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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

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