Inside Campus as Canvas: David Allen '93 Interview

Posted by Julia Kennard on 3/14/23 9:05 AM

Allen is a last name that appears across campus; on buildings, in yearbooks, in the school’s history, and seen through sculpture. David Allen (DA) '93, son of Margaret Allen, is a sculptor who created two pieces as part of the Campus as Canvas initiative, The Core and The Sphere. In an interview, Allen gave insight into his work on campus, The Core on the island by South Hall and The Sphere in the courtyard at the Learning Commons. 

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Topics: Boarding School, Alumni Artists, Beyond the Classroom, Visual and Performing Arts

The Incredible Importance of Engagement in Schools

Posted by Lance Conrad, Ed.D. on 9/29/22 7:54 AM

As we embark on the new 2022-23 school year, I reflect upon the challenges facing school leaders and schools over the past two years while, at the same time, identifying the opportunities moving forward. We experienced a tumultuous two-year stretch weathering a global health pandemic, as well as other historic socio-political events and economic headwinds in America. Working through this unprecedented set of challenges, we look forward to moving beyond, identifying new opportunities, and leveraging many of the strengths making CH-CH such a special community.

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Topics: Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Leadership, Beyond the Classroom

A Student's Message On Election Day

Posted by Jules R.G. '21 on 11/3/20 10:05 AM

 Jules R.G., a member of CH-CH’s Class of 2021 recently gave his senior presentation, which included this message on the 2020 election:

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Topics: Beyond the Classroom, Making Caring Common

Speak Up, Stand Up.

Posted by Lance Conrad, Ed.D. on 6/1/20 3:53 PM
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Topics: Beyond the Classroom

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

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

Creativity in the Classroom and on the Field

Posted by Dr. Margaret Allen on 9/27/19 12:14 PM

CH-CH Trustee, Parent, and former Academic Dean, Dr. Margaret Allen, recently sat down with Ed McCarthy, a former CH-CH coach and teacher, to discuss the intersection of creativity and athletics.

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Topics: Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Athletics, Beyond the Classroom

Why We Do This: Spring Session

Posted by Nick Ironside '10 on 6/12/19 3:40 PM

Spring Session is CH-CH's experiential learning program that involves all members of the community. Since 2013, Spring Session has opened the door to exciting experiential-learning opportunities for all CH-CH students. The 2019 sessions gave students the opportunity to create, travel, and connect with history in ways that could only exist by getting out of the classroom.

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Community Service, Beyond the Classroom, Experiential Learning

[More Than a] MakerSpace

Posted by Matt Soule on 5/1/19 3:18 PM

The MakerSpace at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School is a creative hub that’s stocked with 3D printers, circuits, motors, building materials, and the tools to make just about anything you can imagine, but it’s also something much more. The MakerSpace is allowing students to take control of their learning experience by enhancing CH-CH’s ability to teach the way students learn through real, hands-on educational opportunities.

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Student Skill Building, Beyond the Classroom, MakerSpace

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