Articles by: Grace Zhang '20

2018-2019 School President and Vice President Elected

2018-2019 School President and Vice President Elected

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The votes are in, and the student body has spoken: Itai Mupanduki ’19 and Tommy Wachtell ’19 are Choate’s 2018-19 Student Body President and Vice President, respectively. Mupanduki summed up his plan for his term in three simple words: “For the people.” Mupanduki explained, “I will be here to benefitRead More

In Wake of Conference, Student Council Proposes Drug Rule Change

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Tuesday night, Choate’s Student Council approved two proposed changes to the school’s one-strike drug policy. The first proposal states that the purchase, manufacture, possession, or use of marijuana is only grounds for Probation or Suspension, though distribution will continue to lead to dismissal. The second proposal changes the wordingRead More

HPRSS Lanches Signature Program

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since its introduction at form meetings in early December, a new HPRSS signature program has sparked student interest around campus. For the first time, students with a particular interest in government, political science, and public service will have the opportunity to specialize and consolidate their work in these areas, muchRead More

Student Council Embarks on Community Listening Tour

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Choate’s Student Council has forgone tradition, embarking upon an entirely new project that extends into more facets of the Choate community than ever. Form representatives have been attending the meetings of a wide range of clubs and organizations on campus, having conversations with club leaders, members, and facultyRead More

Students enjoy drawing outside during Wellness Day.

Students and Faculty Participate in Mandated Wellness Day

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Choate community spread out across campus to dance, meditate, pet dogs, and play drums for seventy minutes last Tuesday afternoon. October 10 was All School Wellness Day, when students and some faculty gathered in different locations to participate in many varieties of wellness-promoting activities. Options for wellness activities forRead More

Theft and Damage at St. John Hall

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Where have all the Ping-Pong balls gone? That’s what Mr. Jim Yanelli, Director of Student Activities, and his team have found themselves asking more than once in these opening weeks of the school year. Choate’s St. John Hall is a beautiful new building, but its equipment seems to not likeRead More

Changes to the Student Handbook

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Arriving back on campus this fall, students found a variety of new restrictions imposed on them by the handbook, including a more severe punishment for breaking visitation and the discouragement of Mylar balloons. Breaking visitation is now considered a violation of a major school rule. More specifically, this applies toRead More

Powering Down Wi-Fi Shutoff

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Twenty-four-hour Wi-fi at Choate may not be just a dream for much longer. The Student Council sent a proposal to Mr. James Stanley, the Dean of Students, last Thursday on extending the internet hours for students, specifically during junior spring and senior fall and winter terms. The Student Council hopesRead More

Several celebrations were held in the St. John Chapel.

Spiritual Life Team Celebrates Passover and Easter

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The traditions of Passover and Easter mark a spiritually significant period for Jews and Christians around the world — and many students on campus. Choate’s Spiritual Life Team held a variety of events to celebrate these traditions and bring communities of students together. Leading up to Easter Day, Holy WeekRead More