The Record is a student-run bi-weekly print newspaper with daily digital presence on pressing issues and events inside the Hotchkiss community and around the globe.

The Hotchkiss Record

The Record is a student-run bi-weekly print newspaper with daily digital presence on pressing issues and events inside the Hotchkiss community and around the globe.

The Hotchkiss Record

The Record is a student-run bi-weekly print newspaper with daily digital presence on pressing issues and events inside the Hotchkiss community and around the globe.

The Hotchkiss Record

Kontokosta and Stephens Played Their Cards Right

The Executive Board May 9, 2024

Upon the announcement that Eleni Kontokosta ’25 and Isaiah Stephens ’25 would be the next all-school presidents, the student body raised the question of whether or not the election was fair. While...

New Editors-in-Chief Anthony Hu 25, Ethan Shin 25, and Julian Brown 25.

Announcing the 126th Editorial Board

The Executive Board March 7, 2024

We are excited to announce the 126th Editorial Board, led by Editors-in-Chief Julian Brown ’25, Anthony Hu ’25, and Ethan Shin ’25.  To the members of the 126th Editorial Board—we are grateful...

Goodbye From the 125th Editorial Board

Goodbye From the 125th Editorial Board

The Executive Board February 22, 2024

On one of the first days of 7th grade, a teacher herded 30 of us into a classroom for an odd presentation—campaign videos of Moscow’s pro-Putin Mayor, Sergey Sobyanin, for forty-five minutes. At the...

Holidays: A Privilege, Not a Right

Holidays: A Privilege, Not a Right

The Executive Board November 16, 2023

You’re not entitled to a holiday. While we did get to it in the end, on the way, we lost sight of what the tradition is actually about. Those three days—once per athletic season—should be a time...

Hate Can Have No Home on High School And College Campuses

The Executive Board September 28, 2023

Last week, the University of Pennsylvania, a school, which unlike many of its Ivy League colleagues never imposed a quota on Jewish admission, erupted into controversy over the “Palestine Writes” literature...

A Reflection on Hotchkiss

A Reflection on Hotchkiss

The Executive Board September 7, 2023

The first editorials of the last few school years tackled ominous topics, including recovery from Covid and lack of engagement with school programming. And that made sense, because we were responding to...

Reviving School Spirit: A Roadmap

The Executive Board June 2, 2023

Throughout more than a century of our school’s existence, we’ve developed our own culture as a community. Hotchkiss students are devoted, kind, and create an environment conducive to academic success...

A Message From the Outgoing Editors

The Executive Board March 2, 2023

As The Record transitions to its CXXV Editorial Board, we would like to thank the dedication the CXXIV Editorial Board has shown to The Record, including those endless edits on articles, pages of layouts,...

Announcing the 125th Editorial Board

The Executive Board February 16, 2023

As The Record’s 124th Editorial Board, we are excited to announce the 125th Editorial Board. These individuals selected have been extremely dedicated and passionate throughout the past year, and we...

Let There Be Transparency

The Executive Board January 19, 2023

When Mr. D’Ambrosio addressed the community at all-school meeting last Friday, he asserted that complaints about the school’s unresponsiveness to an incident of hate speech during a Lower Mid class...

What Makes a Good All-School Speaker?

The Executive Board October 21, 2022

Over the past few weeks, many of our Tuesday and Friday morning all-school meetings in Walker Auditorium have been centered on guest speakers. This includes the following: Preston Lecturer Ms. Lesley Blume,...

Let’s Not “Not Talk About Politics”

Let’s Not “Not Talk About Politics”

The Executive Board September 29, 2022

With the 2022 midterm elections approaching in the U.S., one issue is sickeningly apparent in the Hotchkiss community — political disengagement. For the past two years, political clubs such as the Republicans,...

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