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Alvord Center Announces 2019-20 Student Travel Programs

Italy, Puerto Rico, British Columbia, Portugal, the Galapagos Islands, and Cambodia are the destinations for this year’s International Education Programs for Loomis Chaffee students offered through the Alvord Center for Global & Environmental Studies.

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Freshmen Focus on Service and Stewardship

On October 16, the Class of 2023 fanned out across campus and into the community to engage with the school’s neighbors and take part in service projects. Freshman Service Day was organized by the Norton Family Center for the Common Good and the Dean of Students Office to add context to Freshman Seminar discussions of altruism, philanthropy, and service.

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Campus Events Honor Hispanic Heritage & Culture

Loomis Chaffee celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15 with a series of events honoring the history and culture of Latinx and Hispanic Americans organized by the school’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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Student Perspectives on Global Diversity Awareness

In recognition of Global Diversity Awareness Month in October, Loomis Chaffee's Alvord Center for Global & Environmental Studies asked five students to share their perspectives as engaged global citizens.

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Debate Team Success at Weekend Tournament

Congratulations to seniors Maral Asik, Eleanor Peters; juniors Aidan Gillies, Clara Chen, Lily Potter, Zachary Davis, and Janus Yuen; and freshman Calvin Pan for their strong performances in the Debating Association of New England Independent Schools Parliamentary Debate Tournament. 

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Students Exhibit the Write Stuff

Loomis Chaffee celebrated the work of 18 student writers with an opening reception for the Emerging Writers exhibit in the Richmond Art Center on Tuesday, September 17.

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Author Emily Esfahani Smith Speaks on Belonging

Emily Esfahani Smith author of The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World that is Obsessed with Happiness, spoke at an all-school convocation in the Olcott Center on Monday, September 16.

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"Brickhead" by James Tyler in Richmond Art Center

“Brickhead,” a large-scale sculpture by James Tyler has been installed in the courtyard of the Richmond Art Center this September in conjunction with an exhibition of his work in the RAC’s Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery.

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Norton Fellow Expands Music Outreach

Senior Ethan Levinbook expanded upon a mentoring program for young musicians that he’d originated in 2017, to include students with limited access to music instruction as part of his Norton Fellowship.  

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New Faculty Welcomed to the Island

Loomis Chaffee welcomed 22 new faculty and administrators with a wealth of expertise and diverse experiences to the Island in August for the start of the 2019-20 school year.

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Message from the Head of School

August 20, 2019 letter to the Loomis Chaffee community from the Head of School on the topic of sexual misconduct.

September 18, 2018 letter to the Loomis Chaffee community from the Head of School on the topic of sexual misconduct.

January 10, 2017 letter to the Loomis Chaffee community from the Head of School on the topic of sexual misconduct.

May 17, 2016 letter to the Loomis Chaffee community from the Head of School on the topic of sexual misconduct

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