The Loomis Chaffee Log

LC Commemorates 9/11

Shlok Sharma '19, Web Director

September 16, 2018

September 11th, 2001 is a day that Americans will never forget. As the years go on, however, students seem to personally disconnect with the incident more and more.  This past Tuesday, on September 11th, 2018, the Loomis Chaffee school had its annual 9/11 commemoration, and two faculty ...

Sam Goldfarb ’18 Commencement Speech

May 27, 2018

  Today was the graduation ceremony of the class of 2018. Attached is the commencement speech that was given by Sam Goldfarb, who was also the editor-in-chief of the Log his senior year.  ...

Ann Micklos Talk: 2018 NASA Launches & Space Exploration

April 24, 2018

On Thursday, April 12th, Ann Micklos visited campus and talked with the Loomis community about NASA’s Launch Services Program and her career in aerospace engineering. For over 25 years, Micklos worked at the Kennedy Space Center as an aerospace engineer and was involved in 110 missions. The majority...

Carbon Monoxide Crisis

Photo Credit: Grace Lawrence

April 2, 2018

On the fateful evening of Monday, the 26th of February, residents of Cutler Hall detected the smell of gas around 6 p.m. on the first floor. Mrs. Donegan, the dorm head of Cutler also smelled gas and immediately took action. Reflecting on her experience, she mentioned, “When I stepped into the hallway...

The Winter Sports Banquet

Photo Credit: Athletic Department

April 2, 2018

On Sunday March 25, 2018, the Winter Sports Banquet was held in Hubbard Auditorium. The event started with Sue Cabot giving opening remarks about how the winter went overall, especially with a new strengthening program fully implemented and used by varsity athletes. Then a slideshow was presented in...

Inconceivable! Club Basketball Lost to Faculty

Photo Credit: Ms. Hsieh

March 22, 2018

On a warm February evening, there was a lukewarm clash in the Olcott Gymnasium between the Club Basketball Team and a ragtag team of faculties. The students may have the fire of youth, but the teachers have quizzes, lectures, homework, problem sets, exams, grades and various other academic torture tools...

Falcon Heavy: World’s Most Powerful Rocket

Photo Credit: Pexels

February 25, 2018

Saturn V moon rocket was last launched in 1973. Known as the biggest,  most powerful rocket for decades, Saturn V’s purpose had always been a simple one: to launch Apollo missions. But now, no longer operational, it is paving the way for the Falcon Heavy to take the spot as the most powerful rocke...

The Compelling Journey of A Syrian Refugee

Photo Credit: Christine Coyle

February 22, 2018

Written by Freya Rich '20 (Web Staff Writer) The LC community welcomed Sari Samakie to Gilcrest Auditorium on Thursday, January 18th. As part of the Senior Seminar series put on by the Alvord Center for Global and Environmental Studies, Sari spoke about his experiences living in Aleppo during the Syri...


Freya Rich'20

February 20, 2018

Written by Freya Rich '20 (Web Staff Writer) With snowflakes adorning small tree branches, twinkle lights sparkling, and a silver backdrop for photos, the decorations at the Winterfest dance created an elegant, winter-wonderland feel. The dance was located in the SNIF, rather than the old dining ha...

Tasteful Ambitions

Photo Credit: Rachel Ramenda

February 14, 2018

Written by: Portia Inzone '20 (Social Media Manager) How much longer must we complain about the dining service? Instead, let us ask ourselves this: What has improved, and what else can? Through my research to answer this question, I stumbled upon a new and unknown initiative focusing primarily on...

Trump Administration and California Continue to Bicker

Photo Credit: Pexels

January 22, 2018

Written by: Garret Fantini '21 (Contributor) Disputes between President Trump and the state of California can be traced back to the night of his election. Relations between the two radically opposed parties have yet to improve. At times, it seems as though the two are more concerned with their own s...

Disaster Relief Mapathon

Photo Credit: Christine Coyle

January 18, 2018

Written by: Freya Rich '20 (Web Staff Writer) On Thursday evening the Norton Family Center for the Common Good along with the Katharine Brush Library hosted a Disaster Relief Mapathon and invited the entire Loomis community to attend. Co-run by Mr. LaForest, director of the Norton Center; and Mr....

The Student Newspaper of The Loomis Chaffee School