As the Concord Academy community gathered on campus on September 30 to celebrate the opening of CA Labs, the day was filled with festivities held in the flexible new science and interdisciplinary facility. A sense of accomplishment was abundant among attendees, as was pride in the...

  On May 7, 2015, a group of Concord Academy students from the Advanced Environmental Science: Communities class stepped from the hot urban sun through a large warehouse door into a cavernous industrial space. The tall ceiling beams were worn from America’s industrial age, the floor...

“This is no ordinary groundbreaking,” said Head of School Rick Hardy as he invited his colleagues to lift their ceremonial shovels — ever so slightly — before hundreds of faculty, staff, students, family members, alumnae/I, and friends at Concord Academy this past weekend. “It’s CA,...

Students in the Literature of Concord go out on the town to explore its literary legacy firsthand. On a late November morning, 10 students from Leigh Gilmore’s Literature of Concord course hot-footed it out of chapel and jumped into a pair of minivans waiting to shuttle...

  Sarah Yeh, of the History Department, envisions an archaeology course that would give students the chance to dig into the very soils of history, right in our own backyard. Along the northern banks of the Assabet River, about two miles from campus, sits the former...

Students in the DEMONs group (which stands for dreamers, engineers, mechanics, and overt nerds) have elevated their extracurricular contributions to considerably engineered heights: Among many other projects, they have built a hovercraft, a robot, and a system that delivers river-depth measurements from the banks on...

Bringing people to campus whose life experiences are different from the majority of our population “is going to matter,” says Ayres Stiles-Hall, an English teacher and member of the Community and Equity group. “It’s going to challenge the assumptions that underpin some of their lives....

Over the summer, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston partnered with Concord Academy and Reggie Wilson, artistic director of Brooklyn’s Fist and Heel Performance Group, for a weeklong program that culminated in a production for 400 visitors. Last winter, Rashaun Mitchell ’96 partnered with CA and...

For seven years, the InSPIRE program (Interested Students Pursuing Internship and Research Experiences) has been sending CA students out into the world for summer experiences in science-related fields. Participants have shadowed neurosurgeons in hospitals, worked in research labs, and witnessed what it’s like to work...

  A summer sabbatical for teachers teaching Shakespeare.   Plummet into the Elizabethan era of Shakespeare’s performances, fall through the heavens of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and land on the stage. Hell lies below you, next to you are the engaged and brawling townspeople, and in front of...