Did You Know Newsletter: May 4, 2015
Published on May 4, 2015 09:20

May 4, 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. 


The MIT AgeLab Needs You!
The MIT AgeLab is recruiting motivated and service-oriented high school students to get involved with OMEGA. This is an excellent opportunity to build students' resumes while creating meaningful connections in the community. The AgeLab is hosting an OMEGA Summit at MIT on Saturday, May 16th, and hope students from CRLS can join us in kickstarting vibrant intergenerational relationships in and around Cambridge. RSVP  by May 6th.

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 June 6th, so not to miss weekly sessions.

Come learn test taking tips and practice tests in Math, Reading Comprehension, Grammar & Vocabulary. Improve your scores! Practice matters and scores count. Review tests and get results on the spot! One-to-one College Ready tutors are also available to assist with the whole process.

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
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.


Healthy Snack of the Week
Cambridge in Motion presents this week's healthy snack suggestion: red and green bell pepper slices and low-fat cottage cheese. Learn more >>

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 May 4 - 10, 2015

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming

Falcon Sports World
Mon. | 10:30PM, Thurs. | 10:30PM

What's Up Cambridge: 2015 Talent Show
Fri. | 4PM, Sat. | 7PM

Saturday Fright Special
Sat. | 11PM

Perils for Pedestrians
Sat. | 4:30PM, Sun. |

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

Wed. | 9:30PM, Thurs. | 3:30PM

Animal Adventures
Wed. | 3:30PM, Thurs. | 11AM

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Massachusetts Walk & Bike to School Day
May 6

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


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! Tickets: $5.

Energy Solutions, a Bazaar of Ideas
May 5, 2015 |  7:30 -10PM
Lobby of Building 13 at MIT

In an innovative "Bazaar of Ideas" format, freshmen from MIT's Terrascope learning community will present prototypes, models and demonstrations of the technologies they have been working on to solve energy-related problems around the world.

Boston Teen Author Festival Sneak Preview
May 7 | 7PM
Main Library Teen Room
Join a host of celebrated YA authors for a night of book chat, trivia, and prizes galore! They will be answering the time-honored question "Where do you get your ideas?" and much much more! Learn more >>

Student Volunteers Needed for Cambridge
Open Studios

May 9 - 10, 2015
Do you need volunteer hours? The Cambridge Arts Council is looking for CRLS student volunteers to help during Cambridge Open Studios. Three hour shifts from 12Noon - 3PM or 3 - 6PM are available both days. Find a friend and work together! Tasks include handing out brochures in Central, Harvard or Porter Squares or working at an information table. Contact Julie Barry, Director of Community Arts or call the Arts Council at 617.349.4380.

Scholarship Night
May 21 | 5:30PM



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