Spring 2020 Web Extras
From the Head: Great Teachers in a Time of Change
Listen to a Radiolab podcast with mathematician Steve Strogatz ’76 about his friendship with longtime Loomis Chaffee math teacher Don Joffray, who died earlier this year.
Ne Cede Malis Steers School in Pandemic
Connect to Loomis Chaffee’s COVID-19 Response webpage for more details and the latest information. www.loomischaffee.org/coronavirus
The Addams Family
Find out more about the Guest Musicians who visited Loomis Chaffee this winter:
Watch a video about a community drum circle on campus at the beginning of winter-term testing.
Browse photos from this winter’s Solar Fest.
View the “Space” issue of The Loom from fall 2019.
Find out more about senior Danny Cui’s research for the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition Giant Jamboree and view his team’s presentation.
Shifting Concussion Culture
See what Loomis Chaffee athletes had to say about helping to shift concussion culture.
View photographs from students’ participation in the December 2019 climate rally in Hartford. Photos by senior Kelly Eng.
Portrait of Nancy Toney
Find information about Nancy Toney and her connection to the Loomis family, and listen to a podcast on the topic with Karen Parsons, Loomis Chaffee archivist and history teacher.
Alumni Author Amy Traverso ’89
Read “Yankee Magazine’s Amy Traverso Returns to Loomis Chaffee Roots” from the January 17 Hartford Courant, view a gallery of photos from her visit to campus, and find out more about Amy’s work with Yankee Magazine and Weekends with Yankee, a popular American Public Television show that Amy co-hosts.
Object Lesson: Evelyn Longman’s Work on the Lincoln Memorial
See more photographs of the Lincoln Memorial project from Evelyn Longman’s personal albums, held in the Loomis Chaffee Archives.
Michael Petroni ’08 contributed to the series “Polluter’s Paradise,” published by ProPublica about the growth of the petrochemical industry in Louisiana and the inadequacy of the state’s environmental regulatory response. Read the series.