The Loomis Chaffee Log

Being a Tour Guide

Sellers Hall

Mercy Olagunju '22, Contributor

February 23, 2020

Being a Loomis Chaffee tour guide might require you to wake up in time for a tour at 8:30 am when you could have had a sleep-in, or wake up at 9 am to give a tour – on a Saturday! But being the first official contact with prospective families; seeing the nervous smiles on their faces, to me, makes everything worth it.  Being a tour guide is more...

All-Gender Housing Initiative on Campus

Stacey Zhang '22, Contributor

February 13, 2020

After the establishment of all-gender dorms at many peer boarding schools, including Andover, Exeter, and Choate, a similar housing option is on the horizon at Loomis Chaffee. Possibilities of an all-gender housing have been discussed by the school administration and faculty for over two years, and will h...

Opinions on Pelican Day

Lily Potter '21, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

After five consecutive days of 8am wake ups to attend seven-hour class days, the junior class arrived early on Saturday to compete in an exhilarating competition. For our most recent Pelican Day, we took part in the intellectually stimulating yet athletically challenging egg drop contest. These m...

Winter Is Coming

Cooper Raposo '21, Contributor

December 13, 2019

Growing up in upstate New York, snow has haunted me since my earliest memories, annually drowning months of my life in an icy deluge. The snow submerging my infancy as I got older brought about some of my fondest memories - snowball fights, forts, and countless hours of skiing - but it soon began t...

LC Students Attend Diversity Leadership Conference

Jordan Korn '22, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Once Thanksgiving Break ended, most students and faculty return to their routine back at Loomis Chaffee. This year, however, thirteen different members of the Loomis community instead went to Seattle, Washington. While there, members of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) engaged ...

Earlier AP Registration Date This Year

Ryan Fortani '22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

November 1st is a date in which any Loomis Chaffee student who is planning to take an AP exam will want to have engraved on their calendar.  Approximately 300 students at Loomis take CL level classes, meaning that Loomis administers between 500 to 600 AP exams each year for students tak...

Loomis Chaffee Students Travel to Iceland

Loomis Chaffee Students Travel to Iceland

October 18, 2019

Drinking from pools of clear water to ten-hour hikes, the students of Loomis Chaffee had the opportunity to travel this summer and experience the beauty of a nation known for their environmental friendliness. Iceland offered a grand, unique splendor that emerged in its incredible landscape, generous peo...

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