Articles by: Vincenzo DiNatale '19

New Schedule Affects Curriculum in All Departments

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After about five months into the school year, many students and faculty have fully recognized the effects of the schedule change. Although there are some clear benefits, faculty members have noticed disadvantages as well. Dr. Selena Gell, a Biology teacher, shared her opinion: “Overall, I really like the new schedule.Read More

Ms. Ellen Kaidanow (left) with her mother-in-law, also named Ellen Kaidanow, a Holocaust survivor.

Relative of Holocaust Survivor Encourages Being an Upstander

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As a part of the annual Spiritual Life’s Open House for All Peoples Week, a relative of a holocaust survivor was invited to campus: Ms. Ellen Kaidanow shared the story of her mother-in-law, who is also named Ellen Kaidanow, at school meeting on Tuesday, January 23. This event was organizedRead More

The Ineffectiveness of Adviser Conversations on Hookup Culture

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

First and foremost, it is important that our administration recognize and understand certain aspects of student life. If there are issues that the School can amend, it is imperative to be cognizant of them. In order to accomplish this, the School often organizes adviser meetings to spur discussions and collectRead More

ITS Takes Action to Fight Meltdown and Spectre Bugs

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many individuals take for granted the high speed their devices operate at. Especially at Choate, where technology is present in nearly every facet of our lives, devices meet our demands at seemingly instant rates. However, this comes with certain costs: The mechanisms that permit high speed operation make devices susceptibleRead More

Matt Bellace encouraged students to find a support system among peers.

Matt Bellace Encourages “Natural Highs”

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For the majority of the community, the second school day of the new year was filled with much more excitement than many anticipated. Dr. Matt Bellace, a professional speaker, psychologist, and comedian was invited to campus to offer his inspiring wisdom on drug and alcohol prevention. From Princeton, New Jersey,Read More

Local Resident to Open Ramen Shop

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Wallingford offers a variety of dining opportunities, with restaurants centered around Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, and Mexican cuisine all within the confinements of town. One local resident hopes to add to this array of dining opportunities: Tommy Zhou, a Wallingford resident, has plans to open Peking Blvd Asian Bistro byRead More

SRP students give their final presentations after months of research at professional laboratories.

SRP Students Give Final Research Presentations

November 10, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

The past week, the senior members of the Science Research Program (SRP) presented their final projects, which culminated two years of hard work and dedication to the signature program. As of this week, the senior members of the program have successfully completed both intensive and professional scientific endeavours and hadRead More

“It is never appropriate to use another culture as a plaything. It’s offensive and dehumanizing.”

Beware of Ridiculing Cultures on and off Campus

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  It is never acceptable when elements of one’s culture are caricatured by another. Take, for example, the holiday just past. A Halloween costume that depicts, say, a Native American should never be countenanced. Not only is it unlikely to accurately represent the traditional dress of that culture, but —Read More

Connecticut Public Education Faces Cuts

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

October 1 is typically the annual deadline for the distribution of a state’s education budget to public school districts. However, 2017 presents itself differently. Faced with a $3.5 million deficit, Connecticut state lawmakers have continually failed to reach an agreement on the state budget for this fiscal year. In recentRead More