An Open Letter To The Class Of 2020

Posted by Ben Riggs on 3/25/20 8:34 AM
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Topics: Boarding School, Student Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Caring Community, Class of 2020

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

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

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

Students' Digital Distraction: Just A Notification Away

Posted by Ashley Balaconis on 4/3/19 2:22 PM

Are you a parent or teacher of a student who will not turn the device off? Unfortunately, this is an all-too-common occurrence with today’s generation of high schoolers. I don’t mean to generalize as there certainly are some students who are able to manage their social feeds and academics without it taking their abilities completely off course.

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

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

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 Wellness, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Student Skill Building

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