Junior Ethan Puc will be participating in the New Balance Nations tomorrow at 3:20 pm. He will be up against some of the nation's top runners. Earlier this season, Ethan ran a 4:21 mile while participating on the Chase Winter Track team.
Here is the link to the Livestream! https://cdn.runnerspace.com/nbnlive.html
Congratulations to our Varsity Girls Basketball team for their NEPSAC Tournament wins over The Dublin School and Covenant Christian Academy. The Lady Highlanders made it to Super Sunday where they played their final against New York Military Academy. Congratulations to Maddie Patrick '21, Loren Tuck '22, and Ella Atkins '22 for their All-League recognition. Chase graduates three seniors, Angelene Guglielmo, Meris Rosenberg, and Karen Sun.
Middle School Coed Tennis and Ultimate Frisbee will begin on March 26, weather permitting. The practices will go from 2:45-4:00. You can pick up at the Goss Field House at 4:00. If a students ride is not there, they will be sent to the Library for after-care.
Congratulations to our Varsity Girls Basketball team for winning the 2018-19 HVAL regular season with a 9-1 record. They also won the 2018-19 HVAL Tournament with a 53-44 victory over Christian Heritage. Congratulations Highlanders!
Academic Honors for the first semester at Chase Collegiate School
Faculty Honors is the highest academic honor. It's for students earning a 92 or above; High Honors students earned an 88 or above; and Honors students earned an 85 or above.
Earning Faculty Honors were 12th-graders Robert Jones of Waterbury, Peter Haoyang Lyu of
Waterbury, Kevin McDonald of Waterbury, Victoria Xinyang Yu of Waterbury, Danny Yuhui
Pang of Waterbury, Jessica Lingyu Shi of Waterbury, Jacob Ruofan Xu of Waterbury, Kathleen
Green of Woodbury and Gelia Kenney of Woodbury, Eric Zelun Bi of Waterbury, Grace Chen
Chen of Thomaston, William Tianyang Li of Thomaston, Tommii Jiachen Zeng of Thomaston;
11th-grader Ritesh Vidhun of Southbury, Ethan Puc of Naugatuck, Christopher Ficeto of
Wolcott, Andy Yicheng Wang of Watertown, Daisy Shi Tang of Watertown, and Asher Weicheng
Gao of Watertown; 10th-grader Garrett Fisher of Plantsville, Shirley Lin Xiao of Waterbury,
Conrad Coyanda-Parkzes of Watertown; 9th-grader Nathan Stellmach of Waterbury, Lucy Bird
of Terryville, Enisa Senkal of Watertown, Patrick Osiecki of Naugatuck; 8th-grader Nathan Liu of Cheshire;
7th-grader Nicholas Ciampi of Watertown and Maura Kahuda of Watertown; 6th-grader Logan
Altenburger of Waterbury, Ben Khachia Haj Frej of Waterbury, Matthew Romero of Southbury,
Isak Senkal of Waterbury.
High Honors were earned by 12-graders Sophia Medeiros of Watertown, Jerry Hao Fang of
Watertown, Bill Mengxi Chen of Watertown, Daniel Nejaime of Torrington, Melody Haiyun Zhou
of Waterbury, Jane Yuqi Wu of Waterbury, Vicky Bing Wan of Waterbury, Jack Yunduo Li of
Waterbury, Ray Jiarui Li of Waterbury, Hailey Falcone of Waterbury, Khouchoua Ben Haj Frej of
Waterbury,Taimur Darr of Cheshire, Dylan Carmichael of Middlebury, Meris Rosenberg of
Naugatuck, Nishwa Nawaz of Newtown, Ellen Wenya Yu of Southbury, Michelle Singer of
Southbury; 11th-graders Howard Hao Fu of Watertown, Margaret McGuire of New Milford; 10th-
graders Aydin Calsetta of Waterbury, Eric Dahai Huang of Waterbury, Simon Kopecky of
Waterbury, Colby Calabrese of Watertown, Mina Yushan Zeng of Watertown, Zachary Powers
of Middlebury, Augustus Coffey of Newtown, John Echeverria of Newtown, Madeline Patrick of
Newtown, Benjamin Goth of Watertown, Sherly Yixuan Lin of Southbury, Neel Avancha of
Southington; 9th-grader Ricardo Croes of Cheshire, Jaiden Paniagua of Naugatuck, Tim
Junshen Xu of Naugatuck, Teigan DaCunha of Southbury, Adhiraj Katoch of Southbury, Haige
Heiger Chen of Waterbury, Jasmine Rossi of Waterbury, Ella Atkins of Watertown; 8th-graders
Martin Devino of Middlebury and Jack Johnson of Southbury; 7th-graders Peter Atkins of Watertown, Sarah Medeiros of Watertown, Grace Zembruski of Naugatuck; 6th-graders Haider Darr of Cheshire,
Sarah Madi-Bouabre of Waterbury, John-Anthony Samuel of Waterbury.
Honors were received by 12th-graders Jung Kee Carlson of Naugatuck, Journey Singleton of
Waterbury, 11th-graders Sarah Zihan Shao of Prospect, Emma Denihan of Waterbury, Jessie
Jiaxun Zhang of Waterbury; 10th-grader Alexandra Dassatti of Watertown; 9th-graders Emily
Lanoie of Waterbury, Loren Tuck of Waterbury, Murphy Malone of Cheshire, Paige Comunale of
Southbury; 7th-grader Katherine Datlow of Southbury; 6th-grader Santiago Croes of Cheshire.
Please come to join us as we celebrate our Winter Upper School teams on March 6th from 6-7 p.m. in the Smith Cornerstone Room.
Congratulations to Logan Condon on his recent recognition by NIAAA (National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association) as a Certified Athletic Administrator. To earn this distinction, Logan has demonstrated the highest level of knowledge and expertise in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. The certification process included a thorough evaluation of the candidate's educational background, experience and professional contributions, as well as a rigorous, comprehensive written examination. Logan is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism. The NIAAA is a national professional organization consisting of all 50 state athletic administrator associations. It is dedicated to promoting the professional growth of high school athletic administrators and preserving the educational nature of interscholastic athletics and the place of these programs in the secondary school curriculum.
In furthering the values of Chase Collegiate and inspired by a lesson from ReadWriteThink, a publication by The National Council of Teachers of English, Chase continues its commitment to enrich each student's life with a program, Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness. Students and teachers are participating in the challenge to complete 100 acts of kindness during the month of February.
The Chase Cares initiative was started last year with an emphasis on the importance of spreading love, peace and kindness.
The Boys Varsity Cross Country team were crowned 2018 HVAL Champions this past Monday, 11/5. The Boys dominated the field with 5 runners finishing in the top 13 spots. The Highlanders were led by 11th Grader, Ethan Puc, who put in a commanding performance with a time of 15:48, a minute and 7 seconds faster than the second place finisher. 10th Grader, Rafael Mahario, came in third with a time of 17:51 while 8th Grader, Tommy L., finished in 9th with a time of 18:48. 10th Grader, Colby Calabrese, finished in 11th followed by Senior Captain, Robby Jones in the 13th place. Ethan, Rafael, and Tommy achieved All HVAL status with their top 10 finishes. This was the Boys first league title since 2014.
The Girls Varsity Cross Country team also saw great success through 9th Graders Loren Tuck, who finished in 6th and Eliza Slevinsky, who finished in 10th. These finishes gave both Loren and Eliza All HVAL Status.
"I am very proud of all our runners especially, our seniors, who have reached one of the goals that they set for their final season. The victory today was a testament to the hard work that all our runners have put in throughout the season. We hope to ride the momentum into a great performance this weekend at the NEPSAC Championship."- Coach Grimes
HIGHLANDER OF THE WEEK
Daniel Nejaime '19
Varsity Boys' Soccer
October 29 - November 4 (2018)
Daniel Nejaime '19 has been selected as the Highlander of the Week for 10/29-11/04. Daniel scored 5 goals and contributed 2 assists to the Boys' Varsity Soccer team's two wins last week. The team won 9-3 against Watkinson and 6-1 against Williams. Nejaime was also selected to play in the WNESPSSA and CT All-Star games later this month.
"Danny is our captain, he leads by example, works hard on the field, and provides a positive attitude for the team." Coach Joe Campos.
Congratulations Danny, and good luck in the HVAL tournament!
Please click HERE to read about our previous Highlanders of the Week.