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English

The Loomis English curriculum is rich with the study of literature and places a distinct focus on writing. The English Department provides you with the skills to be an effective and independent thinker while putting emphasis on the historical development behind the ideas and literature that are studied. Our teachers strive to create an environment in which you are able to participate actively in creating a classroom atmosphere where you and your classmates develop as scholars.

English Honors Tea Celebrates Student Writing

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.

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Writing at Loomis Chaffee

In this episode, we hear pieces from a variety of voices on campus. Writing Studio faculty member Sally Knight then discusses the pieces and what writing means here at Loomis.


 

Some of the authors who have visited campus in recent years include:

Billy Collins
Jonathan Safran Foer
Frank McCourt
Myla Goldberg
Jamaica Kincaid
Chris Abani
Ali Sethi