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

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Rectory School Spirit Days
Halliway W. & Ginny B. , Student Writer • January 21, 2022

Starting January 14, 2022, Rectory had its first Spirit Day. These will continue every Friday for the Winter term. Spirit Days are days with...

COVID and Kids
Scarlett Z., Student Writer • November 19, 2021
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
Photo by Money P. 22
Rectory Varsity B Boys’ Basketball Team
David Y., Student Writer • December 15, 2021

The Rectory Boys’ Varsity B Basketball team started their season competing against Pomfret Schools’ Thirds team in Colhoun Gymnasium at Rectory School last Saturday (12/4)....

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
The Axe in the Stump #2: So, Yeah, There’s A Cap Now
The Axe in the Stump #2: "So, Yeah, There’s A Cap Now"
Elena P., Rectory Student • January 20, 2022

Here’s what’s happened so far. Bryce and I went on a hike and found an axe, took it home, left it in my room, came back to find it glowing,...

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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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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
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...

Sam M.
Staff

Hi, my name is Sam and I am a writer for the Rectory Newspaper! This is my first year at The Rectory School and I’m an 8th grader. As a member of DiRectory, I am inspired me to educate people on what...

My name is Rebecca D., this is my third-year atRectory. I like writing for the DiRectory because I am able to express myself and tell everyone about what is happening at the school. Through my stories,...

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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