On a warm Thursday morning in May, Middle and Upper School students – along with many faculty and staff – climbed aboard buses and made their way to Randall’s Island for Chapin’s beloved Field Day.
With the sun slowly peeking out from behind the clouds and a light breeze, it was the perfect day for spirited Green vs. Gold competitions!
Decked out in their team color with fun accessories like tutus, headbands and beads, the students set off to participate in various activities including soccer, ultimate frisbee, Capture the Gator, kickball, wiffleball, Gator Karaoke, egg toss and the favorite faculty/student relay.
The events concluded with the popular Tug-of-War, for which Class 12’s Gold team were deemed the winners after a riveting battle against Class 9 Golds.
On Friday, May 27, Kindergarten through Class 3 students made their way to Asphalt Green for their own Field Day adventure. Since students are not designated a Green or Gold until Class 4, Lower Schoolers sported grade-designated colors of red, blue, orange and pink.
Exciting events unfolded throughout the morning including “Beach Ball Bonanza,” “Island Team Tag,” “Palm Tree Relay,” the Limbo and, of course, the beloved Teacher Relay. (Congratulations to our Kindergarten team for winning 1st place!)
Many thanks to our fabulous P.E./Athletics department for designing and executing these exciting, joy-filled Field Days for our community. Stay tuned to hear whether Green or Gold will hang their banner in the Athletic Center this year!
*Photos begin with Lower School followed by a mix of Middle and Upper School