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CHAMPtivities

DTASC
Date: 10/25/2014
Location: Temecula Valley High School 31555 Rancho Vista Rd, Temecula, CA 92592
SPUR-FLYS Robotics Competition in Riverside, CA-Teams 21A, 21B, and 21C
Date: 10/25/2014
Location: Martin Luther King High School 9301 Wood Rd, Riverside, CA 92508
SPUR-FLYS-San Ramon, CA-Dougherty Valley High School-Team 21D Only
Date: 10/25/2014
Marathon Club-Students Run LA- City of La Puente 10K
Date: 10/26/2014
Location: La Puente
Flag Football- MSA vs. CHAMPS at Van Nuys Park
Date: 10/27/2014, 4 PM
Location: 14301 Vanowen St Van Nuys, CA
Minimum Day Schedule
Date: 10/28/2014, 8 AM 2:16 PM
Sen-Fresh Meeting
Date: 10/28/2014, 10:04 AM 10:36 AM
Location: CHAMPS' Church Campus-Gym
College Visits for Seniors by Reservation Only-1:00 Whittier College, 3:00 Pitzer College
Date: 10/29/2014
Flag Football- CHAMPS at CALS
Date: 10/29/2014, 4 PM
Location: CALS 1100 Eagle Vista Drive Los Angeles, CA 90041
Second Cup of Coffee-Meeting with Linda Pierce and Chris Bright ***New Date***
Date: 10/30/2014, 7:30 AM 8:30 AM
Location: CHAMPS Church Campus-Gym Limited parking will be available on the Church Campus

News and Announcements

Social Media Threat Resolved
The security issue related to the post on YikYak has been resolved. Appropriate disciplinary action has been taken, but we cannot discuss specifics, given restrictions of the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The student came forward and took responsibility for this situation. Police interviewed the student and concluded that no threat exists and that the matter is now closed.

Safety is of primary importance here at CHAMPS. Our community is an open and inclusive one and we are very proud of that reputation. It’s unfortunate that social media apps like YikYak provide an environment where individuals can post comments that are not only threatening, but also hurtful to others.

We will continue to work with our students to promote the responsible use of technology and the importance of treating one another with dignity and respect, in person and online.
Congressman Tony Cardenas Speaks to CHAMPS Seniors.

Congressman Tony Cardenas Speaks to CHAMPS Seniors. Rep. Tony Cardenas spoke at CHAMPS Charter High School on October 22 to the entire senior class. Principal Linda Pierce introduced him to the students. She reminded students that two of the school's expected learning results (ESLRs) were being met by the special assembly. Students need to be CHAMPions of Academic Excellence and CHAMPions of Social Justice. Students agreed at the end of the assembly that they learned about the governmental process and how they can be an agent of change. Mrs. Pierce and government teachers, Mr. Braverman and Ms. Morten were proud of the caliber of questions that our students asked the congressman. CHAMPS is very appreciative of the time that Rep. Cardenas afforded our students.
CHAMPS' dancers perform at the The Very Special Arts Festival

CHAMPS' dancers perform at the The Very Special Arts Festival CHAMPS level 4 dancers performed on October 17 at The Very Special Arts Festival.This annual event hosted by The Music Center, celebrates the artistic achievements of students with disabilities and their mainstream peers.

The festival features student and professional performances on two stages, visual and performing arts workshops, and a student art exhibit created around the theme, A Year to Remember. Over 3,000 people attend the festival each year.
CHAMPS' Theater Academy Presents a Re-imaging of Macbeth
The Theatre Academy presents its first production of the season....
Macbeth
at THE WHITEFIRE THEATRE

'A re-imagining of the classic Shakespeare play, that gives new relevance
to the role of the 'weird sisters' and the woman behind the man that would be king.'
Thursday Oct 16th 7.30pm
Friday Oct 17th 7.30pm
Saturday Oct 18th 7.30pm
AND
Sunday Oct 19th 2.3opm
Theatre Address: The Whitefire Theatre 13500 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 85 (the cross street is Sunnlyslope, near Woodman. It is about a 15-20 minute drive from CHAMPS). There is ample street parking and great restaurants nearby!!!
Tickets go on sale Monday at the Front Desk, Phoenix Building:
Faculty $10, students $10, adults $20.
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