Ben Whitman

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020

Posted by Ben Whitman on 8/12/20 1:18 PM

On Saturday, August 8th, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School recognized the forty-two graduates of the Class of 2020 in its 192nd commencement ceremony.

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Topics: Matriculation, Graduation, Class of 2020

Maintaining CORE Values in the Age of COVID-19

Posted by Ben Whitman on 7/21/20 10:12 AM

The Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Admissions team recently held a live webinar to highlight the learning, support, and the School’s sense of community during the 2020 spring trimester. CH-CH Director of Enrollment Management, Lisa Pelrine, was joined by current students, parents, teachers, and administrators to discuss maintaining curriculum, opportunity, relationships, and empathy in the age of COVID-19. 

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Caring Community, Experiential Learning, Admissions

Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall's 2020 Baccalaureate Ceremony

Posted by Ben Whitman on 5/31/20 1:09 PM
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Topics: Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall

CH-CH Admissions Live Q&A Recap

Posted by Ben Whitman on 3/20/20 1:45 PM

Recently, the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Admissions team went live on YouTube to answer parent questions about the independent school admissions process. CH-CH Director of Enrollment Management, Lisa Pelrine, was joined by current students Sonya G. '21 and Elena S. '20 for the webinar. You can watch a rebroadcast of the Q&A here, and in this article we'll outline some of the answers to the great questions asked by the families watching!

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Admissions

Students Take the Lead on Diversity and Inclusion for MLK Day

Posted by Ben Whitman on 1/30/20 10:41 AM

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s call to service, CH-CH students continued the tradition of creating and leading MLK workshops to bring diversity and inclusion to the forefront, while giving their peers opportunities to understand experiences different from their own.

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Embracing Diversity, Inclusion, Leadership, Beyond the Classroom

7 Essential College Tips For High School Seniors, As Told By Recent Graduates

Posted by Ben Whitman on 1/16/20 12:54 PM

Recently, a group of CH-CH alumni returned to campus in Waltham. Their goal was to lead a discussion with the current class of seniors, giving advice that has helped them in their time in college and beyond. Here are the top 7 tips that they had for high school seniors:

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Topics: Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, College Counseling, Alumni, Study Guide and Strategies, Beyond the Classroom, Matriculation

CH-CH Students and Parents Surprise Teachers With Heartfelt Messages This Holiday Season

Posted by Ben Whitman on 12/20/19 1:46 PM

Teachers at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall received a heartfelt surprise this holiday season, as community members delivered an unexpected personal message about the impact these teachers have made on their lives.

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Teacher Spotlight, Caring Community, Inspiration Video

"CH-CH Inspired Me To Fight For Change"

Posted by Ben Whitman on 8/29/19 12:01 PM

Inspired by her math and science classes at CH-CH, Juliette Dent ‘16 graduated with determination to pursue a career in global public health. Juliette continues to draw on the self-advocacy and academic confidence she gained at CH-CH as she heads into the remaining semesters of college, eager to begin making a full-time difference in health care accessibility.

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Alumni

Want To Know The Lessons That Are Important To Teenagers? Let Them Take Over The Classroom.

Posted by Ben Whitman on 4/25/19 2:22 PM

When students at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School were given the freedom to create their own lesson plans for Diversity Day workshops, 16 individuals and groups came together to lead rich workshops designed to educate our community on a wide range of topics.

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Caring Community, Embracing Diversity, Inclusion, Leadership

CH-CH Wrestling: The Road to the Championship

Posted by Ben Whitman on 2/13/19 1:47 PM

Last winter, the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall wrestling team was a force to be reckoned with, winning the Eastern Independent League Tournament Championship for the first time since 1992. The bar was set high going into the 2018-2019 winter athletic season, with Chargers eager to defend their titles as reigning champions.

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Athletics

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