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

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

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    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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    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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Our Campus

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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  • Parents, PSATs, and Play: Highlights From 2014–15 Family Weekend

    Posted October 20, 2014

    Family Weekend got underway bright and early on the crisp morning of Friday, Oct. 17, when parents and family members filed into the Chapel, taking the place of the students for the day.

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  • Fall Mainstage Musical Production: "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

    Posted October 14, 2014

    The Concord Academy Performing Arts Department proudly presents its Fall Mainstage Musical Production The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes on Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15.

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  • Summer Travels

    Posted October 14, 2014

    Fifty-four students participated on four different trips this summer, from backpacking in Yosemite to service trips in Nicaragua, New Orleans, and China. For more about the various expeditions, as well as photos, please click through to read more.

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  • The Return of an Old Friend, the Chameleon Mascot

    Posted October 13, 2014

    For more than 50 years, the chameleon has been this school’s mascot. Click through to watch a video and read the recent announcement about the return of an old friend.

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  • Natalie Stein '17 Selected as a Member of the National Honor Choir

    Posted October 13, 2014

    Natalie Stein '17 has been selected as a member of the National Honor Choir and will attend the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) conference in Nashville, TN at the end of October.

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  • Admissions Open House, October 25

    Posted October 13, 2014

    The CA Admissions Office will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and their families from 1:00 to 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 25. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at (978) 402-2250.

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  • New Book Announcement and Schedule of Readings by English Teacher Cammy Thomas

    Posted October 13, 2014

    CA English teacher Cammy Thomas is excited to announce the publication of her latest book of poems, Inscriptions, published by Four Way Books in NYC. Click through to learn more about the book and a schedule of upcoming local readings.

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  • DEMONS: Time Lapse Video of New 3D Printer at CA

    Posted October 6, 2014

    CA has a new 3D printer, and DEMONS (Dreamers, Engineers, Mechanics, and Overt Nerds) presented a time lapse of their first 3D printed object to the school during announcements. Click through to watch the video filmed by Ryan Hoff ’17 and edited by Ingrid Apgar ’16.

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  • Alumnae/i at Boston Book Festival in October

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Susan Minot '74, Jessica Lander ’06, Stephanie Kuehn '91, and Henriette Lazaridis Power ’78 are among the presenters at the upcoming Boston Book Festival, running from October 24-26, 2014. The festival is an annual free event in Boston that features over 150 presenters over the weekend.

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  • Rappaccini's Daughter Premiere in NYC

    Posted September 12, 2014

    Linsey Abrams '69, director of the graduate writing program at the City College of New York, has written the libretto for a new production at the Theater for the New City. This one-act opera, Rappaccini’s Daughter, is from Nathaniel Hawthorne’s work and tells the story of “two young lovers, with their dreams of a shared future, [who] become the victims of the brilliant Dr. Rappaccini, intent on changing the very laws of nature. “ The opera is paired with another new operatic musical, Seymour Barab’s Out the Window, in a production called The Power of Love and will be performed at Theater for the New City in Manhattan from Sept. 11-28, 2014.

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Saturday October 25th

Admissions Open House

1:00pm - 4:45pm
Wednesday November 5th

Failing Gloriously: The Risks and Rewards of Experiential Teaching and Learning (Katherine Carton Hammer ’68 Faculty Chair Lecture)

Ransome Room, Math and Arts Center, Concord Academy
7:30pm - 9:00pm RSVP
Friday November 14th

Fall Mainstage Musical Production: "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

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