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Laura Twichell '01 Named Interim Academic Dean

January 09, 2019

I am very pleased to announce that Laura Twichell ’01 has agreed to serve as CA’s interim academic dean for 2019-20, beginning on July 1. She is respected for her skills as a learning leader, her commitment to issues of equity and inclusion, and her thoughtful approach to mentoring students.

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Gap Year Fairs: January 12, 13, and 14

December 31, 2018

The CCO encourages seniors considering a gap year to attend one of the local gap year fairs taking place on January 12, 13, and 14. In attendance will be over 30 vendors representing internship, travel, and service opportunities, domestically and abroad. For more information, please visit this site.

Concord Academy’s 2018 Holiday Music Concert

December 20, 2018

On Friday, December 14, the Elizabeth B. Hall Chapel resounded with songs of cheer at CA’s annual Holiday Music Concert. The Concord Academy community gathered to celebrate the holiday season and support the many musicians performing: the Chorus, Concord Academy Singers, Chamber Orchestra and Ensembles, and several student-led singing groups.

Concord Academy Desktop and Cell Phone Wallpaper (for you!)

December 20, 2018

As part of our holiday wishes to you, we’ve compiled some imagery from around campus for you to use as computer and cell phone backgrounds. We hope this brings back happy, proud memories of your time here with us.

Campus Scene: December 2018

December 18, 2018

Senior Holiday Chapel on Thursday, December 20

December 15, 2018

Each year the senior class performs for the entire boarding community on the final night of the semester. The performances range from musical performances to readings based on a winter or holiday theme. This year’s performance will take place on Thursday, December 20, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. All senior parents are welcome to attend. Prior to the performance, the senior class will take part in a community dinner.

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.

MLK Day Programming on Monday, January 21

December 14, 2018

On Monday, January 21, school will be in session to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The school day will consist of a keynote address by Rodney Glasgow and a variety of workshops for students to attend. All workshops will be led by students and faculty around topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion. They are designed to build understanding, strengthen community, and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy of nonviolent activism and pursuit of social justice.

Fall Student Art Show on January 21

December 13, 2018

The CA Visual Arts Department’s Fall Student Art Show will open on January 21 at 2:45 p.m. in the Math and Arts Center (MAC), following the school-wide Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The show features work from all students enrolled in a fall-semester art course, curated throughout the three floors of the MAC. In addition, the show will feature the works of departmental study students and those in advanced courses in the basement of the MAC.

Reminder: Order Spring Semester Books!

December 12, 2018

The online bookstore is now officially open! Please order your books as soon as possible if you have not yet done so.

Junior Class Ring Orders

December 11, 2018

The Herff Jones Company will be handling the Concord Academy ring order this year for the class of 2020. A reminder that their representative will be coming to Concord Academy on Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to measure juniors who are interested in ordering a class ring. Should you have any questions, feel free to call Jackie Decareau at 978-402-2202, or email her at You may also contact the Herff Jones representative, Mike McCann, at 781-749-2426 or