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CHAMPtivities

Flag Football-First Game! SFVA vs. CHAMPS
Date: 10/1/2014, 4 PM
Location: 17601 Lassen ST. Northridge, CA 91325
Cross Country
Date: 10/2/2014
Location: O'Melveny Park 17300 Sesnon Blvd. Granada Hills, CA 91344
Rockon for Buildon
Date: 10/3/2014, 7 PM 10 PM
Location: Phoenix Building-Drama 1 First floor of the Phoenix Building, room closest to Van Nuys Blvd.
Flag Football Game- CHAMPS vs. MSA
Date: 10/6/2014, 4 PM
Location: 14301 Vanowen Street Los Angeles, CA 91405
Minimum Day Schedule
Date: 10/7/2014, 8 AM 2:16 PM
Flag Football Game-CALS vs. CHAMPS
Date: 10/8/2014, 4 PM
Location: 1160 Eagle Vista Drive Los Angeles, CA 90041
Cross Country
Date: 10/9/2014
Location: O'Melveny Park 17300 Sesnon Blvd. Granada Hills, CA 91344
End of 2nd Quarter
Date: 10/10/2014
Midsummer Night's Dream-Fundraising Event to Attend the Fringe Festival
Date: 10/10/2014
Flag Football Game- CHAMPS vs. SFVA
Date: 10/13/2014, 4 PM
Location: 14301 Vanowen Street Los Angeles, CA 91405

News and Announcements

CHAMPS Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

CHAMPS Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program Maggie Davis and Cortes Jongaroenlarp have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented by the Principal, Linda Pierce to these scholastically talented seniors.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students are among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2015 competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT (PSAT).
Test Scores Earn 12 CHAMPS Students AP Scholar Awards

Test Scores Earn 12 CHAMPS Students AP Scholar Awards Twelve students at CHAMPS have earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement Exams.

The College Board's Advanced Placement Program provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.

The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students' performance on AP Exams:

AP Scholars (scored 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams)

Rotem Azariya
Margaret Davis
Geoffrey Elbaz-Deckel
Farren Hurwitz
Michelle Kalin
Nina Macaraig
Tessa Straub

AP Scholar with Honor (average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores 3 or higher on four or more of the exams)

Ian Garcia
Eva Hall
Grace Rolek

AP Scholar with Distinction (average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores 3 or higher on five or more of the exams)

Max Farr
Eithan Itaev

The awards are based on last spring's test scores, which were released this summer.
PSAT on 10/15. No exam fee for CHAMPS' Sophomore students.

PSAT on 10/15.  No exam fee for CHAMPS' Sophomore students. This year CHAMPS will be administering the PSAT exam to all sophomores at no charge. Juniors may register for the exam and pay the exam fee in the main office. The test will be given the morning of October 15.

In the junior year,The PSAT is the qualifying exam the National Merit Scholarship. For our sophomore students. the exam provides feedback on how ready the student is for college. It also provides access to tools that improves one's college-readiness.

Practice booklets were distributed in students' advisory period. For more information, please contact Assistant Principal, Mr. Banducci - bbanducci @champscharter.org.
5th Annual PEN TO MIC-Saturday, September 20th from 7:00-9:30 PM in Gideon's Backyard! $5.00
CHAMPS' annual evening of all-original student compositions includes poetry, monologues, comedy, and anything else that's first been put down on the page by students with something to say, and they'll be saying it under the stars and up in the hills on Saturday, September 20th.

All are welcome to attend what's always an inspired evening of student work, so bring a blanket to sit on, form a carpool to drive with, and save a couple bucks for snacks as we support the publication of CHAMPS' award-winning literary journal, The Fish on the Door.

MCs this year are Storm Scully and Gideon Adlon, and they'll be joined on guitar by the always-suave Diego Alvarado.

For sign-up and audition information, as well as the event address, check the flyers around CHAMPS or contact Mr. Friedman in Room 311.

Write on, write on, write on!
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