Articles by: Nina Hastings '18

Course Catalogue Unveiled As New Daily Schedule Looms

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Amidst conversations about how the new daily schedule will impact new and preexisting courses next year, the School released the 2017-18 course catalogue last week. Key changes in the catalogue include several new electives, a modified sixth form English curriculum, and a lack of AP courses. Dr. Katie Jewett, DirectorRead More

Spiritual Life Open House Encourages Student Reflection

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From January 22 to January 29, various religious and spiritual activities and opportunities were extended to everyone on campus, marking this year’s Spiritual Life Open House. Reverend Ally Brundige, Director of Spiritual Life, explained, “Our spiritual life team of chaplains, advisers and student leaders designed our “Open House for AllRead More

Inauguration Viewing Deemed a Success

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students, faculty, and other members of the Choate community took the opportunity offered by the special schedule to watch the inauguration of President Donald Trump P’00 last Friday, January 20. The school broadcasted the inauguration at various designated locations — the Student Activities Center, the Lanphier Center Café, and GetzRead More

School Creates Special Schedule for Presidential Inauguration Viewing

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For the Inauguration of President Donald Trump P’00 today, H block and conference period have been eliminated from the class schedule, and an almost two-hour midday break from classes has been added. The altered schedule is meant to allow students time to view screenings of the event and participate inRead More

Election Sparks Opposing, Heated Reactions on Campus

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The outcome of the recent and deeply controversial presidential election, which named Donald Trump President-elect of the United States, has left the Choate community in a state of conflict on multiple fronts. On campus, reactions ranged from the formation of support groups to club outreach through emails. However, while thisRead More

Me and the Mets: Why I Keep the Faith

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Wednesday, October 5, the New York Mets lost their shot at the wild card spot in the National League Division Series, effectively ending their season. In last year’s World Series, the team fell short of the championship title by three games, and the year before that, they didn’t evenRead More

Water Polo Welcomes New, Exuberant Head Coach

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Boys’ Varsity and JV Water Polo teams have had very impressive starts to their fall seasons, and this success can be attributed in part to their new Head Coach, Ms. Brooke Rea. Coach Rea joined the Choate community this year, not just as a boys’ and girls’ water poloRead More

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Orchestra Performs Across Europe in Biennial Summer Trip

June 23, 2016 at 11:16 pm 0 comments

Following the end of classes on June 2, most Choate students were hastily packing and departing campus. However, 49 members of the Symphony Orchestra prepared to catch a flight to Germany, where their two-week international tour would soon begin. Every other year, the Choate Symphony Orchestra travels out of theRead More

From Politics to Poe: Spring Directed Studies

From Politics to Poe: Spring Directed Studies

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At Choate, students may create their own academic program in a topic that interests them through directed studies. This term, seven such projects were undertaken: Advanced Topics in Quantum Physics Lindsay Ning ’17, Jeff Niu ’16 Dr. Zeynep Isvan Did you know? In quantum physics, if a tree falls andRead More