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CA Beyond the Classroom: Remarks from the Student Head of School

May 05, 2017

Student Head of School Mary Craig ’17 welcomed parents to the community event CA Beyond the Classroom on Sunday, April 30, kicking off an afternoon of workshops, socializing, and dinner that gave families an inside look at student life at CA. Read her full remarks.

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A Successful Spring Athletic Season!

May 23, 2017

CA enjoyed much success this spring! Multiple teams improved vastly upon their performance last spring while others continued their winning ways. The CA Girls Varsity Tennis team finished second in the NEPSAC tournament this past weekend. The Track & Field team traveled to Marianapolis on May 13th to compete in the EIL championships. By the end of the day, both the girls and boys teams stood up on the podium accepting a 3rd place trophy. Junior Sam Welsh won a NEPSAC championship in the discus by breaking a 16 year old New England record by 42 feet! The Coed Varsity Ultimate Frisbee team completed 2017 with another unblemished record as they had done in 2016. Multiple CA teams earned berths to the season ending EIL tournaments as well. Congrats to the Varsity Softball, Baseball and Girls Lacrosse teams for matching or improving upon their seeding in the EIL tournaments this spring which is a sign of the steady improvement of the programs. The athletic department wishes everyone a rejuvenating, fun and active summer!

CA Community Group Cycle Ride on Saturday, June 10

May 23, 2017

Are you an avid cyclist? Looking to get out with some new and familiar faces? Join members of the CA community for a group ride around Concord during reunion weekend! Ben Carmichael ’01, Director of Marketing and Communications, will be leading a 10- to 15-mile scenic ride on Saturday, June 10. The group will meet at 8:00 a.m. in Aloian Circle. Parents, alumnae/i, and friends are welcome. We hope to see you there. Go Green!

CA Gear Pop-Up Store Will Be Open After Commencement

May 23, 2017

Concord Academy spirit wear will be on sale following the Commencement ceremony on June 2 at the CA Gear Pop-Up Store!

Parent Tour Guides Needed for Next Fall

May 23, 2017

Save the date for the upcoming Parent Tour Guide orientation meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, September 20, 8:30 a.m. Come learn and share the CA story with prospective parents! The Admissions Office is looking for Parent Tour Guide volunteers for the upcoming school year on Mondays through Fridays at either 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., or 1:15 p.m. (Tuesdays 9 a.m. only). Tours are one hour in length, and guides can arrange to tour on either a weekly or bi-weekly rotation. If you are interested, feel free to contact Liz Vernaglia P’18 or Shari Marquis P’18. If you have any conflict with this date, including Rosh Hashanah preparations, Liz and Shari are happy to provide additional information and training.

Textbook Buyback, May 31 and June 1

May 22, 2017

The annual textbook buyback will occur on Wednesday, May ​31​​, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ​in the atrium area of the SHAC. Please encourage your student to participate.

Wheelchair Accessibility and Handicapped Parking Needs for Commencement

May 22, 2017

Please contact Katie Wells as soon as possible if you or your guests need handicapped parking or wheelchair accessibility for Commencement. Families with guests who would appreciate a ride on a golf cart to the Chapel Lawn may drop them off at Aloian Circle and then proceed to park. Staff will be directing parking.

Have Camera, Will Shoot: 2016–17 Hall Fellow Eleanor Bingham Miller ’64

May 19, 2017

“Path? There was no path,” says Eleanor Bingham Miller ’64, and laughs, when asked how she ended up in documentary filmmaking. When she graduated from Concord Academy, the medium she loved, television, was dominated by the studio system, and by men. So it was a chance encounter with a new technology, a small, portable video camera — the Sony Portapak — along with an irreverent inclination, that launched her career as a pioneering videographer and documentary producer in the early 1970s.

Beyond the Classroom Event was BEYOND Expectations!

May 9, 2017

THANKS TO ALL OF YOU! There were over 140 community members in attendance with faculty, staff, and students all participating to create a day of great fun and discovery. The kickoff in the Chapel with wonderful student music, workshops that allowed everyone to get a glimpse into the extracurricular depth of CA, students jamming in the Stu-Fac, the CA gear sale, the awesome food truck, and the lively cocktail party were all components that made the event a festive community gathering. From the teachers, to the students and parent volunteers, to the CA staff, and the community guests, we all came away grateful to be a part of such a spectacular community! Thank you to everyone for your part in the day.

Spring Sports Teams Enjoying a Banner Season

May 9, 2017

CA spring sport teams are enjoying an exceptional season and preparing for postseason league and NEPSAC tournament play! Impressively, all of our 10 varsity teams possess a .500 or better record. Go Green!

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