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  • Virginia Wesleyan, Cape Henry Collegiate Launch Dual-Enrollment Partnership

    Virginia Wesleyan University News
    A new partnership between Virginia Wesleyan University and Cape Henry Collegiate gives seniors from the Virginia Beach private school the opportunity to earn college credit for their journeys abroad. In a collaboration that mirrors a traditional college travel course, students have dual-enrollment status with VWU and receive academic credit for their short-term travel with the Nexus Global Studies program.
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  • Student Reflections: The American Civil Rights Nexus Trip

    Madisen Patrick '19
    “If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebears, who stood firmly like a rock against the lash of slavery, we shall find a way to do for our day what they did for theirs” - Mary McLeod Bethune An enormous United States Flag flew over a rest stop in South Carolina. So big, that as a group we all stopped in our steps to stare and watch the win whip it back and forth. The flag was capable of embracing and engulfing the fifteen of us multiple times. We looked up at the flag in comfort and honor, but the flag’s shadow did not foreshadow for us how small that flag reached around our ancestors. Our ancestors that had no rights; cast as outsiders with no other option but to stand up in the red, white, and blue to make the land of the free, free for me. 
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  • Feature on Nexus Global Studies

    The CultureFeed Team
    Recently, the team at CultureFeed, interveiwed our Nexus Global Studies students and faculty. Click on the links below to read the two-part series:
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  • Class of 2019: James Tyler

    Mrs. Brooke Hummel, Assistant Head of School and Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
    “James Tyler has a big brain!”

    This is possibly the earliest recorded quote regarding the one and only, Mr. James Tyler. Noted by fellow classmate Colin Sharp when they were just two years old in the same day care classroom, James has demonstrated he has the capacity to solve problems beyond what many of us might imagine possible.
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  • Class of 2019: Morgan Jones

    Mr. Brian T. Walker '95, Director of Marketing and Publications
    A strong, confident young woman walks across the stage at Graduation to accept honor and praise for her work and accomplishments. But while many may be focusing on that single moment in time and applauding a job well done, senior Morgan Jones, and those closest to her, reflect on the how one single decision back in 2015 would change her life for years to come.
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  • Class of 2019: Stock Watson

    Mrs. Leigh Anne Clay, Middle School English and Upper School Journalism Teacher
    Over the past five years, many people in the CHC community have witnessed the impressive evolution of Stock Watson – from uncertain and introspective to confident and well-rounded.  His Biology teacher, Mr. Chris Souther, shared his thoughts of how Stock changed during 9th grade and beyond, “Stock started slow and was unsure of his place in the Upper School. Over time, he became more confident and by the end of his freshman year, he was one of my top students. It is so wonderful to see how far he has come, in both his maturity and his confidence since those early days in Biology.”
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  • Class of 2019: Brett Dudley

    Ms. Monica Miller, Upper School Counselor
    Brett Dudley is a petite young woman.  But do not let her size fool you. She is fierce! She came to Cape Henry in middle school and made the most of the opportunities presented to her.  As an upper school student, she was a member of the volleyball team and the Women’s Chorus as well as a Peer Leader.
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  • Class of 2019: Colin Sharp

    Mrs. Brooke Hummel, Assistant Head of School and Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
    Sitting across from a six-year old Colin Sharp, I shared this iconic line. As his first grade teacher at Saint Patrick Catholic School, I was trying to appeal to his superhero loving self and help him to understand his ability to influence.

    Colin and I had just had a conversation about Pokemon cards and that they were only permitted during recess or after school. I issued my final warning. “If I see them again during reading groups, they will belong to me until June.”
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