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

Mr. Ames Bodybuilding Career Uncovered

Mr. Ames’ Bodybuilding Career Uncovered

Clement Wang, Student Editor May 25, 2022
“No one’s gonna do it for you, you gotta do it yourself." Mr. Ames quote on training.
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Thank you Mrs. Tiebout!

Thank you Mrs. Tiebout!

Hannah V., Student Writer May 20, 2022

We Love Mrs. Tiebout! We all know our beloved librarian, Mrs.Tiebout, who has been with our Rectory community for 20 years (wow!), but unfortunately, she’s retiring on June 6th.  Mrs. Tiebout's favorite thing about Rectory is how supportive the Rectory community is of the library. She said,...

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Netflix Stock Drop

Netflix Stock Drop

Ena H., Student Writer May 20, 2022

Netflix loses over 200k subscribers in the first two months of 2022, causing the stock to drop by 35%, losing more than 50 billion dollars in market value, and hitting a five-year low. There are many factors that contribute to this result, but it was mainly caused by password sharing and increased competition...

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The Biggest Weekend in 100 years – Centennial Weekend.

Ethan L. , Student Writer May 18, 2022

In the past weeks, arguably the largest event ever to happen this year at Rectory School happened– the Centennial and Spring Family Weekend, together in the same week. Kicked off with the Spring Concert consisting of the well-prepared Spring Musical: Into the Woods as well as performances from our...

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Covid Evacuation

Covid Evacuation

Cindy L., Student Writer May 14, 2022

Can you imagine being told to “move out” of your home? Recently Shanghai “is the site of China's worst coronavirus outbreak since the initial one in Wuhan at the end of 2019,” and hundreds of Chinese residents have been forced from their homes to allow for buildings to be cleaned. Where did the...

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Quest martial arts

Quest martial arts

Isabella Desouza, Staff April 20, 2022

Interviewing Quest Martial Arts We are talking to the masters of Quest Martial Arts and two of our very own Rectory students, William M and Kia F. Quest Martial Arts teaches kids and adults from 5 to 50 perseverance and indomitable spirit through punching, kicking, and blocking.. As you move up through...

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Jaipur Elephant Festival

Jaipur Elephant Festival

Jennie Chen, Student Editor April 20, 2022

If you were in India on March 28th, you would witness and be fascinated by a lot of elephants decorated with a variety of paints and adorned with jewelry on their back, such as gold or silver. These elephants would be seen walking on the road in India to celebrating an important festival—The Jaipur...

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What Students Have to Say About Spring Electives.

Roy L., Student Writer April 6, 2022

Hi, I’m Roy L. and I interviewed some students about their elective to see what they think. There are so many offerings this spring, so here are a few and what students had to say about their new elective.  The first person interviewed was Jotham B. Jotham is in the play, Into the Woods, and here’s...

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Your New Home: Centennial Hall

Your New Home: Centennial Hall

Guillermo G. , Student Writer February 23, 2022

Recently, the Head of  School, Mr. Williams, revealed two new projects to enhance the Rectory campus. The first one is to improve the girls' locker room by making it bigger and making it better for the Rectory athletes. The second big project is to construct a new dormitory next to the gym, which will...

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Rectory students with Chef Ming Tsai

World Renowned Chef Visits Rectory

Amber D., Student Editor February 22, 2022

“The world needs more kindness,” Chef Ming Tsai emphasized when he came to Rectory on February 10, 2022, as a speaker in the Tang. Chef Ming Tsai is an American restaurateur, television personality, celebrity chef, and former collegiate squash player. He has two restaurants – Blue Ginger and Blue...

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Jay Peak: A Blast in the Snow

Jay Peak: A Blast in the Snow

David Y. and Clement W. , Student Writers February 17, 2022

On Feb/4-Feb/7 2022, there was a joyful long weekend ski trip for 59 Rectory students who opted to go north and take on the challenges of Jay Peak Mountain. For some, this was the first time down a ski slope; for others, the jumps and glades were an invitation to hone their skills. First day...

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Life in Isolation

Life in Isolation

Amber D., Student Editor February 11, 2022

On 1.14.2022, I was caught by a teacher after lunch and was asked to go to the infirmary. A few minutes later, I was tested positive and arrived at Fisher dorm to start my isolation. Everything seemed to be uncertain and unrealistic – I never considered the possibility of getting Covid like this before! On...

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