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During Martin Luther King Day 2018 Programming, Listening and Leaning into Discomfort

January 16, 2018

On January 15, the Concord Academy community gathered, as it does every year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, for a day on, rather than a day off — one of reflection on civil rights struggles and their legacy. A documentary film, talks, and workshops reinforced the importance of empathy, of understanding the world from other points of view, and drove home the message that to stand up for human rights, we must not let our discomfort stop us from speaking up.

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Academic News

College Fair for Juniors on Sunday, April 22

April 10, 2018

Each spring, the Boston Independent School College Counseling Association hosts nearly 150 college admissions representatives in a college fair format. The 2018 BISCCA fair takes place on Sunday, April 22, from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Attendance is required for juniors, and transportation is provided for boarders; parents are encouraged to attend. A list of participating institutions can be found here.

Commencement Schedule & Notes for All Parents and Students

April 9, 2018

A schedule of activities and details for Baccalaureate on Thursday, May 31, and Commencement on Friday, June 1, can be found on our website.

Academic Note for Returning Parents

April 9, 2018

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

Summary and Photos of Spring Trips

March 27, 2018

Over spring break, students and faculty traveled nationally and internationally. The trips were a wonderful success. Enclosed find a summary of each trip, plus plenty of photos!

CA Model United Nations to Host its 14th Annual Conference on March 31

March 26, 2018

Concord Academy Model UN will host its 14th annual conference on Saturday March 31, with over 200 delegates from 20 New England schools attending. The conference is led by Cici Takacs ’18 and her staff of over twenty CA students. Delegates representing countries or historic figures will negotiate political issues and solve crises with the hope of writing and voting on a series of resolutions by the end of day. For more information visit the club page.

Spring Junior Art College Workshop, February 13

February 1, 2018

On Tuesday, February 13, from 6 to 7 p.m. in LABS 111, the Visual Arts Department and the College Counseling Office invite all juniors curious about visual art in college to attend the Spring Junior Art College Workshop. Students can expect to get an introduction to how visual art might be part of their college experience.

Fall Athletic, Academic, and Advisor Comments Available January 23

January 21, 2018

On January 23, your PowerSchool account will contain a PDF for each student with fall academic and athletic comments, followed by fall house comments for boarders, and finally the fall advisor comment. Please let us know if you have any trouble accessing this information.

June Trips

January 21, 2018

June 2018 travel opportunities include trips to Rome, Nicaragua, and Key Largo, Fla. Read more for details about each trip.

During Martin Luther King Day 2018 Programming, Listening and Leaning into Discomfort

January 16, 2018

On January 15, the Concord Academy community gathered, as it does every year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, for a day on, rather than a day off — one of reflection on civil rights struggles and their legacy. A documentary film, talks, and workshops reinforced the importance of empathy, of understanding the world from other points of view, and drove home the message that to stand up for human rights, we must not let our discomfort stop us from speaking up.

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