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Choate Joins the Mastery Transcript Consortium

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As stated by the 2013 Choate Rosemary Hall Strategic Plan, “Choate cultivates a vibrant community of principled individuals from diverse backgrounds and unites them through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect.” The variety of backgrounds of Choate students means that students have different strengths and weaknesses. Simply placing studentsRead More

To the Choate Mailroom, A Letter of Appreciation

To the Choate Mailroom, A Letter of Appreciation

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The Mailroom, which last summer was relocated underneath the Dining Hall, is a means for students and faculty members to send and receive packages and mail. All of the students have their own mailboxes, and faculty members also receive packages from this space. It might seem shocking that theRead More

Students choose from vegetarian options inside the servery every Monday.

The Ideas behind Veg-Out Monday

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many schools and universities have implemented Meatless Monday programs to improve public health and promote environmental sustainability. The Humane Society, the nation’s largest animal protection organization and Meatless Monday advocacy group, was the inspiration for Choate to reduce the amount of meat served. Ms. Katrina Homan said, “we had connectionsRead More

Members of the Choate community need to make a more conscious effort to degender language in everyday conversation.

The Battle of Degendering Colloquial Speech

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“Alright, guys, I’ll see you later.” A while back, I ended a conversation using this phrase with a few friends, all of whom were female. Admittedly, when I said it, it sounded ordinary to me. It was only upon guilty retrospect did I realize how awkward it sounded to addressRead More

DeerFIeld Day Recap

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Deerfield Day didn’t go as planned this year, but every team still played well. Here’s a recap of 5 of the biggest games from Deerfield Day. Varsity Volleyball: The Choate girls dominated from the first serve until the final point. Deerfield made the Choate girls work hard for the win,Read More

New Faculty: Ms. Cindy Okrah

New Faculty: Ms. Cindy Okrah

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Ms. Cindy Okrah has joined the Choate community as a World History and Contemporary Issues teacher. Ms. Okrah taught at a public school for more than nine years in New York City, where she grew up, in addition to doing some consulting work. However, Ms. Okrah took someRead More

Two children visit a memorial for the victims of the Sutherland Spring shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

To Manage Gun Violence, Advocates Must Become Moderates

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On November 5, gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, clad in all black tactical gear and armed with a semi-automatic tactical rifle, entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and began firing on churchgoers, killing 25 people and an unborn child and wounding 20 others. The shooting was the fifthRead More

Governor-elect of Virginia Ralph Northam strides onto stage at a campaign event.

One Year After Trump, Progressive Recovery Is In Sight

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

November 8, 2017 marked one year since Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States. As one of the many blemishes marring America’s history, his election is often a painful memory that lingers in the minds of millions across the political spectrum. Despite the horrifying decisions TrumpRead More

The Intricacies of Recordings in the College Process

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As seniors this fall go through the ever difficult college application process, those particularly music-oriented will make recordings displaying a particular talent, whether it be instrumental or voice. These recordings are only made by certain students who are performing at an extremely high level, and have hopes of going toRead More