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    LOVE OF LEARNING

    Students and teachers work together as a community of learners dedicated to intellectual rigor and creative endeavor.

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    COMMUNITY

    A deep sense of community shapes every class, activity, and team experience at CA. Community is vital to CA’s culture in which each individual is valued for his/her unique contributions.

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    CONNECTION

    The strong bonds forged among students, faculty, and advisors are at the heart of a Concord Academy education.

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    COMMON TRUST

    Common Trust encourages the development of each student’s full potential within the context of responsibility and service to a larger community.

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    Rachel

    I try to take the train to Boston at least once a month. I love the liveliness, diversity, and colors. I feel alive when I go into the city.

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    Jack

    I love the atmosphere that CA creates. In a school based around common trust, you are given a lot of free time, but expected to turn that free time into ...

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    Ashley

    I absolutely love being a boarder; it's almost like a giant sleepover every night. It's impossible not to make memories with your friends, who are either ...

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    Chris

    You engage students by being engaged. If my students see that I am constantly trying to broaden my understanding of a topic or a problem...

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Set on 27 acres in Concord, MA, the CA campus is a striking mix of historic New England homes and more modern state-of-the-art facilities.

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Our School

The CA campus is just minutes from downtown Concord, Massachusetts - a town rich in historic and literary traditions.

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Sample Schedule

Imagine studying The English Romantics, Advanced Mandarin, and Digital Graphics Design. Those are just some of the challenging and inventive course offerings at CA.

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  • Boys Basketball Wins Thriller Against Bancroft

    Posted February 23, 2015

    On Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 18, the boys varsity basketball team hosted league opponents Bancroft. It was the second time that the teams had met this season, with the Bulldogs winning the first match up in Worcester, 51–37. This time around, the teams were much more evenly matched.

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  • Updated: Alternate Transportation During Morning Commute for Train Students

    Posted February 19, 2015

    In response to the MBTA’s announcement that they may not be fully operational for several weeks, provided there is no further snow, we have made arrangements to offer two shuttle buses to campus in the morning. Read more for the current schedule.

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  • Historic Snowfall: How CA Is Adapting

    Posted February 17, 2015
    Photo by Nando Martinez ’15

    Greater Boston has received a record amount of snowfall thus far this winter — the most, according to one report, since 1891, when record-keeping began. While these conditions are a challenge, we have been working hard to ensure the safety and well-being of our students, to preserve a healthy teaching and learning environment, and to keep up morale on campus. Read more for a message from Rick Hardy about how CA has been handling the weather.

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  • Fall Semester Student Art Show Gallery

    Posted February 16, 2015

    CA’s Fall Semester Student Art Show & Reception took place on Tuesday, January 6. Students, faculty, staff, and guests gathered at the Math and Arts Center to observe art work from students in CA's many Visual Arts courses offered in the fall semester. The works included brilliantly colored quilts, sculptures, photographs, and paintings.

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  • Spring Break Schedule

    Posted February 16, 2015

    Spring break (yes, spring is coming, despite what this winter has thrown at us) begins on Friday, March 6, with boarders departing at 2:30 p.m. Houses will reopen at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 23.

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  • CA Wrestling vs. Chapel Hill

    Posted February 9, 2015

    CA’s wrestling team took to the mat against Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall on Feb. 6, in a showdown that featured two of the EIL’s top teams. CH-CH had won the teams’ first encounter earlier this season in a 48–30 victory, so Concord was out for revenge in the rematch.

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  • A Hard-fought Battle

    Posted February 3, 2015

    CA’s athletes and fans traveled down Battle Road on Jan. 30 to take on archrival Lexington Christian Academy in the annual Battle of Lexington and Concord. Girls JV basketball, boys JV basketball, wrestling, girls varsity basketball, and boys varsity basketball all compete, and whichever school wins the most games wins the Colonial Red Drum, which serves as the battle’s trophy. After two consecutive years of CA victories, LCA regained possession of the drum in last year’s contest, so Concord was desperate to take it back in 2015.

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  • Fall 2014 Film Assembly Recap

    Posted February 2, 2015

    "As a place where students come to explore their creative tendencies, Concord Academy's film program has seen a surge in both quality and competency as students begin the sequence with a more refined understanding of filmmaking," says Chris Rhodes, Wilcox Fellow and film teacher. "This raises the bar at every level of filmmaking that we offer, which in turn provides the greater CA community with a keen sense of pride in our ability to tell our stories."

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  • Winter Weather Emergency Procedures

    Posted January 26, 2015
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015: A Never-Ending Effort to Better Ourselves

    Posted January 23, 2015

    “Building understanding begins with a willingness to listen to and to talk with one another,” said Rick Hardy in his remarks to begin MLK, Jr. Day on January 20, 2015. The head of school framed the day around the idea that we are “aiming not for perfection, but for humanity, for understanding, for better. Not for the illusion of best, but for the reality of better.”

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Sunday March 8th

CA in NYC: Dinner and Conversation with Students

AperiTIVO Pizza Bar, 780 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10017
6:00pm - 8:00pm RSVP
Tuesday March 10th

CA in NYC: Open Gallery and CA Dance Company Performance with CA Singers

Cheim & Read, 547 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001
6:30pm - 8:00pm RSVP
Wednesday April 8th

An Evening with CA in Washington, DC

The Hamilton, 600 14th St, N.W. Washington, DC 20005
6:30pm - 8:30pm RSVP
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