The DiRectory

  • Ninth-grade graduation is Saturday, June 8th! Congratulations to all the graduates!
  • Last day of school is Thursday, June 6th, 2019! Enjoy your summer vacation!
  • Spring term exams are coming soon (week of June 3rd)! Start studying now! Good luck!

2013-2014 Staff

Young L.

Young is a ninth-grade student at Rectory School. He is from China, and this is his second year at Rectory. This is also Young's second year on the student newspaper; he likes to write opinion pieces for the student body to reflect...

Stephanie P.

My name is Stephanie P., and I’m a 9th-grade student at The Rectory School. This is my first time on the newspaper staff; I enjoy the newspaper because I like to write. I also enjoy playing soccer and basketball.

Peyton D.

Peyton is a ninth grader at the Rectory School. It is his fourth year here at Rectory, and his first year on the newspaper staff. Peyton plays on competitive hockey and lacrosse teams in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as well...

Jake S.

Jake S. was born in New York City on September 26, 1999. He currently lives with his four siblings and mom on the lower west side. Jake won the 2013 Rectory School Geography Bee. His interests are: checkers/chess, geography, reading,...

Miss Braga

Miss Jennifer Braga is a first-year teacher at Rectory, and she has already established herself as a true professional and a real dynamo! In addition to teaching English to all seventh-grade students, she is a coach for two sports:...

Jessica N.

Jessica is a new addition to the Rectory community this year. She is an 8th grader who comes from New Jersey with a passion for reading and writing. Jessica participated in Varsity soccer and JV basketball, where she had a lot ...

Sofia V.

Sofia is a first year 8th grade student at the Rectory School. She comes all the way from Cancun, Mexico and is a boarder who lives in Out of Bounds Dorm. She enjoys boarding life here at Rectory and the sports as well. During the...

Valeriya S.

Valeriya is a 6th grade-boarding student here at Rectory. She comes to us all the way from Russia, but moved to New York two years ago. It is her second year here at Rectory where her older brother Leo also attends school. Va...

Ena C.

A good way to start this is, YO! This is Ena; I come from China and I love to watch Anime. Yes all that Japanese cartoon stuff, but it’s NOT cartoon! It’s ANIME. Anyway I love to draw, and I love to sing and listen to Anime...

Abisola L.

Abisola is an 8th-grade student, and this is her third year at Rectory School. She enjoys being on the student newspaper staff because she likes to write, and she hopes that writing articles for the newspaper will help her become...

Liza P.

Liza is an 8th grade student, and this is her second year at The Rectory School. She loves being on the newspaper staff because she loves taking pictures, and she just got a brand new, really cool camera! Liza is also on the Equestrian...

Isabella Z.

Isabella Z., or Isa, as her friends call her, is an 8th grade student at Rectory, and this is her second year at the school. Isa's family is from Venezuela, and they all speak fluent Spanish. In fact, Isa's father teaches Spanish...

Rachel S.

Rachel S. is a 6th grade student at the Rectory School. It is Rachel’s fourth year at the school, and there is still so much that she wants to learn about Rectory. Rachel wants to be in Newspaper because she likes to know wh...

Katherine L.

Katherine LeVine is a new Rectory student in the 8th grade. She lives in Pomfret, Connecticut, and has lived there almost her whole life. Before attending Rectory, Katherine went to Pomfret Community School (PCS). She attend...

Zoe W.

Zoe W. is in 7th grade, and this is her first year at Rectory School. She plays ice hockey and soccer, and she is very good at both sports. Zoe is the middle child in her family of five children, and her older brother Cal is also...

Nick S.

Nick S. is a 9th-grade student at Rectory. This is his fourth year at Rectory School, and his second year on the student newspaper. He is on the cross country and fencing teams, and he is very interested in politics. Nick won...

Emma S.

Emma is in 6th grade, and this is her first year at Rectory School. Her hobbies are playing Minecraft and baking. Her favorite sports are lacrosse, soccer, and hockey, while her favorite subjects are science, art, and music. Emm...

Natalie S.

Natalie (Nat) S. is a 7th grader who has been at the Rectory School for almost one year. She has been in newspaper the entire time and completely loves it. She joined the newspaper staff because she thought it would be interesting...

Anna T.

Anna T. is a 9th grade day student from Windham, Connecticut. In her three years at Rectory, Anna has become an avid cross-country runner and hopes to continue this pastime through her high school career. She is currently, and has be...

Sophia P.

Sophia P. is currently a 9th grade student at the Rectory School. She was born in Korea, but now lives in Pomfret, CT, with her family. She takes advantage of various school activities, including the Newspaper program. Sophia is ...

Mark S.

Mark is a 9th-grade student, and this is his fourth year at Rectory School. He is a great writer, which is why he joined the student newspaper staff two years ago. He always challenges himself to write about different topics. Hi...

Mae S.

Mae is from North Carolina, and this is her second year at Rectory School. She is in 8th grade, and she loves to read. This is her first year on the Rectory student newspaper staff; she joined the newspaper because she wanted...

Keegan D.

Keegan is currently in 7th grade, and this is the first year that he has attended Rectory School. He is a voracious reader, and he is interested in a wide variety of topics. That’s why he’s the writer for our paper’s regular fe...

Isaac T.

Isaac comes from Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. He is in eighth grade, and this is his first year at Rectory School. He likes biology; his favorite sport is tennis. The library is the place at Rectory that Isaac loves the most,...

Kazuki U.

Kazuki is a ninth grader at The Rectory School and he is from Tokyo, Japan.  This is his fifth year at Rectory, but it is his first year as a newspaper staff member.  His favorite activities include cross country, basketball,...

Joey R.

Joey is in the ninth grade at the Rectory School. It’s his fourth year at Rectory and his second year on the newspaper staff. Joey loves hockey and golf; he's on the Rectory Varsity Hockey and Golf Teams, and he plays on the...

Victor L.

Victor, a ninth-grade student at the Rectory School, comes from Beijing, China. As a new member of the Rectory Student Newspaper staff, he is willing to learn more about the newspaper style of writing. He is passionate about entomology...

Jeffrey G.

Jeffrey G. is now a 7th-grade student at Rectory School, and this is his second year on the Rectory student newspaper. This fall he has been named a Team Leader for the Student Life Department of the student newspaper. His hobbies...

Jacky L.

His name is Jacky L, or JL for short. He is from China, and this is his third year at Rectory School. In his free time, he likes to read books and watch Anime. His favorite subject is math, and he is on the cross-country team....

Jack Z.

Jack Z. is an 8th grader, and this is his third year at the Rectory School. He enjoys communicating with friends and making new friends. He works hard for his academic grades; however, he is not very good at sports. Jack joine...

Dalton H.

Dalton H. was born in Luxembourg in 1999 and after a few short months found himself in the States. In the second grade Dalton’s family transferred him to the Rectory School. In the fifth grade he discovered his love for writing,...

Anna M.

Anna M. is 12 years old and this is her second year at The Rectory School. She attended 4th grade at Rectory and then came back for 7th grade. She joined the newspaper in hopes of taking lots of photos and interviewing other st...

Mrs. Shattuck

In 2013/2014 Mrs. Shattuck became the new student newspaper advisor. She had big shoes to fill, as she took over for Mrs. Rimer who retired the year before from her 16-year position as The DiRectory's newspaper advisor. Now this...

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