Above: Students pose at a 99th birthday photo booth in the Main School Building in celebration of the 99th anniversary of Concord Academy’s founding on April 22, 1922. The campus community also honored the occasion by supporting the Annual Fund, sharing messages of gratitude, and enjoying some delicious doughnuts.

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