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Beyond the classroom and the academic day, life at Choate offers great opportunities for trying new things, for self-expression, for relaxation… and for fun!

 

Student Clubs and Organizations

Academic

Arabic Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to increase student body awareness about the Middle East and foster an atmosphere of understanding and appreciation for the Arabic Language and Middle Eastern studies.

Biology Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to give students opportunities to explore various fields of biology. Since Choate offers biology courses in fifth form year (for most students), this club would help students, particularly under-formers, to pursue their interests in biology in a fun and educational manner. Students will also engage in activities not offered in classrooms, such as discussing and debating about recent developments in biology and hosting guest speakers and volunteering events.

Chemistry Club

The purpose of ACS ChemClub shall be to provide opportunities for sharing and promoting interest in the chemical sciences; allow students to hone their laboratory skills; meet role models in the professional chemistry community; and participate in national ACS special programs (such as the US National Chemistry Olympiad competition).

Chinese Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to establish a base for Chinese students as well as spread Chinese culture to the other members of the Choate community.

Choate Robotics Team

The Robotics Team at Choate Rosemary Hall was founded with the goal of educating interested, motivated, and committed students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The Team also uses robotics to teach students important life skills such as self-confidence, innovation, and teamwork.

Japanese Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to share with the study body and community about Japanese culture through hosting events and meetings. We want to share the unique Japanese culture with the Choate community through educational and recreational activities. We will also collaborate with other clubs foster understanding of the intersectionality between the cultures as well.

Math Team

The purpose of the Math Team is to challenge attendees with advanced topics from competition and higher-level mathematics.

Physics Club

The purpose of the Physics Club is to enhance the attendees' understanding of physics. Physics Club aims to investigate any topic in physics which come up as the subject of a member's interest, going more in depth than in standard classes (simply because we are not stuck to a year-long agenda) and/or entering topics that those students have not/will not cover in a physics class. Physics Club is also more than willing to host debates and discussions between students regarding the more up-in-the-air aspect of physics (e.g. the black hole information paradox, string theory, etc.).

Psychology Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to facilitate the learning of psychology. This club will organize activities that will foster interest in psychology through discussions, videos, movies, and experiments.

Community Service

Choate Veterans Support Group

The purpose of this organization shall to promote organizations that strive to provide “support and assistance” to former military personnel and their families, especially members of the military that have suffered mental or physical injury. Our club will attempt to raise capital to benefit organizations such as The National Association of American Veterans, The Navy SEAL Foundation, The American Legion, the Invictus Games, or other veteran organizations, in addition to raising awareness about the important struggles that former military members and their families experience every day. We are also striving to host a few community service trips during the year that will aim to help support veterans. We would like to engage the entire Choate community in a discussion that has gone unnoticed for far too long.

Helping Hands

The purpose of Helping Hands is to provide Choate students with an opportunity to assist those with disabilities. At the same time, the disabled participants will be able to experience some unique events and activities that they otherwise would not be exposed to. The club will also give Choate students a similar chance to enrich their own lives by spending time with and giving to those in need.

In Music We Trust

Subcommittee of Community Service Club, See Community Service Constitution

Interact

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide service and leadership opportunities in the local community to high school students at Choate Rosemary Hall. While human interaction is a priority in the service projects of Interact, the club will help the local Rotary Club with fundraising and other side-projects as well. Interact will organize at least one project every year, and will always have an ongoing project for members to participate in.

Make-A-Wish

The purpose of this club is to raise money and grant children with terminal illnesses, who are a part of this foundation, each their wish.

PAWS

The purpose of this organization shall be to offer students an opportunity to volunteer by working at the Meriden Humane Society near Choate. Students will walk dogs, clean facilities, socialize the cats, and help with other shelter needs. Students will also fundraise for money, blankets, pet food etc. for the shelter. Students will receive community service hours if they participate in shelter runs.

Pop Swim

Subcommittee of Community Service Club, See Community Service Constitution

Red Cross

Guided by the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross and its mission to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, the American Red Cross Club of Choate Rosemary Hall will learn, practice and exemplify humanitarian values through youth service projects and partnerships with other community groups.

Teach Music

The purpose of this organization shall be to share the musical knowledge and passion of our members with the Spanish Community of Wallingford through providing weekly instrument lessons and hosting biannual recitals that feature diverse programs such as Mariachi music on classical instruments and Choate-SCOW collaborative performances.

Teach Wallingford

Subcommittee of Community Service Club, See Community Service Constitution

Environmental

Environmental Action Coalition

The purpose of this organization shall be to raise sustainable and environmental awareness. We focus on connecting the Wallingford area with different environmental issues on both a local and global scale as well as addressing the community’s individual carbon footprint. We provide students agency, skills, and experience to bring about legislative change in the Wallingford community and beyond.

Equity & Inclusion

Carib Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to ​appreciate Caribbean culture at Choate and give back to the Choate community and beyond through the sharing of culture.

Choate Afro-Latino Student Alliance

The purpose of the Choate Afro-Latinx Student Alliance is to provide a safe and welcoming community that allows for the open exchange of ideas among a diverse group of people. The club strives to support various backgrounds and promote a sense of racial unity and harmony within the Choate community. Through weekly discussions and school wide events, we aim to create an atmosphere where all students can openly and honestly express their feelings and concerns about issues affecting our lives.

Choate Diversity Student Association (CDSA)

The purpose of this organization shall be to cover many topics in diversity such as age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, etc., and discuss how it affects students as individuals, the Choate community, and society as a whole. As a club, we hope to create a safe and judgment-free environment where we can encourage students to learn that diversity is not a topic discussed on rare occasions, but something that influences people's daily lives. We also want to create all-school events were we could work towards having all students and faculty members discuss these topics in order to form a more close-knit community on campus.

Choate for Women

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote understanding and awareness of women’s conditions in other countries, and to offer support (both monetary and psychological) to women in harsh conditions

Choate Korea Friendship Association

The purpose of this organization shall be to give both Korean and non-Korean students the opportunity to experience Korean culture.

Choate South Asian Association

The purpose of this organization shall be to: Share and impart South Asian culture in the mainstream Choate culture, and hold events related to South Asian celebrations and activities.

Girl Up Choate

Girl Up Choate is dedicated to improving the lives of adolescents who face challenges such as violence, poverty, lack of education, and health issues. Through not only fundraising, but also advocacy, education, and service, Girl Up supports girls from all over the world focusing on countries such as Guatemala, Ethiopia, India, Liberia, Malawi, and Uganda. Our primary goal is to develop leadership skills among our members and educate the Choate community, while also supporting girls who don't have the resources we are fortunate enough to have through advocacy.

Hispanic-Latinx Forum (HLF)

The purpose of this organization shall be to share Hispanic and Latinx culture to the Choate Rosemary Hall community through engaging discussions, traditional Latin and Latin-Caribbean food, and Latin music. This club shall also serve as a safe, inclusive environment for all who identify as Hispanic or Latinx and their allies. HLF should provide the tools necessary, through informative club meetings and events, to empower Hispanics and their allies in the Choate community so that they can effectively increase awareness on campus about Hispanic-Latinx culture, and overall, uplift the voice of the Hispanic-Latinx community, both at Choate and beyond.

International Student Society

The purpose of this organization shall be to help with the integration of a diverse student population into the Choate community. To promote community interest in different cultures, and to enhance the international student experience at Choate.

Mixed Heritage Association

The purpose of this organization shall be to establish a forum for students who identify as being of mixed heritage to connect and to facilitate discussion around intersectionality. Individuals who identify as being of mixed heritage have different experiences and perspectives, and the Mixed Heritage Association intends to explore the unique identity development of mixed heritage individuals.

RISE

RISE, which stands for Responsibility, Intellect, Sisterhood, and Empowerment, aims to:

  • create a close, supportive community in which womyn of color— both students and faculty—can form strong bonds and meaningful relationships with one another;
  • foster a sense of unity and empowerment as we approach our collective and individual challenges and successes;
  • create a safe, brave space for womyn of color from diverse backgrounds (i.e ethnicity, religious affiliation, sexuality, socioeconomic status, etc.) to share their experiences;
  • ensure that womyn of color are recognized and celebrated for their contributions to Choate’s greater community;
  • support the community at large through community service activities beyond the confines of the Choate campus;
  • create a sense of sisterhood among womyn of color on campus;
  • ensure the mental and emotional well-being of Choate’s womyn of color; and
  • encourage and support the academic, professional, and social development of womyn of color at Choate and in the community at large.

Spectrum (LGBTQ)

The purpose of this organisation is to directly support sexual minorities both within the Choate Rosemary Hall community and within our global community and back their personal development of their own sexual orientation and gender identity. Additionally, we strive to encourage inclusive constructive discussion about sexual health and sexual respect that address and condone all forms of intimacy between consenting individuals who are fully conscious of their consequences. We aspire to serve as catalysts for our communities’ evolution in regard to sexual orientation and gender identity from repulsion or acceptance to support or appreciation. This organization also serves as a springboard for promoting full and complete acceptance for sexual minorities, a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity, and a framework for education on these topics.

Students Advocating Gender Equality (SAGE)

The mission of SAGE is to organize and moderate conversations about gender identity and its implications both at Choate and abroad.

WONDER

WONDER focuses on the empowerment and understanding of women and their healthcare rights. With the direct communications and support of Planned Parenthood, WONDER hopes to impact individuals within the Choate Rosemary Hall Community and in our global community. Our club works as a platform for discussion of women’s health care and reproductive rights, and gives students opportunities to take action through fundraising, volunteering, and public speaking.

Health & Wellness

Body Project

The purpose of this organization shall be to ensure a body positive community on Choate campus and within the Choate community and focus on spreading awareness on issues relating to body image through meaningful discussions and activities.

Bystander Education Program

 

Humans of Choate

Media & Publications

Choate Public Health

The mission of the Organization shall be to raise public health awareness on campus with a well-researched and designed magazine.

Envision Magazine

The purpose of this organization shall be to increase the Choate community’s awareness of international relations and worldwide, interdisciplinary sustainable development. To accomplish this, an issue will be published and distributed at least once a term. Envision also intends to hold discussions with other clubs on campus to better discuss today’s political climate in order to create a more informed and respectful campus culture.

High Society

High Society is a creative social commentary periodical with works submitted by Choate students and faculty. Each issue has a different theme to which all works will be related. Each issue, and its theme, aims to start a conversation about controversial and timely topics that relate to current events and society. The issue will be a collection of submissions that tell multiple perspectives on the same issue. It will highlight unique perspectives that may not be supported in other publications. Furthermore, the theme will provide a safe space for people to contribute their ideas with the support of other club members and people who submit. The submissions will work together to tell a story throughout the issue. High Society is committed to the whole sensory experience of its audience, stimulating the eyes through photo essays and artwork, ears through the playlist, and the mind through all written and visual works. High Society uses unique layout and color palettes to further value the aesthetics of the magazine.

Lorem Ipsum

The purpose of this organization shall be to introduce to the Choate community the art of satirical writing. We plan to accomplish this by publishing a series of satirical articles inspired by events at Choate and beyond. Satire is a balanced art which seeks through subtle humor to both celebrate and investigate the fixtures of the world around us; with the creation of Lorem Ipsum*, we seek to bring these themes of celebration and investigation to the wider Choate Rosemary Hall community.

Overtime

 

SciTECH

The purpose of this organization shall be to inform the readers of ideas that will transform the future; encourage scientific curiosity both within and beyond the Choate community; showcase research conducted by Choate students, faculty, and alumni; and garner attention from the public.

The Brief

The purpose of the organization is to collect a year’s worth of memories and events for posterity, and in doing so to represent the whole community as evenly as possible.

The Choate News

 

The Currency Magazine

The purpose of this organization shall be to educate the Choate community about politics, economics, business, and finance and serve as a medium for students to express their opinions on a wide range of issues through publishing well-researched articles. The publication will strive to foster intellectual curiosity throughout campus.

The Lit

The purpose of this organization shall be to create, share, and foster an appreciation for student generated creative writing, photography, and artwork. This organization shall be dedicated to its constituents, continuously inspiring them and encouraging them to explore beyond what may previously have considered themselves able to do. This organization will work to showcase student work through a variety of mediums throughout the school year and hold all-school periodic events to join together all members of the Choate community in the spirit of creative writing, photography, and art.

The Press 

The Press at Choate Rosemary Hall serves to inform the community of recent news in athletics and on the accomplishments of our many student athletes. The Press hopes to spread the knowledge of outstanding athletic performance by our students.

Valour Fashion Club 

The purpose of this organization shall be to create a space where we can discuss the ways we use fashion to establish, express and convey our identities, as well as help others find their own individual style and, essentially, discuss fashion at Choate; Valour also promises to publish a magazine at least twice a year

Voices Magazine

The purpose of this organization shall be to supply a space for LGBTQ+ Choate students to share their voices with the Choate community on a regular basis. Rather than focusing on fostering conversations between existing members of the LGBTQ+ community at Choate, this publication aims to spark conversation, thought, and awareness about the LGBTQ+ experience in the greater, non-LGBTQ+ Choate community.

Political

Choate Young Democrats

The purpose of this organization shall be to: Support and help elect Democratic candidates for public office, Widen and increase the interest and knowledge of Choate students in government and international relations, Develop Choate students for positions of leadership, Increase the role of underrepresented people in our party, governments, and society

Choate Young Republicans

The main purpose of this organization shall be to provide a forum for conservative thought on campus. CYR hopes to foster an environment in which an open political discourse can occur between different elements of the Republican party, thereby enabling like-minded people to come together in search of genuine policy solutions to our nation’s problems.

Special Interests

Anime Club

The mission of the Anime Club is to provide its members with an enjoyable and welcoming environment in which they are able to experience and discuss Japanese anime and the culture surrounding it on a regular basis. The club seeks to bring together students with an existing interest in anime while also making the genre accessible to newcomers. We seek to promote a more comprehensive understanding of Japanese animation as a form of artistic expression, storytelling, and cultural exposure through the active discussion and viewing of anime and its related media.

Astronomy Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to supply a practical means by which students may observe the night sky and other heavenly bodies in an educational and insightful manner. This club aims to, with the help of the adviser, provide exciting and scholarly learning experiences for members of the Choate community, in which they may observe, discuss, and appreciate the uniqueness of a night sky in the Northern Hemisphere. This club hopes to change the way Choate students view the night-sky.

Baking Club

The mission of the baking club is to help its members learn, improve, and practice baking in a fun environment.

BoarPen

Boar Pen is focused on increasing student body attendance at sporting events and school performances through the organization of spirit activities, themes, and spreading Wild Boar pride.

Chess Club

The purpose of this organization shall be:

  • to spread the interest in Chess throughout the Choate campus;
  • to give people who have a strong commitment and interest an opportunity to participate in chess tournaments to further develop their skills;
  • to promote the success of Choate Chess Team in local and National competitions.

Through weekly meetings, people will learn about and improve in not only the opening strategies of Chess, the middle game and the end game, but also learn more about chess history (players, openings, etc.).

Choate Economics Club

The purpose of this club shall be to promote economic thought and education on campus through discussions, presentations, and preparation for the economics challenges.

Choate Finance and Investment Club

The mission of the Finance and Investment Club is to support the development of future financial professionals not only in their field, but in the Choate community at large. Through activities such as presentations by guest speakers, investing challenges, and building Choate’s own investment portfolio, students are given the opportunity to learn about various career paths and about personal finance, all while developing financial literacy.

Choate Maker Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to: provide members and guests alike with a friendly introductory and in-depth viewing of Choate’s i.d. Lab and all the materials, tools, and multidisciplinary skills it encompasses. inspire short and long term projects and offer events that utilize the resources in the i.d. Lab. provide technological, artistic, and engineering advice and assistance to all members when needed.

Choate Programming Union

Choate Programming Union is a student-led organization aiming to improve access to Computer Science education and raise general interest of the subject on Choate's campus. We hope to emphasize collaboration, intellectual curiosity, and problem-solving through games, lectures, and projects within our club or in collaboration with other institutions.

Choate Slam Poetry Association

The purpose of this organization shall be to foster an environment that promotes the consumption and creation of slam poetry, as well as other forms of poetry, within the Choate community. Slam poetry is a widely underappreciated art form which can foster reflection of one’s self, of others, or of our world. SLAM! will provide a safe space for students to creatively express themselves and find an art form that speaks to them. SLAM! will also provide workshops where students can share their work for suggestions, be inspired, or collaborate with others.

Choate Start Up

Choate Startup aims to promote creativity and innovation through collaborative learning. The concept of the club is to have members propose an idea of which we will choose one to move forward with and create a business model for. We also plan on using this chosen idea and pursuing it in hopes of prototype development.

DECA 

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a space for students with interest in finance, hospitality, marketing, and finance to prepare and hone their skills to emerge as successful leaders and entrepreneurs in their respective fields.

DJ Association

The purpose of this organization is to provide music to the community through student spinning, inspire students to appreciate the art of DJing, and to promote a tighter Choate family with parties djed by familiar faces.

Ethics Bowl

The Choate Rosemary Hall Ethics Bowl club promotes respectful, supportive, and rigorous discussion of ethics among our members. Each two to six-person team discusses and prepares a critical responses to ethical case studies. Each team's arguments are presented and debated at regional and national competitions against other high schools. Unlike other debate competitions, there is little emphasis on rhetoric and research in the Ethics Bowl. Rather, the goal is insightful ethical analysis with clear and coherent justification. Judged on the basis of the clarity of the presentation, avoidance of ethically irrelevant matters, recognition and consideration of alternative ethical perspectives and focus on the central ethical aspects of the case, the competition requires club members not only to master ethical analysis and argumentation, but also to cultivate skills of presentation and debate.

Games & Change

Our organization has four main tenets:

  • To debunk myths about games, gamers, and gamer culture by providing a healthy forum for discussion and a place for like-minded gamers to have fun
  • To raise money for social causes
  • In doing these two things, show that a group of people does not need to be political to make a difference
  • To have a great time

GirlTech

irlTech strives to close the gender gap in technology and other STEM fields, which keeps growing larger every single day, one girl at a time. GirlTech was founded on the belief that computing skills are a critical path to security and prosperity in today's job market. We're building the largest pipeline of future female engineers in the United States.

Jacaranda at Choate

The purpose of this organization shall be to create a bridge between Jacaranda and Choate and form bonds between students from different cultures. We hope to raise funds for Jacaranda to expand their abilities to help students. The club strives to enhance compassion and empathy in the Choate community.

Mock Trial

The purpose of this organization is to introduce and further our knowledge of law in a courtroom setting that—through role-play—encourages persuasion skills, critical reasoning, teamwork, and proficiency in court proceedings. By challenging students to prosecute or defend in a fictional case with a given set of exhibits and data, the club hopes to stimulate analytical argumentation and experimentation with the law.

Readers United

The purpose of this organization shall be to encourage students to read leisurely and to update the image of the library, books and reading to the 21st century.

Self Defense

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a safe location for girls to learn and practice self-defense techniques, as well as discuss relative issues on the topic of sexual misconduct and violence against women.

Ski and Snowboard Club

The Ski and Snowboard Club is student’s best chance to continue or begin a lifelong passion for winter sports. With regular trips to the local mountain, students are able to learn to ski or snowboard or continue to enjoy the sports. All levels are welcome and winter tubing is available! Additionally, the club will hold events to watch skiing related videos so members who cannot necessarily make it to the mountain are able to participate in club activities nonetheless.

SPEAK

SPEAK sets out to create a formal and safe platform for Choate students to share their stories. Members will come together to exchange and listen to personal anecdotes pertaining to specific themes, while also gaining storytelling and public speaking skills. Our mission at SPEAK is to give a voice to all members in our community, to reveal the parts of us that are currently hidden, and encourage further communication at our school. Everybody has a story, but not everyone has a safe space to share their experiences, good or bad. SPEAK will bring the campus the opportunity to become better speakers and creators while learning and understanding more about each other in the process.

Tech Crew

The purpose of this organization shall be to: Provide a fulfilling recreational program to students, Organize student help for events, and Plan and schedule needs and requirements for all SAC activities at Choate Rosemary Hall.

TED Ed Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to improve all aspects of its members public speaking skills through formal lessons provided by the TedEd organization. This club intends to guide its members through the steps of creating their own TED Talks to present at TED events.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Subcommittee of Community Service Club, See Community Service Constitution

Women in Business

To bring a group of girls together who share an interest in entrepreneurship, business and leadership. To provide opportunities for Choate women to be mentored and guided by successful female leaders in the business world. To learn about what it takes to start and grow a successful business. To discuss the gender division in various business industries.

Spiritual Traditions & Religions

Buddhist Meditation Group

 

Catholic Students at Choate 

 

Christian Fellowship

 

Hillel

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide an opportunity for students of any faith to come together to celebrate Jewish holidays and participate in other activities related to Judaism and the Jewish community.

Muslim Student Association

Student Organizations

Choate Debate Team

The purpose of Debate shall be to prepare students to attend debate tournaments within DANEIS and other debate leagues, improve the critical thinking and public speaking abilities of team members, and foster a gracious environment for educating team members in methods of productive discourse.

Choate Model United Nations 

In Model UN, students act as delegates to simulate the UN General Assembly. By participating, students become better global citizens as they solve problems pertaining to peace and security through collaboration and cooperative resolution of conflict. Delegate train in student-led pods and then compete in weekend and one-day conferences from the perspective of a specific country where they meet hundreds of other high-schoolers and learn first-hand the arts of debate, negotiation, and consensus.

Committee of Student Activities (COSA)

The mission of the Organization shall be consistent with the mission of Choate Rosemary Hall. The mission, activities, and practices of the Organization shall not be in conflict with applicable local, Connecticut state or federal laws or school policies and procedures presently in force or hereafter enacted. This organization shall abide by all applicable rules and regulations of the School and under the privileges as granted by the Office of Student Activities and Deans. This organization shall also abide by the rules and regulations of the school as stated in the Choate Rosemary Hall Student Handbook.

Conservation Proctors

 

Judicial Committee

 

Peer Educators

Peer Educators are a trained group of fifth and sixth form student leaders who work to further health and wellness education in the Choate community. Peer Educators serve as campus leaders; students may approach them for advice and resources. Peer Educators must understand and maintain confidentiality, as well as uphold school rules.

Student Council


Wellness Committee

Visual & Performing Arts

Art Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote student interest in visual arts.

Bellacanto

The Choate A Cappella Groups (Bellacanto, Whimawehs, Maiyeros, Lilith, and Melatones) are a subdivision of the Choate Choral and Vocal Program. In this context, their purpose is to provide opportunities for students to sing repertoire of their own choice, to get experience arranging, leading ensembles, and preparing for performances independently, and to organize and execute community service projects. As with all groups and individuals within the CRH community, a cappella singers and their leaders are expected to uphold our community values of integrity, fidelity, caring, sensitivity, inclusivity, and supportiveness at all times.

Choate Taps!

The purpose of this organization shall be to educate, teach, and foster an appreciation for all forms of dance — specifically tap dance — as well as all other art forms. This organization shall be dedicated to its constituents, continuously inspiring them and encouraging them to explore beyond what they think they can do.

Choate Theatre Co.

The mission of Choate Theatre Co. is to create a safe and welcoming environment for Choate students to explore all aspects of the theatre. Choate Theatre Co. should provide club members with the resources and opportunities to explore the art of acting, while also feeling comfortable throughout the learning process. This includes conducting acting exercises and conversations about theatre during club meetings, holding regular studio sessions for students to workshop and receive advice on current theatrical projects, and hosting club events throughout the year where Choate students can broaden their understanding of a particular style of theatre by attending masterclasses in certain areas of theatre. Choate Theatre Co. will also keep members up to date on any positions open to work in the technical aspect of theatre. Hopefully, with the skills and work done in Choate Theatre Co., students will be prepared and enthusiastic to participate in productions on campus (eg. main stage, gelb, fringe festival, etc.). Choate Theatre Co. members will hopefully be able to apply their newfound knowledge while they are at Choate and beyond.

Dance Company

The mission of Dance Company shall be to provide students with the opportunity to express themselves creatively through dance and choreography. Student members of Dance Company work in collaboration with others and advisors to improve their art both artistically and technically. Students will be able to explore multiple styles of dance and movement in workshop, rehearsal, and performance settings.

Film Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to acheive higher levels of appreciation and knowledge of film making, film history, and cinematic culture in the Choate community by showing and promoting discussion of films, as well as to serve as a resource for students interested in participating in the production of films.

Hip Hop Club

The mission of this club shall be to integrate Hip-Hop culture into life at Choate Rosemary Hall through dance and music and also to bring a different form of art into our culture.

Lilith

The Choate A Cappella Groups (Bellacanto, Whimawehs, Maiyeros, Lilith, and Melatones) are a subdivision of the Choate Choral and Vocal Program. In this context, their purpose is to provide opportunities for students to sing repertoire of their own choice, to get experience arranging, leading ensembles, and preparing for performances independently, and to organize and execute community service projects. As with all groups and individuals within the CRH community, a cappella singers and their leaders are expected to uphold our community values of integrity, fidelity, caring, sensitivity, inclusivity, and supportiveness at all times.

Maiyeros

The Choate A Cappella Groups (Bellacanto, Whimawehs, Maiyeros, Lilith, and Melatones) are a subdivision of the Choate Choral and Vocal Program. In this context, their purpose is to provide opportunities for students to sing repertoire of their own choice, to get experience arranging, leading ensembles, and preparing for performances independently, and to organize and execute community service projects. As with all groups and individuals within the CRH community, a cappella singers and their leaders are expected to uphold our community values of integrity, fidelity, caring, sensitivity, inclusivity, and supportiveness at all times.

Melatones

The purpose of this organization shall be to introduce a multitude of genres that many students may not have been exposed to before. We also want to give back to people beyond the Choate campus. By doing so, we hope to create a safe and empathetic environment so no matter where you come from, you will always feel a part of something bigger than yourself. We encompass every aspect of different.

Photography Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to give students the opportunity to take photos and increase their photography skills.

Step Squad

Step Squad exists to provide entertainment for not only the Choate Rosemary Hall community, but also the Wallingford Community and other prep schools. It serves to introduce the art of step to the Choate and Wallingford community. As a step squad member, it is my duty to be an example to the rest of the school by upholding the name of Choate and adhering to all of the rules and regulations of the school.

Whimawehs

The Choate A Cappella Groups (Bellacanto, Whimawehs, Maiyeros, Lilith, and Melatones) are a subdivision of the Choate Choral and Vocal Program. In this context, their purpose is to provide opportunities for students to sing repertoire of their own choice, to get experience arranging, leading ensembles, and preparing for performances independently, and to organize and execute community service projects. As with all groups and individuals within the CRH community, a cappella singers and their leaders are expected to uphold our community values of integrity, fidelity, caring, sensitivity, inclusivity, and supportiveness at all times.


St. John Hall Student Center



Downtime

Weekends are a time for relaxing and unwinding apart from our usual school schedule – but that doesn’t mean activities grind to a halt, nor does it mean day students stay home. Weekends offer fun activities for all Choate students from dances, to service opportunities, to varsity games under the lights… there’s always something happening.
 

Downtime & Weekend Activity schedules:

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