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Communications and Media

The Communications Office is dedicated to advancing the mission of Rectory School throughout the world by supporting, informing, and promoting our community. Our office is responsible for sharing the incredible stories about students, alumni, faculty, staff, events, programs, and strategic goals surrounding Rectory School.

Whether you are a current family, alumnus, employee, or someone looking at Rectory for the first time, the Communications Office can help you stay informed about what's happening at Rectory. This page provides an overview of Rectory's communication vehicles. 

Just For Current Parents: Blackbaud

Current Rectory parents have access to Blackbaud, Rectory's secure parent portal. A wealth of information is available in Blackbaud, including access to your students' grades, weekly bulletins, answers to frequently asked questions, and RECollections--Rectory's monthly parent e-newsletter. 

News Articles

Stay up-to-date about what's happening at Rectory by reading (and subscribing to) Rectory News Articles. Articles are posted at least once a week while school is in session. You will find the latest article below.

Clara Dowdle ‘23 Reaches for the Sky

In the fourth episode of The Howl, Rectory's student podcast, Associate Director of Admission Jacob Guertin speaks with alum Clara Dowdle ‘23 about her time at Rectory and about the many exciting things she has been doing since graduating last year. To listen to this and other episodes of The Howl, click here. You can also watch a video version of the podcast on our YouTube channel by clicking here.

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The Rectory News Magazine

The Rectory News is the School magazine that is published and mailed every winter. This full-color publication contains school news, photos, and feature articles.

Current Issue

Communications Office

Please contact Dawn Chmura, Director of Communications, regarding the following:

  • Communications, Marketing, & Media
  • The Rectory News Magazine
  • Website (Including difficulties logging into the Wolf Den)

Please contact Robert Oakes, Associate Director of Communications, regarding the following:

  • Photography & Videography Inquiries
  • Social Media Inquiries

Rectory School Communications
528 Pomfret Street
P.O. Box 68
Pomfret, CT 06258