News & Events

SuffieldConnect with Kachenta Descartes ’11
  • Academics
  • Alumni

The program invites Suffield alums to speak with juniors in Suffield’s Leadership Program about their careers, college major choices, and experiences at Suffield. The goal of the events is to expose current students to life beyond Suffield and provide guidance from alumni professionals working in specific fields.

Redlining Racial Segregation
  • Academics

Students enrolled in Good Trouble: Black Agency Since 1865 joined their teacher Beth Krasemann and Chief Financial Officer Patrick Booth on a guided bus tour through the surrounding areas of Hartford on February 16.

Senior Speakers – February 19
  • Chapel

The senior speaker series continued on February 19 and featured seven members of the Class of 2021: Kechaun Bennett, Lachlan Berry, Jake DeSabato, Rene Nunez, Davis Warren, Sami D’Angelo, and Teddy Taylor.

Recognizing Lunar New Year
  • Campus Life

Landing this year on February 12, Lunar New Year is an important event in Chinese culture to embrace the upcoming year and honor family reunions.

Senior Speakers [02.12]
  • Chapel

The senior speaker series continued on January 12 and featured seven members of the Class of 2021: Tom Dowd, George Lucas, Grace Caso, Abby Hick, Emelia Keely, Emma Krasemann, and Bella Nutini.

Black in Mexico by James Adolphus McBean
  • Academics
  • Diversity & Inclusion

Suffield students enrolled in Spanish III with Joyce Bolanos welcomed international educator, innovator, and social entrepreneur James Adolphus McBean, MPP for a virtual talk on February 9 and 11. His talk entitled “Black in Mexico: Finding My Black Power” centered on culturalization and subjectivity, preconceived racial norms, and his individual identity as a black man in Mexico.

Trials for the Greek Moral Code of Conduct
  • Academics

Sophomores in Mandy Repoli’s English II class held their annual trials for the breach of the Greek Moral Code of Conduct as presented by Homer in Book 9 of the Odyssey on February 8. Highly regarded as one of the most significant and oldest works of the Western literary canon still read by contemporary scholars, Homer’s 24-book poem recounts the epic 10-year journey of Greek King Odysseus as he returns home from the Trojan War. 

Midnight at the Masquerade
  • Campus Life

Fifteen student advisees joined their faculty advisors Molly and Tom Gotwals for a murder mystery virtual party held on February 5. The event entitled Midnight at the Masquerade was hosted by Molly and Tom and the Murder Mystery Company as a combined activity including both faculty members’ advisory groups and led by the company’s professional mystery representative Detective Ness.