Articles by: Joseph Coyne '19

Mustafe Dahir'19 placed 2nd in New England, breaking the course record along the way.

Cross Country New England Championships

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, while most of the school was at Deerfield, Choate hosted the NEPSTA Division I Cross Country Championships. Fifteen teams ran in the boys’ races, while thirteen competed in the girls’ races, and despite the frigid weather, an exciting atmosphere surrounded the day of racing asRead More

Laurie Hernandez signing copies of her book, I Got This, after School Meeting.

Hernandez shares experience from the olympics

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  To the surprise of many students in the Choate Community, School Meeting on Halloween didn’t follow its usual format. During the meeting, Choate welcomed Laurie Hernandez, a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award Winner, winner of “Dancing with the Stars” Season 23, and New York Times best-selling author. Easily her greatestRead More

From left: Owen Collins ’19, Trent Schwab ’18, Chris Guyette ’19, Alex Tertyshny ’18, and Sam Silich ’19 in the weight room.

Total Athlete Conditioning: Training on a New Level

October 19, 2017 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

  In 2004, Mr. Brian Holloway, the Head Trainer at Choate, founded Total Athlete Conditioning, or as it’s known colloquially, TAC. According to TAC’s website, the company’s goal is to “provide a world-class educational and training environment that is based upon current sport science methodology and hands on, practical experience,”Read More

Tristan Jamidar ’18 Receives National Rowing Recognition

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many top athletes are born to do a certain sport. They begin at a young age, and, over their childhood, perfect and refine their natural talents. Some, however, have a much longer path to their calling, defined by hard work and perseverance. Tristan Jamidar ’18, a co-captain of the Boys’Read More

Dilibe Iloeje ’18: Soccer and Campus Star

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

JC: How’s your year going up to now? DI: It’s going well so far.  Soccer season has started off well.  Classes are pretty good too. JC: How has the soccer season been so far? DI: The year has started off very strongly. We have a talented team this year andRead More

Last weekend, Taylor Christiana ’18 became the first female to compete in a Choate football game.

Taylor Christiana ’18: Kicking Away Gender Norms

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

It’s not very often that a JV kicker can make history, but that is exactly what Taylor Christiana ’18 did this past Sunday when JV football played its first game of the season, and Christiana started as kicker in a 26-7 win over NYC Lions Football. She became the firstRead More

Senior Farewells: Abby Blair and Chris Birch

Senior Farewells: Abby Blair and Chris Birch

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Abby Blair When thinking of a tri-varsity athlete, most imagine a super athlete oozing with natural talent. For Connecticut native Abby Blair ’17, she doesn’t exactly fit the mold. Blair’s athletic career at Choate has taken all sorts of twists and turns, but she’s learned her fair share of lessonsRead More

Varsity Baseball Coach Doug James to Retire After 42 Years

Varsity Baseball Coach Doug James to Retire After 42 Years

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Forty-two years ago, Choate hired a young football coach and English teacher, Mr. Douglas James.  At the end of this school year, he will retire after years of inspiring and teaching both in the classroom and on the athletic fields. Although he came to Choate as a football coach, Mr.Read More

Spring’s Midseason Report

Spring’s Midseason Report

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Midway through the season, many Choate teams are preparing for postseason runs and hoping for end-of-season triumph.  Whether a team is  enjoying success or still trying to reach its potential, there’s still plenty left to play Boys’ Tennis Boys’ Varsity Tennis is 6-5, experiencing both surprising wins and tough losses. Read More