CRLS DYK Newsletter: September 16, 3019
Published on Sep 16, 2019 11:22

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September 16, 2019

Curriculum Night is This Thursday!

September 19 | 5 - 8PM
CURRICULUM NIGHT is an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers and receive information about coursework for the semester. On the night, you will follow your child’s schedule and meet teachers in their classrooms for a short presentation about what your child is studying. You can also choose to attend information sessions about certain resources available to CRLS students & families.

Learn more >> 

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Culinary Congratulations!

char & bar wars logoDid you hear the fab news? Our RSTA Culinary Arts students scored the best traditional burger award at the 3rd Annual Char & Bar Wars! We're incredibly proud of our talented students and Chef Rick McKinney. Way to go!

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For Parents: Senior College & Career Planning Tips

Not sure where to begin when thinking about your child's post-CRLS path? Here's a handy doc that will help get you started.

Learn more >>

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Construction Mentoring Program

The Construction Mentoring Program is back! Seniors interested in pursuing a career in the Building Trades are invited to attend an information session on Thursday, Sept 19th Block 3 (TAKE LUNCH A) in the RSTA Carpentry Room 1305. You can get a pass from your Guidance Counselor or in the CCRC to attend. For more information, email Ms. Reese the RSTA Career Advisor.

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Save-the-Date: October 29  
Teens & Vaping Workshop

tracyPlease join us for this important workshop! Tracy Rose-Tynes, the Manager of School Health Services, who recently completed her Thesis on E-Cigarettes, is presenting a workshop for parents, students, and community members during the October 29 CRLS School Council Meeting, from 6-8PM at 119 Windsor Street, Cambridge Public Health Department 2nd Floor Conference Room. Open to all families, students, and community members.

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CRLS School Council Meeting

September 24 | 6 - 7:30PM | Windsor Health Clinic, 119 Windsor Street, Large Conference Room
SIP Topic: New RSTA Initiatives! Meet RSTA staff and learn about new programs and career paths! 
Presented by: Liz Atwood, RSTA Computer Science Teacher & Sara Reese, RSTA Career Counselor

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CRLS Modern Dance Company Auditions

Modern Dance CompanyThe CRLS Modern Dance Company will hold auditions on Tuesday, September 17th and Wednesday, September 18th. Come join the fun and learn and perform dances created by students, faculty and guest artists! Dancers must sign up in advance, please see Ms. D or Miss Thigpen in the dance studio (room 0621) for more information.  

Sign up for an audition >>

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Cambridge School Volunteers Tutoring

CSV Tutoring Center: One-to-One Tutoring Before and After School, Room 2407
Volunteers serve as one-to-one tutors and mentors twice a week with high school students of all levels and needs. Volunteers provide students with individual lesson plans to improve their skills and knowledge in particular subjects. Approximately 40% of the students speak a language other than English as their first language. The Tutoring Center is open before school from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. and after school from 2:45 to 3:45PM. Note: The first day of before and after school Tutoring Center will be September 23; the last day is June 12.

CSV Tutoring Center: Academic Support Classes, Room 2403
Students are assigned to the Tutoring Center during the school day for credit-bearing individualized academic support services, covering all subjects. CSV volunteers are matched to students singly or in small groups.

Drop-in Math Center
Volunteers help students on a walk-in basis with math problems ranging from pre-algebra to calculus, before school daily, between 7:30 and 8AM.

College/Career Mentoring Program
Volunteers help high school seniors, some of whom may be the first in their families to apply to college, by assisting with college, job readiness, and gap year program research; understanding and following through with all stages of the application process; and developing personal statements. In addition, volunteers help students identify scholarships and complete scholarship applications and essays. The program meets on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4:30PM. Note: The first day of service for the College and Career Mentor program (CCMP) is Wednesday, October 16, 2:30-4:00 in the College and Career Resource Center, Room 1501.

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Driver's Education

Registration: Wednesday, September 25 | 2:30PM | Auto Shop Classroom
Cost: $600. Full payment is due on October 1st.
Classes Begin: Tuesday, October 8th
We offer afternoon an class at 2:30PM and an 6PM evening class. 

Learn more >> 

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Friends of CRLS Kickoff

KickoffOctober 2 | 7 - 8:30PM
Media Cafeteria

If you're interested helping to expand opportunities for CRLS students, alumni, and staff, please join us. Our programs include College Scholarships, Student Travel Fellowships, and Faculty Innovation Grants, and with your help, 2020 can be our most awarding, rewarding year ever! Learn more about FOCRLS and our Kick-off here or at If you're unable to attend the Kick-off yet want to find out how you can be involved, please email us or call 857.235.9290. FOCRLS is a 501c3 nonprofit association. 

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CRLS Parent to Parent Meeting

October 3, 2019 | 6 - 7:30PM | CRLS Main Entrance Conference Room
Come connect with other parents to share experiences and support each other through these challenging times! Parent to Parent started 3 years ago and has been great support to many families.

Learn more >> 

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Cambridge Teen Health Center

The Cambridge Teen Health Center, in partnership with Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), is a school-based health clinic located in the CRLS health office. The center is staffed by a full time Nurse Practitioner, a sexual and reproductive health educator and mental health specialists – psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers.

Learn more about our services >>

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Athletics at CRLS

View the schedule by clicking on the link below and then on School Calendar in the upper hand right corner.

View the full athletic schedule >> 

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Starting to Think about Working During the School Year?

Come see us in the Youth Employment (Room 2101) every day during lunch! The first opportunity we have available the Harvard Internship Program (HIP). HIP provides CRLS juniors and seniors with a paid internship at a library or office on Harvard's campus four days a week after school (total of eight hours) from October - May. We'll be interviewing in September. If you're interested in that, or want help finding other employment, please come find us in room 2101 at CRLS during all three lunches! 

Visit the Youth Employment Center >>

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Aspen Student & Parent Accounts

Aspen is a secure online information resource for Cambridge Public Schools. It contains family contact information, grade information, and a variety of reports and documents that teachers, students and parents may need. 

Need Aspen support? We can help  >>

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CRLS Events & Reminders

CRLS Family Events
Download the Flyer >>

Curriculum Night
September 19 | 5 - 8PM

Cambridge School Volunteers Kickoff
September 24 | 5:30 - 7:30PM
Pearl K. Wise Library & TRC

Club Day
September 25 | 11AM - 1PM

View the Full Calendar >>

Financial Aid Night for Families
of Seniors
Thursday, September 19 | 5 - 6PM (before curriculum Night)
Fitzgerald Theatre

Career and College Fair 
Wednesday, October 2 | 6 - 8PM
Field House

From the DYK Student Rep Desk
Student Opportunities, Wellness Updates, Climate Initiative Updates, and More!

Become a Peer Leader
@ the Moore Youth Center
Interviews will be held on Sept. 16 & 17
Details >>

Architecture/Design Fair 2019
Saturday, September 29 | Boston
Check out this College Fair geared towards the design/architecture profession! More than 40 colleges with design/architecture/urbanism/landscape will be present! Details >>

Cambridge Public Library's Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, September 23 | 5 - 6PM
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway

CRLS Career & College Fair
Wednesday, October 2 | 6 - 8PM
CRLS Field House

College Goal Sunday
November 3 | 1 - 3PM
CRLS Main Cafeteria
Free, professional assistance filling out the FAFSA.
Details >>

FREE Webinar: Recognizing & Managing Teen Anxiety
Details >>

In Our District & Community

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Looking for things to do in Cambridge? See below for a few ideas. For a full list, take a look at  Find It Cambridge! 
Find It Cambridge >> 

Claiming Our Seats...
A Kitchen Table Dialogue on Women's Voting Rights

September 25 | 6-8:30PM
Cambridge Public Library
Details >>

Immigration Legal Clinics (FREE!)
3rd Wednesday each month
90 Third Street, Cambridge
Details >>
Susan Kuklin: We Are Here to Stay
September 19 | 6:30 - 8:30PM
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway
Details >>

College Readiness: What Every Parent Should Know
October 17 | 7 - 9PM
Framingham State University
Details >>

Cambridge in Motion's 
Healthy Snack of the Week

Strawberry & nut/seed butter roll-up on a small whole wheat wrap!

Cambridge Affordable Housing Information Sessions
Learn about the eligibility requirements and application process for Cambridge Rental and Homeownership ProgramsLearn more >>

CEATVCEATV Weekly Highlights
September 16 - 22, 2019

SmartTV 98
Falcon Sports World: Interview with Coaches Justin Bernard & Ahkeen Williams
Mon. 9:30PM & Thu. 9:30PM

What’s Up Cambridge: Vocal & Percussion Concert 5/21/19
Sat. 7PM & Sun. 9PM

Sci-Fi Journal: September 2019 Edition (New!)
Tue. 11PM

Strata Portraits of Humanity: Archaeology Explained
Wed. 10:30PM & Sat. 2:30PM
School Committee Meeting (Live)
Tue. 6PM

White House Chronicle: Electricity’s New Frontiers (New!)
Thu. 10PM & Sun. 5PM

Legal Ease: The Fight over the Breathalyzer (New!)
Wed. 7:30PM & Sat. 1:30PM

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Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138  •  617.349.6630
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