The Rectory School

An Independent, Coed, Junior Boarding (5-9) and Day School (Early Childhood-9)

Purple Air at Rectory?
Rose F.

Last year, about 40 billion tons of carbon dioxide were pumped into the air. This means that global warming will not increase by only a few degrees, as hoped. It will increase far more than that. The effects of this increase are terrifying and expensive, ranging from the damage of ancient ruins to ocean acidification. And, it's entirely the fault of human beings.

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Waste Not
Julia Z.

Natural resources are very limited and they are being wasted. What can we do to help? Only 0.03% of earth's surface water is drinkable (ReadWorks.org). The largest desert in the world, the Sahara Desert, used to be a savanna. Glaciers are melting in Antarctica. Can you imagine your son or daughter asking you what a tiger looks like because tigers are extinct?

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Rectory's JV Hockey Team and How it Impacted Me
Rocky W.

This past winter (2017/18 SY), I was on the JV Ice Hockey team at Rectory School. This is my first year at Rectory School and my first year playing on the Rectory JV Hockey team. I had played hockey before in China, for about three months, so I had some basic skills. I was interested in this sport the very first time I played it because I like the competition and the sportsmanship; it is teamwork. I feel alive when I am playing in the ice rink. I don't care where I am playing, I just have a lot of fun! I felt like this sport was a perfect fit for me!

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Chris Janson - Born to Entertain
Harrison F.

Chris Janson is a country singer/songwriter who has been growing in popularity over the past half decade. He was born on April 8, 1986, in Perryville, MO. He moved to Nashville, TN, to pursue his passion for music the summer after he finished high school. Since then he has come out with two albums, "Buy Me a Boat" and "Everybody," as well as 7 singles such as "Outlaw Ways," "Buy Me A Boat," "Take It to the Bank (EP)," "Tomahawk," "Cut Me Some Slack," "Better I Don't," "Redneck Revival," "Corn,", and "'Til a Woman Comes Along." Over the years he has performed while playing the guitar and the harmonica simultaneously. On March 20, 2018, Chris Janson was admitted into the Grand Ole Opry.

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