Connectedness and Engagement | Team Spirit | One Big Family | Community Engagement | Service Learning
Dedicated to reaching out and helping our neighbors within the larger communities, this mission is supported through the CHP Service Learning Program for our students. The focus of this program is to help our students become more aware of the needs of others and to get involved in helping to provide for those needs. Even our youngest students become involved and emulate the qualities that develop within a framework of Caring and Sharing. Student community involvement includes participating in the annual Tour De Franklin to support the local food bank. Middle School students are committed to 5 hours of community service each year. Students are always fundraising to help combat cancer, Huntington’s disease, and many other worthy causes.
Monthly Dress Down for Charity Days are held to support a variety of local and global charities. CHP has partnered with a local Senior Residential Center so that our students may visit and perform for the residents each month. In addition, as CHP students help to support the local food pantry, participate in the annual UNICEF Drive, and respond to national calls for relief efforts in times of disasters, they have become motivated to initiate their own calls for action as they collected items for Gift of Warmth Drives, backpacks filled with school supplies, Book Drives, and Pet Food Drives.
As our mission states, “CHP sows the seeds of curiosity, love for knowledge, and the will to engage socially such that every student has a sense of identity and purpose in life.”
Cedar Hill Prep Students Advanced to the National Finals in Chicago! Cedar Hill Prep School congratulates its twenty-three students who flew to Chicago from June 7th – 10th, to participate in the National Finals of the International Academic Competitions in the History Bee, Science Bee, Academic Bee, Geography Bee, Geography Olympiad, and History Bowl. Having advanced from the Regional Competitions to the National Finals, these CHP students were thrilled to have an opportunity to join approximately 1600 students at this next level of competition.
5 Ways Kids Can Nurture Healthy Digital Habits This Summer As school wraps up, chances are you’ll be sending students off with fond farewells (and a summer reading list). But it’s also a good time to chat about ways to make screen time fun and educational too. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that kids spend up to seven hours a day on screens, and summer time can make those numbers climb higher. And while we can encourage balance and offscreen hobbies, we can also make time onscreen more meaningful and rewarding. How?