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Science faculty teach three, not the standard four, classes.

Science Department Adjusts to Less Classtime

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Until last year, lab blocks were an integral part of many Choate students’ schedules — students in any lab science class had one extra designated period per week for labs besides the regular four class meetings. Because of this system, Choate’s science program flourished. Through various conducting experiments and variousRead More

Jazz Ensemble: New Schedule, New Practice Hours

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With the introduction of a new academic schedule this year, many extracurricular activities and groups have been reassigned to different meeting times. Jazz Ensemble, a musical group with rehearsals previously conducted from 7:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, now meets during B block, akin to an academic course. This starkRead More

More Time in the Classroom, Less Time Out

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The past week-and-a-half has undoubtedly been hectic for new and returning students alike. The transition to the new schedule has not gone as smoothly as many had hoped. The interminable stretch of individual classes combined with the race to the dining hall has made the initial phase of the newRead More

The New Schedule: Causes and Effects

The New Schedule: Causes and Effects

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  With the commencement of the school year, students and teachers have been introduced to a new academic and afternoon schedule, changing the duration of class periods, as well as the times of afterschool activities and study hours. These changes are the result of careful consideration by members of theRead More

Acknowledging the Effort in Creating a New Schedule

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate’s introduction of a new schedule this year has shaken up the routines of everyone on campus. Seventy-minute blocks, earlier conference periods, weekly [always been weekly school meetings] form meetings, and staggered lunch blocks have required students and faculty alike to adjust their work, free time, and sleep schedules. WhileRead More

Dining Hall Overflow: Lack of Luxurious Lunches

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With the new schedule in place, Choate students must now adapt to several drastic changes, one of which is the new lunch blocks. To fix the issue of students not having time to eat lunch on a daily basis, this year’s schedule includes a two-hour block with designated times forRead More

New Schedule Upends Music Lessons

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Due to the new daily schedule next year, three options for music lessons will be available: a 35-minute block once a week, 35-minute blocks twice a week, or a 70-minute block once a week. Fees will be slightly higher or lower depending on the lesson’s length, but will be proportionalRead More