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Students gather in front of Main Circle before the Crop Walk.

St. Luke’s Crop Walk Returns

Parth Jain ’24, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

With over 200 students participating,  St. Luke’s Society’s Crop Walk kicked off community service events for the year on Sunday, October 10.  The Crop Walk raises funds every year for hunger...

Students Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Anji Ashaye ’24, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

This fall, a dance, speakers, and an open mic night highlighted the community’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Each year from September 15 to October 15, the United States observes Hispanic...

Lamont Extends Masking Requirements

Tarapu Pyo ’24, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Recent updates on Connecticut's COVID-19 mandate have allowed relaxed protocols to the school, despite the fact that masking requirements in public indoor spaces remain in effect. Connecticut Governor...

Students gather in the Faculty Lounge for Stu-Fac on the night of October 11.

A Deep Dive into Stu-Fac

Isabel Su ’22, News Editor October 15, 2021

The issues discussed at Stu-Fac meetings include any range of school-related concerns, from interdorming to Senior privileges to trips to Salisbury. Every Monday at 7pm, all members of the community...

Darina Huang 23 and Nithya Chundi 23 work together in the Multicultural Center.

New Initiatives in Diversity and Inclusion Office

Lily Yawan-Wossen ’24, Contributing Writer October 15, 2021

Have you noticed a new room across from the Post Office? What about new events in community life from the school’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)?  This year, the D&I  office has...

Cooper Roh 22 lies in front of pumpkins carved during the Farm Festival.

In Brief: Fairfield Farm Festival

Nithya Chundi ’23 October 12, 2021

What is more quintessentially fall than warm donuts and apple cider on a chilly afternoon? On Sunday, October 3, students celebrated the annual Fairfield Farm Festival, which featured pumpkin carving,...

MacLeish Scholars Program Moves into its Second Year

MacLeish Scholars Program Moves into its Second Year

Darina Huang ’23 October 1, 2021

Last summer, nine students perused J.P. Morgan’s Gutenberg Bibles, original manuscripts of Thackeray’s Vanity Fair, letters from Charles Dickens, and much more as part of the MacLeish Scholars literary...

Seniors Host Annual Carnival

Ava Howard ’23, Contributing Writer September 28, 2021

On Sunday, September 19, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, the class of 2022 hosted the annual Senior Carnival, which provided the school community with a variety of attractions including food and t-shirt...

New Students Welcomed with Matriculation

Maadhavan Prasanna ’25, Contributing Writer September 28, 2021

On Saturday, September 11, students and faculty gathered in the Harris House tent to celebrate the matriculation of new students and officially welcome them into the school community. During the Matriculation...

Mr. Craig Bradley, head of school, greets students at lunch.

Relaxed COVID Protocols Signal a Return to Normalcy

Lauren Mclane '23, News Editor September 10, 2021

Harkness tables replaced socially distanced desks and stir-fry and waffle stations replaced grab-and-go meals as loosened COVID restrictions marked a return towards the school’s pre-pandemic state.  In...

Preps pick potatoes at Fairfield Farm.

School Welcomes New Students with In-Person Orientation

Yihan Ding ’22, Arts & Leisure Editor September 10, 2021

After a year of social distancing and online learning, the school welcomed 181 new students with a student-led in-person orientation.  Starting on September 3, new students participated in three...

The Record Honors Departing Staff and Faculty

This year, the school community bids farewell to over 25 faculty and staff members. In total, the departing faculty and staff have served for over 300 years at Hotchkiss, working in departments ranging...

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