The Centipede

“Mad Dog” Mattis Resigns as Secretary of Defense

Henry Patton ’21

January 30, 2019

The Trump Administration’s Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis resigned December 20th in protest of the President’s sudden announcement that he would withdraw troops from Syria, saying “[the President has] the right to have a Secr...

Interview with Queer Affinity Group and GSA Co-heads

Henry Patton '21

November 28, 2018

The following is an edited transcript of an interview with Matthew Gainsboro, a Q2 (Queer and Questioning) and GSA (Gender Sexuality Alliance) co-head and Keagan Tan, a Q2 and QPOC (Queer People of Color) co-head.   W...

Big Data Club at the “2018 Teradata Analytics Conference”

Charlotte Ko ’20

November 28, 2018

In mid-October, Big Data Club went to the 2018 Teradata Analytics Universe Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two student representatives at the conference, Lucas Ewing ’19 and Haley Wixom ’20 presented their study on gun vi...

Room for Discussion: Harvard Lawsuit and Affirmative Action

Stefano Amador ’19, Helen Wu ’19

November 28, 2018

Introduction to Room For Discussion Based off of the New York Times’ Room For Debate section, Room for Discussion showcases the nuances of the multiple opinions revolving around a current controversial topic in order to en...

Faculty Profile: Karilyn Sheldon

Lisa Liu ‘22

October 19, 2018

     Karilyn Sheldon came to Concord Academy this year joining the Modern & Classical Languages department as a Latin teacher. Before coming to CA, she taught Latin and Greek to 7th-12th graders at Norfolk Academy, an indep...

The Creation of the Chapel: An Interview with Barbara Bailey ’58

Abigail Herrmann and Hannah Fine ‘22

October 19, 2018

Barbara Bailey ’58 graduated Concord Academy in 1958 before taking a larger role in the CA community as a teacher. She entered CA as a freshman boarder from Chicago in 1954 and became a teacher 10 years later. While her exper...

Faculty Profile: Emma Storbeck

Sarah Heuer ’22

October 11, 2018

     Emma Storbeck is a new history teacher at Concord Academy whose focus is Latin America. She said she adored the school as soon as she interviewed. Not only did the teachers and students make her feel welcomed during h...

Dame Vivian Hunt, DBE, ’85 Profile

By Rylie Robinson ‘21

June 9, 2018

This year, Concord Academy is delighted to host Dame Vivian Hunt, DBE, ‘85, a leading businesswoman who has succeeded in diversifying her field, to speak at today’s commencement. Currently working as a lead management consu...

Overview of Field Day

By Samantha Davidson ‘19

June 9, 2018

On May 4th 2018, the whole school gathered in the chapel for an unordinary mid-morning meeting. After sitting for quite some time, Head of School Rick Hardy shared a tale about a school tradition that ended here at Concord Acad...

Opinion: Fostering Political Diversity at CA

Helen Wu '19

December 12, 2017

Concord Academy prides itself on its diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. Our ability to engage diligently and passionately in conversations about social justice and politics defines the environment for activism at our school. The...

Faculty Profile: Abby Jenney

Darley Boit '21

November 28, 2017

Abby Jenney came to Concord Academy as a Donor Experience Officer in the Advancement Department after working as a consultant for six years. Her first job in the general field was at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy where she w...