What Sports Teams Are Doing to Stay in Touch

Hung Trieu, the coach of the Girls’ Varsity Tennis Team, stood smiling in a parking lot. He hit the tennis ball so high that it touched the sky. The tennis ball entered freefall at lightning speed but landed delicately on Trieu’s tennis racket. He smiled confidently...

Loss of Spring Sports Season

Quarantine is not only impacting our ability to attend in-person classes and school events,  but also the spring athletics season. Games and practices after school are such a critical component of a typical school day and will definitely be missed this season. Concord...

Exercise During Quarantine

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, people around the globe are isolated in their homes. The shut down of all non-essential businesses subsequently closed all the gyms in Massachusetts. However, in these trying times, many people are turning to fitness as a method...

The Science Behind Distance Learning

Two and a half months have passed since the United States has found itself on Zoom, Facetime, and any other app that provides people the slightest opportunity of human contact. For most students at Concord Academy, Zoom is one of the only connections to school, with...

How will CA be Affected by COVID-19?

COVID-19 has sent a chilling effect across the United States and across the world. Offices, schools, and businesses have already begun adapting to telecommunications substitutions and avoiding in-person contact to limit the spread of the virus. Like many other...

How is Social Media Affected by COVID-19

Have you ever tried to make a TikTok because you feel bored at home in these two months? Or, did you suddenly become “Tik Tok famous?” If the answer is “yes”, you are not alone.  Despite the difficulties it causes, the coronavirus has some positive effects on the...

Things to Do During Quarantine

Our lifestyle has changed drastically over the span of two months, as the COVID-19 pandemic settled in and restrained our physical contact with the outside world. Waking up every weekday to Zoom’s blue logo staring back at you, spending an excessive amount of time...

The “Chinese” Virus

Towards the end of 2019, a novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China. And upon writing this article, upwards of a quarter-million people have succumbed to the virus now named COVID-19. However, despite the coronavirus claiming the lives of people from a multitude of...

Project Athena Conference

On May 23, I hosted a Zoom conference called Project Athena, which addressed sexism in education and different fields of work for middle and high school girls. Sexism is an issue that every girl faces in her life; it’s unavoidable. Women must work three times as hard...

Plans for CA Academic Year 2020-2021

During these uncertain times, it’s normal to wonder about the future. Like many things, the future of Concord Academy is unclear due to COVID-19. With a limited amount of time, the administration put together a distance learning curriculum for this semester, shocking...