The Hotchkiss Record

Interview with Dubem Anwunah ’20, Varsity Basketball Player

Times of Change for The Record

December 5, 2018

How has The Record, the school’s award-winning newspaper, changed over the years? Serving as the school’s newspaper since 1893, it was established...

Hotchkiss Parents Win Midterm Elections

November 30, 2018

Two parents of current Hotchkiss students emerged victorious in the midterm election races, both elected as national representatives for Connecticut. Maria...

Hotchkiss Debate Sweeps Home Tournament

November 30, 2018

On November 11, the Debate team hosted its annual home tournament, with over ten schools and more than 120 students in attendance. Hotchkiss swept the...

Upper Mid Revue Returns

Jiahua Chen '20

Elijah Stone ’20 and Julia Lloyd ’20 performed Shawn Mendes’ “Air” during the Upper Mid Revue.

Special Events Welcome the Holidays

Special Events Welcome the Holidays

December 6, 2018

With a menorah, a kinara, a lit tree in the main hallway, and the aroma of gingerbread in the Dining Hall, the holiday season has officially begun. Jazz music performed by six members of Right Brain Logic,...

Crisis Erupts Ahead of Brexit Deal

Crisis Erupts Ahead of Brexit Deal

December 6, 2018

Division and uncertainty racked the United Kingdom last week in reaction to the resignations of important cabinet ministers who were unsatisfied with the Brexit deal drafted by Prime Minister Theresa May.On...

Prison Reform Bill Raises Hopes for Second Chances

Prison Reform Bill Raises Hopes for Second Chances

December 6, 2018

Alice Marie Johnson, a single mother struggling to support her five children, acted as the middleman in several drug deals in 1993. Due to the tough-on-crime federal policies of the 1980s and 1990s, she...

Lessons and Carols Unites Communities

Arts Beyond Hotchkiss: Film and Music Reviews

December 6, 2018

“November Rain,” by Kris Wu For many listeners in the United States, November 2 was the first time they had ever heard of Kris Wu. This popular Chinese hip-hop artist...

Runaways Pushes the Boundaries of Conventional Theater

Runaways Pushes the Boundaries of Conventional Theater

November 15, 2018

Last Thursday, Runaways, the first musical under the Hotchkiss Drama Association (HDA)'s 2018-2019 theme of rebellion, debuted. Directed by Mr. Marcus Olson, instructor in...

Hard Work Pays Off for Student Musicians

Hard Work Pays Off for Student Musicians

November 15, 2018

For student musicians, hours of practice culminated in an evening in Elfers Hall that echoed with beautiful sounds. Preparation for the instrumental recital on November 6...

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Letter to the Editor: A Response to Arguments Against Chapel and Class Meeting
All People are Created Equal

All People are Created Equal

December 6, 2018

The Declaration of Independence states that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life,...

President Trump’s Potential Primary Opponents

President Trump’s Potential Primary Opponents

December 6, 2018

Many have speculated whether President Trump will have Republican competitors to run against in the 2020 elections. Media has circled around some who have already publicly...

Democrats Search for President Trump’s Foil

Democrats Search for President Trump’s Foil

December 6, 2018

At the midterms, Democrats took back the House of Representatives with a net gain of 41 seats, but to them, the fight has only just begun. All eyes are on the 2020 general...

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Inside the Mind of a Manager: Axel Bhandari ’19
Athlete of the Issue: Nia Warren ’19

Athlete of the Issue: Nia Warren ’19

December 6, 2018

Nia Warren ’19 is co-captain of the Varsity Volleyball Team. Nia plays outside hitter and has contributed...

Varsity Field Hockey Places Second at New Englands

December 6, 2018

While many students traveled home for Thanksgiving Break, the Varsity Field Hockey team braved the cold...

The Best of Spirit Week

November 15, 2018

Best of Red, White, and Blue DayBest of Preppy DayBest of Clash DayBest of Twin Day

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