The Hotchkiss Record

Roots of FFEAT

Roots of FFEAT

Lucy Haswell '20

October 18, 2018

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 3, 2018

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 ...

Spotlight on Teachers

Zach Scrima ’22, Katie Farrington ’22, and Victoria Chen ’21

October 3, 2018

Jerry Sheng ’20 Ms. Sara DeMarsilis First year as a teaching fellow in chemistry What faculty member do you look up to, and what about them do you hope to emulate? “My job, specifically [as] a [teaching] fellow, gives me [many] different people to look up to because of the way they set [me] ...

All-Gender Housing Creates Inclusive Environment

All-Gender Housing Creates Inclusive Environment

Lucy Haswell ’20

September 19, 2018

This week, the Features Editors explored the creation of the school’s first all-gender housing option. Andover, Exeter, Northfield Mount Hermon, and now Hotchkiss, are leading the charge in the New England prep school world, becoming some of the first secondary-school campuses in the nation to offer inclusiv...

Q&A With a Watson Proctor: Nia Talley ’19

Q&A With a Watson Proctor: Nia Talley ’19

Auden Koetters ’22

September 19, 2018

Auden Koetters ’22 sat down with Watson proctor, Nia Talley ’19, to discuss the role proctors play in the all-gender dorm. What is the reason that you decided to be a proctor in the all-gender dorm? “On the [proctor application] I marked that I would be open to being a proctor in Watson, because I...

What’s New on Campus?

What’s New on Campus?

September 6, 2018

Harry Roepers '19 English Department Office The English department faculty relocated their office this summer to the previous double English classroom. The move was initiated because the two classrooms did not function optimally due to noise competition between the classrooms. Additionally, the new...