On Saturday, September 5, the Student Life Office welcomed more than 70 new CA students to campus in person for Orientation. Students participated in a number of exercises and activities designed to help them understand Concord Academy culture, and they also met their classmates and fellow new CA students. Some highlights of the day included speed friending on the quad, an all-campus scavenger hunt, and a small-group debrief of Orientation and the first week of school. On hand as guides were 25 Orientation leaders — returning CA students excited to share their love of the school — as well as a number of CA faculty, staff, and administrators. We hope our new students felt the warmth and excitement the CA community offers. Welcome, new CA community members!
During Spring Session, CA students got a unique glimpse of the inner workings of a world-class music organization by observing the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in rehearsal.
The Concord Academy Performing Arts Department wowed audiences with whimsical performances of Pippin on February 24 and 25. Directed by theater teacher Megan Schy Gleeson, student artists used music, movement, and even magic to tell the story of a young prince searching for meaning in his life.
Concord Academy is preparing for the most ambitious capital project in its 100-year history: a chance to unify its program and campus to meet the needs of students today, with flexibility to adapt as 21st-century education evolves. Anchored by a new Centennial Arts Center, a reconfigured West Campus will be the capstone to a campus vision decades in development.