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Building an Inclusive Community

What is the key to understanding each other? What allows us to open ourselves to the diverse experience and perspectives of others? How can we create a community strengthened by our differences, rather than one divided by them? How can we engage in difficult conversations around important—and even polarizing—issues in ways that support, respect, and validate all our community members, their belief systems, and backgrounds?

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Bill Velto teaches history in the 'Zoom room'

'What problems do you want to solve?’ As Head of Upper School Robin Follet explains, it's a simple question. But what happens if you use that question to reframe the way we teach and learn? Read it on CA Curious.

the Blora Beauty team

Mary Esposito ’21, Mila Patel ’21, and Sonia Shah ’22 took the top spot in the Young Founders Institute 2020 Fall Makethon, this past weekend, publicly launching Blōra Beauty (formerly Nexkap) and generating $50 in sales in just a few hours.

Ms. Williams' Middle School classroom

As we pass the halfway mark of the first trimester and adjust to the recent move from all-virtual to the cohort model, Head of Middle School Marti Jenkins reflects on what has been, thus far, a very interesting, unique, and fluid first trimester. Read it on CA Curious.

Upper School ceramics students

CA Curious

| October 8, 2020

Essential Arts

Curious about how the Arts at CA are adjusting to this most unusual time?  Read on… Back in the summer, when it became clear that the new school year would be anything but usual, we were asked to rethink our core curricula and focus on the “essential.”  We had already made a great pivot back […]

Dialogue bubbles

At CA, we credit our community’s diversity of beliefs, values, experiences, and perspectives as one of our greatest strengths. As we navigate the challenges of 2020, Director of Equity and Community Engagement Danielle Johnson-Webb discusses how CA is using the Dialogue Across Difference initiative this fall to foster a community that is strengthened by our differences and connected by trust.

Masked students in the makerspace

Next Tuesday, CA students will return to campus for "regular" coursework. The restart of on-campus learning does not mean that things will spring back to normal anytime soon. Head of School Dr. Mike Ehrhardt reflects on the power and value of the new experiences, relationships, adjustments, and sacrifices we've all made over the past few months as we adapt to new routines and refamiliarize ourselves with in-person learning. Read it on CA Curious.

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