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    Chandler Unified School District
    The Chandler Unified School District is a premier district of choice. Academic achievement is a high priority in the district as evidenced by test scores which exceed state and national averages. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding educational programs at all grade levels. Parents may choose from a menu of personalized learning experiences which best meet the needs of their children:
    • Self-contained gifted programs (Chandler Academically Talented Students)
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    • Honors classes and Advanced Placement courses
    • International Baccalaureate Program

    Chandler Unified School District is an open enrollment district.  Click here to learn more about Open Enrollment.

     
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    • Prepare students for life and career
    • Have diverse paths for learning
    • Create global understanding
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    • Are engaged learners
    • Think critically and creatively
    • Are service oriented
    • Are ethical
    • Value diversity
     
    Dr. Camille Casteel
    I am so confident that we can find the right school environment for your child, that I invite you to contact my office so that my staff and I can assist with placement for next year.
     
     
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    Dr. Camille Casteel
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Divider and spacer Veterans Heritage ProjectVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007598Casteel High - (2019-2020) Casteel High teacher Christopher James was interviewed by his U.S. Military students (class) about his experiences serving in Iraq. The Veterans Heritage Project was on campus to record the interview and discuss the upcoming publication of the interview. Casteel sophomore, Sydnee Watkins will write the story to be published in the Library of Congress and the Veterans Heritage Project Book. Furthermore, James encouraged other students, including sophomore Hope Henry, to interview and write a story about a family member who served and can share their experiences as well. Hope is interviewing her grandfather about his experiences in the Vietnam War and will have the interview and story published.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer iFLY Sky DivingVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007564Chandler High - (2019-2020) Chandler High's Air Force JROTC visited iFLY indoor sky diving last Monday and engaged in lessons on physics and wind tunnels and how terminal velocity can be calculated using a Algebraic equation. Cadets then suited up, received flight lessons, and had two flights in the flight chamber. After their flights, the cadets calculated their terminal velocity and came up with figures very close to what their true number was. It was a very rewarding experience.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Technology LabVisit Haley Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007597Haley Elementary - (2019-2020) Haley first graders are working in their newly furnished collaborative technology lab. Haley Elementary was able to purchase the new furniture using results-based funding.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer AP Seminar ClassVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007599Hamilton High - (2019-2020) Hamilton High School is currently piloting an AP course developed through a partnership between the CollegeBoard and the African Diaspora Consortium: AP Seminar with African Diaspora content. This is the first ever AP course with an African topic, and Hamilton is proud to be the first school in the western US to offer this course. The Senior Executive Director of the African Diaspora Consortium, Rhonesha Blaché, visited with the class and facilitated a lesson about changing perceptions of Africa. Hamilton students have also had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Adama Sallu as a guest speaker and attending a 1619 commemoration event during which Dr. Sallu was a panelist. A university partnership is also a part of this pilot program, so students will have opportunities for field trips to ASU and graduate student mentorship as they conduct research.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Grandparents Day BreakfastVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007562Basha Elementary - (2019-2020) Basha Bobcats enjoyed breakfast with their grandparents at the annual Grandparents' Breakfast. Muffins, coffee, juice and fruit were provided by Basha Elementary's PTO. Families also visited the Follett Book Fair in the Media Center.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Bat Loves the Night ProjectVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007571Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2019-2020) Mrs. Bullock's 3rd grade students are working on a project with the story Bat Loves the Night from their Journey's Anthology.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Riggs Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007582Riggs Elementary - (2019-2020) In the recent Riggs PTO Read-a-Thon, students read a total of 196,585 minutes -- surpassing last year's total by 33,690 minutes! In addition, the total amount raised was $18,646.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Kohen JohnsonVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007561Basha Elementary - (2019-2020) Sixth grader Kohen Johnson uses his personal savings at the Book Fair to donate a book to the Basha Elementary School Library! Kohen understands the importance of reading, and hopes Bobcats enjoy the book he selected, Who Is Michael Jordan?  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Top 300 MASTERSVisit Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007559Arizona College Prep - Oakland Campus - (2019-2020) A HUGE congratulations to J.T. Mulvihill! J.T. was named one of the Top 300 MASTERS (out of 2,348 nominees from across the U.S.) in the 2019 Broadcom MASTERS, a program of Society for Science & the Public. He and his science fair project, The Impact of Football Helmet Lining or Coating on Impact Force Reduction to the Head, will now compete to become one of 30 national finalists in the Broadcom competition. Press Release: Broadcom MASTERS Announces the Top 300 Middle School Innovators in National STEM Competition 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Leela Raj-SankarVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007589Bogle Junior High - (2019-2020) Congratulations to Leela Raj-Sankar who was named one of the Top 300 MASTERS (out of 2,348 nominees from across the U.S.) in the 2019 Broadcom MASTERS, a program of Society for Science & the Public. She and her science fair project, Shining a Light on Osmosis, will now compete to become one of 30 national finalists in the Broadcom competition. Press Release: Broadcom MASTERS Announces the Top 300 Middle School Innovators in National STEM Competition 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007578Casteel High - (2019-2020) Congratulations to Ashlyn Drew who was named one of the Top 300 MASTERS (out of 2,348 nominees from across the U.S.) in the 2019 Broadcom MASTERS, a program of Society for Science & the Public. She and her science fair project, Heightened Hydroponics, will now compete to become one of 30 national finalists in the Broadcom competition. Press Release: Broadcom MASTERS Announces the Top 300 Middle School Innovators in National STEM Competition 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Unified School District WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007588Chandler Unified School District - (2019-2020) Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the Top 300 competitors in the 9th annual Broadcom MASTERS® -- the nation's premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. Of the top 300 students from science fairs across the U.S., only five students are from Arizona -- and THREE of those hail from Chandler Unified School District! Congratulations to J.T. Mulvihill (ACP Oakland), Leela T. Raj-Sankar (Bogle Junior High) and Ashlyn Grace Drew (Casteel High). They now compete for the top 30 spots, to be announced on September 18. Top 300 MASTERS 2019 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Sun Devil AthleticsVisit Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007573Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary - (2019-2020) Hartford was selected for a $2,500 grant from the Extra Yard for the Teacher program through the Pac 12 Conference, Sun Devil Athletics and the Sun Devil Club. The grant award is in recognition for the hard work Hartford teachers do that "Extra Yard" for their students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Legoland Field TripVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007583San Marcos Elementary - (2019-2020) San Marcos 3rd Grade Students in Carly Mahlmeister and Courtney Geil's classes explored scientific ideas, procedures and concepts while have a FUN time during a recent Legoland field trip. 3rd Grade Science Field Trip to Legoland Photo Album 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Stock Market GameVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007570Chandler Traditional Academy - Freedom Campus - (2019-2020) CTA Freedom 6th graders have started to research different companies that they would like to invest in during the Stock Market Game. Students are looking for trends in the market and researching companies to determine if stocks have been gaining or losing money over the last six months. Sixth graders will compete against 4th-6th graders statewide to make the best investments in the game.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer STEAM Lab PreparationVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007584Santan Elementary - (2019-2020) Santan Elementary students had the opportunity to explore in the zSpace bus before the new zSpaces arrive for the STEAM lab!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Beth KrohmerVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007516Casteel High - (2019-2020) Congratulations to Unified PE teacher Beth Krohmer who was honored by ABC 15 as Nick's Hero of the Month. ABC 15 - Nick's Heroes: Chandler teacher is champion for students with special needs 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Andre RichardsonVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007519Chandler High - (2019-2020) Chandler High junior Andre Richardson has been selected to attend the Southwest Airlines 2019 Continuing the Legacy in Aviation (academy/program) at the Southwest HQ Campus in Dallas, Texas this October. In June, Andre was selected to attend a weeklong Aviation Career Education Academy and learned about the aviation field through tours and professional instructions. Andre received an award for outstanding graduate as well as the Top Flyer Award. Andre was recommended by his academy instructor to apply for the Southwest Airlines Continuing the Legacy in Aviation event that hosts students from all over the country. Andre's application was selected and he was awarded the all-expense paid trip for him and a parent to attend.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Holly HoogstraVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007520Chandler High - (2019-2020) Congratulations to Holly Hoogstra, Chandler High senior, who was recognized with the IB Student of the Year Award at the quarterly meeting of the Arizona International Baccalaureate Schools.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Stopping GermsVisit Navarrete Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007557Navarrete Elementary - (2019-2020) Navarrete sixth graders had a special presentation from a community RN showing how germs really spread with poor handwashing. Students learned how to combat stubborn germs with good hygiene and how to stay healthy with smart choices in food and lifestyle.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Sun Devil AthleticsVisit Santan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007556Santan Elementary - (2019-2020) Santan Elementary won a $2,500 grant from the Sun Devil Athletics and the Sun Devil Club Extra Yard for Teachers program in recognition for the hard work the school and community does to go that "Extra Yard" for students.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer AlannaVisit Bologna Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007515Bologna Elementary - (2019-2020) Congratulations to Alanna who earned Principal of the Hour for showing SPARK!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Fire Safety PresentationVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007532Galveston Elementary - (2019-2020) Cassie, our Fire Pal from the Chandler Fire Department, recently presented to 1st and 2nd graders on Fire safety.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Cardboard ChallengeVisit Knox Gifted Academy WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007536Knox Gifted Academy - (2019-2020) Fifth grade worked on their craft while using appropriate tools strategically and attending to precision in order to create a 10 cm perfect cube out of cardboard with a lid that is able to open. This was a challenging task in preparation for our schoolwide Cardboard Challenge at the end of the quarter.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer John ProthroVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007542Perry High - (2019-2020) The Social Studies department at Perry High School is inaugurating a chapter of the Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society. Its namesake is John Prothro whose dedication to teaching social studies has impacted countless students over his 30+ years in the classroom. Advisors for the new honor society are Danielle Platt and Taryn Randall.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Heather YordyVisit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007540Santan Junior High - (2019-2020) Congratulations to Santan Junior High teacher Heather Yordy who won $250 dollars worth of Scholastic Books for her classroom recently. She was selected from more than 124,000 teachers in the James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs Giveaway!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Santan Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007533Santan Junior High - (2019-2020) Our incredible Santan Junior High Booster's donated a brand new COW (computer "Cart On Wheels") to our school. The COW includes charging cart and 30 laptops for student use. These funds were collected by generous donations from our parents in 2018-19, and our incredible Boosters will continue the vision this year for another COW to serve our students!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Yankee Doodle and SantiagoVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007522Chandler Traditional Academy - Humphrey Campus - (2019-2020) CTA Humphrey is proud to participate in Gabriel's Angels Pets Helping Kids program. Students love reading to Yankee Doodle (our reading buddy dog) -- and Yankee "reads" back! (And that is a true story! Here, Santiago asks Yankee, "Which one is the cat?" and Yankee uses his nose to point to the cat in the book they are reading.) Gabriel's Angels website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mouse SkillsVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007526Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Frye Kindergartners worked hard on learning mouse skills in preparation for using laptops.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Reading with KindergartnersVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007530Galveston Elementary - (2019-2020) Students from Ms. Fritz Kindergarten class love to read with Ms. Addair, our principal, in her office!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer DECA Leadership CampVisit Casteel High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007546Casteel High - (2019-2020) Casteel High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) Officers participated in the DECA Officer Leadership Camp at Lost Canyon in Williams, AZ in August.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer DECA Leadership CampVisit Chandler High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007545Chandler High - (2019-2020) Chandler High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) Officers participated in the DECA Officer Leadership Camp at Lost Canyon in Williams, AZ in August.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Water Conservation AssemblyVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007525Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) The City of Chandler presented a water conservation assembly for Frye's 2nd-4th grade students. Students learned the importance of conserving water, especially because we live in a desert.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer DECA Leadership CampVisit Hamilton High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007547Hamilton High - (2019-2020) Hamilton High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) Officers participated in the DECA Officer Leadership Camp at Lost Canyon in Williams, AZ in August.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer DECA Leadership CampVisit Perry High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007541Perry High - (2019-2020) Perry High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) Officers participated in the DECA Officer Leadership Camp at Lost Canyon in Williams, AZ in August.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Elizabeth SchleyVisit Basha High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007548Basha High - (2019-2020) Basha High School Social Studies teacher Elizabeth Schley is a part of a podcast for teacher tips. She is also an an author for Stories From Schools AZ where she shares daily life in an Arizona classroom for the Northern Arizona University AZ K12 Center where she is on the Teacher Advisory Board. Apple Podcasts S6 Episode 1: 3Ps in a Pod Top 10 Tips for Back to School    Stories from School AZ website 
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Arctic Adventure Book FairVisit Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007551Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence Campus - (2019-2020) CTA Independence Fall Book Fair was a huge success! The "Artic Adventure" Book Fair allowed students to find a new book and an opportunity to donate a book to their classrooms!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer STEAM LabVisit Fulton Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007553Fulton Elementary - (2019-2020) Under the direction of technology teacher Melissa Lundquist, the new Fulton Elementary Innovation STEAM Lab is creating a fun, hands-on class that engages children in science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities. Students will learn to question, explore, experiment, reason, and apply abstract concepts to real world challenges while still participating in district technology curriculum. Technology will still be a prominent tool as we build through the inquiry process and continue to build upon previous year�s technology lessons onestep further than before.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Bridge BuildingVisit Galveston Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007527Galveston Elementary - (2019-2020) Galveston 3rd graders built bridges in Science to see which one will hold the most weight.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Science of BaseballVisit Jacobson Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007552Jacobson Elementary - (2019-2020) Jacobson Jets teachers Kristina Graves and Monica Nichol spent a Saturday to attend the Arizona Diamondbacks teacher training on the content of the Science of Baseball to bring back to their classrooms. Additionally two students represented Jacobson: Elizabeth Young presented her project on the Area of the Strike Zone, and former Jet Catherine Young presented her project on Choosing the Right Baseball Bat. Both used the Scientific Method and were given recognition by the Arizona Diamondbacks for their project.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Density ExperimentsVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007543San Marcos Elementary - (2019-2020) Got Layers? Mrs. Holden's 5th Graders are putting density to the test during a series of hands on experiments.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Book FairVisit San Marcos Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007544San Marcos Elementary - (2019-2020) Media Specialist Jolene Gallup organized a Scholastic Book Fair recently which was a hit with San Marcos students! Congratulations to Robert (Kindergarten) and Leslie (4th Grade) who each won Scholastic Door Prizes.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007523Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2019-2020) Kindergartners in Miss Freeman's class met their 5th grade buddies from Mrs. Hight's class. They introduced themselves and drew a picture of each other. What a great time to build a community across grade levels while also teaching 5th graders responsibility and caring character traits!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer PAW PatrolVisit Basha Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007477Basha Elementary - (2019-2020) Basha fifth grade students on the PAW Patrol practice leadership skills and show their PRIDE in the PACK by volunteering their recess time to help kindergarten students log into the computer.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Fire SafetyVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007492Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) The Chandler Fire Department visited our 1st and 2nd grades to share fire safety tips.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Math with SkittlesVisit Frye Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007493Frye Elementary - (2019-2020) Students in Mrs. Abbey and Ms. Ray's class practiced fractions, percents and decimals with Skittles! It was engaging lesson in math!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Project Lead the Way TrainingVisit Andersen Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007475Andersen Elementary - (2019-2020) In August, new Andersen Elementary teachers attended a two day training on Project Lead the Way to incorporate real world STEM into their classrooms.  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Amazon Wish ListVisit Bogle Junior High WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007480Bogle Junior High - (2019-2020) THANK YOU to Bogle families who supported the Bogle library by purchasing over 35 books from our Amazon wish list!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Bologna Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007481Bologna Elementary - (2019-2020) Congratulations to Danielle for showing SPARK and earning Principal of the Hour!  
Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007490Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus - (2019-2020) In Spanish, verb conjugations can make your head spin, because there are so many patterns to learn -- much more than in English. In 4th grade Spanish, Kyle and his peers showed their Spanish fluency, being able to instantly weave between plural verbs and singular verbs, "us" verbs and "them" verbs. Who knew speaking Spanish could be so easy? Keep on soaring, Liberty eagles!  
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