Book Review: Orbiting Jupiter

I have read many books. Most of them are forgettable—fun at the time, but not very meaningful to me. Others stay with me. Orbiting Jupiter is in the second category. Its beauty is in its simplicity. I have never forgotten its story. The premise is simple. Joseph is a...

Fall Semester Film Assembly

On Wednesday, January 11, the Concord Academy community was treated with the work from the students in the film program during the fall semester. Projects from Intro to Film, Intro to Animation, and Intermediate Animation were featured. They included walking...

Movie Review: Glass Onion

Over CA’s winter break, many found themselves glued to the TV as the twists and turns of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery played out before them. Without any spoilers, the basic plot is as follows: a powerful tech tycoon invites his longtime friends and associates to...

WOYM Play Festival

On Friday, January 13, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., What’s On Your Mind (WOYM), a student-run playwriting club, held a play festival in the Performing Arts Center. This event featured eleven five to ten minute plays written and read by Concord Academy students. These...

Help Me, Larraée

Bestie Larraée, I can not get across to you how angry I am. I keep trying to do my work in class, but this person behind me will not stop chewing their gum so loudly! I asked them if they could stop, respectfully, but they just laughed and called me sensitive. What...

An Old Wives Tale My Father Used to Tell Me

Chuyện là vào một ngày tháng 5, tôi đến trường để đón em tôi và vô tình bắt gặp một gia đình nọ. Một cậu bé chạc tuổi em tôi, tầm khoảng 10 tuổi, chạy ra khỏi lớp học và bật khóc trong lòng người cha. Tôi chẳng biết chuyện gì đã xảy ra nhưng dường như cậu con trai đã...

Winterfest 2023 Overview

Winterfest, a beloved annual tradition at Concord Academy, took place on Saturday, January 28 in the Stu-Fac and PAC. Winterfest consisted of merchandise, fresh-made food, fun games, raffles, and a schoolwide talent show; there was certainly plenty for everyone to...

Faculty Profile: Ayres-Stiles Hall

Ayres Stiles-Hall was not originally going to be a teacher.  “My grandfather was a lawyer […] and I had thought that I was gonna to be one [as well],” he explained. It was only in the middle of his college career when he witnessed a professor arguing with his...