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  • The votes are in! Rectory's Swim Team will have a 2nd meet with Marianapolis on Jan. 18th at the Hale YMCA in Putnam!

  • Welcome back, Rectory Students! Winter term classes resume on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017!

Election 2016: Trump vs. Hillary

Election 2016: Trump vs. Hillary

Hayden M. and Louis L.

Everyone has heard the names, Trump and Hillary. Over the past couple of months, the election has begun to heat up, and the last of three debates has already taken place. Many p...  Read More »

Oct 31 • 2 Comments

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

December 8, 2015

How Can 3-D Printers Save Lives?

How Can 3-D Printers Save Lives?

October 23, 2015

3D Printers in the Modern Day

3D Printers in the Modern Day

May 26, 2015

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Rectory’s New Swim Team is Making a Real Splash!

Rectory’s New Swim Team is Making a Real Splash!

Alexander G., Staff Reporter

This year The Rectory School introduced a new winter sport, swimming. Swimming is one of the most popular sports in high schools and throughout the world. Rectory has had...  Read More »

Dec 15 • 2 Comments

  • Lacrosse at Rectory June 24, 2016
  • Summer Olympics 2016 May 29, 2016
  • Rectory’s New Girls’ Volleyball Team May 22, 2016

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Should There Be a Longer Break or a Second Break Next Year?

Should There Be a Longer Break or a Second Break Next Year?

Aleena J.-D., Staff Reporter

This year the Rectory Middle School has a new daily schedule which includes a 15-minute break every morning after the second class. The older students (Grades 7 - 9) take...  Read More »

Apr 28 • 1 Comment

  • The Oakley® Airwave™ April 4, 2016
  • Imperfect March 8, 2016
  • Why It’s Good to Learn a Second or Third Language May 21, 2015

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Rectory’s Chess Elective and State-Champion Player

Rectory’s Chess Elective and State-Champion Player

Aaron Z. and Mrs. Shattuck

Spanish teacher, Mr. Zerpa, and Middle School Director, Mr. Ames, hosted the Chess Elective during the fall term of this school year, 2016-17. Student members of this elective...  Read More »

Jan 6 • No Comments

  • Tips for Student Ambassadors: How to Be a Great Campus Tour Guide January 2, 2017
  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner: A New Rectory Tradition December 16, 2016
  • Rectory Students Enter Connecticut Film Festival December 15, 2016

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Team 5 Elements: A Creative Super Heroes’ Story

Team 5 Elements: A Creative Super Heroes’ Story

Aaron Z. and Cory G.

Editor's Note: The following is a creative science fiction story written purely for entertainment. The publication of this story does not suggest that Rectory School condones ...  Read More »

Jan 15 • No Comments

  • Top 5 Decorated Christmas Trees in the World December 19, 2016
  • Popular Shoes Can Be Pricey! November 17, 2016
  • Former Rectory Headmaster Publishes Civil War Book November 8, 2016

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Editors' Message

2015/2016 Editor’s Message

Mrs. Shattuck, Newspaper Advisor

The 2015/16 school year is the third year that our student newspaper, The DiRectory, is fully online. Mrs. Kellaway, former English teacher and now full-time tutor at Recto...  Read More »

Oct 4 • 2 Comments

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The student news site of The Rectory School
The student news site of The Rectory School