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  • Come see the Rectory spring play "Seussical, Jr.," this weekend in the Tang Auditorium: Thurs., Fri., & Sat., May 25, 26, & 27!

  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th, is Rectory's Black & Orange Day: Which team will win? Stay tuned!

Former President Obama Announced Mars Exploration Mission

Former President Obama Announced Mars Exploration Mission

Louis L., Staff Reporter

Will humans finally go to Mars? Going to Mars is what humans have been dreaming of for a very long time, and it’s a goal that still seems so far for us to achieve. Mars...

March 27, 2017No Comments

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

Election 2016: Trump vs. Hillary

Election 2016: Trump vs. Hillary

October 31, 2016

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

December 8, 2015

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Rectory Athletes: Baseball & Lacrosse Student Interviews

Rectory Athletes: Baseball & Lacrosse Student Interviews

Stephen C. and Justin M.

The DiRectory interviewed two Rectory athletes; Meredith plays Girls' Lacrosse and Gus plays Varsity Baseball. Varsity Baseball has been at Rectory since 1935. Girls' Lacr...

May 18, 2017No Comments

  • Coach Gray May 16, 2017
  • Rectory’s Girls’ JV Basketball Team February 3, 2017
  • Rectory’s New Swim Team is Making a Real Splash! December 15, 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...

April 28, 20161 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 9th Grader Wins 2017 Connecticut High School Film Contest About Kindness

Rectory 9th Grader Wins 2017 Connecticut High School Film Contest About Kindness

Yitong W., Staff Reporter

Earlier this school year, Jeffrey W. (‘17) represented The Rectory School at the Annual Connecticut Student Film Contest held by Envision Kindness, a Connecticut non-pro...

April 11, 2017No Comments

  • This is Mr. Finnegan February 15, 2017
  • Rectory’s Chess Elective and State-Champion Player January 6, 2017
  • Tips for Student Ambassadors: How to Be a Great Campus Tour Guide January 2, 2017

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Rectory’s 2017 Spring Play: Seussical, Jr.

Rectory’s 2017 Spring Play: Seussical, Jr.

Alexander G., Staff Reporter

Every year, Rectory School puts on a musical for the community to enjoy. In the previous years, Rectory has produced: Willy Wonka, Jr.; Into the Woods, Jr.; and Beauty and the Beast, Jr...

May 19, 2017No Comments

  • Team 5 Elements: A Creative Super Heroes’ Story January 15, 2017
  • Top 5 Decorated Christmas Trees in the World December 19, 2016
  • Popular Shoes Can Be Pricey! November 17, 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...

October 4, 20152 Comments

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