The Hotchkiss Record

Parting All-School Presidents Offer Advice

James Yae ’23, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

Maggie Ottenbreit ’20, a four-year Senior from New York City and Luke Kalaydjian ’20, a two-year Senior from Montreal, have been leading our Hotchkiss student body as All-School Presidents for the year 2019-20. Maggie and Luke have put in their strongest efforts to help and sustain the community ...

School Honors Class of 2020 Cum Laude Inductees

School Honors Class of 2020 Cum Laude Inductees

Sydney Goldstein ’22 and Eric Jin ’22, Features Editors

May 28, 2020

According to the Cum Laude Society Handbook, “The major purpose of the Cum Laude Society is to recognize scholastic achievement in our schools while simultaneously striving to encourage qualities of excellence, justice, and honor.” Hotchkiss elects up to 5% of a class at the end of the Upper Mid yea...

Q&A with New Class Presidents

Sydney Goldstein ’22 and Eric Jin ’22, Features Editors

May 28, 2020

This spring’s class elections took place over the past few weeks as candidates gave their speeches via Zoom during Class Meetings and students voted through Google Forms. The interviews have been lightly edited for clarity.  Rising Lower Mids: Jaidyn Hurst ’23 and Jason Shan ’23...

Advice From Seniors

Advice From Seniors

Sydney Goldstein ’22 & Eric Jin ’22, Features Editors

May 28, 2020

Managing Mental Health During COVID-19

According to Mr. Lang and Ms. von Jess, practicing meditation is a great way to manage emotions and thoughts.

Lauren McLane ’23, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

During this time, financial difficulties, uncertainties for the future, and concerns for the health of others have caused newfound and increasing anxieties in many. According to a recent poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit health organization, COVID-19 has negatively affected the mental health of 56% of adults living in the United States. Within our own comm...

TLC and Library Develop Online Services

TLC and Library Develop Online Services

Amelie Zhang ’23, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

For many students, structured study hall from 8 to 10 p.m. on weeknights in the Class of 1964 Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) allows them to remain focused and efficient with their work; however, as a result of distance learning, the TLC and the Edsel Ford Memorial Library have transitioned to of...

Community Voices: A Day in the Life of Charlotte Mooney ’23 and Olivia Mooney ’21

Community Voices: A Day in the Life of Charlotte Mooney ’23 and Olivia Mooney ’21

Charlotte Mooney ’23 & Olivia Mooney ’21, Contributing Writers

May 4, 2020

Community Voices is a section started and run by the Features section that gives community members the opportunity to submit personal vlogs, blogs, journal entries, poems, etc., relating to their lives off of the main campus. Charlotte Mooney ’23 and Olivia Mooney ’21 share a vlog this week about the...

Community Voices: Settings > Messages > Delete

Community Voices: Settings > Messages > Delete

Alex Cheng ’23

May 4, 2020

Community Voices is a section started and run by the Features section that gives community members the opportunity to submit personal vlogs, blogs, journal entries, poems, etc., relating to their lives off of the main campus. Alex Cheng ’23 continues his poetry series with this week’s entry. ...

Community Voices: Moonwalk

Mr. Moon has walked half a million steps since mid-March.

Keith Moon, Contributing Writer

May 4, 2020

Community Voices is a section started and run by the Features section that gives community members the opportunity to submit personal vlogs, blogs, journal entries, poems, etc., relating to their lives off of the main campus. This week, Keith Moon, instructor in English, history, and Russian, shares his...

Meet Your 2020 All-School President Candidates

Meet Your 2020 All-School President Candidates

The CXXII Executive Board, Features Editors, & Doug Wang ’23, Photo Editor

April 30, 2020

The Record conducted interviews with the six pairs running for All-School President. Click on any of the ten questions below to see how each pair responded.Please briefly introduce yourselves. Why did you decide to run for school president? What makes you guys a good pair? Why did you decide...

How Do the Presidential Elections Work?

Alex Cheng ’23

April 20, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is only a few months away, and U.S. citizens will find themselves casting a defining vote that will affect the future of the country.The U.S. presidential election is held through an electoral college system. This differs from a simple majority rule used by over half of ...

The Presidential Elections: A Way to Implement the Chicago Principles

From left-to-right: Max Grossman ’21, Mr. Bradley, Felix Bao ’21, Ivy Bhandari ’21, Dr. Myers, and Mr. Drake, attended the Freedom of Expression and Open Discourse in High School Conference at the University of Chicago.

Vivian Shi ’23 & Amelie Zhang ’23, Staff Writers

April 20, 2020

In our school’s diverse community, political disagreement is inevitable, and so is the potential domination of some voices over others. The Council on Diversity and Inclusion, along with other students and faculty members, plan to implement the Chicago Principles to support open discourse before the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. The principles are in The Freedom of Speech P...