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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 27No 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

Election 2016: Trump vs. Hillary

Election 2016: Trump vs. Hillary

October 31

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

December 8

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Rectory’s Girls’ JV Basketball Team

Rectory’s Girls’ JV Basketball Team

Catherine X., Staff Reporter

Do you realize how popular girls’ basketball has become? Rectory has had basketball as a winter sport for many years. Currently, there are three girls’ basketball teams...

February 3No Comments

  • Rectory’s New Swim Team is Making a Real Splash! December 15
  • Lacrosse at Rectory June 24
  • Summer Olympics 2016 May 29

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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 281 Comment

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

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

Rectory 9th Grader Wins 2017 Connecticut High School Film Contest for 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 11No Comments

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

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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 ...

January 15No Comments

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

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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 42 Comments

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