Senior College Portfolio Workshop Overview

As the college application season continues, many seniors interested in the visual arts have begun to look into their art supplements and portfolios. Whether it’s going to an art school, or taking a visual arts minor or certificate in college, the student artists at...

Movie Review: The Card Counter

The Card Counter, written and directed by Paul Schrader, was released on September 10th, 2021. Schrader is widely known for creating intense films such as Taxi Driver and First Reformed. The protagonist of The Card Counter, William Tell, is played by Oscar Isaac. The...

Du Collège au High School

Je suis en classe d’anglais. Je parle avec mes nouveaux camarades, et tout-à-coup, je veux dire le mot trousse. C’est juste un mot ordinaire. Mais je ne me souviens plus du mot en anglais. Il y a trois mois, cela n’aurait pas été un problème: j’aurais parlé en...
Club Expo Review

Club Expo Review

Club Expo is one of the most popular traditions at Concord Academy. Hosted on the night of Friday, September 10th in the Stu-Fac, Club Expo showcased the various clubs that students can join. It is a time for the community to come together, and introduce the many...

Getting to Know Grant Hightower

This year, Grant Hightower has joined the Concord Academy community as the Director of Community and Equity. Previously, this position has been held by both Courtney Thomas and Peter Boskey. Prior to joining CA, Grant worked with Reading Public schools as the director...

Faculty Profile: Benny Abraham

Benny Abraham joined Concord Academy’s Modern & Classical Languages Department this year as a Latin teacher. Abraham has taught Latin since 2004, previously teaching 7th-12th graders at the Harpeth Hall School, an all-girls independent school in Nashville, TN, for...

Faculty Profile: Desiree Sheff

Concord Academy prides itself upon its “world-class faculty” and continues to find passionate educators to help make CA the school it is today.  Desiree (Des) Sheff, recently joined CA’s mathematics faculty after being a highly respected teacher for twenty years....

A Brief History of Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is a holiday observed by people of the Jewish faith. Yom Kippur takes place nine days after the first day of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year; it is a time for introspection and making promises for the coming year. Jewish people...