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Slam Poem Presents Pertinent Social Issue

March 26, 2016 at 6:21 pm 0 comments

In the past few years, art has increasingly become a means by which to comment on social norms. Through her slam poem titled “Gentry-Phi-Cation,” Saroya Marsh, a 26-year-old preschool teacher and youth mentor from the Bronx, NY, has received wide praise for her array of slam poems. Recently, Marsh performedRead More

Robison ’16: Piano Paragon

Robison ’16: Piano Paragon

March 26, 2016 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

Evan Robison ’16 and Celina Lin ’16 captivated the community during last week’s all-school meeting when they premiered Robison’s newly composed classical piece for two, titled A Perfect Breeze.  Not surprisingly, the crowd was enthralled, and Robison and Lin both received standing ovations for their performance. However, it was theRead More

Fire Alarm Interrupts Holiday Ball

Fire Alarm Interrupts Holiday Ball

March 26, 2016 at 6:17 pm 0 comments

During Holiday Ball this part Saturday, December 12, a fire alarm astounded and confused many Choate students, who were busy dancing to the music, eating chocolate covered strawberries, and taking memorable photos. According to Director of the Student Activities Center, Mr. Jim Yanelli, the fire alarm was set off inRead More

Saying Farewell to a Mailroom Icon:  Bill Murphy

Saying Farewell to a Mailroom Icon: Bill Murphy

March 26, 2016 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

Every time students and faculty visit the mailroom to pick up a package or a letter, the kind and cheerful mailroom supervisor Mr. Bill Murphy is at the mailroom window to greet them. After working at Choate for five years, Bill will be retiring at the end of December. DevotedRead More

Student Diversity Leadership Conference

Student Diversity Leadership Conference

March 26, 2016 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

A group of Choate students and faculty members travelled to Tampa, Florida, not to soak up the sun, but rather to discuss important issues about race and gender, religion, socioeconomic status, as well as other diversity identifiers. Students and faculty participated in the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC), a multiculturalRead More

“Heartbeat” by Charles Pétillon

March 18, 2016 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

Charles Pétillon, a French artist, has always been known for photographing balloons in different places and positions. Though his pieces typically sit in lifeless clusters, on August 27 he brought his work to life in London’s Convent Garden Market Building, creating a massive piece called “Heartbeat.” When looking at theRead More

Student Council President and Vice President 2016-2017

Student Council President and Vice President 2016-2017

February 23, 2016 at 7:10 pm 1 comment

This spring, newly-elected Student Council President Cecilia Zhou ’17 and Vice President Namsai Sethpornpong ’17, will assume their positions and lead the school into the 2016-2017 academic year. In the all-school meeting on Wednesday, February 10, ten rising seniors stood on the main stage of the Paul Mellon Arts CenterRead More