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54 April 4 - 17, 2009
Basha High Bears New Vistas Academy
Senior alert – High school seniors can get a head start on college by taking a college-level class High fives – Congrats to fourth-grader Rosella Bird for donating her long hair to Locks of Love, a group
now and discovering university life at ASU. The Arizona State Scholars program is an enrichment that provides wigs for children undergoing therapy; third-grader Mira Marwah for following in the footsteps
program offered by ASU specifically for academically eligible high school seniors. Eligibility is based on of her maternal grandfather and publishing her own poetry in a column printed in the Valley India Times;
GPA, class rank, test scores, high school schedules and involvement in other programs. Once chosen and the New Vistas’ chess team for finishing in first place at the recent Rumble Chess Tournament in
to participate, students apply to ASU as a concurrently enrolled non-degree seeking student. Dr. Mark Chandler. Team participants included Jack Krieger, Natalie Krieger, Adam Martin, Kyle Ponzo, Rahul Reddy,
Duplissis, executive director for ASU’s High School Relations, gives a formal presentation on the Scholars Ahmad Shaltot and Brian Wen. Congrats to all!
program from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tue., April 7 in the Basha Library. For more info, contact Meredith Romito
at 480-782-2850.
—Pat Phillips
Sanborn Suns
Gone golfing – Sanborn’s PTO and Dad’s Club hosts its 3rd Annual Gold Tournament, Auction and
Dinner on Sat., April 18 at the Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler. Tee time is 1:30 p.m.; silent auction is 6
to 9:30 p.m.; dinner is served at 6:30 p.m.; and the live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. For more info and to
Chandler High Wolves
register, visit
—Pamela Moya
Music notes – Six CHS students auditioned and were chosen for the Arizona All-State Band out
of several thousand students auditioning. The CHS students selected were Chaz Schober, freshman,
trumpet; David Wiley, senior, trumpet; Peter Wendt, junior, tuba; Jake Perry, sophomore, trumpet; Aimee
Wheeler, junior, flute; and Matt Mendez, sophomore, percussion. They will practice with the All-State Band Gilbert community hosts
and perform in April at the University of Arizona.
High fives – Congrats to the CHS Spiritline for taking home the first-place trophy from the Varsity
‘feel-good’ celebration
Show Cheer at the Arizona State Cheerleading Tournament for the second year in a row.
—Dave Constance
A neighborhood gathering given to “boost morale and reinforce positivity”
throughout Gilbert neighborhoods takes place at Chaparral Estates from 9:30 a.m.
to noon Sat., April 4.
The HOA Community Day, organized by the community’s HOA board of
directors, includes a bounce house, face painting and Easter egg hunt for the kids,
Perry High Pumas and CPR and pool safety information sessions presented by Aqua-Tots for parents.
Ray of hope – Perry High’s Advanced Dancers perform in the first annual “Dancing for a Ray of Hope”
For more information or directions to Chaparral Estates, contact Linda Lang at
event at 7 p.m. Fri., April 17 at Corona Del Sol High School in Tempe. The event is a concert benefiting the
Dysautonomia Youth Network of America Inc., a nonprofit organization serving young people diagnosed
with childhood dysautonomia conditions.
Winter Guard – Puma Percussion and Puma Guard both won Scholastic Regional A Division at Casa
Grande High and Mesquite High Winter Guard Arizona competitions.
Math counts – Heidi Trollope and Misty Falkner did an awesome project with their Honors Math Year
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2 students, planning a park and using a 3D model for their presentation. Also, Perry had more than 80
students sign up for the math AIMS workshop to prepare for their AIMS math test.
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April 16-18: “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7 p.m.; presale tickets $5, $7 at door
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April 23: Theatre Arts Showcase, 7 p.m., auditorium or call 480-732-0250.
May 2: Junior Prom, ASU’s Cooley Ballroom, 8-11 p.m.
—H. Patterson
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