The 2020-2021 school year has brought Rogers House closer than ever. The protocols that Covid brought to Brentwood have helped bond the house. Being limited to our cohorts forced us to create strong and everlasting bonds in the house as we spent more time together, especially during the cold and rainy second term.
From the first day the new Rogers crew stepped into the house, I have seen the boys thrive and form relationships like no other. Whether that’s playing pool, Rock Band in the common room, throwing the football, or playing Spikeball on the field, the guys were always trying to do something active especially as the weather got better during the spring months.
We are all extremely fortunate to be able to be back on campus and in the house as 2019-2020 was, unfortunately, cut short due to the pandemic. To be able to finish the year on campus, something that last year's Grad Class sadly did not experience, has taught us to not take what we have for granted. This has encouraged us to make the most of the year and not waste any opportunities. It has also made us more grateful for the friendships formed within the house and the experience of on-campus learning that wasn’t possible last spring.
It will be hard to say goodbye to all the guys, but we will forever have the memories that we have created through the years at Brentwood and in Rogers. I’d also like to thank the house staff as, without them, Rogers wouldn’t be where it is today.
Santino Gulino, House Captain, Rogers ‘21