The Hotchkiss Record

Mr. Bolmer Retires After 34 Years of Teaching

Alumni and Development

Next year will be the first year without a Bolmer among the school’s faculty in 73 years.

Masks, Myths, and Medicine – A Conversation with Dr. Bob Morris ’74

May 11, 2020

To guide the community through an overwhelming rush of information regarding the coronavirus, some of which can be misleading, Dr. Bob Morris ’74, epidemiologist, biostatistician, teacher, and award-winning...

Oil Industry Crashes

Oil Industry Crashes

May 4, 2020

Though the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all economic industries, few have been hit as hard as the oil industry. A steep decline in demand due to reduced travel has forced oil-drilling to stop, and the...

Students Discuss Socioeconomic Class

May 4, 2020

Questions during last Wednesday’s Community Conversation addressed whether COVID-19 might impact students’ ability to afford tuition next year and why teachers might assume that wealthy students are...

Why the U.S. Will Fail to Open Up
Debunking “The Hotchkiss Republicans Report”

Debunking “The Hotchkiss Republicans Report”

May 18, 2020

During the confusing and difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic, political clubs in our community have remained in full swing virtually. In the midst of this global crisis,...

U.S. Missed Opportunities to “Flatten the Curve”

U.S. Missed Opportunities to “Flatten the Curve”

May 4, 2020

On February 15, there were 15 COVID-19 cases in the United States. On March 10, there were 994. On April 27, the number of confirmed cases exceeded one million. Without doubt,...

U.S. Government Ending Lockdown: Is This the Right Decision?

U.S. Government Ending Lockdown: Is This the Right Decision?

May 4, 2020

Some people believe that COVID-19 is coming to an end in the U.S. and that the economy should start to reopen. In fact, states such as Georgia, Florida, and Texas have already...

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Help Us Help You

April 20, 2020

The Power of Narrative

April 13, 2020

Space to Recover

March 4, 2020

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Managing Stress During AP Week, Quarantine Edition
Arts in Quarantine Showcase

Arts in Quarantine Showcase

May 11, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our everyday life is changing to match the demands of social distancing. Quarantine life is inspiring artists to leave permanent marks that will...

Five Easy Recipes to Try During Quarantine

Five Easy Recipes to Try During Quarantine

May 4, 2020

In quarantine, we spend most of our time working, exercising, catching up on our favorite Netflix series, and, of course, EATING. Are you experiencing monotony in the kitchen?...

Personal History Column: Satan, Death Sentences, and Flamethrowers – Some Stories About Coffee

Personal History Column: Satan, Death Sentences, and Flamethrowers – Some Stories About Coffee

May 4, 2020

Long before Tik did its Tokking, and even before the Star began its Bucking, people drank coffee. Though it may not be the world’s favorite caffeinated beverage (and that’s...

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Athlete of the Issue: David Vega ’20
NCAA Approves Compensation for Student-Athletes

NCAA Approves Compensation for Student-Athletes

May 11, 2020

On April 29, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Board of Directors announced that...

NFL Brings Hope for Exciting Season

NFL Brings Hope for Exciting Season

May 4, 2020

After three months of painstaking waiting, the National Football League (NFL) Draft finally arrived on...

Athlete of the Issue: Delaney Hayes ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Delaney Hayes ’20

May 4, 2020

Delaney Hayes ’20 is a three-year senior and co-captain for Girls Varsity Lacrosse and Girls Varsity...

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Community Voices: A Day in the Life of Charlotte Mooney ’23 and Olivia Mooney ’21
Meet Your 2020 All-School President Candidates

Meet Your 2020 All-School President Candidates

April 30, 2020

The Record conducted interviews with the six pairs running for All-School President. Click on any of the ten questions below to see how each pair responded....

Vlog: A Day in the Life of Brian Haywood ’21

April 13, 2020

Brian Haywood ’21 teamed up with Doug Wang ’23, photo editor, to produce a vlog about the day in the life of a quarantined student.A Day...

Honorable Thomas Countryman Describes the Beauty of Public Service and Diplomacy

February 29, 2020

In an effort to inform Hotchkiss students about foreign service professions, every year, different individuals come to speak about the importance of diplomacy...