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City offers intersession fun
CUSD Spring Intersession
When Chandler schools break for the spring intersession March 12 through 23,
March 12 – 26
the city’s recreation division will be ready to help keep youths ages 3 to 15 active,
Classes resume Tue., March 27
entertained and engaged with fun classes, sports and swimming during the two-week
respite from classes.
Intersession classes include Clay Art, ages 7 to 13; Math Mania, ages 7 to 11; Reading
Can Be Fun, ages 7 to 10; Pee Wee Sports and Games, ages 3 to 5; and Beginning
Horsemanship, ages 8 to 15.
Golf – Registration for the third annual PTO golf tournament fundraiser starts at noon, March 3
There are also several sports camps in basketball, ages 6 to 14; lacrosse, ages 6 to 12;
followed by a catered meal and silent auction.
girls softball, ages 9 to 14; tennis, ages 4 to 16; and volleyball, ages 6 to 14. In the rim -The girls basketball team won fi rst place in the CUSD Elementary Girls Basketball
In addition, the city’s Tennis Center at Tumbleweed Park is offering a series of one-
Tournament held at Willis Junior High School. The girls played fi ve games to place fi rst.
week tennis camps, offered both weeks at the same times, designed to meet a variety of
Honor band - Students selected for the district’s sixth-grade Honors Band are Aline Diaz, Megan
Donovan, Mikayla Dulaney, Rachel Furphy, Nadia Gaarder, Lindsey Johnson and Justin Solomon.
skill levels from Tiny Tots to Teen Advanced Beginner.
Artrageous change – The Heroes Spring Carnival has been postponed to Sat., April 21. The carnival
There is still time for parents to enroll their children in these programs. Registration theme is art, with an event that showcases the artistic talents of the students.
information is available at www.chandleraz.gov/registration
March 8 - Early release day and student-led conferences
In the meantime, Chandler’s Hamilton Aquatic Center will be open for water play
— Gwen Rusk
and recreational swimming during intersession from noon to 5 p.m. Mondays through
Saturdays, March 10 through 24. The facility is closed on Sundays. Admission is 50
To check out the Hull Heroes for the weeks of Feb. 5 and
cents for kids ages 2 to 17, $1.50 for adults, and 75 cents for seniors 55 and older.
16, go to www.SanTanSun.com
and click on the Youth
A complete list of all classes and camps is available in the spring issue of Break Time,
the city’s quarterly recreation guide, available at www.chandleraz.gov/breaktime
For more information on intersession classes and camps, call 480-782-2727. For
information on the city’s aquatic facilities and programs, including swimming lessons,
swim teams and lifeguard jobs, call 480-782-2733 or go to www.chandleraz.gov/
Art show – The Spring Art Show is 1 to 7 p.m. March 8. Displayed in a museum-like setting, the event
showcases the creative work of students through the parent-driven Art Masterpiece program.
Creamery – Families can head over to Cold Stone Creamery in the Target Plaza March 8 after the art
show. Jacobson gets 20 percent of all sales on this night.
Jet scrip- Scrip can now be ordered online at www.shopwithscrip.com
. Register at the site with
Concert – The fourth grade performs a recorder concert 6 p.m. Tue., March 6 in the Multipurpose
Jacobson’s code, 115AADAB1L437, then send or bring the money to school for your order. A rep in the
front offi ce collects any money, runs credit cards and takes orders. Gift cards are available.
Conferences - Early dismissal student-led conferences are Thu., March 8. Students in grades K-6 are
dismissed at 11:30 a.m.
March 6-9 - Benchmark testing
Assembly - There is an all-school assembly 2 p.m. Fri., March 9.
March 8 - Student-led conferences
TOTM - The Sun Lakes Rotary Club selected second-grade teacher Megan Bailey as the “Teacher of
March 8 - Cold Stone Creamery night
the Month” for February.
— Cindy Sanders
Artist-in-Residence - Mei Kwei Chan Cruse is the artist-in-residence this year. The entire school is
involved in the May program as she works with all grade levels creating Asian artworks.
— Suzanne Incorvaia
Santan Elementary Storm
Honor band - Two sixth-graders were selected for the CUSD Elementary Honor Band through an
audition process: Tyler Pinho on clarinet and Daniel Rabine on trombone.
Creative Stormer - Guneet Gill in Mrs. Wellik’s sixth-grade class was the third-place winner for
Royal scientists – Sixth-grade science fair winners were Kalei Ashlock, Alex Berghorst, Jeremy Bonar, the grade six-level in this year’s City of Chandler Creative Expression Competition – part of the city’s
Kelsey Kramer, Kaeman Mills, Ryan Nguyen and Hayden Whitlock in Mr. Reynold’s class and Candice Chiu, celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Mrs.Anguiano represented Santan at Chandler’s City
Kenia Conner, Zoe Greco, Makayla Guttry, Kasandra Hidalgo, Nina Paz and Sydney Stevens in Mr. Smith’s. Council meeting for having the most student participation in this year’s contest.
The winner of the fi fth-grade Mouse Trap Car was Zack Lawson in Mrs. Schuster’s class. All winners Math wizzes - Alfred Xue, Vincent Crupi, Alyssa Sedgwick, Peter (Jangwoo) Eom, Owen Miller and
represented Ryan at the Hamilton Science Fair. alternate Dillon Nys represented Santan in the sixth-grade math competition.
— Sheila StClair — Tamara Meier
Free publicity for Easter events
Let the SanTan Sun News help you publicize your Easter events in a special section. Is your restaurant having an Easter brunch? Are you
hosting an Easter egg hunt or is the Easter Bunny coming for a visit? Do you offer Easter craft activities for children? If so, email your details
. Include a brief description of the event, times/days/dates, cost or free, if registration is required, venue/address,
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dpi JPEGs or taken on a digital camera on the “best” or “highest quality” setting. Information is due by noon on March 8 for the March 17 issue or
March 28 for the April 7 issue. Submission does not guarantee placement.
Chandler track and fi eld athletes broke several records at the 17th annual Indoor Classic
& Western Zone Junior Olympics Indoor Championship. Cadijah Caldwell-Harris broke
the youth girl long jump record, Cole Luke broke the midget boys 60-meter hurdle record
and Hannah Carson broke the youth girls shot put record, previously set by her.
Shiloh Carroll, a ninth-grade science teacher at Gilbert’s Highland High School,
received a $500 grant through Valley Forward’s EarthFest Education Grant program, made
possible by STMicroelectronics, for a project titled Pit Fall Traps – Looking at Invertebrate
Biodiversity. Approximately 100 students will develop pit fall traps to sample the
invertebrate biodiversity of the schoolyard ecosystem.
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