The DiRectory

  • Winter Sports start next week (November 12th): Get your equipment ready!

  • Summer Adventures

    Summer Adventures

    Daniel Y. and Owen Z.

    November 14, 2018

    Everyone loves summer; they have a lot of great memories. The DiRectory interviewed some students and teachers at Rectory to find out what they did last summer. They all loved their last summer vacation, so we wanted to share their adventures with you.  Here’s how people at Rectory spent this past s...

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  • Rectory Student Helps Save the Black Rhino

    Rectory Student Helps Save the Black Rhino

    Natalie P., Senior Reporter

    November 8, 2018

    This past summer when many of Rectory’s students were traveling to other places, studying academics and playing sports, Albert D. was researching how to save endangered animals in Kenya, Africa. Albert worked with experts at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. He learned about black rhinos: their classificat...

  • Should WNBA Players Get Paid More?

    Should WNBA Players Get Paid More?

    Nala C., Reporter

    November 7, 2018

    WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association) players do not make nearly as much as NBA (National Basketball Association)  players for the same amount of dedication and work. Unfortunately, it is common in many jobs and careers for women to get paid less money than men for the same work. It is also c...

    Candace Parker and Riquna Williams of the Los Angeles Sparks, two WNBA players.

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  • Restarting the One-Sentence Story at Rectory

    Restarting the One-Sentence Story at Rectory

    Julia Z., Reporter

    October 21, 2018

    The one sentence story is a school-wide competition that requires participants to write a story in a forty-word-or-less sentence using a grammatically-correct form of the monthly word. Each month, there is a different word for participants to use; the words given to the participants are all chosen by ...

    Mrs. Billiard, an English and history teacher at Rectory, has brought back the one-sentence story to benefit the Rectory community.

    Photo taken by Julia Z.

  • Mr. Li, A New Teacher in Rectory’s Elementary School

    Mr. Li, A New Teacher in Rectory’s Elementary School

    Gabe F., Reporter

    October 12, 2018

    Mr. Li was born on June 11, 1984, in Fuzhou, China. He lived in China for about 11 years before he moved to West Warwick, Rhode Island, in 1997, when he was in the 6th grade. As a child, Mr. Li loved spending time with his older brothers, Jim and David. He did not play any sports as a child, but he ...

    Mr. Li with some of his elementary students.

  • Ms. Minifie’s Art Elective

    Ms. Minifie’s Art Elective

    Yitong W. and Grace Z.

    June 19, 2017

    This year, Ms. Minifie started a new Art Elective for students who are interested in art to work on their own artwork. Students can choose to work on a variety of projects, such as painting, drawing, clay, scratchboard, and crayon melting. Students are engaged, work in groups, and cooperate with one ...

  • Rectory’s Wrestling Team

    Rectory’s Wrestling Team

    Ben R., Staff Reporter

    June 7, 2017

    Rectory’s wrestling team has been around for many years. The wrestling team went undefeated for eight years until last year. This winter, however, was a special season for Rectory’s wrestling program; we had Mr. Paul Gray step up to the plate to coach this year’s team. Mr. Gray has never done a...

  • Rectory’s Marching Band Marches On!

    Rectory’s Marching Band Marches On!

    Jennifer H., Staff Reporter

    June 7, 2017

    Did you know that Rectory School has a marching band? And did you know that every year Rectory’s marching band participates in Pomfret’s Memorial Day Parade?  We wanted to find out more about what the marching band is and what students enjoy about it, so The DiRectory interviewed Ms. D’Angelo, the O...

Rectory Student Helps Save the Black Rhino
Self-Driving Cars Will Soon Be a Reality: Can You Imagine?

Self-Driving Cars Will Soon Be a Reality: Can You Imagine?

June 6, 2017

Former President Obama Announced Mars Exploration Mission

Former President Obama Announced Mars Exploration Mission

March 26, 2017

Grand Opening of Rectory’s New Hale Elementary School and Smith Learning Center!

Grand Opening of Rectory’s New Hale Elementary School and Smith Learning Center!

February 21, 2017

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Rectory’s Wrestling Team
  • The Inequality of Male and Female Athletes’ Salaries June 6, 2017
  • Rectory Athletes: Baseball & Lacrosse Student Interviews May 18, 2017
  • Coach Gray May 16, 2017
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Should WNBA Players Get Paid More?
  • Should There Be a Longer Break or a Second Break Next Year? April 28, 2016
  • The Oakley® Airwave™ April 4, 2016
  • Imperfect March 8, 2016
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Summer Adventures
  • Restarting the One-Sentence Story at Rectory October 21, 2018
  • Mr. Li, A New Teacher in Rectory’s Elementary School October 12, 2018
  • Ms. Minifie’s Art Elective June 19, 2017
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StarCraft II Video Game Review
  • Rectory’s 2017 Spring Play: Seussical, Jr. May 18, 2017
  • Team 5 Elements: A Creative Super Heroes’ Story January 15, 2017
  • Top 5 Decorated Christmas Trees in the World December 19, 2016
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The student news site of Rectory School.