The Hotchkiss Record

Honor Code Plans Announced

March 4, 2020

Mr. Steve McKibben, dean of community life, announced plans to create an Honor Code Committee during auditorium on February 21. Creating a committee is the first step to completing a draft of the code. The...

Seasonal Flu Hits Campus Hard

March 4, 2020

The United States has been experiencing a difficult flu season for the second year in a row, with a national death toll between 14,000 and 36,000, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). On...

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 and its applications. As a part of the Ambassador...

Let’s Electrify the Car Market

Free Speech: America at a Crossroads

March 4, 2020

Americans today face an unprecedented war on the First Amendment and free speech. Accusations of fake news in mainstream media have turned Americans into political silos of...

Why Biden Can’t Compete

Why Biden Can’t Compete

February 27, 2020

As former Vice President Joe Biden’s numbers tank in the polls, many are starting to wonder what happened. Biden was an obvious front-runner at the beginning of the election,...

Greta: A Driving Force in the Fight for Climate Change

Greta: A Driving Force in the Fight for Climate Change

February 27, 2020

Finding someone who has not heard of Greta Thunberg, watched the viral “how dare you” video, or seen a picture of her glaring at President Trump would be difficult. The...

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What is Key in Preparing for SMS?
Student Musicians Shine in Walker

Student Musicians Shine in Walker

March 4, 2020

Rounds of applause filled Walker Auditorium as student musicians took their final bows. The annual Student Music Showcase (SMS) offered an evening of music last night. This...

The Tempest Storms Walker

The Tempest Storms Walker

February 27, 2020

While thunder crashes in the background, water splatters on the audience as sailors attempt to save their ship from a storm. Last weekend, the Hotchkiss Dramatic Association...

Chinese Photographer Visits Campus

Chinese Photographer Visits Campus

February 27, 2020

With photographs that capture the essence of Chinese landscape painting and pay homage to the Hudson River School’s painterly style, local photographer Shi Guorui will discuss...

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Athlete of the Issue: Leo Poggi ’20
Girls Varsity Squash Victorious at New Englands

Girls Varsity Squash Victorious at New Englands

March 4, 2020

On February 28, the Girls Varsity Squash team traveled to the New England Interscholastic Squash Association...

Girls Varsity Hockey Builds New Roster

Girls Varsity Hockey Builds New Roster

March 4, 2020

Despite achieving fewer wins than in past years, the Girls Varsity Hockey team held its own against the...

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Carter Day ’20

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Carter Day ’20

February 27, 2020

Four-year Senior Carter Day ’20 is a three-year manager of the Boys Varsity Basketball team. Day records...

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Take A Moment to Acknowledge Your Best Buddy: Stress

January 27, 2020

High school students often consider stress and anxiety their biggest obstacles. Since the school understands the many commitments students have to juggle...

Newly Inaugurated Clubs and Affinity Groups

October 16, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year is starting with ten more fresh student-driven groups such as the Creative Music Association, Glasswing, Hotchkiss Law Society...

In Brief: Senior Carnival

October 15, 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...