The Hotchkiss Record

Backstage with Mr. Olson

Katie Farrington ’22

March 7, 2019

Contributing writer Katie Farrington discusses defining aspects of the theatre program with Mr. Marcus Olson, instructor in theatre. What do you hope students take away from the theatre program? I hope that they come away with a sense of play and work, but also try to see the world from a differen...

Studio Arts: Then and Now

Sydney Goldstein ’22, Features Editor

March 7, 2019

Do you ever wonder what it was like to be a studio arts student at the school before there was a Humanities program or the current art wing? In the school’s first 38 years, studio art (ceramics, drawing, painting, etc.) was not offered. However, in the years since, numerous courses and disciplines ...

Scoping Out the Science Department

Scoping Out the Science Department

Sydney Goldstein ’22, Features Editor

January 31, 2019

Intro: Staff Writer Sydney Goldstein ’22 sat down with Mr. Paul Oberto, director of the Class of 2017 EFX Lab and instructor in chemistry, and Mr. Tovi Spero, instructor in physics, to get a glimpse of what is happening in the science department and ways to get involved in the EFX Lab. Mr. Oberto...

Prep Science: Core No More

Meghana Annamaneni ’21, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019

Prior to their arrival on campus, incoming students anticipate their new courses, teachers, and classmates. Science is among the subjects that all students are required to take. However, not all science students will share the same experience as, in the past decade, the Science Department has adjuste...

One Step At A Time: A Look Inside the Curriculum Review

An exam schedule from the May 26, 1955 issue of The Record features few courses in comparison to those offered today.

Meghana Annamaneni ’21, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2019

In an interview with Meghana Annamaneni ’21, Mr. Jared Hall, dean of academic life and instructor in history, describes the initiatives the Curriculum Review Committee is considering and how student voices are being incorporated into the curriculum reform.What changes has the Curriculum Review Co...

What Changes Do YOU Want to See?

What Changes Do YOU Want to See?

Lucy Haswell ’20 and Kavi Sarna ’21

January 17, 2019

Staff Writer Lucy Haswell ’20 and Contributing Writer Kavi Sarna ’21 asked students of different grades and genders to provide input on areas of the current curriculum that could be modified in the Curriculum Review process to better accommodate students. These students comment on topics such as...

After The Record: Leaving a Legacy

After The Record: Leaving a Legacy

Felix Bao '21 and Billy Meneses '22

December 6, 2018

10 Years of Lessons and Carols

Students hold candles, each lit from a single flame, and sing holiday music at Lessons and Carols last Sunday.

December 6, 2018

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

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

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, Features Editor

November 15, 2018

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

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...