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Divider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005864Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Jolade Adebekun, Neil Bhardwaja, Michaela Chen, Alyssa Crawford, Samihan Dani, Jeena Davidson, Dheeti Deliwala, Jonathan Dwiyono, Ruby Gao, Chaelin Jung, Angela Kan, Mindy Long, Aatmik Mallya, Anna McCarson, Shivam Mohite, Jacob Nance, Deirdre Nelsen, Nicholas Ngo, Rohan Nishtala, Emma Pudoka, Gordon Robertson, Sanjana Sarkar, Sonakshi Sharma, Abigail Thornton, Gavin Vogt, Christian Vuand Grace Zhang who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer A World In Motion STEM ProgramVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005788Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) A World In Motion STEM Program is pleased to partner with our 5th grade each Friday to plan, build, and test jet toy balloon cars. Volunteers from GM and ASU are on hand each Friday to assist and mentor our Carlson scientists. A World In Motion Website - SAE International 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005866Basha High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Sophia Mirda, Aarjav Pandya and Alexander Skyriotis who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Travis AndersonVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005857Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) P.E. Teacher of the Year hails from Bogle! Arizona Health and Physical Education named Travis Anderson of Bogle Junior High the 2018 Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year. He will be honored at an awards dinner on October 23rd.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Michelle CapriottiVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005859Casteel High - (2018-2019) Casteel High special education teacher Michelle Capriotti has been selected for a national teaching fellowship from Understood.org. Over the next year, she'll collaborate with teachers across the country to create free tools and resources to support students with dyslexia, ADHD, autism and other learning differences.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005865Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Carleigh Kendall and Christian York who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005868Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Lydia Durrett, Kimberley Mar, Kale McFadden and Isha Paode who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kaipo Magsayo and Jessalynn MaciasVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005823Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kaipo Magsayo and Jessalynn Macias were named 2018 Chandler High School Homecoming King and Queen.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Homecoming 2018Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005824Chandler High - (2018-2019) Homecoming 2018 was a great success! Dave Shapiro was named the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee, and Deneen Rogers and Lyn Stinnett, Class of 1958, were introduced as our Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Lady Wolves Golf TeamVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005825Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Lady Wolves Golf team qualified for the Division I Golf State Championship in Tucson on Oct. 29-30.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ty Templeton, CHS SeniorVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005826Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ty Templeton, CHS Senior, qualified as an individual for the Division I Golf State Championship in Tucson on Oct. 29-30.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Project CUREVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005827Chandler High - (2018-2019) IB (International Baccalaureate) students volunteered at Project C.U.R.E. in Tempe. They enjoyed the opportunity to learn about how this organization works to provide much-needed medical supplies around the world. Project C.U.R.E. website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kathleen FerriVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005862Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Kathleen Ferri, K-3 ED teacher at CTA Humphrey, who was selected as a KNIX Teacher of the Month.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Frank HendricsenVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005860Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Principal Dr. Frank Hendricesen was recognized at the Capitol over break for his NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals) National Distinguished Principal status.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Letter Grades AnnouncedVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005858Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Arizona school letter grades were announced over fall break. Chandler Schools received 26 A's, 12 B's and 4 C's. Notably, Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman, Tarwater Elementary and Weinberg Elementary jumped from a C to an A. Overall, 20 schools improved their letter grade from last year. Congratulations, students and staff!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Meg GianeselloVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005855Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Meg Gianesello, retired CUSD Executive Director of Educational Programs, was named by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) as the 2018 ACTE Region V Administrator of the Year. This award recognizes administrative CTE professionals at the school, district, county, state or federal level who have demonstrated leadership in ensuring teacher and student success and have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and effective career and technical education programs. Meg retired in May of this year. ACTE Announces Arizona Retired Executive Director of Educational Programs as National Award Finalist 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Merit Scholarship SemifinalistsVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005856Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) CUSD had 42 National Merit semifinalists. We wish them luck in becoming National Merit Scholars. They are among 16,000 semifinalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students. In May, 7,500 finalists will be chosen to win the scholarship. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock Text SurgeryVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005861Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock's sixth graders in Hannah Burkardt's reading class became "doctors" for a day during text feature surgery. Luckily, every surgical team was successful! (Future doctors of America in training!)  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona Diamondbacks and students of Hull ElementaryVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005806Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) The Arizona Diamondbacks presented students at Hull with a Buddy Bench. Thank you, Diamondbacks!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Knox National Blue Ribbon Award WinnerVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005854Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Knox Gifted Academy was one of 349 schools nationwide (one of only 5 schools in Arizona) to be recognized as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School. A group from the school will travel to Washington, D.C. in November to be honored at the Capitol. National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Awards website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer PHS Cheer at United Food BankVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005863Perry High - (2018-2019) The Perry High freshman cheer team provided community service at United Food Bank on the last day of fall break.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005867Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Grant Williams, Casey Kim, Michael Jones and Marcus Behling who have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Enoch Follett 4th Grader in Ms. Agostini's classVisit Riggs Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005822Riggs Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Enoch Follett, 4th Grader in Ms. Agostini's class, Gilbert Citizen of the Month for October 2018.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer San Marcos Bears with PERFECT attendance in Quarter 1Visit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005828San Marcos Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to San Marcos Bears with PERFECT attendance in Quarter 1. Our San Marcos Perfect Attendance students celebrated their achievement with Bahama Bucks and a dance party!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kenzie Murphy (choir), Elyssa Travis (french horn), Grace Wodarcyk (violin) and Rose Wodarcyk (viola)Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005797Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Four Hamilton High students were selected to participate in the AMEA (Arizona Music Educators Association) All-State Festival for all four years of high school. This tremendous honor was accomplished by Kenzie Murphy (choir), Elyssa Travis (french horn), Grace Wodarcyk (violin) and Rose Wodarcyk (viola). All four of these young ladies have gone on to major in music (performance or education) in their respective colleges or universities.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Reegan Ankenbauer, Jacob Tobias, and Ari GuzekVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005807Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Reegan Ankenbauer, Jacob Tobias, and Ari Guzek, Week Without Violence Peace Poster Poetry Contest winners.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 4th Grade Bologna student Andrea Castro learning about saving water by participating in a magic trickVisit Bologna Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005763Bologna Elementary - (2018-2019) Our students enjoyed a visit from Gary the Hiker and his Desert Friends. They used magic to teach us about the water cycle and how to save water by changing some of our habits. We also learned about how to be responsible hikers, ground water, the water shed, and water purification.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kameron Dawson, Andres Gonzalez-Bonillas, Alexis Correa, Omar Vargas, and Kale McFaddenVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005779Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kameron Dawson, Andres Gonzalez-Bonillas, Alexis Correa, Omar Vargas, and Kale McFadden scored in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in our region and have been accepted into the National Hispanic Recognition Program.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kayla KingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005780Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kayla King, CHS Freshman, has been named to the Chandler Center for the Arts Youth Advisory Council! As part of the council, Kayla will focus on Arts Appreciation, Community Service and Leadership Skills in order to become an advocate for the arts and a well-rounded community leader.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Wolf Pack Marching BandVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005781Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Wolf Pack Marching Band won 1st place for Division II at the Mountain Ridge Arizona Marching Band Association (AzMBA) Festival as well as the Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) Invitational at Williams Field High School. They won Special Caption Awards in General Effect, Music, Visual, and Percussion.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS ChoirsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005782Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High Choirs took the Chandler Center for the Arts main stage as part of the Barbershop Go for the Gold Extravaganza with the Scottsdale Chorus.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 8th Grade Flag FootballVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005764Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High 8th Grade Flag Football, 2018-2019 East Valley Champions!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 8th Grade Girls VolleyballVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005765Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High 8th Grade Girls Volleyball, the 2018-2019 East Valley Champions!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 7th Grade BaseballVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005766Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High 7th Grade Baseball, the 2018-2019 East Valley Champions!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Elementary First GradeVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005820Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg first grade students performed songs about bedtime in a special musical performance arranged by Mrs. Douglas, first grade teacher, and Ms. Kenney, our music teacher.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Elementary students and PTOVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005821Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary students participated in their Bubble Fun Run, a fund-raising effort organized by our fabulous PTO. Weinberg students raised almost $39,000! The money raised will be used for purchasing Computers on Wheels (COWS) and picnic tables for our courtyards.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg 5th and 6th Grade Students, CUSD Food ServicesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005819Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg's P.E. teacher, Tania Hermreck, coordinated nutrition lessons presented by CUSD Food Services for our 5th and 6th grade students. The classes learned about healthy eating and the 5-A-Day of Fruits and Vegetables plan.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kindergarten studentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005799Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford kindergartners had fun coding with their Ozobots.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Western picnicVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005800Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) The Hartford Huskies had fun at their annual western picnic.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mayor Tibshraeby's listening tourVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005801Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford was honored to host the last of Mayor Tibshraeby's listening tours.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Guitar clubVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005802Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Nguyen will be starting a guitar club this year for our students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. RabaraVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005803Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford loves having Mrs. Rabara as our reading coach. She helps students and teachers.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hartford studentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005804Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Many Hartford students were adopted by outside donors to receive a free Scholastic book each month.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Student CouncilVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005787Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) 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.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005796Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Daniel Obarski for his school record 54 yard field goal. AzPreps365: Hamilton's Obarski shines in his senior season 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Speech and DebateVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005795Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton Speech and Debate is an interscholastic competitive club. Speech involves presentations by one or two that are judged against similar styles of presentations by others in rounds of competition. Debate involves an individual or team of debaters presenting arguments to convince a judge that their side of a resolution is more valid. Hamilton hosted a tournament for novices (those with no prior experience in Speech and Debate) on September 22, and we had a stunning turn out of about 170 student competitors, as well as nearly 200 parents volunteering and judging!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Emelia Block, 6th grade teacherVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005814Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Not only is Ms. Block a sensational sixth grade teacher at Tarwater, she is also a member of the Young Professionals Council. YPC is a governing and working council that helps to facilitate opportunities for young professionals to network and develop leadership skills. Ms Block also works closely with the Cancer Support Community of Arizona. Thank you, Emelia, for caring about our community! You are an outstanding Tarwater Toro.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 7th grade girls volleyball teamVisit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005833Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to the Payne Junior High 7th grade girls volleyball team who won the East Valley Conference (EVC) 2018 championship!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Miss Thomas's 5th Grade ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005818Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) To finish the quarter strong, Miss Thomas' class created board games that were tied to their book study of Frindle and in support of their lessons in ratios. The games created were then played on a game day earned through Fun Run fundraising efforts.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005761Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. National Merit Semifinalists are designated on a state representational basis, contingent on the total number of entrants and in proportion to each state's percentage of the nation's high school graduating seniors. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students. We are very excited to announce that ACP has two National Merit Semifinalists! Congratulations to seniors Susan Martin and Michael Hawkins on being named. National Merit ® Scholarship Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chelsea SneskoVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel teacher Chelsea Snesko who was recognized as one of the top three Best High School Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
  • Best High School Teacher: (Second place: Chelsea Snesko, Casteel.
The Choice is Yours: Casteel High! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Paula JonesVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel teacher Paula Jones who was recognized as one of the top three Best High School Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
  • Best High School Teacher: Third Place: Paula Jones, Casteel.
The Choice is Yours: Casteel High! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Isabella Adkins, John Funicello, Emily Gross, Emily Smith, Tressa Stevenson, Riley Whitt-Collins, and Emma WillesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005775Chandler High - (2018-2019) Isabella Adkins, John Funicello, Emily Gross, Emily Smith, Tressa Stevenson, Riley Whitt-Collins, and Emma Willes have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Program.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Andrea Lee-Cruz, CHS AP 2-D Design studentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005776Chandler High - (2018-2019) Andrea Lee-Cruz, CHS AP 2-D Design student, has been selected to the Chandler Center for the Arts Youth Advisory Council.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS Drama DepartmentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005777Chandler High - (2018-2019) The CHS Drama Department performed Alice this fall and did an exceptional job.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Lady Wolves Golf TeamVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005778Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Lady Wolves Golf Team took 3rd place out of 12 teams at the 2018 Higley Golf Classic. Senior Annika Lagos shot a 74.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Grace Alvarado - PE teacherVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005789Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) Our very own P.E. teacher, Grace Alvarado, was recognized as a top teacher by the American Heart Association! She was honored at the CUSD Governing Board Meeting in September for raising $111,146 during Jump Rope for Heart!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Goodman Ping Pong TournamentVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005847Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Goodman recently held a ping pong tournament. After the physical education lesson of playground games, students in grades 4-6 competed in the tournament during lunch.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer GardenVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005850Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) On a recent Saturday, CTA Goodman third grade students, families, and their teachers came armed with garden tools to help prepare the soil for fall planting. It took 45 minutes to weed, turn, add nutrients to, and level the soil. Many hands make light work. The students are very excited about this STEM project which compares and contrasts results from the outdoor garden with the hydroponic classroom gardens.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jennifer PearceVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to CTA Independence first grade teacher Jennifer Pearce who was recognized in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
  • Best Elementary School Teacher: CTA-Independence, Jennifer Pearce, First Grade Teacher.
The Choice is Yours: CTA Independence! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mexican Independence DayVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005848Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Liberty staff and students celebrated Mexican Independence Day with poem recitations about the Mexican flag, dancing La Raspa and playing a game called El Citron. Students had cake as a sweet treat after lunch.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CUSD Brings Home Four EmmysVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005844Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Unified School District's Chandler Education Television and Community Relations program won four Rocky Mountain Emmy awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the video "Battle for Arizona Avenue" and the CUSD commercial "CUSD Storybook."
  • Interstitial: "The Battle for Arizona Avenue," Gabriel Contreras, Producer; Earnest Robinson, Producer.
  • Editor - Short Form: "CUSD Storybook," Gabriel Contreras, Editor.
  • Graphic Arts - Graphics/Animation: "CUSD Storybook," Nicole Richardson, Animator; Gabriel Contreras, Animator.
  • Writer - Program (Non-News): "The Battle for Arizona Avenue," Gabriel Contreras, Writer; Earnest Robinson, Writer.
In addition they were nominated in the categories for Commercial - Single Spot and Director - Short Form for "CUSD Storybook." CUSD was the only K-12 district competing for an Emmy in an arena dominated by commercial television news and Public Broadcasting media.
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler."Visit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Unified was lauded with the following recognitions in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler."
  • Best Public School District: Chandler Unified School District
  • Best Place to Work: Chandler Unified School District
  • Best Elementary School Teacher: CTA-Independence, Jennifer Pearce, First Grade Teacher. (Second place: Megan Maxwell, Haley; Third Place: Maria AguirreAcedo, Hartford Sylvia Encinas)
  • Best High School Teacher: Hamilton High School, Manny Palomarez. (Second place: Chelsea Snesko, Casteel; Third Place: Paula Jones, Casteel)
  • Best Mascot: Hamilton Huskies (Second place: Chandler Wolves; Third Place: Basha Bears)
Chandler Unified School District: The Choice is Yours! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Megan MaxwellVisit Haley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Haley Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Haley teacher Megan Maxwell who was recognized as one of the top three Best Elementary Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
  • Best Elementary School Teacher: Second place: Megan Maxwell, Haley Elementary.
The Choice is Yours: Haley Elementary! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hamilton teacher Manny Palomarez who was recognized in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
  • Best High School Teacher: Hamilton High School, Manny Palomarez.
The Choice is Yours: Hamilton High! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Maria Aguirre-AcedoVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005846Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hartford teacher Maria Aguirre-Acedo who was recognized as one of the top three Best Elementary Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
  • Best Elementary School Teacher: Third Place: Maria Aguirre-Acedo, Hartford Sylvia Encinas.
The Choice is Yours: Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Space Explorers ClubVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005849Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Jacobson Elementary students learned about the Earth's atmosphere, then designed a parachute using various materials and launched them during Space Explorers Club. Jacobson Space Explorers Club 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Math SurgeryVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005851Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Third graders at Jacobson Elementary performed surgery on arrays to better understand the distributive property of multiplication.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer VolunteersVisit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005852Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Payne Junior High students volunteer at Carlson Elementary every Tuesday morning to tutor students in grades 3-6.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005845Perry High - (2018-2019) In a ceremony on Saturday, September 22nd, Perry High School students Dylan Johnson, Hunter Thompson and Cooper Richter were recognized by the the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the Rocky Mountain Emmy student production awards with an Emmy in High School Long Form: Nonfiction for their work on "The Final Inning" documentary. Congratulations!

Video: The Final Inning 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mariah MontoyaVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005811Perry High - (2018-2019) Perry High student Mariah Montoya is a talented photographer in Renee Clancy's CTE Digital Photo II class. Her work was recently featured on the cover of American Lifestyle Magazine!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Tech ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005853Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary students in Nasreen Wahid's technology class had a great time opening and seeing what the inside of computer looks like. Learning is so much more fun and meaningful when students can collaborate, experiment, test and examine things.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Cultural Fair Committee, teachers and staffVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005790Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Independence staff, students and families celebrated their 3rd Annual Cultural Fair by enjoying student performances, viewing decorated hallways that displayed student work and research about various countries around the world, and building community as families enjoyed dinner together with many food truck options available. An amazing night for our community!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Haley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005792Haley Elementary - (2018-2019) Haley Elementary recently partnered with Youth Frontiers to faciliate a Kindness Retreat. Click below to read a heartfelt parent letter submitted to the Kindness Retreat website about our school. How the Kindness Retreat Changed my Son's Life at School 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Pingel's kindergarten classVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005815Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Mathew enjoyed a picnic lunch with Ms. Pingel's kindergarten class. The class earned this by raising money for the annual Fun Run fundraiser. There are many more classes that will be eating with Mrs. Mathew, and she is so looking forward to the very interesting conversations with the students. Weinberg staff is very thankful for the community's help in raising funds for our school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Talk Like a Pirate DayVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005816Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Shiver me timbers! Wednesday, September 19th was National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Kindergarten students from Mrs. Perea's class learned how to read a map to find hidden treasure found at Weinberg. The kindergarten team and other staff members really got into the spirit of things. Pirate teachers "aargh" great!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Patriot's DayVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005817Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) On Tuesday, September 11th, Weinberg students gathered at the flagpole to pay tribute to the 3,000 lives that were lost in the 9/11 attacks and to honor our first responders and the men and women who have dedicated their lives in the service of our country. Student Council president, Ella Tait, gave a very meaningful speech and shared the sacrifices that were made that day for the love of country.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005762Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Comment submitted: "Mrs. Tami Kaiser is an excellent teacher who truly goes above and beyond for each of her students!"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005794Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Sophia Donnell, one of our Hamilton High's theatre students, won an ariZoni Award (local Toni Award) for Best Female Lead in a Musical.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Representative Weninger participating in Take Your Legislator to SchoolVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005798Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) The staff at Hancock Elementary School would like to thank Representative Weninger for participating in Take Your Legislator to School on Monday, September 17th 2018. Representative Weninger visited several classrooms. He hosted a mock House committee meeting with students in Mrs. Villaorduna's 6th grade class, read Career Day aloud to Mrs. Lopez's Kindergarten class and talked with students about their future plans. Student council's favorite question for Representative Weninger was, "What's the weirdest law you've heard of in Arizona?"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kiera GibbonsVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005810Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Kiera Gibbons who was named the Reserve National Champion - Hunter Pleasure at the Arabian Youth Nationals in Oklahoma City, July 2018. Arabian Horses - Youth Nationals 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Basha High AirForce Junior ROTCVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005837Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High AirForce Junior ROTC participated in the Sunbird Golf parade to commemorate Patriot Day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Basha Football Players reading to KindergartnersVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005841Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High football players recently read to kindergartners at Patterson Elementary's "Kinder Bear Cub" reading day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Girls Cross CountryVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005772Chandler High - (2018-2019) Girls Cross Country recently took first at the Chandler Invitational and Ojo Rojo Invitational Meets.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ne Che NewtonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005773Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ne Che Newton was named to the Westwood Tournament of Champions All-Tournament Volleyball Team.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Amy Komitzky, CHS English and AVID TeacherVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005770Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Arizona Educational Foundation announced the five Ambassadors for Excellence and five semifinalists of the Arizona Teacher of the Year program Friday. Amy Komitzky Henning, Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID) and English Language Arts Teacher at Chandler High School, was named as a semifinalist. She will be honored during the awards luncheon on October 25 at the Arizona Biltmore.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kale McFadden, Kimberley Mar, Isha Paode, and Lydia DurretVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005771Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kale McFadden, Kimberley Mar, Isha Paode, and Lydia Durrett have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition based off of their 2017 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Each year, About 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in October. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state's senior students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jump Rope for Heart Campaign RecognitionVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005842Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) At the Board meeting on Wednesday, September 12th, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Chandler Unified as the number one district in Arizona and the eighth in the Western States for the Jump Rope for Heart campaign. Additionally, top teachers were recognized: Jennifer Traficano (Tarwater), David Angell (Ryan) and Grace Alvarado (CTA Goodman) on 30 years of service to AHA. They also presented a CPR kit for a high school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jeff FilloonVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005836Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Director of Human Resources Dr. Jeff Filloon was named the Horace Mann Ruler of the Month for September.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Fulton Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005843Fulton Elementary - (2018-2019) Fulton Elementary staff, students and families honored Patriots Day and September 11th, gathering around the flagpole to remember and lifting our voices to show our patriotism and gratitude.

Facebook video: Honoring Patriots Day and September 11th at Fulton Elementary 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Galveston kindergarten teacher Denise CastilloVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005838Galveston Elementary - (2018-2019) Galveston kindergarten teacher Denise Castillo won a $500 Supply My Class APS Teacher Award from Arizona Public Service.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock Space FarmingVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005829Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Sixth graders in Mrs. Villaorduna's class are Space Farming! They are testing whether basil will grow without Earth's soil by growing a plant in a nutrient rich fluid - hydroponically - and with just water. The students used Perlite to stabilize the plants growing with just water as the material is lighter and could more easily be transported to outer space. They will compare their results to the basil they planted in a similar system with potting soil. Students were also challenged to calculate the amount of nutrient solution they needed to add to the water.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Basha Football Players reading to KindergartnersVisit Patterson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005841Patterson Elementary - (2018-2019) Basha High football players recently read to kindergartners at Patterson Elementary's "Kinder Bear Cub" reading day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jump Rope for Heart Campaign RecognitionVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005842Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) At the Board meeting on Wednesday, September 12th, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Chandler Unified as the number one district in Arizona and the eighth in the Western States for the Jump Rope for Heart campaign. Additionally, top teachers were recognized: Jennifer Traficano (Tarwater), David Angell (Ryan) and Grace Alvarado (CTA Goodman) on 30 years of service to AHA. They also presented a CPR kit for a high school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Student CouncilVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005812San Marcos Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you to Chandler High ROTC for working with our Student Council to teach us how to fold the US Flag.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Grandparents Day celebrationVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005839Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Sanborn celebrated their annual Grandparents Day celebration on September 7. Grandparents were treated to a short performance before joining their grandchild in the classroom to participate in a learning activity together. Additionally, they acknowledged 9-11 and had veterans and first responders stand up at the opening ceremony to be recognized.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Mayor TibshraenyVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005831Santan Elementary - (2018-2019) Chandler Mayor Tibshraeny paid a visit to the students in Ms. Logan's 3rd grade class. During his visit, students had the opportunity to ask questions about his career, government and Chandler. Chandler is very fortunate to have such a wonderful mayor!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005834Santan Elementary - (2018-2019) Santan Elementary students won a buddy bench from Arizona Recreation Design. Danica Schroeder's 4th grade class "stars" in the video submission.

Facebook: Santan Elementary Buddy Bench Contest Video Submission 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jump Rope for Heart Campaign RecognitionVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005842Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) At the Board meeting on Wednesday, September 12th, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Chandler Unified as the number one district in Arizona and the eighth in the Western States for the Jump Rope for Heart campaign. Additionally, top teachers were recognized: Jennifer Traficano (Tarwater), David Angell (Ryan) and Grace Alvarado (CTA Goodman) on 30 years of service to AHA. They also presented a CPR kit for a high school.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer DonationsVisit Willis Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005840Willis Junior High - (2018-2019) Principal Jeff Delp arrived to school Monday, September 10th to find thousands of dollars worth of school supplies donated by Redemption Church. Their generosity has been a huge boost for our school's community resource room and will also allow us to support the needs of students at several feeder elementary schools.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005808Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Student comment submitted: "I would love to brag about Mrs. Brown -- how she has encouraged me to keep pushing forward and not to give up!"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005835Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Katie Herzberg who was named an 12 News A+ Teacher for September 2018. 12 News A+ Teacher: Katie Herzberg from Ryan Elementary 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Patriot's Day and school-wide PRIDE assemblyVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005832Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Jacobson commemorated Patriot's Day with a school-wide PRIDE assembly that included a visit from the Hamilton High School JROTC Color Guard. Carson Beck (son of Mrs. Beck, Jacobson's School Counselor) was the commander.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Vinay RamanVisit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005713Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science and the Public announced the top 300 competitors in the eighth annual Broadcom MASTERS -- the nation's premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. ACP Oakland student Vinay Raman (now at Hamilton High) was one of the top 300 Masters. His eighth grade project was titled Effect of Chemical Dispersant Amount on the Difference of Interfacial Tension of Oil. Thirty of the 300 Broadcom MASTERS will be selected as finalists by a nationally ranked panel of scientists, engineers and educators on September 18, after which they will travel to Washington, DC to compete in a four-day STEM competition for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. Finalists will participate in team challenges aimed at demonstrating mastery of 21st Century skills in each of the STEM areas, meet with government officials and showcase their projects for the public on October 20. 2018 Top 300 MASTERS 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora and CTA Freedom 4th GradersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005783Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora, led 4th graders in performances at the Patriot Day assemblies. 4th graders sang two patriotic songs, including our national anthem.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal Abby Druck, 6th graders Addison S. and Mia S.Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005784Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom Principal Abby Druck and 6th graders Addison S. and Mia S. deliver inspirational speeches at the Patriot Day assembly.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Capri H. Gianna O., Sawyer H.Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005785Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Fifth graders Capri H., Gianna O. and Sawyer H. present their poems as preschool audience members look on.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Freedom Falcon Flag RaisersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005786Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) Freedom Falcon Flag Raisers placed flags around campus for Patriot Day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Taylor Aguano, CHS SetterVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005791Chandler High - (2018-2019) Taylor Aguano, CHS Setter, was named to the 2018 House of Payne All-Tournament Volleyball Team.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Coach Shaun AguanoVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005767Chandler High - (2018-2019) Coach Shaun Aguano was named one of MaxPreps Top 10 High School Football Coaches with less than 10 years experience. Aguano, Wolves Head Coach since 2011, has led Chandler to three state championships in the past four years and two year-end bowl games. MaxPreps Website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler Wolves Varsity footballVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005768Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler Wolves Varsity football defeated Faith Lutheran (NV) 35-21 on Saturday in Nevada as part of the Polynesian Football Classic. In addition, Gunner Maldonado was named Offensive MVP.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Holly HoogstraVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005769Chandler High - (2018-2019) Holly Hoogstra, CHS Junior, was in New York this week modeling a designer dress from Janay Deann Designs as part of New York for Fashion Week. Holly is an IB student with a 4.7 GPA and is involved in Yearbook and Academic Decathlon.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Unified School District outperform peers on AzMERIT resultsVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005722Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Unified continues to outperform peers. AzMERIT results show Chandler students scored better than the state average in every grade level and subject area for the fourth straight year! The AzMERIT scores illustrate the hard work and dedication of Chandler Unified students, teachers and leaders.
Chandler Unified students:
  • Outperformed the charter average of students passing the Mathematics test on average by 9 percentage points
  • Outperformed the state average of students passing the English Language Arts test on average by 15 percentage points
  • Outperformed the charter average of students passing the English Language Arts test on average by 6 percentage points
  • Outperformed the state average of students passing the Mathematics test on average by 17 percentage points
  • Since the inception of AzMERIT in 2015, CTA-Freedom has increased their overall proficiency by almost 10% and Weinberg has increased their overall proficiency by 9%
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ben Bousquet of the Perry High CPU ClubVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005809Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Ben Bousquet of the Perry High CPU Club who won 2nd place among high schoolers at the Great AZ Coding Competition.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005793Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Jessica Hogan, Senior English and AVID teacher, was chosen as the first Channel 12 A+ Teacher for the year, and was showcased on their morning show on Wednesday, September 5.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Our Amazing CustodiansVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005805Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations (and THANK YOU!) to our amazing custodians for winning the Clean School Award.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Yuto, winner of best-dressed first grader in the Enchanted Forest Book Fair costume contestVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005751Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Little ones from all over the world come to Jacobson to learn academics as well as social and emotional skills in the public school system. Yuto, from Japan, was the winner for the best-dressed first grader in the Enchanted Forest Book Fair costume contest! Yuto is pictured with Mrs. Hoover, our library teacher (dressed like an elf) and Mrs. Wolf, our principal (dressed like a princess). Everyone was so proud of his wonderful dragon costume! He loved showing everyone how his wings actually flap!  
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ryan Book FairVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005756Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan Elementary parents, students and staff held a successful book fair, putting the equivalent of 2,700 books in our student's hands which will generate approximately 486,000 voluntary reading minutes!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ACP-Erie INVENT TeamVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005712Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) ACP-Erie INVENT team, under the direction of teacher Rachna Nath, is a group of 13 scholars, from sophomores to seniors, who are working on an Innovative idea as a part of a LEMELSON-MIT final grant application. This gives them a chance to qualify to go to MIT and be a part of EUREKAFEST 2019 next June. They have been able to reach out tech companies in the valley, corporations, and community members. They also presented their ideas to Superintendent Camille Casteel, Vice Mayor Rene Lopez and the Director of Economic Development Micah Miranda.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Students and staff slimed Principal Tony SmithVisit Auxier Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005714Auxier Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations, Auxier Elementary staff and families, for meeting our school fundraising goal! Students and staff slimed Principal Tony Smith for meeting the goal.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS World Language DepartmentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005716Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High World Language department sent 30 students to Galveston and Harford Elementary schools to translate for parent teacher conferences. These students connected with their community and demonstrated how language has the power to connect humans!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Courtney KempVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005717Chandler High - (2018-2019) Mrs. Courtney Kemp has been named the Arizona IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools Career Program Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Kemp works tirelessly to promote the IB Career Program, and her enthusiasm helps create a very inclusive, active learning environment. She teaches the core course for IB CP, Personal and Professional Skills, as well as IB Diploma Psychology.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High APAC/Company TheatreVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005718Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Advanced Pantomime and Characterization (APAC)/Company Theatre performed at CUSD elementary schools. They acted out their favorite childhood storybooks promoting a love of reading to K- 3rd graders. Bookends Fall 2019 Stories: Frog and Toad Together, Scooby Doo, Wemberly Worried, Horton Hears a Who, and Where the Wild Things Are.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High's Student CouncilVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005719Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High's Student Council attended last week's Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC) Spirit Conference at Mountain View High School as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for this year's theme Team up for Leadership. StuCo kicked off the year with other Arizona groups and learn new leadership techniques to bring back to CHS.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Third grade STEM Day at CTA HumphreyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005721Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Third grade STEM Day at CTA Humphrey was a success. Students participated in a two-hour simulation doing experiments and making catapults. Pictured: Principal Luke Hickey is catching marshmallows that third graders were launching. If he caught the marshmallow, students got to pick a prize from the bin. This simulation taught students about force.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Frye Elementary kindergarten studentsVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005723Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Frye Elementary kindergarten students used the inquiry process to formulate questions on how bubbles moved differently when they came from a bubble machine or by a person blowing through a wand. It was followed up by a writing activity. The activity also was part of a celebration of the 25th day of kindergarten.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Flag dutyVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005725Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock Elementary students are flag duty trained and ready to go. Great job, Hancock!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005752Perry High - (2018-2019) Perry High students Cooper Richter, Hunter Thompson and Alejandro Martinez have been announced as Rocky Mountain Emmy finalists by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The students are being recognized in the long form nonfiction category for their work on The Final Inning, a film documenting the Perry softball's team pursuit for a state championship. This is Perry's third consecutive year of having their sports coverage recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kindergarten StudentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005759Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) The kindergartners at Weinberg are learning to code with Ozobots.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005711Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations ACP Erie 2017 graduate Trevor Booth. Trevor is attending the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU and wrote an article discussing ASU's football team that was picked up by Sports Illustrated. ASU Football: How good will Manny Wilkins be in 2018? 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Edgar and Huxley the pigVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005715Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) We raised an amazing $17,605.43 in our two week check-a-thon fundraiser. This will be the only major fundraiser of the year! Upon surpassing our goal of $15,000, Ms. Edgar had to kiss Huxley, the pig!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Klier's first grade classVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005726Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Klier's first grade class is learning about parts of speech and how to write good sentences.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Thinking MapsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005727Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford Sylvia Encinas teachers continue to use Thinking Maps in their classrooms as a way to teach students how to organize their thinking.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Humphrey and Mrs. Klier's first grade classesVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005728Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Humphrey and Mrs. Klier's first grade classes are using Project Lead the Way to learn about animal adaptations.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Hickey's roomVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005729Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Hickey's kindergarten class uses data to track their growth.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mr.Morales Ruan's fifth gradersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005730Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr.Morales Ruan's fifth graders help our school by taking care of the United States flag every day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Lee's third gradersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005731Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Lee's third graders used technology to check their QR codes. STEM is fun!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Japanese University Exchange StudentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005732Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) At Hartford, we love learning about another culture from our Japanese university exchange students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona League of Enforcement OfficersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005733Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Arizona League of Enforcement Officers (AzLEOs) donated school supplies and backpacks to our school. Thank you, AzLEOs!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Central Kitchen and KindergartnersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005734Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford kindergartners learned how food gets to our school and onto their trays from the staff at Central Kitchen.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer KindergartnersVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005735Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford kindergartners are using iPads to increase their reading fluency.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Miss Roberts' fifth grade classVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005736Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Miss Roberts' fifth grade class is setting short and long term goals. They are focused children who are reaching for the stars!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Journey 2025 strategic planVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005737Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) The Hartford staff is working hard on their Journey 2025 strategic plan which focuses on Number Sense and Procedural Fluency. They are lifelong learners!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Foster and Gardening ClubVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005738Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Our gardening club was busy weeding and getting our school garden ready for fall planting.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. WadeVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005739Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Wade received a grant to purchase books for her classroom.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Valley of the Sun United Way and Mr. Cooper MortgageVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005740Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you to Valley of the Sun United Way and Mr. Cooper Mortgage for adopting our school for back to school supplies!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. NealVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005741Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Neal is talking to our students about bullying and reading the book Bully Bean.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hartford Parent Center and ICANVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005742Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Through our partnership with ICAN (Improving Chandler Area Neighborhoods), we are able to offer a variety of parenting classes.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Supply My Class grants from APSVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005743Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Barton and Ms. Foster both received $500 Supply My Class grants from Arizona Public Service (APS). Thank you, APS, for your support! Supply My Class APS Teacher Awards website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer GuitarsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005744Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Nguyen is excited about all of the new guitars! We will be starting a guitar club this year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Anguiano and parentsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005745Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Anguiano enjoys having coffee with the parents once a month to discuss school happenings.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Transportation DepartmentVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005746Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) We are so appreciative of CUSD transportation department. They ensure our Huskies arrive to school and home safely each day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Miss Trick's second grade classVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005747Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Miss Trick's second grade class loves having flexible seating in their room.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Space Explorers ClubVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005749Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Space Explorers by the Numbers: We Rock!
Students Enrolled: 472
Northrop Grumman Engineers on campus: 19
Parent volunteers on campus: 54
If your student wants to participate but isn't enrolled, ask your teacher for a permission slip, it's not too late! If you're interested in volunteering for Space Explorers, please call the school office at (480) 883-4100 to be connected with the program coordinator.
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer IMAX Field TripVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005750Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you for your tax credit donations! Field trip season is officially underway! This week our 6th grade students watched Born to Be Wild/Deep Sea at the IMAX theater as part of a unit on science and history. Your tax credit donations are what makes additional learning like this possible. Click the link below to find out more or to make a tax credit donation today. Tax Credit website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ryan Elementary Student CouncilVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005753Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) The Ryan Elementary student council held a school supply drive to benefit Shumway Leadership Academy.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 6th Grade CATSVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005754Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan 6th grade CATS students used deductive reasoning and their microscope skills to determine an unknown substance.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 4th Grade StudentsVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005755Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Our 4th grade students completed a STEM activity in which they designed a garden for Ryan Elementary.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona Cookie ProjectVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005758Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary fourth grade students participated in the Arizona Cookie Project where they researched and marked the regions, mountains, rivers, and other prominent landmarks on their cookie.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005705Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton High English teacher Steve Munczek runs an after-school tutoring study room for all students, five days a week guaranteed, from 2:20-3:20. There is no cost, students can receive tutoring in English, Spanish, history, and some French, study, or take tests in a quiet educational environment. Click to find out more information: The Husky Room webpage 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005710Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to the faculty, staff, and students of Arizona College Prep! ACP Erie was voted the #1 Best Public High School in Arizona by Stacker. Check out the link on MSN.com: Stacker: The best public high school in every state 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005683Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Treblemakers have won the Sweet Adelines International Youth Chorus video competition! Sweet Adelines is the world's leading organization for women's barbershop singing and have hosted this competition and the prize money associated with it, for the past six years. The Treblemakers have placed second once and won the other five years!
 
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Art Students RecognizedVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005684Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ten Chandler High art students had their work on display from July 2nd through August 16th in the Spectrum Art Exhibit at Mesa Community College. Trey Lewis, CHS Senior, earned a scholarship for his entry "Pedestrian Bridge over Loop 202, Chandler, Arizona." Additionally, Ruben Romero and Giselle Dominguez received "Recognition of Exceptional Achievement" Awards.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Online Academy's first-ever back-to-school nightVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005707Chandler Online Academy - (2018-2019) Chandler Online Academy had its first-ever back-to-school night for their fulltime online students. The event was held at Chief Hill Learning Academy and nearly 100 students attended. Everyone participated in a trivia competition, learned valuable information regarding online enrollment, met COA teachers, office staff, and received a student ID. Papa John's supported COA by donating pizza for the event. Chandler Online Academy has almost 150 full-time students and is currently providing online courses for more than 1,000 students within the district.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005706Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Board Member Nominated for Barbara Robey Lifetime Achievement Award: The Chandler Unified School District, with a lot of help from Chandler High band members on Thursday, August 23rd, nominated Annette Auxier for the Arizona School Boards Association's Barbara Robey Lifetime Achievement Award. The Chandler High band made a surprise visit to ASBA to make the announcement. Let's keep our fingers crossed for Annette!
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Andersen Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005708Andersen Elementary - (2018-2019)   
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Music at HancockVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005688Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) First grade music students at Hancock enjoy conducting the class using their four voices.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jim Chiang, Tarwater DLI Mandarin kindergarten teacherVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005675Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Jim Chiang, Tarwater's Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Mandarin kindergarten teacher, was chosen as a presenter for the ASU Confucius Institute's Professional Development Series. Jim will be leading a lecture and sharing his expertise as a successful, Dual Language Immersion educator. Tarwater is very fortunate to have Mr. Chiang, and we are proud to call him a Toro!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Anne Jones, Kindergarten TeacherVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005676Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Kindergarten teacher Anne Jones has been chosen to continue serving on the Childsplay AZ Advisory Panel (CAP). Mrs. Jones attends meetings, and gives input and advice regarding the Arts in education from a teacher's perspective. Mrs. Jones also serves as a liaison between Arizona educators and Childsplay. Childplay is now located in downtown Phoenix at the Herberger Theater. Click below to learn more about Childsplay. Childsplay Arts in Education website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Larry's Letters from the ZooVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005677Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to third grade teacher, Grace McCourt! Mrs. McCourt has authored and published Larry's Letters from the Zoo, a brilliantly written children's book about a zookeeper who builds an enclosure and then has to decide which animal will get to move in! Larry's Letters from the Zoo is illustrated by Mrs. McCourt's friend, Hayley Mayne. Tarwater staff and students are hoping for a sequel! The art of writing is alive and well at Tarwater Elementary. Larry's Letters From the Zoo Facebook page 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Liz Kuehn, parent volunteer, Intel employeeVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005678Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Tarwater parent and Intel employee Liz Kuehn continues to provide opportunities for classroom instruction using the S.T.E.M process. Mrs. Kuehn heads up a powerhouse volunteer program providing resources and volunteers available to co-lead students in S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering and Math) project activities. Classroom teachers have project bins full of supplies and detailed activities available to use throughout the school year. Mrs. Kuehn was also awarded an Intel grant which funded updates to our S.T.E.M. lab and various projects around our campus. Thank you, Liz Kuehn, for all you do at Tarwater!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Neomi BeachVisit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005702Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Oakland athlete Neomi Beach who was one of three CUSD students elected to represent Arizona at the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pictured left to right: Neomi Beach from ACP Oakland, Kylie Wong from Mountain Pointe, Jaylah Moreno from Perry High, and Andi Nothdurft from Casteel High. Their team placed ninth overall at the national level.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brigette BurgeVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005701Basha High - (2018-2019) Chandler Online Academy and Basha High teacher Brigette Burge was recently selected as one of the Arizona Diamondbacks Most Valuable Teachers for August (sponsored by Papa John's). She was nominated by former student Caitlin Personale. Brigette will receive 10 tickets and free parking to the August 24 game vs. the Seattle Mariners, special on-field pregame recognition, $1,000 grant for classroom supplies, and a Papa John's Pizza Party for the class. D-backs Most Valuable Teachers Award website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Andi NothdurftVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005704Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High athlete Andi Nothdurft who was one of three CUSD students elected to represent Arizona at the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pictured left to right: Neomi Beach from ACP Oakland, Kylie Wong from Mountain Pointe, Jaylah Moreno from Perry High, and Andi Nothdurft from Casteel High. Their team placed ninth overall at the national level.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Cassandra SmithVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005681Chandler High - (2018-2019) Cassandra Smith, Chandler High senior, has been named an AP National Scholar for demonstrating exemplary college-level achievement by taking eight Advanced Placement exams and earning an average score of 4.5.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sydney ChunVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005682Chandler High - (2018-2019) Sydney Chun, a Chandler High junior, has been chosen to train with the Singapore National Swim Team. She will have the opportunity to train with Singapore's top coaches and swimmers and be provided with state of the art strength and conditioning training, nutrition, and mental training. Sydney's ultimate goal is to be able to represent her country in the Olympics and prove that "sometimes you have to be willing to take a leap of faith into the unknown to achieve your dream."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brigette BurgeVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005700Chandler Online Academy - (2018-2019) Chandler Online Academy and Basha High teacher Brigette Burge was recently selected as one of the Arizona Diamondbacks Most Valuable Teachers for August (sponsored by Papa John's). She was nominated by former student Caitlin Personale. Brigette will receive 10 tickets and free parking to the August 24 game vs. the Seattle Mariners, special on-field pregame recognition, $1,000 grant for classroom supplies, and a Papa John's Pizza Party for the class. D-backs Most Valuable Teachers Award website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ron Squillace, Cindy Hodge and Amber LugoVisit Conley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005699Conley Elementary - (2018-2019) Ron Squillace, Cindy Hodge and Amber Lugo of Conley Elementary are pictured here participating in a Project Lead the Way training on Tuesday, learning how to build an inclined plane to save a tiger.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jaylah Moreno and the Arizona representatives on the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament teamVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005703Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Perry High athlete Jaylah Moreno who was one of three CUSD students elected to represent Arizona at the USA Volleyball High Performance tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pictured left to right: Neomi Beach from ACP Oakland, Kylie Wong from Mountain Pointe, Jaylah Moreno from Perry High, and Andi Nothdurft from Casteel High. Their team placed ninth overall at the national level.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mr. Ball's sixth grade studentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005672Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Ball's sixth grade students engaged in a zipline challenge. They were required to transport a ping pong ball safely down a zip-line to the floor in 4 seconds or less. What a fun way to get students engaged in some collaborative and higher level thinking skills.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Harpole's 3rd Grade ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005673Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) In Mrs. Harpole's 3rd grade class, students engaged in a bubble activity to help them practice using adjectives to describe what they hear, see, feel, and smell.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Mumme and Mrs. Haenchen at the Chandler Innovation FairVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005687Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock teachers Mrs. Mumme and Mrs. Haenchen learned about innovation and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) at the Chandler Innovation Fair. Ask your kids, "What problems do you want to solve when you grow up?!?"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sophia SavoieVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005671Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Sophia Savoie who won an Amazon gift card for placing third in a PBS Kids writing contest this summer.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Teachers from Japan visit AuxierVisit Auxier Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005698Auxier Elementary - (2018-2019) Auxier Elementary on Monday welcomed visiting teachers from Japan. They visited classrooms to see how an American school operates.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Judge AcetoVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005685Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Basha Elementary 3rd grade classes invited Judge Aceto to come in and talk to the students about being a Judge on Friday, August 10th.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kaley BigleyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005680Chandler High - (2018-2019) Kaley Bigley, Chandler High junior, swimmer and honors student, has been selected to play on the Junior Olympic Women's Water Polo Team.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Peace pole donated by the Chandler Rotary ClubVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005695Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Liberty held a dedication ceremony on Friday, August 10th, celebrating a peace pole donated by the Chandler Rotary Club.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer IMPACT Scholars kickoff eventVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005694Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Chandler Education Foundation's IMPACT Scholars kickoff event was a success. The district's new Director of Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Adama Sallu, facilitated the conversation.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Elite Performance Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005697Elite Performance Academy - (2018-2019) Elite Performance Academy seventh grader JT Church was selected to be a pro dancer on Dancing with the Stars: Juniors! He also participated in a 10-minute photo challenge recently when his flight was delayed. So talented!
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 50th Hogan Cup golf tournamentVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005679Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hamilton freshman student Mahanth Chirravuri who represented Arizona at the 50th Hogan Cup golf tournament in Portland, Oregon August 11-12, 2018. Junior Golf Association of Arizona: Arizona Wins 50th Hogan Cup 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg Buddy BenchesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005670Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Life is so much better when you have a buddy to share it with. Last year, we used the money the school earned from Box Tops for Education to buy two buddy benches. They are now in each of our playgrounds and a great way for students to reach out to others.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Nahid's technology classesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005669Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Learning is so much more fun and meaningful when students can collaborate, experiment, test and examine things. Students had a great time opening and seeing what the inside of a computer looks like during technology class with Ms. Wahid.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. Cook's class (yellow day), Ms. Rickels' class (blue day) and Mrs. Lopez's class (red day)Visit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005686Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Students in our kindergarten classes celebrated "Color Days," practicing their colors and learning color words. Pictured: Ms. Cook's class (yellow day), Ms. Rickels' class (blue day) and Mrs. Lopez's class (red day).  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer /cms/lib/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/166/A005638-Basha_Jessica_Pfau_sm.jpgVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005638Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Basha teacher Jessica Pfau who earned her Tech Teacher Certification this summer as a MakerBot (3D printer) instructor. Jessica Pfau; 3D Printing Instructor 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Link CrewVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005657Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Link Crew hosted an awesome Back to School Pool Party for freshmen.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Dr. Camille Casteel and high school student body presidents from ACP Erie, Basha High, Chandler High, Casteel High, Hamilton High, and Perry HighVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005692Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Superintendent Dr. Camille Casteel met with CUSD high school student body presidents from ACPErie, Basha High, Chandler High, Casteel High, Hamilton High, and Perry High to discuss leadership opportunities for this school year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Niche.com Rates CUSD the Top School District in Phoenix AreaVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005693Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) CUSD this month is ranked as the top school district in the Phoenix area by Niche.com. CUSD was also one of only three districts in the state to receive an overall "A" grade, based on academics, teachers, clubs and activities, diversity, college prep and health & safety. Additionally, all CUSD high schools earned an "A" grade and were ranked in the top 50 schools in Arizona. Furthermore, all 41 CUSD schools (that were graded) earned either an A+, A, A-, B+ or B grade, and 63% of those were an A+ or A. Wow! Note: Casteel High (with no senior class) was not graded.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005690Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Payne Junior High teacher Dana Hansen who was selected as one of 220 science and math teachers from around the country to attend the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama in June. She was also recently featured in the Queen Creek Independent. Queen Creek Independent article - Meet the Teacher: Dana Hansen orbits Honeywell Educators at Space Academy 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Willis Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005691Willis Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Willis Junior High eighth grader Sumaya Quitugua who won the Arizona Department of Health's "Must Stop Bullying" video competition.

Arizona Department of Health Services - MustStopBullying.org website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005642Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Coach Brian Whitacre who was named Arizona Boys Track coach of the year by USA Track and Field. 2018 USTFCCCA Boys High School Track and Field Coaches of the Year - State-by-State Winners 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Youth Arts AwardsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005656Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Theatre Students won four National Youth Arts Awards and received ten additional nominations. Awards: Artist of the Year: Joey J Grado (Lonny in Rock of Ages @ Chandler, Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar @ Spotlight, Silk by Belaganas); and Casey Likes (Drew in Rock of Ages and Sullen Summers in The Bottom of the Lake @ Chandler, Alex in Madagascar and Buddy in Elf @ Greasepaint). Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Musical: Hailey Palmer as Hilda Klinemann in Rock of Ages; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Play: Faith Sterling as Lady in White in The Bottom of the Lake. 2017 - 2018 Thirteenth Annual National Youth Arts Awards 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005656Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Theatre Students won four National Youth Arts Awards and received ten additional nominations. Nominations: Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical: Desiree Mendoza as Sherrie Christian in Rock of Ages; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Musical: Andru Moeller as Franz Klinemann in Rock of Ages; Faith Sterling as Anita Bath in Rock of Ages; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Play: Ezra Glenn as Bloody Mary in The Bottom of the Lake; Outstanding Ensemble: Rock of Ages; Outstanding Costume Design: Diana Likes for Rock of Ages; Outstanding Lighting Design: Bill Lorentz for Rock of Ages; Outstanding Sound Design/Original Music: Jason Krull for The Bottom of the Lake; Outstanding Musical Direction: Lori Lyford for Rock of Ages; Outstanding Direction: Stephanie Likes for Rock of Ages. 2017 - 2018 Thirteenth Annual National Youth Arts Awards 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Elaina AshtonVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005636Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Elaina Ashton, ACP Erie junior, who was selected to take part in the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders on the University of Massachusetts campus. Way to represent ACP Erie and CUSD! SanTan Sun News: STEM-loving teen inspired by national conference 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Parker Rahn and Ryan SanchezVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005639Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) Carlson 5th Graders Parker Rahn and Ryan Sanchez were part of the the Chandler Stars -- one of 32 teams that played in the 10U division of the Extreme Diamond Sports (XDS) World Series in San Diego from July 23rd-July 28th. The Chandler Stars battled against several of the top teams in the country, finished the tournament 7-0, and are the undefeated XDS World Series Champions! XDS Baseball World Series Results 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Operation Back to SchoolVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005689Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) The annual community-wide "Operation Back to School" supply event at Chandler High was a huge success. For Our City, comprised of churches and non-profit groups in Chandler, came together on July 21 to provide thousands of CUSD students with new backpacks, school supplies, shoes, haircuts and other supplies.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer STEM and team buildingVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005760Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Hartford fourth graders experience fun and team building with STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math)!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jaden Avila, Jade Mercado and Roma VelazcoVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005641Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulationst to Casteel 8th graders Jaden Avila, Jade Mercado, and Roma Velazco on their acceptance into the ASU Hispanic Mother Daughter Program. The Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program (HMDP) 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Old and the YoungVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005659Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton junior Karina Yang took First Place and a $1,000 prize in the third annual Western Governors' Association (WGA) Celebrate the West regional art competition for her acrylic painting The Old and the Young. Her painting is currently hanging in Arizona Governor Ducey's office. More than 450 works of art from 19 WGA member states as well as Guam were entered in the competition which challenged high school students to create artwork inspired by their state. Western Governors' Association Celebrate the West Regional Art Competition website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Tejas Singh and Anusha NatarajanVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005648Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Tejas Singh and Anusha Natarajan were two of four delegates in Arizona sponsored by Sun Lakes Rotary to attend the 2018 World Affairs Seminar. As experts shared insights and views ranging from cutting-edge science to centuries old traditions, delegates looked at innovation from many points of view, worked with fellow delegates to define issues related to innovation, explored traditional roles and new opportunities, and learned how existing social systems are affected. World Affairs Seminar website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Youth Arts Award Winners and NomineesVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005649Hamilton High - (2018-2019) The results for the National Youth Arts awards are in! Hamilton Theatre received three awards and were nominated for an additional eight! Awards: Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical: Sophia Donnell as Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie; Outstanding Lead Performance in a Play: Grey Smith as Junior Dover Jr. in The Great All-American Musical Disaster; and Outstanding Ensemble: Bye Bye Birdie. 2017 - 2018 Thirteenth Annual National Youth Arts Awards website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005649Hamilton High - (2018-2019) The results for the National Youth Arts awards are in! Hamilton Theatre received three awards and were nominated for an additional eight! Nominations: Outstanding Production: The Great All-American Musical Disaster; Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical: Grey Smith as Albert in Bye Bye Birdie; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Musical: Benny Cowans as Kim MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Musical: Shaun Dunn as Conrad in Bye Bye Birdie; Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Play: Riley Van Cleve as Sylvia Metroland in The Great All-American Musical Disaster; Outstanding Featured Performance in a Musical: Alyssa Granger as Ursula in Bye Bye Birdie; Outstanding Youth Orchestra: Bye Bye Birdie; and Outstanding Direction: Christina Vail for Bye Bye Birdie. 2017 - 2018 Thirteenth Annual National Youth Arts Awards! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005634Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Parent comment: "At the start of lunch, my 7th grade daughter realized she left her lunch at the bike rack. When she found her lunch, Mrs. Palella approached her about her lunch no longer being good to eat and offered to buy her lunch. My daughter thanked Mrs. Palella but said she would be okay eating her lunch. Mrs. Palella insisted that her lunch wouldn't be good and told her she would buy her a lunch. She also told her that she could get her at the front of the line and to pick whatever she wanted. My daughter is a very timid girl and knowing this kind act Mrs. Palella had with her will be a memory she will never forget. As her mother, it brought happy tears to my eyes knowing there are people at Payne looking out for the kids and not thinking twice about helping while not expecting anything in return. And as a mother, I've been worried about my daughter who has been reluctant about 7th grade, and THIS gesture gave her a pep in her step and a smile the rest of her day."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sophomores Nathaniel Deasey and Zachary EspalinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005643Chandler High - (2018-2019) Sophomores Nathaniel Deasey and Zachary Espalin gained All-American status at the Freestyle National Tournament this summer. Nathaniel Deasey is a National Champion and Zachary Espalin took 4th. CHS had two of only three wrestlers in the whole state of Arizona to earn All-American status.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High FCCLA Early Childhood EducationVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005644Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Early Childhood Education competed at Nationals in Atlanta in June and won a Silver Medal for their Chapter in Review Portfolio. Stevie Garcia (Senior) and Valerie Valdez (Junior) chronicled the chapter's journey to educate youth in Chandler on the dangers of underage drinking and then led students in taking a pledge to wait with Own Up Arizona. Own Up Arizona website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High, 2017-18 AIA Director's Cup winnerVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005645Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High School was awarded the prestigious AIA Director's Cup for 2017-18, an award given to one 4A-6A high school in Arizona for excellence in academics, athletics and activities. Chandler was recognized for its implementation of a character education/sportsmanship program, percentage of students participating in AIA activities/athletics, and few corrective incidents reported to AIA. Additionally, CHS's student-athletes recorded a 3.4 combined GPA.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer American Volleyball Coaches Association RecognitionVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005646Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler HIgh is one of two schools in the country to have its girls, boys, and beach volleyball programs receive team academic recognition from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). Chandler Girls Volleyball was recognized as a Top 25 Academic Program in the country for earning a 4.1 team GPA. Girls Beach had a 4.2 team GPA, and Boys Volleyball earned a 3.65 team GPA.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Leadership OpportunitiesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005647Chandler High - (2018-2019) Several CHS Wolves took advantage of leadership opportunities such as Girls State, Boys State, HOBY, Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC), Chandler Police Youth Academy, ASU conferences, and more this summer.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Addi and Sammy HewittVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005660Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock Principal Connie Hull welcomes students on the first day of school! Students pictured: Addi and Sammy Hewitt.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Brynn and Hannah HarrisVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005661Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Hull greets new students to Hancock, Brynn and Hannah Harris.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal Connie Hull and Dean Josh CagleVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005658Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Principal Connie Hull and Dean Josh Cagle welcomed our 2018-2019 students at Meet the Teacher.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Surprise Squad visit from Channel 3Visit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005654Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Surprise Squad from Channel 3 came to visit Sanborn Elementary in July! Thank you to Channel 3 and their partners, Valley Toyota Dealers, for your recognition and support. Surprise Squad makes ordinary day extraordinary at Chandler's Sanborn Elementary School 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer AP (Advanced Placement) ScholarsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005655Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High is proud of the 130 students who qualified as AP (Advanced Placement) Scholars for the 2017-18 school year. Although many AP Scholars graduated in May, some current Chandler AP Scholars are pictured.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Rachna Nath, Honors Biology TeacherVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005635Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Erie science teacher Rachna Nath who was named a Lemelson-MIT Excite Award winner and InvenTeam grant finalist. As one of a select group of educators from across the country, she participated in invention education learning opportunities on a 5-day all-expense paid trip to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June, training to lead a year-long, open-ended invention project with students at ACP Erie. Rachna hopes to make the final application to attend EurekaFest in 2019 where she'll meet and be inspired by current InvenTeams -- teams of high school students, teachers and mentors that received grants of up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam initiative website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005640Casteel High - (2018-2019) Casteel is proud to announce we have two National Hispanic Scholars! Samuel Perez and Isabela Lukes scored in the top 2.5% on the PSAT/NMSQT among all Hispanic and Latino test-takers in the region! The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jyotishman NathVisit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005637Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Incoming ACP Oakland 6th grader Jyotishman Nath performed the Rabab (an age-old Afghan instrument) with the Santoor (100 string instrument) maestro, Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya at Arcosanti in June. Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya, a well-renowned Santoor player who played with George Harrison of the Beatles and contributed to the "Chants of India" album, refered to Jyotishman as a "child prodigy." AZ India Times: A Budding Artiste 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Rosa Flores, Patricia Arrieta, and Clarissa MartinezVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005653Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Rosa Flores, Patricia Arrieta, and Clarissa Martinez in recognition of their dedication and hard work with the Clean School Award presented to Sanborn in June 2018 for the 2017-18 school year!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005664Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
We are proud to report that ACP Erie 2017-18 graduates earned:
  • A whopping $30,202,750 in scholarships!
  • 3,692 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
  • 5,286 hours of service learning
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005665Basha High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
We are proud to report that Basha High 2017-18 graduates earned:
  • A whopping $23,898,869 in scholarships!
  • 4,541 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
  • 19,561 hours of service learning
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005668Casteel High - (2017-2018) We are proud to report that during the 2017-18 school year, Casteel High students earned:
  • 1,708 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
  • 10,366 hours of service learning
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005666Chandler High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
We are proud to report that Chandler High 2017-18 graduates earned:
  • A whopping $23,175,000 in scholarships!
  • 5,012 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
  • 20,125 hours of service learning
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005662Chandler Unified School District - (2017-2018) CUSD GRADUATES:
We are proud to report that during the 2017-2018 school year, Chandler Unified School District graduates earned:
  • Over $136.4 million in scholarships!
  • 33,495 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
  • 107,119 hours of service learning
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005663Hamilton High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
We are proud to report that Hamilton High 2017-18 graduates earned:
  • A whopping $36,294,225 in scholarships!
  • 9,642 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
  • 25,057 hours of service learning
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005667Perry High - (2017-2018) OUR GRADUATES:
We are proud to report that Perry High 2017-18 graduates earned:
  • A whopping $22,917,846 in scholarships!
  • 8,900 hours of college credit (AP and Dual Credit), and
  • 15,381 hours of service learning
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005613Casteel High - (2017-2018) Student comment submitted: "[Thank you], Mr. Greg Krahn, for being an amazingly bombtastic teacher!"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. KomitzkyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005615Chandler High - (2017-2018) Ms. Amy Komitzky Henning was named Chandler High's 2018 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Komitzky has been an educator for 24 years and currently teaches English and the Senior AVID Elective and leads a number of school committees. An AVID Senior stated, "Ms. Komitzky works with each individual student to become successful and thrive in life." As part of another nomination, a teacher wrote, "Ms. Komitzy is the teacher who, at graduation, gave her own shoes to a student who was struggling because she chose the wrong heels to walk in -- she's dedicated her heart, her soul, her life to our precious students." Her impact is great, and CHS is proud to nominate Ms. Amy Komitzky for Arizona Teacher of the Year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Molly WoodwardVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005581Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Molly Woodward was Chandler Online Academy's valedictorian this year. Molly's ability to balance rigorous academic courses along with her intense ballet training at the Brooksher Ballet Academy has been impressive. Molly is off to pursue a career dancing with an elite ballet company. She is not sure which company she will end up with, but has had tryouts across the United States as well as a few international offers. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Reid MillerVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005582Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Reid Miller has spent the past four years at Chandler Online Academy and playing ice hockey for the North American Hockey League in Pennsylvania. He was able to train/play out of state and still do very well academically. He graduates with the goal of attending college back east while pursuing a career in professional ice hockey in either the United States or Canada. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jadyn GordonVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005583Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Jadyn Gordon graduated with her high school diploma from Chandler Online Academy, and she was able to finish the Nursing program at EVIT (East Valley Institute of Technology) and earn her LNA (Licensed Nursing Assistant) diploma as well. She currently works at Banner Hospital in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and will continue to do so as she attends Arizona State University in the fall to pursue a major in Nursing and Health Innovation. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Camden PulkinenVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005584Chandler Online Academy - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Camden Pulkinen attended Chandler Online Academy and trained at the United States Ice Skating Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado for the past four years. Not only was he able to graduate high school, but he won the silver at the Junior Grand Prix (JPG) Final 2017, was the 2017 JPG Austria Champion, and is the 2018 U.S. National Junior Champion. He also placed 6th in the World Championships this year. Camden will attend the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs this fall and pursue his goal of skating in the Olympics in 2022 in Bejing, China. Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Aleckzandra AgustinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005585Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Aleckzandra Agustin is in the top 1% of her class. She was named the U.S. winner by the Goethe-Institut, was awarded their 2017 Award of Excellence and will be traveling to Germany this summer to attend a 3-week-long German language class either in Berlin or Bremen. Aleckzandra is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005586Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Alexis Noguera of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Navy. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Aleyna MeeVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005587Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Aleyna Mee has been recognized by the College Board as a National Hispanic Scholar. The National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) was initiated in 1983 by the College Board to identify outstanding Hispanic high school students. Each year the NHRP identifies approximately 5,000 of the highest scoring Hispanic students in the nation who took the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year. Aleyna is also a Commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, placing among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students (top 3%) who took the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Zaire ChestVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005608Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Zaire Chest is the Division I Women's State Champion in 4X400 Relay. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Trevor NewmanVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005607Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: We recognize Trevor Newman of the Class of 2018 who continues the theme of Chandler High's tradition of excellence, committing to protect our country's freedom by enlisting in the Coast Guard. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Terry YangVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005605Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Terry Yang is the Division I individual State champion in Boy's Swimming for 200 Freestyle. Terry signed a letter of intent to swim at the collegiate level. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ta'Mir WatersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005604Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Chandler High senior Ta'Mir Waters is the Division I State champion in Men's 400 meters and 4 x 400 meters. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Shelby BellahVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005596Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Shelby Bellah was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Selena RehderVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005595Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Selena Rehder was a member of Chandler High's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Business Team, winning first place at the State competition. Selena also took Gold at the Arizona FCCLA competition and will represent Arizona at the FCCLA National Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sang HuynhVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005612Chandler High - (2017-2018) SENIOR HIGHLIGHT: Senior Sang Huynh is graduating in the top 1% of the Chandler High Class of 2018. Chandler High Seniors Highlights 
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