Articles by: Mark Su '18

Inside Mr. Ventre’s Office

Inside Mr. Ventre’s Office

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Mr. Phil Ventre, a music teacher and conductor of the Choate Symphony Orchestra and the Wallingford Orchestra, has inspired myriad students in his 47 years at Choate. His office, tucked away in the basement of the Paul Mellon Arts Center (PMAC), displays nuanced details of a vibrant legacy. TheRead 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

Rosemary Hall Artifacts Fill Rotunda

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Though a popular gathering space for Choate students, the Humanities Rotunda is also a historical spot. The space showcases a wide range of art created throughout the school’s history — from cotton tapestries to wooden carvings to bronze sculptures. More than mere decorations, this artwork tells the unique and colorfulRead More

Faculty Profiles: Departing Faculty

Faculty Profiles: Departing Faculty

May 27, 2016 at 6:42 am 1 comment

Mr. Ashton Betancourt “I’ll miss his charismatic and passionate personality. I’ll also miss his amazing cookies and hot chocolate. Most importantly, though, I’ll miss the best teacher I’ve ever had,” said Arjun Katechia ’19, referring to Mr. Ashton Betancourt, who will retire this year to reunite with his family inRead More