Articles by: Riley Choi '18

A pilot program between the KEC and the Wallingford Board of Education, Kinderwoods educates Wallingford kindergarteners on nature.

Kinderwoods bridges Environmental Immersion and Wallingford Youth

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Choate is an open campus that is integrated into the Wallingford community, possessing a tight partnership with Wallingford and hosting events with the town throughout the year. Last year, the Wallingford Board of Education and the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC) furthered this partnership by collaborating to launch a pilotRead More

In its most popular year yet, Celebrate Wallingford highlighted the importance of community.

Community Celebrates Wallingford

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, tents lined the streets, North and South Main Street were closed to traffic, and hundreds of Wallingford citizens swarmed the area. This was Celebrate Wallingford, a yearly event dedicated to showcasing the impact of local vendors on the community. Filled with food,Read More

SRP Summer Internships Inspire Student Work

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Radiation. Cancer therapy. Environmental engineering. Empathy. Granular materials. These are just a few examples of the subjects that the students in Science Research Program (SRP) investigated at professional laboratories over the summer. SRP is a four-term signature program that offers students the opportunity to practice professional laboratory science. It isRead More

Organizing 101 Teaches Peaceful Protest

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This past Sunday, September 24, Organizing 101 was hosted in the Black Box Theater as this year’s first Nonviolent Direct Action Training. The workshop was a follow-up training session of How to Attend a Protest 101, which was hosted last spring. “Organizing 101 is a workshop designed to train thoseRead More

Students Push for Change at People’s Climate March

Students Push for Change at People’s Climate March

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many enjoyed the hot, sunny day on Saturday, April 29, while the People’s Climate March surged in Washington D.C. Held on the hundredth day of President Donald Trump’s presidency, the protest voiced against the Trump administration’s many controversial environmental policies including the defunding of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AtRead More

Students frequently pass the Science Center Pond between classes, unaware of the life within.

The Depths of the Science Center Pond

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Imagine crossing the bridge from the Lanphier Center to the Science Center. On the right side, you see several turtles sunbathing on a log; on the left, you see a giant koi splashing water in its wake. This is only a sample of the many organisms that live in theRead More

Choate Women’s Initiatives Advocate Change

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since the 2016 presidential election, there has been a call for women’s rights across the country. Choate is no exception to this phenomenon, with several new women’s advocacy initiatives across campus including Girl Up and Like a Girl. Girl Up is an organization existent outside of Choate that supports girlsRead More

Choate Robotics Team Hardwired for Success

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every day, one classroom on the first floor of the Lanphier Center is filled with light, conversations, and excitement. This is the Shattuck Robotics Lab, where the members of the Choate Robotics Team energetically build robots and prepare for competitions.  The Choate Robotics Team has a competition number of 6106,Read More

Faculty Sabbaticals: A Fall to Remember

Faculty Sabbaticals: A Fall to Remember

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Winter term has taken off, and Choate welcomes back four faculty members who have just returned from sabbatical: Ms. Carol Chen-Lin, Ms. Kate Doak, Ms. Fran O’Donoghue, and Ms. Amy Salot. What have they been up to?  Ms. Chen-Lin spent her most recent sabbatical enriching her experience as a ChineseRead More