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Divider and spacer Spelling Bee ParticipantsVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006119Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to our students who participated in Hull's School Spelling Bee!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Fillament Club (3D Printing)Visit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006144Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Fourth and fifth grader Creative Filament Club students took part in an AMAZING, interactive and informative presentation on Additive Manufacturing and Medical Device Engineering. Mr. Slater, the father of a 5th grade student, presented information on 3D-printing applications in his career, and had a hands-on demonstration for students to perform a simulated knee replacement with real 3D-printed implants!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Riggs Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006145Riggs Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Riggs Elementary 6th Grader Faith Glynn who was honored as the Gilbert Citizen of the Month  
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 A006165Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these ACP Erie football players who were named to the Sports360AZ All-Academic Football First Team:
  • Kellen Gibson - 4.8 weighted GPA
  • Joel Diaz - 4.8 weighted GPA
  • Owen Sullins - 4.25 weighted GPA
  • Mark Chavez - 4.16 weighted GPA
  • Ihtiram Muhtady - 4.04 weighted GPA
Congratulations also to these ACP Erie football players who were Sports360AZ All-Academic Football Team Honorable Mentions:
  • Blaise Dalton - Arizona College Prep, 3.71 weighted GPA
  • James Ryskamp - Arizona College Prep, 3.60 weighted GPA
Sports360 All-Academic Football Teams 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006163Basha High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Basha High football players who were named to the Sports360AZ All-Academic Football First Team:
  • Ty Siffermann - 4.2 weighted GPA, 3.97 unweighted GPA
  • Charles Gilbert - 4.04 weighted GPA, 3.37 unweighted GPA
  • Dylan Quinn - 4.02 weighted GPA, 3.71 unweighted GPA
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006163Basha High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Basha High football players who were Sports360AZ All-Academic Football Team Honorable Mentions:
  • Chandler Kelly - 3.5 weighted GPA, 3.44 unweighted GPA
  • Micah Harper - 3.45 weighted GPA
  • Parker Jacobs - 3.86 weighted GPA, 3.40 unweighted GPA
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006137Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Junior High families donated $1,560 in Target and Walmart gift cards for our monthly community service project to benefit Bogle families in need.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sebastian Vega ParedesVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006138Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Sebastian Vega Paredes who repeated as East Valley Conference Cross Country Champion!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer NIkasha Kapadia (champion) and Ava McPhail (runner-up)Visit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006139Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to NIkasha Kapadia (champion) and Ava McPhail (runner-up), winners in the Bogle Junior High School spelling bee. Nikasha will advance to district spelling bee in January.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gabriella Stone (1st place), Kirsten Crane (3rd place), and Ashlyn Tomacheski (2nd place)Visit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006140Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Gabriella Stone (1st place), Kirsten Crane (3rd place) and Ashlyn Tomacheski (2nd place) -- this year's local winners in the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Patriot's Pen essay contest.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Student Council and Bogle communityVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006141Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Student Council and the Bogle Junior High community collected 932 packages of instant mashed potatoes and $770 towards frozen turkeys for the Chandler Care Center's annual Family Holiday Assistance Day. Way to go, Bulldogs!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Bogle Unified SportsVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006142Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Unified Sports hosted a basketball game against the Unified team from Willis Junior High in December.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Project Lead the Way teacher Ms. MohrweisVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006143Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Bogle Project Lead the Way teacher Ms. Mohrweis who won a $500 Chandler Education Foundation grant for her classroom. Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006164Casteel High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Casteel High football players who were named to the Sports360AZ All-Academic Football First Team:
  • Cameron Brown - 4.67 weighted GPA
  • Brandon Thomas - 4.67 unweighted GPA
  • Hunter Barth - 4.66 weighted GPA
  • Gunner Cruz - 4.6 weighted GPA
  • Dane Christensen - 4.5 weighted GPA
  • Dominic Digian - 4.5 weighted GPA
  • Jacob Hoerner - 4.5 weighted GPA
  • Josh Hattaway - 4.48 weighted GPA
  • Derek Auclair - 4.33 weighted GPA
  • Casen Simonton - 4.2 weighted GPA
  • Jack Littleton - 4.2 weighted GPA
  • Brock Dieu - 4.2 unweighted GPA
  • Mason Ross - 4.16 weighted GPA
  • Brandon Babcock - 4.08 unweighted GPA
  • Malachi Siquieros - 4.0 weighted GPA
  • Will Perry - 4.0 weighted GPA
  • Jaren Rucker - 4.0 unweighted GPA
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006164Casteel High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Casteel High football players who were Sports360AZ All-Academic Football Team Honorable Mentions (unweighted GPA listed after each name):
  • AJ Laux, 3.08
  • Benjamin Blancas, 3.86
  • Brandt Goodwin, 3.6
  • Bryce Nicoll, 3.61
  • Collin Gapen, 3.12
  • Dalton Card, 3.16
  • Donzell Howard, 3.62
  • Grady Burns, 3.08
  • Isaiah Newcombe, 3.16
  • Jakob Figley, 3.27
  • Jayce Knutsen, 3.91
  • Jehrt Flitton, 3.6
  • Justin Thomas, 3.5
  • Khyheem Waleed, 3.8
  • Kyle Pointer, 3.16
  • Mack Johnson, 3.2
  • Nick Noriega, 3.66
  • Preston Daugherty, 3.78
  • Trey Brooks, 3.47
  • Wyatt Reidhead, 3.0
  • Zac Ridenour, 3.75
  • Zach Nelson, 3.6
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006162Chandler High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Chandler High football players who were named to the Sports360AZ All-Academic Football First Team:
  • Will Kemper - 4.58 weighted GPA, 3.89 unweighted GPA
  • Jacob Conover - 4.28 weighted GPA, 3.68 unweighted GPA
  • Brayden Liebrock - 4.2 weighted GPA, 3.8 unweighted GPA
  • Jacob De La Torre - 4.16 weighted GPA, 3.61 unweighted GPA
  • Trey Franco - 4.13 weighted GPA, 3.43 unweighted GPA
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006162Chandler High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Chandler High football players who were Sports360AZ All-Academic Football Team Honorable Mentions:
  • Daseau Puffer - 3.72 weighted GPA
  • Javan Ah'Quin - 3.77 weighted GPA, 3.4 unweighted GPA
  • Joshua Pena - 3.91 weighted GPA, 3.91 unweighted GPA
  • Max Sandlin - 3.83 weighted GPA, 3.11 unweighted GPA
  • Miles McNair - 3.35 weighted GPA, 3.11 unweighted GPA
  • Nikolas Medrano - 3.75 weighted GPA, 3.60 unweighted GPA
  • Zach Bowers - 3.9 weighted GPA
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006136Hamilton High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Hamilton High football players who were named to the Sports360AZ All-Academic Football First Team:
  • Jacob Munguia - 4.56 weighted GPA
  • Kaden Hattendorf - 4.41 weighted GPA
  • Colin Fuller - 4.37 weighted GPA
  • Aidan Harrison - 4.32 weighted GPA
  • Daniel Obarski - 4.32 weighted GPA
  • Brandon Navarro - 4.31 weighted GPA
  • Sam Winegarden - 4.29 weighted GPA
  • Jeremiah Trojan - 4.15 weighted GPA
  • Jared Therre - 4.13 weighted GPA
  • Jon Damore - 4.0 weighted GPA
  • Mo Parson - 4.0 weighted GPA
  • Sean Dailey - 4.0 weighted GPA
  • Will Witter - 4.0 weighted GPA
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006136Hamilton High - (2018-2019) For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. Congratulations to these Hamilton High football players who were Sports360AZ All-Academic Football Team Honorable Mentions:
  • Brady Shough - 3.53 weighted GPA
  • Brandon Schenks - 3.5 weighted GPA
  • Dustin Smith - 3.42 weighted GPA
  • Finn Leckey - 3.62 weighted GPA
  • Guillermo Mike Aquirre - 3.51 weighted GPA
  • Ian Vanden Brooks - 3.70 weighted GPA
  • Jamar Brown - 3.84 weighted GPA
  • James Honer - 3.59 weighted GPA
  • Josh Lewis - 3.82 weighted GPA
  • Justin Lewis - 3.58 weighted GPA
  • Nathan Jones - 3.5 weighted GPA
  • Roberto Tamez - 3.82 weighted GPA
  • Rudy Lugo - 3.55 weighted GPA
  • Ryan Castillo - 3.88 weighted GPA
  • Sam Hodge - 3.87 weighted GPA
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Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer OrchestraVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006134Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom's orchestra provided some beautiful music for the entire student body to enjoy during morning recess.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Freedom Performing Arts ClubVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006135Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) The Freedom Performing Arts Club were guest performers at Casteel High School's Winter Concert.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006116Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Student comment: "Thank you to Mrs. Teresa Suan who taught me how to code! I am going to accomplish so many things in life because of AP Computer Science. I am addicted to coding!"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal Hickey taped to a poleVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006133Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Our student government sold Duck tape to raise money for Humphrey's Multicultural Event. Students used the it to tape Principal Hickey to a pole!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock BasketballVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006126Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) We're so proud of our Hancock 3rd and 4th grade basketball team. The team did well this year. They had a blast and learned so much about basketball. Thank you, Coach Hewitt!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Fall District ChampionsVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006122Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hull's 3rd and 4th grade basketball team -- the fall 2018 District Champions!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Advaitha VemuriVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006123Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Advaitha Vemuri who won the championship and Highest Points Award in the First LEGO League competition at the ASU Fulton College of Engineering in December.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer J'Cory Horne, 4th grade studentVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006124Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to J'Cory Horne for being selected to represent his football team at the American Youth Football (AYF) and Cheer National Championship Week in Florida! The AYF champions education and rewards academic achievement in student athletes.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Erica DavisVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006148Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High teacher Erica Davis recently earned her National Board Certification. The process is rigorous, exhausting and overwhelming but worthwhile. Recognized as the gold standard in teacher certification, the National Board believes higher standards for teachers means better learning for students. Congratulations, Erica! National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006105Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Morgan Fiedler and Faith Luckey who were selected for the Arizona Soccer Association 2019 05 Girls ODP (Olympic Development Training) roster to participate in the 2019 season. They will now move on to compete in the ODP West Championships. ASA Names 2019 ODP Rosters 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Farm Bureau's Agricultural Literacy AwardVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006106Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler FFA (Future Farmers of America) won the Farm Bureau's Agricultural Literacy Award for presenting to 150 elementary school classrooms each year. CHS students teach 30-minute lessons on the life cycle of a pumpkin, bee pollination, farming, ranching, egg production, and where their food comes from.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer State FFA Floriculture Career Development EventVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006107Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler FFA (Future Farmers of America) placed 2nd in the State FFA Floriculture Career Development Event.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Wreaths Across AmericaVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006108Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High Air Force JROTC Cadets participated in Wreaths Across America, a tribute to America's veterans, by laying wreaths and presenting the colors.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS's National Honor SocietyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006109Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High's National Honor Society collected and wrapped Angel Tree gifts for 15 Chandler High families.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Clothing DriveVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006110Chandler High - (2018-2019) Elijah Schulz, Collin Nesbit and the Interact Club collected over 1,700 articles of clothing for Chandler's Clothes Cabin.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Basketball and Softball TeamsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006111Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High basketball and softball teams helped to make the holidays brighter for many families by volunteering at the Chandler CARE Center and Ronald McDonald House.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Holiday ToysVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006146Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Thanks to the work of more than 200 volunteers, the Chandler CARE Center in collaboration with the Chandler Fire Department provided toys for 1,192 kids ages birth through 18 on Saturday morning. Santa was there and Toyota Financial services was on hand to help kids decorate cookies. Thank you to the many schools, sites, and clubs from within the district that provided support to the CARE Center. Without that support and assistance, this day would not have been possible! Chandler CARE Center website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CUSD teachers who recently earned their National Board CertificationVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006147Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) These CUSD teachers recently earned their National Board Certification (NBC). The process was rigorous, but worthwhile for these teachers. The mission of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is to establish benchmarks for the teaching profession and certify that teachers meet those standards. Applying for NBC is an exhausting, overwhelming process, though it's also very rewarding. Applicants select subject and development areas and then are sent a large box of materials with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hamilton Cheer and PomVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006117Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Clean sweep! All Hamilton Cheer and Pom teams took 1st place in their division and category at the Spring it On Pom/Cheer Competition at Dobson High School. Varsity Pom won highest score out of ALL routines!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Spelling Bee Winner and Runner-upVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006120Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Gunnar P. and Sawyer G., our school Spelling Bee Winner and Runner-up.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hull's Robotics TeamVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006121Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hull's Robotics team that competed in its First Lego League's Regional Competition.  
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 A006131Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) All four ACP Oakland VEX robotics teams participated in the first annual Chandler Invitational VEX Tournament on Friday and Saturday, December 14 and 15 at Payne Junior High. Eighteen teams competed from Willis, Payne, ACP Erie, Casteel, Knox, and Bogle junior highs. Students spent two hours on Friday night at Payne so that all teams could engage in skills (driving and programming tests). These skill activities accumulate points that are added to their overall performance stats and compared to other teams around the world. They did great, and their confidence in their driving and programming skills increased. Saturday went well with teams 7830A and 7830K staying 1st and 2nd for the first half of the tournament. Our team 7830P won the Sportsmanship award for helping the Payne team with their robot. Team 7830A won the Design award for their robot design and engineering notebook.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Audrey Askins, Eric Bell, and Alexa GonzalesVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006112Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Audrey Askins, Eric Bell and Alexa Gonzales who were named Teacher of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and 6th Grade Student of the Year for CTA Independence.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kairui DaiVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006113Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Kairui Dai, CTA Independence 3rd grader, who was selected as one of 12 winners in the 14th Annual Valley Metro Cool Transit STUFF 3rd Grade Art Contest. Over 370 students entered from 36 schools across the Valley. Valley Metro Cool Transit STUFF Art Contest website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Katie WongVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006114Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to 6th grader Katie Wong, CTA Independence's Peace Poster Winner awarded by the Sun Lakes Rotary Club.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Rocky EngleVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006115Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Rocky Engle, winner of CTA Independence's 2018 Spelling Bee.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer I AM PoemsVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006127Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Jacobson 6th grade students worked with a special visitor recently -- Dr. Sallu, who leads the district Equity Teams. Students shared their "I AM" poems which showcase their family ancestry. Students presented Dr. Sallu with a reciting of their poems and shared where they came from on a map! What a special opportunity for our students, staff and Dr. Sallu.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Shandel RobertsVisit Willis Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006125Willis Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Ms. Shandel Roberts, social studies teacher at Willis Junior High School. Ms. Roberts was recognized as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8053 AND VFW District 10 Teacher of the Year. If you know Ms. Roberts, you know that this recognition is well-deserved. We are very proud of her and fortunate to have her as a member of the Firebird family!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Career and Technical Education at Basha HighVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006130Basha High - (2018-2019) Under the direction of Sharon LaVoy, a group of Basha High juniors and seniors visited the IMR Lab at Intel, one of only three in the world, to learn more about careers in Engineering and Information Technology. The students met with engineers and technicians in areas including testing, quality control, manufacturing, shipping and receiving and 3D printing. Those interested in information technology were able to see the computer programming side of the lab where code is analyzed to determine the cause of part failures, presenting a new perspective of programming and problem solving. The group went on to tour Able Aerospace in Mesa where they met with program managers, engineers and technicians as they toured the plant, helicopter hangar and tarmac. Students were impressed with the advanced robotic cold spray area, the soundproof testing room and especially with the government and military aspect of the business.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006132Casteel High - (2018-2019) Casteel High School Boys Varsity Wrestling finished 1st place at the Desert Mountain Duals meet. The Colts got pins from Jimmy Maheras, Xylex Abele, Jayden Martin, Jackson Rudd, Timothy Mayhew, Aj Valle and Diego Webster, and a couple of hard fought wins by Will Effinger and Jaden Lemos. The Colts travel next to the prestigious Reno Tournament of Champions. Great work, Colts!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alexandra Adams, Lions Peace Poster Contest State WinnerVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006128Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) On December 6, the Sun Lakes Lions Club hosted its Lions International Peace Poster awards ceremony. This program encourages young people ages 11-13 to create a poster on a different theme selected annually by Lions International. The theme for this year was "Kindness Matters." The Sun Lakes club selected the poster submitted by Alexandra Adams of Ryan Elementary forward for state judging. She won at the state level, and her poster has been sent to Lions International for further review. The International winner will receive a $5,000 award and a trip to New York. Good luck, Alexandra! Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sun Lakes Lions Club Peace Poster Contest WinnersVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006128Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) On December 6, the Sun Lakes Lions Club hosted its Lions International Peace Poster awards ceremony. This program encourages young people ages 11-13 to create a poster on a different theme selected annually by Lions International. The theme for this year was "Kindness Matters." The fifteen school winners from Chandler Unified each received a cash donation from Intel and an award certificate. Congratulations to all our school winners, and to Alexandra Adams of Ryan Elementary whose poster was selected by the Sun Lakes Lions Club to move ahead for state judging. Thank you, Sun Lakes Lions Club, Club President Larry Palmer, Peace Poster Chairman John Peterson, and Renee Levin from Intel for your support of our students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Writing letter to peers at Ponderosa and Paradise Elementary Schools in Paradise, CAVisit Elite Performance Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006071Elite Performance Academy - (2018-2019) Students and staff at CTA Humphrey/Elite Performance Academy wrote letters to their peers at Ponderosa and Paradise Elementary Schools in Paradise, California. They wrote words of encouragement to the students and staff following the devastating Camp Fire which heavily damaged Ponderosa Elementary and completely destroyed Paradise Elementary. Thank you to staff member Aimee Hendrickson for coordinating.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sanborn Robotics TeamVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006103Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Sanborn Robotics team won the award for Best Research Project at the FLL (FIRST LEGO League) Robotics Regional at ASU Polytechnic on December 8. They received high scores for problem identification, problem analysis, as well as reviewing and improving existing solutions! A large part of this competition are the CORE Values which focus students on working as a team, valuing every students' input, building upon one another's thinking and gracious professionalism.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sixth Grader, Victoria MillerVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006104Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to 6th grader Victoria Miller for being selected as the Sun Lakes Lions International Peace Poster Contest winner for Tarwater Elementary. Tori was honored by the Lions at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Tori's poster speaks volumes as to how she perceives the need for peace in our world.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mobius SustainabilityVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006072Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) ACP Erie's "Mobius Sustainability" team is a group of seniors committed to finding solutions for proper disposal of e-wastes. The team recently met with the Chandler Vice Mayor, Rene Lopez, and Chandler Public Works and Utility Director, Mr. John Knudson to work out ways to assist the City of Chandler with e-waste collection and proper recycling. They also plan to collect e-waste from different locations around Chandler, so that the public won't have to go far to dispose of their e-waste. This is just another way that ACP Erie Knights are making a difference in the City of Chandler.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006092Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Basha students Alyssa Ensley, Spelling Bee Winner, and Sanaya Gupta, 1st Runner-up!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer BHS FFA State 1st place winning team: FloricultureVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006089Basha High - (2018-2019) The Basha High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) team is going to Nationals again! Please join me in congratulating our FFA Floriculture team which took 1st place in the state, and the winners of the following individual awards: Samantha Bouvier - 1st Place Individual; Elizabeth Kaye - 3rd Place Individual; Lauren Myers - 4th Place Individual; and Olivia Lawrence - 5th Place Individual. CTE Programs 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer BHS FFA State 1st place winning team: WildlifeVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006090Basha High - (2018-2019) The Basha High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) team is going to Nationals again! Please join me in congratulating our FFA Wildlife team which took 1st place in the state, and the winners of the following individual awards: Erin Allison; Maisy Racine - 1st Place Individual; Emily Yu - 3rd Place Individual; Mikayla Manygoats - 4th Place Individual. CTE Programs 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer BHS FFA State Final Four winning team: Creed SpeakingVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006091Basha High - (2018-2019) The Basha High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) team is going to Nationals again! Please join me in congratulating our FFA Creed Speaking team which made the Final Four in the state, and the winner of the following individual award: Madeline Filardi - 3rd Place Individual. CTE Programs 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sweet Treats for VeteransVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006073Casteel High - (2018-2019) Students from Casteel High School donated 2,560 Sweet Treats for Veterans in November. Deliveries were made to more than 11 organizations.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler High dancers and backstage crewVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006076Chandler High - (2018-2019) One hundred Chandler High dancers and 10 backstage crew performed for 180 San Marcos and Hartford Sylvia Encinas kindergarten students in at the Chandler Center for the Arts last week. All involved had a great time!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006093Chandler High - (2018-2019) Mykah Anderson, Chandler High junior, was named AZCentral's Week 2 Girls Basketball Top Performer. Mykah had 46 points, including eight 3-pointers, last week in Chandler's win over Mountain Ridge High School. AZcentral Sports Awards Girls Athlete of the Week 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Varsity CheerVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006094Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Varsity Cheer took 1st place this weekend at the USA Spirit competition in the Advanced Varsity Large Co-Ed division. They also earned a bid to USA Spirit Nationals and will be traveling to Anaheim, CA in late February.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mayesa Khan and Griffin EcksteinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006095Chandler High - (2018-2019) Mayesa Khan and Griffin Eckstein achieved 2nd place and 3rd place in Novice LD at the Arizona Speech and Debate Coaches Association Division I Winter Trophy Tournament at ASU.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jordyn De La TorreVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006096Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Jordyn De La Torre who has been selected to represent Chandler High School at this year's HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth) Leadership conference. HOBY State Leadership Seminars are for sophomore students who want to develop their leadership talents and become stronger leaders in their communities. Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership - HOBY website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS Girls WrestlingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006097Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High School Girls Wrestling competed at the Skyline Coyote Open this weekend and came away winners. CHS's girls left the tourney as nine medalists, one Champion, two runners-up, and one Outstanding Wrestler.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Stefana JelacicVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006098Chandler High - (2018-2019) Stefana Jelacic, Chandler High School junior, was named Outstanding Wrestler at the Skyline Coyote Open.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Zach Espalin and Nathaniel DeaseyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006099Chandler High - (2018-2019) Zach Espalin and Nathaniel Deasey competed in the Skyline Coyote Open and won their weight divisions.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Western WeekVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006100Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Goodman held its annual Western Week, where students learned square dancing and line dancing. CTA Goodman Facebook: Goodman cowboys and cowgirls had a rootin' tootin' time! 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Writing letter to peers at Ponderosa and Paradise Elementary Schools in Paradise, CAVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006070Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Students and staff at CTA Humphrey/Elite Performance Academy wrote letters to their peers at Ponderosa and Paradise Elementary Schools in Paradise, California. They wrote words of encouragement to the students and staff following the devastating Camp Fire which heavily damaged Ponderosa Elementary and completely destroyed Paradise Elementary. Thank you to staff member Aimee Hendrickson for coordinating.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lillie ScottVisit Haley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006101Haley Elementary - (2018-2019) Haley 6th grade student Lillie Scott shines on the field and in the classroom! She was featured in an article written about her in In The Zona. In the Zona article: Haley Sixth Grader, Lillie, shines on the field and in the classroom 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Katlyn Saltzstein's second grade classVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006075Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Katlyn Saltzstein's second grade class is participating in random acts of kindness every day this month.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Tower GardenVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006041Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Four classrooms at Ryan Elementary are participating in a Tower Garden STEM project. Erica Marsh's class was the first to start planting, and has already harvested lettuce and spinach twice.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Writing letter to peers at Ponderosa and Paradise Elementary Schools in Paradise, CAVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006069Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Students and staff at Sanborn wrote letters to their peers at Ponderosa and Paradise Elementary Schools in Paradise, California. They wrote words of encouragement to the students and staff following the devastating Camp Fire which heavily damaged Ponderosa Elementary and completely destroyed Paradise Elementary. Thank you to staff member Aimee Hendrickson for coordinating.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Project Cuddle-UpVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006074Santan Elementary - (2018-2019) Every December, Santan Elementary fifth grade gives back to the community through Project Cuddle-Up. Fifth grade students donate supplies to create tied fleece blankets to be donated to Paz de Cristo, an interfaith community outreach program. Approximately 100 students, 20 parents, and 4 teachers participated in this year's Project Cuddle-Up on November 30. The 71 blankets that this year's fifth-grade students created will be distributed by Paz de Cristo to individuals in need this winter season.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Literacy Program sponsored by Albertson, Safeway, and the ArizonaCardinalsVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006058Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) The Arizona Cardinals visited Basha Elementary for a Milk and Cookies event with 5th graders as part of a literacy program sponsored by Albertson, Safeway, and the Cardinals.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Toy DriveVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006059Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Basha Elementary held a toy drive to support students at Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006055Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Parent comment: "Dr. Frank Hendricsen and Ms. Everson,
Thank you for your kind words, welcoming nature and smooth transition mid-year for our sweet second grader! It has been a fabulous experience from the front office staff support to communication with Ms. Everson all the way to the student council president offering a tour to our daughter on day 1! You guys are the best, and your attention to detail and customer service is impressive!!"
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Zachary KillmerVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006056Hamilton High - (2018-2019) After a national audition process this summer, Hamilton senior Zachary Killmer was one of six valley students chosen to participate in a Master Class at the Berklee City Music Summit November 4-7 in Nashville, Tennessee as the drummer for the jazz ensemble, and coached by Jeff Coffin, saxophonist for the Dave Matthews Band. Phoenix Conservatory of Music website: Six Valley Students Chosen To Perform In National Masterclass 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Family Feast at San MarcosVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006048San Marcos Elementary - (2018-2019) We held a Family Feast to celebrate all the students and families at San Marcos. Parents, families, friends and community members were invited to join our students at lunchtime for a Fall/Winter feast.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Barbara DethlefsenVisit Auxier Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006077Auxier Elementary - (2018-2019) Auxier teacher Barbara Dethlefsen was named the Sun Lakes Rotary teacher of the month for September and was recognized at an awards luncheon in November. She received a framed certificate and a $100 personal award from the Sun Lakes Rotary and an additional $100 to be used in the classroom from Trust Bank.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ASU TourVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006084Basha High - (2018-2019) Gila River Native American students from Basha High attended a campus tour and a cultural speaker series hosted by the American Indian Student Support Services at Arizona State University for Native American Heritage month. Students were also able to tour the School of Earth and Space Exploration which included a private tour of the meteorite vault in the Center of Meteorite Studies.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Letters to the MilitaryVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006078Casteel High - (2018-2019) Casteel students wrote 1,825 letters to deployed U.S. military members who are unable to make it home for the holidays.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The TreblemakersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006025Chandler High - (2018-2019) For the second year in a row, the Chandler High Treblemakers, under the direction of Lori Lyford, performed at the State Capitol for the Governor's tree lighting ceremony. 12 News: Chandler High School Treblemakers sing at Arizona Capitol Christmas tree lighting (Video) 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Melanie MelloVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006026Chandler High - (2018-2019) The American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) recognized Chandler High School's German teacher, Melanie Mello, with the Goethe Institut / AATG Certificate of Merit for her outstanding contributions to the teaching and learning of German in the United States.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ASU TourVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006084Chandler High - (2018-2019) Gila River Native American students from Chandler High attended a campus tour and a cultural speaker series hosted by the American Indian Student Support Services at Arizona State University for Native American Heritage month. Students were also able to tour the School of Earth and Space Exploration which included a private tour of the meteorite vault in the Center of Meteorite Studies.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Volunteering at St. Mary's Food BankVisit Chief Hill Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006081Chief Hill Academy - (2018-2019) The Hill Learning Academy student council volunteered at the St. Mary's Food Bank in Phoenix.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Thanksgiving baskets for families in needVisit Conley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006083Conley Elementary - (2018-2019) Conley students joined with the Chandler-Gilbert YMCA to create 50 Thanksgiving baskets for families in need.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer STEM and shade structures at GalvestonVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006079Galveston Elementary - (2018-2019) First graders at Galveston Elementary culminated a 3 week study of sun and light including learning about shadows, temperature, and shade. The students practiced the engineering process by trying to solve a problem of cooling off on the playground. The students were challenged to create a model of a shade structure. They worked in teams of 2 and planned, built, and tested the structures.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ASU TourVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006084Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Gila River Native American students from Hamilton High attended a campus tour and a cultural speaker series hosted by the American Indian Student Support Services at Arizona State University for Native American Heritage month. Students were also able to tour the School of Earth and Space Exploration which included a private tour of the meteorite vault in the Center of Meteorite Studies.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kindergarten students in Laura Lopez' classVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006080Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock Elementary kindergarten students in Laura Lopez' class celebrated being thankful and grateful!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jacobson Elementary SpiritlineVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006065Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) The Jacobson Elementary spiritline, under the direction of Mrs. Michelle Merillat, entertained everyone in the City of Chandler Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 1. The spiritline includes 40 students in grades 2-6 during the 2nd quarter. The students had been working tirelessly over the last month to prepare for this event, and their hard work sure did show! They danced down the street to fun holiday songs as well as performed their school chants and cheers for everyone.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Strive for a 5!Visit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006082Perry High - (2018-2019) Perry High gives every student who registers for an AP test a hydro flask sticker. Strive for a 5!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ASU TourVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006084Perry High - (2018-2019) Gila River Native American students from Perry High attended a campus tour and a cultural speaker series hosted by the American Indian Student Support Services at Arizona State University for Native American Heritage month. Students were also able to tour the School of Earth and Space Exploration which included a private tour of the meteorite vault in the Center of Meteorite Studies.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Estrella Arellano and Angel SanchezVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006050Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Sanborn students Estrella Arellano and Angel Sanchez who were honored as Scruffy's Tuffys for being excellent examples of the 6 pillars of character on the Sanborn Campus.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High School WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006023Chandler High School - (2018-2019) Chandler High defeated Perry, 65-28, Saturday night to capture its third straight 6A state football championship. The Wolves dominated on offense and defense. DeCarlos Brooks finished with 334 yards rushing on 33 carries and 6 touchdowns. Senior Jacob Conover became the first Arizona quarterback to lead a team to three state titles at the biggest level. Congratulations to Coach Aguano, his staff, the team, fans, band, JROTC, cheer, sports med, and parents for an incredible season and great win!
 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Carlson 5th-6th grade OrchestraVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006016Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) The Carlson Orchestra led by Mrs. Barney, along with other CUSD schools, marched in the Gilbert Days Parade showcasing their musical talents.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006017Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to the Casteel High School Colt Marching Band, 3rd Place - Bronze Medal winners at the ABODA (Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association) State Marching Band Championships on November 17.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Pep RallyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006024Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High Student Council hosted a pep rally and lunchtime tailgate parties to hype students up for the State Championship game.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Meg Gianesello named National Administrator of the YearVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006064Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Meg Gianesello, retired CUSD Executive Director of Educational Programs, was honored as the 2019 Association for Career and Technical Education National Administrator of the Year on Wednesday, December 5 in San Antonio, Texas. This award recognizes administrators who have made significant contribution toward innovative, unique and effective CTE (Career and Technical Education) programs.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Veteran's Day programVisit Conley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006030Conley Elementary - (2018-2019) Conley put on a heartwarming Veteran's Day program to honor Veterans in our school's community. Third grade sang, Student Council leaders read reflections, Chandler High ROTC led the presentation of the colors, a former Conley student led The National Anthem, and Dr. Walter's brother gave a moving address about his time in the military. Photo of Dr. Howard K. Conley and his wife Hazel, and the Student Council leaders behind the remembrance candle.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Live Golden videoVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006066Perry High - (2018-2019) Shout out to Perry High Students, Grant Williams, Nivea Krishnan and Sean-David Ta! They created an awesome video, Live Golden for teens, by teens. This goes LIVE on #AZTV7 #DailyMix on December 13, between 8 - 9 a.m. on Channel 7.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ACP Oakland Robotics TeamVisit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006014Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Oakland robotics team 7830A won the Middle School Excellence Award at their first competition Saturday, November 17, 2018, qualifying them for the state championship in February. Way to go, ACP-O Noble Knights!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Junior Achievement K-3rd grade studentsVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006028Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Humphrey kindergarten through third grade students were recognized for their outstanding participation and leadership in Junior Achievement.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Basha High Air Force Junior ROTC Honor Flight Arizona FundraisingVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006062Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High Air Force Junior ROTC raised $900 for Honor Flight Arizona. In just 30 days, they raised money utilizing a "mining for silver" campaign where cadets donated nickels, dimes and quarters to accumulate the amount needed to send an Arizona World War II or Korean War veteran to Washington, D.C. as part of the Honor Flight program. This program enables these individuals to see their memorials in Washington, D.C. at NO cost to the veteran. Honor Flight Arizona website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Cash for Cows fundraiser contest winnersVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006034Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) These Hull students were the winners of the PTO Cash for COWS fundraiser contest. They rode in style in a party bus to have ice cream at Dairy Queen with Principal Bromich!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Santan Elementary's Running ClubVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006060Santan Elementary - (2018-2019) Santan Elementary's Running Club members had more energy and inspiration at one of their practices... Coaches Brian Navarro and Aaron Sloan dressed up as a turkey and chicken for the occasion, "gobbling up" extra smiles and better running times!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kenadie CooperVisit Chandler Online Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006027Chandler Online Academy - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Kenadie Cooper who signed to play NCAA Division I Women's Ice Hockey at St. Anselm College in New Hampshire for the 2019-2020 school year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jerome McDonough AwardVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006033Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Ellen Napolitano, winner of the Jerome McDonough Award for the best student-written play in the state. Playworks - Arizona Thespians: Jerome McDonough Award 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Maxwell CrandallVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006038Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Maxwell Crandall, winner of the STEAM Scarecrow Contest!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hygiene drive to benefit St. Vincent de Paul in ChandlerVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006042Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan Elementary students and staff sponsored a hygiene drive to benefit St. Vincent de Paul in Chandler.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Care packages to troops stationed in AfghanistanVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006043Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan Elementary students and staff donated enough items to send 16 care packages to troops stationed in Afghanistan. Photo of: Ryan 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Golisch and the 16 care packages filled with items donated by Ryan students and staff. Mrs. Golisch's husband is currently stationed in Afghanistan.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 42 turkeys donated to St. Vincent de PaulVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006044Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan Elementary 6th grade students raised enough money to buy 42 turkeys to donate to St. Vincent de Paul.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mary Davis, Music TeacherVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006049Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Sanborn music teacher Mary Davis was named the Sun Lakes Rotary Teacher of the Month for November and was recognized at an awards luncheon. She received a framed certificate and a $100 personal award from the Sun Lakes Rotary, plus an additional $100 to be used in the classroom from Trust Bank.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Jessica JohnsonVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006054Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 1st grade teacher, Jessica Johnson, was nominated for the Sun Lakes Rotary Club Teacher of the Month. Congratulations, Jessica!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Pit Bull Awareness Senior ProjectVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006067Basha High - (2018-2019) Senior Carson Abercrombie has a passion for the Pit Bull breed. He is trying to make the public aware that they should give them a chance as they truly can be a lovable member of the family. This was his senior project, held on our campus.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler's Girls Cross Country TeamVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006018Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler's girls cross country team finished second at State this year! Individually, CHS Seniors finished the meet strong; Morgan Foster took 2nd place overall with a time of 18:04 in the 5000 Meter Run, Mihajla Milovanovic finished 11th, and Becca Taylor finished 12th. Leonela Lizarraga and Brooke Eversden, both underclassmen, also ran great times. This team has finished in 1st or 2nd place at State in each of the last four years. Morgan and Mihajla will continue their cross country careers at Stanford and Loyola - Chicago in the fall.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Decarlos Brooks, Jacob Conover, and Brayden LiebrockVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006019Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Decarlos Brooks, Jacob Conover, and Brayden Liebrock who earned Ed Doherty Nomination Medallions for outstanding performances during the 2018 football season.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Care Center's Thanksgiving Family Assistance DayVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006020Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High community donated goods for the Chandler Care Center's Thanksgiving Family Assistance Day. Student Council delivered a small bus and two trucks full of donations to the Care Center on Thursday, November 15. On Friday, StuCo showed up at the Care Center with 51 turkeys. CHS's Wrestlers also helped distribute donations at Saturday's event. Chandler High School is proud to be part of such a caring community!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS Academic Decathlon TeamVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006021Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High Academic Decathlon team competed at the Hamilton Invitational tournament. Students gave speeches, were interviewed, wrote essays, and took tests in seven subject areas relating to our theme of the 1960s. They did a great job representing CHS!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lisette Meza ReyesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006022Chandler High - (2018-2019) Lisette Meza Reyes took 1st place in the Teach FACS Skill Demonstration at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Cluster. Lisette did an outstanding job of making people aware of the need for strong leaders going into the education field.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer More than 217 volunteers including the Chandler High wrestlers who volunteered to pass out turkeysVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006086Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Thanks to the work of more than 217 volunteers, the Chandler CARE Center provided the makings for a Thanksgiving dinner hundreds of families who turned out Saturday morning, November 17 for Thanksgiving Family Assistance Day. Frozen turkeys, potatoes, stuffing, fruit, vegetables, soup, cereal, and other items donated by our community were provided to Chandler families. Thank you to the many schools, sites, and clubs from within the district that provided support to the CARE Center. Without that support and assistance, this day would not have been possible!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Academic DecathlonVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006032Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton hosted 204 students from 12 East Valley schools at our 6th Annual Invitational Tournament. Results: 1st place - Hamilton. Individual medalists: Nidhi Athreya, Jake Nance, Archana Ram, Megan Ridgway, Jasmine Sun, Sarah Zhang, Aris Zhu, Benjamin Tung, Jennalynn Fung, Emma Keegan, Nikki Lajom, Zuzia Stechly, Navaneeth Unnikrishnan, Melina Chabolla, Emily Jefferson and Tyler Thornton. All told, 102 adult volunteers came together to provide these kids with a fantastic experience.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer We Dine Together ClubVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006088Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Esther Bateson, Chris Chew, Dee Ladd, and Julianne Haddad at Hamilton High sponsor a club called We Dine Together. The club aims to make sure no Hamilton High student eats alone. So far this year, more than 60 freshman were approached eating alone, and the vast majority now have friends, are involved in school clubs and activities, and feel welcomed. Hamilton High We Dine Together Club website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Tristan SolomonVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006035Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Despite being his first year ever in cross country, Jacobson student Tristan Solomon ran his heart out and placed among the top 30 runners in the Junior Olympic Regional Cross Country Championships on November 17, qualifying him to compete for the national championship in Reno, Nevada. Tristan's 5th place finish out of 89 other 8U boys from 4 different states solidified his spot and earned him a full travel scholarship to compete in Reno. On December 9, he will race the fastest kids in the country for a chance to become a Junior Olympic All American! Good luck, Tristan!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Happy Diwali!Visit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006087Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Happy Diwali! Jann Johnson's first graders at Jacobson Elementary celebrated the Indian holiday of Diwali during the week of November 12! They learned about the victory of good over evil and how light triumphs over darkness. The students created paper diyas (oil lamps), used sidewalk chalk to design their own rangolis (artwork usually made with colored rice/sawdust), and tasted traditional Diwali sweets. It was an experience we hope they remember for a long time!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Puranjay MadupuVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006036Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Knox Gifted Academy student Puranjay Madupu, the 2018 Arizona Counting Bee Winner!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Best of Phoenix 1st Place K-3 Chess TeamVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006037Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Myles Maki, Daniel Yan, Tristan Jia, Joshua Jim, Venkat Yerneni, Kasyap Avancha, Nicholas Karpcarahaly and Dylan Bagley, members of the Best of Phoenix 1st Place K-3 Chess Team!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kalli FamaVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006085Perry High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Perry High School junior Kalli Fama who won the Div. I state championship in the 100 freestyle and was runner-up in the 200 freestyle in November.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Holiday traditionsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006051Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Ryskamp's class worked on a unit regarding different holiday traditions. They talked about piñatas, and the students made their own piñata using tissue paper. They also watched a video of children breaking piñatas and singing traditional holiday songs.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Braidi GlascockVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006052Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary student, Braidi Glascock, was nominated as Gilbert Student of the Month and was recognized by Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels. Braidi is an outstanding Wrangler, and we are so proud of him.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Weinberg's Girl Scout Troop 1248Visit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006053Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg's Girl Scout Troop 1248 volunteered at the Chandler CARE center where 400 families were served Thanksgiving meals. We're so proud of our Wranglers!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kassandra SchmidtVisit Riggs Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006013Riggs Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Riggs Elementary 5th grader Kassandra Schmidt in Ms. Weiand's class who was named Gilbert Citizen of the Month.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Alex AdamsVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006039Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Alex Adams, first place winner in the district Peace Poster Contest sponsored by the Sun Lakes Lion Club. Lions Club International - Peace Poster Contest 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Veterans Day PicnicVisit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006040Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Ryan Elementary held a Veterans Day Picnic in November hosting over 350 guests.  
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 A006012Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2018-2019) Hartford Tutoring Club students walk over to Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary (about 1/2 mile) after a long day at junior high to tutor elementary kids. The students at Hartford get so excited to see their buddies. The kindergartners are especially adorable! They are excited to practice and read with their ACPO tutor. When we leave, there are hugs and smiles and "See you next week!" We are so grateful to have this opportunity to work with the younger kids.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CTA Freedom is an A-rated schoolVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006008Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom is proud to be an A-rated school! The Falcon Family has worked hard to provide consistent intervention and appropriate academic challenges to maintain rigor and meet student needs. We appreciate the team effort of our staff, students, and families!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Veterans Day breakfast and assemblyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006003Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Goodman held an annual Veterans Day breakfast and assembly to show our appreciation and thankfulness to our veterans for their service.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer School Wide Book FairVisit Conley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006004Conley Elementary - (2018-2019) School Wide Book Fair: Conley Elementary had a book fair at Barnes and Noble. Students in grade 3 performed Veterans Day songs on the patio, while teachers in all grades read to students in the children's section.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Conley Art ContestVisit Conley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006005Conley Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Oetjen, our media specialist, held an art contest with the theme, Kindness Creates Community. Students who entered had their artwork displayed at the Barnes and Noble Book Fair on November 13, 2018. The artwork was voted on that night and the winners won prizes.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Conley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006011Conley Elementary - (2018-2019) School-wide Assembly - A Salute to Our Veterans: Conley honored veterans by hosting a school-wide assembly for the community. Our third graders sang songs under the direction of Mrs. Koury. Dr. Walter's brother, Richard, who served in the Army was our guest speaker. Members from our community came to the assembly to be honored and participate in this assembly.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Intel / Hermanas event 2018Visit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006009Galveston Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to our Galveston 6th grade girls who participated in the Intel / Hermanas 2018 event at Chandler-Gilbert Community College on November 9, which focused on science and engineering. CGCC Hermanas Conference Event website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ACP Erie AlchemistsVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006061Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) The Erie Alchemists is a new, innovative group at ACP Erie. These freshman students are working to create awareness about the problem of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) in the environment and creating reusable organic air fresheners as a potential solution. They completed their first test by making pumpkin-scented air fresheners for Halloween and distributing them to all the ACP Erie teachers and staff. They presented their idea to Vice Mayor Rene Lopez and City of Chandler Public Works and Utilities Director John Knudson to spread their cause.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer National Juvenile Diabetes Foundation DayVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006000Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2018-2019) Students and staff all wore blue on National Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Day and donated a dollar to go towards finding a cure.  
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 A005873Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Arizona College Prep - Erie had a deep run into the state volleyball playoffs in its first year competing at the 3A level. The Knights upset No. 1 Snowflake in the semifinals to advance to the championship game where they were ultimately defeated by Northwest Christian.  
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 A005874Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) In girls volleyball, ACP Erie was named 3A Metro East Region Champions and were the AIA 3A state runner up.  
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 A005875Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Erie coach Melanie Underwood who was named the Coach of the Year for the Division II East Valley Section.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005877Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Basha Elementary which was nationally recognized for Amplify Burst®:Reading accomplishments achieved during the 2017-18 school year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005880Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Campbell's 3rd grade class made cards and sent Treats for Troops to the unit of one of the student's dads. They made great cards for all 33 of the soldiers and sent the package to arrive for Veterans Day. Soldiers' Angels Treats for Troops website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sun Lakes Rotary donating dictionaries to 3rd grade classVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005881Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Thank you, Sun Lakes Rotary, for gifting Basha Elementary 3rd graders with dictionaries at our October assembly.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005898Casteel High - (2018-2019) On Saturday November 10, Casteel earned state runner-up in boys cross country at the Cave Creek Golf Course, placing only behind Flagstaff. Sophomore Dayton Carlson led the way for the Colts.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Drew EaryVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005899Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High band director Drew Eary who was recognized in AZCentral's Who's Next: 21 educators shaping Arizona's Next generation. AZCentral.com - Who's Next: 21 educators shaping Arizona's next generation 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Paula JonesVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005900Casteel High - (2018-2019) The Casteel High School chamber orchestra, under the direction of Paula Jones, was selected by the Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) to perform at the 2019 Arizona Music Educators Association State in-service convention at the Mesa Convention Center. Only one school orchestra is chosen for this honor each year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005926Chandler High - (2018-2019) On Saturday, November 10, in Division I girls cross country at the Cave Creek Golf Course, Chandler, behind second place runner Morgan Foster, was state runner-up, finishing behind champion Xavier.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Eight Chandler High band membersVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005919Chandler High - (2018-2019) Eight Chandler High band members were invited to play with the United States Army Field Band on November 11 at the Chandler Center for the Arts. What an honor!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The 200 Medley Relay of Sarah Quintana, Abby Taylor, Haley Morton, and Sasha GesnerVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005920Chandler High - (2018-2019) The 200 Medley Relay of Sarah Quintana, Abby Taylor, Haley Morton, and Sasha Gesner finished 3rd at the State Swim Meet.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Destiny KlingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005921Chandler High - (2018-2019) Destiny Kling finished 2nd in the 200 IM at the State Swim Meet and holds a new school record.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lucas KellyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005922Chandler High - (2018-2019) Lucas Kelly finished 3rd in the 100 Butterfly at the State Swim Meet.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Members of Chander High's Student CouncilVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005923Chandler High - (2018-2019) Members of Chander High's Student Council attended the Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC) President and Advisor Luncheon last Thursday, November 8. Students were able to network with other student councils and be inspired to be leaders on their campus.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Music teacher, Mrs. Sejkora and CTA Freedom 3rd GradersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005932Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom 3rd graders performed patriotic and American folk songs in the Veteran's Day concert on November 6th.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Chandler Education Foundation's Cash for Classrooms campaignVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005949Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) The Chandler Education Foundation's Cash for Classrooms campaign was once again a huge success thanks to the generosity of CUSD staff and families. More than $72,000 in grants were awarded to 35 schools. The CEF "Woo Hoo Patrol" celebration took place Tuesday as 113 grants were awarded to teachers and schools. Grant recipients received balloons, big checks, certificates and ribbons. Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer ASPRAtions* awardsVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005950Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) The Arizona School Public Relations Association recognized CUSD with ASPRAtions* awards at the annual Superintendents Luncheon on Friday. The community relations department, under the direction of Terry Locke, received the highest honor, a Copper Medallion for the district's overall public relations program. They also received an award for the senior highlights social media campaign, and Earnest Robinson, CUSD video specialist, received an award for his photography. Additionally, the Chandler Chamber of Commerce received an ASPRAtions* award in the category of "Individual, Business, Foundation or Civic/Community Organization for Contributions to Public Education," and Jim Bishop received an award in the category of "Advocacy and Political Contributions to Public Education." Jim is the chair of the Yes for Chandler Students committee that advocated for support of bond elections and overrides for CUSD schools. 2018 ASPRA*tion Award Winners website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer College Day at the Hill ICAN campusVisit Chief Hill Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005966Chief Hill Academy - (2018-2019) Alma Bonillo, Dave Constance, Jen Chandler, Michelle Swope, and Kelly Castillo promote College Day at the Hill ICAN campus. Every other Thursday, they promote colleges and talk about the opportunities out there for students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hamilton's boys golf teamVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005962Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton's boys golf team finished Division I state runner-up to Brophy, Alexander Yu and Mahanth Chirravui cracked the Top 10 for the Huskies to earn AllState.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hamilton Academic DecathlonVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005963Hamilton High - (2018-2019) The Hamilton High academic decathlon students are gearing up for an excellent year. Twenty-two members of the Husky AcDec team competed at Seton High School in a preliminary scrimmage. The results predict another strong year. Of 63 possible awards spanning seven subject areas, Hamilton decathletes won 41. This without the full team in attendance. The first comprehensive competition will take place at Hamilton High Friday and Saturday, November 16 - 17. Hamilton Academic Decathlon website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock Elementary sixth gradersVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005964Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Hancock Elementary sixth graders tested the movement of thermal energy in models they built of residential homes by taking thermal images with an iPad and digital temperature readings of their homes when placed over a heat source. Now, they will be challenged to reduce the loss of energy by improving their models with insulation.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer English Language Development potluck/picnicVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005969Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) The second annual Jacobson English Language Development potluck/picnic was held on November 2. More than 150 people and 48 feet of foods were served from countries all over the world.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005996Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) At Jacobson, we CELEBRATE Superstar Students who come to school everyday! Coming to school each day is important. Learning spirals from day to day, week to week, and from year to year. Which means coming to school daily, is very important for each student. We need and want our students to be here so they can listen, think, create and celebrate everyday.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Piper SchneiderVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005997Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Piper Schneider, a 3rd grader in Ms. Monaco's class, won the Maricopa County Justice Museum's calendar contest. The challenge was "What Freedom, Justice and the Law Mean to You: Celebrating 90 Years of the Old Courthouse." Her artwork will be printed on the Justice Museum and Learning Center calendar cover next year. Way to go, Piper!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Reading buddy classesVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005998Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Ms. Ireland's Investigators helped their kindergarten buddies with the Alpha Arch learning letters and their sounds. Each class is paired with a reading buddy class where the older students work with their younger peers to encourage a love of reading.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Knox Gifted Academy visit to Washington, D.C.Visit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005970Knox Gifted Academy - (2018-2019) Staff from Knox Gifted Academy traveled to Washington D.C. during the week of November 5 to be recognized as a National U.S. Blue Ribbon School. Pictured: Allison Davis, Jennifer Nusbaum, Michael Buist, Deepa Iyer, and Principal Lynn Weed.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Danica Escalera, Samantha Santos, Nevaeh Valenica-Miller, Jalissa Cabral, Allison Padilla, Alina Amaya, Estrella Arellano and Ernestina Angulo TorresVisit Sanborn Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005981Sanborn Elementary - (2018-2019) Sanborn Elementary students Danica Escalera, Samantha Santos, Nevaeh Valenica-Miller, Jalissa Cabral, Allison Padilla, Alina Amaya, Estrella Arellano and Ernestina Angulo Torres attended and participated in the Hermanas Conference at Chandler-Gilbert Community College on November 9. The workshop is designed to increase the number of under-represented and female students choosing to go to college, inspiring them to pursue engineering and/or science education and to envision future careers in a technical field. CGCC Hermanas Conference Event website 
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 A005871Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Arizona College Preparatory National Hispanic Scholars, Nicole Carmiol, Evelyn Jimenez, Sierra LeVoy and Jonah Melo. The National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes 5,000 academically outstanding high school students for their PSAT/NMSQT scores taken during their junior year. Thank you to the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program for recognizing the exceptional excellence in our students. National Hispanic Recognition Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Las Hermanas workshop at Chandler Gilbert Community CollegeVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005876Basha Elementary - (2018-2019) Basha counselor, Edie Lovell, and students attended the Hermanas Convention for Latina Girls sponsored by Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC). Basha Elementary School 6th grade girls participate in Las Hermanas workshop at CGCC. CGCC Hermanas Conference Event website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Chief Hill Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005943Chief Hill Academy - (2018-2019) Our staff and students worked so hard 1st quarter, and the students earned 607 1/2 credits toward graduation!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ms. GrayVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006006Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulation to Ms. Gray who received a grant for new library books from the Chandler Education Foundation. This diversity book project was titled, We are all Different We are all the Same. Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hancock 5th Grade TeamVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006007Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulation to our 5th grade team for being awarded a grant from the Chandler Education Foundation. The grant will provide STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) materials and activities for our students at Science Camp. Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Technology teacher, Jamie DroegVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005985Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Technology teacher, Jamie Droeg, is bringing 3-D printing to Tarwater! Mrs. Droeg was awarded a school-wide Chandler Education (CEF) Foundation Cash for Classrooms grant which will help fund the purchase of a MakerBot Mini 3-D printer. Mrs. Droeg is furthering her technology expertise by receiving certification through the MakerBot Certification Program. Well done, Mrs. Droeg! Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kindergarten teacher, Jamie EzoltVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005986Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Tarwater kindergarten teacher Jamie Ezolt has a new friend in Hollywood -- actor, Mark Duplass! Mark Duplass is one of several celebrities taking on Instagram's #10Featured Teachers Celebrity Challenge. Mrs. Ezolt explained to Duplass that her classroom is full of children eager to learn, yet providing relevant, hands-on STEM activities is a financial challenge. Duplass took on the challenge and now, Mrs. Ezolt is receiving packages full of much-needed supplies. Mrs. Ezolt sums up her kindergarten class' experiences with this: "They're (students) talking about it, they're building it, they're making it and they're learning on the trials and fails that come with it. " STEM is alive in Jamie Ezolt's kindergarten classroom! AZCentral.com - Chandler kindergarten teacher chosen in #10FeaturedTeachers celebrity challenge 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Tarwater teachers received four CEF Cash for Classrooms grantsVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005987Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Tarwater teachers received four Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) Cash for Classrooms grants: Jamie Ezolt and Kim Johannsen for their We have a Mystery to Solve project; Anne Jones and Jim Chiang for their All Aboard! Bring on the STEAM! project; Ying Shao for her Chinese Language Olympics project; and 3rd Grade Team Nikole Bohn, Mike Wittreich, Mark Morris, Kailie Fisher, Grace, McCourt and Ying Shao for their Author's Tea project. Thank you, CEF, for helping us do great things for kids! Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Silver Apple AwardVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005892Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) Carlson Elementary fourth grade teacher, Julie Malizia, was awarded the Silver Apple from Channel 3 for her outstanding teaching. She also received a $500 check from the Arizona Dairy Council. A student in her class, Ava Parks, nominated her. AZFamily.com Silver Apple Award website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005953Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Frye 2nd grade teacher Mrs. Jilek-Reyes who won a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant for $5,000 to bring laptops and flexible seating to her classroom! Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Frye CEF Grant WinnersVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005954Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Mr. Meyer, Mr. Millidge, Ms. Rinebarger, Mrs. Herrig and the 2nd Grade Team who were chosen for CEF (Chandler Education Foundation) grants! Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Frye Student LeadersVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005955Frye Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to these Frye student leaders were chosen for their fine examples of the 7 Habits. Leader in Me website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CEF Woo Hoo PatrolVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005891Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Lynch's and Ms. Denardis' kindergarten classes received a visit from the Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) Woo Hoo Patrol awarding them over $700.00 to purchase science station/kit supplies. Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Randi BellVisit Haley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005960Haley Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Haley Elementary teacher Randi Bell who received a $500 check for her grant application for flexible seating from the Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) Cash for Classrooms campaign. Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Veterans Day in Mrs. Bovard's classVisit Hancock Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006010Hancock Elementary - (2018-2019) Third grade teacher Mrs. Meghan Bovard welcomed her father, Sergeant Gregg Girard, who spoke to students about his time in the Vietnam War. Students gained an appreciation and understanding of Veterans Day.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Recipients of Chandler Education Foundation GrantsVisit Hull Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005967Hull Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hull Elementary 1st, 2nd and 6th grade teachers, CATS teachers Mike Doutrich and Kierstin Yamashita, and Tech teacher Brenda Gerson who were all award recipients of Chandler Education Foundation Cash for Classrooms grants! Chandler Education Foundation - Cash for Classrooms website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer San Marcos Counselor Jennine BallewVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005980San Marcos Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to San Marcos Counselor Jennine Ballew who won a Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) Cash for Classrooms grant to help launch her Peace Corners at San Marcos to promote positive interactions among students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Crayola experienceVisit Andersen Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005870Andersen Elementary - (2018-2019) Andersen Elementary students were excited to welcome the Crayola experience to Chandler last week. The new Crayola store is opening up in Chandler mall next summer.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Nikita BharatiVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005883Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High honors science research student Nikita Bharati, under the direction of Michael McKelvy, won third place in the 2018 Algae Biomass Young Researcher Award for outstanding research in algae biology at the Algae Biomass Summit 2018 in Woodlands, Texas last month. To put this in context, the other winners in algae biology research were from Duke University (1st Place - a graduate student) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (2nd Place - a post-baccalaureate researcher). ABO Announces Six Winners Of The Young Algae Researcher Awards At The 2018 Algae Biomass Summit 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Casteel High Diversity DayVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005897Casteel High - (2018-2019) The first Annual Diversity Day at Casteel High, sponsored by the Casteel French Honors Society, was a huge success. The day included foreign exchange students from Germany/Norway, Spain, Chile, and Switzerland dispelling myths and stereotypes about their country. They also discussed the stereotypes they had about the U.S. prior to coming here and what they found that was different. Casteel choirs performed multicultural songs in Spanish, Latin, African, and Japanese to name a few. The importance of diversity in today's culture and the importance of voting was also highlighted. Casteel High Diversity Day Photo Album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer World Language ExpoVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005911Chandler High - (2018-2019) Isha Paode, Andres Gonzalez-Bonillas and Dennis Velasco organized Chandler High's 11th annual World Language Expo, a celebration of cultures, as part of their IB CAS (International Baccalaureate - Creatvity, Action, Service) project. Chandler High World Language Expo photo album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Netawn MarsoobianVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005912Chandler High - (2018-2019) Netawn Marsoobian, Chandler High School senior, will be recognized at the American Indian Excellence in Leadership Banquet as a recipient of the KJ Bowen Scholarship Award. Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ty TempletonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005913Chandler High - (2018-2019) Ty Templeton, Chandler High senior, shot -2 at the two-day State Golf Tournament at the Omni Tucson National Golf Course, to place 5th in State.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CHS math studentsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005914Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High math students won the Excellence in Mathematics Competition on Friday, November 2 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Scruffy the WolfVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005915Chandler High - (2018-2019) Scruffy the Wolf recognized Isabella and Julianna, student leaders from San Marcos Elementary and future Wolves, to be part of his Scruffy's Tuffys.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler WolvesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005916Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler Wolves defeated Boulder Creek 64-14 in the first round of the State Playoffs.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The CHS Dance DepartmentVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005917Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High School Dance department donated $500.00 worth of turkeys to the Chandler CARE Center.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lead2Feed Certified SchoolVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005918Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High has been named a Lead2Feed Certified School. Thirty-six schools in the U.S. received this honor in September for their goal-oriented community service and leadership. This award would not be possible without the hard work of Chandler High's FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America).  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Hosting the East Valley School ConsortiumVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005948Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Social and emotional learning leaders from districts in the area, including Director of Counseling and Social Services Brenda Ramos of Chandler Unified, presented a discussion and panel on the topics of suicide prevention and social services at the East Valley School Consortium meeting Monday, October 29 hosted by Chandler Unified. Executive Director of Educational Programs Ken James facilitated the discussion. Alexis Schreiber of Casteel High School sang the National Anthem.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Poetry and Poster contestVisit Elite Performance Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005952Elite Performance Academy - (2018-2019) Maci Evans, Jade Peregrinof and Emma Schultz, in Amy Hoffman's class at Elite Performance Academy, were among 28 students from CUSD honored in the Poetry and Poster contest at the Week Without Violence event on October 6 at the Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer SquidsVisit Navarrete Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005971Navarrete Elementary - (2018-2019) Navarrete fourth graders worked on animal classification and dissected squids working to locate and name different parts.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lindsie SpenglerVisit Payne Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005972Payne Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Lindsie Spengler, Payne Junior High English teacher, who was recognized in AZCentral's Who's Next: 21 educators shaping Arizona's Next generation. AZCentral.com - Who's Next: 21 educators shaping Arizona's next generation 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Caden Christopherson and Matea SuanVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005976Perry High - (2018-2019) Perry High students Caden Christopherson (Golf) and Matea Suan (Volleyball & Beach) were named as Wendy's High School Heisman winners. They now compete for the state Heisman and a $500 scholarship.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Soccer Coach John RobertsVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005977Perry High - (2018-2019) Perry High girls soccer coach, John Roberts, was awarded the U.S. Coaches Arizona Large Schools Coach of the Year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 4th Grader Isabella Minjarez Chacon and 6th Grader Julianna OrtizVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005979San Marcos Elementary - (2018-2019) Chandler High's Scruffy recognized two San Marcos students, 4th Grader Isabella Minjarez Chacon and 6th Grader Julianna Ortiz, for demonstrating the 6 pillars of Chandler High School: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibly, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Third grade English language studentsVisit Shumway Leadership Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005983Shumway Leadership Academy - (2018-2019) Third grade English language students at Shumway Leadership Academy served as leaders for the Kindergarten English language development class to meet their goals in listening, speaking, and writing. They assisted in providing an authentic and messy hands on experience to further their understanding of adjectives, noun and prepositional phrases.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Fire safety and the role of emergency servicesVisit Shumway Leadership Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005984Shumway Leadership Academy - (2018-2019) The Chandler Fire Department visited Shumway Leadership Academy preschool classes during community helper's week. The students learned about fire safety and the role of emergency services in our city.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Basha Band RegimentVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005882Basha High - (2018-2019) The Basha Band Regiment competed in the 2018 Arizona State Marching Band Festival, Division II on November 3 and won a position to play at the ABODA (Arizona Band and Orchestra Director's Association) State Marching Band Championships at ASU on Saturday, November 17. Basha High Band Media website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CTA Freedom's storybook pumpkin painting contest winnersVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005930Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Freedom held a storybook pumpkin painting contest. Winners: Best of fourth - Lexi Richtsteig and Makenzie Weatherford; Best of fifth - Sawyer Hauk; Best of sixth - Mia O'Campo; and Best Overall - Emma Kennedy. Great job, Falcons! Impressive creativity!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Día de los Muertos at CTA LibertyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005941Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2018-2019) CTA Liberty celebrated Día de los Muertos by honoring beloved deceased ancestors and friends with "Ofrendas."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 2018 State Playworks CompetitionVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005961Hamilton High - (2018-2019) Hamilton Theatre Department SWEPT the 2018 State Playworks Competition earning all three of the top spots in the state!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. Rachna Nath at Washington, D.C.Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006002Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Mrs. Rachna Nath, ACP-Erie science teacher, was selected to be part of the Research Teachers Conference in Washington D.C. This is a conference held by Society for Science and the Public who runs Intel ISEF, Regeneron Talent Search and other science events nationally. Groups of teachers nationally pool their ideas and resources at the conference. Mrs. Nath also got a chance to meet with Senator Jeff Flake's office and also with Arizona State Representative Andy Biggs to pitch the incredible work being done at CUSD and ACP Erie.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Ella ChristensenVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005999Casteel High - (2018-2019) Ella Christensen, 7th grader at Casteel HIgh School, met her year goal by qualifying for the Junior National Finals Rodeo held in Las Vegas, Nevada in December. She not only qualified but also won her division at the qualifier held in Las Vegas this last September 2. This is a huge accomplishment and she will be competing against 70 of the best youth barrel racers from around the world. She also qualified and will be competing in the Xtreme 1d finals held in Salina, Utah on October 20 where she will be competing against some of the best Barrel racers in the country. Ella was also featured on Channel 15's segment "Small Stars."  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Students with Principal HickeyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005938Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Students who participated in the cookie dough fundraiser celebrated with Principal Hickey and Silly String!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Accelerated Reader MillionairesVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005884Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Accelerated Reader (AR) "millionaires" Arun Chebrolu, Harper Floyd, Nikasha Kapadia, Ava McPhail, Mara McPhail, Maxwell Porter, Ben Sywarungsamun and Nayeli Munoz Parra read more than one million words in AR in one quarter. Ava read more than two million!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer 7th grade flag footballVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005885Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Junior High 7th grade flag football won their first East Valley Conference championship for football in Bogle's history!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona Diamondbacks Choir NightVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005887Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Junior High choir students participated in the Diamondbacks Choir Night and sang the National Anthem at the game.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Gabriella Stone, Moorea Neimeier, Annie Do, Aiden Vogt, Nikasha Kapadia, Claire Smith, Ty Stinson, Daniel Kwak, and Tyler NguyenVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005888Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Bogle students Gabriella Stone, Moorea Neimeier, Annie Do, Aiden Vogt, Nikasha Kapadia, Claire Smith, Ty Stinson, Daniel Kwak, and Tyler Nguyen who had perfect scores on last spring's ACT ASPIRE test.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Water Drive for iHelp and Matthew's Crossing Food Bank.Visit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005889Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) Bogle Junior High's National Junior Honor Society held a water drive for IHelp and Matthew's Crossing Food Bank.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Bogle Food and Hygiene DriveVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005890Bogle Junior High - (2018-2019) The whole Bogle community collected non-perishable food and hygiene items for the Chandler Care Center in August.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler WolvesVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005901Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler Wolves defeated the Hamilton Huskies 49-7 Friday night, October 26, to once again win the Battle for Arizona Avenue as part of Rivalry Week.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jake De La TorreVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005902Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Jake De La Torre who received the Rival's Scholar Athlete Award in October 2018.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer DeCarlos BrooksVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005903Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to DeCarlos Brooks who was named the Great American Rivalry Series MVP.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Fox 10's Cory McCloskeyVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005904Chandler High - (2018-2019) Fox 10's Cory McCloskey was live from our courtyard on October 26 to kick off the Battle for Arizona Ave football game against Hamilton. The pep rally included band and cheer performances, shout-outs to athletes and performers competing at State, chants, a StuCo game, and awesome emceeing from CHS's own Mr. Sasha Hunter. Blue Bell Creameries also announced free ice cream for all students and staff in honor of Ms. Amy Komitzky, AZ Top 10 Teacher of the Year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mr. JJ Chandler, CHS Assistant PrincipalVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005905Chandler High - (2018-2019) Mr. JJ Chandler, CHS Assistant Principal, was honored by the CUSD Governing Board for heroic efforts involving a student crisis situation off campus. He is pictured with Chandler Fire representatives Jessica Westmiller and Scott Jaeger.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Coach Matt LincolnVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005927Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Chandler High Coach Matt Lincoln who was named the Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer The Chandler High Wolf Pack Marching BandVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005906Chandler High - (2018-2019) The Chandler High Wolf Pack Marching Band took 3rd place out of 40 bands at the Northern Arizona University ABODA (Arizona Band and Orchestra Director's Association) Festival. Chandler High took second place out of all Arizona bands, including large bands.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Morgan Foster, Mihajla Milovanovic, Becca Taylor, Gabriel Garcia and Ava PottsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005907Chandler High - (2018-2019) Morgan Foster, Mihajla Milovanovic, Becca Taylor, Gabriel Garcia and Ava Potts were named to the All-CUSD Cross Country Team.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Javan Ah QuinVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005909Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Javan Ah Quin, Chandler High senior and member of the varsity football team, who was awarded the Battle for Arizona Ave Service above Self Scholarship.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer AVID studentsVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005910Chandler High - (2018-2019) Chandler High AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students hosted Parent Night and gave their families a taste of what the college prep program is all about through modeling college projects, tutorials, scholarship and FAFSA information, and more.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer CTA Liberty Sweet-a-thon RewardVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005940Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2018-2019) Students and families exceeded their goal in raising money in the CTA Liberty Sweet-a-thon. In celebration, students were given the honor of silly stringing both Dr. Bader (principal) and Mrs. Lerma (dean of students).  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Visit Andersen Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005869Andersen Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Andersen teacher Jessica Rudloff who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Her wish is to purchase iPads for her classroom. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Joycelyn CraftVisit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005872Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus - (2018-2019) Congratulations to ACP Erie teacher Joycelyn Craft who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Her wish is to purchase wish is to purchase a set of 30 CX calculators with charging stations and a Vernier CBR 2 (Calculator-Based Ranger ™) Sonic Motion detector. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Lead2Feed Certified SchoolVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005946Basha High - (2018-2019) Basha High School was recognized as 1 of 6 certified Lead2Feed schools in Arizona! Lead2Feed is a Student Leadership Program that encourages high school students to refine leadership skills by completing a service project around a community need involving a public nonprofit. Only 36 schools from across the U.S. earned the Lead2Feed Certified School honor in recognition for their inspiring community service work and impressive demonstrations of leadership. Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Carlson Elementary fifth grade engineersVisit Carlson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005893Carlson Elementary - (2018-2019) Carlson Elementary fifth graders, under the guidance of volunteers from Sun Lakes Rotary Club and students from ASU, assembled a balloon motor and added to the chassis they built last week. Next, they will test their engines and make adjustments to see how far their car will go. (Materials donated by GM and SAE).  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Cami ClausenVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005896Casteel High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Casteel High teacher Cami Clausen who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Cami Clausen's wish is to take her concert choir to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. This choir was invited to perform but does not have all the funds to travel. This wish will fund the students to perform in April of 2019. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Janice KouryVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005924Chandler High - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Chandler High teacher Janice Koury who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Her wish is to purchase wish is to purchase flexible seating and new worktables. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Principal HickeyVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005937Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2018-2019) Principal Hickey wins a Ben's Bell for his acts of kindness. Ben's Bells website 
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 A005944Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Congratulations to eight CUSD teachers who were surprised Thursday, October 25 with 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grants. Chandler High Koury's wish is to purchase flexible seating and new worktables. Casteel High School: Cami Clausen's wish is to take her concert choir, invited to perform at Carnegie Hall, to New York City in April 2019. Arizona College Prep - Erie: Joycelyn Craft's wish is to purchase a set of 30 CX calculators with charging stations and a Vernier CBR 2 Motion detector. Frye Elementary: Kandace Jilek's wish is to create a comfortable and fun learning environment by purchasing flexible seating options for her class. Fulton Elementary: Sarah McGinnis' wish is to purchase tablets. Andersen Elementary: Jessica Rudloff's wish is to purchase iPads. Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary: Kym Vierthaler's wish is to provide field trips and guest speakers for the children. Weinberg Elementary: Nasreen Wahid's wish is to purchase iPads. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Arizona Health and Physical Education State ConventionVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005945Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Four CUSD Elementary physical eduation teachers, Kelly Saadi (Santan Elementary), Amanda Dannenfeldt (Jacobson Elementary), Jill Burnley (Galveston Elementary) and Jennifer Traficano (Tarwater Elementary), presented at the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention the week of October 22. Their session was titled  CUSD PE TEACHERS are OPEN to Fitness!   
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Student Advisory CouncilVisit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005947Chandler Unified School District - (2018-2019) Superintendent Dr. Camille Casteel meets with student leaders throughout the school year to develop their leadership skills. During the week of October 22, the Student Advisory Council discussed how to market their schools.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Sarah McGinnisVisit Fulton Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005958Fulton Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Fulton teacher Sarah McGinnis who was surprised Thursday, November 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Sarah's wish is to purchase tablets for use in her class.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jill BurnleyVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005959Galveston Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Galveston Elementary PE teacher Jill Burnley who was one of four CUSD teachers who presented at the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention during the week of October 22. Their session was titled "CUSD PE TEACHERS are OPEN to Fitness!"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Mrs. VierthalerVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005965Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Hartford Sylvia Encinas teacher Kym Vierthaler who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Mrs. Vierthaler's wish is to provide field trips and guest speakers for the children. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Amanda DannenfeldtVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005968Jacobson Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Jacobson Elementary PE teacher Amanda Dannenfeldt who was one of four CUSD teachers who presented at the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention during the week of October 22. Their session was titled CUSD PE TEACHERS are OPEN to Fitness!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Perry High girls badminton teamVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005975Perry High - (2018-2019) The Perry High girls badminton team won its second athletic team championship when the team defeated Corona del Sol, 5-2, Thursday, October 25. Congratulations!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Kelly SaadiVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005982Santan Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Santan Elementary PE teacher Kelly Saadi who was one of four CUSD teachers who presented at the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention during the week of October 22. Their session was titled "CUSD PE TEACHERS are OPEN to Fitness!"  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item Share on FacebookDivider and spacer Jennifer TraficanoVisit Tarwater Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005988Tarwater Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Tarwater Elementary PE teacher Jennifer Traficano who was one of four CUSD teachers who presented at the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention during the week of October 22. Their session was titled "CUSD PE TEACHERS are OPEN to Fitness!"  
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