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Mr. Warren has been a friendly face in the library since 1976.

Mr. Warren to Leave Role in the Mellon Library

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After 41 years at Choate, librarian Mr. Craig Warren will retire at the end of this year. Mr. Warren’s first librarian job was in the Connecticut State Prison in Somers where he worked for three and half years in the 1970s. In February of 1976, he became Choate’s Librarian. “He’sRead More

Review of Choate’s Mental Health Support Systems

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

One only has to glance at the blue and yellow Student Resources poster to see the variety of student-driven support groups that comprise a safety net for students at Choate. In the past year, students have created new clubs and committees to offer peers support, with a wide range ofRead More

Mr. James leads an English class discussion.

Mr. James Steps Down from 43-Year Tenure as Faculty

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Mr. Doug James is retiring this academic year after forty-three years of commitment to the Choate Community. Mr. James was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. He attended a public school in Syracuse, and from there he went to Princeton University, where he majored in Political Science. During hisRead More

Departing Faculty Profiles

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Mr. Paul Jackson As the year draws to a close, language teacher Mr. Paul Jackson plans on moving to the South to continue teaching and undertake a director role, as well as be closer to his father’s family. During his two years at Choate, Mr. Jackson has taught both ChineseRead More

Students crowd around Mr. Stowe as he demonstrates a concept.

After 35 Years of Dedication, Mr. Stowe Retires

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In his 35th year at Choate, Mr. Lawrence Stowe, a physics teacher and archery coach, is retiring. He has contributed immensely to the Choate community and influenced the lives of those around him, Mr. Stowe will be missed by everybody he has crossed paths with here. Mr. Stowe received hisRead More

Mr. Foster, now an HPRSS teacher, began his teaching career in math.

Mr. Foster Bids Farewell

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In just a couple weeks, a number of admirable faculty members will be departing from the Choate community. Among them is Mr. Tom Foster, an HPRSS teacher who has worked on campus for 40 years. Before coming to Choate, Mr. Foster  taught at the Moses Brown School in Providence, RhodeRead More

Powering Down Wi-Fi Shutoff

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Twenty-four-hour Wi-fi at Choate may not be just a dream for much longer. The Student Council sent a proposal to Mr. James Stanley, the Dean of Students, last Thursday on extending the internet hours for students, specifically during junior spring and senior fall and winter terms. The Student Council hopesRead More

The Robotics Team traveled to Louisville, Ky., for the VEX Worlds Robotics Tournament where it won the Teamwork Award.

Choate Robotics Team: Best Teamwork in the world

May 12, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

The Choate Robotics Team lived up to its legacy this spring term, becoming the only New England team to accept the Teamwork Award at the VEX Worlds Robotics Tournament. Twelve members of the Choate Robotics Team spent five days, from April 19 through April 22, in Louisville, Kentucky competing inRead More

One Man’s Trash, Another Man’s Fashion

One Man’s Trash, Another Man’s Fashion

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

During the midday conference block on Friday, April 21, a major commotion in the Dining Hall had many captivated. Tables were moved to the sides, and students could be seen strutting down the massive aisle in colorful, unusual garments for the annual Trashion Show, organized by the C-Proctors. In thisRead More