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Catching Up With the Faculty Pets

Catching Up With the Faculty Pets

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Imagine this: You’re walking up to the dining hall after sports. At the base of Hill House, you see an adorable golden retriever tied to a lamppost. You sit down next to the dog and pet it for a few minutes. When your impatient friends’ texts finally compel you toRead More

Chip’s in the dining hall

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You’ve probably caught a glimpse of the enormous taxidermic moose head perched above the senior section of Hill House Dining Hall — it’s pretty hard to miss — but have you ever wondered how it ended up there, or even how it got in Choate’s possession? Serena Sandweiss ’20 hasRead 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

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

Want Cake? Run the Cross Country Course

Want Cake? Run the Cross Country Course

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you ran the cross country course last Wednesday, November 15, you may have been met with an unexpected gift: a free cake for your efforts. The Cake Race, taking place the last Wednesday of the fall term, is a yearly tradition encouraging runners both in and out of crossRead More

Mr. Jeff Beaton presents to students in Los Angeles with the Ten Schools Admissions Organization.

From International Visits to Info Sessions, Admission Improves Outreach

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As the admission season progresses at Choate, students from all over the world and from many different backgrounds regularly fill our campus. However, there is a long process that goes on behind the scenes in Archbold to make sure everything fits into place. Some of the biggest projects are theRead More

To the Choate Mailroom, A Letter of Appreciation

To the Choate Mailroom, A Letter of Appreciation

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The Mailroom, which last summer was relocated underneath the Dining Hall, is a means for students and faculty members to send and receive packages and mail. All of the students have their own mailboxes, and faculty members also receive packages from this space. It might seem shocking that theRead More

The Perks of Service Academies

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By now, seniors are all too familiar with the stress and rush of the four-year college application process — we’ve heard the words “Common App,” and “holistic” repeated ad nauseum, and most of us simply can’t wait for the entire process to be over. However, there’s another, albeit smaller, subsetRead More

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