The Hotchkiss Record

The Covid Coordinating Team

Thank you to the Covid coordinating team!

June 2, 2021

The Record extends our gratitude to the Covid coordinating team, who worked hard to ensure the safety of those on campus: Richard Davis, Associate Dean of Faculty, Covid Coordinator Danielle Shippey,...

School COVID Statistics

School COVID Statistics

Ein Jun '22, Layout Editor May 14, 2021

Layout Editor Ein Jun '22 has compiled these statistics relating to COVID-19 and vaccinations on campus. The data was provided by Ms. Danielle Shippey, director of health services, and Dr. Jared Zelman,...

Carter Moyer ’20 sported  Minerva pride when he received his COVID vaccine.

Mobile Vaccine Clinic for Students Coming to Campus

Nate Seidenstein ’24, Contributing Writer April 14, 2021

Community members are beginning to glimpse the light at the end of a tunnel as more people receive vaccinations against the coronavirus.  As immunization against COVID-19 continues across the United...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Emergency Use Authorization on December 10.

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive

Parth Jain ’24, Contributing Writer December 16, 2020

In recent weeks, the rollout of several COVID-19 vaccines has been a beacon of hope for many as the number of global cases continues to rise.  On November 9, American pharmaceutical company Pfizer...

Blaise Fleury ’21 & Peter Kallos ’22 filmed a video outlining rules for student visitation.

School’s Updated COVID-19 Plans Succeed

James Yae ’23 December 2, 2020

Stringent adherence to public health guidelines allowed the school to successfully complete a fall term with the majority of students and faculty on campus, despite a global pandemic that has infected...

Survey: Impact of Students Leaving Campus

Kiki Henry ’22, Sander Kuijs ’21 & Isabel Su ’22, News Editors November 5, 2020

Over the past two weeks, a number of students have opted to change their residential status from boarding to remote. This week, News explores the impact of their departures on the student body. The editors...

Musicians Begin on a High Note

Parth Jain ’24, Contributing Writer October 21, 2020

Although restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic have posed an unprecedented challenge for the school’s music education, music teachers and students are prepared to keep music alive. Over the summer,...

Quarantine Lifted After Negative Tests

Kiki Henry ’22, News Editor October 21, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, Mr. Richard Davis, COVID coordinator, notified the community via email that three students had tested positive for the coronavirus, and that the campus would be immediately entering...

Dining Services Tackle Pandemic Production

Dining Services Tackle Pandemic Production

Shannon Meng ’22, Contributing Writer October 8, 2020

How have the dining services made adjustments to COVID-19? Lettuce see!  Since the start of the academic year, dining services worked to incorporate additional safety regulations into all aspects of...

Why Wearing Masks Isn’t Political

Charlotte Urquhart ’21, Opinions Editor October 8, 2020

Recently, Trump hosted the Republican National Convention at the White House, and the only thing more astonishing than the fact that his speech was incredibly mundane and boring, was the fact that he openly...

COVID-19 Changes Sports Practices

COVID-19 Changes Sports Practices

James Yae ’23 October 8, 2020

As the school has resumed during the coronavirus pandemic, face masks and social distancing protocols have become the new “normal,” and athletes returning to the fields, courts, and swimming pools...

In-person classes began on Monday.

Adapting to Community Life During the Pandemic

Sydney Goldstein ’22 and Darina Huang ’23 September 24, 2020

Many COVID-specific changes were implemented to ensure the safety of the school community and the local community. Students and faculty will remain on campus to reduce transmission from outside sources,...

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