7 Essential College Tips For High School Seniors, As Told By Recent Graduates

Posted by Ben Whitman on 1/16/20 12:54 PM

Recently, a group of CH-CH alumni returned to campus in Waltham. Their goal was to lead a discussion with the current class of seniors, giving advice that has helped them in their time in college and beyond. Here are the top 7 tips that they had for high school seniors:

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Topics: Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, College Counseling, Alumni, Study Guide and Strategies, Beyond the Classroom, Matriculation

CH-CH Students and Parents Surprise Teachers With Heartfelt Messages This Holiday Season

Posted by Ben Whitman on 12/20/19 1:46 PM

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.

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Teacher Spotlight, Caring Community, Inspiration Video

Our First Year: Poems of Reflection

Posted by Michael Streeter on 12/12/19 12:27 PM

 

 

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.

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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Caring Community, Making Caring Common

Eternal Island - A Halloween Creative Writing Piece

Posted by Dallas R. '21 on 10/31/19 8:56 AM

The following short story was written by Dallas R. '21, a CH-CH student and winner of the most recent Halloween Story Contest. This spooky creative writing piece remains a seasonal favorite by the CH-CH community.   

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Topics: Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Halloween

The Best Fit For College Starts By Teaching The Way Students Learn

Posted by Brooke Fincke on 10/17/19 12:19 PM

Brooke Fincke, Director of College Counseling at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School, is focused on helping students find success. In this article, Brooke outlines the importance of finding the best fit school and how it begins when students understand who they are as learners. 

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, College Counseling

Creativity in the Classroom and on the Field

Posted by Dr. Margaret Allen on 9/27/19 12:14 PM

CH-CH Trustee, Parent, and former Academic Dean, Dr. Margaret Allen, recently sat down with Ed McCarthy, a former CH-CH coach and teacher, to discuss the intersection of creativity and athletics.

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Topics: Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Athletics, Beyond the Classroom

Time Management Tips For Students, By Students

Posted by Matt Soule on 9/11/19 1:10 PM

How many times have you said that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get your homework done? Do you ever have to stay up late to study for a test the next day? By improving your time management skills in high school or middle school, you’ll be able to get your work done quicker, spend less time stressing about homework or studying and improve your grades.

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Topics: Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Studying Tips, Study Guide and Strategies

"CH-CH Inspired Me To Fight For Change"

Posted by Ben Whitman on 8/29/19 12:01 PM

Inspired by her math and science classes at CH-CH, Juliette Dent ‘16 graduated with determination to pursue a career in global public health. Juliette continues to draw on the self-advocacy and academic confidence she gained at CH-CH as she heads into the remaining semesters of college, eager to begin making a full-time difference in health care accessibility.

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Topics: Boarding School, Multiple Intelligences, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Alumni

Changing Self-Talk to Get Things Done

Posted by Maura Henry on 8/14/19 8:33 AM

Being stuck and unable to get motivated can be a terrible feeling, but you have the power to change your mindset by changing your self-talk. We all have internal speech (self-talk), which is prominent in the following situations:

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Topics: Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building, Studying Tips, Study Guide and Strategies

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

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