Articles by: Lauren Dorsey '18

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

Lewis and Woodhouse to House Underformers

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Amid a schedule overhaul and a new iPad initiative, another change coming next year is in fifth and sixth form dorms.  Four dorms — Lewis, Pierce, Woodhouse, and Lowndes — will be switching the forms they house. Lewis is replacing Pierce and becoming a fifth form girls dorm, and PierceRead More

Director of Student Activities Reevaluates Effectiveness of Portal Announcements

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In previous years, it was not uncommon to hear students complain about the large number of emails received from Mr. Jim Yanelli, Director of Student Activities. Before this year, students who wanted to announce anything, ranging from club meetings to special events, emailed Mr. Yanelli, who would then send theRead More

Students Share Tumultuous Term-End Experiences

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students were both excited and disappointed that fall term came to a close with a two-week Protected Period rather than a typical Term-End Experience. From interviews with the administration, a number of logistical factors influenced the final decision to not have Term-End Experiences this fall term. For one, classes beganRead More

Say Hello to Your New  Adjunct Faculty!

Say Hello to Your New Adjunct Faculty!

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Ms. Emily Brenner Fall, Spring Ms. Emily Brenner has returned to Choate an adjunct faculty member this fall term. In 2001, she came to Choate as a teacher and later served as an admissions interviewer until 2013, when she left to become a full-time parent. Previously, she taught World History,Read More

Dining Hall Committee to Welcome New Members

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Most members of the Choate community are not aware what happens behind the doors of the servery. The members of the Dining Hall Committee, however, are students, faculty, and SAGE Dining Services staff who meet during every Thursday during F block to work behind the scenes, facilitating communication between ChoateRead 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

Handbook Revisions Shift Rules on Dress Code and Amnesty

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Among the revisions to the Student Handbook are an increased leniency in dress code and an amnesty policy encouraging the reporting of harassment on campus The Student Handbook received a makeover this summer. The biggest changes include a new amnesty policy, a new dress code, a policy on consent, andRead More