Student Council Recap

November 13, 2020

In light of the difficulties and stress that students are facing due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the Student Council has been working to support students. A proposal by Fourth-Form Class President Ava Maha ’23 created in response to student concerns over increased homeworkRead More

The Connecticut Art Trail Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Connecticut Art Trail Celebrates 25th Anniversary

November 13, 2020

Photo Courtesy of James Prosek/The Hartford Courant The Connecticut (CT) Art Trail, a partnership between museums and historical sites in Connecticut, launched the “Made in Connecticut” exhibition on October 15 at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum in Hartford in celebration of its 25th anniversary.  Open through February 21, the exhibition consistsRead More

Trump Lost. Republicans May Win.

Trump Lost. Republicans May Win.

November 13, 2020

On Saturday, November 7, major news outlets called the 2020 U.S. presidential election for former Vice President Joe Biden.  More than half the country breathed a sigh of relief; the national nightmare that is President Donald Trump’s P’00 presidency was finally coming to an end. When the news came, theRead More

Finding Connection as a Virtual Learner

Finding Connection as a Virtual Learner

November 13, 2020

Graphic by Athena Liu/ The Choate News A soft ringing from the alarm I’d set on my phone signaled the beginning of my first class of the week. It was Monday at 6:55 p.m., and I had just finished a delicious dinner of Panang curry and kai jiew (Thai-style omelets).Read More

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The Connecticut Art Trail Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Connecticut Art Trail Celebrates 25th Anniversary

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Photo Courtesy of James Prosek/The Hartford Courant The Connecticut (CT) Art Trail, a partnership between museums and historical sites in Connecticut, launched the “Made in Connecticut” exhibition on October 15 at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum in Hartford in celebration of its 25th anniversary.  Open through February 21, the exhibition consistsRead More

Spooky Spikeball: Inside the Halloween tournament

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On October 31, many  Choate students made their way to the Class of 1976 turf field to participate in a school-wide Spikeball tournament hosted by Boar Pen. Players, who were looking to not only compete but also have an active and enjoyable time, signed up with a partner from theirRead More

ENDSars Movement Combats Police Brutality in Nigeria

ENDSars Movement Combats Police Brutality in Nigeria

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On October 8, after a video of a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officer ruthlessly murdering a young Nigerian man in the southern Delta State went viral, protests erupted across Nigeria. This is only the latest instance in SARS’s history of unlawful murder, abuse, and corruption. More broadly, the occurrences signifyRead More

Visual Arts Concentration Adapts to Relocation and Remote Work

Visual Arts Concentration Adapts to Relocation and Remote Work

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Photo by Tony Lee/The Choate News The Visual Arts Concentration program for this year’s new group of students has been modified to accommodate Covid-19 health and safety guidelines. With nearly half of the fall term being held remotely and Visual Arts Concentration advisers Ms. Smita Sen and Mr. Aaron SoberRead More

Student Council Recap

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In light of the difficulties and stress that students are facing due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the Student Council has been working to support students. A proposal by Fourth-Form Class President Ava Maha ’23 created in response to student concerns over increased homeworkRead More

The Brief Is Coming to You!

The Brief Is Coming to You!

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Graphic by Rose Shen/The Choate News The sudden closure of the campus during spring term last year created unexpected challenges in nearly all facets of Choate. The student-led Yearbook Club, in particular, has encountered unprecedented limitations imposed by the global pandemic to deliver The Brief, the School’s coveted yearbook, toRead More

Experimentation Over Specialization

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Though I find it rather cringe-inducing now, I distinctly remember writing my Choate application essay about wanting to “broaden my horizons” and “take advantage of all the different opportunities offered” at Choate — you know, the classic drivel that eighth-graders write in attempt to impress admission officers. Still, at theRead More

Milky Ways and Mansplaining: Gender in the Classroom

Milky Ways and Mansplaining: Gender in the Classroom

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

I was my first-grade teacher’s favorite student. Every week, Ms. Holland gave a Milky Way candy bar to the most well-behaved student in class, and I won more than anyone. She told other students to behave like me — to raise their hands before speaking and to always say “please,”Read More

The Votes Have Been Counted: Wallingford’s Election Results

The Votes Have Been Counted: Wallingford’s Election Results

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Photo Courtesy of CNN On Saturday, November 7, major news outlets declared Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, the president-elect and vice-president-elect after a historical election that kept the nation on edge for days.  In Connecticut, this election brought unprecedented polling numbers with anRead More

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Covid-19 Update

 

Last spring, as the threat from the coronavirus pandemic escalated, Choate Rosemary Hall closed its campus and transitioned to a system of distance learning. Although many students have returned to campus this fall for in-person classes, others remain scattered across the globe. The staff of The Choate News, no matter where each member finds themself, remains committed to the vital work of gathering and reporting the news of the community it loves. This website will be the primary outlet for our reporting. We hope you will find this work valuable—and, as always, we welcome your feedback.

 

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