Archive for January, 2017

Faculty Committees Effect Change

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many of the recent changes to school policy, such as those regarding the dress code and the class schedule, originated in a faculty committee. Each year, faculty committees assemble to look deeply at some aspect of school life. The reports they produce benefit the school in both concrete and abstractRead More

Girls’ Squash Welcomes Head Coach Pelletier

Girls’ Squash Welcomes Head Coach Pelletier

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, we welcome new students and faculty to Choate with open arms. Among these new additions is Ms. Jenn Pelletier. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Ms. Pelletier is the newest member of the HPRSS department and the new coach of the Girls’ Varsity Squash team. Ms. Pelletier grew up inRead More

On the Ice With the Freshmen Of GVH

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As the Girl’s Varsity Hockey season gets into full swing, freshman players Gina Driscoll ’20, Christina Tournas ’20, and Effie Tournas ’20 have begun to understand what being a varsity athlete really means. With goals and assists under their wings, all three have proved that they are major assets toRead More

East and West? Two New Years Are Best

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Although New Years’ Day in the U.S. has long passed, expect to hear some wishes of “Happy New Year” within the coming days. Occurring this Saturday, January 28, the Lunar New Year is one of the biggest holidays of the year, and many Choate students are among its celebrators. TheyRead More

Students admire Mr. Terence Netter’s work as they walk through the PMAC Gallery.

Former PMAC Director’s Artwork On View

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you happened to stroll by the PMAC lately, you probably noticed the recent Arts Exhibition which showcases paintings by a man Choate knows quite well. Terence Netter, the artist behind these works, was the founding director of the Paul Mellon Arts Center in the 1970s. On January 9, Mr.Read More

When Blue Cards Were Blue Cards

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Blue Cards are the records of the extracurricular activities that students have participated in during their time at Choate. Nowadays, these cards are accessible through the Choate portal and serve as a record of a student’s accomplishments. Like Blue Cards themselves, Choate has a rich history of recording student activitiesRead More

Putting the Bully in the Bully Pulpit

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From insulting the family of a gold-star soldier to mocking a disabled New York Times reporter, Donald Trump P’00 has proven himself willing to tear down anyone who disagrees with him. He is notorious for taking to social media to respond to any naysayers, most recently starting a scandal afterRead More

What Do Our Computer Stickers Say About Us?

What Do Our Computer Stickers Say About Us?

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

We see computer stickers everywhere in an array of designs — from organization advertisements to creative slogans and artistic designs. Initially, when students are asked what is the purpose of their computer stickers, the question is met by answers such as, “I am not sure,” “I guess I felt myRead More

In Moda’s latest issue is displayed in the library among other student publications.

In Moda’s Back at It

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After approximately a year and a half of inactivity, In Moda, Choate’s fashion club, has resurrected. Haley Williams ’18, one of club’s leaders, stated that “the cause for the sudden start was due to the constant scrutiny about our club ‘not doing anything.’ Different people made comments that suggested theyRead More