The Loomis Chaffee Log

Health Center Undergoing Major Enhancements

Jessica Luo '24, Contributor November 12, 2021

Following the COVID-19 pandemic and the return of students to full Island life, Loomis Chaffee administrators decided to make major transformations to the health center to better fit the needs of the student...

Substance Abuse Policies on Campus

Logan Elie '24, Contributor November 12, 2021

What happens to students who need help and are struggling with substance addiction? The Loomis Chaffee community enforces rules surrounding substance abuse with the mission of prioritizing student safety...

Mercy Art Gallery Opening/Emerging Writers and Artists Exhibition

Chloe Chen '22, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Every year, Loomis Chaffee hosts the Emerging Writers and Artists Exhibitions, which are programs for students to display their works in the Richmond Art Center at the start of the school year. The Emerging...

It’s Go Time

Nathan Ko '23, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Recently, a club that operates in a room in Founders Hall on Thursday nights has been drawing crowds of students with the promise of a daunting, daring, and even dynamic game of Go: an abstract and demanding...

Windsor Beats: Dom’s Broad Street Eatery

Fedora Liu '24 and Anuva Koli '24, Staff Writers November 12, 2021

“Where old friends gather and new friends meet!” Dom’s Broad Street Eatery’s motto epitomizes the welcoming atmosphere of the diner. Just a quick walk away from the Loomis Chaffee campus, it has...

Student Spotlight: Behind the Scenes with Jasper Gitlitz ’22

Student Spotlight: Behind the Scenes with Jasper Gitlitz ’22

Hazel Le ’22, Staff Writer
Hazel Le '22, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Jasper Gitlitz ’22 brightens any room he walks into, even when the room is a dimly-lighted one on the third floor of Flagg Hall. His room vibrates his energy and personality with the LGBTQIA+ flag hung...

From a Chocolate Milkshake Escapade to a Promposal: a Faculty Friendship

From a Chocolate Milkshake Escapade to a Promposal: a Faculty Friendship

Emily Khym '23, Features Editor May 21, 2021

Having friends at work is always a plus. Ms. Isabelle Fitzpatrick, affectionately referred to as Ms. Fitz, and Ms. Anne Sher, both members of the math department, have shared a sweet bond over chocolate...

The New Freshman Experience

Anuva Kolli '24 and Jamnia Ai '24 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...

Mattie will be returning as a day student in February.

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

Emily Khym '23, Staff Writer 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...

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

Sofia Preuss '23, Contributor 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

Pynn Harinsuit '23, Contributor 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...

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