Did You Know Newsletter: April 27, 2015
Published on Apr 27, 2015 09:52

April 27, 2015
Club Z

Club Z! Offers Affordable One-on-One Tutoring in the Student's Home
We provide tutoring in all subject levels (K - 12), including ACT and SAT test 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 pre-determined program that may not relate to current class work. Club Z! tutors also teach effective study skills, helping students learn “smarter”. Please visit our website for more information. 


Today! 5th Annual Promtacular Workshop
If you are a CRLS girl who is going to prom, come participate in the 5th annual Promtacular workshop! During the 90 minute session, girls will have a chance to talk openly and honestly with experts about the culture surrounding prom, dating,
parties, gender stereotypes and friendship. There's also a dance instructor so you'll  learn a few great dance moves too. Free pizza included! 

Attending the workshop entitles you to receive a voucher for $20 off your prom ticket. 

Promtacular is sponsored by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Women's Commission, and Cambridge Public Health Department.

Sign up today! Space is limited and this event is NOT to be missed. Email us and be sure to specify which session you will attend. 

April 27 | 3 - 4:30PM or  5 - 6:30PM 

Workshops take place  at the Cambridge Public Library Community Room. More information can be found on posters throughout school.


Friends of CRLS Annual MayFair Raffle
Now through Sunday, May 3
The Friends of CRLS MayFair Raffle has begun! There will be over 70 prizes, and proceeds benefit CRLS students, faculty, and grads through Scholarships, Student Travel Fellowships, Faculty Innovation Grants, the "It Takes a Village" College Success Program, and more. Look for FoCRLS at the MayFair in Harvard Square on Sunday, May 3 (12Noon - 6PM) and in various locations around Cambridge through the first weekend in May. To learn more about Friends of CRLS, please visit our website.

College Ready

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

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.

Free SAT Prep for Juniors
SAT prep is an important opportunity for Juniors planning to apply to college and preparing for the SAT this Spring. This prep course will focus on SAT test-taking strategies and practice tests for math, critical reading, and grammar. Sessions meet Wednesdays from 2:45 to 4:15PM in the Media Cafe area (join anytime). Free pizza.

The next SAT test is May 2nd, so not to miss weekly sessions.

The SAT instructor team are AMAZING! Join Bruce Dowe, (Math) Draper Labs Engineer & Ken Shulman, (English) Journalist and Television Producer:

"You WILL improve your SAT score by practicing test taking with us!." "We'll be reviewing test taking tips, and practice testing in math, reading comprehension, grammar and vocabulary." Bruce D.

SNACKS provided! View SAT Schedule >>

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
The Peterson School Open House
May 1 | 2 - 6PM

We will be giving tours and the instructors will be available that day for questions and will also be doing demonstrations in the lab. We will also be offering refreshments, give aways and raffles. Learn more >>

CTCL College Fair
May 20 | 7PM
Boston Marriott Newton | 
2345 Commonwealth Ave. Newton
Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) is dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process. Learn more >>

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 April 27 - May 3, 2015

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming

Youth View Cambridge
Mon. | 9PM, Thurs. | 9PM

Spot On: The Word
Mon. | 9:30PM, Sat. | 5:30PM

Sci-Fi Journal
Tue. | 11PM

Stories to Explore
Tues. | 6:30PM, Sat. |

Schedule & Streaming
Global 3000: The Globalization Program
Wed. | 4PM, Sat. | 9AM

Physician Focus: Medical Literacy
Wed. | 4:30PM, Sat. | 9:30AM

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

mobile app

We're delighted to announce our new (free!) mobile app! Learn more >>

CRLS baseball players pitch in to restore Mayor Danehy Park, St. Peter's Field, and Fresh Pond. Read about this challenge in the Register Forum.

All students must participate in a pre-administration session to complete exam-related paperwork and receive important logistical information. If you do not complete this registration, you may not be able to take the exam and will forfeit the money you paid! You will need to attend on day during the week of April 27 - May 1 from 2:30 – 3:30PM.


May 5 | 7PM
Ryles Jazz Club
oin us for Jazz Nite! With CRLS jazz students playing jazz standards, Latin jazz, and funk! Featuring the Jazz Big Band, CRLS Jazz Choir,  World Jazz Ensemble, and the CRLS Dance Program!

Bringing fresh energy to the Cambridge music scene, these three student groups are led by CRLS Music Department faculty members Nathan Powers, Dr. Ivan Stefanov, Guillermo Nojechowicz, and Mila Thigpen.
Tickets: $5.

April 2016
Spanish Language students are invited to a trip to Spain. For more details, please contact us.

Scholarship Night
May 21 | 5:30PM


Cambridge in Motion presents this week's healthy snack suggestion: banana and a small container of whole grain cereal. Learn more >>

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