Articles by: Riley Choi '18

A Short Look into Long Weekend

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate Rosemary Hall is one of the busiest high schools in the country. With rigorous academics, challenging athletic programs, prestigious arts programs, and diverse club opportunities, students constantly keep themselves busy — maybe too busy. To provide students time to get enough rest or spend time with their families, ChoateRead More

Located on the library’s second floor, the Harold L. Tinker Rare Books Room houses first editions of The Great Gatsby and Little Women.

Andrew Mellon Library: Where the Historical Things Are

January 26, 2018 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

The Andrew Mellon Library is many Choate students’ favorite place on campus. Its uniquely warm and cordial atmosphere welcomes all members of the community, who find themselves relaxed and comfortable in this space. As the center of many academic resources, the library houses various objects, such as portraits of theRead More

New Year’s Resolutions Spark Community Reflection

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“Three! Two! One! Happy New Year!” Every year the chant is the same, ushering in a period of new beginnings and renewed resolutions. You might have been at the scene of the ball drop, watched the live television shows at home, enjoyed late-night snacks with your family, or were sleepingRead More

In addition to his work at Choate, science teacher Mr. Deron Chang is passionate about reviewing crossover bags.

Crossover Day Pack Reviews: One faculty member’s mission to streamline the backpack selection process

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Think about walking to class with a weight on your back and your hands full. Though backpacks are often an unquestioned presence on campus, the type of bag you use can majorly impact your day-to-day life at Choate, making for a highly convenient (or highly scattered!) storage experience. For overRead More

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