The Hotchkiss Record

Rebecca Makkai  Inspires Lower Mids

Wendy Carlson

Rebecca Makkai visited English classes last Thursday.

Students Ring in the Lunar New Year

Students Ring in the Lunar New Year

January 22, 2020

The aroma of traditional Asian dishes will greet people as they pass by the Student Center next Saturday. Community members celebrating the Lunar New Year will be able to enjoy food, as well as activities...

Model UN Competes at Yale

January 22, 2020

Students who represent Hotchkiss at the 46th Yale Model United Nations will receive the chance to simulate shaping the world through diplomacy. The contest is being held from January 23-26 at Yale University....

Fires Wreak Havoc in Australia

January 22, 2020

Since June of last year, fires have burned across New South Wales (NSW), prompting the government of Australia to declare a national state of emergency. While bushfires are common during the spring and...

Uyghur Camps  Violate Human Rights
Strike Enemies But Preserve Allies

Strike Enemies But Preserve Allies

January 22, 2020

On January 3, 2020, at the Baghdad International Airport, Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. airstrike. This response was warranted by an attack on a U.S....

Why I Am Not Terrified to Live in China

December 12, 2019

I laugh when people ask if I am fearful of living in China. Truthfully, despite complaining about the bans on Netflix and YouTube, the idea that I ought to feel uneasy as...

Protect Innovation in Silicon Valley

Protect Innovation in Silicon Valley

December 12, 2019

Facebook, Instagram, Google, the iPhone - these technologies have become a necessity in the lives of people, connecting billions across the world. Their widespread usage has...

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Arts in Brief
Students Take Home  Scholastics Arts Awards

Students Take Home Scholastics Arts Awards

January 22, 2020

Students’ success in the Scholastics Art and Writing Awards once again made the school one of the most decorated in the state. Established in 1923, the Scholastics Art...

Alicea ’20 Curates Barbershop Exhibit for Black History Month

Alicea ’20 Curates Barbershop Exhibit for Black History Month

January 22, 2020

The barber chairs, hairdryers, combs, and posters of hairstyles arranged along the wall have brought the corner barbershop to Main Hallway. However, community members sitting...

The Jazz Band and Orchestra Share the Stage

The Jazz Band and Orchestra Share the Stage

December 12, 2019

Rousing jazz beats, as well as the passionate chords of Beethoven, shared the stage in Elfers Hall. The first Ensemble Concert of the year, which showcased a unique combination...

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Boys Varsity Basketball Builds Momentum
Theresa Yu ’19 Makes Team USA

Theresa Yu ’19 Makes Team USA

January 22, 2020

On a sunny, windy weekend in May, alumni, students, and family gathered on Taylor Field to celebrate...

Coach’s Corner: Michelle Repass

Coach’s Corner: Michelle Repass

January 22, 2020

Michelle Repass is Head Coach of the Girls Swimming and Diving team. Coach Repass swam at Southern Connecticut...

Girls JV Hockey Looks to the Future

Girls JV Hockey Looks to the Future

January 22, 2020

With one win, eight losses, and one tie during the 2018-2019 season, the Girls JV Hockey team is looking...

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In Brief: Senior Carnival

October 14, 2019

Loud music and the smell of hot dogs greeted everyone who attended this year’s lively Senior Carnival. The planning for Senior Carnival began in...

Updated Almanac Brings Changes for the 2019-20 Year

Updated Almanac Brings Changes for the 2019-20 Year

August 27, 2019

The Record's President, Nicholas Lorentzen, has compared the newest edition of The Almanac, with its predecessor and found three important changes for the student body to be aware of.

Max Limit, Max Damage: The Boeing 737 MAX

May 27, 2019

You may have heard of the 2 crashes related to the Boeing’s new narrowbody plane on the market, the Boeing 737 MAX. However, the plane isn’t exactly...