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

CH-CH Varsity Basketball: Two Teams, Two Leagues, Four Championships

Posted by Lori White on 2/27/20 9:01 AM

Over the past two school years, the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School athletics program shattered centuries-old school records by securing twelve championships from their boys and girls varsity programs. With a championship mindset going into the winter 2019-2020 season, the Chargers were eager to bring home another trophy for their respective basketball leagues.

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Alumni, Beyond the Classroom

CH-CH Opens New Visual & Performing Arts Center

Posted by Matt Soule on 2/13/20 2:32 PM

On Wednesday, February 12th, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School opened the doors to their new Visual & Performing Arts Center. The $5.5M project has transformed a historic 19th-century Waltham barn into a 22,000 square foot, cutting edge center for the arts.

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Topics: Building Creativity

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

Our First Year: Poems of Reflection

Posted by Michael Streeter on 12/12/19 12:27 PM



Being a newcomer can elicit a wide range of emotions. As I reflect back on my year, I can think of no better way to express my feelings and commemorate my journey than through poetry. I asked one of my Skills and Academic Support (SAS) students, Dallas R. ’21, who was also new last year, to join me by writing her own piece.

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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Caring Community, Making Caring Common

I Wanted Opportunities to Lead

Posted by Matt Soule on 11/25/19 10:47 AM

Dylan grew up witnessing the leadership example of his older brother, and when his younger brother came along, he felt the drive to become a leader himself. Now, as a boarding student at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Dylan has found his spot as a leader in the classroom and in the dorm.

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Topics: Boarding School, Caring Community, Leadership, Rewrite Your Story

The Moment I Realized My Purpose

Posted by Emma Maniscalco '19 on 11/13/19 4:03 PM

I currently have 2,357 photos in my phone. They are mostly of funny moments, family, celebrations...all captured for nostalgia.

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Topics: Student Skill Building, Alumni, Leadership, Running Brook Camps, Experiential Learning, Class of 2019, Independent Study

Eternal Island - A Halloween Creative Writing Piece

Posted by Dallas R. '21 on 10/31/19 8:56 AM

The following short story was written by Dallas R. '21, a CH-CH student and winner of the most recent Halloween Story Contest. This spooky creative writing piece remains a seasonal favorite by the CH-CH community.   

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Topics: Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Halloween

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