Entries by Frank Mills

Chelsea Celebrates Women’s History Month

Chelsea Celebrates Women’s History Month On Tuesday, March 23rd, Chelsea School’s month-long celebration of Women’s History culminated in a remarkable school-wide event. A virtual panel of women from a diversity of occupations and professional backgrounds were brought together to discuss the importance of women’s history with our students. The panel included Melissa Boston, educator, school […]

Students Return to Campus for Learning Pod

Students Return to Campus for Learning Pod On Monday, March 22, 2021, students returned to the Chelsea campus for the first time in over a year to take part in the Learning Pod. The Learning Pod is designed to meet the needs of students who have been struggling particularly hard during distance learning, and who […]

Keeping Students Safe and Focused While Online

Keeping Students Safe and Focused While Online In December 2020, Chelsea School launched Go Guardian, a digital teaching environment for remote learning designed to filter and monitor content on all student devices, eliminate distractions through classroom management tools, and identify unsafe online behavior. The program also gives teachers, administrators, and parents direct access to student […]

January 2021 News and Notes

Chelsea Sophomore Helps Feed the Homeless What did you do over Winter Break? While most of us were chilling out, watching Soul or Wonder Woman 1984, and taking it easy, one of our sophomores was making a real difference in her community. Savannah is a 10th grader from Washington, DC. This is her second year […]

December 2020 News and Notes

Senior Class Collects Food for Community On November 14, Chelsea School’s Class of 2021 hosted a food drive to support members of the school’s community as well as local foodbanks. Many families in the Chelsea learning community, as well as those in our local area, have struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing on the support […]

November 2020 News and Notes

Home Learning Kits Delivered Home learning kits were delivered to students at the end of October in an effort to maximize the quality of Chelsea School’s virtual learning program. Each student received a kit specially designed for their class schedule and their learning needs. Kits were delivered via parent pick-up and through staff delivery. Each […]

October 2020 News and Notes

October 2020 News and Notes   And ….. We’re Off!  (Virtually) Chelsea School’s 44th school year began with great fanfare as we welcomed back our Head of School, Kristal Weems-Bradner, to the fold. Mrs. Weems-Bradner was beaming with pride as she addressed the students on the first day of school. “Each of you has a […]

Virtual Tours Weekly!

Chelsea School will be hosting weekly Virtual Tours most Tuesdays.  Please RSVP by 12:00 pm noon. Please contact Debbie Lourie, Director of Admissions: dlourie@chelseaschool.edu to reserve your spot.  Registered guests will receive a Zoom invitation the day of the event. Please feel free to contact us with any questions!    

Leveraging Relationships in a Time of Pandemic

This spring, Frank Mills, our Executive Director, was invited to contribute an article to the Educating All Learners Alliance discussing Chelsea School’s remarkable shift to virtual learning in March. As local districts closed for several weeks without any kind of educational programming, Chelsea School was able to quickly pivot to a fully virtual instructional model […]

Moving and Grooving

One of the side effects of students being quarantined to their homes this spring was that they did not have many opportunities to exercise. Perry Nichols, our veteran physical education teacher, came to the rescue! He created a class for our students called “Fun Fitness Challenges” where, using their home spaces, they were able to […]