The Hotchkiss Record

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...

Chicks With Guns Inspires Students

Grace Helm '21

May 27, 2019

Lindsay McCrum ’75 returned to the Hotchkiss campus 43 years after graduating to share her artwork with current visual arts and photography students. Her exhibit, ‘Chicks with Guns,’ pictures women firearm owners from across the country.

Initiatives for Mental Health Awareness Month

Initiatives for Mental Health Awareness Month

Isabel Su ’22

May 15, 2019

A relaxation room with bean bag chairs, origami, and scent diffusers is one of several new mental health initiatives being introduced this May. Since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed every May in the United States. The Council on Diversity and Inclusion, along with Bring Change to...

Induction Dinner Celebrates Seniors

Induction Dinner Celebrates Seniors

Ha Trang Tran ’22

May 15, 2019

As the time approaches for Seniors to leave the community and embark on new journeys, the Senior Induction dinner marked the beginning of a series of events honoring Seniors. The dinner, held on May 10, welcomed Seniors into the Alumni Association. The event began at 6:15 p.m. with a ceremony in...

Board of Trustees Comes to Campus

Billy Meneses ’22

May 15, 2019

As students attended classes last Friday, the members of the Board of Trustees were busy discussing ways to improve the school. The weekend of May 3 began with reports from Mrs. Jeannie Rose ’80, P’18, president of the Board, and Mr. Craig Bradley, head of school. The trustees broke up into committees...