The Bell

Past Issues
Spring 2023


Honoring History
  • Feature

Article & Photos: Chidinma Esielem ’23

On April 10, Mr. Sullivan and his English class held an event in the upper room of the Kent Memorial Library to commemorate the installation of Tamer Smith’s Witness Stone.

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Celebrating Religion
  • Feature

Article: Bridget Hausler ’23  Stock Photography

A way to celebrate diversity within our community is to appreciate the great religious festivals in April that bring groups of various faiths together to observe their shared beliefs and values.

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Spring Parents’ Weekend
  • Feature

Article & Photos: Noreen Flannagan ’25

On April 21-22, after the publication of midterm grades, parents were welcomed to campus for the annual Spring Parents’ Weekend. They were invited to attend classes, watch extracurriculars, and talk to advisors.

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In Memoriam

Visual & Performing Arts

Jump Into Puffs
  • Performing Arts

Article: Claire Mastella P’25 Photos: Sydney Drinan ’25

Suffield Academy’s 2023 Spring play is approaching quickly. This year’s production is Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic. The cast has been working incredibly hard to put on an amazing show for teachers, friends, and family to come watch.

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Spotlight on Art: Eye Sketches
  • Visual Arts

Article: Milly Janevathanavitya ’25  Imagery: Suffield Academy Artist

“A lot of the time, I am tired when I finish my day and my mind is very busy. I do art when I don’t want to think about anything. When I’m drawing, my mind just focuses on the piece and everything else turns off. It is a break for my brain.”

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Swinging Into Softball
  • Sports

Article: Campbell Hudkins ’25  Photos: Sydney Drinan ’25

Over the 2023 spring break, the Varsity Softball team went to Orlando, Florida for their annual training trip. The team spent five days under the sun playing Loomis Chaffee, Westminster School, Brooks Academy, and Bellaire.

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Track & Field Highlights
  • Sports

Article: Chidinma Esielem ’23  Photos: Hillary Rockwell Cahn ’88, P’18, ’22

Cold and wind are not necessarily suitable for any outdoor sporting event, but especially for track athletes, this weather-variance can drastically affect performance. The propelling of the wind can either work for you or against you.

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Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse
  • Sports

Article: Sarah Broad ’23 Photos: Hillary Rockwell Cahn ’88, P’18, ’22

Going into the Spring with new coaches and new players, there was a lot of work to be done. The Suffield Academy boys’ lacrosse team started their season with a trip to Pennsylvania.

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The Bell 2022-2023 Staff

The Bell Leaders

Chidinma Esielem ’23
Logan Lee ’23
Saud Shawwaf ’23

Sydney Drinan ’25
Campbell Hudkins ’25


Sarah Broad ’23
Noreen Flanagan ’25
Bridget Hausler ’23
Campbell Hudkins ’25
Milly Janevathavitya ’25
Claire Mastella ’25
Katie Pieper ’24

Noreen Flanagan ’25
Hanseo Lim ’24
Hillary Rockwell Cahn ’88, P’18, ’22


Faculty Advisors

Molly Gotwals P’09
Tobye Cook ’88, P’16