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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

Mustafe Dahir'19 placed 2nd in New England, breaking the course record along the way.

Cross Country New England Championships

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, while most of the school was at Deerfield, Choate hosted the NEPSTA Division I Cross Country Championships. Fifteen teams ran in the boys’ races, while thirteen competed in the girls’ races, and despite the frigid weather, an exciting atmosphere surrounded the day of racing asRead More

Annika Chang-boeckman ’19 stuns at Singing recital

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Throughout a student’s time at Choate, it would be almost impossible to not either perform or attend a musical performance. This past Sunday, extremely talented Choate students participated in the Piano and Voice Recital in the Chapel to singing music from a broad range of styles, genres, and languages. ForRead More

Sarah Stern ‘21 returns during a heated set with Taft.

J.V. Volleyball Loses Close Match to Taft

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Girls’ JV Volleyball suffered a tough loss to Taft after staging a huge comeback in the final three sets. Both teams entered with stellar records, but one of Choate’s losses came earlier in the season to Taft, falling 3-0 at Taft. Heading into the second matchup against Taft, Choate wasRead More