Head of School Sheila Culbert sent the following email to students, faculty, staff, and alumni on Wednesday, June 10, outlining concrete actions the school will begin taking immediately to deepen its commitment to solving the problem of systemic racism.
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Focusing on topics ranging from carbon footprints to coffee beans, seven students recently completed year-long individual studies as part of the Guided Research Projects in Environmental Sustainability course.
Junior Kassie Rivera organized a support group for teenage siblings of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder in her New York City neighborhood last summer as part of Loomis Chaffee’s Norton Fellowship program.
The Loomis Chaffee Math Department recognized 89 students with Barry M. Moran Excellence in Mathematics Certificates this spring. Barry shared a "magical" congratulatory message via video with the 2020 award recipients.
Students in Loomis Chaffee’s Design Thinking for the Common Good spring 2020 course helped UConn women’s basketball player Batouly Camara generate ideas to expand the reach of her nonprofit organization, Women and Kids Empowerment (WAKE).
The faculty of Loomis Chaffee’s Social Sciences Department recognized 51 students on Monday, May 18, for demonstrating academic excellence in the classroom this year.
The History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies Department recognized students on May 18 for academic excellence and junior Isabel Ruppel was awarded the Williams Prize for 2019–20.
The Loomis Chaffee community convened — virtually — to honor the Class of 2020 in friendship, admiration, and goodwill this week, culminating with a video address from Head of School Sheila Culbert in Founders Chapel on Sunday, May 24.
Four seniors presented their Senior Projects to the school community on Thursday, May 21, via Zoom videoconference.
Loomis Chaffee recognized students for their academic and extracurricular achievements and their contributions to the school and greater community on Friday, May 22, in a Celebration of Excellence that also featured the announcement of the Student Council’s Teacher of the Year selection, English teacher Phyllis Grinspan.
Paul Mounds Jr. ’03, chief of staff for Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, spoke on Wednesday, May 20, about ways the state’s citizens and government have risen to the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Loomis Chaffee’s Alvord Center for Global & Environmental Studies this week honored 33 seniors who earned Global & Environmental Studies Certificates, a special designation that accompanies their diplomas.
The Science Department honored 144 students with Baxter Awards for the energy, curiosity, and dedication that they have brought to their science classes this 2019-20 school year.
The Loomis Chaffee English Department faculty recognized 194 students on Monday, May 18, for outstanding writing this academic year.
The Modern and Classical Languages Department has named its year-end departmental awards for Loomis Chaffee Trustee Katherine Ballard, a former faculty member who served as head of the department during her 27-year tenure at Loomis Chaffee.
Students in Applied Economics class this spring paired with Loomis Chaffee alumni in a variety of professions for a lesson focused on writing resumes and cover letters.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Loomis Chaffee community re-imagined its annual Cultural Outburst multicultural celebration by collecting stories into a multi-media, digital digest that shared on May 9.
Student editors and contributors to The Log have continued to inform and represent the student voice in the Loomis Chaffee community by publishing entirely online after the school moved to distance learning because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Jonathan Kelly ’81, portfolio manager at Fidelity Management & Research, shared his observations about the global financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic during a webinar presentation on May 6.
With funds raised at an on-campus event this winter, Loomis Chaffee’s Race for the Race Club purchased and delivered nonperishable food donations to a Greater Hartford charitable organization.