Victoria Mason, Mykah Anderson, Ashlyn Reidhead, Gabriel Garcia, Gunner Garcia, Efrain Manzo, Joseph DiCarlo, Nicole Lunsford, and Cierra Bevilockway.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007868 Chandler HighState Thespian Conference - (2019-2020)  Chandler High's Theatre Troupe attended the two-day Arizona State Thespian Conference in downtown Phoenix featuring a main stage production, dozens of one-act performances, and attend workshops geared toward honing their craft. Students were able to meet and collaborate with students from all over the state. CHS's APAC (Advanced Pantomime and Characterization) students took home a Superior Rating for their One Act titled, "Hammered: A Thor and Loki Play," one of our tech teams came home with 2nd place in one of the Tech Challenges, and 2 of our seniors took home 2 of 6 available scholarships. Nainoa Aguano won a $1,500 scholarship for his monologue/song audition, and Theo McEntire won a $1,500 scholarship for an essay he wrote about why he wants to be a theatre teacher. Additionally, EJ Newton, along with Nainoa Aguano and Theo McEntire, auditioned for college scholarships and were called back by several colleges who are interested in having them attend their schools.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007869 Chandler HighCHS Dance Club - (2019-2020)  The Chandler High Dance Club performed at the City of Chandler's Woofstock Festival. The students did a great job, and many family members came with their furry friends to support our students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A007870 Chandler HighClothes Cabin - (2019-2020)  Chandler High School National Honor Society collected clothes for the Clothes Cabin, a Gilbert nonprofit that provides clothing and household linens to people in need.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A007872 Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence CampusTurkey Trot - (2019-2020)  The CTA Independence National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) and student council sponsored our 2nd annual Turkey Trot. Frozen turkeys were donated to the Chandler Care Center during this event. Students, their families, and many staff members came out and walked a mile on a beautiful Saturday morning for a special cause!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District Website Report a Problem with Item A007883 Chandler Unified School DistrictDebbie Fast and Kristine McGettigan - (2019-2020)  Debbie Fast of Basha Elementary (pictured left) and Kristine McGettigan (pictured right) of Hamilton High earned their National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) status for the second time. Thirty-eight teachers in CUSD have the NBCT status, and only three percent of certified K-12 teachers teaching in the United States have voluntarily worked towards and ultimately earned the rank of the NBCT title.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Conley Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007886 Conley ElementaryDesert Cove Nursing Home - (2019-2020)  Conley Elementary students in Ronald Squillace's class visited Desert Cove Nursing Home. The students read stories and did a craft with patients. It was a great opportunity for students to do something positive.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Fulton Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007891 Fulton ElementaryVex Robotics - (2019-2020)  Fulton Vex Robotics is kicking off the season with a bang. In the first tournament of the season, judges called for a tiebreaker for "Teamwork Champions" and team 4750C was in it. The stress was off the charts but they handled it with grace. They came in second but only missed it by two points. Team G came in third while team A took fourth place in the tournament. Additionally, team B won the Judges Award. That is a first for Fulton.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Galveston Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007873 Galveston ElementarySecond Grade Data Night - (2019-2020)  The Family Engagement Team at Galveston Elementary School, held a Movin' On Up Data Night for all families of second graders. Twenty-three enthusiastic families learned and practiced a reading fluency strategy. This reading fluency skill equips families with a research-based strategy with which to assist their child to become a better reader. Childcare was provided, the families became eager, engaged learners, and several left with fun raffle prizes! Families committed to help their child reach a goal set by their family. They left Data Night equipped with support, materials and a better understanding of how to help their child be successful.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Hamilton High Website Report a Problem with Item A007882 Hamilton HighKristine McGettigan - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Kristine McGettigan of Hamilton High who earned her National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) status for the second time. Thirty-eight teachers in CUSD have the NBCT status, and only three percent of certified K-12 teachers teaching in the United States have voluntarily worked towards and ultimately earned the rank of the NBCT title.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Knox Gifted Academy Website Report a Problem with Item A007874 Knox Gifted Academy - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Knox Gifted Academy third grader Puranjay Madupu who took 1st place in the Math League Competition and pushed Knox into 4th place.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Payne Junior High Website Report a Problem with Item A007887 Payne Junior HighPhoenix Childrens Hospital - (2019-2020)  Payne Junior High seventh graders Hannah Johnson, Alyssa Kuraoka, Sahasra Malepati, and Sabra Sanders made 425 friendship bracelets and took them to Phoenix Children's Hospital over Veterans Day weekend to let the patients there know they had friends thinking of them, even if they've never met.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Perry High Website Report a Problem with Item A007879 Perry HighState Runners Up - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Perry High girls volleyball on an incredible season, runners up after a dramatic contest with Basha High for the 6A girls volleyball state championship on Wednesday, Nov. 13.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Tarwater Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007875 Tarwater ElementaryHermanas Event - (2019-2020)  Thirteen Tarwater Elementary sixth grade girls participated in the Hermanas Event held at Chandler-Gilbert Community college and hosted by Intel. The students participated in various activities to inspire them to go to college and consider a future career in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math). One sixth grader ended the event saying, "I want to go to college. I felt like I was sitting in a college class."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Willis Junior High Website Report a Problem with Item A007884 Willis Junior HighShowcase - (2019-2020)  Willis Junior High School hosted its annual showcase on November 7. There were displays of student work, hands-on activities for kids, live music, games, and much more. There was a tremendous community turnout and they were happy to host families from all feeder schools.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Willis Junior High Website Report a Problem with Item A007889 Willis Junior HighWillis Jazz Band - (2019-2020)  Willis Jazz Band was selected to perform at this year's Arizona Music Educators Conference in Mesa, Arizona during the weekend of January 31, 2020. In addition to performing, the Willis Band has been selected to present a clinic to state educators on: "What it Takes to Build a Successful Jazz Program." They will then perform for the music educators as an Honorary Ensemble representing the best of the state.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District Website Report a Problem with Item A007894 Chandler Unified School DistrictTop 100 Businesses - (2019-2020)  Chandler Unified School District was ranked #2 in the 2019 100 Top City of Chandler Based Companies. Excerpt from Chandler Chamber Board Chair Lori Gallegos: "The 2019 edition of The Chandler 100 [...] recognizes the top companies in Chandler. Within these pages you'll find the businesses that inspire, innovate and as community stakeholders, lead us to a vibrant economy while strengthening Chandler's business impact." 2019 Chandler Chamber of Commerce: Chandler 100 Top Businesses booklet (PDF) 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Weinberg Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007862 Weinberg ElementaryPayton Kornos - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Weinberg second grader Payton Kornos from Mrs. Cami Smith's class who was named an October 2019 Gilbert Town Council Student Citizenship honoree!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Casteel High Website Report a Problem with Item A007896 Casteel HighTop Lacrosse Athletes - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to lacrosse player Rylee Dockery (Casteel junior) who along with Kateri Hernandez (Hamilton senior), Reese Mastellon (Hamilton junior), and Gabriella Valadez (Perry junior) were chosen by the Women's National Lacrosse Team to represent Team Arizona and will be traveling to the President's Cup in West Palm Beach, Florida in November. The CUSD girls were selected based on skill, athleticism, and leadership and will join other lacrosse players from the state to compete on the national stage. This is the highest division in Arizona for girl's lacrosse, and we are thrilled to cheer them on! Pictured top, from left to right: Reese Mastellon, Kateri Hernandez, Rylee Dockery. Bottom: Gabriella Valadez.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A007871 Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom CampusKindness Club - (2019-2020)  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.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District Website Report a Problem with Item A007860 Chandler Unified School DistrictTop Lacrosse Athletes - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to these four outstanding CUSD high school lacrosse players Kateri Hernandez (Hamilton senior), Reese Mastellon (Hamilton junior), Rylee Dockery (Casteel junior), and Gabriella Valadez (Perry junior). They were chosen by the Women's National Lacrosse Team to represent Team Arizona and will be traveling to the President's Cup in West Palm Beach, Florida in November. The CUSD girls were selected based on skill, athleticism, and leadership and will join other lacrosse players from the state to compete on the national stage. This is the highest division in Arizona for girl's lacrosse, and we are thrilled to cheer them on! Pictured top, from left to right: Reese Mastellon, Kateri Hernandez, Rylee Dockery. Bottom: Gabriella Valadez.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District Website Report a Problem with Item A007865 Chandler Unified School District - (2019-2020)  The Arizona Department of Education released results of the recently completed Post School Outcome Survey of 2018 graduates, in which students who exit high school are contacted and administered a 14-question survey designed to capture student engagement in post-secondary education/training or employment. The results show that 87% of students with disabilities who graduated from CUSD high schools in 2018 were engaged in their Post Secondary Outcomes, meaning they were either attending college, trade school, military, working or combination of school and work. CUSD continues to improve outcomes for students with disabilities as our collaborations with outside agencies/schools foster independence in taking the next step once they graduate from high school. Thank you to CUSD transition specialists Sandy Craghead (Basha High), Shiela Popovich (Hamilton High), Beth Curry (Perry High) and Carol Howe (Chandler High) for their dedication and efforts. Arizona Department of Education: Post School Outcomes website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Hamilton High Website Report a Problem with Item A007895 Hamilton HighTop Lacrosse Athletes - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to lacrosse players Kateri Hernandez (Hamilton senior) and Reese Mastellon (Hamilton junior), who along with Rylee Dockery (Casteel junior) and Gabriella Valadez (Perry junior) were chosen by the Women's National Lacrosse Team to represent Team Arizona and will be traveling to the President's Cup in West Palm Beach, Florida in November. The CUSD girls were selected based on skill, athleticism, and leadership and will join other lacrosse players from the state to compete on the national stage. This is the highest division in Arizona for girl's lacrosse, and we are thrilled to cheer them on! Pictured top, from left to right: Reese Mastellon, Kateri Hernandez, Rylee Dockery. Bottom: Gabriella Valadez.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Navarrete Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007815 Navarrete ElementaryMillionaire Club Member - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Stella B., Navarrete 2nd grader, who achieved reading one million words -- and is the newest member of the Millionaire Club!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Perry High Website Report a Problem with Item A007897 Perry HighTop Lacrosse Athletes - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to lacrosse player Gabriella Valadez (Perry junior) who along with Rylee Dockery (Casteel junior), Kateri Hernandez (Hamilton senior) and Reese Mastellon (Hamilton junior) were chosen by the Women's National Lacrosse Team to represent Team Arizona and will be traveling to the President's Cup in West Palm Beach, Florida in November. The CUSD girls were selected based on skill, athleticism, and leadership and will join other lacrosse players from the state to compete on the national stage. This is the highest division in Arizona for girl's lacrosse, and we are thrilled to cheer them on! Pictured top, from left to right: Reese Mastellon, Kateri Hernandez, Rylee Dockery. Bottom: Gabriella Valadez.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Patterson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007814 Patterson ElementaryClean Classroom Award - (2019-2020)  Congratulations to Anne Walden's 2nd graders who won the Pawsitively Clean Classroom trophy for cleaning up their classroom this week.  
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Ryan Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007818 Ryan ElementaryBMX Assembly - (2019-2020)  Ryan Elementary hosted a Go Green, Live Clean BMX assembly in November. The message: to live clean, work hard, and follow your dreams! BMX Assembly - Photo Album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit San Marcos Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007819 San Marcos ElementaryCardinals Milk and Cookies Event - (2019-2020)  Media Specialist Jolene Gallup hosted Arizona Cardinals quarterback (and Chandler High alumni) Brett Hundley for an afternoon of reading. Brett Hundley visited San Marcos for a "Cardinals Milk and Cookies" event. Students danced with Big Red, had story time with Brett Hundley, and enjoyed milk and cookies. San Marcos students left with SMILES, high fives and autographed backpacks. Thank you, Arizona Cardinals, for supporting San Marcos students and encouraging the LOVE of reading!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Andersen Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007775 Andersen ElementaryNorthrup Grumman Community Give Back Day - (2019-2020)  Northrop Grumman visited our school on their Community Give Back Day, October 30, volunteering their time to beautify our school! THANK YOU, Northrop Grumman!  
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