The Loomis Chaffee Log

Sports Traditions on The Island

Walker Craig '21, Contributor

May 11, 2020

Since its founding in 1914, Loomis Chaffee has had many rich athletics traditions. These traditions range from the senior-only path all the way to the school’s annual spirit week. Athletically, Loomis’ traditions have been an excellent way to promote school spirit and also encourage a deep love...

Connected Through Prayer: LC Bible Study Carries On

Members of the Loomis Chaffee Bible Study meet over Zoom.

Samantha Tishler '23, Contributor

May 4, 2020

Despite being in different time zones, members of the Loomis Chaffee Bible Study continue to stay connected. The club meets every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. EDT over Zoom to learn about the Bible and Christianity. History faculty members Mr. Matthew DeNunzio and Mr. Sebastiaan Blickman were both affiliated...

Staying Lean During Quarantine

Kariuki Massio '21, Contributor

April 27, 2020

The Coronavirus has dominated the headlines. From the news, to Facebook, to Instagram, there seems to be no escape from the impact this epidemic has had on our lives. The past few months have been a struggle for many who are trying to maintain daily routines, which has become very difficult. With the...

Zoom in With Coach Mai

Coach Mai discusses how he has been staying in touch with different varsity teams throughout distance learning.

Thierno Diallo '21, Contributor

April 27, 2020

Loomis Chaffee spring athletes have endured difficult training throughout the fall and winter terms in preparation for their spring seasons. Accordingly, the cancelation of the spring athletic season disappointed most Loomis athletes and coaches. This cancelation complicates the recruitment process...

RePrint Sports: Stanley Cups Playoff

May 24, 2018

By Nina Gildor '19 This year’s thrilling Stanley Cup Playoffs reflects the extremely exciting 2018 season. The Las Vegas expansion team shattered record after record throughout their incredible inaugural season and won the Pacific Division by 109 points. This underdog team defied all odds and had a ...

RePrint Sports: Predictions for the NBA Awards

May 24, 2018

By: Grace Lawrence ’19  Jaw-dropping trades. Major upsets. This NBA season has been full of these, and it’s not over yet. We may have just entered the first round of the playoffs, but debates around the NBA regular season awards have been brewing since the season began in October. In particu...

RePrint Opinions: Junior-Varsity Injustice?

May 24, 2018

By Portia Inzone '20 Within most Loomis sports, JV teams work to prepare their athletes for varsity. The coaches stress technical skills, drills, and activities, creating a motivating environment that stimulates improvement. JV acts as a booster for varsity, and encourages the athletes to think of JV as ...

RePrint Opinions: Earth Day, and how young people can make a difference

May 24, 2018

By Jackson Done '19 With Earth Day recently passing, I’ve reflected on the importance of being environmentally friendly, and how we as students can continue being green around campus and in our everyday lives. I was surprised to learn what little effort going green requires. This makes going gree...

RePrint Opinions: Mental Wellbeing

May 24, 2018

By Minna Gao '19 “Next year’s school theme is mental wellbeing? That’s interesting.” This was my reaction when I first heard of the Student Council’s decision. I thought about all the things that could go wrong by selecting this theme, and about the underlying message of the decision...

RePrint News: LC Hockey Honors the Humboldt Broncos

May 24, 2018

By Jean Shin '20 On Friday, April 6th at around 5:00 pm, The Humboldt Broncos, a junior Canadian ice hockey team, was on its way to a playoff game when the bus collided with a semi-trailer truck at a highway intersection on the northern border of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada. The impact flipped ...

RePrint News: Loomis Chaffee Walks Out Against Gun Violence

May 24, 2018

By Liam Scott '19 On April 20th, National Walkout Day, Loomis students walked out of their B4 classes at 11:00 a.m. to take a stand against gun violence around the country. The walkout was organized by Cathy Hyeon ’18, Blaine Stevens ’18, Caroline Colao ’18, and Anya Sastry ’20.. “We org...

RePrint Melange: Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

May 24, 2018

By Neala Sweeney '20 Here on the Island, and in many other places in the United States, it is prom season. This means dresses are being bought, tuxedos are being rented, and the smell of sweet underclassmen desperation is in the air.         Once, maybe in the distant past, Loomis was a ...

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