Archive for March, 2017

Stevenson Fellow Advocates for Public Service

Stevenson Fellow Advocates for Public Service

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After many phone calls, Justice Margot Botsford, a ’65 graduate of Rosemary Hall, was chosen to come to Choate and speak to students and faculty as the 2017 Adlai Stevenson Fellow. Ms. Amy Foster, the HPRSS department head, highlighted two distinctive qualities of Ms. Botsford; she works in the judicialRead More

Lewis and Woodhouse to House Underformers

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Amid a schedule overhaul and a new iPad initiative, another change coming next year is in fifth and sixth form dorms.  Four dorms — Lewis, Pierce, Woodhouse, and Lowndes — will be switching the forms they house. Lewis is replacing Pierce and becoming a fifth form girls dorm, and PierceRead More

Cuni’s extensive display lies directly at the entrance of the library.

Selective Truth: A Shifting Art Display

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Rough sketches in notebooks dashed with various strokes, poems scrawled hastily on scraps of paper, and rocks of various shapes and sizes s are not what one typically expects to see in  an art exhibit. Art teacher Jessica Cuni’s newest piece, “Selective Truth: A Shifting Instillation” combines all three ofRead More

Obamacare Trumps The GOP

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For the past seven years, Republicans have repeatedly vowed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. Although the party has always spoken vaguely on the subject, the GOP finally released a bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), to the public on March 6, 2017.  Fortunately, after facing overwhelming opposition, President DonaldRead More

The Mistake of the Wi-Fi Shut-off

The Mistake of the Wi-Fi Shut-off

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The 21st Century revolves around technology. Individuals use the internet on their electronic devices for educational, professional, and social purposes. Wi-Fi is an important element in our screen-oriented world — and yet, don’t be fooled, it is not essential. It is possible to access most digital content without Wi-Fi, usingRead More

iPad Pro Program to be Implemented Next Fall

iPad Pro Program to be Implemented Next Fall

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Aiming to fix a range of problems with Choate’s one-to-one iPad program, the school’s Academic Technology and Information Technology Services (ITS) department recently decided to give all students and faculty an iPad Pro. Next fall, all new students will receive an iPad Pro, an Apple Pencil, and a protective caseRead More

Photo courtesy of Jabali Walli

Student-Run Businesses Support Community

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

According to Forbes, fewer than 3.6% of businesses are owned by people under 30. An even smaller number of those businesses are owned by high school students. Despite these numbers, there are many on Choate campus who have created their own businesses — making entrepreneurship a facet of campus life.Read More

Catherine Coleman to be Choate Commencement Speaker

Catherine Coleman to be Choate Commencement Speaker

March 29, 2017 at 8:39 pm 0 comments

Known as the woman who played the flute in space, former NASA astronaut Dr. Catherine “Cady” Coleman will deliver the commencement speech on Sunday, May 28, as announced by Headmaster Dr. Alex Curtis this Wednesday during the sixth form meeting. In his announcement, Dr. Curtis referred to Dr. Coleman as anRead More