DYK Newsletter: February 1, 2016
Published on Feb 1, 2016 08:48

February 1, 2016

CRLS Modern Dance Company Auditions
February 2
Dancers need to sign up in advance, please see Ms. D in the dance studio room 0621 for more information.

Final Exam Schedule
The schedule for Semester 1 exams, Quarter 2 grades, and course recommendations for next year is now available. Learn more >>


CRLS Scholarship Portal Open
The CRLS Scholarship Application system is now open and will remain open until February 21st. Apply today! 
Learn more >>

City of Cambridge Scholarship
The City of Cambridge Scholarship Fund is now accepting application. Learn more >>


Friends of CRLS (FoCRLS)
FoCRLS, a partner with dozens of local businesses in launching the "100 by 100" Cambridge Business Community Scholarship Initiative, is thrilled to announce that its goal of $10,000 for the CRLS Class of 2016 has been reached! In what FoCRLS plans to continue as an annual scholarship drive, the organization will award five $2000 first-time "100 by 100" scholarships to graduating seniors who have shown persistent and progressive engagement and promise in the S-T-E-A-M fields: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. Click here to see the Cambridge Chronicle & Tab article at wickedlocal.com.

Friends of CRLS -- a 501(c)3 nonprofit association committed to bringing opportunities to CRLS students, faculty, and grads -- will present a total of $30,000 this year through a wide variety of scholarships and awards at The Class of 2016 Scholarships and Awards Night on Thursday, May 19th with a reception to follow. Seniors, click here to apply for these and other scholarships and awards at cps.crls.us by February 21st. For more information about Friends of CRLS, go to focrls.org, email [email protected], call 857.235.9290, or visit Room 2136 in the main/Rindge building.


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.


Are you looking for a job?
Year round or for the summer? Become a lifeguard! American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course is being offered here at CRLS during S2 on Silver days from 6:45 - 7:45AM in the War Memorial Facility. If interested and to get prepared, please contact Ms. Varella in Wm 114 or at the pool on Silver Days in the morning before school this week!


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

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.

February 1 - 7, 2016

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming

Spot On: The Word
Mon. 9:30PM & Thurs. 9:30PM

CRLS Wrestling (Live)
Tues. 5PM  

Meet the Author: John Grisham
Sat. 10AM & Sun. 2PM  

The Kamla Show: Filmmaker Mira Nair
Mon. 11:30PM 

Schedule & Streaming

Cambridge School Committee Meeting (Live)
Tues. 6PM 

Classic Arts Showcase
Wed. 6PM & Thurs. 10AM 

Road to Recovery: New Technologies for Health & Wellness
Mon. 8PM & Sat. 2PM

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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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CRLS Student Handbook
Freshman Guide
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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 >>

DigiGirlz Day
March 25 | 8:30AM-3PM
Microsoft Technology Center, 225 Main Street at Kendall Center, Cambridge
RSVP to: [email protected]
Release form >>
More info >>

13th Annual Nami Walks
May 14, 2016 | 9AM
To raise awareness about mental health and combat stigma. Register online!
More Information >>

2nd Semester
Parent Events
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