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Object Lessons: CA Students in a History of Concord Class Illuminate the Past at the Concord Museum

May 24, 2019

Culminating a deep dive into what goes into making museum exhibitions, students in CA history teacher Kim Frederick’s history course Object Permanence: Concord and the American Nation gave gallery talks on May 9 at the Concord Museum.

 

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Spring Reports Available on June 17

June 3, 2019

Concord Academy provides final reports for your children electronically on the school’s parent portal. These spring semester reports will be available through the portal starting on Monday, June 17.

Summer Reading Lists for Students

June 1, 2019

The summer reading lists for students for returning students is on CA Connect. All lists for grades 9–12 can be found here.

Taking In the World at a Human Pace: Some Recent CA Faculty and Student Pilgrimages

May 24, 2019

CA students and teachers will soon set out on a pilgrimage along a portion of the Camino de Santiago in Galicia. Others have made pilgrimages here in New England and around the world.

Object Lessons: CA Students in a History of Concord Class Illuminate the Past at the Concord Museum

May 24, 2019

Culminating a deep dive into what goes into making museum exhibitions, students in CA history teacher Kim Frederick’s history course Object Permanence: Concord and the American Nation gave gallery talks on May 9 at the Concord Museum.

 

Commencement Schedule & Notes for All Parents and Students

April 23, 2019

A schedule of activities and details for Baccalaureate on Thursday, May 30, and Commencement on Friday, May 31, can be found on our website.

Women in Tech Conference on April 27 at Concord Academy

April 5, 2019

Concord Academy is hosting a Women in Technology Conference (CA WiT) on Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We invite young women and gender non-binary students in grades 7-12 of all experience levels to attend! The event will include a keynote, workshops, a two-hour coding hackathon, networking opportunities, and a discussion with computer science teachers about how to best empower young women in CS courses. Attending the conference is completely free! To register for the conference and learn about the workshops, speakers, schedule, and more, check out its website at CAWiT.net.

Composer-in-Residence Stefanie Lubkowski Is Getting Students Involved in Creating New Music

March 26, 2019

Usually, the Chameleon Chamber Players listen to unfamiliar pieces before trying to play them. But this year, the five-member advanced ensemble had a chance to approach music differently thanks to a gift of funding for Concord Academy’s new composer-in-residence, Stefanie Lubkowski. In addition to teaching individual lessons in composition, Lubkowski has included student-musicians in the creation and development of an entirely new work. Her approach speaks to one of her main professional goals: to help young people see writing music as a dynamic process.

Academic Note for Returning Parents

March 9, 2019

Returning Parents: Please read the enclosed memo from Academic Dean John Drew about next year’s course catalog, academic requirements and interests, working with your child’s advisor, and more. Additional information can be found on here.

Uniting Her Passions for Crafting, Environmental Advocacy, and Helping Fellow Teens, Audrey Lin ’19 is “Matting Change”

February 16, 2019

To transform a heap of waste into a sleeping mat for a young person experiencing homelessness, it takes between 600 and 700 plastic shopping bags and 15 to 20 hours of an individual’s time. “It’s a labor of love,” says Concord Academy student Audrey Lin ’19. But it’s one she has convinced others to take on along with her through her senior project — teaching groups to make plastic yarn (or “plarn”) from discarded single-use plastic bags and to use it to crochet lightweight, portable, bug-free, waterproof sleeping mats. The project unites her love of craft with her passion for environmental advocacy.

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