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Yale Model United Nations Conference Cut Short

Yale Model United Nations Conference Cut Short

January 29, 2020

Through freezing rain, sunshine, and snow, Loomis Chaffee brought a delegation of 28 students to the 46th Yale University's Model United Nations Conference, or YMUN, over the weekend of January 23-26.  After three successful days at the conference, delegates were surprised to learn that the confer...

LC Students Attend Diversity Leadership Conference

Jordan Korn '22, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Once Thanksgiving Break ended, most students and faculty return to their routine back at Loomis Chaffee. This year, however, thirteen different members of the Loomis community instead went to Seattle, Washington. While there, members of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) engaged ...

Earlier AP Registration Date This Year

Ryan Fortani '22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

November 1st is a date in which any Loomis Chaffee student who is planning to take an AP exam will want to have engraved on their calendar.  Approximately 300 students at Loomis take CL level classes, meaning that Loomis administers between 500 to 600 AP exams each year for students tak...

New Interim Head of School: Mr. Webster Trenchard

October 19, 2019

By Eliza Nelson There are very few Pelicans that would trade our warm fall weather for the freezing New England winter, but Mr. Trenchard, the Assistant Head of School and our new interim Head of School, disagrees. He shared this, and other interesting insights, in a recent interview about his ...

Our Time: Students Standing in Solidarity for the Environment

Our Time: Students Standing in Solidarity for the Environment

October 18, 2019

Grab your bullhorns! Along with hundreds of thousands of students around the world from 150 countries, Loomis joined the National Youth Climate Strike on September 18, 2019.  The strike, coming a day before the UN Climate Action Summit brought awareness towards the ever-growing issue of clima...

2019 Commencement Address by Shlok Sharma ’19

2019 Commencement Address by Shlok Sharma '19

Shlok Sharma '19, Web Director

June 22, 2019

Below are the transcript and audio file of Shlok Sharma's graduation speech for the Class of 2019. Shlok served as the web director for The Log. Somehow I finally managed to show up when they called my name. Before I start, I am so honored to be up here, and a little surprised. I want to thank Dr. Culbert for being a wonderful Head of School, the Board of ...

2019-2020 All-School Theme: Belonging

Jenny Pan '22, Graphics Manager

May 23, 2019

The all-school theme for the 2019-2020 school year will be ‘Belonging.’ Dr. Culbert, the head of school, collaborated with the Student Council to choose this theme. She hopes this mantra encourages students to realize their role and purpose in the Loomis Chaffee community. “Belong...

Problem-Solving at LC Hackathon

Jordan Korn '22, Staff Writer

April 28, 2019

Julia Hoffman ’20 and Alexa Becker ’22 furiously typed away at their keyboards. Anxiety pulsed through them during the entire competition, and when they walked through the doorway to pitch their final project to a panel of judges, their presentation was not yet completed. On Friday, February 8, and ...

Keith Scribner ’80: Dinner, a Draft, and a Laugh

Portia Inzone '20, Managing Editor

January 29, 2019

On January 11, Keith Scribner ’80 returned to the Island and joined fifteen Loomis Chaffee students for dinner and a draft of his recently published novel, Old Newgate Road. Providing insight to his busy lifestyle as both a professor and a novelist, Scribner recalled moments of creativity, f...

LC Takes Second Place in Yale MUN

Jenny Pan '22, Graphics Manager

January 29, 2019

From January 19th to 21st, the Loomis Model United Nation (MUN) team participated in the Yale MUN conference and won the Outstanding Large Delegation (the equivalent of 2nd place). In MUN, students discuss important current issues through a simulation of the United Nation that involves pr...

The MLK Pelican Day

Anna Li '21, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

The students of Loomis Chaffee filed into Olcott Gym on Saturday morning to listen to Tony Hatch, a professor at Wesleyan and the author of Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America. The topic of Professor Hatch’s speech thoughtfully introduced the focus for the rest o...

Dealing with REACH (#2)

Dealing with REACH (#2)

Madeleine Hong '19

October 1, 2018

As we begin to finish out the fourth week of the 2018-2019 school year, hopefully, all the students of Loomis Chaffee have become acquainted with the new online permission system, Reach Boarding. Being a change in the normal routine of a student’s sign in, Reach has not received the b...

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