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Giving Through the Ages: a History of Community Service Day

Giving Through the Ages: a History of Community Service Day

March 26, 2016 at 7:54 pm 0 comments

On Thursday, October 1, Choate students, staff, and faculty gathered in the Paul Mellon Arts Center (PMAC) for a special program in preparation for Choate’s annual Community Service Day. This special program included an introduction to William and Jennifer McNally, the founders of Harvest Pack; a preview of the movieRead More

Boar Pen Returns

Boar Pen Returns

March 26, 2016 at 7:52 pm 0 comments

What many students have taken to calling “the resurging Boar Pen” has lately been sweeping Choate’s home athletic contests. Boar Pen has traditionally been a senior-led group aiming to increase school spirit. This year’s Boar Pen, however, seems to be different. The group has already started to make its presenceRead More

Community Weekend Unites Campus and Town

March 26, 2016 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

Last year marked the debut of Wallingford’s Community Weekend, which celebrated the unity of the community and the 125th anniversary of Choate Rosemary Hall. Service Day took place that weekend, as well as several sports events that embody the spirit and enthusiasm of Choate. “I loved Community Weekend last yearRead More

Third Annual Service Day Inspires Students and Faculty

Third Annual Service Day Inspires Students and Faculty

March 26, 2016 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

Now in its third year, Choate’s annual Community Service Day has had its most prolific operation yet, with students and faculty packing over 20,000 more meals that what the school had expected. Choate students and faculty packed 170,424 meals on Friday, October 2. This year, Choate again partnered with HarvestRead More

Volleyball Sweeps Double Header, Advances to 3-0 Record

Volleyball Sweeps Double Header, Advances to 3-0 Record

March 26, 2016 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

Girls’ Varsity Volleyball is off to a great start so far this season. With two consecutive New England champion titles in 2012 and 2013 and a 15-1 record in 2014, the team has set a demanding precedent. However, with the hard work and lead of respected Coach David Loeb, thisRead More

Field Hockey Scrapes Past Ethel Walker, 4-3

Field Hockey Scrapes Past Ethel Walker, 4-3

March 26, 2016 at 7:37 pm 0 comments

On Saturday, Girls’ Varsity Field Hockey opened up their season against a traditional rival, Ethel Walker. The team didn’t expect particularly strong competition from the girls in purple and gold, but this game goes to show the danger of underestimating your enemy. Still, after a tough battle, Choate perservered: asRead More

On the Sideline with Charlie Fuentes

March 26, 2016 at 7:35 pm 0 comments

With no losses to his name this year, and a hard-working, enthusiastic squad at his hand, Coach Charlie Fuentes couldn’t ask for much more from his new environment at Choate. The new Boys’ Varsity Soccer coach has already established a great level of respect among not only his players, butRead More

Need for Diversity in Media Representation

Need for Diversity in Media Representation

March 26, 2016 at 7:34 pm 0 comments

On September 20th, 2015, acclaimed actress Viola Davis made history; at the 67th Emmy Awards, Davis became the first African-American actress to win the Emmy for leading actress in a drama. Viola Davis called for more diversity in the media in her Emmy acceptance speech. She began the speech withRead More

World Must Aid Refugees

World Must Aid Refugees

March 26, 2016 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

After months of apathy, we are finally paying attention to the ongoing refugee crisis that has been taking place in Europe this year. Media outlets are giving Syrian refugees and desperate migrants the focus they deserve, and we are finally beginning to talk about our collective responsibility to ensure thatRead More