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

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: Athletics, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Boarding School

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

CH-CH Alumni Entrepreneurs: Maxwell Tubman '04

Posted by Ben Cowen-Whitman '14 on 1/30/19 12:59 PM

Aerial Cinematographer and pilot Maxwell Tubman ‘04 has moved from the CH-CH campus to the forefront of the drone industry. Tubman continues to draw on the creativity and inspiration he gained at CH-CH as he invents aircraft that are being utilized in projects ranging from major film productions to providing assistance to those affected by natural disasters.

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Topics: Alumni Entrepreneurs, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Boarding School

The Life-Changing Magic of Homework Organization

Posted by Elizabeth Rosen on 1/23/19 3:46 PM

Have you ever completed a project, but couldn’t submit it on time because you forgot to put it in your backpack? Arrived at school only to find out you had a quiz in math that you didn’t study for? Submitted an assignment, but got points taken off for not having the rubric requirements?

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

Six Core Values for Tomorrow's Leaders

Posted by Crystal Soule on 1/16/19 2:04 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: Running Brook Camps, Leadership, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community

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

CH-CH Teachers Receive Emotional Holiday Surprise from Alumni

Posted by Matt Soule on 12/23/18 11:15 AM

Teachers at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall received an emotional surprise this holiday season, as their former students delivered an unexpected personal message about the impact these teachers have made on their lives.

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Topics: Caring Community, Teacher Spotlight, Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Alumni, Inspiration Video

Community Service for the Common Good

Posted by Bekah LaCoste and Kelly Walsh on 12/12/18 11:36 AM

In its mission, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, “challenges young men and women to realize their individual potential, experience academic success, and develop moral strength and personal integrity.” Part of this work involves helping students experience and learn from the world beyond the boundaries of our 42-acre campus.

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Topics: Student Skill Building, Boarding School, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Community Service, Caring Community

The Power of Creativity in 21st Century Learning

Posted by Dr. Margaret Allen on 12/5/18 2:30 PM

Rapid change, complexity, and social divisiveness mark the world today. How will we survive tomorrow? Will we be able to sustain the human values that we cherish - kindness, courage, empathy? What is the role of schools in this moment? Educational leaders are faced with a central dilemma; how and what do you teach in the context of continuing change, with facts and ideas that become obsolete in the moment, and careers and work areas that have not yet been imagined? And how does a school like CH-CH respond to these challenges?

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Topics: Building Creativity, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Multiple Intelligences

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