• Parents who are scheduled to volunteer on campus are required to sign in at the front office, provide ID, and wear a visitor sticker any time they are on campus. Other adult visitors must make arrangements with the front office to visit our campus. Student visitors are not permitted.

Our Principal

Phone: 480-484-6510


Degrees and Certifications:

Principal Todd Dreifort

Administrative Support Coordinator | Pamela Gleason | 480-484-6507

Bio coming soon

Assistant Principal - Athletic Director, Campus Safety

Phone: 480-484-6509


Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Dan Bode

Administrative Support Assistant | Rita Doherty | 480-484-6506

Dan is coming to us from Orange County, California where he has been involved in the high school, and district office administration for the past 14 years. He did his undergraduate work at Cal State Long Beach, and received his Master in Education from Cal State Fullerton. He is excited to join the Firebird team, and looks forward to a great year!

CHS Athletics Webpage

Assistant Principal - Educational Services, Master Schedule, Attendance

Phone: 480-484-6514


Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Joshua Pantier

Administrative Support Assistant | Marianne Silovic | 480-484-6517

Mr. Pantier is one of the of the proud assistant principals of Chaparral High School. Before coming to Chaparral, he was a math teacher in SUSD for 17 years, teaching all levels of math from Algebra through AP Calculus and Dual Enrollment courses. In his current role, Mr. Pantier oversees discipline for the sophomore class and coordinates college, state, and district testing. Mr. Pantier obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education - Math from Arizona State University and went on to obtain a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona State University.

Assistant Principal - Student Services, Special Education and 504 Coordinator

Phone: 480-484-6508


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Assistant Principal Benjamin Englander

Administrative Support Assistant | Peter Heikka | 480-484-6513

Mr. Englander started his teaching career in the Peoria Unified School District, teaching different levels of high school science. In his current role, Mr. Englander oversees the science and art departments and supports the freshman class. He also oversees student activities and testing. Mr. Englander received his Bachelors of Arts in Molecular Biology at Willamette University and his Master’s degree in Education Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

Assistant Principal - Student Services, Testing and Student Activities



Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Megan Bird

Administrative Support Assistant | Peter Heikka | 480-484-6513

Prior to joining SUSD, Mrs. Bird began her career in the Paradise Valley Unified School District where she taught various grade levels and content areas for 21 years before beginning her career in administration.  Mrs. Bird obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Arizona and also holds Master’s degrees in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University and Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University.  In her current role, Mrs. Bird oversees the support of the freshman class, as well as student activities and testing.  She enjoys supporting the students in all aspects of their high school journey and building relationships with the students, staff, and community.


  • Chaparral Firebirds

    Principal:  Todd Dreifort
    Assistant Principal/Athletic Director:  Dan Bode
    Assistant Principals: Joshua Pantier, Benjamin Englander, Megan Bird
    Address: 6935 E. Gold Dust Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
    Phone: 480-484-6500
    Fax: 480-484-6501
    Office Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm
    School Hours: 7:45am - 2:20pm 
    Grades: 9th - 12th Grade
    Colors: Scarlet Red and Gold
    Mascot: Firebird
    Year Opened: 1972

APT Information

  • CHAPTS Information

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Site Council

  • ASITE Meeting Dates for 2019-2020

    (All dates are on a Wednesday from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM)
    August 21, 2019
    September 18, 2019
    October 16, 2019
    November 20, 2019
    December 18, 2019
    January 15, 2020
    February 19, 2020
    March 18, 2020
    April 15, 2020
    May 13, 2020

    2019-20 ASITE Members

    Todd Dreifort, Principal
    Priscilla Traynor, Principal's Secretary
    Elizabeth Moshofsky, Teacher
    Steve Geislinger, Teacher
    Dave Isenberg, Teacher
    Katie Kunitzer, Guidance Counselor
    Allison Barkley, Parent
    Mike Verlardi, Parent
    Sandy Apodaca, Parent
    Michelle Carr, Parent
    Karen Pear, Treasurer/Community Member

    2019-20 ASITE Meeting Agenda and Minutes
    August 21, 2019 Agenda and Minutes
    September 18, 2019 Agenda and Minutes
    October 16, 2019 Agenda and Minutes
    November 20, 2019 Agenda and Minutes
    December 18, 2019 Agenda and Minutes


    2017-18 ASITE Council Bylaws - Chaparral HS