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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

An Inspiration and The Epitome of Generosity: Remembering Mr. Jim Paradise

An Inspiration and The Epitome of Generosity: Remembering Mr. Jim Paradise

March 26, 2016 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

After an industrious eighteen-year career in the Athletics Department as the Equipment Manager and Supervisor, Mr. Jim Paradise passed away in July after contracting an unexpected disease. In addition to his involvement at Choate, Mr. Paradise was dedicated to his family and had also coached local football leagues in theRead More

Construction Relocates Day Student Lounges

Construction Relocates Day Student Lounges

March 26, 2016 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Fifth and sixth form day students may have been surprised when they returned to campus to find a hallway full of lockers and a sign posed on the door of their day student lounge (DSL) that read, “Emergency Egress.” Without warning, the fifth and sixth form DSL had been closedRead More

Renowned Educator Talks Social Dynamics

March 26, 2016 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

Relationships are difficult to navigate. Add in a group of teenagers, and relationships seem nearly impossible. Renowned educator and expert on teen culture and relationships Ms. Rosalind Wiseman visited Choate last Tuesday, September 15 to speak to the community about a variety of topics, including hook-ups, teenage relationships, power dynamics,Read More

OneDrive or One Problem?

March 26, 2016 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

Prepare to say goodbye to Dropbox. Beginning this fall term, Choate is encouraging students and faculty to use OneDrive, a cloud storage service by Microsoft that allows users to easily create, edit, and sync files. The switch to OneDrive benefits the school in several ways. Last year, Choate moved itsRead More