Archive for September, 2017

The American flag waves in the wind, honoring those who died on September 11, 2001.

Dear Administration, We Need to Acknowledge 9/11

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On September 11, 2017, millions of people around the world honored those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks that took place in New York City in 2001. Roughly 3,000 innocent citizens and first responders were killed, impacting thousands of families. Since that fateful day, schools, businesses, and organizationsRead More

New Faculty Profiles

New Faculty Profiles

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Mr. Jonas Akins Mr. Jonas Akins is a new addition to the HPRSS department this school year. Prior to coming to Choate, he was a faculty member at the Kent School, where he was a United States History and Government teacher, a football and squash coach, and an adviser toRead More

This year, many Emmy Awards went to shows that revolve around women, like “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

A Win for Actors, A Win for Society

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Emmy Awards flashed across television screens on September 17, and the underdogs prevailed and crushed records left and right. Women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community of actors finally received recognition at the award ceremony. How ironic yet beautiful it is that progress has been made in theRead More

The Melatones: Choate’s Newest A Capella Addition

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Inclusive. Fun. Diverse. These are the three words that Melatones co-leader Sophia Diomande ’19 used to describe Choate’s new multi-racial a capella group, which aims to specialize in performing and celebrating music composed by artists of color. “We’re a diversity group, not an affinity group,” co-leader Alice Volfson ’19 said.Read More

Dilibe Iloeje ’18: Soccer and Campus Star

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

JC: How’s your year going up to now? DI: It’s going well so far.  Soccer season has started off well.  Classes are pretty good too. JC: How has the soccer season been so far? DI: The year has started off very strongly. We have a talented team this year andRead More

Sam Brown ’20 during Choate’s 1-1 draw against The Lawrenceville School last Saturday.

Girls’ Soccer Ties Lawrenceville

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This past Saturday, Girls’ Varsity Soccer was faced with a tough matchup against Lawrenceville, which was reflected in a final score of 1-1. As the game begun, Choate struck first with a goal from captain Emily Clorite ’18. The first half was a very back and forth game, as ChoateRead More

Alumnus Donates Equipment to Science Research Program

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Science Research Program’s biology section has just received a generous donation of equipment from alumnus Dr. Richard Quintiliani, class of 1977. “My students were all joking that it was like Christmas,” said Dr. Allison Nishitani, “The whole classroom was just full of all these boxes and I was like,Read More

The beech tree outside the Lanphier Center was cut down during the summer while students were away from campus.

An Iconic Piece of Campus Cut Down

September 22, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

As returning students walked around campus during their first few days back, they noticed a drastic physical change: the absence of the Copper Beech tree that was the focal point of the Lanphier Center courtyard. Four years ago, the Lanphier Center was designed around the tree, and the building looksRead More

More Time in the Classroom, Less Time Out

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The past week-and-a-half has undoubtedly been hectic for new and returning students alike. The transition to the new schedule has not gone as smoothly as many had hoped. The interminable stretch of individual classes combined with the race to the dining hall has made the initial phase of the newRead More