CA sophomore Ricki Kundu ’22 was featured on February 24 in the Boston Globe for his mentorship of a group of boys living in an orphanage in India. Having competed in robotics competitions since he was in third grade, Ricki began teaching the boys, ages 12 to 15, using the programming language Scratch while visiting the region some four hours from Kolkata last summer. He continued giving lessons online from his home in Lexington, Mass., and with the Kundu family’s assistance, the team, the Antyodoy (Orphanage) Robot Masters, enrolled in the First Lego League robotic competition in New Delhi. Competing against 45 teams from northern India in January, the Robot Masters claimed the honor of “Best Rising Star.” Read more in the Globe’s article >
Congratulations to Concord Academy’s fall teams on another successful season. Relive the excitement in a news recap on boys and girls varsity soccer, girls varsity field hockey, boys and girls varsity cross-country, girls varsity volleyball, and junior varsity programs. Go Green!
This fall, CA Dance Project’s collaborations with professional organizations have furthered students’ interest in creative movement. Students visited Boston Ballet and spoke with company member My’Kal Stromile about pursuing professions in dance. Dance Project members also participated in an on-campus improv workshop with Jessie Jeanne Stinnett, founder, and co-director of Boston Dance Theater, where they explored freedom of expression.
On November 15, 2023, Thomas Green, vice president of the Massachusett-Ponkapoag Tribal Council and an Indigenous culture steward and educator, addressed the CA campus community. In this assembly held in the Performing Arts Center in honor of Native American Heritage Month, Green shared the history of the Massachusett people, whose villages once reached from Salem, Mass., to Plymouth along the coast and inland as far west as Worcester.