Did You Know Newsletter: January 5, 2015
Published on Jan 5, 2015 08:44

January 5, 2015

Attention: Juniors Interested in National Honor Society Membership
If at the end of first semester, your GPA makes you eligible for membership in the National Honor Society, you will need 30 hours of community service. You may want to check your current community service status and complete any extra hours that may be needed. Please note that this information is in the Student Handbook and also on the CRLS website.


Message from the Friends of CRLS
Dear CRLS Community,

Friends of CRLS thanks you for your support for and generosity toward the students, alumni, and staff of our wonderful and unique high school!

Best wishes to all for a joyous, peaceful transition into 2015.


Everybody is Welcome at Math Club
We think through challenging questions and learn creative ways to solve problems. Participate in the American Math Contest (AMC), which will take place on Tuesday, February 3 at 2:45PM in Room 3124. Stop by Room 3124 or email Mr. Patterson for more info!


Spend a Semester Studying in the Bahamas at The Island School
Come to an informational meeting on January 15 at 1:10PM in the CCRC to learn more about this opportunity. Learn more >>


Calling Interested Parents to Share their Skills, Experience, and Insights
Parents! Please consider sharing your skills, experience, and insights with a CRLS senior who is eager to contribute to your work!

The CRLS Senior Internship Program is currently seeking second semester placements for senior interns. Internship candidates have expressed interest in the following fields, and we would love to hear what else might be out there:

Health Care, Journalism, Fashion, Politics, Human Rights, Business, Science, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Science/Animal Care

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about supervising a CRLS Intern, please contact Kathleen FitzGerald at 617.349.4946. The program runs during 3rd and 4th blocks (12:15 - 2:30PM) Monday - Friday, except alternating Fridays when students attend an in-school seminar, from February through May, 2015. These are unpaid internships.


Let's Talk about Relationships
Young Women of CRLS! Are you interested in joining your peers in great conversation about relationships? Every Thursday in the Teen Health Conference Room, both lunches.  We provide the pizza, you decide the topics you wish to discuss. Join a great, ongoing group. Girls only, but tell your guy friends about their opportunity every Thursday in the RSTA conference room. Come on your own or bring your friends.

Guys! Are you "hungry" for good conversation? Every Thursday Lunch A or B, come to the RSTA conference room (#1312), for a guys only discussion group about relationships - come enjoy pizza and discussion with fellow CRLS guys. You decide the topics. Come on your own or bring friends.

Girl's Hockey

Interested in playing ice hockey?
The CRLS School Girls Ice Hockey Team is now able to open tryouts for this year to 8th grade students in the City of Cambridge. Parents, if you have a daughter in 8th grade who would like to place ice hockey for the high school team please contact Director of Athletics, Tom Arria ASAP via email or call 617.349.6690.

Students interested should have previous experience either playing or skating experience. Expectations for participation in a high school sports is 2 hours or practice per day 6-7 days per week. Games are typically scheduled on Wednesday nights or Saturday day or nights.

Once you contact Tom Arria, parents must register students online through Family ID and submit a valid physical and a certificate of completion for the online concussion course. If you have any questions you can contact Tom Arria or Head Coach Katelyn Greene

College Ready

Attention Juniors & Seniors:
Be College Ready! Free Mentor Tutors, Hot Pizza and Treats

New: Free SAT Prep! Wednesdays! Planning, applications, mentoring, and college essay writing available for you, Wednesdays after school in the CCRC. Free Mentor Tutors! College and essay writing support and advice. Meet college deadlines and goals.

When: Wednesdays | 2:30 - 5PM (alternative days available)
Where: Career and College Resource Center, Room 1501
What: Cambridge School Volunteer Mentor Tutors

First-come, first-served. Don't miss out! Free college mentors with with you on individual needs. Once matched with a mentor you may schedule alternative days, if needed. Free hot pizza and treats.

Upward Bound

MIT/Wellesley Upward Bound Program is Recruiting 9th Graders
The MIT/Wellesley Upward Bound Program provides after school tutoring during the school year and a six-week residential summer program at Wellesley College. Upward Bound 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.


Need Volunteer Hours? Interested
in Teaching?

Breakthrough is looking for teachers and tutors for our after school program. You will get hands-on classroom experience teaching and mentoring 6-10 middle school students. Breakthrough has consistently been ranked one of the best internships in the country. The program happens every Monday right after school here at CRLS. Questions? Email us or visit our website. Want to apply? Send a short letter explaining why you are interested in working with us.


Career & College Resource Center
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 >>

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! Check us out at the CCRC on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Appointments are also available on other days, evenings, and weekends at our office in Central Square (11 Inman St. Right behind City Hall). Contact Nadia Davila (617.868.2900) or 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 >>

Harvard CHANCE
Free SAT tutoring, homework help, or college advising from Harvard students Mondays 3:30 - 5PM and 6 - 8PM at the Harvard Science Center, Room 222. Pizza is provided each week! Questions? Email us or visit our website.

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

Weekly Highlights from January 5 - 11, 2015

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming
Spot On: Celeste Lecompte
Mon. | 9:30PM, Thurs. | 9:30PM

CRLS Swim Meet (Live)

Thurs. | 4PM

Stories to Explore

Sat. | 10:30AM, Sun. | 2:30PM

Tomorrow Today: The Science Magazine
Sat. | 4PM, Sun. | 6PM

Schedule & Streaming
School Committee Meeting (Live)
Tues. | 5PM

White House Chronicle
Thurs. | 10PM, Sun. | 5PM

Classic Arts Showcase
Fri. | 6PM, Sat. | 10AM


February 24 - 27
Appointments will be sent out the beginning of 2nd Semester.


The CRLS Yearbook is now on sale. Buy early and save! The cost is $75 by January 31 and $85 after January 31.
Learn more >>


Cambridge in Motion presents this week's healthy snack suggestion: Hard-boiled egg and mini box of raisins. Learn more >>


The City of Cambridge Scholarship awards $2,500 to Cambridge residents wishing to pursue post-secondary education.  Applications are due March, 9 2015 and are available throughout all City buildings, online, and on the CRLS Scholarship database that will be available soon.

For more information please contact the Finance Department at Cambridge City Hall at 617.349.4220

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