Senior Eleanor Peters has earned a Silver Medal in the National 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for “Out of the Mouth,” her portfolio of poetry and short fiction.
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.
Six Loomis Chaffee student writers received awards for their original works of poetry and prose in the 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for the Connecticut region.
An essay by junior Haven Low has been selected as a runner-up in a New York Times personal narrative essay contest for teenagers, which drew 8,000 entries from around the world.
In this episode, English faculty Steve Colgate and Jessica Hsieh discuss the goals of the English program and provide insight into what's happening in their classrooms.
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:
Andre Dubus III
Jonathan Safran Foer