At Calhoun, learning without walls means strengthening connections both during and beyond the school day. We offer a breadth of opportunities – from clubs and affinity groups, after school programming and summer camps – for students to explore their identities, lean into passions, and try something new.
Through our service-learning program, we connect with the world beyond the classroom and take action toward meaningful change in our community. Even our lunch program reflects the way that learning at Calhoun extends into all aspects of the school experience: fueling us with delicious, farm-to-table meals and holistic food education.
One of the first things that people comment on about life at Calhoun is the sense of community. We foster an open, welcoming environment where close relationships can flourish, where families are seen as vital partners, and where all of us are empowered to positively shape the place where we come to learn and grow each day.
Hear from students about what life is like at Calhoun:
"Relationships are the heart of everything at Calhoun. You learn to see that if you can form strong relationships, you’ll be okay."
Members of the Calhoun community enjoyed games, activities, food and fun at the 59th annual Carnival, held on Saturday, May 6. Thank you to the many volunteers who helped make this event a success, and to everyone who came out to celebrate on a beautiful spring day!
The US Chess club received a special visit from Fabio Botarelli, a nationally ranked chess player. During his time with students, Fabio shared tactics and strategies for improving their game.
Homecoming brought together Cougar Nation for a days-long celebration of community and school pride. From on-campus spirit festivities, to sporting events around the city, thank you to everyone who joined us!
Kate W. ’23 created the Green Calhoun webpage as a Junior Workshop project to share tips and resources for how to practice sustainability in our everyday communities.
Our 58th annual Carnival was a day full of games, food, fun and community. Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated with us!
Lisa Locke was hired as Calhoun's new Director of Food Services and Executive Chef in August. We sat down with Lisa to learn more about her background and her goals for the future of the school's food program.
Earth Day at Calhoun was a weeks-long celebration that allowed students from all divisions to be a part of the environmental movement. From writing letters to elected officials and cleaning up local parks, to making art projects and planting flowers, the events taught students about the importance of protecting the planet and how to make a positive impact.
The Calhoun community gathered for the Cooper Stock Faculty Basketball Game and Cooper’s Troopers Day of Service in early June. The events were held in honor of Cooper Stock, a member of the Class of 2023 who was struck and killed by a taxi driver in 2014, to raise awareness about traffic safety.