DYK Newsletter: October 23, 2017
Published on Oct 23, 2017 10:38

October 23, 2017

Family Conferences
In a continued effort to strengthen relationships with families and to support student achievement, CRLS will offer expanded times for Family-Teacher Conferences on October 24-26, 2017. In addition to increased availability for conferences, CRLS will utilize the online pre- registration program as well as maintaining an open walk-in time which requires no pre-registration.

In order to implement the extra hours we will have an early release and a delayed opening for students as well as an evening event. The schedule is as follows.

Tuesday, October 24 from 12:20 - 3PM
Wednesday, October 25 from 8:10 - 11AM
Thursday, October 26 from 6 - 8PM
View Details >>

CRLS Parent-to-Parent Group Starting Nov. 2
The overall purpose of the Parent-to-Parent Group is to build community and support each other. Participating in this group will give parents an opportunity to meet other parents, share experiences, and support each other through these challenging yet exciting times.

The CRLS Parent-to-Parent Group is open to all CRLS parents / guardians and will be held on the first Thursday of the month form 6- 7:30PM in the Principal Conference Room. A light meal is provided. Childcare provided upon request.
For more information please contact, Greta Hardina, CRLS family Liaison.


Community Service Hours for Haggerty Alumni
Thursday, October 26th | 5:30 - 7PM
CRLS students needed to help with the upcoming International Potluck at Haggerty School. For more information, please contact Lissa Galluccio, Family Liaison, Haggerty School.

Literacy day

Get Your Community Service Hours
Cambridge Family Literacy Fun Day will be celebrated on Saturday, November 4th, 10:30AM to 2:30PM at Cambridge City Hall. We are in need of high school student volunteers to help with set-up of the event, be at one of many activities that will be happening throughout the day and clean-up. You can volunteer for the full day or part of the day. Organizers of the event will begin to set-up at 8AM. Clean-up should be done by 3:30PM. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested, please email Debbie or call 617.349.6492. Thank you!

Glocal Challenge

2017-18 Glocal Challenge
Each year the City of Cambridge, in collaboration with EF Education First, and the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS), hosts a competition at CRLS called the Glocal Challenge. This competition asks high school students to come up with real-world solutions to global challenges that have local implications. We work with hundreds of students from November-January to help them come up with innovative solutions that are implementable. Read on >>

Primes Circle

Applications for the Spring 2018 session of PRIMES Circle at MIT are now open!
PRIMES Circle is an after school math enrichment program for local high school students.

More information about the program, including student testimonials, can be found on our website. View the Flyer >>

Registration is Now Open for the MIT Educational Studies Program, Splash 2017
Splash is for students in grades 9–12 only and will run November 18 and 19, the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Splash will use a lottery to assign students to classes. You will have until Friday, October 27, 11:59PM EDT to enter lottery preferences.

Start the registration process by completing registration steps. View the class catalog. Make sure to pick and rank your classes by the deadline. Student class assignments, as determined by the lottery, will be released by October 30th.


MBTA Pass Information

MBTA passes are available in the Main Office. Learn more >>


Aspen Access for Families
Aspen allows you to view your child's grades, attendance, class work, and homework any time it is convenient for you. There is a link to Aspen from the CRLS parents web page. We are here to help support you with any login issues. We can also provide you with some tips for navigating through the Aspen tabs. Please email the CRLS Tech Center anytime. 


CRLS Sandwich Ordering System
Save time and order your sandwich ahead of time. All orders must be placed by 10AM that day. Pickup your sandwich in the CRLS Main cafeteria. Check it out >>


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.

Breakthrough Cambridge

Teach or Tutor with Breakthrough Greater Boston this Semester
Be an Academic Mentor: Breakthrough Greater Boston is looking for students and professionals to serve as Academic Mentors for our middle and high school students. Academic Mentors help our students build study skills, get organized, and improve their academic performance. Additional details and application info can be found on our website.

Teach in our School Year Program: Breakthrough Greater Boston is currently seeking dynamic and talented high school and college students with a passion for urban education to teach during our After School Program. Teaching Fellows will be responsible for delivering instructional content in a structured and supportive classroom setting consisting of 6-10 middle school students. Teaching Fellows receive training, professional development, and ongoing instructional coaching and support from experienced teachers throughout the fellowship. Additional detail and application info can be found on our website.


Are You Our Newest Volunteer? Opportunities K-12
Do you want to connect more deeply to the community? Would you like to help a local student to succeed? Cambridge School Volunteers is currently seeking tutors, classroom volunteers, college mentors, Reading Buddies, and more to help students in the Cambridge Public Schools. Our volunteers are in every public school, from junior kindergarten through the high school, helping students to succeed in school. Could you be our next great volunteer? We hate to brag, but our volunteers are the cat's meow. Come join us this fall by signing up for a volunteer orientation! (Remember, returning volunteers don't need to come to an orientation, but you will be asked to come in to re-register.) Please share this with people that you know that could inspire, nurture, or coach a student to succeed.
Sign up >>


Career & College Resource Center
Careers in Early Childhood & Part time employment at Bright Horizon's
Come and meet the Recruitment Coordinator for Bright Horizons and earn about career opportunities!
Monday, October 30th, Period 3 (ALL LUNCHES) Sign up on Naviance. Learn more >>

Resume Writing for Seniors
Class of 2018 Don't miss this opportunity to get help capturing all of your accomplishments on paper!
Friday, Oct. 27th, Period 4 in the CCRC.
Sign up on Naviance.

Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV)
CSVDrop-in Math Help Available
Stop by the Tutoring Center, Room 2132, 7:30 - 8AM, Monday through Friday, to see Mr. Duche, Academic Support Teacher. Come any morning for help with your math problems!

Tutoring Center
Do you need your own 1:1 tutor to help in any subject? Come by the Tutoring Center, Room 2132, to fill out a request form for a tutor. See Mr. Duche or Ms. Williams. Cambridge School Volunteers will work to find a tutor who can help you once or twice a week.

Tutoring sessions happen before school, 7:30 - 8AM, Mon-Fri or after school, 2:45 - 3:45PM, Mon-Fri. starting September 25. Don't wait until you are behind! Request some support now.

Are you interested in volunteering? Please contact
Deandra Williams at 617.349.6794.

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

First Work
If you are 14 or 15 years old, there are jobs available through First Work. Apply in Room 1312 between 7:15AM and 3PM. Must be 14 or 15 years old to apply.

uAspire: Free Financial Help
Free financial aid help is available in the CCRC Tuesday through Friday mornings. Make an appointment by clicking here or call Simone at 413.829.4494 to schedule an appointment.

let's connect

Let's Connect! 

Stay in the loop by joining our social media communities.
Follow CRLS on Facebook and Twitter today.

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.


Family Conferences
Early Release Day

October 24 | 12Noon - 3PM

Family Conferences
Delayed Opening

October 25 | 8 - 11AM

Athletics Registration Begins
October 25

Family Conferences
October 26 | 6 - 8PM

Athletics Winter Sports Student Meeting
November 1 | 2:45 - 3:15PM

View 2017-18 CRLS Family Events >>

View the complete CRLS online calendar >>


Weekly Highlights
October 23 - 29, 2017

SmartTV 98

Schedule & Streaming
Falcon Sports World: Student Athlete Interviews
Mon. 10:30PM & Sun. 8:30PM

What’s Up Cambridge: Confucius Classroom 10/3/17
Sat. 7PM & Sun. 9PM

The Dungeon of Dreck: Night of the Living Dead
Sat. 11PM

Local Music Rocks: Ian Archibold
Tue. 9PM & Sun. 5PM

Schedule & Streaming

Museum Open House: Harvard Glass Flowers Museum
Mon. 7PM & Sat. 11:30AM

Estoy Sano! The Spanish Language Cooking Show
Thu. 4PM & Sun. 2:30PM

White House Chronicle: News & Analysis
Tue. 10PM & Sun. 5PM

Located at CRLS. Learn more about offered services. Make an appointment today!
View the Flyer >>

2017-18 CRLS

Join us at the School Council meetings on the last Tuesday of each month. Learn more >> 

The Homework Center is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:30 - 4PM in the CRLS Library. Learn more >>

October 31 | 11AM, 12PM
November 13 | 6PM, 7PM
November 28 | 11AM , 12Noon
Learn more >>

Cambridge in Motion presents this week's Healthy Snack Suggestion: Hard-boiled egg and celery.

Get Involved
Employment Permits
CRLS Student Handbook
Apsen Parent Account
(to get progress reports)

CRLS Zone Map
Block Schedule
Fall Athletic Schedule

mobile app icons

Stay informed via our FREE mobile app! 
Details >>  

find it

Looking for things to do in Cambridge? Then take a peek at Find It Cambridge!



Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
459 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: 617.349.6749
Staff Listing

Facebook Twitter Instagram

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2024 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved.