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No Reward on Prize Day

No Reward on Prize Day

May 19, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

First, to all those students who will win a prize this year: Congratulations! We applaud your hard work and accomplishments this school year, whether they be academic, athletic, or artistic. Your excellence is undoubtedly commendable, and your contributions to the community should not go unrecognized. That being said, we, theRead More

Prize Day: An Evolving Tradition

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate’s school year wraps up each spring with an awards ceremony known as Prize Day, which celebrates the achievements of exemplary students in all four forms. This year, Prize Day will take place on Friday, April 26, two days before Commencement — which was not always the case. Prize DayRead More

Gender Designations Removed from Prize Day

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, in the last all-school gathering before graduation, the entirety of the Choate community comes together to celebrate outstanding students. This is Prize Day, an event that traditionally centers, however subtly, on a binary system based on gender. The School Seal Prize, for example, has long been won byRead More