Archive for February, 2018

Choate Ethics Bowl Club Tackles Moral Dilemmas

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

No one can deny that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is known for great basketball, but it is also, less conspicuously, known as the the founder of the National High School Ethics Bowl. The Ethics Bowl is an annual competition intended to “create spaces and framework forRead More

The Inconvenience of Special Schedules

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Starting this past school year, Choate Rosemary Hall has made several changes to the daily schedule. Along with the establishment of longer blocks, the Choate administration has also added weeks with special schedules. Whenever a school week is cut short because of long weekends, service days, vacations, and other days,Read More

Members of the robotics team test their robot at the competition.

Choate Hosts Robotics Tournament

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While most students relaxed into long weekend on February 2, the Choate Robotics Team was preparing for the annual Choate Robotics Tournament. This year’s tournament was the second that Choate has hosted. The competition was held in the Worthington Johnson Athletic Center, where 49 high school teams, including nine ChoateRead More

The Lonely Hearts Club

The Lonely Hearts Club

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Need a soulmate to fill the void — or maybe just help with your writing? Valentine’s Day may be two days gone, but these editors of The Choate News are still searching for love.   Haley Chang (Editor-in-Chief): Academic powerhouse seeks equally formidable companion to assist in future endeavors. MustRead More

Fringe Festival Returns to Gelb

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On February 9 and 10, Choate’s annual Fringe Festival was performed in the Gelb Theater. The Fringe Festival is mostly a collection of short plays, but it also includes comedy acts and music. It is almost an entirely student written, directed, and performed show. This year it was, once again,Read More

Kate Newhouse ’18 amazes audience in the fall play, The Illusion.

Senior Priority in Casting? Choate Says No

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Age and seniority play a big part on Choate’s campus. As a result, underclassmen are often excluded from holding certain positions of greater responsibility, such as School President, prefect, and Assessment Team member. Many people seem to think that these same practices of seniority also apply to the casting ofRead More

Students in the Class of 2017 convened at the St. John Hall to take photos before heading to Last Hurrah.

A LA MODE

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last week, I was both sad and surprised when I heard that a majority of my friends were unsure whether or not they would attend First Hurrah. I couldn’t imagine why people would skip this event. As someone who enjoys getting dressed with my friends for any high-school tradition orRead More

School to Survey Seniors This Spring

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last spring, just over 50% of sixth formers completed the Senior Survey, a mix of multiple choice, rating scale, and open response questions designed to give seniors a chance to reflect on their experiences at Choate. The survey takes about ten minutes to complete and includes questions about experience, impact,Read More

Misstique Drive  Collects Feminine Hygiene Products

Misstique Drive Collects Feminine Hygiene Products

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From January 30 to February 13, large bins were placed around campus as a part of Misstique’s pad and tampon drive. Misstique is a feminist magazine which empowers women by talking openly about female struggles. Abigail Drummond ’18, Editor-in-Chief of Misstique, formed the publication last year. Misstique hopes to inspireRead More