Articles by: Haley Chang '18

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

School Consultants Return to Campus

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“At Choate, it’s rare to have everyone agreed on something, except for one thing: that Sophomore Seminar needs to be improved,” joked Ms. Rosalind Wiseman when discussing aspects of Choate’s culture. During school meeting on Wednesday, February 1, students and faculty welcomed Ms. Wiseman and her colleague Mr. Charlie KuhnRead 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

Student Council Cements Legacy

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many students remember the events that the 2016-2017 Student Council held this fall term, such as the school-wide Lip-Dub challenge, but fewer will recall the accomplishments the council has achieved behind the scenes. Below is a rundown of the Council’s efforts over the past term. More Inclusive Student Representation InRead More

Seniors And Mayor Discuss Local Sexist, Racist Harrassment

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Student Body President Cecilia Zhou ’17, CALSA President Blair Cox ’17, and long-time local resident Jake Mackenzie ’17 spoke to the Mayor of Wallingford on the issue of street harassment in town yesterday, November 17. Although there have been isolated reports of street harrassment in previous years, this is theRead More

Elected Sixth Form Student Council members and appointed Secretary Audrey Sze ’17 (front row, second from the right) pose for a photo after their meeting.

Sixth Form Student Council: Last 100 Days

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With only a term left in their tenures, the sixth form incumbents of the Student Council are busier than ever, making sure that they fulfill their promises and responsibilities to the best of their abilities before they pass their batons to the next generation of students in the spring. Here,Read More

Petition for More Affordable Textbooks to Circulate

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Anyone who has browsed through Amazon for textbooks may already know that there is a discrepancy between the prices listed online and those listed in the School Store. Students such as Dani Zanuttini-Frank ’18 have been able to buy all their textbooks for half the price of the School Store’sRead More

Community Service Day Canceled

Community Service Day Canceled

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 1 comment

For many students, the month of October is usually associated with Community Service Day, an annual service event in which students, faculty, and staff all gather at the Worthington Johnson Athletic Center (WJAC) to pack food destined for parts of the U.S. and Haiti. Unfortunately, there will be no CommunityRead More

New Faculty Profiles

New Faculty Profiles

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Yasin Ahmed “I’m an advocate for all students, said Mr. Yasin Ahmed, Choate’s new Muslim Chaplain. “I’m available when students have difficulties or need someone to talk to. I want to make sure students feel comfortable, safe, and taken care of while they are here at Choate ” Mr. AhmedRead More