Articles by: Jackson Elkins '18

School spirit is a pivotal aspect of student life and must be sustained by and for the students.

The Dilemma of Rooter Buses and School Spirit

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Any student-athlete knows that away games can be tough, whether it’s because of the bus rides, the foreign locker room, the SAGE bag lunches, or any of the other inconveniences that come with playing at another school. Perhaps the most unnerving aspect that comes with playing away from home, particularlyRead More

Boys’ Varsity Golf Bested by Taft, Beats NMH

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This past Saturday, April 15, Boys’ Varsity Golf travelled to the Watertown Golf Club to take on Taft School and Northfield Mount Hermon. Described as a challenging course on its own, it certainly didn’t help that the conditions were both overcast and windy, making for a challenging day for allRead More

The Atypical Rise through Boys’ Varsity Squash

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Boys’ Varsity Squash has enjoyed some massive wins, beating schools like Kent, Loomis, Salisbury, and Trinity-Pawling. And while some players such as Robin Armour ’18 and Dylan Muldoon ’17 have brought leadership and experience to the team from the start, Boys’ Varsity Squash boasts a unique crop ofRead More

The Girls’ Squash Team poses after triumph in the Division II National Championships.

Girls’ Squash Wins National Title

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Over the weekend, the Girls’ Varsity Squash Team traveled to the Westminster School to compete in the Division II National Championship against 16 other teams from across the nation. The tournament took place over three days, with the Wild Boars competing against Baldwin in their first match on Friday. ChoateRead More

Outgoing Director of Athletics Mr. Ned Gallagher plans to spend more time teaching, coaching, and advising in the 2017-2018 school year.

Athletic Director Ned Gallagher to Step Down After School Year

January 20, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

Many Choate students know him through his weekly announcements during school meeting, characterized by his sensational jokes, but Mr. Ned Gallagher is much more than just a witty mind and smiling face. For the past 21 years, Mr. Gallagher has contributed in many ways to Choate, from teaching to coachingRead More

Winter Season Preview

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After a strong fall season, evidenced by the varsity sweep on Deerfield Day, Choate Athletics hopes to carry its momentum into the winter term. Most teams have already begun their seasons, but much is still unknown about the winter sports, with many teams still looking to solidify their identities. WhetherRead More

Wild Boars Make Comeback, Annihilate Deerfield, 44-20

Wild Boars Make Comeback, Annihilate Deerfield, 44-20

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With the rest of the varsity sweep intact on this past Deerfield Day, Varsity Football looked to finish off the Green and White with a victory out on the gridiron. Although Deerfield had been defeated in all other varsity sports, their fans came out hard and loud, creating an electricRead More

The Postgrad Experience

The Postgrad Experience

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From freshmen to postgraduates (PGs), each student on campus has a unique story to tell as to how they arrived at Choate and why they considered this the best place to further themselves academically and athletically. Postgraduates Ellen Arena ’17 and Walker Lott ’17 are no exception. Both were recruitedRead More

Boys’ Varsity Water Polo huddles around Assistant Coach Selena Gell.

Boars Snag Second Victory Over Big Green

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After a 15-4 blowout victory against archrival Deerfield on September 17, Boys’ Varsity Water Polo aimed to take home another win over its foe from the Emerald City on October 5. The first three quarters of the game consisted of the two teams trading goals, with the boys in BlueRead More