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T-100: A Message from the 111th Masthead to 2018

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

To the Class of 2018, With a mere two weeks left in the winter term and exactly 100 days left at Choate, we are on the horizon of the most glorious time in our Choate careers: Senior Spring. Our time at Choate has built up to this moment, and nowRead More

2018-2019 School President and Vice President Elected

2018-2019 School President and Vice President Elected

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The votes are in, and the student body has spoken: Itai Mupanduki ’19 and Tommy Wachtell ’19 are Choate’s 2018-19 Student Body President and Vice President, respectively. Mupanduki summed up his plan for his term in three simple words: “For the people.” Mupanduki explained, “I will be here to benefitRead More

In 1991, students at First Hurrah were treated to a miniature ice castle.

“Under the Sea” First Hurrah Marks 100 Days to Commencement

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

What do you get when you combine chocolate-covered strawberries, upperclassman, and dancing? First Hurrah, of course! This year, the dance took place on Saturday, February 10, with the theme “Under the Sea.” While many understand what the tradition entails, its long and storied history that draws from traditions at bothRead More

Former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter hands a document to President Donald Trump P'00.

Trump’s Praise Of Rob Porter Promotes Violence Against Women

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On February 9, President Donald Trump P’00 praised former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter despite accusations of domestic abuse by Porter’s two ex-wives. Porter had resigned from his position just two days previously, after his former spouses, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, stated that they had been emotionally andRead More

Located at the heart of campus, Carrington House is currently unused.

Summer Programs to Move to Carrington

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Summer Programs Office, which is currently located at Gables House on Memorial Circle, is set to  move to Carrington House in the near future. Before moving to Gables, the four faculty members who work at the Summer Programs Offices were settled in the basement of the old St. JohnRead More

Sam Gallo ’19 Eclipses 1,000 Points

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 1 comment

The 1,000 point club is one of the most exclusive in high school basketball. Choate’s very own Sam Gallo ’19, a member of Girls Varsity Basketball, became one of the select few high school athletes to push themselves to the limit by earning it in her junior year. While 1,000Read More

Latin 350 Students Reenact the Past in Course Simulation

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For six class days in the winter term, one Latin 350 student’s to-do list looked like this: 1) Pass a consultum on at least one of the large issues for debate. 2) Take office as planned on January 1. 3) Gain as much power as possible. This was the missionRead More

The Allure of Oakdale Theatre

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In November 2017, Mr. Anderson Cooper and Mr. Andy Cohen performed live here in Wallingford. Mr. Cooper, the renowned journalist and CNN anchor, and Mr. Cohen, the famous late night talk show host, had the chance to sit down and talk with each other about some of their past experiences.Read More

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Tumendemberel ’18 Advances to the world individual debate championship

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At the Loomis Invitational Debate Tournament on January 14, Baji Tumendemberel ’18 qualified for the 2018 World Individual Debate and Public Speaking Championship, which will be held April 9 through April 15, in Cape Town, South Africa. As Co-Vice Captain of the Debate Team on campus, Tumendemberel has exhibited hisRead More