The Hotchkiss Record

Kamkwamba Generates Currents of Hope

February 5, 2020

“Whatever you want to do, if you do it with all your heart, it will happen,” wrote William Kamkwamba in his award-winning book The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope....

New Virus Spreads Internationally from China

February 5, 2020

The world has been on high alert due to the emergence of a new coronavirus. The virus, named 2019-nCOV, has infected over 25,000 people and killed over 500 as of February 5, 2020. Coronaviruses are transmitted...

Students Learn to Save Lives with Hotchkiss Medical Society

February 5, 2020

The Hotchkiss Medical Society (HMS) educates and informs students about careers in medicine. The club is currently offering two on-campus courses, one in wilderness first-aid and the other to train students...

Let’s Retake Control of Our Data
Our Academic Potential

Our Academic Potential

February 5, 2020

The last line of the Hotchkiss mission statement says that students should embody “empathy and responsible citizenship” and work towards the “betterment of self and...

We Need the ERA

We Need the ERA

February 5, 2020

For decades, the Equal Rights Amendment has been a subject of controversy in the United States. The ERA states that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied...

The Coronavirus is No Laughing Matter

February 5, 2020

While many celebrated the New Year around the world, medical staff in Wuhan, China alerted colleagues of an unknown coronavirus. Three weeks later, the Chinese government...

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Tufts A Capella  Group Visits Campus
KF Dinner Auction  Supports Zambian Students

KF Dinner Auction Supports Zambian Students

February 5, 2020

Last Wednesday, multiple community members donated meals to the annual dinner auction, organized by the school’s chapter of the Kucetekela Foundation (KF), a non-profit...

Tremaine Welcomes “Truppe Fledermaus”

Tremaine Welcomes “Truppe Fledermaus”

February 5, 2020

As viewers enter the Tremaine Gallery, a half-human, half-bat form hanging from the ceiling contrasts sharply with the white walls. The piece, inspired by Johann Strauss’s...

Arts in Brief

Arts in Brief

January 22, 2020

Conceptual Artist Baldessari Dies at 88The art world is overcome with grief following John Baldessari’s passing on January 2. An American conceptual artist, Baldessari...

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Young Wrestling Team Enters Postseason
Girls JV Squash Makes a Comeback

Girls JV Squash Makes a Comeback

February 5, 2020

After a rocky first few weeks marred by losses and cancelled games, the Girls JV Squash team is getting...

Athlete of the Issue: Henry Wilder ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Henry Wilder ’20

February 5, 2020

Henry Wilder ’20, a four-year Senior and member of the Boys Varsity Hockey Team, is a co-captain of...

Ultimate Hat Tournament Drums Up Interest

Ultimate Hat Tournament Drums Up Interest

February 5, 2020

For the past two years, the Ultimate Hat Tournament has served as a way to spark community members’...

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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 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.