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

Six Core Values for Tomorrow's Leaders

Posted by Crystal Soule on 7/24/19 3:45 PM

What values are essential for tomorrow’s leaders? This is a question that is top-of-mind for the directors of CH-CH’s Running Brook Camps’ Leadership Training Program, and the lessons they have focused can benefit leaders of any age.

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Topics: Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Leadership, Running Brook Camps

Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Launches 'Rewrite Your Story' Series

Posted by Matt Soule on 7/11/19 11:06 AM
 
Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is excited to launch a new series titled Rewrite Your Story, a collection of stories from students in the CH-CH community who are accomplishing more than they ever thought possible. Follow the stories at www.chch.org/story.
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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Caring Community, Leadership, Rewrite Your Story

Give Thanks. Be Well. Be Good.

Posted by Glenn Manning on 6/26/19 10:15 AM

At Harvard's Making Caring Common, we are working with young adults to promote key ethical capacities like empathy, caring, and gratitude because we know such capacities are at the heart of doing well, but more importantly, they’re at the heart of doing good in college and beyond.

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Topics: Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Making Caring Common

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

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

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

Why We Do This: Winter Carnival

Posted by Nick Ironside '10 on 2/6/19 2:48 PM

As soon as the school year begins, students begin the countdown to one of the most anticipated events of the year...

 

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Winter Carnival

The Celebration of Flag Day

Posted by Ko L. '22 on 1/9/19 2:46 PM

Flag Day is a tradition at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall that dates back as long as most people can remember. Each year, students choose a flag with meaning to them and ceremonially present it to the CH-CH community with a speech about their connection to it.

 

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

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