Articles by: Sarah Gurevitch '19

New Faculty Profiles

New Faculty Profiles

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Dr. Edrik Lopez “Flow with the go,” new English department member Dr. Edrik Lopez said when asked the best piece of advice he has ever received. This phrase, not to be confused with “go with the flow,” is a motto expressed regularly in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a type of martial artRead More

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

Freshman Advances to International Linguistics Tournament

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Competing against over 1,500 students in the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad, Heidi Lei ’20 came in third, placing her into the International Linguistics Olympiad. For the competition, Lei had to solve a variety of linguistic puzzles, through which she learned about the diversity and consistency of languages, as sheRead More

Revisions of Policies for Starting Clubs

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As of this school year, Choate’s Committee n Student Affairs (COSA) is rethinking how to achieve its mission of creating a thriving club life on campus. Many students have viewed this reworking as COSA becoming stricter. In reality, COSA is now going to act as a resource for leaders ofRead More

iPad Pro Program to be Implemented Next Fall

iPad Pro Program to be Implemented Next Fall

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Aiming to fix a range of problems with Choate’s one-to-one iPad program, the school’s Academic Technology and Information Technology Services (ITS) department recently decided to give all students and faculty an iPad Pro. Next fall, all new students will receive an iPad Pro, an Apple Pencil, and a protective caseRead More

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Colin Myles ’17: Football Recruit, Wrestling Star

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A big-time recruit from Sparta, New Jersey, and a two-season varsity athlete, Colin Myles ’17 has been a real asset to Choate’s football and wrestling teams this year.  Coming in as a postgraduate has given Myles an opportunity to enhance his skills on the field and on the mat forRead More

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Basketball Recruit Brad Landry ’18

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A Wallingford native, Brad Landry ’18 had always dreamed of attending Choate. This year, he was recruited to play for Boys’ Varsity Basketball. And, not surprisingly, Landry has proven to be a real asset to Choate’s basketball program. I met with him to discuss his history with basketball and hisRead More

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The Woes of Managing Wrestling

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate Boys’ Wrestling has a very interesting dynamic this year, which I’ve become privy to through my role as manager.  With two team captains and a mix of athletes from each grade, the wrestling team is anything but boring. Sam Madden ’17 said, “I’m not really sure if the freshmenRead More

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October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You may have heard of the postgraduate who is playing Senior Soccer. If not, then you are probably wondering what a PG is doing on the Senior Soccer team, which means we are all on the same page. George McGuirk ’17, a Madison, Connecticut native, arrived at Choate this yearRead More