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The Chestnut Hill School’s social-emotional teaching strategies and school counselor Jennifer Dirga were featured this week in a podcast published by the National Association of Independent School.
On a cold December morning, over 50 fourth through sixth graders gave up an extra half hour of sleep to witness the sunrise and arrive at school early to test their math skills as part of the international Math Olympiads organization.
When Hawks step into the sixth grade classrooms for their final year at The Chestnut Hill School, they’re met with a challenge unlike any other they’ve experienced during their nine years at CHS: studying Latin.
A Beginner student singing while his father plays guitar, a father-daughter reenactment of Anansi folklore and an array of student dancers performing folk and Bollywood dances – this year’s Festival of Lights had it all.
On Sunday, December 3, nearly all of The Chestnut Hill School’s sixth-grade class competed in the FIRST LEGO League competition at Foxborough Regional Charter School. The CHS team came in first place in the FIRST Core Values category. Every student in sixth grade practices their coding and teamwork skills in class and has the opportunity to attend this annual tournament.
From hurtling through inflatable obstacle courses to gently petting bunnies and ducks at the petting zoo, there was plenty of fun to be had during Carnival on Oct. 14!
This September marks the exciting launch of the Illustrative Mathematics (IM) curriculum at The Chestnut Hill School for Grades K-6 following the 15-month-long work of a committee of twelve staff members across grade levels. The Math Committee’s work stems from the school’s professional commitment to reviewing curricular areas on a cyclical basis.
Just days before the start of the school year, all CHS staff gathered in the Community Meeting Room to learn from acclaimed behavior analyst, educator and author Dr. Jessica Minahan.