The Hotchkiss Record

Artist of the Issue: Gwen Slaughter ’19

Artist of the Issue: Gwen Slaughter ’19

Isabel Su ’22

January 31, 2019

Gwen Slaughter ’19, a dedicated member of the Hotchkiss Dance Company, is currently pursuing an independent study in dance. Mrs. Alice Sarkissian-Wolf, who taught dance at Hotchkiss for 26 years, said, “[Gwen] has been such a delightful student. [She] completely understands the work ethic, the co...

Atlantic Brass Quintet Offers Engaging Program

Atlantic Brass Quintet Offers Engaging Program

Claire Wang ’21

January 31, 2019

Last Friday, the critically acclaimed Atlantic Brass Quintet performed in Elfers Hall, showcasing pieces vastly different in style, from Baroque to contemporary. The Atlantic Brass Quintet was founded in 1985 by tubist John Manning, who was later joined by Thomas Bergeron and Tim Leopold on trumpets, Set...

Students Perform at Second Annual Carnegie Hall Event

Students Perform at Second Annual Carnegie Hall Event

Stephanie Ge ’22

January 31, 2019

The new year started off on a high note for the music program, with a performance in one of the world’s most renowned concert venues. Twenty-one music students performed in Carnegie Hall in New York City last Monday. Founded in 1891, the hall has showcased musical talent in multiple genres, from popul...

Three Perspectives on Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers

Three Perspectives on Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers

Nicholas Lorentzen '20, Jerry Sheng '20, and Jiahua Chen '20

January 16, 2019

Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers is a photography exhibition which was featured in the Tremaine Gallery this past month, ending this past Sunday. In addition to the exhibition, five of the featured photographers spoke on a panel last Thursday for the Prep and Lower Mid humanities and upper-level photog...

New Co-curriculars Support Diverse Interests

Claire Wang '21

January 16, 2019

This school year, the co-curricular program has broadened to include four new options for students: Robotics, Ceramics, Community Service, and Dance. Students interested in these areas can now dedicate time to them outside of the academic day.RoboticsIn the Robotics program, Mr. Samuel Golini ...

Room of the Issue: Jacqui Rice ’20

John Shin '20 and Diana Reiss ’20

January 16, 2019

For this issue, the Arts & Leisure section scoured campus to find the new year’s first Room of the Issue. This issue's room belongs to Jacqui Rice ’20, who lives on the third floor of Buehler. Her proctees have expressed praise for the room:Margo Donohue ’22 said, “Her string lights create a relaxing...

Lessons and Carols Unites Communities

Lessons and Carols Unites Communities

Stephanie Ge '22

December 5, 2018

For 58 years, soft candlelight has illuminated the faces of local community members, students, and faculty as choral music reverberated around the chapel. Last Sunday marked the 59th annual Lessons and Carols, featuring music by the Hotchkiss Chorus and readings from the Bible by members of the school...

Arts Beyond Hotchkiss: Film and Music Reviews

Mame Balde '20, Yuki Zhang '22, and Luke Kalaydijan '20

December 5, 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 branches out to a new market with his debut solo album, “Antares.” As of November 5, 2018, songs from the album have taken the...

Runaways Pushes the Boundaries of Conventional Theater

Runaways Pushes the Boundaries of Conventional Theater

Claire Wang ’21

November 14, 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 theatre, the production was based on Elizabeth Swados’ original show and featured 20 student actors. Runaways features a patchwo...

Hard Work Pays Off for Student Musicians

Hard Work Pays Off for Student Musicians

Stephanie Ge ’22

November 14, 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 required much dedication and practice. The Music Department selected 13 students to perform at the instrumental recital on a v...

Tim Rappleye Draws Students into the World of Hockey

Tim Rappleye Draws Students into the World of Hockey

Connie Cao ’21

November 14, 2018

Tim Rappleye, an author and hockey enthusiast, arrived at the school on November 6 for a reading of his second book, Hobey Baker: Upon Further Review, Exploring the Life and Death of a Hockey Immortal. His first book, Jack Parker’s Wise Guys: The National Champion BU Terriers, the Blizzard of ’78,...

A Deep Dive into ink.

A Deep Dive into ink.

Margot Ngo ’19 and John Shin ’20

November 1, 2018

ink., an art and literary magazine established in 2012, is currently  led by Edward Guo ’19, Dear Liu ’19, and Alex Xu ’19. In an effort to unpack the club’s long–term goals, we sat down with them to talk.What is the mission of ink.? To showcase and promote the school community’s creativi...