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From escape rooms to restaurants, Wallingford provides a variety of culinary and entertainment options.

Free Time? Go to Town

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While entertainment opportunities abound on campus, the Choate community is also surrounded by the vibrant town of Wallingford. Last week, Michelle Zhuang ’18 took to the streets to find the best entertainment options in town – all a short walk or Uber away. Doolittle Park Searching for a slice ofRead More

In its most popular year yet, Celebrate Wallingford highlighted the importance of community.

Community Celebrates Wallingford

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, tents lined the streets, North and South Main Street were closed to traffic, and hundreds of Wallingford citizens swarmed the area. This was Celebrate Wallingford, a yearly event dedicated to showcasing the impact of local vendors on the community. Filled with food,Read More

Witches, Welding, and Wallinford’s history

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You may be familiar with the histories behind The Choate School and Rosemary Hall, which were founded in 1896 and 1890, respectively, but have you ever stopped to wonder how the town of Wallingford came to be? Wallingford’s origins lie in 1667, 350 years ago, when 38 planters and freemenRead More

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

Recent sightings of a white-robed mannequin in Wallingford have sparked a conversation on the town’s history of and relationship with white supremacy among students and town residents alike. Of all the New England states, Connecticut — despite its small size — has witnessed some of the most intensive and variedRead More