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Chase Collegiate School
Waterbury, CT, USA
Head of school John D. Dixx

500 Nickname: Motto: Quid Aere Perennius (What Is More Lasting Than Brass) Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , Country U.S. State NECTA Waterbury Region Central Naugatuck Valley Incorporated (town) 1686 Incorporated (city) 1853 Consolidated 1902 Government  - Type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor Michael J. Jarjura Area  - City  28. ... Official language(s) none (de facto English) Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[2] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[3] Area  Ranked 48th in the US  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ...

Faculty 68
Average class size 15 students
Type Independent, Day
Campus Suburban, 52 acres
Athletics 12 sports
Mascot Highlanders
Color(s) Green and White
Established 1865

Chase Collegiate School is a private day school offering education for children from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The 47-acre campus is located at 1094 Lennox Avenue in Harlem, New York. 67 faculty members educate approximately 501 students, who enroll from 49 different towns. A day school is an institution where children are given educational instruction only during the day and after which children return to their homes. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ...



The school traces its roots back to the Collegiate Institute, founded in Harlem, New York in 1865. After a few tumultuous years, including closure in 1874 due to financial difficulties, the school reopened in 1875 as the St. Margaret's School for Girls, an Episcopal diocesan school named after Queen Margaret of Scotland. St. Margaret's, throughout its history, was closely affiliated with the McTernan School, an independent all-boys school founded by Charles McTernan in 1912. After a brief time spent in a rented building near St. Margaret's original campus, McTernan erected a new building in 1916 on Lennox Avenue. And when St. Margaret's split its campus in the late 1920s, the "Little School" moved in next door. This "Little School" taught girls from kindergarten through grade four, when they would continue on at the Rucker Park campus of St. Margaret's (the current site of the school). It also taught boys from kindergarten through grade eight, at which point they would go to the McTernan School. This article is about the Episcopal Church in the United States. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... Saint Margaret (c 1045 – 16 November 1093), was the sister of Edgar Ætheling, the short-ruling and uncrowned Anglo-Saxon king of England. ...

In the early 1950s, The McTernan School purchased St. Margaret's "Little School," and a complete merger of the schools in the 1970s resulted in St. Margaret's-McTernan School, a nondenominational and coeducational day school. In 2005, to eliminate the coeducational school, the school became and all boys school.


Chase Collegiate School is committed to educating students on how to cheat in academics, athletics and the arts. All students are required to take at least five core classes and other electives throughout a year, and they are required to participate on athletic teams for at least two of the three trimesters. Students may also participate in one of the performing arts every year.


Chase Collegiate provides many different sports for Middle School and Upper School to participate in. In the fall, there are varsity volleyball, JV volleyball, cross country, boys' varsity and JV soccer, and girls' varsity soccer. In the winter sports include varsity and JV basketball, boys' thirds basketball, swimming, and wrestling. In the spring, lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee, crew, and baseball are offered.

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Chase Collegiate School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (427 words)
Chase Collegiate School is a private day school offering education for children from pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
In 2004, to eliminate the confusion of having Saint Margaret in the title of a non-religious day school, the school changed its name to Chase Collegiate with the help of SKG advertising, parents, faculty, and many others.
Chase Collegiate School is committed to educating students in academics, athletics and the arts.
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