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Rethinking Call-Out Culture: Loretta J. Ross Speaks to Schools across the U.S. through New Roads Critical Conversations Series

In her work as an activist and teacher, Loretta J. Ross says she leads with “grace, love, and respect” as opposed to “blame, shame, and punishment.” She believes in the power of accountability though calling others in rather than calling them out.

Environmental Symposium: Wen Stephenson

In 2010, independent journalist Wen Stephenson wrote his first long personal essay about climate change and activism. “Walking Home from Walden” gave him a form to wrestle with his awakening to the climate crisis with help from 19th century transcendentalist writer Henry David Thoreau.

2021 Joan Shaw Herman Award Recipient Dr. Leslie Davidson ’66 Speaks About Service and Public Health with CA Students

Throughout her professional and academic career, physician Leslie Davidson ’66 has focused on meeting communities’ needs. “You have to be linked to the population of the community you are serving,” Davison said during a talk she gave at Concord Academy on November 12.

From Calculators to Cryptocurrency: New Course Allows Students to Explore Real-World Applications of Mathematics

When designing the new course Discrete Mathematics, George Larivee wanted to cover topics outside the scope of the existing math curriculum at CA. He asked himself what both he and students would be interested in, and electronics quickly came to mind. He decided that this topic would kick off his course focused on applied mathematics.

CA Board of Trustees Appoints Henry Fairfax as Concord Academy’s 11th Head of School, Effective July 1, 2022

CA Board of Trustees Appoints Henry Fairfax as Concord Academy’s 11th Head of School, Effective July 1, 2022“It is with great joy that we welcome Henry Fairfax to be CA’s next Head of School,” shares Board President Fay Shutzer ’65. “Henry’s personal values,...

Ashton Mota ’23 Speaks at the White House

Ashton Mota ’23 had the opportunity of a lifetime this summer. Through the GenderCool Project, he spoke at the White House, alongside President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, in honor of Pride Month.

2021–22 Environmental Symposium Opens with Journalist Tatiana Schlossberg

Tatiana Schlossberg kicked off The Environmental Symposium, an annual lecture series which welcomes environmental scientists, advocates, and experts to speak to the CA community—this year under the theme of environmental justice. Schlossberg joined CA for a discussion about the issue of environmental justice surrounding coal ash.

CA Captures Fifth Consecutive Chandler Bowl Title

On a spectacular October day, all 10 CA fall teams traveled north to battle rival Pingree in the annual Chandler Bowl for Changing Lives. In a close content, CA held on to the title.

Gender and Religion History Class Visits Historic Salem, Mass.

10th grade students enrolled in the history course Gender and Religion in the Early U.S., taught by new faculty member Ruth Watterson, took a field trip to Salem, Mass. earlier this fall.

CA Welcomes Larry Spotted Crow Mann

Students gathered in the Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 8, for a Community and Equity assembly presented by Larry Spotted Crow Mann.

Class of 2020 Celebration

In August, Concord Academy welcomed back many members of the class of 2020, who had ended their CA careers remotely, for a celebration of their class on campus.

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