Students and alumnae/i pose for a group photo on the steps of the Math and Arts Center on February 22 during the Alumnae/i and Students of Color Conference at Concord Academy.
On February 22, Concord Academy hosted its annual Alumnae/i and Students of Color Conference. More than 20 individuals — 12 students and 11 alumnae/i — took part in the event. A panel discussion took up the topics of race and equity at CA across decades, and in small group breakout sessions alumnae/i and students discussed the influence of a CA education on the college experience, considered a sense of belonging at CA, and reminisced about what drew them to this school.
Concord Academy Goes Behind the Scenes of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
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.
Pippin Makes Theater Magic on the Mainstage
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.
How to Engineer Historical Empathy
Two CA classes recently teamed up to bring local history to life. Kim Frederick’s U.S. history research seminar and a mobile apps computer science class taught by Ben Stumpf ’88 created augmented reality history tours to tell the stories of the people—Nipmuc, Wampanoag, English, African, and American—who lived where Concord Academy now sits.