The Loomis Chaffee Log

LC Revisit Day Undergoes a COVID-19 Makeover

Stacey Zhang '22, Contributor

May 4, 2020

Every March and April, boarding school applicants are given the chance to visit campus and briefly become part of their potential future high schools. This year, however, in light of the COVID-19 situation, Loomis’ Admissions Office cancelled the on-campus Pelican Preview Days and instead offered an...

Hometown Story: How is your hometown handling the effects of Coronavirus?

Hometown Story: How is your hometown handling the effects of Coronavirus?

Emily Khym '23, Contributor

May 4, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 infections fluctuates in different areas of the world, each country, state, and province have taken varying approaches to handling the situation. There are areas where strict orders are being placed, and others that have implemented more lenient measures. “In Seoul, South...

Connected Through Prayer: LC Bible Study Carries On

Members of the Loomis Chaffee Bible Study meet over Zoom.

Samantha Tishler '23, Contributor

May 4, 2020

Despite being in different time zones, members of the Loomis Chaffee Bible Study continue to stay connected. The club meets every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. EDT over Zoom to learn about the Bible and Christianity. History faculty members Mr. Matthew DeNunzio and Mr. Sebastiaan Blickman were both affiliated...

LC Asian Students Respond to COVID-19 Stereotypes

Emily Khym '23, Contributor

May 4, 2020

As xenophobia and violence targeting Asians increase during the COVID-19 pandemic, more Asians are growing increasingly fearful of becoming the target of ethnic attacks. In many countries, especially America, there have been numerous accounts of anti-Asian racism, from acid being thrown on an Asian woman...

LC Facilitates Move-Out Process and Offers Summer Program Virtually

John Sihn '22, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

With the Loomis Chaffee campus still shut down due to the continued impacts of the Coronavirus, the administration has modified the move out process and upcoming summer program to accommodate the current situation. “We are working our way through seniors right now, and hope to have them all squared...

Coronavirus Restrictions for LC Students Around the World

Customers wait outside a Home Depot in Houston TX, on May 2, 2020.

Harry Knight '21, Contributor

May 4, 2020

In an attempt to protect their inhabitants from the threat of the novel coronavirus and to help “flatten the curve,” most countries around the world established stringent regulations. However, as the weeks have progressed, many states, countries, and provinces are approaching their reopening dates...

History Research Papers Running Smoothly

Zachary Davis '21, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Spring term at Loomis Chaffee has been thrust into turmoil with the advent of COVID-19. With the shift to virtual learning, every class has had to restructure its curriculum toward a more decentralized, hands-off approach. This has had implications across all subjects, but especially the U.S. History...

Teachers’ Takes on Distance Learning

Pynn Harinsuit '23, Contributor

May 4, 2020

Distance learning through Zoom has offered novel experiences for everyone: students, faculty, and staff alike. Without it, we would have been enjoying the warm, sunny weather and wrapping up our school year with our friends and teachers. However, here we are, situated in our own homes, practicing social...

NYC: The City that Never Sleeps

Nicholas Ji '22, Contributor

May 4, 2020

For decades, New York City has been a center of activity, with millions moving throughout it every day. In recent months, however, the daily hustle and bustle of the vibrant city streets have been significantly diminished due to the effects of COVID-19, which has rendered NYC one of the greatest hotspots...

Satire: How to Write a Good Application for Any Position

Stacey Zhang '22, Contributor

May 4, 2020

With beaming sunshine and fresh leaves, spring is a season of new beginnings. The season, however, is more known to many aspiring Loomis students as the season of competitive applications for leadership positions, which are crucial for their flamboyant LinkedIn profiles. Following decades of success...

Sleep Is Not An Option, But Failure Is?

Janus Yuen '21 and Andrew Park '22

May 4, 2020

The following is a log of my journey into the depths of sleep deprivation. I invite you to follow along. Sun. May 10. 22:00 EDT Fourscore and seven days ago, I was assigned an English analytical essay on Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad. To be honest, I don’t remember the real assignment...

A Student’s Daily Quarantine Schedule (HUMOR)

John Howley '21, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Day 52 of Quarantine - A Student, somewhere in the world. 8:02 - My alarms buzzed today at 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, and 8:00. I ignored each one until the final eight o’clock one was accompanied by the grating sound of my parents’ voices nagging me to wake up. I think I had a dream about throwing water...

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