The Hotchkiss Record

The Covid Coordinating Team

Thank you to the Covid coordinating team!

June 2, 2021

The Record extends our gratitude to the Covid coordinating team, who worked hard to ensure the safety of those on campus: Richard Davis, Associate Dean of Faculty, Covid Coordinator Danielle Shippey,...

Luminaries in main circle for the Senior class

Class of 2021 Graduates In Person

Parth Jain ’24, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

After a challenging year, members of the Class of 2021 will end their time at the school with an in-person Commencement on June 5. The class of 2020’s graduation was held virtually due to COVID-19;...

Introducing the New Class Presidents

Introducing the New Class Presidents

Darina Huang ’23 June 2, 2021

As Seniors make memories in their final days on campus and students prepare to depart for the summer, the other classes have elected new class presidents for the 2021-2022 school year.  Class presidents...

Tara Bhandari '21 plays tennis on the school courts.

AOI: Tara Bhandari ’21

Cecily Smith ’23 June 2, 2021

Tara Bhandari ’21 is a three-year Senior and co-captain of the Girls Varsity Tennis team.  Teammate Rena Peng ’22 said, “Tara has been a truly inspirational teammate and captain. She pulls through...

Ella Anthony ’21 performs in front of the crowd

Seniors Perform in Talent Show

Ava Howard ’23, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

Have you ever wanted to see Craig Bradley, head of school, sing “Party in the USA” or “Old Town Road” in carpool karaoke? Jon Coffy ’21, Aidan Rodgers ’21, Langston Harris ’21, Max Jennings...

The water crisis in Flint, MI began in 2014 and remains unresolved.

The American Jobs Plan is the Fix America Needs

Jack Bourdeaux '22, Contributing Writer April 29, 2021

In the United States, more than 2 million Americans live without access to clean drinking water and sanitation. This situation is unacceptable, and it would be grossly negligent of Congress not to pass...

Beckwith hits a backhand on the courts this spring.

Athlete of the Issue: Max Beckwith ’21

Carrie Cao ’23, Sports Editor April 29, 2021

Max Beckwith ’21 is a three-year Senior and co-captain of the Boys Varsity Tennis team. Next year, Beckwith will play tennis for Haverford College. Co-captain Jerry Qiao ’22 said, “Outside of his...

Morikawa painted this portrait of Desmond Teague '20 last year.

Artist of the Issue: Nicole Morikawa ’21

Alexandra Chou ’23, Contributing Writer April 29, 2021

 Nicole Morikawa ’21  is a four-year Senior and visual art student from New Milford, CT. She is the head of ink., UNICEF, and Art Club and the Editor-in-Chief of the Mischianza. Her work was selected...

Liquid Archive, designed by Gediminas Urbonas and NADAA, was featured at the MIT 150 Festival  in 2011.

Architect Receives Alumni Award

Isabella Wei ’23, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Architect Nader Tehrani ’81 has designed buildings from the futuristic, environmentally-friendly Helios House in Los Angeles to the geometric wood structure of the Melbourne School of Design.  On...

Students pull up weeds at Fairfield Farm during Eco Week.

Community Comes Together for Eco Week

Tarapu Pyo ’24, Contributing Writer April 29, 2021

This past weekend, over 120 students and faculty spent their Saturday morning volunteering at Fairfield Farm, cleaning up the campus and roadsides, and maintaining local trails. For the past 25 years,...

Mourners leave flowers in a post from Bryant's Instagram page.

Police Brutality Against Black Americans Continues with Deaths of Daunte Wright & Ma’Khia Bryant

Anji Ashaye ’24, Contributing Writer April 29, 2021

Ten miles away from the trial of Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minnesota, white police officer Kimberly Potter pulled over Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, for a traffic violation. During the stop,...

Award winners from top left: Rahul Kalavagunta '22, Jacob Chui '21, Arhan Chhabra '22, Kenny Zhang '22, Ilene Park '22,  Nithya Chundi '23, Jason Shan '23

FBLA Students Earn Honors at State Competition

Darina Huang ’23 April 29, 2021

Between February 10 and 26, seven members of the school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club participated in the organization’s annual state-level competition. FBLA is the largest career-oriented...

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