Articles by: Arjun Katechia '18

Jaiveer Khanna ’17 discusses RNA binding proteins involved in Alzheimer’s disease.

SRP Lectures Simplify Complex Research

November 18, 2016 at 5:59 am 0 comments

For the very first time, the two sections of the Science Research Program (SRP) were integrated in the Student Lecture Series in order to encourage students to listen to a variety of research. On Tuesday, November 8, and Thursday, November 10, 16 seniors presented on topics ranging from mechanical engineeringRead More

Say Hello to Your New  Adjunct Faculty!

Say Hello to Your New Adjunct Faculty!

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Ms. Emily Brenner Fall, Spring Ms. Emily Brenner has returned to Choate an adjunct faculty member this fall term. In 2001, she came to Choate as a teacher and later served as an admissions interviewer until 2013, when she left to become a full-time parent. Previously, she taught World History,Read More

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Choate Appoints New CIO

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

New Chief Investment Officer Mr. Jason Raiti succeeded Mr. John C. Burditt ’70, who retired last year after 19 years at Choate. Mr. Raiti, who hails from Massena, New York, aims to maintain the strong foundation that Mr. Burditt laid. Mr. Raiti attended Dartmouth College, where he earned a B.A.Read More

Abu Daramy ’16 competes in the triple jump at the Founders League Championships.

Track Finishes Successful Season

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The boys’ and girls’ varsity track and field teams have boasted excellent season records. A highlight for both teams was the Founders League Championships on Saturday, May 14. The Founders League was established in 1984, when heads of several college preparatory schools decided to create a league with shared athleticRead More

Boys’ Thirds Tennis players practice their stellar skills at an afternoon practice at the Hunt Tennis Center.

On and Off the Court with Boys’ Thirds Tennis

May 13, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ Thirds Tennis, coached by Mr. Philip Kojo Clarke and captain Faisal Nazer ’19, may very well be one of the most demanding teams that a Choate student can join. Each practice starts and ends with rigorous physical conditioning: sprints, pushups, and sit-ups are commonplace. During practice, team members improveRead More

The Boys of Autumn: 3rds Soccer

March 27, 2016 at 12:25 am 0 comments

    Boys’ Thirds soccer, led by coaches Mr. Johnson and Mr. Robles and captains Imad Rizvi ’18 and Andrew Garver ’17, is renowned around campus as one of the most ferocious squads to step foot on the grass.  The sheer mental and physical demands of being a Thirds soccerRead More

On the Trail with Joe Berrafati ’17

On the Trail with Joe Berrafati ’17

March 26, 2016 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

Just because you see Joe Berrafati ’17 running, and pretty fast, at that, does not mean that he is hiding. In his second year at Choate, “Jumbo” Joe is turning heads with his blazing speeds and jaw-dropping times on the varsity cross country team. Originally from Wilton, CT, Berrafati wonRead More

Volleyball Sweeps Double Header, Advances to 3-0 Record

Volleyball Sweeps Double Header, Advances to 3-0 Record

March 26, 2016 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

Girls’ Varsity Volleyball is off to a great start so far this season. With two consecutive New England champion titles in 2012 and 2013 and a 15-1 record in 2014, the team has set a demanding precedent. However, with the hard work and lead of respected Coach David Loeb, thisRead More

On the Field with Gabby Dyrek ’16

On the Field with Gabby Dyrek ’16

March 26, 2016 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Even though she’s been on campus for less than a month, Gabby Dyrek ’16, a post-graduate soccer player from Santa Monica, California, has already enhanced the Choate community. She is known as a hardworking and determined person, and this talent is perhaps best showcased on the soccer field. As captain,Read More