Archive for March, 2016

Tropical Training Takeaways

Tropical Training Takeaways

March 31, 2016 at 11:58 am 0 comments

During spring break, many of our teams traveled to Florida to get ready for the upcoming season and enjoy the sunny beaches. However, not every team member attends preseason, since Choate does not pay for each trip and some players have already made spring break plans. Is this a disadvantage?Read More

All Preseason Hotels Are Not Created Equal

March 31, 2016 at 11:56 am 0 comments

We’ve just launched into spring term here at Choate, and a new season of sports is taking over campus. Students have tossed away their basketballs and hockey gear for baseball bats and lacrosse sticks. Many of the teams are fresh off a week or so in warmer climates, where theyRead More

Varsity Baseball: Wild Boars Ground Xavier Falcons

Varsity Baseball: Wild Boars Ground Xavier Falcons

March 31, 2016 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Last Saturday, March 26th, Choate Varsity Baseball took on the Xavier Falcons in its second scrimmage of the year. The skillful pitching of both teams initially kept the scoreboard low. However, once the Boars got the ball rolling, there was no slowing them down. Jack Hodgson ’17 started the gameRead More

Joint Language Trip to Southern Spain

March 31, 2016 at 11:54 am 0 comments

For a week over spring break, a group of fifteen Choate students traveled to southern Spain to explore the Arabic influences present in the Al-Andalus region. The trip, which was organized and chaperoned by Ms. Eera Sharma (Spanish) and Mr. Georges Chahwan (Arabic), included stops at cities such as Madrid,Read More

Student Art Show Grand Opening

Student Art Show Grand Opening

March 31, 2016 at 11:52 am 0 comments

The Paul Mellon Art Center gallery walls are already adorned with the soon-to-be inaugurated exhibition of photographs, drawings, crafts and paintings that showcase the great talent of our peers, regardless of experience. In fact, as Ms. Jessica Cuni, the director of visual arts, states, “The purpose of the exhibition isRead More

New Sounds for Chorus at the Larry Hart Pool

New Sounds for Chorus at the Larry Hart Pool

March 31, 2016 at 11:51 am 0 comments

On Saturday, February 27, Water Night, Choate’s winter term student choral concert, took place at the Larry Hart Pool. The concert was conducted by Choate’s choral program director, Ms. Alysoun Kegel, and featured both the Festival Chorus and the Chamber Chorus. The ensembles performed a wide repertoire, ranging from earlyRead More

Behind the Scenes with Ben Wendel ’17

Behind the Scenes with Ben Wendel ’17

March 31, 2016 at 11:49 am 2 comments

Ben Wendel ’17 is truly a gem. An Arts Concentration student for theater and performance, Wendel has been a powerhouse both behind the scenes and onstage. Since his time in Arts Con, Wendel has developed his skills in stage management, acting, and directing. Known for his theatre expertise, Wendel aptlyRead More

The Spring Break Slump

March 31, 2016 at 11:47 am 0 comments

Many students return from spring break with exhilarating accounts of their adventures in faraway lands. Others have worked ahead and learned course materials through their freshman year of college. Still others have completed daily triathlons or discovered the 119th element in the periodic table. And then, there is me. Here’sRead More

Springtime Wonders and Woes

March 31, 2016 at 11:46 am 0 comments

After a brisk winter full of Netflix, Domino’s Pizza, and unexpected snowstorms, Choate faculty and students are gladly welcoming the warm weather of spring term. Having emerged out of hibernation, the Choate community is once again bustling as people begin to take advantage of Choate’s blossoming campus, breathing in aRead More