September 28, 2016
News to Know
Alumni, students, parents, and faculty gathered for Founders Day on Saturday, September 24. Previously held each fall, this year's re-imagination of Founders Day offered many activities including academics, arts, athletics, and kids entertainment. See 'Photos and Videos' section below.
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View Excerpts from Bert Thurber's Lecture
Alumni Join New Faculty Ranks
Tim Helfrich '96 and Ahmad Cantrell '07 have returned to the Island this fall as members of the Loomis Chaffee faculty.
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Emerging Writers Celebrated at Reception
Loomis Chaffee celebrated literary arts on the Island on September 20 with the opening of an Emerging Writers exhibit featuring the work of 15 Loomis Chaffee students.
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Foreign Policy Views Expressed at Election Salon
Students and faculty gathered Tuesday, September 20, for the first in a series of Election Salons hosted by the Norton Family Center for the Common Good and students in Alec McCandless's Presidential Election class.
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A New Take on Saturday Instruction
On Saturday, September 17, all class years participated in the first Pelican Day on the Island. Programs included community building and individual growth activities addressing the specific needs of each class. 
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The Log Launches Web Edition & Social Media
The Log, Loomis Chaffee's student newspaper, has launched a web edition at, with senior Lily Liu overseeing The Log's online and social media presence for the 2016-17 school year.
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Alumni in Coaching
Pelican alumni are coaching the next generation of student-athletes at high schools and colleges around the country - and back on the Island.
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Loomis in Texas
A delegation from Loomis Chaffee traveled to Houston, Texas, for a varsity football game against a new friendly rival, The Kinkaid School.
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Volleyball Opens with Win Over Sacred Heart
The 2016 varsity volleyball season officially kicked off with a hard-fought 3-1 home win against Class A foe Convent of the Sacred Heart on Saturday, September 17. 
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Upcoming Events
Boston Reception
Hosted by Elissa and Steven Lunder P'19
Wednesday, Sept. 28
Juniper Farm
131 Newton Street
Weston, MA
6 to 8 p.m.
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An Evening with Rebecca Pacheco '97
Do Your Om Thing: Bending YogaTradition to Fit Your Modern Life
Tuesday, Oct. 4
Gilchrist Auditorium
The Loomis Chaffee School
7:30 p.m.
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Chaffee Book Club 
Discussion of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Led by Webb Trenchard, Associate Head of School
Wednesday, Oct. 5
Burton Room, Athletics Complex
Loomis Chaffee
6 p.m.
Greenwich CT Reception
Hosted by Polly and Fridolf Hanson '85, P '17, P '19
Sunday, Oct. 30
Round Hill Club
33 Round Hill Club Road 
Greenwich, CT
4 to 6 p.m.
Registration information
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