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

The Colleges Welcoming CH-CH's Class of 2019

Posted by Brooke Fincke on 5/8/19 3:46 PM

The Class of 2019 at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, can be defined by their broad range of interests- from meteorology to documentary filmmaking, from illustration to early childhood education, and all the computer science, sociology, mechanical engineering, math, and political science majors in between.  

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, College Counseling, Matriculation

[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

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

Tennis Returns to CH-CH!

Posted by Shane S. '19 on 4/10/19 11:34 AM

After more than a 20-year absence on the CH-CH campus, tennis is back, and is being led by an instructor with lots of experience and an incredible attitude towards the sport.

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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Athletics

Boosting Academic Performance With Exercise and Nutrition

Posted by Sarah Orban on 3/27/19 1:44 PM

Trouble focusing in class? Woke up late and didn’t have time to eat breakfast before an important presentation? Feeling overwhelmed with trying to balance classes, co-curriculars, and homework? There’s good news - you can help gain control and turn your day around by fueling up and getting some exercise!

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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Student Skill Building, Athletics, Caring Community, Healthy Eating at School

CH-CH's Record-Setting Athletics Season

Posted by Lori White on 3/20/19 11:03 AM

The Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School athletics program spent the 2017-18 school year shattering centuries-old school records by securing six championships from their 13 varsity programs. With four championships under their belt for 2018-19, CH-CH is on pace to match or even exceed last year’s record-breaking year.

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

Spring Break with Dr. Conrad - 8,000 Miles from CH-CH

Posted by Dr. Lance Conrad, Ed.D. on 3/11/19 10:14 AM

As I fly over the Arctic Circle en route to mainland China to visit our Chinese families and students, I think about how we at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall have re-imagined our approaches to connecting with our current and prospective Chinese families.

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Topics: Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Embracing Diversity, International Program

Want To Hang Out This Weekend? Making Lasting Friendships at School

Posted by Maura Henry on 2/20/19 1:16 PM

Friendships are important at every age, but the friendships formed in middle school and high school can make a major impact at this highly-impressionable time. The Journal of Educational Psychology recently surveyed 242 middle school students and found that “students begin to form a sense of self based in part on their interactions with their peers. They also tend to look to each other for help and support as they make other important physical, cognitive and school-related transitions" (Vol. 96, No. 2).

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

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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