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Lyn Burr Brignoli ’62 Honored with 2017 Joan Shaw Herman Distinguished Service Award

June 20, 2017

“Positive change flows from a human connection,” says Lyn Burr Brignoli ’62. She received the 2017 Joan Shaw Herman Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her sustained personal efforts on behalf of education both locally and internationally. As a volunteer teacher for children with Down syndrome and other special needs in her Connecticut community, she traveled to Ghana in 2000 with a Fulbright group of teachers. Following that initial trip, she has returned twice to undertake work on a girls’ education initiative.

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Portraits of the Class of 2017: A Senior Project by Nina He ’17

June 1, 2017

For her senior project, Nina He ’17 painted acrylic-on-canvas portraits of each of the 97 members of the class of 2017. She has donated them to Concord Academy. Watch her at work in this video.

Spring Session: Experiments in Teaching and Learning

May 30, 2017

Forty-two different courses were offered during Spring Session this year. Watch videos of students in action and the pedagogy driving this special week of out-of-the-ordinary experiences.

Spring Session

May 30, 2017

A complete change of pace on campus gives teachers four days to explore new approaches to pedagogy, and students a chance to have a lot of fun stepping outside their comfort zones. The week is a chance to model “sandbox thinking”: the kind of joyful experimentation young children engage in on the playground.

CA Farmers: Back to the Land, and the Lab

May 30, 2017

A number of CA alumnae/i are embracing the challenge of farming for reasons that are political, aesthetic, economic, and intellectual. They’re doing it in ways both traditional and high-tech.

Wheelchair Accessibility and Handicapped Parking Needs for Commencement

May 30, 2017

Please contact Katie Wells as soon as possible if you or your guests need handicapped parking or wheelchair accessibility for Commencement. Families with guests who would appreciate a ride on a golf cart to the Chapel Lawn may drop them off at Aloian Circle and then proceed to park. Staff will be directing parking.

Message About Graduation Parties

May 30, 2017

Parents, please read this important message about graduation parties from Head of School Rick Hardy.

Spring Semester Student Art Show Photo Gallery

May 30, 2017

The Spring Semester Student Art Show is on display in the MAC through the end of the year. Each student enrolled in a spring semester visual arts course has a piece on display in the show. The drawing, painting, fibers, ceramics, printmaking, photography, fashion design, and architecture courses are featured. View our complete photo gallery of the artwork.

Next Step for Sally Zimmerli: CA’s New Dean of Students

May 25, 2017

A member of the Concord Academy community since the fall of 2000, Acting Director of Student Life Sally Zimmerli will soon become the next dean of students.

Emma Quinn ’09: A Naval Officer on Okinawa

May 25, 2017

Emma Quinn ’09 has built a career as a naval officer in the Marine Corps. She views the military as a critical nonpartisan tool of U.S. foreign policy.

Timothy Bergreen ’82: Fighting the Good Fight on Behalf of U.S. Intelligence

May 25, 2017

A passion for foreign policy led Timothy Bergreen ’82 to become a watchdog over national security programs, as minority deputy staff director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.