The Loomis Chaffee Log

Faculty Parents on the Burden of a Disrupted Term

Mercy Olagunju '22, Opinion Editor

June 2, 2020

Although some countries around the world are starting to ease lockdown restrictions, and people are beginning to return to a sense of normalcy, it is safe to say that summer this year will be different from what we know, and many people will have to adjust their summer plans accordingly. Parents especially,...

LC Community Happily Dons Masks Despite Controversy

LC Community Happily Dons Masks Despite Controversy

Emily Khym '23, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

Within the United States, there has been controversy over policies that enforce wearing masks in public. Although the federal government urges people to wear masks, policies vary in different states. The CDC recommends civilians cover their faces with homemade masks. Many stores, such as Costco, require...

How Will Schools Adapt to Reopenings?

Edward Park '23, Contributor

May 25, 2020

When is the ideal time to reopen the economy without potentially triggering a second Coronavirus wave? This question has been debated among politicians, economists, and public health experts. Nevertheless, in an effort to revive the American economy, states have been easing lockdowns and reopening businesses....

Musical Revue Takes on Remote Singing

Mariapaula Gonzalez '22, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Every spring term for the past 20 years, Musical Revue, also known as MRev, has performed a grand show in the Hubbard Auditorium after practicing for an entire year. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, they are unable to showcase their talents on campus this year. Brett Donshik ’21, one of the club’s...

Schultz Fellows Discuss Politics via Zoom

Jordan Korn '22, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

The Schultz Fellowship is a bi-partisan, political discussion group on campus. Every Thursday night, the club meets to discuss the topic appointed by the presidents Maral Asik ’20 and Aidan Gillies ’21. This spring term they have relocated their meetings from the Norton Center to a Zoom meeting room. From...

Mr. Lance Hall Keeps Physical Plant Running During COVID

Harry Knight '21, News Editor

May 21, 2020

While students have been sent home due to social distancing protocols, Loomis Chaffee’s essential workers have remained on campus. Some workers such as Mr. Lance Hall, director of the Physical Plant, still drive to Loomis every day to keep up with their work. “Currently I spend about 25 hours a...

How Students Feel About Being Locked Up With Their Families

Madison Hua '23, Contributor

May 21, 2020

After a lengthy month of online school, students are tired of constantly staring at their computer screen for long periods of time. Not only are we straining our eyes, but we have shifted from being independent at a boarding school to being around our families every second of every day. The stay-at-home...

Parting Words of Thanks, From the Seniors and To the Seniors

Chloe Chen '22, Contributor

May 21, 2020

FROM SENIORS “I would like to thank Mr. Percy, the funniest, honest, thoughtful, and wisest college counselor I could have asked for. Thank you so much for believing in me and guiding me throughout this college process and to my dream school” - Ambrozine Daring ’20 “Thank you, Tiffany Lin,...

There’s No Dorm Like Longman

Mercy Olagunju '22, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Longman Hall, commonly sighted on the walk to town, houses eight sophomore girls and two prefects. It is marked by a sculpture and is often confused with a house or an office. Being in Longman comes with the opportunity of being a member of the Longman Leadership Institute (LLI). LLI gives Longman...

Question of the Issue: How has your or your family’s life changed this term?

Michael Zhou '22 shows off his healthy snacks.

Jordan Korn '22, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Michael Zhou ’22 Beijing, China Michael Zhou ‘22 lives in Beijing but has not been able to return since China cut down on flights entering the country to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Michael and his sister, both being American born, have been staying at their friends’ houses. Michael...

Community Service Continues During Quarantine

Maeve Dowd '23, Contributor

May 4, 2020

Even during this coronavirus pandemic, Loomis Chaffee students are still able to do their part for the common good. The Community Service Program offers many opportunities for students to help their local hometowns as well as the LC community. Both virtually and in-person, Loomis students are putting...

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...

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