Entries by Frank Mills

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 Open House Wednesday, December 9th!

Join us! Chelsea School will be hosting a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, December 9th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.  There will be a presentation by our Admissions Director, with time for Q&A throughout the event.  Space is limited and these opportunities are scheduled, so please RSVP using this link.  Registered guests will receive […]

Virtual Tours Weekly!

Chelsea School will be hosting weekly Virtual Tours every Tuesday at 3:30 pm.  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 […]

Old Faces, New Positions

In June, the Chelsea School Board of Governors announced two exciting position changes for the school’s senior leadership. Kristal Weems-Bradner, former Dean of Students and Co-Head of School, has returned to Chelsea and has taken on the role of Head of School. Frank Mills, former Head of School, is assuming the role of Executive Director. […]

Inside Virtual ESY

Our summer program, known as ESY (Extended School Year) kicked off on Monday, July 6th. For the first time ever, this program is being held completely online. Each day, students have classes meant to maintain and shore-up their basic skills over the summer: intensive reading tutorial, writing workshop, and mathematics lab. Once the school day […]