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Rocky Hill Country Day School Library: News

RHCD Access to the New York Times

Whether you’re planning a project, writing a paper, or trying to stay current with all that is happening in the world, faculty and students can discover original, quality journalism in the New York Times. All Rocky Hill Country Day Upper School students and faculty now have access to The New York Times. To claim your subscription, please complete the following steps:

To activate your Pass, please follow these steps:

  • Visit   Create a free account using your school email address with the domain.  If you already have a account from last year associated with your Rocky Hill email address, log in with those credentials. 

  • Check your email inbox for our confirmation message.  Click on the link in your confirmation message to validate your email address and claim your Pass.  If the confirmation email didn’t arrive, check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, send an email to from your school email address to request confirmation.

  • You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.  Now you can enjoy access to, and NYT mobile apps from any location, on or off campus, just by logging into your account. You may download NYTimes mobile apps at

HINT: Remain logged into your account to have seamless access to and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit to view your Pass expiration timestamp at any time. 

To claim a new Pass after expiration: visit and log in with your account associated with your school email address.

Lower School News Sites

Middle and Upper School News Sites

Evaluating the News

How do you know if the information in the news is reliable? Use the sites below to check for accuracy, reliability, and bias. For more information on how to evaluate online sources, go to the Evaluating Online Sources tab at the top of the library website.