Parent Social for Parents of All Classes Time: 4:00–6:00 p.m.Location: Moriarty Athletic Campus (directions) New families, returning families—join us as we kick off the year with an informal all parent social! This will be a chance to connect with fellow parents...
CA’s 100 birthday is fast approaching! The Centennial Planning and Advisory Team is developing an entire year of Centennial Celebrations, which will begin this coming spring. As we have explored ways to commemorate a century’s worth of love of learning, to honor the...
In the first year that the Joan Shaw Herman Award for Distinguished Service was presented to two alumnae/i, Leslie Davidson ’66 and Ingrid Walker-Descartes ’91 were honored for their contributions to child protection, health, and advocacy. “Their work addressing pediatric trauma and children’s mental health, disability, and welfare is difficult, emotional, and often inconspicuous,” said Kate Rea Schmitt ’62, P’88, chair of the Joan Shaw Herman Award Selection Committee. “Leslie and Ingrid are children’s champions.”
When a determination was made to hold reunion virtually this spring because of the pandemic, we knew we wanted to offer a range of events and experiences to facilitate connections not only among this year’s reunion classes (class years ending in 1 and 6) but also among all alumnae/i who might have an opportunity to connect virtually with Concord Academy from homes around the world. Beginning in mid-May and concluding in mid-June 2021, a full slate of events was offered.
All Concord Academy alumnae/i were invited to tune in to CA’s third annual Alumnae/i Assembly, which took place virtually on June 9, 2021. An evolution of the former annual meeting, this annual assembly offers every member of the alumnae/i community a touchpoint for remaining involved or reconnecting with the school — its aim is to make CA an ongoing and relevant part of our graduates’ lives.
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.
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.
On April 22, Concord Academy celebrated the 99th anniversary of the school’s founding with a birthday photo booth, doughnuts, messages of gratitude, and more.
Outdoors, CarmenLeah Ascencio ’01 is helping people embrace themselves. Though drawing emotional sustenance from nature wasn’t part of her own upbringing, she now specializes in ecotherapy.
Trelane Clark ’92, P’22 knew from the age of 14 that she wanted to be a principal. Now this alumna holds that role at Hooks Elementary School in Chelsea, Mass., and she is passionate about pursuing equity for students, teachers, and families.