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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

Every year, Choate’s best dancers choreograph Pep Rally performances for varsity teams.

The Choreographers Behind Pep Rally Routines

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“I believe that we will win! I believe that we will win!” Last Friday night, the WJAC overflowed with cheers and blue-and-gold spirit during the annual Deerfield Day pep rally. This year, the administration asked athletic teams not to film a video to air at the rally but instead toRead More

Choate students “cheer on” the football team at a home game.

Boars Knock Down… Spirit?

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Overall, Choate had — at best — a mediocre spirit week. I came from a high school where spirit week was an all-school affair. If you did not participate, you were the odd one out. However, at Choate, you are the odd one out if you dress up. A fewRead 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

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

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

The winning Deerfield Day T-shirt design (above) was voted on by the student body.

Deerfield Day T-Shirt Design Chosen

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

When Choate and Deerfield face off tomorrow, for the annual Deerfield Day, the competition will not be limited to athletics. Deerfield Day is always an opportunity for the students to showcase their school spirit. One way that Choate students do this is through wearing Deerfield Day T-shirts. The overall winnerRead More

Two Schools, Two Dr. Curtises: A Rivalry Built Upon Friendship

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As we approach Deerfield Day — or Choate Day, as our friends in the Emerald City call it — sports teams are getting ready to compete while spectators are preparing  to board the rooter buses to cheer on their classmates. Students at Choate and Deerfield alike look forward to theRead More

Students from the Class of 2017 wore their senior sweaters to last year’s Deerfield Day.

Senior Sweaters Display School Spirit

October 6, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

  Watch for sweaters with a giant ‘C’ appearing on campus. These are the distinguished senior sweaters, a longstanding Choate tradition involving exclusive apparel only to be purchased by the sixth form class. Though you’ll soon see the Class of 2018 sporting these sweaters, the history of senior sweaters hasRead More