The DiRectory

2019-2020 Staff

Hana I.

Reporter

My name is Hana I. I’m from Kobe, Japan. I’m in 9th grade, and this year is my second year at Rectory School. I enjoy cooking and embroidery. What I like about this school is that there are people from different countries...

Evan Z.

Reporter

Hi! My name is Evan Z., and I am 11 years old. I am from Beijing, China, but this year I am a fifth-grader at Rectory School, my first year in the U.S. I like to play cards and basketball. I have been playing basketball since I was very youn...

Cole S.

Reporter

Hi, my name is Cole S. I’m ten years old, and I have been at Rectory School since second grade; now I’m in the fifth grade. I played soccer in the fall and my other hobbies are sailing, biking, computers, coding, basketball a...

Andy C.

Reporter

My name is Andy C. I am in 5th grade at Rectory School, and I am 11 years old. This my first year at Rectory. I’m from Shanghai, China. My hobbies are playing the piano and painting. At school, I have an awesome tutor named M...

Stephen H.

Reporter

Hi, my name is Stephen H. I’m a 6th grader at Rectory School. I like to watch movies and play games. My favorite game is Monopoly. This game is fun because there are multiple versions of this game. In the Monopoly game, you have money, lan...

Colby M.

Reporter

Hello, I’m Colby M. I am currently in the 8th grade and this is my first year at Rectory. I was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, and lived there with my mom until 6th grade. My mom and I then moved to Danvers, Mass., but when I g...

Steven Z.

Reporter

I am Steven Z. I am a 7th grader at Rectory School; this is my first year here. I am 13 years old, and I like to play Magic the Gathering, read books, do robotics, and work with Legos. My favorite book is probably the Star Wars...

Bob D.

Reporter

Hello, I am Bob from Beijing, China. I am a ninth-grader at Rectory School. I chose to join the newspaper elective because I enjoy talking to others about their amazing ideas and writing informative passages to help more students ...

Zoe E.

Reporter

Zoe is an 8th grader in her first year at Rectory School. She recently moved here from Baltimore, Maryland, but she is originally from North Carolina. She has had a special interest in politics and current events since she wa...

Moran L.

Reporter

Moran is a 7th grader, and this is her first-year at Rectory School. She chose to be in the newspaper elective because she likes to write, especially in her diary. She loves to read historical fiction, biographies, and autobiographie...

Julia Z.

Reporter

My name is Julia and this is my third year in the newspaper elective. I chose the newspaper elective because I view it as a chance for me to share interesting information with other people. Furthermore, I can learn about current event...

Tyler M.

Reporter

I’m Tyler. I’m 13 years old and in the 8th grade. This is my first year at Rectory School. I was born and raised in Willimantic. I love to play basketball and CrossFit. I have been playing basketball since I was young. I live with ...

Ella L.

Reporter

Hello! My name is Ella. I am from Sturbridge, and this is my first year at Rectory. I play soccer and love to swim. I have a dog and a cat, and I play the saxophone. I am so excited to be in the student newspaper elective and ...

Jerry D.

Reporter

I am Jerry and a 6th grader at Rectory School. This is my first year at Rectory and I like to play cards. One of my favorite card games is Magic the Gathering. This is a fun game. I also like to watch movies. My favorite movie...

Beatrix D.

Reporter

Hi! I’m Beatrix from Woodstock, CT.  I'm in the 8th grade at Rectory School. I chose the newspaper elective because I like to talk to different people and to write informational articles about pop-culture and current events....

Eric S.

Reporter

My name is Eric S. I’m in 7th grade and 13 years old.  I’m a boarding student in Lower Dining. This is my first year at  Rectory School. I love reading books and I speak both English and Korean. This is my first time in the ne...

Clement W.

Reporter

My name is Clement W. I am a 7th grader at Rectory School, and I am 12 years old. My family is from China, but I was born and raised in Hong Kong. I speak two languages fluently, Mandarin and English. I can also speak a little Canto...

Daniel Y.

Reporter

I am Daniel Y., and I’m a 7th grader at Rectory School. This is my second year at Rectory and on the newspaper staff. I like to play video games and watch movies on the weekends with my friends. My favorite movie is Avengers4,...

Rose F.

Reporter

Rose was born and raised in Chicago. She is finishing up her time at Rectory School as a 9th grader.  She is ready to move on to high school. In the newspaper elective, Rose focuses on aspects at Rectory that could be improv...

Audrey M.

Reporter

Hi! My name is Audrey M. I’m in 9th grade. I am from Seoul, South Korea, but I live in Warren, Rhode Island, now. I love Rectory School; this is my third year here. I joined the student newspaper staff because I love typing and...

Owen Z.

Reporter

My name is Owen Z. I’m 12 years old, and I come from China. I’m studying in grade seven at Rectory School now. I joined the Rectory basketball team for my winter sport. My favorite pastime is playing Magic, The Gathering wi...

Yoyo Z.

Guest Writer

I'm Yoyo, an eighth-grader at Rectory. I'm from Shanghai, and this is my second year in America. Reading and writing are my biggest hobbies because I find the complex emotions that language transcends fascinating. My favorite genres ...

Mrs. Shattuck

The DiRectory Advisor

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. The 2019...

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