Four seniors presented their Senior Projects to the school community on Thursday, May 21, via Zoom videoconference.
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.
Loomis Chaffee recognized students for their academic and extracurricular achievements and their contributions to the school and greater community on Friday, May 22, in a Celebration of Excellence that also featured the announcement of the Student Council’s Teacher of the Year selection, English teacher Phyllis Grinspan.
The Loomis Chaffee English Department faculty recognized 194 students on Monday, May 18, for outstanding writing this academic year.
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