The student news site of Rectory School.

The DiRectory

The student news site of Rectory School.

The DiRectory

The student news site of Rectory School.

The DiRectory

COVID and Kids
Scarlett Z., Student Writer • November 19, 2021

In an interview with The Guardian, Melinda Gates, said “This pandemic has magnified every existing inequality in our society – like systemic...

Black vs. Orange Day (Winning team revealed)
Black vs. Orange Day (Winning team revealed)
Amber D., Student Editor • November 12, 2021
Rectorys Wild Chicken
Rectory's Wild Chicken
Maya D., Hannah V., Halliway W., , Student Writers • November 11, 2021
The Adventure Park
The Adventure Park
Maro E., Ginny B. , Student Writer • November 9, 2021
Ms. Dena's two truths and a lie results..
Jacob Guertin, Faculty Writer • October 22, 2021
Vote for your favorite meal
Virginia B., Student Writer • October 21, 2021
Shawn Wei, Rectory Sweeper
Student Athlete Spotlight: Boys' Soccer
Martin L. and Clement W. November 17, 2021

Sports are a big part of the Rectory School, it is something that is part of our daily lives, and together we win and lose. In this third weekly student-athlete spotlight,...

Winter Sports
Winter Sports
November 17, 2021
Girls Varsity Volleyball team
Girls Volleyball Vs. Fay
October 1, 2021
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Black vs. Orange Day (Winning team revealed)
Black vs. Orange Day (Winning team revealed)
Amber D., Student Editor • November 12, 2021

Black and Orange day is a tradition happening annually in Rectory.  Every student is on one of the two teams — Black or Orange — that compete against each other as part...

The Adventure Park
The Adventure Park
November 9, 2021
Ms. Sharpless
Ms. Sharpless
October 14, 2021
Girls waiting for cotton candy
First Friday!
October 1, 2021
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A&E
Wolf Family Club: Story #13 - Wolf Family Story
Wolf Family Club: Story #13 - Wolf Family Story
Jennie C., Student Writer • December 2, 2021

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The Ultimate Thanksgiving Travel Playlist
The Ultimate Thanksgiving Travel Playlist
Ginny B., Student Writer • November 17, 2021

As we prepare for Thanksgiving travel and long trips on the road, we all know music makes the journey go faster.  With that in mind, I am going...

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Opinion: Should Fireworks be Illegal in China?
Opinion: Should Fireworks be Illegal in China?
Carson L., Reporter • March 2, 2021

The spring festival has just passed, “The Year of the Ox” has officially begun. Of course, being the biggest and the most celebrated festivity in China, Spring Festival...

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Fight the Virus, Not the People
Fight the Virus, Not the People
Yoyo Z., Guest Writer • June 24, 2020

Editor's Note:  This spring, Rectory 8th-grader, Yoyo Z., wrote an essay for The New York Times 2020 Student Editorial Contest. She wanted to express her deep concerns about...

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How to Stay Successful During the COVID-19 Crisis
How to Stay Successful During the COVID-19 Crisis
Carson L., Guest Writer • May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis came without foreshadowing. For everyone, it messed up our schedule. There’s less work, there are less activities, there’s just nothing to do all day....

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When Death is Rolling the Dice: A Students Reflection on the Coronavirus
When Death is Rolling the Dice: A Student's Reflection on the Coronavirus
Carson L., Guest Writer • April 19, 2020

When the air was full of joy; when everyone was busy preparing for the New Year, the first case of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) appeared in a seafood market in Wuhan, China....

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Your Travel Playlist
Here is your Ultimate Thanksgiving travel playlist curated by yours truly, Ginny B!
Meet the Staff
Mr. Williams
Mr. Williams
Faculty Co-Advisor

When I lived in Washington, DC, the Newseum was one of my favorite places to visit.  It was there I first fully appreciated the importance of a free press to a democratic society.  This understanding...

Jennie C.
Jennie C.
Reporter

Hello! My name is Jennie C., and I’m from Shanghai, China. I have a puppy named Fanelca that is a Shiba Inu. This is my second year at Rectory, and I’m excited to write more stories! I started the...

Maro E.
Maro E.
Staff

My name is Maro E., I am 14 years old, I was born in Indianapolis, IN, and was raised in Lagos, Nigeria. I chose to be part of the DiRectory because I have a strong passion for writing. I am looking forward...

WolfPack Podcast
Ms. Sharpless
Rebecca D., Student Writer • October 14, 2021

This year, a great woman named Ms. Sharpless came to Rectory School to be a dorm parent. Ms. Sharpless is a wonderful dorm parent in Upper Dining. She is so polite and honest...

"Take a Deep Breath!" - Welcome Rectory's New School Counselor
Julia Z., Reporter • February 6, 2021

“Take a deep breath.” The calming tone of Ms. Maley’s voice may be heard in her small, but cozy office on the second floor hallway of the Academic Building. This is...

Mr. Guertin Emerges from the Dorm
Tyler M., Reporter • November 13, 2019

Have you seen Mr. Guertin more throughout your day this year than you used to? The reason is in addition to being a dorm parent, he is now also a new Admissions Associate...

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Photo of the Month: Rectory Snow Day February 2nd
After a substantial snowstorm, Rectory had its first snow day of 2021 on Feb. 2nd. Students thoroughly enjoyed playing outside in the snow! What fun!
Editors' Message
Editor's Message 2020/2021
Mrs. Shattuck, Newspaper Advisor/Editor • February 15, 2021

This school year, 2020/2021, is the eighth year that The DiRectory has been an "online-only" publication. Had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic, this school year also...

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