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Students Attend Local Diversity Leadership Conference

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Sunday, April 23, 27 students represented Choate at the annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) held at the Loomis Chaffee School. This conference consisted of students from various independent schools across Connecticut, both day and boarding. “Our school brought a diverse group of kids, which is great. I thinkRead More

The Kohler Environmental Center, a leading environmental research and education center, opened in 2011.

KEC Wins Prestigious Architectural Award

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The home of Choate’s cutting-edge environmental research and education program, the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC), was awarded the 2017 AIA/CAE Educational Facility Design Award of Excellence by the American Institute of Architects on Wednesday, April 26. AIA’s awards committee chair wrote in a letter, “If you believe, as I do,Read More

Freshman Advances to International Linguistics Tournament

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Competing against over 1,500 students in the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad, Heidi Lei ’20 came in third, placing her into the International Linguistics Olympiad. For the competition, Lei had to solve a variety of linguistic puzzles, through which she learned about the diversity and consistency of languages, as sheRead More

Freshman Organizes P-Cup for Girls’ Dorms

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For much of Choate’s history, there has been an annual boys’ dorm softball tournament known as President’s Cup, or P-Cup. Over the years, there have been many attempts at getting a girls’ competition started, though none have ever been successful. This year, a new girls’ dorm soccer P-Cup initiative hopesRead More

Spring CLI Trains Incoming Leaders

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Newly elected C-Proctors, returning and new members of the Assessment Team, and Peer Educator Committee attended a day-long conference to develop and hone leadership skills for the upcoming school year. This conference, the third Choate Leadership Institute (CLI), was held this past Monday, May 1, in Getz Auditorium. Mr. WillRead More

Gender Designations Removed from Prize Day

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, in the last all-school gathering before graduation, the entirety of the Choate community comes together to celebrate outstanding students. This is Prize Day, an event that traditionally centers, however subtly, on a binary system based on gender. The School Seal Prize, for example, has long been won byRead More

Civil Rights Lawyer Wins 2017 Alumni Award

Civil Rights Lawyer Wins 2017 Alumni Award

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For her dedication to combating discrimination and promoting civil rights, Ms. Kristen Melissa Clarke ’93 was presented with the 2017 Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni Award last Wednesday, May 3. From Brooklyn, New York, Ms. Clarke is the President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law,Read More

Choate Attends Asian American Conference

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Two weeks ago on Sunday, April 9, a group of eight Choate students and one faculty member, Ms. Yuxin Xie, traveled to Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts for the Seventh Annual Asian American Footsteps Conference. The purpose of the conference was to provide students of Asian descent with a safeRead More

New St. John Brings Delight and Questions

New St. John Brings Delight and Questions

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The world-class, state-of-the-art St. John Hall Student Center officially opened to the community on Monday, April 10. This 37,000 square foot building, located in the heart of campus, was designed to enhance the student experience at Choate. Director of Student Activities Mr. Jim Yanelli said, “Students always interact collaboratively, butRead More