• Rodeo Break: Feb. 25 - 26
There will be no school on Thursday, February 25th and Friday, February 26th in honor of Tucson's Southwestern tradition, the Rodeo. Even if you're not a rodeo superstar or can't make it out to the rodeo grounds, we hope you enjoy a safe and relaxing 4-day weekend. Cholla staff, faculty, and administraton will see you back on campus bright and early on Monday morning.
• TUSD is now hiring for bus drivers.
Are you interested in being a bus driver for TUSD? If the answer is yes, apply at tusd1.org or contact (520) 225-4800.
• Show your College Day Spirit
Mr. Armenta, Ms. Saczko, and Ms. Jeffery wearing some of their favorite gear for College Day. Show your college and university colors every Wednesday for College Wednesdays!
• Seniors Order Caps & Gowns for Graduation
The deadline for ordering you graduation Caps & Gowns is fast approaching.
After November 24th, you risk not getting your graduation gear on time.
Call RembrandtGrad as soon as possible if you haven't made your order yet: 520.797.9200 (Rembrandt Studio & Supplies) | 520.745.5289 (Rembrandt Grad Supplies) or visit the RembrandtGrad website and order online.
• Open Enrollment
The Open Enrollment window will be opening on November 9th - if Cholla is out of boundary for you, but you still want to attend (school choice or magnet), please apply during this window. The Schools Community Services department will accept applications until January 4th. The first lottery will be held on January 11th. For more information, please visit the School Community Services webpage. Also, you may review TUSD's Catalog of Schools to help inform your decision.
• Magnet Status Letter from the Principal
Please download and read the following letter here regarding Cholla's Magnet status. The letter includes information about how to contact the appropriate constituants so that your voices can be heard. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
Also check out these Magnet stories that have been featured in the news:
Magnet Status - KGUN9
Magnet Status - TUSD
Magnet Status - Arizona Daily Star
• Sign Up for the Cholla After-School Program
Don't forget to sign up for the Cholla After-School Program. CAP has a history of helping students be very successful at school. With a variety of options to choose from - like Homework Help, Pots and Poets, or the Cholla Blues Standard - students can get involved in their school and get to take on new experiences. Download the application here. You can download CAP schedule here.
• Make a Difference Day *Postponed*
Due to unforseen circumstances, Make a Difference Day has been postponed. Please look for updates to come in the near future. We will inform you all of the new date when that information becomes available.
• Cholla Chargers in the News - Sergeant DeSouza
The Arizona Daily Star is currently running a series of stories spotlighting American war or conflict veterans. Cholla's own Sergeant DeSouza was recently featured in the series. Congratulations! Click the pic below to read the full article!
Arizona Daily Star Article
• School Pictures
Seniors you still have time to take your yearbook photo. Please contact Studio520 to make your appointment. All pictures need to be taken before Monday, November 16, 2015 in order to be in the yearbook. Make your appointments now. Studio520 website. Phone Number: (520) 407-6816
Underclassmen: Picture retakes are on Monday, October 26, 2015. If you missed the first round of pictures or want to retake your photo, this will be your last chance to do so --- come dressed to impress.
• Class of 2015 videos!
You can now watch videos of Cholla's Senior Memories/Honors Night and Class of 2015 Graduation by visiting Cholla's Youtube Channel!
• International Baccalaureate MYP Information
Cholla is moving towards a complete IB model - one that would incorporate IB principals school-wide, 9th - 12th grade. Please take a look at the IB MYP Continuum and provide feedback. Online Forum: MYP Feedback (*Free Guestbooks by Bravenet.com)
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