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New Schedule Affects Curriculum in All Departments

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After about five months into the school year, many students and faculty have fully recognized the effects of the schedule change. Although there are some clear benefits, faculty members have noticed disadvantages as well. Dr. Selena Gell, a Biology teacher, shared her opinion: “Overall, I really like the new schedule.Read More

Enhance the Student Council Election Process

Enhance the Student Council Election Process

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

I view the student council as the liaison between the student body and the administration — it enacts social reform aligning with the general interests and concerns of students. In general, the Choate council has proved effective in addressing the needs of our student body, having in recent years benefittedRead More

How to Navigate Junior Spring: One Senior’s Pro Tips and Advice

How to Navigate Junior Spring: One Senior’s Pro Tips and Advice

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Before a Cinderella-like dash to my dorm as the clock strikes midnight — although it’s a white Community Safety sedan rather than a horse-drawn carriage ferrying the heavy-eyed passenger — I lock the doors to the Newsroom: a forgotten room on the second floor of the Library, where it’s notRead More

Boys’ JV Hockey Co-Captains John Burt ’18 and Ian Merrick ’18 with the Grim Cup.

Boys’ JV Hockey Reclaim The Grim

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A few weeks ago, Choate’s JV hockey team beat Loomis Chaffee. However, this game wasn’t just like any other game for the two hockey teams. The two teams faced off against each other in the annual Grim Cup, whose history goes back a few years. A few years ago, longtimeRead More

Green Cup Encourages Campus-wide Sustainability

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since January 17, Mr. James Yanelli, Director of Student Activities, has sent out weekly emails providing information concerning every dorm’s energy consumption. This information stems from Choate’s participation in an energy conservation competition known as the Green Cup Challenge. This five-week competition promotes conservation, where each dorm on campus’ energyRead More

SpaceX launches the Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful rocket in history, on February 6 at 3:45 p.m.

SPACEX Launches New Era of Innovation

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

And with an earth-shattering roar, the Falcon Heavy blasted off the platform—the very same platform NASA used to transport astronauts to the moon decades ago—and into space, cheers erupting from the spectating crowd.  The colossal rocket, designed and built by SpaceX, launched into the sky on February 6 at 3:45Read More

Bekah Agwunobi '19 won the National Award for Aspirations in Computing.

Fifth Former Wins National Computer Science Award

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Each year, the National Center for Women in Technology presents an award called the National Award for Aspirations in Computing. This award is for young women in college and high school for their various accomplishments in Computer Science. This past year, 3600 high school women applied for this award. ThereRead More

Iranian Protests Must Grow to Eliminate Corruption

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since late December of 2017, sporadic protests have erupted in Iran challenging the current government. The protests are the biggest in the country since 2009, when large demonstrations sprung up over claims that the country’s presidential elections were manipulated in favor of the incumbent candidate.The current protests specifically challenge Iran’sRead More

The life of a student-athlete at Choate has numerous demands.

Sports vs. Academics: Struggles of Choate Athletes

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For students at Choate managing all of their commitments is hard enough, but for athletes playing winter sports it gets even harder. There is a limited number of indoor facilities for athletes to practice on, so teams have to practice at unusual times. There are 4 hockey teams on campusRead More