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NCAA Transgender Swimmer Schuyler Bailar Brings His Inspiring Story to Concord Academy

May 21, 2019

Why do we give attention to people who are coming out as trans or LGBTQ? How does doing so either normalize or sensationalize their existence? These are some of the candid, hard-to-frame questions that Concord Academy students had the opportunity to ask on May 16 of visiting speaker Schuyler Bailar, the first openly transgender athlete to compete on a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 men’s team.

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A Quick Look at Incoming Students

August 20, 2018

In just a few short weeks, Concord Academy will welcome a diverse group of new students for the 2018–19 school year. Several are related to CA alumnae/i — a testament across the generations to the enduring value of a CA education. Many are international: Languages spoken at home include Amharic, Chinese, English, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Igbo, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Nepali, Papiamento, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Urdu, and Yoruba! Click through for more fun facts.

Driver’s Ed Begins Saturday, September 15

August 20, 2018

Concord Academy works with Christo Driving School to provide Driver’s Ed on campus on Saturday mornings. The fall session begins on September 15. Please see Christo Driving School website for age requirements as well as information regarding sign-up and payment.

What Are Community Weekends?

August 19, 2018

Given upcoming student activities over the next two weekends, we want to provide some context around Community Weekends at CA. Community Weekends are designated weekends when the Student Life Office hosts programming that has historically attracted many students. We designate these weekends Community Weekends so families can plan for times when their child(ren) will spend at least a portion of their weekend enjoying the activities at CA and engaging with the community. We continue this emphasis to align with research that engagement with the school community outside the classroom creates positive academic and socioemotional outcomes for students. This year, Community Weekends will be September 7-9, September 14-16, November 9-11, March 29-31, and May 10-12.

Health Center During Registration

August 19, 2018

The nurses will be available in the Health Center (SHAC main floor) one hour prior to registration for medication drop-off and questions. To access the Health Center prior to the start of registration, please enter the building via the side door on the pool side of the building.

Per school policy, all controlled medications must be kept in the Health Center and administered to students by the nurses. This includes ADHD medications such as Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta, etc. taken by boarders and day students while at school. The nurses will also oversee the administration of psychotropic medications (such as antidepressants) to boarders, so those medications must also be dropped off in the Health Center.

Guest WiFi Login Details

August 19, 2018

To access Concord Academy’s guest wifi system, please follow the following steps:

  • Select “CA-Guest” from the wifi networks
  • Open a web browser window on your device, which should open a login screen
  • Enter “Guest” for the username
  • And “Concord1922” for the password

If you have any trouble logging in, please reach out to IT at tech_support@concordacademy.org

 

Quick References for Boarding Parents

August 19, 2018

If as a boarding parent you need to get in touch with the adult on duty within your child’s house, please refer to the number below for your child’s campus house. Note that many adults teach and coach and therefore may not be able to receive your call until later in the evening. For all urgent matters, call the Administrator on Duty at (978) 402-2388. Please remember that your child’s advisor is a great resource as well.

ADMADJAJA House Faculty Cell: (978) 831-3889
BRADFORD House Faculty Cell: (978) 505-3875
HAINES House Faculty Cell: (978) 831-3887
HOBSON House Faculty Cell: (978) 831-3886
PHELPS House Faculty Cell: (978) 831-3884
WHEELER House Faculty Cell: (978) 505-3890

Subscribe to Athletic Team Calendars

August 16, 2018

We have a tool that allows you to sign up for calendar feeds for specific athletic team schedules. These calendars can automatically sync with your calendar on your desktop or mobile device of choice, and events are automatically updated should a game be canceled or moved. Learn more about how to subscribe to team calendars.

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