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A pilot program between the KEC and the Wallingford Board of Education, Kinderwoods educates Wallingford kindergarteners on nature.

Kinderwoods bridges Environmental Immersion and Wallingford Youth

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Choate is an open campus that is integrated into the Wallingford community, possessing a tight partnership with Wallingford and hosting events with the town throughout the year. Last year, the Wallingford Board of Education and the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC) furthered this partnership by collaborating to launch a pilotRead 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

Since 1912, Honor Code Ensures Trust on Campus

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“On my honor,” a student hastily scribbles on her assessment before handing it in. Choate Rosemary Hall’s Honor Pledge –– in full: On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid –– is often taken for granted on campus, with a framed copy of the code in eachRead More

From escape rooms to restaurants, Wallingford provides a variety of culinary and entertainment options.

Free Time? Go to Town

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While entertainment opportunities abound on campus, the Choate community is also surrounded by the vibrant town of Wallingford. Last week, Michelle Zhuang ’18 took to the streets to find the best entertainment options in town – all a short walk or Uber away. Doolittle Park Searching for a slice ofRead More

In its most popular year yet, Celebrate Wallingford highlighted the importance of community.

Community Celebrates Wallingford

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, tents lined the streets, North and South Main Street were closed to traffic, and hundreds of Wallingford citizens swarmed the area. This was Celebrate Wallingford, a yearly event dedicated to showcasing the impact of local vendors on the community. Filled with food,Read More

Witches, Welding, and Wallinford’s history

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You may be familiar with the histories behind The Choate School and Rosemary Hall, which were founded in 1896 and 1890, respectively, but have you ever stopped to wonder how the town of Wallingford came to be? Wallingford’s origins lie in 1667, 350 years ago, when 38 planters and freemenRead 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

Students from the Class of 2017 wore their senior sweaters to last year’s Deerfield Day.

Senior Sweaters Display School Spirit

October 6, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

  Watch for sweaters with a giant ‘C’ appearing on campus. These are the distinguished senior sweaters, a longstanding Choate tradition involving exclusive apparel only to be purchased by the sixth form class. Though you’ll soon see the Class of 2018 sporting these sweaters, the history of senior sweaters hasRead More

The inaugural PINK Color Run takes place this Sunday, October 8.

PINK Color Run Makes Strides for Planned Parenthood

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Colors! Sweat! Paint! Music! Fun! This year’s inaugural PINK Color Run, organized by Women on Developing Empowering Resolutions (WONDER) and co-sponsored by many gender equality clubs on campus, is literally making strides to support women’s rights. The color run will take place this Sunday, October 8, and all proceedsRead More