The Loomis Chaffee Log

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 ...

Talking to the E-Proctors

February 25, 2019

By Shlok Sharma ’19 I sat down with Kelly Eng ’20 and Ryan Jones ’20, two E-Proctors to talk about what they’re planning to do around Loomis, and the initiatives they’ve already started.  Hello! Why did you both become E-Proctors, and what draws you to environmental sustainability...

LC Financing: Behind the Scenes

Lana Sheng '22, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

Money. It is often a taboo subject, and even the mention of it can make people squirm. Loomis Chaffee believes in transparency; by showing its detailed financial transactions, the school hopes that students and parents can better understand how Loomis operates. Loomis’s annual operatin...

The PHI: Innovating the Island

Jordan Korn '22 and Cameron Kwok '22

January 29, 2019

Since the Scanlan Student Center’s inaugural opening in October, the Pearse Hub for Innovation (PHI) has taken on two major roles on campus: incorporation into preexisting curriculums, and PHI specific courses. With the many high-tech and innovative tools available in this state-of-the-art facility, ...

Catching Up with The Old Man and The Old Moon

Photo Credit: Lauren Volkodav '22

Priya Rajaram '21 and Lauren Volkodav '22

January 28, 2019

Chickens, accordions, squats, and whales! The Loomis Chaffee musical will be one to watch. Lauren Volkodav ‘22 and Priya Rajaram ‘21 sat down with actresses Eva Millay Evans ’21 and Olivia Zoga ‘21 to find out more about the musical debuting in the NEO. The musical, The Old Man a...

Talking to the Improv Club Founder (Ryan Natcharian)

Talking to the Improv Club Founder (Ryan Natcharian)

Shlok Sharma '19, Web Director

December 3, 2018

I sat down with Ryan Natcharian, an LC senior and thespian to talk about his improvisational club.  Hello Ryan! What’s the official name of your club, and what do you plan to do with it?  The official name is the “LC Improv Club”. Right now we don’t have a clever name, ...

The MarketWatch Game (Stock Investing for Uninformed Students)

Joe Berger '20, Contributor

November 5, 2018

After dropping from the prestigious and desired fifth slot to a less coveted 36th spot in MarketWatch, I saw that the Web Editor, Shlok Sharma, assigned me to write an article about the game. I clenched my fist and impulsively decided that I had to create an article advising students to stay away fro...

Faculty Spotlight: Ms. Fitzpatrick

Alex Choi '19

October 28, 2018

A. C. How did you find about Loomis? Ms. F Last year, I was finishing up my double major in Math and French and I wasn’t sure which direction to take my career in. Then over January term of my senior year, I did a math teaching internship at a charter school in New York and I really...

Pro-soccer Player to New Loomis Chaffee Coach

October 12, 2018

The following dialogue is an interview with the Girls Varsity Soccer coach Linda Hathorn. Coach Hathorn is the assistant director of the Loomis Chaffee Summer Program, and has moved into Carter Hall with her husband and daughter. Coach Hathorn is new to the girls soccer program, along with assistant co...

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