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CA Students Present their Research from InSPIRE Summer Science Internships

Through Concord Academy’s InSPIRE (Interested Students Pursuing Internship Research Experiences) program, CA students have opportunities to contribute to ongoing research while working at some of the Boston area’s leading scientific institutions. Over eight weeks this summer, four CA seniors were matched with mentors in their field of interest and gained invaluable hands-on experience in robotics, genomic medicine, and cognitive science. The students gave presentations to the CA campus community on September 15.

Opening Chapel Talk by Sarah Yeh P’24 – September 1, 2021

Interim Head of School Sarah Yeh P’24 gave this chapel talk on September 1, 2021, the first of the 2021–22 school year.

Convocation Begins CA’s 2021–22 School Year with a Focus on Openness, Optimism, and Curiosity

On August 31, CA students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Elizabeth B. Hall Chapel to begin the 2021–22 academic year, with a convocation address by Science Department Head Amy Kumpel.

2021–22 Orientation Welcomes New Students

From Friday, August 27, through Monday, August 30, the Student Life Office hosted Orientation for over 100 new CA students and families.

Welcome, 2021–22 New Faculty and Staff

We are excited to welcome these new faculty and staff members for the 2021–22 school year.

2021 Commencement Ceremony Celebrates CA’s Newest Graduates, with Remarks by Imani Perry ’90

A year of challenge and hope concluded in a joyously familiar way on Friday, June 11, when Concord Academy honored the class of 2021. Eighty-six graduates were celebrated in the Academy Garden along with 11 classmates who joined them by livestream.

2021 End-of-Year Student Projects

From visual and performing arts to senior projects and Tech Expo, take a look at some of the amazing projects and performances CA students shared at the end of the 2020–21 school year.

CA Presents “Baltimore”

CA’s winter 2021 mainstage production, Baltimore, was presented virtually on May 22 and 23. Written after the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the play tackles a racist incident on a predominantly white college campus and the 12 hours that follow. Playwright Kirsten Greenidge worked with the cast during rehearsals and took part in a pre-show discussion.

Red and Blue Day Returns!

A surprise field day on Friday, May 21, gave CA students an opportunity to switch gears and enjoy each other’s company. Red and Blue Day in 2021 involved a Wit ’N Grit course around campus, appreciation activities, a dunk tank, and most of all, a chance to come together as a school community.

2021 Davidson Lecturer Helen Suh ’81 Speaks Virtually at CA

During her 2021 Davidson Lecture on April 14, Helen Suh ’21 urged CA students to explore widely. The environmental epidemiologist discussed her research on air pollution and how she has responded to the pandemic in her work.

CA Students Present their Research from InSPIRE Summer Science Internships

Through Concord Academy’s InSPIRE (Interested Students Pursuing Internship Research Experiences) program, CA students have opportunities to contribute to ongoing research while working at some of the Boston area’s leading scientific institutions. Over eight weeks this summer, four CA seniors were matched with mentors in their field of interest and gained invaluable hands-on experience in robotics, genomic medicine, and cognitive science. The students gave presentations to the CA campus community on September 15.

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Class of 2020 Celebration

In August, Concord Academy welcomed back many members of the class of 2020, who had ended their CA careers remotely, for a celebration of their class on campus.

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