Articles by: Grayce Gibbs '18

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

Departing Faculty Profiles

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Mr. Paul Jackson As the year draws to a close, language teacher Mr. Paul Jackson plans on moving to the South to continue teaching and undertake a director role, as well as be closer to his father’s family. During his two years at Choate, Mr. Jackson has taught both ChineseRead More

School to Stop Offering AP Courses

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students requesting their courses next year will find something missing in their options: Advancement Placement (AP) classes. Faculty overwhelmingly voted to remove AP designated courses from the curriculum last November, and the School recently announced that this will be implemented in the next academic year. Removing the AP designation meansRead More

Mpilo Norris ’18 and Julian Yau ’18 enter Student Council with years of experience collaborating with each other.

Norris and Yau Elected to Offices

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The student body elected Mpilo Norris ’18 and Julian Yau ’18 last week as Student Body President and Vice President, respectively, to head the 2017-18 Student Council. Their terms will begin this spring and run through next year’s winter term. Following their school meeting speeches on Wednesday, all candidates participatedRead More

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mr. Nicholas Kristof answers questions  from Amira Nazar ’17 and Bryce Wachtell ’17 ranging from politics to privilege.

Acclaimed Journalist Nicholas Kristof Shares His Experiences

February 3, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

On Tuesday night, students and faculty gathered for a special program featuring  Mr. Nicholas Kristof — a journalist, author, and op-ed columnist for the New York Times, and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. He was invited to speak as part of the Thalheimer Educator in Residence Program, a biennial programRead More

Students Welcome Diverse Range of Speakers

Students Welcome Diverse Range of Speakers

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Dr. Kyle Skottke by Grace Gibbs ’18 There is often a fear of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) that lacks scientific backing. On Monday, January 23, Dr. Kyle Skottke came to Choate to speak about the wide gap between the beliefs held by scientists and the general public on scientific issues, particularlyRead More

SDLC attendees travel to Atlanta, Ga. to discuss diversity.

At Conference, Students Reflect on Campus Diversity

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While most Choate students were in the midst of the first full week back after Thanksgiving, a select group from Choate traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to discuss important issues about religion, socioeconomic status, race, and gender, along with other diversity identifiers. Six students participated in the 2016 Student Diversity LeadershipRead More

Illustration by Katharine Li '17

Demystifying choate Resources for treating Eating Disorders

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“I don’t even know what the health center would do about an eating disorder—I’ve never heard any policies about it,” said Kate Moore ’17. Many students are not sure what resources are available when dealing with an eating disorder like anorexia. On why eating disorders are so complex at Choate,Read More

Examining the Efficacy of Term Reports

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While the kickoff of a new term is often the least stressful time for students, the first day of this year’s winter term was quite the opposite for teachers, coaches, and advisers, as it coincided with the due date for fall term reports. Usually winter term begins the Tuesday afterRead More