Articles by: Samantha Stevenson '19

Mr. Jonas Akins served served in the U.S Navy from 2004 to 2010 and the Navy Reserve from 2010 to 2012

Choaties Who Have Defended the Nation

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Veterans’ Day, celebrated annually on November 11, honors the brave men and women who defend the United States in the five military branches: the Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Navy, and Air Force. At Choate, we have two faculty members who served in the U.S. military. Mr. Peter Dupont, Choate’sRead More

Pop Swim Enhances Community Ties

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you’re looking for a fun and interactive way to log community service hours, come to Pop Swim, Choate’s adaptive swimming program. Every Thursday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Choate volunteers work at the WJAC pool with children and adults with disabilities. Participants come from a variety of backgrounds andRead More

Daily Schedule Adjusted Upon Faculty Request

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On October 6, several adjustments were announced to tweak the nightly routine of the new schedule. This endeavor was spearheaded by Mr. James Stanley, Dean of Students, in collaboration with a committee of faculty. Concerns had arisen among the faculty about some aspects of the new schedule, which were recentlyRead More

Let’s Make Better Use of the Assessment Team

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Picture this: a student has been withdrawing from their friends. They spend most of their time in their room and have lost a significant amount of weight. Instead of being their light-hearted self, they have been sulking around school, even missing their classes. Last week, a sizable bruise appeared onRead More

Camp Hazen YMCA in Chester, CT hosted this year's prefect CLI training.

Prefects Return to Camp Hazen YMCA

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Three days before the start of preseason, prefects arrived on campus to attend training for the Choate Leadership Institute (CLI). After moving into their dorm rooms, they packed their sleeping bags and traveled to Camp Hazen YMCA in Chester, CT. There, prefects received lectures on important information concerning schoolRead 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

The Robotics Team traveled to Louisville, Ky., for the VEX Worlds Robotics Tournament where it won the Teamwork Award.

Choate Robotics Team: Best Teamwork in the world

May 12, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

The Choate Robotics Team lived up to its legacy this spring term, becoming the only New England team to accept the Teamwork Award at the VEX Worlds Robotics Tournament. Twelve members of the Choate Robotics Team spent five days, from April 19 through April 22, in Louisville, Kentucky competing inRead More

Photo by Shamari Harrington

A Taste of the Middle East

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students, faculty, and families packed into the Mellon Library Reading Room last Sunday, eager for “One Thousand and One Flavors,” a Middle Eastern dinner hosted by the Arabic Club. Co-presidents Amira Nazer ’17 and Lucas Ferrer ’17 and their faculty adviser, Mr. Georges Chahwan, Choate’s Arabic and Middle Eastern StudiesRead More

The Verdict Is in on The New JC

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Wednesday during form meetings, third, fourth, and fifth formers voted for students to represent their classes on the Judicial Committee (JC). In front of their respective forms, students running for the position gave speeches on why they would be effective JC representatives. Kate Spencer ’20 and Henry Susser ’20Read More