Loomis Chaffee celebrated Earth Week April 9–15 with a program of activities organized by students in the school's Environmental Sustainability programs with support from the Alvord Center for Global & Environmental Studies.
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Students in the International Relations course recently took part in a simulated emergency United Nations Security Council meeting — a role-played response to the reported chemical weapons attack in Syria in early April.
Students and faculty from Loomis Chaffee participated in the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Student Diversity Leadership Conference on April 15.
Loomis students and faculty explored Utah's southeastern canyons on an eight-day backpacking trip organized by the Alvord Center for Global & Environmental Studies.
The Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery will present "Unsettled Nostalgia," an exhibit by Syrian artist Mohamad Hafez, from April 24 through May 30. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, April 24, at 6:45 p.m. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free of charge.
The girls varsity lacrosse team earned a disciplined win over Choate on the road on Wednesday, April 11, improving to 2-1 on the season
The Framed-In Theater Festival, featuring works directed, written, and performed entirely by Loomis Chaffee students, will take place in the Norris Ely Orchard Theater on Thursday, April 19, and Friday, April 20. Admission is free of charge.
Kenyan conservationist and activist Paula Kahumbu, CEO of Wildlife Direct which is dedicated to the protection of elephants and other African wildlife, spoke at an all-school convocation on Monday, kicking off this year's Earth Week programming.
Loomis Chaffee welcomed accepted students and their families during Revisit Days, giving students a chance to take another look at the school, and learn about the Campus Center and Pearse Hub for Innovation opening this fall.
Much like its first win of the season, the boys tennis team showed off its depth against Exeter on Saturday, earning points from the top to the bottom of its ladder and winning the team match 5-2.