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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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  • 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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  • Photos & Remarks from MLK Day

    Posted January 20, 2015

    On January 20, 2015, the Concord Academy community gathered to honor and reflect on the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. We have shared a slideshow of photos from the day, as well as remrks made by Rick Hardy, head of school.

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  • Concord Academy Appoints New Athletic Director

    Posted January 19, 2015

    Concord Academy is pleased to announce that Sue Johnson will serve as the new director of athletics, beginning on July 1. For the last eight years, she has been the athletic director at Gann Academy in Waltham. Jenny Chandler, dean of faculty, says Johnson is “a seasoned and visionary AD” who emerged from a remarkably strong and experienced pool of candidates.

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  • Save the Date: Community Spring Event, April 12

    Posted January 19, 2015

    Save the date for the Community Spring Event on Sunday, April 12 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the SHAC. Partnering with international relief agency Stop Hunger Now, we'll package meals for hungry school children across the globe. Following our community service, we'll celebrate with a "block party" featuring food and entertainment.

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  • Battle of Lexington and Concord, January 30

    Posted January 19, 2015

    On Friday, January 30, Concord Academy and Lexington Christian Academy will faced off at LCA in the Battle of Lexington and Concord, an annual competition in which the basketball and wrestling teams compete for the Colonial Red Drum.

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  • Girls' Varsity Basketball Team Volunteers at Maynard Boys & Girls Club

    Posted January 19, 2015

    On Jan. 14, the Concord Academy girls’ varsity basketball team spent the afternoon at the Boys and Girls Club in Maynard, Mass. After a quick tour of the loud, cheery environment, the team jumped into activities.

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  • Call for Essays

    Posted January 19, 2015

    Would you like to see your original nonfiction essay published in CA Magazine? We are inviting alumnae/i to submit previously unpublished works for consideration for the spring issue.

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  • What Are Your Favorite Things About CA?

    Posted January 7, 2015

    Chapel Talks. Advisor lunches. Making friends with people from all over the globe. Using historic Concord as your extended classroom. These are just a few of the things that make Concord Academy a special, unique place. We are compiling a list of 100 Favorite Things About CA in honor of the upcoming centennial, and would love to know your favorite things about Concord Academy.

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  • Mid-Year Chapel

    Posted January 6, 2015

    We hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday and are enjoying a great start to the new year. We are excited to have the students back on campus. To kick off the new semester, today began with a Chapel Talk by Rick Hardy, Head of School. Click here to read his address to the CA Community from Tuesday morning, January 6.

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  • Finding Success in Failure

    Posted December 15, 2014
    Kim Frederick, the 2012-15 Katherine Carton Hammer ’68 Faculty Lecturer

    The History Department's Kim Frederick delivered the 2012–15 Katherine Carton Hammer ’68 Faculty Lecture.

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Sunday January 25th

Alumnae/i and Student of Color Gathering

Lucky Strike Lanes - Jillian’s 145 Ipswich Street (behind Fenway Park) Boston, Massachusetts 02215
3:00pm - 5:00pm RSVP
Wednesday January 28th

Hall Fellow Lecture: Dr. Howard Gardner P’87, '90, '94

Performing Arts Center, Concord Academy
7:30pm - 9:00pm RSVP
Friday June 5th

Reunion Weekend: Classes 1940-2000

Thru: 6/7/2015
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