July at Chrysalis

By chry_admin / August 12, 2013 / Comments Off on July at Chrysalis

Summer always promises to be a busy and adventurous time at Chrysalis, here in Northwest Montana. This July was no different as our students and staff embarked on a variety of adventures, both on and off campus. Here’s a glance at what we’ve been up to:

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A Farewell to Nikita

By chry_admin / April 17, 2013 / Comments Off on A Farewell to Nikita

After 11 years as a well-loved member of our Chrysalis community, our campus dog Nikita passed away this morning. Nikita had been battling a tumor for a while and we did not wish her to suffer. It was a sad morning on campus as the decision was made. Girls were given time to say goodbye…

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Happy Spring Break!

By chry_admin / April 7, 2013 / Comments Off on Happy Spring Break!

April is a promise that May is bound to keep. ~Hal Borland While many of our girls are at home or off in Spain, there are a handful of lucky ladies who find themselves on campus for Spring Break. I call them lucky because their activities the last week have made most of us staff…

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Community “Sewvice”

By chry_admin / March 29, 2013 / Comments Off on Community “Sewvice”

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill. One of Chrysalis’ core beliefs is that our students benefit from participating in service activities. This is why every international trip we embark on has a service project incorporated into it. Why each summer girls spend time…

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Volunteering at the 2013 Winter Special Olympics

By chry_admin / March 13, 2013 / Comments Off on Volunteering at the 2013 Winter Special Olympics

“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson On Tuesday, February 26th, several of our students went to Whitefish to volunteer with the 2013 Winter Special Olympics. We have been participating in this service work for the past several years,…

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!

By chry_admin / December 5, 2012 / Comments Off on Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!

“Skiing is a dance, and the mountain always leads.” ~Author Unknown Skiing and snowboarding season is upon us, with our first scheduled day to hit the slopes on Big Mountain in Whitefish being this Saturday, December 8th.  Last Saturday we all went to Big Mountain to purchase our ski passes and get all of our…

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Chrysalis Halloween 2012

By chry_admin / November 5, 2012 / Comments Off on Chrysalis Halloween 2012

The students and staff of the Chrysalis School once again enjoyed a fabulous Halloween party!  On Saturday, October 27th the girls were busy on campus preparing for the exciting event.  After weeks of excitement over what costumes would be worn, it was finally time to prepare for the party. Some girls were busy decorating cupcakes…

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Soccer Season 2012

By chry_admin / October 26, 2012 / Comments Off on Soccer Season 2012

Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them ~Mia Hamm, US women’s soccer star This October marked the end of the Chrysalis soccer season for 2012. Our soccer team was composed of 18 girls of  various ages and skill levels. Throughout the last few months, we have been…

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Bugaboo Provincial Park, BC – August 2012 Hiking Trip

By chry_admin / September 14, 2012 / Comments Off on Bugaboo Provincial Park, BC – August 2012 Hiking Trip

“Everybody needs beauty … places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul alike.” ~John Muir In August, two of our Chrysalis staff and six of our amazing students traveled to the Bugaboo Provincial Park in British Columbia for a challenging weekend hike.…

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Tanzania 2012

By chry_admin / August 12, 2012 / Comments Off on Tanzania 2012

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain With that sentiment in mind, on June 26, 2012…

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