ArchiveS

Chapin maintains an extensive archive of the School's history. Throughout the year, we bring you an image and a story from the collection. Follow the links below to delve into Chapin's history.

A Long History of Hoops


From Chapin's earliest days, students showed great skill on the basketball court. Read more ...

Playing on "the roof" and in "the yard"


Where did Chapin girls go for recess before they went Carl Schurz Park? Outside, of course, but they never had to leave 100 East End Avenue. Read more ...

Lunch Before the Gordon Room


The Gordon Room is central to life at Chapin these days: it's where students, faculty and staff join together over delicious meals. So what did lunch look like before the Gordon Room? Read more to find out ...

School buses


A look at the school buses and arrivals and dismissals of Chapin's past. Read more ...

 


The Greek Games


Chapin's Greek Games, held in Hartsdale, New York, were a contest in addition to Field Day. Read more ...

The Drama Club


Chapin’s Drama Club was founded in 1920, bringing William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night to the stage for its first performance. Read more ...

The greenhouse


As spring approaches and crocuses appear, Chapin girls might think back to the time they spent in Chapin’s greenhouse. Read more ...

The music program


A Chapin girl is never far from a tune, and that's always been true. Read more ...

Winter sports in Westchester


Chapin girls used to travel to Westchester for winter sports. Read more ...

Holiday celebrations


Chapin’s holiday celebrations have taken varied forms over the years. Read more ...

Thanksgiving celebrations


A beloved Chapin tradition, the school's Thanksgiving celebration has changed very little over the years. Read more ...

When computers were a novelty


For today's Chapin students, technology is a daily part of learning. Can you imagine a time when computers were a novelty? Read more ...

Waiting for the bus


How a stylish group of students used to wait for the bus. Read more ...

Commencement


There are some things about Chapin Commencement that never change. Read more ...

Field Day


Field Day has long been a Chapin tradition. Read more ...

First Alumnae Reunion


What did the first Alumnae Reunion look like? Read more ...

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