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Community Weekend Unites Campus and Town

March 26, 2016 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

Last year marked the debut of Wallingford’s Community Weekend, which celebrated the unity of the community and the 125th anniversary of Choate Rosemary Hall. Service Day took place that weekend, as well as several sports events that embody the spirit and enthusiasm of Choate. “I loved Community Weekend last yearRead More

Third Annual Service Day Inspires Students and Faculty

Third Annual Service Day Inspires Students and Faculty

March 26, 2016 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

Now in its third year, Choate’s annual Community Service Day has had its most prolific operation yet, with students and faculty packing over 20,000 more meals that what the school had expected. Choate students and faculty packed 170,424 meals on Friday, October 2. This year, Choate again partnered with HarvestRead More

Office 365 Group Spaces Met With Mixed Reviews

Office 365 Group Spaces Met With Mixed Reviews

March 26, 2016 at 7:17 pm 0 comments

As another year rolls around, returning students have started to notice changes around Choate’s campus. The most glaring physical change on campus may be the demolishing of St. John Hall, but many students have also noticed the launch of Office 365 Groups for clubs and organizations. The initiative was introducedRead More

Campus Laundry Service Washes Students’ Clothes in New Hampshire Facility

March 26, 2016 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

We’ve all seen the white trucks of E&R Campus Laundry and Dry Cleaners driving across the Choate campus and stopping in front of various dorms. Every week, our laundry bags are whisked away by truck drivers to the E&R headquarters located in Manchester, New Hampshire. According to Mr. Patrick Caveny,Read More

Deans Revise Absence Policy

Deans Revise Absence Policy

March 26, 2016 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

The start of a new school year brings with it some changes in Choate’s discipline policy. Choate has revised its absence policy in order to address the ineffectiveness of the previous years’ system. Students absent from any commitment, regardless of whether the commitment is academic or non-academic, will now penalizedRead More

Headmaster Curtis Unveils Student Center Plans

Headmaster Curtis Unveils Student Center Plans

March 26, 2016 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

Get ready, students! Ping-pong tables, foosball, large HD flat-screens, and a new Tuck Shop with an even larger collection of smoothies, burgers, and fries are coming your way. At last week’s school meeting, Headmaster Dr. Curtis unveiled the layout plans for the new Student Activities Center (SAC), to be calledRead More

Campus Doctor Begins Tenure

Campus Doctor Begins Tenure

March 26, 2016 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

With a wave of sickness circulating campus, it may not be long until you make a visit to the Health Center; when you’re there, you might meet Dr. Christopher Diamond, the new Director of the Health Center. Dr. Diamond, who was welcomed to the school at the September 16 all-schoolRead More

School Begins Review of Curriculum and Schedule

March 26, 2016 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Dr. Alex Curtis has been the headmaster at Choate for only five years. In that time, he has headed several advances to Choate Rosemary Hall and the school’s community, and has steered the creation of the Choate’s first Strategic Plan in more than 20 years. The Choate News had theRead More

College Counseling Launches New Program

March 26, 2016 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

A stream of sixth-formers rushed into the Lanphier Center last Wednesday to participate in the first ever Action Plan Program. The College Counseling Office held its first Action Plan Program, known as APP, for sixth-formers this past Wednesday. College counselors organized this special workshop to help students navigate the collegeRead More