The Hotchkiss Record

Interview with Dubem Anwunah ’20, Varsity Basketball Player

Interview with Dubem Anwunah ’20, Varsity Basketball Player

Justin Choi '20, Opinions Editor / Sports Media Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports

This is an interview with Dubem Anwunah '20, a 3-year member of Boys Varsity Basketball. Q: What are a few goals that the team has set this year? What about personal goals you hope to achieve?A: Our largest goal this year is to be known as a gritty, defensive team. Whether we're playing a B ...

Times of Change for The Record

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusives

How has The Record, the school’s award-winning newspaper, changed over the years? Serving as the school’s newspaper since 1893, it was established under editor-in-chief Edmund Merrill, Jr. ’94. Currently, The Record is in its 125th year of publishing and continues to attract contributions from ...

Hotchkiss Parents Win Midterm Elections

Ally Fertig '20, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Midterm Election Coverage, News, Online Exclusives

Two parents of current Hotchkiss students emerged victorious in the midterm election races, both elected as national representatives for Connecticut. Maria Horn, the elected Connecticut State Representative for the 64th District, is the mother of Max Quinn ’19, Abby Quinn ’17, and Maude Quinn ...

Hotchkiss Debate Sweeps Home Tournament

Royce Shey '21

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Uncategorized

On November 11, the Debate team hosted its annual home tournament, with over ten schools and more than 120 students in attendance. Hotchkiss swept the competition, thanks to decisive victories from experienced members of the team and emerging novice debaters. The tournament differed slightly from more com...

In Remembrance of Germán Perez

Edited by Alex McLane '20

November 16, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Uncategorized

On October 3, state police discovered Germán Perez’s body in the Housatonic River, about a mile from the sight of a crash reported on on September 25 (NBC CT). Perez, 60, had worked in the Mars Athletic Center since 2010, and was known by many at the School for his friendly and lively presence in...

The Best of Spirit Week

November 15, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Showcase, Sports

Best of Red, White, and Blue DayBest of Preppy DayBest of Clash DayBest of Twin Day ...

Students Win Top Journalism Awards

Students Win Top Journalism Awards

Ally Fertig '20, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Showcase

This fall, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) announced the 2018 Gold Circle Awards for excellence in journalism for work published in student publications. Nicholas Lorentzen ’20, Tina Guo ’19, and Michael Zhang ’21 received top honors for their individual work in last year’s The Hotch...

Inside Local Politics: An Interview with Thad Gray, State Treasurer Candidate

Inside Local Politics: An Interview with Thad Gray, State Treasurer Candidate

Bea Kiggen '19, Digital Content Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Midterm Election Coverage, News, Online Exclusives

On Tuesday, November 6, voters in Connecticut will have the opportunity to elect a new State Treasurer for the first time in 20 years. The current State Treasurer, Democrat Denise Nappier, will not to seek re-election after serving five terms in office. The candidate for the Republican Party, Mr. Thad ...

Students Meet Political Candidates

Ally Fertig '20, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Midterm Election Coverage, News, Online Exclusives

Rarely do high school students have the opportunity to meet politicians and ask them questions, as Hotchkiss students recently had the opportunity to do. On Tuesday, October 9, students and faculty visited Noble Horizons to listen to Maria Horn and Jahana Hayes discuss their respective campaigns for ...

Inside Local Politics: An Interview with Maria Horn, State Rep Candidate

Inside Local Politics: An Interview with Maria Horn, State Rep Candidate

Alex McLane '20, Digital Content Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Midterm Election Coverage, News, Online Exclusives

This November 6, citizens of the northwestern corner of Connecticut will be faced with many choices on their midterm election ballots. One of these decisions will be for State Representative. Ms. Maria Horn, former prosecutor, local Democrat, and mother of Max Quinn '19, Abby Quinn '17, and Maude Quinn...

The Red Carpet Comes to Hotchkiss

The Red Carpet Comes to Hotchkiss

Ally Fertig '20, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

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...

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

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

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  ...