Formal‌ ‌2021‌

Formal‌ ‌2021‌

Formal 2021 was hosted May 1st on CA campus. Students arrived between 6:15 and 7:15 pm with friends and dates. There were many activities offered including photos, games, food, and dancing. Most wore dresses and suits and ties. Underclassmen and juniors wore cocktail...

Changes in Science Courses for Next Year

Concord Academy’s Science Department has decided to shift their advanced science electives from year courses to semester ones. The department initiated this change with the hope to reflect the nature of CA’s program for upperclassmen overall, which is centered around...
Status of Vaccinations at CA

Status of Vaccinations at CA

By the first week of June this year, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be close to reaching its vaccination goal of 4.1 million residents, and as all COVID-19 guidelines expire on May 29, Concord Academy is in a unique position as it transitions back into a sense...

Will We Ever Reach Herd Immunity?

As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic improve in many places, the question of herd immunity has become relevant once again. Herd immunity is reached when a sufficiently large portion of a population is immune to a contagious disease that the disease cannot...

Sexual Assault Awareness at CA

As a senior girl at Concord Academy, I have heard numerous friends’ stories of sexual harassment, groping, and unwanted physical contact, by peers both on and off of CA campus. At least every couple weeks, I hear different stories about someone, generally girls, being...

Are We Mismanaging Writer’s Block?

The Western public largely accepts that writer’s block exists, that it exists for many people, and that it has existed and will continue existing for a very long time. Unfortunately, the reductive attitude Concord Academy holds toward writer’s block—fueled by mass...

Looking Back on a Year of Virtual Learning

While COVID-19 arguably changed every single aspect of our lives, one of the biggest upheavals that we experienced was the shift to virtual learning. Over the last year, we have gone from a fully online format, where we only met once a week for each course, to a...