Chaparral High School Firebird Word Thur., March 20, 2014 Welcome Spring! Today is the Vernal Equinox. There are just about as many hours of light as there is darkness. Congrat's goes to Molly Gildersleeve who has been chosen as a finalist in The Gallery Collection by Prudent PublishingCreate-A-Greeting card. If chosen she will win a $10,000 scholarship and Chaparral will also receive a $1,000.00 reward. Good Luck Molly! Columbine library book…if you have a copy of Columbine, please see Mrs. Harris, in the library, for just a quick question!!! Thanks. :-) JSU club takes place each Wednesday! 4th hour lunch in Mr Leinwohl’s room F120 5th hour lunch in Ms Hecht’s room E212 . Remember the attendance policy… Miss 10, do it again! Don't be the one who has to take a class over because of too many absences. Hang in there. Attention Guitar Club! There will be NO meeting this Today, Thur., Mar.20. Public Library cards will get you a little treat! Bring yours & show it to Mrs. Harris between today & next Fri., Mar. 28. See you @ Your Library! Come to the Chaparral Fashion Show on Sat., Mar. 22 in the auditorium @ 7 pm! See Mrs. McCreary for details. SUSD National Merit Scholarship hopefuls... Congrat's goes to Matthew Adler, Conner Jennison, Leah Kaplan, Evelyn Karis, Natalie Mionis, Aaman Mouti, Eric Peshkin, Olivia Struckman, Kyle Sun, Scott Viteri, Justin Wang and Rianna Williams. Good Luck to All. Have any eye glasses you can donate to those who cannot see well? The International Club is collecting eye glasses again this year. Please bring them to the library. Make a difference in your world. Seniors! As a reminder, the CHAPTS Safe Driving Scholarship ($1,000)and Cocopah Scholarship ($1,000 )are due on this Friday, March 21st by 3:00 pm in the College & Career Center. Both are exclusively for Chaparral students, so don’t miss out on this generous opportunity! CHAPTS is awarding a $1,000 Safe Driving Scholarship to a Chap senior who creates a project that urges teens to drive safely. The project can be a song, a poster, a public service announcement, a video... …anything that will encourage students to improve their driving habits. Application due date: Fri., Mar. 21. Please use Naviance to download the application or stop by the College & Career Center for hard copy. Seniors, did you attend Cherokee, Cochise, Sequoya or Copper Ridge? If so, each school is offering a $1,000 scholarship. The applications with specifics are on Naviance and hard copies are available in the College & Career Center. Don’t miss out on these generous awards from your alma maters! Fri., March 28 Graduation supplies will be distributed; all senior debts must be paid. This also includes any overdue library books. Prom, "A Night in Black and White," will be on Sat., Apr. 12 from 8 to 11 p.m. @ the Sandra Day O'Connor Courthouse… …Tickets are $65 & on sale in the bookstore starting Mon., Mar. 17. You must be a jr. or sr. to buy prom tickets! Be sure to return your overdue library books! Attention Seniors!!! Pick up information about auditioning for 2014 Graduation! Seniors need only to attend one meeting! … Interested in the U.S. Military Academies! Representatives from ALL the military academies and AZ Congressional staff will be at the SERVICE ACADEMIES CONFERENCE 2014 on Saturday, March 29th from 10-noon @... …Coronado High School to explain the unique application process required from each school. Please go to Naviance or come by the College & Career Center for more information. Experience the SAT AND ACT without taking the REAL Exam. SAT/ACT COMBO TEST. A practice test is the best way to find out which is best for you. SAT. MARCH 29, 2014 8AM TO 12:15PM here @ Chap. In rm. J600… …Cost is $5 & Register in the Bookstore. Don't forget 2- #2 pencils & a calculator for the test. Pick up results Wed. April 9, @ 6-7:30 pm in rm J600. Both Parents & Students are Welcome . Take a PSAT Practice Test here at Chaparral on April 12 @ 8am in J600. Register in the bookstore for $5. Reserve your seat today! Please bring 2 sharpened #2 pencils and a calculator!... …Pick up results on Wed. April 23, 2014 @ 6-7:30 pm in Rm J600. All parents & students are invited to pick up results & attend a test strategies seminar. Life Skills is recycling empty chip bags all year. The bin is emptied weekly in the café & library. For chip bags… see the trash can, just walk past. Find the bin & put it in. And finally… Students please remember you MUST have a signed pass to come to the library during class time. Get one signed from your teacher BEFORE you leave or go back for it. Thank you.