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Reunion Weekend 2019: Concord Academy Alumnae/i Reflect and Reconnect

From June 7 through June 9, CA welcomed more than 200 alumnae/i and former faculty back to campus. Idyllic spring weather set the tone for a reunion weekend with strong turnout and great energy.

Commencement 2019

On May 31, a day of hope and promise, Concord Academy celebrated its 97th graduating class. A mixture of solemnity and high spirits marked the occasion, on which Assistant Head and Academic Dean John Drew P’15 ’19, soon to depart CA to become the head of the White Mountain School in Bethlehem, N.H., delivered the Commencement address.

Object Lessons: CA Students in a History of Concord Class Illuminate the Past at the Concord Museum

Culminating a deep dive into what goes into making museum exhibitions, students in CA history teacher Kim Frederick’s history course Object Permanence: Concord and the American Nation gave gallery talks on May 9 at the Concord Museum.

Claudia Rankine Speaks about Citizen: An American Lyric at Concord Academy

On May 15, acclaimed poet Claudia Rankine brought to life the experience of Citizen: An American Lyric, an award-winning, genre-defying book of reflection, art, and cultural criticism, and a required text in Concord Academy’s sophomore English curriculum. Through...

CA Turns 97!

On April 22, Concord Academy turned 97 years old! We celebrated on campus with a cupcake truck full of birthday goodies for everyone! Thank you to all of you for helping to build this wonderful, welcoming, collaborative community. See some photos of the celebration...

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CA Alumnae/i Networking on LinkedIn

Are you looking to connect professionally with other Concord Academy alumnae/i? Our LinkedIn Alumnae/i Group and LinkedIn School Page are both great resources! Make sure you are connected to, and following, both of these pages to find other alumnae/i in your city or...

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Red and Blue Day 2019

The tradition continues! Last spring, Concord Academy revived Red and Blue Day, an afternoon of friendly field day competition and a welcome change of pace as the end of the school year nears. This year’s surprise announcement came on May 3.
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Composer-in-Residence Stefanie Lubkowski Is Getting Students Involved in Creating New Music

Usually, the Chameleon Chamber Players listen to unfamiliar pieces before trying to play them. But this year, the five-member advanced ensemble had a chance to approach music differently thanks to a gift of funding for Concord Academy’s new composer-in-residence, Stefanie Lubkowski. In addition to teaching individual lessons in composition, Lubkowski has included student-musicians in the creation and development of an entirely new work. Her approach speaks to one of her main professional goals: to help young people see writing music as a dynamic process.
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Let Us Loan You a CA Banner for Your Next CA Gathering!

Are you getting together with your CA friends this summer? For a CA classmates’ wedding? Maybe a BBQ? Let us know and we’ll loan you a CA banner so you can take a picture for the next magazine! Contact Emily Walberg at emily_walberg@concordacademy.org.

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Memo to Parents of Spring Team-Sport Athletes

Congratulations on your child earning a position on a CA spring team sport! It is an honor to represent CA on the playing field. Your child will be in great hands, as our spring coaching staff is a committed and talented group of educators.
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Urged by CA Students, Concord Select Board Approves Resolution in Support of a Green New Deal

“Only one world” and “No more excuses” read the signs a Concord Academy student delegation carried down Main Street toward the Concord Town House, where 10 CA students appeared before the Concord Select Board on February 19. Organizing as part of Sunrise, a national youth movement to address climate change and create millions of jobs in the process, the students were some of many around the country appealing to city councils, town boards, and county commissions last week, in the hope that widespread local support will push federal action on the Green New Deal resolutions now before Congress. They were successful in urging the town of Concord to pass a symbolic resolution calling on the federal government to support the legislation.
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