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New Faculty: Ms. Tara Burns

New Faculty: Ms. Tara Burns

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Dance has been a lifelong passion for Hamden resident Ms. Tara Burns, a newly hired dance teacher at Choate. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance, and she earned an M.A. in Digital Performance from Hull University at Doncaster. Ms. BurnsRead More

SAC dances host both student and professional DJs.

Choate DJ Association to be Recruited for SAC Dances

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

There are many elements that need to be present to make up a good SAC dance – a big crowd, creative lighting, and the theme of the dance, to name a few. However, the most critical part of the dance is the music. The crowd can flip moods quickly whenRead More

SRP students give their final presentations after months of research at professional laboratories.

SRP Students Give Final Research Presentations

November 10, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

The past week, the senior members of the Science Research Program (SRP) presented their final projects, which culminated two years of hard work and dedication to the signature program. As of this week, the senior members of the program have successfully completed both intensive and professional scientific endeavours and hadRead More

New March Break Study Abroad to Havana, Cuba

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Choate community is currently preparing to launch a new global studies program in Cuba that will take place over the upcoming 2018 spring break. The trip, which is eight days long and open to all students, was initiated and developed by Choate faculty Mr. Yaser Robles and Ms. JessicaRead More

The History of Deerfield Day

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For one day during the fall term, Choate students dress in as much Choate gear as they possibly can, cover their faces with gold and blue face paint, and gather to cheer for competing athletes. This is Deerfield Day, or, as Deerfield students call it, Choate Day. It’s a 74Read More

Students on the U.S. government and politics trip meet with Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.

Government and Politics Students Visit the U.S. Capital

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you noticed a few of your fellow classmates and teammates absent from classes and sports from Sunday, October 29, to Tuesday, October 31, then it was most likely due to the recent US Government and Politics (often referred to by its former name, API) class trip to Washington D.C.Read More

The winning Deerfield Day T-shirt design (above) was voted on by the student body.

Deerfield Day T-Shirt Design Chosen

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

When Choate and Deerfield face off tomorrow, for the annual Deerfield Day, the competition will not be limited to athletics. Deerfield Day is always an opportunity for the students to showcase their school spirit. One way that Choate students do this is through wearing Deerfield Day T-shirts. The overall winnerRead More

Two Schools, Two Dr. Curtises: A Rivalry Built Upon Friendship

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As we approach Deerfield Day — or Choate Day, as our friends in the Emerald City call it — sports teams are getting ready to compete while spectators are preparing  to board the rooter buses to cheer on their classmates. Students at Choate and Deerfield alike look forward to theRead More

Student Council Embarks on Community Listening Tour

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Choate’s Student Council has forgone tradition, embarking upon an entirely new project that extends into more facets of the Choate community than ever. Form representatives have been attending the meetings of a wide range of clubs and organizations on campus, having conversations with club leaders, members, and facultyRead More