Loomis Chaffee welcomed newly-appointed Dean of Students Jessica Matzkin and her family to the Island in early August.
News & Calendar
Loomis Chaffee's Summer Program concluded the second year of its Common Good Leadership program in late July and expanded the Best Self Curriculum for the 2019 season.
Loomis Chaffee Summer Program wraps up its first two-week Immersion Program courses in writing, microbiology, and design thinking on July 19.
Two groups of Loomis Chaffee students and faculty traveled June 8–19 to Iceland and Peru for immersive educational travel programs.
The Loomis Chaffee Summer Program kicked off its eighth summer of learning and discovery on June 24 at a welcoming assembly for students and families.
Sunshine and warm breezes greeted Pelicans and their families as they returned to Loomis Chaffee on June 14–16 for Reunion 2019.
For the second year in a row Michael Suski, who graduated from Loomis Chaffee in May, has been named the Connecticut Gatorade Boys Soccer Player of the Year.
The Norton Family Center for the Common Good kicked off a fourth summer of the Norton Fellowship Program on June 3, with overviews of the five student-directed, community engagement projects planned for this year.
On Wednesday, May 29, Economics teachers Liz Leyden and Mat DeNunzio took 20 sophomores and juniors on an experiential learning trip to New York City to tour two companies with products and structures very different from one another.
In response to a challenge posed in April by Deborah Sheldon of Windsor Social Services, 10 I-Tri students developed resource kits to aid people presenting as homeless in the town.
Freshmen and sophomores took part in well-being workshops led by faculty, and seniors attended college readiness information sessions on campus during the final Pelican Day Saturday of the 2018–19 school year on May 11.
Robert Knight, an artist and art professor at Hamilton College, spent the week of May 20–24 working in the Richmond Art Center as a Visiting Artist.
Loomis Chaffee's Class of 2019 received diplomas at the 103rd Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 26. Celebrated television director James L. Widdoes '72 delivered the Commencement address.
The Pelican Service Organization partnered with fellow Pelicans in the Home of Hope Club to organize a fun and successful Color Run on Friday, May 17.
The girls varsity lacrosse team topped Kent 18-4 on Wednesday, May 22, in the final game of the 2019 season and captured the team's fifth straight Founders League title and an overall record of 12-4.
The writing of 91 students was celebrated on Friday, May 17, at the English Honors Tea, where honorees, their teachers, and parents enjoyed sweet treats while reading the works on display in the Katharine Brush Library and listening to five students read their selected papers for the gathering.
Ten seniors presented their Senior Projects to the school community on Tuesday, May 21, on topics ranging from worm biology to teenage relationships.
Seniors Adam Guillemette, Julianna Lee, and Drive Rojrachsombat each presented their year-long Guided Research Projects in Environmental Sustainability on May 20 in Gilchrist Auditorium.
Loomis Chaffee recognized students for their achievements and contributions to the school, and Jeff Scanlon '79 was named Teacher of the Year at an All-School Awards convocation on May 21.
The Science Department honored 133 students with Baxter Awards on Monday, May 20, for the energy, curiosity, and dedication that they bring to their science classes every day.