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Winter 2019 Web Extras

Wonders of Summer, Joys of Learning
Find out more about the 2019 Loomis Chaffee Summer Program and see photos and videos from past summers. 

Travis Roy: Challenges and Choices
Learn more about Travis Roy and the Travis Roy Foundation.

Summer Reading Reimagined
Peruse the list of Book Chat titles and other books on the 2018 Summer Reading list. 

A Lab Puppies Lab!
Watch video of the College Level Genetics course’s puppy lab.

Guest Musicians on the Island
Find out more about guest musicians Juliana & Jesse and Elqui Trio.

Pelican Scoop
Listen to Pelican Scoop podcasts, including science teacher Erica Gerace speaking about the Science Department’s Guided Research Projects and math teachers Joseph Cleary and Hudson Harper discussing opportunities for students with a passion for mathematics.

Project Green Writing Competition
Read the winning Project Green Goes Prose submissions. Entrants were asked to write about a special place outdoors at Loomis Chaffee.

Gold Medal
A Special Kind of Nowhere” by junior Julia Hoffman

Silver Medal
Courtyard Between Flagg and Ammidon” by junior Eleanor Peters

Silver Medal
The Reflecting Bench” by junior Jean Shin

Bronze Medal
Twilight” by senior Fiza Malik

Emerging Writers
Read excerpts from this year’s Emerging Writers’ work.

Latinxfest 2018
See photographs from this year’s LatinXfest

Freshman Service Day
Browse photos from this fall’s Freshman Service Day projects.

Reading List
Here is a list of books discussed by faculty during the opening Faculty Days this fall:
A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger
Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education by Glenn Whitman and Ian Kelleher
Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning by James Lang
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, and Mark A. McDaniel
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life by William Deresiewicz
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi.

Class Agents
Learn more about being a class agent.  

Planned Giving
Learn more about the John Metcalf Taylor Society and planned giving at Loomis Chaffee.

Submit a Class Note
Send your news to the Class Notes editor.

Joan Joseloff Kohn ’43
Read tributes to Joan Joseloff Kohn ’43, who died on October 4, 2018. 

Reflections: Welcome to the Garden
Visit the professional website of photographer Steve Rosenthal ’58.