Christchurch School - Review #1
About the Author:
|College Enrolled||Radford University|
|Home Town, State (Country)||Hayes, VA|
|Years Attended Boarding School||4|
|Activities During Boarding School||Golf, Manager for Boys and Girls Basketball, Manager for Football, and Manager for Volleyball, Cantorian (Choir)|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
Our focus is revolved around the health of the Chesapeake Bay especially the Rappahannock River. We have a Cans for Oyster drive where we plant oyster seeds in the mouth of the river to clean it. We also take immersion or grade trips to learn about sustainability.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
Senior trip was a good memory. Its hard to say. I loved my time here. You will definitely grow. You will feel ready once you graduate but in the end even if you don't want to admit it. You will miss Christchurch. One thing I wish I would have done is gone to India with the school.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Put yourself out there and be proactive. Introduce yourself.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
Everything. I really do not have a dislike.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
My favorite place to study was Headmasters Hill. You might even to get to see the corgis.
1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Class sizes were really small. We had extra help sessions where we could get help on missed assignments and on current and future work. My largest class was 15 and smallest was 4. Everyone knew everyone and everything.
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
It's on the river. Small local towns nearby. About an hour from Richmond and from Williamsburg. There are 4 golf courses within 30 minutes. The school will take you shopping, just sign up!
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Very diverse. I have met people from many different countries and you will love it. Everyone knows everybody including faculty and staff. Everyone is friendly.
|8:15 AM||Eat food then sign in|
|9:00 AM||Go to Chinese Class|
|10:30 AM||Assembly/ Senior Speech (Wed. Chapel)|
|11:15 AM||History Class|
|1:15 PM||Either extra help or Choir class depending on the day.|
|2:30 PM||Science Class|
|6:15 PM||Co-Curriculars. end. Eat dinner|
|11:00 PM||Lights out|
|1:00 AM||There really isn't really a schedule.|
|12:00 PM||Lights out|
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