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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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.
The Man and the Myth: Celebrating MLK
“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. If you want to have change, you have to fight for it,” historian Kellie Carter Jackson told the CA community during her Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote speech. This thought-provoking statement set the tone for a day of programming centered on social justice through group discussions, creative workshops, and a dance performance.
Documentarian Ken Dornstein P’23 Shares His Search for the Truth in 2022 Centennial Davidson Lecture
At CA, Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and author Ken Dornstein P’23 shared his riveting life story, a true tale of dogged determination and investigative journalism.