Stories

What does it mean to learn, teach, and live at CA? How are our values realized? How do we translate ambition into action, learning into habit, and friendships into lifelong collaborations? These stories showcase what CA does well and where, buoyed by the Centennial Plan, we are aiming our sights for the future.

CA Houses Unlocked Celebrates the Completion of the CA Houses Initiative

CA Houses Unlocked Celebrates the Completion of the CA Houses Initiative

On October 4, Concord Academy celebrated the completion of the William M. Bailey Commons connecting Haines and Hobson, the final phase of the CA Houses initiative. A series of speaking programs considered the history of Concord and the neighborhood that became this campus, as well as how the new common rooms are already shaping student experiences and enhancing CA courses.

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CA Celebrates the Dedication of the William M. Bailey Commons

CA Celebrates the Dedication of the William M. Bailey Commons

On October 4, more than 100 Concord Academy alumnae/i, former faculty, and current faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the dedication of the new commons connecting Haines and Hobson to Bill Bailey P’87 ’88 ’91, GP’21 ’22, former History Department head, who taught, mentored, and inspired CA students from 1967 through 2002, and whose legacy will endure for decades to come.

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The Compound Rewards of Financial Aid

The Compound Rewards of Financial Aid

Adil Bahalim ’02 didn’t know what boarding school was when his friend, Peter Li ’02, first told him about Concord Academy. Bahalim was living with his family under the poverty line in the suburbs of Houston, though his grades put him comfortably in the top 1 or 2...

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The Affirmation of Financial Aid

The Affirmation of Financial Aid

Financial aid is a gift to recipients and a gift to Concord Academy. To student recipients, financial aid promises equal access to CA’s outstanding education. To the school, enrolling students with demonstrated financial need promises broader perspectives. Both...

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CA Houses Renovations Begin

CA Houses Renovations Begin

A Community-Centered Renovation Plan Takes Shape With its Colonial houses framing the school’s Main Street campus, Concord Academy’s residential life program offers a home-like atmosphere to boarders and exposes day students to a wide world of perspectives. The...

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Bringing Science into Dialogue with Other Disciplines

Bringing Science into Dialogue with Other Disciplines

How can a building facilitate the circulation of ideas? Glass walls and ample natural light. Collaboration zones in wide hallways. Reconfigurable classrooms with retractable, sound-curbing partitions. A rooftop experimental station. And a museum-worthy elevator and...

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