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

2021-2022 Staff

Martin L.
Reporter

Martin L.

Hi! My name is Martin L. I am a ninth grade student from Sichuan, China. My favorite sport is basketball, and I also compete in swimming and cross-country. I also have a puppy named Mocha. I really lik...

Jennie C.
Reporter

Jennie C.

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 clu...

Staff Writer

Max G.

Hi, my name is Max G. I am a Grade 7 at Rectory. I live here in Pomfret, CT, and my two favorite sports are Lacrosse and Hockey. During this Elective, I hope to accomplish many interviews and articles wi...

Staff Writer

Will M.

Hi my name is William M.  Just like my look-alike, Clark Kent, I am a mild-mannered reporter for the school newspaper.  It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Will Magee breaking the news....

Staff Writer

Cindy L.

Hi, my name is Cindy L.! This is my first year at Rectory, and it is my first term joining the newspaper. I like to listen to music because it can help me relax and feel comfortable. I like to keep up ...

Staff Writer

Isabella D.

Hi, my name is Isabella D. This is my second year in Rectory School and I am currently in Grade 6. My hobbies are soccer, skiing, tennis, reading, and writing books. I have a fish (I don’t know how he i...

Staff Writer

Junsoo L.

Hi, my name is Junsoo L. This is my first year at Rectory and I am in Grade 8. I like to play sports, especially basketball and track and field. The DiRectory allows us to learn more about our school,...

Alex L.
Staff Writer

Alex L.

Hello, My name is Alex L. I am in Grade 8 at Rectory School. I have two brothers; one older and one younger and I live in Pomfret, CT. I plan to graduate from Rectory and attend a prep school with a hoc...

Roy L.
Staff Writer

Roy L.

Hi, my name is Roy L and I am in Grade 6. I have been coming to Rectory for two years and expect to come back next year. My favorite classes are science and art, I live in Mansfield, CT. My favorite c...

Staff Writer

Ena H.

Hello, I’m Ena H and I like drawing, gaming, and am a big fan of Markiplier as well as Pewdiepie. This is my first year at Rectory, and I am interested in events that are happening around the world ...

Mr. Guertin
Faculty Co-Advisor

Mr. Guertin

Being the newspaper Co-Advisor has given me an opportunity to explore the people and stories of Rectory that make it such a special place. You can expect an occasional article from me sharing stories from ou...

Rebecca D.

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,...

Aiden S.

Hello, my name is Aiden and this is my second year at Rectory in the 2021-2022 school year. I like reading controversial topics in the news and social media, and I also like writing them. For example, I li...

Ethan L.
Staff

Ethan L.

My name is Ethan L, and I am an 8th grader from Korea. As a previous reader of the DiRectory, I am enthralled to write unbiased, interesting articles about Rectory that can truly relate to the student body. As an international stud...

Alex H.

Hi!  My name is Alex H.  I am an 8th grade 5-day boarder from Hingham, MA.  I enjoy swimming, skiing, and biking.  I joined the newspaper in the Winter term and enjoy photography....

Staff

Sam M.

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 is...

Maro E.
Staff

Maro E.

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 forwa...

Staff

Alice X.

My name is Alice X., I’m 12 years old and come from China. Drawing is one of my fondest hobbies.  In fact,  I can draw some different styles like cartoons, watercolors, and comics. I usually draw with...

Staff

Elaine D.

Hi, my name is Elaine D., and I am a member of the DiRectory. This is my second year at Rectory—the first was online—and I am a ninth-grade student. I am from Shenzhen, China. My favorite sports are b...

Staff

Halliway W.

Hi! My name is Halliway W. I joined the Rectory newspaper because I enjoy writing articles and I would like to share my writing with the Rectory community. My favorite sports are hockey and lacrosse, but I ...

Staff

Ginny B.

Hi, my name is Virginia B. I am a 6th grader at Rectory School. I live in Costa Rica. I like to dance and do equestrian. I am glad to be a part of the DiRectory so I can  learn to be a reporter and  a ...

Mr. Williams
Faculty Co-Advisor

Mr. Williams

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...

Amber D.
Student Editor

Amber D.

Hi, my name’s Amber Ding! This is my second year at Rectory. I love getting to know stories in a variety of ways -- watching movies, reading books, or learning about events happening around me.  These st...