The CH-CH Middle School is currently enrolling students and will open its doors for 8th-grade students in the fall of 2023 and then for both 7th and 8th-grade students in the fall of 2024. Leading the charge for this new addition as the Head of Middle School is Kelly Walsh. Kelly has held the role of Director of 9/10th grade programs at CH-CH for the past six years and is passionate about creating a program that will unlock the potential of middle school students. The Chronicle Magazine (CM) sat down to talk with Kelly (KW) about her background and plans for CH-CH Middle School and the impact it will have on the community as a whole.
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!
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.
Now that teachers and students have adjusted to new schedules and routines, it’s important to embrace the current learning environment. The Skills and Academic Support Department at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is here to help you continue to succeed while at home with strategies and tips that will keep you in a motivated and engaged mindset.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.