The Hotchkiss Record

The Red Carpet Comes to Hotchkiss

The Red Carpet Comes to Hotchkiss

Ally Fertig '20, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Weeks before its release to the public, the highly anticipated and long-awaited movie, In Search of Greatness, came to Hotchkiss for a special screening this past Saturday. Gabe Polsky ’98, the director of the film, brought his newest movie as a gift to the Hotchkiss community. Polsky previou...

Trump Accused of Tax Fraud

Benjamin Weiss ’21

October 19, 2018


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President Donald Trump is accused of using fraudulent practices to funnel $413 million dollars from his father, Fred Trump, into his own accounts.  An investigation by The New York Times uncovered large gifts from Fred Trump to his children, both through a legal trust and by means of a sham company....

Kavanaugh Confirmed by Narrow Margin

Kavanaugh Confirmed by Narrow Margin

Tina Deng ’21

October 19, 2018


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Although activists’ cries of “Shame!” repeatedly interrupted the proceedings, the Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court Justice on Saturday, October 6 by a 50 to 48 vote - one of the narrowest margins in American history.Prior to his official swearing-in, Judge Kavanaugh,...

Seniors Gear Up for College

Seniors Gear Up for College

Amanda Hill ’19

October 19, 2018


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With the first marking period drawing to a close, Seniors are working to finalize college applications with the help of the college advising office. Last Wednesday night, Seniors attended a college fair to meet with university representatives and learn more about schools they’re considering attending...

Students and Faculty Welcome Parents

Reece Yang ’21

October 19, 2018


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While the weather may be getting colder, the atmosphere on campus will warm as classrooms fill with the chatter of both students and their parents. Today and tomorrow, parents are turning the clock back to their high school years by participating in classes and meeting teachers during the annual Parents...

Read the Student Impact Statement for the New Inter-dorming Policy

October 16, 2018


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Provided by Daniel Pai '19 and Caitlin Reilly '19The Hotchkiss School Student-Faculty Government11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville, CT 06039Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Administrators and Faculty MembersThe Hotchkiss School11 Interlaken Rd.Lakeville, CT 06039  ...

Fall Holiday Honors Class of 1953

Meghana Annamaneni

October 15, 2018


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Walker auditorium was full of excited students on the night of Wednesday, October 1, as Mr. Craig Bradley, head of school, announced the annual fall holiday. At 9:30 p.m., students received an email from Mr. Bradley announcing an immediate meeting.  Screams of excitement filled campus as students quick...

New Inter-dorm Policy Enacted

New Inter-dorm Policy Enacted

October 9, 2018


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 Two weeks ago on Monday, September 17, tensions grew between administration and students in a Stu-Fac discussion about the new inter-dorming policy. The meeting was intended to give students the opportunity to express concerns directly to members of the administration. Many students left t...

Ms. Phyllis Gapinski Retires After 19 Years at Hotchkiss

Ms. Phyllis Gapinski Retires After 19 Years at Hotchkiss

Kavi Sarna '21

October 9, 2018


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On September 28th, Ms. Phyllis Gapinski, housekeeping supervisor, left the school to retire to South Carolina. In November of 1999, Ms. Gapinski joined Hotchkiss as the housekeeping supervisor and remained in that role for 19 years. No one has yet been selected to fill her position.As housekeepin...

Bluestockings Hosts Prep Senior Tea

Ally Fertig '20, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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On Friday, September 21, joy and excitement filled Harris House as Prep and Senior girls gathered for the annual Prep Senior Tea, hosted by Bluestockings. As the girls sipped tea and snacked on cookies and donuts, they answered discussion-starter questions and shared experiences.Bluestockings is a club tha...

An Updated Timeline of Administrative and Student Leader Response to Inter-dorming Policy

October 9, 2018


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A Timeline of Administrative and Student Leader Response to Concerns about the Inter-dorming Policy provided by Daniel Pai ’19 and Caitlin Reilly ’19Visit our past timeline to learn more about events regarding changes in the Inter-Dorming policy before September 17: September 27, 2018: Ad-Hoc C...

Reunions Inspire Memories

Reunions Inspire Memories

Tina Deng '21

October 4, 2018


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For 84 year-old alumnus Mr. Don Streett ’53, last weekend was his 13th time returning to the School for a reunion. As always, he arrived from St. Louis, Missouri, looking forward to seeing his classmates. From last Friday through last Sunday, Mr. Streett, along with his peers from the Classes of 1...