The Hotchkiss Record

Orientation Advice, Part 2

Orientation Advice, Part 2

Sydney Goldstein ’22

September 18, 2019

As new students adjust to the unfamiliar environment during their first few weeks of school, returning students offer assistance. Proctors, orientation leaders, teammates, dorm-mates, and classmates provide new community members with advice in hopes of making their transitions easier. Returning students...

Community Conversation on Latinx Identity Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month

Billy Meneses ’22

September 18, 2019

The school’s mission statement encourages students to “fulfill their potential as individuals fully engaged in the world.” To that end, one of the school’s goals is to promote empathy, respect, and understanding. Dr. Rachel Myers, dean of diversity and inclusion, introduced the Community Conversations...

Students Honored with Major School Prizes

September 18, 2019

THE SUSAN KLINGER HOGLUND ’80 MEMORIAL AWARD Established in 1996 in memory of Susan Hoglund ’80 by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William E. Hoglund, and her sister, L. Melissa Hoglund ’76, and awarded to that member of the prep class who, in the opinion of the faculty, is most notable for spirit and...

Salisbury Forum Features Journalist Peter Baker

Madeline Chang ’22

September 18, 2019

With today's constantly changing political landscape, staying informed about happenings in the White House is increasingly challenging. The Salisbury Forum will welcome Peter Baker to Walker Auditorium on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. to give a talk entitled “Trump, Obama, and the Modern White...

Club Fair Attracts New Students

Kiki Henry '22

September 18, 2019

Students flooded out of the chapel with the sound of the school’s a capella groups, Blue Notes and Calliope, ringing in their ears. As they entered the busy English Wing, club leaders welcomed both new and returning students. More than 80 clubs, ranging from publications to affinity groups, set...

Students Make a Splash at Senior Carnival

Students Make a Splash at Senior Carnival

Isabel Su ’22

September 18, 2019

The “Camp Hotchkiss” atmosphere was in full force as students enjoyed a water slide and grilled hot dogs at this year’s Senior Carnival. The carnival, which was the first large-scale community event of the year, kicked off Senior Dance fundraising events. The Senior Carnival is an annual event...

Hurricane Dorian Devastates Communities

Sydney Kosoy ’21

September 18, 2019

Hurricane Dorian, the strongest recorded hurricane to make landfall in the southeast United States and the Bahamas, wreaked havoc on thousands during the first week of September. With winds reaching 220 mph, Hurricane Dorian caused billions of dollars worth of damage to homes, public infrastructure,...

Updated Almanac Brings Changes for the 2019-20 Year

Updated Almanac Brings Changes for the 2019-20 Year

Nicholas Lorentzen ’20, President, Design Editor

August 27, 2019

The Record's President, Nicholas Lorentzen, has compared the newest edition of The Almanac, with its predecessor and found three important changes for the student body to be aware of.

Inside the Proctor Selection Process

Claire Wang ’21

May 30, 2019

Proctor selection is conducted by the Dorm Heads Committee, but feedback from advisors, dorm faculty, and current proctors are an important part of the decision-making process. Class deans, the director of diversity and inclusion, dean of students, dean of community life, and head of school also participate...

Introducing the New Class Presidents

Introducing the  New Class  Presidents

May 30, 2019

As students assume new roles in student government, next year’s leaders are calling for greater transparency, more free time, and more efforts to document memories.  Student leader elections, which occurred during the week of May 13, gave classes a chance to come together and consider which two students...

Bearcats Say Goodbye

Bearcats Say Goodbye

Ha Trang Tran ’22

May 30, 2019

With graduation officially underway, Seniors and faculty alike are growing sentimental as they reminisce about memories made. Graduation activities began yesterday afternoon in the Chapel with a ceremony inducting members of the Senior class into the Cum Laude Society. Inductees celebrated afterwards...

Max Limit, Max Damage: The Boeing 737 MAX

YY Cher '20

May 27, 2019

You may have heard of the 2 crashes related to the Boeing’s new narrowbody plane on the market, the Boeing 737 MAX. However, the plane isn’t exactly new, rather it is a modern redesign of a plane that is more than 50 years old. The Lion Air 610 crash on October 29, 2018, and the Ethiopian Airline...