The Loomis Chaffee community honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a week of events January 18–24 that celebrated his teachings and focused on the work that still remains to achieve his dreams for justice and equality.
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Loomis Chaffee will once again play football against all of its Founders League opponents under a new conference arrangement that will begin in fall 2020.
The Loomis Chaffee Concert Choir and Chamber Singers presented their Winter Choral Concert on Sunday, January 26, in the Hubbard Performance Hall.
John D. Nichols ’49 and his wife, Alexandra C. Nichols, have generously donated $7.5 million to Loomis Chaffee for a major expansion and renovation of the school’s theater and dance facilities, the school announced on January 21.
Ricky Kidd, who spent 23 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, shared his compelling story of resilience on January 18, kicking off Loomis Chaffee’s week of programming honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Goldman Sachs Vice President Ariel Williams ’06 recounted her journey to becoming an investment professional and gave an overview of investing at a presentation to students on January 15.
Students and faculty feted the official “energization” of Loomis Chaffee’s new solar array with a Solar Fest on January 13, during community time in the Scanlan Campus Center.
Loomis Chaffee’s robotics team, HAX Robotics, qualified for the FIRST Robotics 2020 Connecticut state championship with its performance at a qualifying competition on January 11, in Winsted, Conn.
The girls varsity basketball team defeated Kent School 63-27 on Saturday, January 11, to record its 50th consecutive Founders League win.
The Loomis Chaffee Debate Society hosted its 38th annual debate tournament on Sunday, January 12, attracting 180 debaters from 14 schools from around the Northeast.
Amy Traverso ’89, author and food editor at Yankee Magazine, returned to the Island on January 9, to share her professional writing experiences with students at a “Dinner and a Draft” event organized by Loomis Chaffee Writing Initiatives.
Greg Collucci, NBA senior manager for global development, led a discussion about basketball and global politics on January 8, in the Norton Family Center for the Common Good.
Loomis Chaffee economics teachers kicked off the Stock Market Game at an event in the Scanlan Campus Center on Thursday, January 9, to promote financial literacy on the Island.
The Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra (HICO) woodwind quintet worked with music students in the Loomis Chaffee Wind Ensemble on Tuesday, January 7, as a follow-up to the group’s performance at Loomis in the fall.
Student interest in pursuing a Global & Environmental Studies Certificate at Loomis Chaffee has grown since the program’s inception six years ago, prompting expansion of the program’s scope to reflect its popularity and continued evolution.
The Island was abuzz with holiday spirit in December as Winter Break approached and students, faculty, and staff found time to connect with local community members and celebrate the season on campus.
The Loom, Loomis Chaffee’s student-led literary publication, has released its Fall 2019 online edition featuring a collection of original creative writing and artwork by students on the theme of “Space.”
The Loomis Chaffee Debate Society has enjoyed success at area competitions in the run up to winter break.
The jazz musicians of Atla DeChamplain Quartet presented a community concert in Hubbard Performance Hall and led a masterclass for music students in Loomis Chaffee’s Jazz Improv Ensemble on Tuesday, December 10
Students and faculty represented Loomis Chaffee at the 2019 People of Color Conference December 4–7 in Seattle, Washington. Junior Simone Moales led a group of young attendees in a rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”