10 Tips for Attending A Private School Open House

Posted by Ami Maniscalco on 10/14/22 7:48 AM

When looking at a private day or boarding school for your child, Open Houses are one of the best ways to experience what the school has to offer, while meeting the teachers, parents, students, and administrators. At the same time, Open Houses can be a whirlwind, especially if you are considering multiple schools. I know this well, as I’ve gone through the process from both sides, as a parent (twice!) and now as a member of the Admissions Team at CH-CH. 

From my experience in attending Open Houses with my daughters, and now helping run and organize them, I’ve put together the 10 most important tips to ensure you get the most value out of your visit. 

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Topics: Boarding School, Admissions

Inside Campus as Canvas: Cloud Tree 1, Alaina Mahoney Interview

Posted by Julia Kennard on 10/11/22 9:29 AM

Have you walked by the Peebles, the Admissions building on campus and noticed silver clouds balanced atop a twisted metal base? That is Cloud Tree 1, a sculpture by artist Alaina Mahoney (AM) and part of CH-CH’s Campus as Canvas initiative that was installed in 2018. We interviewed Alaina Mahoney to ask her four brief questions about this piece and her process to create it. 

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall

Ms. Turpin's Sophomore Mixtape

Posted by Nikki Turpin on 9/17/21 2:53 PM

 

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

I Don’t Know What to Say! Talking to Children About Race and Equity

Posted by Nikki Turpin on 11/24/20 1:51 PM

As parents, it often catches us off guard. Your child heard something at school or saw on the news, and has questions about race. What is Black Lives Matter about? Why are people upset? Why are people treated differently?

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Topics: Boarding School, Embracing Diversity, Inclusion, Leadership, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Anti-Racism

CH-CH's Virtual Alumni Homecoming Recap

Posted by Ben Rogers on 10/13/20 12:55 PM

When it comes to Homecoming, you probably think of being back on campus, meeting students and faculty, and seeing your former school in-person. This year, CH-CH's Alumni Homecoming had to be adjusted slightly due to COVID. We felt it was more important than ever to bring alumni together, attend classes, and see their former stomping grounds. After a few brainstorming sessions, we decided to host a virtual homecoming week through Zoom to accommodate as many different schedules and timezones as possible

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Alumni, homecoming

Here's the T with Mrs. Turpin

Posted by Nikki Turpin on 8/24/20 8:29 AM

Welcome Back, CH-CH Community! As I’ve said before, I am extremely excited to be a part of the CH-CH community. I hope you have found some rest and happy moments these last few months, as we continue to fight through these two pandemics. While I have met many people in the CH-CH community, I truly can’t wait to see and get to know everyone upon our return to campus.

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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Embracing Diversity, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Anti-Racism

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

Transforming Your Communication at Home [Including PDF Guide]

Posted by Kenna Weber on 4/13/20 8:38 AM
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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Self-Care Strategies

An Open Letter To The Class Of 2020

Posted by Ben Riggs on 3/25/20 8:34 AM
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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Class of 2020

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

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