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Choate Ethics Bowl Club Tackles Moral Dilemmas

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

No one can deny that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is known for great basketball, but it is also, less conspicuously, known as the the founder of the National High School Ethics Bowl. The Ethics Bowl is an annual competition intended to “create spaces and framework forRead More

Members of the robotics team test their robot at the competition.

Choate Hosts Robotics Tournament

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While most students relaxed into long weekend on February 2, the Choate Robotics Team was preparing for the annual Choate Robotics Tournament. This year’s tournament was the second that Choate has hosted. The competition was held in the Worthington Johnson Athletic Center, where 49 high school teams, including nine ChoateRead More

School to Survey Seniors This Spring

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last spring, just over 50% of sixth formers completed the Senior Survey, a mix of multiple choice, rating scale, and open response questions designed to give seniors a chance to reflect on their experiences at Choate. The survey takes about ten minutes to complete and includes questions about experience, impact,Read More

Misstique Drive  Collects Feminine Hygiene Products

Misstique Drive Collects Feminine Hygiene Products

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From January 30 to February 13, large bins were placed around campus as a part of Misstique’s pad and tampon drive. Misstique is a feminist magazine which empowers women by talking openly about female struggles. Abigail Drummond ’18, Editor-in-Chief of Misstique, formed the publication last year. Misstique hopes to inspireRead More

New Schedule Affects Curriculum in All Departments

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After about five months into the school year, many students and faculty have fully recognized the effects of the schedule change. Although there are some clear benefits, faculty members have noticed disadvantages as well. Dr. Selena Gell, a Biology teacher, shared her opinion: “Overall, I really like the new schedule.Read More

Green Cup Encourages Campus-wide Sustainability

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since January 17, Mr. James Yanelli, Director of Student Activities, has sent out weekly emails providing information concerning every dorm’s energy consumption. This information stems from Choate’s participation in an energy conservation competition known as the Green Cup Challenge. This five-week competition promotes conservation, where each dorm on campus’ energyRead More

Bekah Agwunobi '19 won the National Award for Aspirations in Computing.

Fifth Former Wins National Computer Science Award

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Each year, the National Center for Women in Technology presents an award called the National Award for Aspirations in Computing. This award is for young women in college and high school for their various accomplishments in Computer Science. This past year, 3600 high school women applied for this award. ThereRead More

2018-2019 School President and Vice President Elected

2018-2019 School President and Vice President Elected

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The votes are in, and the student body has spoken: Itai Mupanduki ’19 and Tommy Wachtell ’19 are Choate’s 2018-19 Student Body President and Vice President, respectively. Mupanduki summed up his plan for his term in three simple words: “For the people.” Mupanduki explained, “I will be here to benefitRead More

President’s Day Gives Consecutive Long Weekends

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On the night of Thursday, January 26 at 8:43 p.m., many students were in their rooms hurriedly trying to finish their homework. That was when the email arrived. Members of the community heard the familiar chime of a new email and found out that they wouldn’t be going to classesRead More