The Hotchkiss Record

Life After Lakeville

Life After Lakeville

This summer, three faculty members — Letty Roberts, Steve McKibben, and John Cooper — will retire after decades of service to the school. Read about their stories in this special feature.

Letty Roberts: Using Positive Psychology in the Classroom When Ms. Letty Roberts first stepped on campus in 1991 for her teaching interview, she didn’t see any students in class. Instead, she...

Alex Tolis ’23 and Preson Leung ’23
present to Morty executives.

In NYC, Econ Students Give Presentation to Startup

Anthony Hu '25, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

In recent years, consumer experience has risen to be a top business priority. This is exactly what 27 students are focusing on in Human Centered Design, an upper level spring semester class led by Mr....

Students from BI490 at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.

In Cape Cod, Molecular Biology Research Class Works at Marine Lab

Darina Huang ’23 and Parth Jain '24, Features Editors April 28, 2022

Six Senior biology students explored their inner marine scientists through a multi-day laboratory trip. From March 22 to 25, students from BI490, an Honors Molecular Biology Research, traveled to the Marine...

Members at a NAACP conference in Amenia, NY, in 1916.

Students Research Local Roots of NAACP

Amber Bretz '23 April 28, 2022

In an effort to diversify students’ history experiences, Dr. Lisanne Norman ’94, instructor in social sciences, is teaching a class this spring in which local historical landmarks are used as teaching...

Mr. Moon on a travel program with students in Russia in 2017.

A Conversation with Mr. Keith Moon on the Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Keira Cason '24, Contributing Writer April 14, 2022

Keira Cason ’24 sat down with Mr. Keith Moon, instructor in Russian history and literature, for an interview on his insights on the Russia-Ukraine war. What are your preliminary thoughts or opinions...

Three Untold Stories of Russia’s War on Ukraine

Peter Berlizov '24 April 14, 2022

Human suffering is interpreted through the lens of every individual experience. When we hear stories of people in pain or grieving, our mind naturally makes associations with pain that we know, places...

Student Leaders Undergo Intervention Training

Student Leaders Undergo Intervention Training

Matteo Hottenrott '25 March 4, 2022

On February 15, proctors and varsity team captains attended the Learning Courage Student Leader Training in the Science Lecture Hall. The student leaders discussed healthy relationships among students,...

Students Talk About Respect

Students Talk About Respect

By Callum Rodin ’25 March 4, 2022

Have you ever witnessed disrespectful behavior in team locker rooms, the dorm, or the Dining Hall? On February 17, students gathered in Walker Auditorium, a first since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Community Reacts To Wellness Programming

Community Reacts To Wellness Programming

Anthony Hu '25 March 4, 2022

The Features Editors explored the school’s recent efforts to assess and improve student well-being and mental health in the community. This included student leader bystander prevention training, an all-school...

Newly renovated  Walker Auditorium in 2022

Historical Timeline of the Hotchkiss Auditorium

February 20, 2022

1967- Walker Auditorium was designed and built with a donation from Shaw Walker ’33, P’81,’83,’86,’87. It was completed in March of 1968, and the first HDA play to open was Stalag 17 in April. 1968...

Past Traditions in the Walker Auditorium

Anji Ashaye '24, Staff Writer February 20, 2022

On Thursday, February 10, Walker Auditorium reopened for the first time since March 2020. Two years have passed since the last time the community gathered in the auditorium for all-school meetings; more...

School Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.

School Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.

This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day took place via Zoom from January 16 to 17, with the theme of “Restoration, Renewal, and Resilience.” To start off the commerative holiday, students enjoyed a special...

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