The Hotchkiss Record

The Lookbook Returns

The Hotchkiss Lookbook’s Instagram feed (@hkisslookbook) is a great way for followers to enjoy various student styles across campus.

Margot Ngo ’19 and John Shin ’20

October 19, 2018

After a two-year hiatus, The Hotchkiss Lookbook is finally back, highlighting students' diverse fashion choices. Once again embracing social media as its public platform, The Lookbook hopes to publicize creative self-expression in fashion at the school. First established in 2012, The Lookbook ran as a...

New Artwork Arrives on Campus

Ally Fertig '20

October 15, 2018

Alongside new incoming students, a new piece of artwork arrived at campus at the start of school. Alison Saar’s Black Bottom Print was purchased by the school as part of the alumnae print project.The process to purchase a print began at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year when a gr...

A New Season of Black Box Plays to Enchant and Excite

Dylan Kalaydjian ’19 and Serena Zhou ’20 rehearse in the black box.

Felix Bao '20

October 4, 2018

In a fast-paced first semester, Black Box plays produced by the Hotchkiss Dramatic Association, the board that oversees all theatrical events, will offer a chance for students to take a break and be entertained. This semester, five plays promise laughter and tears to the school community: Trojan Horse,...

The Dance Program, Revitalized by New Faculty: Q&A with Ms. Allesandra Rinaldo

Dancers stretch at the barre before rehearsing.

Albert Zhang '19

October 4, 2018

Ms. Allesandra Rinaldo joined the school in 2018 as an Instructor in Dance.  Following the retirement of Ms. Alice Sarkissian-Wolf, director of the Dance program for 26 years, Ms. Rinaldo has stepped in to teach classes and help lead the Dance Company. What does a typical Dance Company practice loo...

Hands-On With School History

Yuka Masamura ’21 examines a tree branch in the exhibit.

Yitong Wu '20

October 4, 2018

The Forest, Field & Water: A History of the Hotchkiss Landscape exhibit in the Tremaine Gallery weaves together mineral pieces from 1.2 million years ago with more contemporaneous campus artifacts to explore the geographical history of Hotchkiss' surrounding environment. The exhibit presents ar...

The Cullman Art Wing, Reimagined

Sunlight filters in as art student January-Jones Carter ’19 begins a sketch in the newly designed and remodelled art studio.

Emily Heimer ’21

September 20, 2018

If you have been to the lower floor of Main Building, then you may have noticed the newly transformed Cullman Art Center. Each year, the graduating Hotchkiss class identifies a project to undertake to give back to the school. For the class of 2017, that project was the EFX Lab. The Class of 2018 cho...

A Focus on Rebellion

Students act in last year’s Shockheaded Peter production.

Tamao Isono ’20

September 20, 2018

The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association (HDA) has announced this year’s theme for its three main-stage productions: rebellion. At the end of the last school year, Mr. Marcus Olson, instructor in theatre; Mr. Derek Brashears, director of theatre; and Mr. J. Parker Reed, instructor in theatre and English, a...

Artist of the Issue: Dear Liu ’19

Dear Liu ’19 displays an art magazine from an artist whom the students met during the China Hotchkiss Art Program.

Albert Zhang ’19

September 20, 2018

Senior Dear Liu ’19 has developed a reputation as an avid artist on this campus. She has taken part in visual art classes of the Prep and Lower Mid Humanities program, as well as upper-level art electives, such as AP Portfolio and Advanced Portfolio.How long have you been doing art? When I was two ...