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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

Defenseman Kyle Sanborn ’19 and goaltender Jackson Elkins ’18 follow a puck out of the zone.

Boys’ Basketball Tops Exeter

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

    After losing by a combined 55 points over the past 2 seasons, Boys’ Varsity Basketball was out for revenge this past Saturday when they topped Exeter 61-50. Not only had Choate been thoroughly outmatched in past years, Exeter is coming off of a New England Championship winning seasonRead More

Zero-Tolerance: An Inconsistent Injustice

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Immediately following Choate’s early 1980s cocaine scandal, the school’s drug-abuse policy changed sharply. Suddenly, any student who possessed any kind and any amount of illicit drug would be quickly and decisively expelled. As the student handbook puts it, “Rules regarding purchase, possession, distribution, or use of these substances are essentialRead More

Raised on Campus, Faculty Children Reflect

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The average Choate student remains on campus for four years. For faculty children, the duration can be much longer — living in Wallingford for, say, eighteen years before leaving the Choate community. Because of their many years on campus, faculty children have an evolving perspective on Choate as a community,Read More

In the Dugout with Varsity Baseball

In the Dugout with Varsity Baseball

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The Varsity Baseball Team will play 19 games this season, a heavy schedule by any standard. The team not only manages to play all of its games at a high level, but it also happens to be one of the most energetic teams on campus. Trent Schwab ’18 said,Read More

Boars Tie Rhinos in Dramatic Overtime

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Saturday, January 15, at 5:00 p.m., the Girls’ Varsity Hockey team took on the Taft Rhinos in Remsen Arena.  The game went back and forth with both teams getting opportunities to score throughout the game. But in the end, even after a thrilling sudden-death overtime, neither of the evenly-matchedRead More

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Choate Cribs: Griffin Birney ’18

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 1 comment

If you ever happen to be on the third floor of Hill House, one particular room — that of Griffin Birney ’18 — may be of interest. Birney’s passion for music and revolutionary floor plan makes his room unlike any other. The highlight of Birney’s room is his sound system,Read More

Mr. Trump lacks a lot of things, but Choate spirit is not one of them.

Choate Dad Runs for President

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Throughout this election cycle, it seems as if no newspaper, political conversation, or Facebook “Trending” feed is complete without at least one mention of the infamous Mr. Donald Trump. His — shall we say — interesting personality has been at the forefront of popular media throughout the election season. OneRead More