The Loomis Chaffee Log

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...

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...

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...

Students’ and Faculty Daily Quarantine Schedules

Harry Knight '21, Contributor

April 27, 2020

See "In the Loop" Episode 4 for interviews with Mason and Lily! Since the increasing threat of COVID-19, the lives of Loomis Chaffee students and faculty have been flipped upside down as our community fights to remain connected and mentally healthy. In adherence to the social distancing guidelines, bo...

How to Get (Digitally) Involved at LC

Anna Li '21, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

As Loomis Chaffee has shifted spring term to an online learning environment, Loomis students and faculty are faced with the challenge of finding opportunities to get involved digitally. Fortunately, a few clubs on campus have continued to meet through Zoom, and the community service program has moved...

Loomis Chaffee’s Approach to Pandemics: A Comparison from 1918 to Today

The Loomis Chaffee Log published an article during the 1918 Spanish  flu pandemic.

Jordan Korn '22, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

In 1918, the Spanish influenza pandemic broke out in the United States. Similar to the coronavirus today, students and faculty in The Loomis Institute had to restrict their activities to follow government guidelines. In addition to the 1918 flu, the United States was fighting in World War I. “It...

What’s Running Out in American Supermarkets?

John Sihn '22, Contributor

April 27, 2020

With a week of spring break left, my mom and I faced a dire problem: we had run out of food. The hotel had stopped serving breakfast. Nearby restaurants had closed down. Consequently, we had to make a grocery run. Despite having seen images of empty shelves in grocery stores on the news, we put our...

Sweet Tunes: From an Ice Cream Business Owner to an Orchestra Director

Sweet Tunes: From an Ice Cream Business Owner to an Orchestra Director

Samantha Tishler, Contributor

April 20, 2020

Mr. Netta Hadari, the new Loomis Chaffee Orchestra Director, grew up all over the world but eventually found his way to the Loomis Chaffee community. Mr. Hadari was raised by his Israeli parents in London, where he spent most of his childhood. During his teenage years, he moved to South Africa. To...

Guided Environmental Research Projects: What Happens Next?

Guided Environmental Research Projects: What Happens Next?

Brett Donshik, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

As learning shifts online, some of Loomis Chaffee’s more hands-on classes must find new ways to effectively deliver a quality experience. Members of the Guided Environmental Research Project (GERP) class are still moving on with their projects despite the many challenges of remote learning. The spring...

Interesting Courses to Take at Loomis

Interesting Courses to Take at Loomis

Nathan Ko '23, Contributor

February 21, 2020

In the middle of the winter term, Loomis students start choosing their future courses and creating four-year plans which outline their education goals while here on the island. Many factors go into a student’s choice of classes of course, yet it seems like one common priority for students is t...

The Old Man and the Old Moon

Photo courtesy of Ally Velasquez '20

Victoria Che ’21, Opinions Editor

April 28, 2019

The Old Man and the Old Moon, a musical produced by PigPen Theatre Co., has been adapted by the NEO this winter. The show ran from February 13 through February 17. According to Lana Breheney ’21, who plays Llewelyn the old man, the musical this year is quite different than those in years past in ter...

Talking to the Financial Literacy Club

Shlok Sharma '19, Web Director

March 1, 2019

In the past year financial literacy and engagement has taken Loomis Chaffee in a brand new way. A school-wide stock market game had taken place in winter term, and the Financial Literacy Club is a big part of that happening. Through their efforts, they hope to expand the financial literacy of ...

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