The Loomis Chaffee Log

Spotlighting Senior Athletes: Nalinda Wanikpun and Eamon Moylan

Eamon Moylan '21, who is off to Davidson College for soccer next year, in action on the soccer field.
January 17, 2021

Although COVID-19 has unfortunately disrupted many senior athletes’ seasons, they have tried to make the most of their time at Loomis Chaffee. In fact, a talented handful have chosen to continue to play...

The New Freshman Experience

January 17, 2021

From friendships, to clubs, to dances, to sports games, the first year of high school is supposed to be a year full of firsts. With this year’s COVID-19 restrictions, “first” is an understatement...

The New Freshman Experience

January 17, 2021

From friendships, to clubs, to dances, to sports games, the first year of high school is supposed to be a year full of firsts. With this year’s COVID-19 restrictions, “first” is an understatement...

Breaks from Year-Long Classes are a Scheduling Change for the Better

January 17, 2021

If the new school year in a pandemic couldn’t have brought enough unprecedented changes, the new terms which have four blocks per term and 70-minute classes are certainly changing the academic life of...

Administration Makes the Right Call to Reopen Campus

January 17, 2021

As the Loomis Chaffee administration begins to communicate the plans for students to return to campus for Winter Term 2, Connecticut’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise, with the recent positivity rate...

The Evolution of Athletes Taking a Stand the Right Way

January 17, 2021

Professional athletes are often regarded as role models due to their inspiring stories and athletic success. Many athletes are passionate about taking their influence beyond their sport to discuss everyday...

Question of the Issue: Will you be returning to campus for Winter Term 2?

Mattie will be returning as a day student in February.
January 17, 2021

Mattie McCann ’23 “For my family and I, we made the decision to have me go back to in person classes as a day student. There weren’t specific reasons why we made this decision, except we discussed...

Three-Course Terms Reign Supreme Over Two-Course Terms

January 17, 2021

Since we started learning with the new course schedule, most people have demonstrated their preference for two-course terms over the three-course terms. And their reasons are not unfounded: two-course...

Meet the New Faculty

Meet the New Faculty
November 3, 2020

Mr. Jesús Cobo Nick Dalessio '23 During this abnormal time, new Spanish teacher Mr. Jesus Cobo is adapting to life at Loomis Chaffee. However, he is already familiar with the prep school environment. “I...

Retirement Update from Mrs. Moos

November 3, 2020

Loomis Chaffee said goodbye to several beloved teachers who retired early in June 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Retired English teacher Mrs. Berrie Moos was among these retirees, as she sent in her...

Retirement Update from Ms. Grinspan

November 3, 2020

Although retired English faculty member Ms. Phyllis Grinspan decided to leave Loomis Chaffee in June 2020 after 23 years of teaching, she still keeps in touch with her Loomis faculty friends and cherishes...

LC Faculty Adapt to Online Learning

Many typical school gatherings such as advisee groups and club meetings are meeting virtually this year.
November 3, 2020

With the escalation of COVID-19 cases in the country, the future of education proceedings has essentially become unchartered territory. While Loomis Chaffee has responded to the pandemic by developing...

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