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Teacher Heather York Inspires Future Scientists of Wallingford

Teacher Heather York Inspires Future Scientists of Wallingford

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Using simple everyday materials such as Gatorade, dish soap, and meat tenderizers, Dr. Heather York, a first-year member of Choate’s Science Department, recently introduced eight third-grade students to various scientific principles. Taking time away from her Choate work, Dr. York led a workshop for the DNA Explorers Program at theRead More

Oakdale Shooting Prompts Review of Concert Policies

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In October, rapper Lil Uzi Vert held a concert at the Wallingford Oakdale Theater. A few freshmen boarders, including Sutherland Brown ’20, Lucas Nelson-Madore ’20, Andrew Price ’20, and Gavin Galiardo’20 scored tickets. As they entered the building, they received a call from the Dean on Duty telling them toRead More

Student Council Cements Legacy

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many students remember the events that the 2016-2017 Student Council held this fall term, such as the school-wide Lip-Dub challenge, but fewer will recall the accomplishments the council has achieved behind the scenes. Below is a rundown of the Council’s efforts over the past term. More Inclusive Student Representation InRead More

Unusually Warm Weather Brings Speculation for the Future

November 23, 2016 at 11:44 am 0 comments

Have you noticed the unseasonably warm weather this fall? If so, you are not alone. This autumn has been especially warm, according to both locals and visitors alike. Past data shows that a typical Connecticut autumn has temperatures at an average of the low 50s. However, students have noticed thatRead More

At Master’s Manna, Ms. Cheryl Trzcinski (right) helps prepare for the next day’s chicken soup meal.

Master’s Manna Enters New Era After Founding Director Trzcinski Resigns

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On September 30, 2016, the Founder and Executive Director of Master’s Manna, Inc., Ms. Cheryl Trzcinski, gave in her letter of resignation and retired. Master’s Manna, a nonprofit organization aimed to better the lives of individuals who are homeless or are from low-income backgrounds in the Meriden-Wallingford area and surroundingRead More

Wallingford and White Supremacy: A History

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 3 comments

Of all the New England states, Connecticut — despite its small size — has witnessed some of the most intensive and varied forms of extremist activity. From anti-government “sovereign citizens” to virulent hate groups, racist ideologies have never had issue taking root in Connecticut’s soil. While the first reports ofRead More

Choate’s Old Laptops and iPads Donated to Town

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Try to imagine 75 iPads and 40-50 computers. In their efforts to donate old electronics to local Wallingford organizations, the Information Technology Services (ITS) office gathered more than 100 iPads and laptops from the Choate community that were not being used to give away this spring. Various organizations such asRead More