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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,...

In-person classes began this Monday.

Students and Faculty Adjust to Academic Life During COVID-19

Sahil Annamaneni ’24 and Sydney Goldstein ’22 September 24, 2020

Contributing writer Sahil Annamaneni ’24 interviewed Ms. Sarah Forbes, instructor in Spanish, Oliver Hurwitz ’21, Mr. Adam Lang, instructor in economics, Isamar Martinez ’24, and Phil Warren ’24...

Ms. Sidran taught middle schoolers at the Carol Morgan school, an international American school in Santo Domingo before coming to Hotchkiss.

Hurricanes and COVID: New Faculty Journey to Lakeville

Kiki Henry ’22, News Editor September 24, 2020

Fourteen new faculty join the community this year from places all around the world, including the Dominican Republic, Spain, France, and Massachusetts. Although many faculty members accepted their jobs...

Campus services have adapted to COVID-19 in a variety of ways.

Campus Services Adapt to COVID-19

Libby Cobera ’24 September 23, 2020

How are campus services overcoming COVID-related obstacles? To investigate, contributing writer Libby Cobera ’24 conducted various interviews with essential contributors to COVID-19 related needs.  Campus...

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