Archive for April, 2017

Several celebrations were held in the St. John Chapel.

Spiritual Life Team Celebrates Passover and Easter

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The traditions of Passover and Easter mark a spiritually significant period for Jews and Christians around the world — and many students on campus. Choate’s Spiritual Life Team held a variety of events to celebrate these traditions and bring communities of students together. Leading up to Easter Day, Holy WeekRead More

KEC Students Conduct Self-Directed Research

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate campus is surrounded by nature — yet students seldom get the chance to study  the environment directly. This term, 14 juniors embarked on their research methods experiments at the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC). Students came up with a list of questions they wanted to study in the fall termRead More

Melody Li ’18, Matt Aguiar ’18, Kelly Moh ’18, and Sophie Mackin ’18 gather to discuss Earth Week.

Choate Environmental Initiatives Adovocate Change

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For many years, C-Proctors, Environmental Action Coalition (EAC), and Students Against Climate Change (SACC) have helped Choate become more sustainable. Not only do these groups organize activities, like the Green Cup and the Hydro Cup, but they also educate the school about the environment. Each spring, they organize more environment-relatedRead More

Choate students and faculty stand in front of Fudan High School.

“Americanized” Doesn’t Mean American

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Over spring break, I traveled with five other Choate students to Shanghai, China for the annual High School Affiliated to Fudan University Exchange Program. In the city, I immersed myself in the Chinese culture by spending multiple days at the high school affiliated to Choate. Spending time at a schoolRead More

Boys’ Varsity Golf Bested by Taft, Beats NMH

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This past Saturday, April 15, Boys’ Varsity Golf travelled to the Watertown Golf Club to take on Taft School and Northfield Mount Hermon. Described as a challenging course on its own, it certainly didn’t help that the conditions were both overcast and windy, making for a challenging day for allRead More

JV Baseball Drops Season Opener

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ JV Baseball had their first game on Wednesday at home against Brunswick. Jonah Feldman ’20 started on the mound and pitched well. The team gave up three runs in the first two innings, due to some early communication errors. Choate came back in the bottom of the third toRead More

Seoul to the States: My Political Journey

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

I am not a particularly political person. I have never been to a Young Republicans meeting, a Young Democrats meeting, or even a Young Centrists meeting. Growing up, I did not discuss politics at the dinner table the way I do every day at Choate. I have hazy memories of TVRead More

Bill Mckibben Visits Choate

Bill Mckibben Visits Choate

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At a time when environmental dilemmas continue to have devastating effects on climates around the globe, Bill McKibben, an environmental activist and bestselling author, addressed the Choate community. Mr. McKibben began his presentation by describing the current environmental circumstances, such as the devastating impacts of global warming. He mentioned thatRead More

A group of actresses prepare for their The Love of Three Oranges rehearsal.

Collaboration is Necessary in Theater

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Art is made with a purpose. Each and every piece is crafted to perfection and presented with an intent. Of course, not everyone would describe one piece of art as perfect. This is the purpose for art: It is interpretational and pertinent to our world. Ever since the time ofRead More