The Hotchkiss Record

Bluestockings Supports Women’s March

Hannah Goldberg ’22, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Thousands of people rallied in cities across the country for the 2020 Women’s March, their loud chants ringing across the streets and signs hoisted high. The marches took place on Saturday, January 18. Members of Bluestockings, a club dedicated to gender equality, and interested community members planned...

Quiz Bowl Competes at UPenn

Quiz Bowl Competes  at UPenn

Alex Cheng ’23

December 12, 2019

The school’s Quiz Bowl team, founded one year ago by co-captains Cooper Roh ’22, Jack McGlinn ’22, and Yihan Ding ’22, recently earned second place trophies at the Vermont State Championships and the National History Bowl. On Saturday, December 7, the four-member team - consisting of the three...

Students Head to Seattle for People of Color Conference

The Hotchkiss delegation at the POC conference.

Arhan Chhabra ’22, Design Editor

December 12, 2019

From December 4 to 7, students and faculty members took part in the NAIS People of Color Conference in Seattle, Washington. Thousands of students and teachers from across the country attended the event. The Hotchkiss delegation included Isaac Alicea ’20, Kim Pothemont ’21, Tucker Briglin ’20,...

Community Prepares for Holidays

Community Prepares for Holidays

Alex Cheng ’23, Kiki Henry ’22, and Sander Kujis ’21

December 12, 2019

Tree TrimmingOn Sunday, December 8, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., many members of the Hotchkiss community gathered to trim the large Christmas tree set up in the Main Foyer just outside of the Tremaine Gallery. Students took mini Polaroid photos and hung them on the tree, along with blue, silver, and gree...

Students Train with ADL to Combat Hate

Kiki Henry ’22, News Editor

December 12, 2019

Public shootings and acts of racism are frequently reported in the United States. Over the past year, over 399 mass shootings have occurred, compared with 323 shootings in 2018. Incidents in California and Oklahoma in mid-November are two examples of the many recent shootings. This November, Hillel,...

TLC Helps Students Tackle Mid-terms

Siri Nellutla ’23

December 12, 2019

Upon their return from Thanksgiving Break, students often begin to feel anxious as exams approach. Although mid-terms may seem daunting, there are many resources available on campus to help students feel confident and prepared. The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) is one such resource. The TLC staff...

Bill Fenton Studies Global Education

Isabel Su ’22, News Editor

December 12, 2019

From government-run schools in Botswana to a private academy in Beijing and a project-based school in San Francisco, Mr. Bill Fenton, instructor in physics & astronomy, has traversed the world in an effort to explore how students learn best. Mr. Fenton went on sabbatical leave with his family during...

African Lit. Class Travels to D.C.

Siri Nellutla ’23

November 20, 2019

Instructor in English Dr. Rachel Myers teaches an African Literature Senior English elective that explores the theme of sankofa, a Twi word from the Akan people of Western Africa. Sankofa translates to “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.” The word indicates the value of...

Students Compete to Reduce Food Waste

Pythians wasted less food over the three days of the SEA Food Waste Challenge.

Isabel Su ’22, News Editor

November 20, 2019

Last week, students had an extra incentive to clean their plates at dinner. Wasting food jeopardized their team’s chances of winning the latest competition between Olympians and Pythians (O&P). The Student Environmental Action Club (SEA) started an initiative this year to reduce food waste that ran...

Forum on Mass Incarceration

Forum on Mass Incarceration

Sander Kuijs ’21, News Editor

November 20, 2019

2018 Pulitzer Prize. Washington Post best-seller. A New York Times top 10 book of 2017. These are only some of the accolades awarded to the most recent book by the Salisbury Forum’s guest speaker, J. Skelly Writing Professor at the Yale Law School and accomplished author, James Forman Jr. Dr. Forman...

Salisbury Holds Municipal Elections

Kiki Henry ’22, News Editor

November 20, 2019

Fewer than half of registered voters turned out to cast a ballot at the Salisbury local municipal elections on Tuesday, November 5. The smaller turnout compared with past Salisbury elections may be due to the fact that most candidates were running uncontested. Municipal elections were held to elect...

Investment Club Field Trip to New York

Arhan Chhabra ’22, Design Editor

November 20, 2019

The Investment Club took to the streets of New York City last week to examine a luxury designer brand’s headquarters. On Wednesday, November 13, 20 students journeyed to the national headquarters of Chanel. At Chanel, students learned about the company’s marketing and advertising strategies and...