Help Me Larry – Late September 2020

Dear Larry,  Help! I’m in a history class with my ex and our teacher keeps creating randomized breakout rooms for class discussions! We’ve been stuck together so much lately, and it’s so awkward. What do I do? Yours,  Broken Up and Broken Out Hey Broken Up and Broken...

Dance at CA 2020-2021

Dance is an art form that incorporates physical interaction, movement, and collaborating with others. In these unprecedented times, some of these factors are not an option anymore. However, even with the distance, the dance department was able to find innovative ways...

NBA Strike

After a nearly five-month hiatus from play, regular seeded NBA games returned on July 30th, 2020. Many players were eager to return to the NBA, but others were hesitant about its return. Perennial All-Star point guard, Kyrie Irving, was among some of the players who...

New Teaching Platform at CA: Padlet

To supplement the virtual learning experience this Short Term at Concord (STAC), many teachers have incorporated new teaching platforms such as Padlet and Nearpod into their classes. The goal of implementing these platforms is to enhance engagement and collaboration...

Concord Academy’s Reopening Guidelines

There is no doubt that the 2020-21 school year will look different from anything our society has ever experienced. Just how different it will be depends on individual schools and the guidelines they follow.  For K-12 public schools in Massachusetts, in-person...

STAC Schedule

Because COVID-19 is still a massive threat to public health, Concord Academy made the tough decision to start the new school year virtually instead of in person. With this decision came the challenge of creating a brand new schedule from the ground up. Finding...