Archive for March, 2016

Editorial: Walking a Line

March 31, 2016 at 9:43 pm 1 comment

Now that we, the 110th Editorial Board of The Choate News, have completed our transition the helm of the paper, we would like to thank our predecessors for their support throughout the handover. Your instruction and guidance has allowed us to begin our tenure on a strong footing; in theRead More

You Can Say the “C” Word

March 31, 2016 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

The further we get into the election season, the more space politics takes up in our thoughts and our discussions. This increased political discourse has recently spurred a lot of talk about the lack of conservative voices on campus. While that is definitely not something to take lightly, I thinkRead More

A Letter to the Class of 2016

A Letter to the Class of 2016

March 31, 2016 at 7:37 pm 1 comment

Dear Class of 2016, I remember my last moments on Choate’s campus. I was standing in the doorway of Memorial House Room 304. It was the room I had moved into my freshman year in 2010 and the room that I had spent my senior year in as a MemRead More

REACH Software Simplifies Dorm Sign-Outs

March 31, 2016 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

After around a year of discussion on converting the current seemingly archaic sign-out system to a convenient electronic version, Mr. Morris hopes to implement the REACH Boarding School Software this spring term. Earlier in this school year, Choate had to decide whether or not to use software from REACH orRead More

Choate’s 6106A Robot Victorious

Choate’s 6106A Robot Victorious

March 31, 2016 at 7:22 pm 0 comments

While many Choate students were watching Netflix over spring break, the Choate Robotics Team was competing in a crucial qualifying tournament for the World Championships. During the March 5-6, Choate Robotics Team 6106A, 6106B, 6106C, and 6106D participated in the VEX Southern New England Regional Tournament located in Worcester, Mass.Read More

Choate to Provide Free Tampons

March 31, 2016 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Upon returning to campus next years, girls may notice a subtle change in the school: there will be dispensers containing free tampons and pads present in the girls’ bathrooms in some buildings. The school plans to install these dispensers in academic buildings, the library, the Winter X, and Archbold overRead More

Ellenberg Encourges Uncertainty in Math

Ellenberg Encourges Uncertainty in Math

March 31, 2016 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

Students and faculty alike eagerly listened to mathematician Dr. Jordan Ellenberg’s address to students and faculty on the power of mathematical thinking on Tuesday, March 22 as the 2016 Charles Krause ’51 Fellow in Rhetoric. His speech expertly tied personal anecdotes with math, encouraging the community to accept uncertainty. InRead More

Choate No Longer Permits Hoverboards

Choate No Longer Permits Hoverboards

March 31, 2016 at 1:40 pm 2 comments

Citing various safety concerns, Dean of Students, Mr. James Stanley announced the schools’s decision to officially ban the use of hoverboards on Choate’s campus at an all-school meeting on February 23. Mr. Stanley said, “It’s hard to ignore the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission declaring that ‘no hoverboards currently onRead More

Potential Students Flood Campus

Potential Students Flood Campus

March 31, 2016 at 1:31 pm 4 comments

At the beginning of every Choate student’s career stands the open doors of Archbold. On Tuesday, March 29, the Choate community welcomed 87 families of newly accepted students to campus for the first of three Spring Revisits, an important and busy day of classes and activities. Although tours introduce ChoateRead More