DYK Newsletter: January 11, 2016
Published on Jan 11, 2016 09:15

January 11, 2016

PSAT/NMSQT Scores Delayed
CRLS has been informed our PSAT/NMSQT scores have been delayed. Ms. Williams from the guidance department will inform students and families as soon as scores become available.

AP Exam Registration is Underway
The deadline to register is February 11, 2016. You can obtain a form and instructions from your AP teacher, your guidance counselor or download online. Any forms received after February 11 will require an additional $35 late fee.   
Questions? Contact AP Coordinator, Sherry Madden.


Watch for Bikes
Many people in our community -- both at our school and Cambridge in general -- are walking and bicycling to get around town. This is terrific, as that way they are able to get some physical exercise and enjoy being outdoors, in addition to reducing the traffic on our roads. Read more >>


CRLS MBTA Monthly Student Pass
Student monthly MBTA passes are available for purchase in the CRLS Main Office. The payment deadline is the 25th of the previous month. The deadline for the February pass is January 25, 2016.

Driver's Ed

Driver's Ed Registration
January 20 | 2:30PM | Main Cafeteria
Classes meet twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The first class will be on January 26, 2016. There are two classroom sessions offered at 2:35PM or 6PM. Sessions are 5 weeks in duration (a total of 10 classes must be attended). Learn more >>


Volunteer with Breakthrough
Breakthrough Greater Boston is looking for CRLS students to be Academic Mentors for our middle school students. Academic Mentors are paired with a student for an entire semester, and Mentors work with their student one-on-one to develop study skills in core academic subjects. Interested? Please contact Kelly Alfaro or stop by the BTGB office in room 2104 to apply.


Club Z! Offers One-on-One Tutoring and SAT/ACT prep in the Student’s Home
Club Z! provides tutoring in all subjects (K-12) including SAT/ACT exam prep. Our number one goal is to raise grades in the classroom. Our qualified tutors work with the student’s school curriculum, instead of a predetermined program that may not relate to current class work. Club Z! tutors also teach effective study skills thus helping students learn “smarter”. For more information please visit us online.

Upward Bound

The MIT/Wellesley Upward Bound Program is currently recruiting CRLS 
9th & 10th graders. 
Upward Bound Program provides after school tutoring during the school year and a six-week residential summer program at Wellesley College. The program also offers academic support and college preparation guidance including college tours and senior seminars. Both the school year and summer session offer various recreational and cultural activities and field trips. For more information or an application please contact: 617.253.5124 or see your Guidance Counselor.


TeenWork Program
The Just-A-Start TeenWork program is a student employment program which provides job readiness preparation, resume preparation training, job shadowing internships, and after-school and/or summer job opportunities for Cambridge teenagers at local businesses. We work with Cambridge youth ages 16-21 who have not yet begun their 2nd year of college. Enrollment is always open. Anyone who wants to apply should pick up an application from the Youth Employment Center (YEC). Learn more >>


Get Involved with FOCA
There are many opportunities for parent engagement at CRLS and the Friends of Cambridge Athletics (FOCA) supports many aspects of this process for the athletics program. Participation is simple and there are many volunteer opportunities. Areas range from FOCA events to serving as parent liaison to teams. To learn more about our work and to get involved visit our website, send an email, or just come to one of our meetings held the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Athletics office 6 - 7:30PM.


FOCA Seeks Parent Volunteer to Support 'Falcon-Wear' Store
FOCA has developed a line of CRLS-branded clothing that is available online, through a portable cart at athletic competitions, and in the school store by the CRLS entry. We now seek a parent to help manage the sales process and promotion. Time requirement is 2- 4 hours/week. Some retail experience helpful. Interested? Contact: Larry Childs.


Career & College Resource Center
uAspire: Free Financial Help
Free Financial Aid Help in the CCRC Thursday and Friday mornings. Students can sign up in the CCRC (next door to the Media Cafe). 617.585.6361

Career Forum for Seniors

January 29 | 1:30PM | CCRC
The Cambridge Fire & Police Departments, City of Cambridge Personnel, the Public Works Department, the U.S. Postal Service and more will present information on well-paying, upward mobility careers. Learn more >>

Look Who's Visiting the CCRC
College representatives will be visiting Room 1501. You must sign up on Naviance and print your confirmation letter to attend. Space is limited. View the Schedule >>

College Readiness Program
Wednesdays | 2:30 - 4:30PM | CCRC
Seniors and juniors, do you need help with filling out college applications or writing your personal statements? What about SAT prep? If so, attend Cambridge School Volunteers' College Readiness Program. We will match you with a mentor, and get you started! ALL OF OUR SERVICES ARE FREE! Early Decision deadlines are quickly approaching!

CSV Free SAT Tutoring
Every Tuesday starting January 12 | 2:30 - 4:30PM
Starting January 12 from 2:30PM to 4:30PM in CRLS' Fiction Room! We will offer SAT prep every Tuesday until May 31st- the week before June's exam date!

CEOC is Here to Help You!
Need help filling out the CSS/PROFILE or other financial aid forms? Wondering how to pay for college? Have questions about navigating the college process? CEOC can help!

Appointments are also available on other days, evenings, and weekends at our office in Central Square (11 Inman St. Right behind City Hall). Contact Tina Alu (617.868.2900) for more information or to make an appointment today!

ACT, SAT, AP Testing
Don't forget to register in advance for these exams. View the Testing Schedule >>

About the DYK: The DYK is a weekly publication for students and families of Cambridge Rindge & Latin School. To submit an announcement, email the DYK. Deadline for submission is Fridays at 10AM each week.

January 11 - 17, 2016

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming

Media Makers: Music Videos
Mon. 10PM & Thurs. 10PM

Falcon Sports World: Sports at CRLS
Mon. 10:30PM & Sun. 8:30PM

Reeling: The Movie Review Show
Tues. 8PM & Sun. 4PM

Stateside Footy: Boston vs. Philadelphia
Fri. 11PM

Schedule & Streaming

Estoy Sano: Spanish Language Cooking Show
Tue. 4PM & Sat. 2:30PM

Legal Ease: Magna Carta
Wed. 7:30PM & Thurs. 1:30PM

Future Talk: The Maker Faire
Wed. 5:30PM & Thurs. 10:30PM

mobile app

Have you downloaded it yet? Don't wait! Download it today to stay informed.  
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The Homework Center is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:30 - 4PM in the CRLS Library.
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Get Involved
Employment Permits
CRLS Student Handbook
Freshman Guide
Winter Athletic Schedule
Senior Information

The Parent Teacher Student Organization at CRLS (PTSO@CRLS) is a network of students, parents, and teachers committed to the continued growth and success of all members of our school community by creating unique opportunities to: communicate, reflect, learn, and support. Learn more about this parent-run organization >>

Free Bike Workshops
with the City of Cambridge
January 13
Learn more >>

MA Statewide Youth Summit
January 16 | 12Noon - 4PM
Worcester, MA
Join us for a statewide summit on school discipline, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Education Justice Alliance (MEJA). RSVP to Rachel Gunther by January 11.

CRLS Information Night
January 20 | 6 - 8PM
CRLS Arts Building
Learn more >>

RSTA Tech Expo

January 20 | 5 - 6PM
CRLS Main Cafeteria
Learn more >>



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