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Meet the Sharpest Pet Around

Meet the Sharpest Pet Around

March 26, 2016 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

Dr. Allison M. Nishitani, a new science teacher and an adviser at Library, recently adopted a baby hedgehog named Calliope. Dr. Nishitani’s decision to get a hedgehog was “very random.” After seeing Mr. Ben Small’s pet snake, Max, in the science center, Dr. Nishitani decided that she wanted to haveRead More

Underground Music Club Rocks Out

March 26, 2016 at 8:10 pm 0 comments

Walking around the PMAC on Friday nights, you’re likely to experience some strange sights—late-night painters, flutists “cramming” for their next orchestra solo, wandering a cappella groups… Now, though, you might stumble upon a new group: C Underground Rock Band. The club hosted its first meeting last Friday in the PMACRead More

Pounds and Pounds of Pumpkin

March 26, 2016 at 7:22 pm 0 comments

Held annually during the last weekend of September, the Durham Fair, also known as Connecticut’s largest agricultural fair, has remained a hub of entertainment for residents of the Durham area and beyond. Attractions range from roller coasters to fried dough to Craig Morgan concerts, giving Choaties an opportunity to sampleRead More

Try a New Taste in Town

March 26, 2016 at 7:21 pm 0 comments

Tired of your same old weekend restaurant rotation? Want to change it up, but are unsure of other options? Well, look no further! Here are two options—one sweet and one savory—to explore the next time you’re out and about.    Sweet: Alyssa’s Cakery The What: Asking someone to Garden Party?Read More

It’s A Bird… It’s A Plane…  It’s Super Blood Moon!

It’s A Bird… It’s A Plane… It’s Super Blood Moon!

March 26, 2016 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

On Sunday night the 27th of September, students and faculty headed out to observe the lunar eclipse. For nearly three hours, over 30 students participated in a viewing hosted by Mr. Doug Wolff, Choate astronomy and physics teacher. Mr. Wolff and his wife, Mrs. Lynn Wolff, aimed two portable telescopesRead More

Let’s Talk Study Spots

March 26, 2016 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

How easy is it to find a good study space in  458 acres of land? We’re here to help. Best Places 1. Library study rooms, where the only sound is the juniors hitting their heads on the wall. 2. Library personal desks. Nothing’s personal about twenty other people monitoring eachRead More

There’s No Place Like Home

March 26, 2016 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

When you step foot on Choate campus you become a member of the Choate community—a Choatie—but each and every one of us carries a little bit of our hometown within us. Each town is different, and holds memories that will follow us no matter where we are. Here are someRead More

A Rousing Song

March 26, 2016 at 6:31 pm 3 comments

“Duh duh duh, duh-duh-duh duh duh duh, duh-duh-duh DAH, duh duh duh…” As some may recognize, the Choate School Song begins with the above intro line (which unfortunately loses some of its charm in writing…). Anyone who has been at Choate for more than a few months probably already hasRead More

Wallingford’s Latest Shop: The Inside Scoop

Wallingford’s Latest Shop: The Inside Scoop

March 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

Dining hall ice cream not cutting it? Desiring a flavor other than vanilla or chocolate? Recently opened on Center Street next to Vinny’s Deli, Sweet Cream’s Ice Cream has a wide variety of flavors from Salted Caramel to their most frequently requested flavor, Nutella Chocolate Chip. The owner, Raul Hernandez,Read More