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The Illusion was written by visiting playwright Tony Kushner

Choate Fall Production: The Illusion

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, the Arts Center hosts three main stage productions in the fall, winter, and spring terms. This trimester was no different. From Thursday, November 2 through  Saturday, November 4, the arts center was packed with audiences coming to see The Illusion. This term, people were able to see theRead More

New March Break Study Abroad to Havana, Cuba

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Choate community is currently preparing to launch a new global studies program in Cuba that will take place over the upcoming 2018 spring break. The trip, which is eight days long and open to all students, was initiated and developed by Choate faculty Mr. Yaser Robles and Ms. JessicaRead More

Robert Mueller’s Counsel Begins to Uncover Trump’s Russian Corruption

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since Robert Mueller’s appointment in May as special counsel to investigate Russia’s role in Donald Trump’s P’00 2016 presidential campaign, not much progress seems to have been made in understanding how and why the Russians interfered in the election. However, during the week of October 30, several new revelations wereRead More

The Choate fan section cheers on Girls Varsity Volleyball on Deerfield Day.

Healthy, Not Heated: Respecting our Rival

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boars knock down doors. Who’s house? C-house. Scoreboard. All this and more are chanted energetically by Choate students on Deerfield Day, and they all revolve around the “us vs. them” paradigm. Interestingly, something that we fight against brings our community closer than any other event on campus. We’ve witnessed theRead More

A pilot program between the KEC and the Wallingford Board of Education, Kinderwoods educates Wallingford kindergarteners on nature.

Kinderwoods bridges Environmental Immersion and Wallingford Youth

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Choate is an open campus that is integrated into the Wallingford community, possessing a tight partnership with Wallingford and hosting events with the town throughout the year. Last year, the Wallingford Board of Education and the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC) furthered this partnership by collaborating to launch a pilotRead More

The History of Deerfield Day

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For one day during the fall term, Choate students dress in as much Choate gear as they possibly can, cover their faces with gold and blue face paint, and gather to cheer for competing athletes. This is Deerfield Day, or, as Deerfield students call it, Choate Day. It’s a 74Read More

In the Water with Ms. Brooke Fichera

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the scheme of Choate sports, Water Polo is one of the lesser understood by those on campus. But to those who know the sport, they’re well aware of the ferocity and difficulty of the game. This only makes the job of Ms. Brooke Fichera that much harder as headRead More

Josephine Hong’s ’19 style has evolved since coming to Choate.

A LA MODE

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In celebration of “spirit week,” I introduce Josephine Hong ’19, one of our school’s very own fashion icons, and a woman whose style has evolved since entering Choate. “I wore collared shirts and shorts and nice little coats,” said Hong, describing her style as a freshman. However, if you’ve recentlyRead More

Pop Swim Enhances Community Ties

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you’re looking for a fun and interactive way to log community service hours, come to Pop Swim, Choate’s adaptive swimming program. Every Thursday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Choate volunteers work at the WJAC pool with children and adults with disabilities. Participants come from a variety of backgrounds andRead More