Did You Know Newsletter: January 20, 2015
Published on Jan 20, 2015 11:39

January 20, 2015

Attention All Seniors: Need Money
for College?
Apply to numerous scholarships all at once using the CRLS Online Application system. The 2015 Scholarship Application system is now open. We encourage all students to apply and not miss out on these valuable funding opportunities.
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Need a Space to Study?
The Pearl K. Wise Library at CRLS is open every school day from 7:30AM to 5PM for you to access technology and work on your school assignments.

The Teen Room at the Cambridge Public Library's main branch will have extended hours for quiet study during the weeks of final exams. The Teen Room remain open until closing at 9PM on Tuesday, January 20; and Wednesday January 21. They will also hold a stress-busting activity at 6PM on those dates.

AP Exams

2015 AP Exam Registration Is Underway
The deadline is February 6, 2015. You can obtain a form and instructions from your AP teacher, your guidance counselor, or download here. Any forms received after February 6 require an additional $30 late fee. Questions: Contact AP Coordinator.


The Math Packets are Here!
Are you starting a NEW a math class next semester? If the answer is “YES” then you have an assignment called a math pre-course packet. Pre-course packets feature skills and material that you need to know before you begin your math class on January 26th. Learn more >>

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!


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.

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.

Guest Visitation days for CRLS 9th and 10th Graders is from 3 - 6PM on Monday, January 26th. Please RSVP by email or call 617.253.5124.


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 and families 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 19 - 25, 2015

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming
Spot On: 1949 Alumni
Mon. | 9:30PM, Sat. | 5:30PM

Media Makers: Documentaries

Mon. | 10PM, Thurs. | 10PM

On Campus in Cambridge: Black Lives Matter

Thurs. | 8PM, Fri. | 10PM

Teen TV
Sat. | 3PM, Sun. | 5PM

Schedule & Streaming
Cambridge Public School Committee Meeting (Live)
Tues. | 6PM

Physician Focus: Air Pollution
Wed. | 4:30PM, Sat. | 9:30AM

Future Talk: Mysteries of the Universe
Thurs. | 10:30PM, Sun. | 5:30PM

Driver's Ed

The CRLS Drivers Education Program is a state approved program that serves the Cambridge community. Registration for the next class will be held on January 21 at 2:30PM at the CRLS Main Cafeteria.
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The Board of Friends of CRLS (FOCRLS) is proud to announce the hiring of its first Executive Director, Elaine Schear.


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.
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Cambridge in Motion presents this week's healthy snack suggestion: whole wheat pita chips with hummus. Learn more >>

Science on Saturday
MIT Campus
February 7: Physics
March 28: Hands-On Engineering
October 17: TBD
Learn more >>

Addams Family



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