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CA Students Host First Concord Academy Women in Technology Conference

May 07, 2019

From coding to career advice, Concord Academy’s first Women in Technology (CA WiT) conference, Taking Crtl 2019, engaged participants in thought-provoking discussion and hands-on experiences. Taking place throughout the day on Saturday, April 27, this first annual conference brought together female and nonbinary high school and middle school students through a shared interest in technology. WiT introduced younger students to concepts and skills and supported and empowered students already passionate about entering the field.

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CA Students Host First Concord Academy Women in Technology Conference

May 7, 2019

From coding to career advice, Concord Academy’s first Women in Technology (CA WiT) conference, Taking Crtl 2019, engaged participants in thought-provoking discussion and hands-on experiences. Taking place throughout the day on Saturday, April 27, this first annual conference brought together female and nonbinary high school and middle school students through a shared interest in technology. WiT introduced younger students to concepts and skills and supported and empowered students already passionate about entering the field.

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.

March Break Details

February 11, 2019

Spring break will begin on Friday, March 8, after the school day concludes. CA will offer transportation leaving promptly at 12 p.m. that day with drop-offs at Alewife, Logan Airport, and South Station. Boarders should depart by 4 p.m. when houses close.

Houses will reopen at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 24. (Please note that we are returning on Sunday following March break instead of Monday as we have for other breaks.) All boarders should return to campus by 8 p.m. that evening. CA will offer transportation on March 24 starting from Logan Airport (Terminal A) with pick-up at 7 p.m., pick-up at 7:15 p.m. from South Station, and a final pick-up from Alewife.

Classes will resume on Monday, March 25.

As we get closer to break, there will be a sign-up sheet for bus transportation through the Student Life Office. International students should connect with Annie Bailey if this timing is problematic for their flight plans. Boarding students departing for CA-sponsored trips are working with trip leaders to find housing for Friday and/or Saturday nights with local families.

2018–19 Winter Break Schedule

December 14, 2018

The 2018–19 winter break schedule is as follows: Boarding students should depart on Friday, December 21, by 12 noon when houses close. There will be a bus to Logan Airport and South Station that departs at 9 a.m. Boarding students should plan to return on Monday, January 7, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. The bus will pick up at Logan Airport at 7 p.m. and at South Station at 7:15 p.m. Classes resume on Tuesday, January 8.

In 20th Anniversary Hammer Chair Celebration, Film Teacher Justin Bull’s Presentation Considers the “Why” of Teaching

October 31, 2018

On the evening of October 20, a group of Concord Academy faculty, alumnae/i, and community members gathered in the dance studio to celebrate two decades of endowed support for innovative teaching, and the work of an exceptional teacher. Film teacher Justin Bull was the fifth recipient of the Katherine Carton Hammer ’68 Endowed Faculty Chair, a three-year fellowship that was established by a collective gift in memory of Katie Hammer ’68 and in honor of her commitment to CA’s faculty.

Assistant Head and Academic Dean John Drew Named Head of School at The White Mountain School

October 10, 2018

Assistant Head and Academic Dean John Drew has been named the next head of school at The White Mountain School. Rick’s full letter with the announcement can be found here.

Improvements to Student Houses Revitalize CA’s Living and Learning Environment

September 25, 2018

The 2018–19 school year began with an infusion of energy and optimism, thanks in part to significant improvements over the summer to four of Concord Academy’s student houses — an addition to Bradford House that created a new common room and faculty apartments, and expanded common rooms in Phelps, Wheeler, and Admadjaja — and work already underway to connect Haines and Hobson. This historic investment in raising the quality of residential life across campus will have lasting benefits to the school’s entire living and learning community.

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