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Unusually Warm Weather Brings Speculation for the Future

November 23, 2016 at 11:44 am 0 comments

Have you noticed the unseasonably warm weather this fall? If so, you are not alone. This autumn has been especially warm, according to both locals and visitors alike. Past data shows that a typical Connecticut autumn has temperatures at an average of the low 50s. However, students have noticed thatRead More

Mock Election: Choate Leans Left and the Nation Objects

Mock Election: Choate Leans Left and the Nation Objects

November 9, 2016 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

Early this morning, we received news of Donald Trump’s presidential victory after nearly two acrimonious years of campaigning. Yesterday, polls across the country opened around 7:00 a.m., and the American people began casting their votes. Here at Choate, we asked students to do the same. An online poll sent viaRead More

Falling Ceiling Tile Barely Misses Student in Dining Hall

October 21, 2016 at 10:31 am 0 comments

A falling tile from the ceiling of the dining hall barely missed Niklas Butchma ’17 during dinner a few days ago. Choate’s Facilities Services attached the tile back to the ceiling. According to Mr. Jeff Millers, Director of Facilities Services, this is an isolated incident. Mr. Miller continued, “The tilesRead More

Choate Alum elected Chair of the International Olympic Committee Athlete’s Commission

October 19, 2016 at 11:35 am 0 comments

Angela Ruggiero ’98 was elected as Chair of the International Olympic Committee Athlete’s Commission during the 2016 Rio Olympics this summer. Ruggiero is a former ice hockey player who has competed in four winter Olympics, winning one gold, two silver, and one bronze medal. Her first Olympics was in Nagano,Read More

KEC Trash: A History; A Future

KEC Trash: A History; A Future

September 18, 2016 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

A walk through the woods of the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC) often unearths unnatural specimens. A rusting red truck rests on the streambed covered in bittersweet vines, a dirty sink leans under large oak trees, an old stove crouches among the bright yellow flowers of lesser celandine, and an unwantedRead More

Boys’ Crew Sees Triumph and Hardship in Henley Royal Regatta

Boys’ Crew Sees Triumph and Hardship in Henley Royal Regatta

July 23, 2016 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

Fourteen members of the Choate boys’ rowing team mingled with some of the best crews in the world on June 28 in England at the Henley Royal Regatta, one of the most prestigious rowing events in world. Two Choate boats competed in the regatta: an eight-man crew and a four-manRead More

Photo courtesy of Kim Hastings

Orchestra Performs Across Europe in Biennial Summer Trip

June 23, 2016 at 11:16 pm 0 comments

Following the end of classes on June 2, most Choate students were hastily packing and departing campus. However, 49 members of the Symphony Orchestra prepared to catch a flight to Germany, where their two-week international tour would soon begin. Every other year, the Choate Symphony Orchestra travels out of theRead More

A Celebration of Mr. Tom Hill

A Celebration of Mr. Tom Hill

June 2, 2016 at 7:13 am 0 comments

Reflecting on his job as an overseer of the dining hall the day before his retirement from Choate, Mr. Tom Hill said, “Every day, it astounds me how many good things I see. Sometimes I see someone stopping to help when a child drops and breaks a plate. Or IRead More

A Review of the Choate Economics Team

May 28, 2016 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

Four members of the Choate Economics Competition Team participated in the National Economics Challenge in New York from May 21 to May 23 and earned third place. Ryan Dant ’16, Cecilia Lin ’16, Dominque Williams ’16, and Albert Zhang ’16 competed in the Adam Smith division of the competition, whichRead More