The Hotchkiss Record

After The Record: Leaving a Legacy

After The Record: Leaving a Legacy

Felix Bao '21 and Billy Meneses '22

December 6, 2018


Filed under Features

10 Years of Lessons and Carols

10 Years of Lessons and Carols

December 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year, the Photo Editors took the opportunity to commemorate the past decade of Lessons and Carols.Below are a few photographs of this candle-lit tradition that havs been featured in The Record during past holiday seasons.

Times of Change for The Record

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusives

How has The Record, the school’s award-winning newspaper, changed over the years? Serving as the school’s newspaper since 1893, it was established under editor-in-chief Edmund Merrill, Jr. ’94. Currently, The Record is in its 125th year of publishing and continues to attract contributions from ...

Excursion Leaders’ Experiences

Excursion Leaders’ Experiences

Meera Kasturi '22, Lucy Haswell '20, and Zoe Bank '19

November 15, 2018


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Contributing writer Meera Kasturi ’22, Staff Writer Lucy Haswell ’20 , and Editor-In-Chief Zoe Bank ’19 conducted interviews with faculty members who traveled with students on their Hotchkiss trips to gain a better understanding of their experiences.Dr. Jason Larson Faculty Leader of the...

Why Travel With Hotchkiss?

Sydney Goldstein ’22

November 15, 2018


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You are scrolling through your inbox with emails about lost items, upcoming schedule changes, and, oh! you see an email about an opportunity to take a trip abroad. Why should you choose to take advantage of school trips? The travel programs all connect to the school’s curriculum and co-curriculum. ...

A Road Trip with Travel Programs

November 15, 2018


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Exploring the Natural World James Albanese ’19 Throughout my past four years at Hotchkiss, I’ve had the luxury of going on two Hotchkiss-sponsored Spring Break trips: one to New Zealand, the other to Iceland. Centered around adventure and an appreciation for the natural world, these trips provi...

Club Heads Talk Politics

Club Heads Talk Politics

Sydney Goldstein ’22 and Sadie Moulton ’22

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Midterm Election Coverage, Showcase

Democrats Club Kostia Howard ’20, co-head of the Democrats Club, discusses the midterm elections and the club’s goals.What has the Democrat Club recently discussed in meetings?“We like to begin each of the meetings with the week’s political views; most of September was dominated by th...

Inside Local Politics: An Interview With Incumbent Republican Brian Ohler, State Rep Candidate

Priyanka Kumar ’19

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Midterm Election Coverage, News

What inspired you to run? What accomplishments are you most proud of from your time serving as a representative? Why do you believe you should be reelected?“Throughout my life, I have always been directly involved or associated with different civic organizations. I like to think that I have always...

Faces of the Farm

Meghana Annamaneni ’21 and Sadie Moulton ’22

October 19, 2018


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What is your favorite memory at the farm? Claire de Cordova ’19 “Maddie [Rego ’19] and I were finishing chores on the farm. We thought everything was in order; however, when we looked up, [we discovered] that the cows had gotten loose. There is a gate protecting the cows, but it had been left ope...

Behind the Scenes: Farm Parties

Sydney Goldstein ’22

October 19, 2018


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Most students who are not a part of the Fairfield Farm Ecosystem and Adventure Team (FFEAT) may not often find an excuse to go to the school’s very own Fairfield Farm. However, the Farm Festival this past Sunday provided students with the perfect opportunity to do just that. Mrs. Sara Gibb, director...

Roots of FFEAT

Roots of FFEAT

Lucy Haswell '20

October 19, 2018


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Did you know that at least 8% of the food we eat in the dining hall comes from our own farm down the road? Fairfield Farm, which functions with the help of Fairfield Farm Ecosystem and Adventure Team (FFEAT), is partly responsible for feeding the school community, in addition to donating produce to local f...

A Day in the Life of a Teacher

A Day in the Life of a Teacher

October 4, 2018


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After a long meeting the night before, I let myself sleep in a little bit before starting in on my email. As John [Cooper] leaves for school, I get up and get my glass of water…and my chai tea. I don’t have my first class until 11:25, so tucking in at home for a bit gives me a bit of uninterrupted ...