Community Highlights

We welcome and cherish the diverse voices of our community including students, parents, grandparents, and alumni.

Author Visit: Paula Yoo



On May 9, author Paula Yoo visited all three division chapels to share her experience growing up as an Asian American, her journey as a writer including her latest book From A Whisper to A Rallying Cry, and the historical lessons we can learn to continue the movement against anti-Asian hate crime.

The Haiti Club



On May 12, members of The Haiti Club gave a brief history on Haiti, explained what it means to have and be a sister school, and outlined the tremendous need that our sister schools in Haiti have.

Easter



On April 18, Easter was celebrated in all three division chapels. In middle school chapel, David P. ‘26, Sam M. ‘26, Warner J. ‘26, Kazi H. ‘26 gave presentations on how the story of Easter connects to their lives by providing hope.

Spectrum Day of Silence



On April 11, high school chapel honored the Spectrum Day of Silence. Zoe T. ’24, V W.’24, Alex G. ’24 presented sharing meaningful, personal stories.

Ramadan



On April 11, Elementary School Lab Science co-teacher Amir Hasan Abdullah explained the meaning and traditions of Ramadan in middle school chapel.

Women’s History Month



Hosted by Patrice Chanel, Women’s History Month was honored in high school chapel on March 24 during which students celebrated through song and gave presentations about some powerful women who helped shape history. Performers and presenters include: Shaye G. '22, Hannah N. '22, Madison S. '22, Rose G. '22, Sophia H. '25, Beija S. '23, Asia H. '23, Annabel B. '23, Julia G. '23, Jessica B. '24, Caitlin J. '22, Grace S. '22, Presley P. '22, and Chloe W. '23. Student musicians include: Paolo P. '23, Wyatt, and Jadon L. '22 with faculty musicians Jeff Bonhiver and Jason Goldstein.

Remembering Eva Hecht



On March 21, David and Daniel D.’ ‘24 gave a presentation in both middle school and high school chapel “Remembering Eva Hecht”, a tribute to their grandmother who survived the Holocaust. Watch the high school chapel presentation which includes a special film interview with Eva.

Jewish Holiday Purim



Daniella L. ‘28 and Zoe F. ‘28 gave a presentation in elementary school chapel on the importance of the Jewish holiday Purim.

Campbell Scholars Program



On February 28 Gloria Sanchez, Associate Director for Academic Enrichment of the Campbell Scholars Program, gave an overview of CSP, which supports underserved yet high-achieving first generation students and their families along the college and career pathway from 6th grade through college graduation. Viviana R. ‘22, who is both a Campbell Scholar and a current CH senior, shared her experience about the program and the joyous news that she will be attending Williams College in the fall. Watch the high school chapel video and click here for more information about CSP.

Women's History Month



On March 14, elementary and middle school celebrated Women's History Month during their respective chapels. Watch the video to watch middle school presentations by Phoebe R. '26, Ruby D. '26, and Lilli H. '26.

Women's History Month



On March 14, elementary and middle school celebrated Women's History Month during their respective chapels. Watch the video to see the presentations by elementary student Charlotte M. '28 and Lou S. '28.

Student Diversity Leadership Conference Chapel Presentations



On March 14, a panel of CH students who attended the NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) SDLC (Student Diversity Leadership Conference) shared their experiences with the high school community during chapel and led an activity. Watch the video to see student presentations by Anabelle P. '24, Isabella D. '23, Nicolas G. '23, Camellia C. '23, and Camila H. '23.

Chapel Presentations



From February 3 - February 28, student speakers presented in chapels twice a week on “Famous Black Contributions.” Watch the video to see an excerpt from one such presentation by Chloe W. ‘23.

Chapel Presentations



In elementary school chapel, Second Grade Associate Teacher Melissa Charles gave a presentation on Haitian Independence Day which commemorates Haiti's freedom from France and the abolishment of slavery and is celebrated on January 1. She shared a children's book she has written about the importance of this day to her family titled I Taste Freedom in My Soup.

Elementary School Lunar New Year Chapel Highlights



On January 31, chapels were held to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Middle School Lunar New Year Chapel Highlights



On January 31, chapels were held to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

High School Lunar New Year Chapel Highlights



On January 31, chapels were held to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Chapel Presentation



Elementary school students collectively presented Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech in a moving presentation in chapel for MLK Day.

December Chapel Highlights



Middle School Chapel celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a presentation by Olivia W. ’26.

December Chapel Highlights



Elementary School Chapel celebrated Hanukkah with a presentation by Tylee R. ’28. Click here to watch the chapel presentation.

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Chapels



Students in Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month chapels in all three divisions shared stories of their ancestry and traditions.

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Chapels



Students in Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month chapels in all three divisions shared stories of their ancestry and traditions.

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Chapels



Students in Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month chapels in all three divisions shared stories of their ancestry and traditions.

Elementary School Chapel Celebrates Rosh Hashanah



6th grader Austin E. ’28 shared Rosh Hashanah family traditions.

Elementary School Chapel Celebrates Rosh Hashanah



6th grader Avery K. ’28 shared Rosh Hashanah family traditions.

Middle School Students Share Yom Kippur Family Traditions



8th grade student Maya L. ’26 spoke about the meaning and importance of Yom Kippur in middle school chapel.

Middle School Students Share Yom Kippur Family Traditions



8th grade student Dexter L. ’26 spoke about the meaning and importance of Yom Kippur in middle school chapel.

Middle School Students Share Yom Kippur Family Traditions



8th grade student Charlotte G. ’26 spoke about the meaning and importance of Yom Kippur in middle school chapel.

High School Chapel on the Jewish High Holy Days



High school chapel featured a guest performance by Justin Stein, a cantorial soloist, who sang the blessing Avinu Malkeinu, and guest speaker Rabbi Ed Feinstein who shared a folktale that embodies the meaning of Yom Kippur.

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month



In Middle School Chapel, Christian H. ’25, Katana S. ’25, and Dylan J. ’25 told powerful stories about their families’ immigration experiences to America.

May is Jewish American Heritage Month



Ike W. ’21 shared a moving story about his family’s experience during the Holocaust.

CH's New Hiring Video



Campbell Hall recently completed a hiring video which gives an overview of what it's like to work at CH and will be used as a recruitment tool at job fairs and on the employment page of the website. Special thanks to teachers Garry Carr, Rosa Dominguez, and Kena Dorsey for sharing their insights in the video!

Celebrating Ramadan



April was National Arab American Heritage Month. Mr. Amir Hasan Abdullah, 6th grade teacher, shared his family traditions in celebration of Ramadan. Observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (sawm), prayer, reflection, and community, Ramadan is a commemoration of Muhammad's first revelation and is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam lasting twenty-nine to thirty days, from one sighting of the crescent moon to the next.

Christmas Chapel Presentation Highlights



Edward D ’25 delivers a Christmas homily connecting to BLM and racial equality in Middle School chapel.

Chapel Highlights Compilation



Watch a compilation of chapel highlights from each division which centered on racial equity and social justice. Students wrote and read their own pieces.

Middle School Chapel Highlights



Chapel is a sacred and safe space where students have the opportunity to reflect and share personal insights, perspectives, and experiences. In this chapel highlight, Arjan J. ’23 shares his Diwali family traditions.

DEIJ Task Force



Hear from DEIJ Task Force Chair Ed Han and member Lisa Johnson about the importance of this group.

CH Parents Share Wisdom About Adoption


Screenshot of Cesar and Jennifer Parra on Good Day LA


Cesar and Jennifer Parra (Gabby ’22) appeared on Good Day LA to share their insight, experiences, and wisdom in "A Conversation About Adoption."
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