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Cultural Arts and Enrichment

The Parents' Association is proud to support the mission of the school.  The Cultural Enrichment Program complements the quality of the education provided at Chase and further enhances the school’s unique educational experience with cultural activities which encompass the academic and social development of students.  These programs are in addition to those ordinarily included in the academic curriculum and particular attention is given to the arts, sciences and humanities. 

 


2013-2014 Cultural Enrichment


Master Storyteller & Mime Antonio Rocha

Antonio Rocha tell stories about his native land, Brazil. Lower School on October, 17, 2013

Destiny Africa Children’s Choir

15 talented children, aged 7 - 12 from Uganda, Africa spend the day at Chase Collegiate with two performances and enjoying lunch with our students and faculty. http://destinyafrica.org/index.php

Destiny Africa Children’s Choir returns for another US tour! Destiny Africa has been touring in the US, Belgium and the UK for the past four years and delivers an amazing heartfelt experience of joy and hope!

They have been graced with opportunities to perform for the UK Prime Minister and members of Parliament, at US State Houses and for government officials, at the United Nations, for the Ugandan Embassy, Boston & Brooklyn African Festivals, several Jazz festivals, the Newport Yachting Center and more! In October 2012 they performed for over 20 Heads of State at the Uganda Jubilee, a celebration of 50 years of independence!

Performing for the Entire School on November 14, 2013 

"In the Footsteps of Marco Polo"

Presented by Emmy nominated, CPTV Movie filmmaker, author and explorer Denis Belliveau. http://thestepsofpolo.org   

“In the Footsteps of Marco Polo” is based on the true life story of buddies Denis Belliveau and Francis O’Donnell who spent two years retracing the entire route of 13th Century Venetian, Marco Polo, from Venice to China and back again. Since the first airing of this award winning PBS film Denis has been invited into hundreds of schools across the country to share his adventures first hand. 

Middle and Upper Schools for February 21, 2014.

 

“Tractor Mac”

For our youngest Chase Collegians, we are hosting the popular children’s author, Billy Steers, famous for his series of books titled  “Tractor Mac.” Billy will be reading his books to our students.  www.tractormac.com

Pre-K and K on April 7, 2013

Dave Nachmanoff

Chase Collegiate welcomes famed singer, songwriter, and guitarist Dave Nachmanoff, for a 3-day Residency program. Dave will be performing for both schools and then doing workshops with smaller groups of students on songwriting and performing those songs during his 3 days at Chase Collegiate.  http://www.davenach.com

Middle and Upper School students, during the 3rd week of April.

Parents' Association Calendar

    • 09-19 Board Retreat
    • 10-01 PA Board Meeting 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • 10-08 LS and US Liaison Meetings 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • 10-09 MS Liaison Meetings 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • 10-14 Upper School Spirit Week
    • 10-15 Upper School Spirit Week
    • 10-16 Upper School Spirit Week
    • 10-17 Upper School Spirit Week

Contact Us

Email: 
parentsassociation@chasemail.org

Call: 203-236-9581

 Executive Officers

President - Louise Knies

Co Vice-Presidents
Andrea Dooley-King
and Jen Figueiroa

Treasurer - Beth Devino

Secretary - Karen Mariani

Sub Committees

Cultural Enrichment
Steve Barker

Box Tops For Education
Kathleen Harte

Class Lead Liaisons

Lower School - Danielle Mahler

Middle School - Sarah Moran

Upper School - Betty Johnson and
Lorraine Hickcox

 

 


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