Chandler High School celebrates 100th yearPosted: Updated:
CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Chandler High School is commemorating its 100th year with celebrations and new additions.
The school's ROTC instructor and his wife donated an electronic marquee.
"When you have a historic high school like Chandler High, we're celebrating our 100th year, a simple, plain-old electronic marquee just wouldn't really fit," Principal Larry Rother said. "Something like this really sets off Chandler High School."
Chandler High also has a new Freedom Circle, a dedication and monument to service.
The Centennial Celebration weekend will happen Sept. 26-27.
Friday, Sept. 26
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Homecoming Parade - From Chandler Center for the Arts, North on Arizona Avenue to Oakland and then west.
4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Centennial All Class Tailgate Party - CHS Practice Fields off of Chandler Boulevard. Food vendors will be present.
6:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Homecoming pre-game show, featuring current and alumni honored guests.
7 p.m.-9 p.m., Homecoming football game against Cesar Chavez, including a halftime show and 2014 Homecoming royalty.
8 p.m.-11 p.m., All Class Social - CHS Old Gym. Use this time to mingle and see old friends.
Saturday, Sept. 27
8 a.m.-11 a.m., Pancake breakfast - presented by the CHS Wrestling Program in the cafeteria. Cost of breakfast is money donations.
8 a.m.-11 a.m., Self-guided tours of the Chandler High campus. See all of the new expansions over the years and take a walk down memory lane in the registered historic landmark, Old Main. Campus maps will be available.