Last month, Dr. Pablo "Popi" Borboroglu, the founder of the Global Penguin Society and 2023 Indianapolis Prize Winner, visited Chartwell and spoke with our lower school students about the 18 different penguin species concentrated in the Southern Hemisphere, 55% of which are listed as threatened.
Earlier this year, Chartwell School was invited to participate in a global art project, Dear Dyslexia, inviting people of all ages with dyslexia to celebrate their relationship to dyslexia on a postcard.
High school art and biology students had the opportunity to collaborate with local artist and educator, Jayson Fann, on an art installment that will be gifted to the Gathering for Women Center in Monterey.
Chartwell’s science camps have been a legacy experience for every grade 5 or 6 student for over a decade. The pandemic, however, forced the school to rethink the experience and develop innovative ways to keep the spirit of the trip alive, while respecting critical safety guidelines.
Chartwell welcomed Senator John Laird and Assemblyperson Dawn Addis to campus in October.
Congratulations to Chartwell for officially being named an Ocean Guardian School! We recently received our Year One banner to display on campus indicating that we successfully accomplished our goals for the year and have gained official Ocean Guardian status.
Work is underway to convert the natural grass field in front of McMahan Hall to artificial turf to provide our community with a contemporary playing field designed for multiple sports and fitness activities.
For the last two years, Chartwell has hosted the Spooktacular Robotics Scrimmage for Chartwell students and surrounding communities. The scrimmage gives students an opportunity to meet students from other schools, share their Innovation Projects, and collaborate on the latest robotics technology.
Since our creation in 1983, Chartwell has fostered an environment that prioritizes inclusivity in support of the student populations we serve and their learning and language based differences, like dyslexia. Over the last 40 years, we have grown and developed our understanding of what inclusion means for our students.
A new drone class has arrived on campus and our students are thrilled to be learning about the ins and outs of the flying world.
Lower school students are learning about entrepreneurship and the characteristics and processes that it takes in order to be a successful entrepreneur.
Chartwell students are introduced to world cultures through music on World Music Wednesdays and started the year off strong with a performance of Hawaiian song and dance.
Lower School students celebrate International Dot Day with engineering and art projects inspired by Peter H. Reynolds' book The Dot.
Middle school students in Mr. Postadan's cooking elective are learning the basic of cooking and putting their own spin on classic recipes.
Chartwell's first high school volleyball team hits the courts with enthusiasm and excitement as athletes build their foundational skills and develop camaraderie with their fellow teammates.
High school student Lala Schembari-Willard designed, engineered, and assembled a gaga ball pit as a passion project in engineering class.