Following a national search, Loomis Chaffee has appointed Matthew Kammrath as the new Keller Family Director of the Norton Family Center for the Common Good.
News & Calendar
Surrounded by family and faculty in the traditional location between the Loomis Homestead and the Head of School’s House, the Loomis Chaffee Class of 2021 celebrated Commencement on Saturday, May 22, taking special delight in the familiar after a senior year of uncertainty.
After a one-year hiatus, this year’s Pelican Service Organization (PSO) Color Run raised funds to help two organizations working to fight childhood hunger in the greater Hartford area: Weekend Wheels and Filling in the Blanks.
More than 55 Loomis Chaffee students and faculty members came together for a student-led symposium on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion on May 7 in Founders Hall.
The Pelican Games concluded May 2 with a day of challenges and games all across campus, and the Orange Team was named victorious.
Loomis Chaffee celebrated Earth Month in April with a program of activities and events ranging from forums and debates to syrup-tasting and trail work.
The Spring Dance Revue braved Mother Nature’s challenges on an outdoor stage April 30 and May 1, and the result was a fun, fast-paced, and diverse show that audiences loved.
Schuyler Bailar, the first openly transgender NCAA Division I male swimmer, spoke to the school community about his experiences, struggles, and overall journey.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee made its way to the Loomis Chaffee Performing Arts stage this spring, with six shows April 19–24 on an outdoor stage.
The Alvord Center this week honored the 35 seniors who earned Global & Environmental Studies Certificates.
Astrophysicist Josh Winn discussed exoplanets during an Evening of Science sponsored by the Loomis Chaffee Physics Club on April 14.
The winners of the fourth annual Katharine Brush Creative Writing Contest were announced by the Writing Initiatives faculty on Monday, April 12.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal answered questions about climate and environmental issues posed by Loomis Chaffee student panelists during a virtual Youth Town Hall hosted by the school.
Physician, author, and New York Times contributor Dr. Pauline W. Chen ’82 will deliver the 2021 Commencement address at Loomis Chaffee on May 22.
A group of faculty and students attended the Connecticut Forum’s virtual event “Favorite Authors” on March 25, featuring a moderated conversation, with Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson, and Lauren Groff.
Junior Norton Fellow Jordan Korn interviewed young immigrants from war-torn countries and shared their stories with local middle school students.
Mark Nussbaum ’70 shared his estate planning expertise with alumni during two informational seminars that were hosted by Loomis Chaffee's John Metcalf Taylor Society and presented via Zoom videoconference on March 16 and 18.
The Loomis Chaffee Orchestra recently performed a composition arranged for the ensemble by its Iraqi composer, who joined the student musicians virtually from Turkey.
Senior Rosalie Lyons and freshman Emily Tang won national recognition in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, announced on March 17 by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
Musician and environmental activist AY Young spoke with seniors in the Global and Environmental Studies Certificate program in March about taking action and promoting change.