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CHAMPtivities

End of Semester 2
Date: 5/29/2015
"Pack-It-Up" Day and Field Day!
Date: 5/29/2015, 9:30 AM 3 PM
Location: Students go to their ADVISORY CLASS at 9:30 A M/ Students will be escorted to Field Day.
Graduation for the Senior Class of 2015 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium
Date: 6/1/2015, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: Pasadena Civic Auditorium 300 E. Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101 DOORS OPEN AT 5:00 PM
Grad Night at Disneyland!
Date: 6/2/2015, 9 AM
Location: Students will return the following day at about 4:30 AM.
Board of Directors
Date: 6/22/2015, 6:30 PM
9th Grade Summer Bridge Program
Date: 8/5/2015, 8:30 AM 12 PM
Location: Phoenix building
9th Grade Summer Bridge Program
Date: 8/6/2015, 8:30 AM 12 PM
Location: Phoenix Building
9th Grade Summer Bridge Program
Date: 8/7/2015, 8:30 AM 12 PM
Location: Phoenix Building
First Day of School-Minimum Day Schedule
Date: 8/12/2015, 8:15 AM 2:30 PM
Block Schedule-B
Date: 8/14/2015, 8:15 AM 3:15 PM

News and Announcements

Final Countdown
5/29

“Pack –it-up” Day and Field Day,
ALL students report at 9:30 to their 3rd period Advisory Class. Attendance will be taken. Teachers will walk their class to the church campus for Field Day (10:00-3:00) on the church campus.

This concludes the 2014-2015 academic year.

6/1

Graduation at Pasadena Civic Auditorium. 6:00-8:00 p.m., Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $15 each.
US News Ranks CHAMPS as One of the Best High Schools in the Nation
On May 12, 2015, U.S. News published detailed information on more than 21,150 public high schools, including school-specific data on enrollment, student ethnicity, location, school type and results of state assessments and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests. Using some of these data and a comprehensive methodology, the top-scoring 6,500-plus schools received a gold, silver or bronze medal - and in the case of gold and silver schools, a national numerical ranking.

In addition to the main national rankings, there is new numerical rankings for the top high schools in each state and for the best charter school rank on a national level.

I am pleased to announce that CHAMPS for the third year in a row is ranked among the best high schools in the nation. CHAMPS compares with other high schools based on U.S. News ranking criteria as follows"

Medal awarded Silver
National rank 1,675
State rank 355
Charter rank 188
More information may be found by clicking on the banner above.

Congratulations to our teachers and staff for our superb performance and continued tradition of excellence.
Los Angeles Student Media Festival Features CHAMPS Student, Keaton Applebaum

Los Angeles Student Media Festival Features CHAMPS Student, Keaton Applebaum For the third year in a row, CHAMPS student Keaton Applebaum has been selected to appear at the Los Angeles Student Media Festival. The 5th annual festival will be held on May 30, 2015 at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. Keaton’s horror short, Late Night Report, that he wrote, edited, and directed will be featured. Actors include Michelle Lebowski and Kenna Dean. You can check out the trailer at---https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWC_PyoJ0p8
Martha Graham Company Principal Dancer, Lloyd Knight Teaches Master Class at CHAMPS

Martha Graham Company Principal Dancer, Lloyd Knight Teaches Master Class at CHAMPS Principal Dancer Lloyd Knight of the Martha Graham Company taught a master class for our dance academy students. Artistic Director, Madeleine Dahm said that,"It was a wonderful class, and he was very impressed by our students."

CHAMPS is also having two or our seniors audition for the Graham Company . Two of our alumni Jordyn Urman and Sheroki King will also be in attendance.
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