Correction: Did You Know Newsletter: May 11, 2015
Published on May 11, 2015 09:30

May 11, 2015

Physics After School Review Sessions
May 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27; June 2, 3, 4, 5 | 2:45 - 3:45PM
The physics department at CRLS is offering after school review sessions for students who struggled in physics class or who may need review to be successful on the Physics MCAS. They will be held in Room 2405.


2015 Cambridge Youth Leaders Luncheon
May 16 | 11:30AM - 3:30PM
Microsoft New England Research and Development Center
One Memorial Drive, 11th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142

Featuring a keynote speech by Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz and a special performance by The Hip Hop Transformation.

Have your voice be heard and network with other youth leaders in Cambridge. Your ideas will be heard by city leadership and will directly inform the creation of a new Youth Summit later this year. Register Now >>


FOCRLS Spring 2015 House Party
May 17 | 3 - 5PM
Hosted by a group of CRLS parents to benefit Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (FoCRLS). A fun gathering with a chance to mingle, enjoy good food and drinks, and learn more about CRLS and the nonprofit association Friends of CRLS, providers of Scholarships, Student Travel Fellowships, Faculty Innovation Grants, and more. You will hear from CRLS Principal Damon Smith, along with faculty and students who've received FoCRLS funding, and meet other people who care about making a great school even better! Please email us if you would like to attend.

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.

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
The Stanford Black Alumni Association College Workshop
Saturday, May 16 | 10AM - 1PM
Western Avenue Baptist Church in Cambridge
(299 Western Ave, Cambridge MA).  
Free workshop. An interactive session focused on topics such as creating effective study habits, developing a competitive advantage, and more. Includes a Q&A session for students to ask about college life, admissions (although this is not an admissions focused event), career options, etc. Lunch will be provided and space is limited so register soon! Register now >>

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 >>

Careers in World Languages Forum
May 22 | 1:10 - 2:30PM
Hosted by Cambridge Community Services, International Center, and the CCRC. Students will have an opportunity to meet experts in the field and find out about the variety of language and culture-based career opportunities. Individual students may sign up to attend on Naviance. 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: carrots and hummus. 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 11 - 17, 2015

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming

RSTA Media Makers
Mon. | 10PM, Sat. | 16PM

Youth View Cambridge
Mon. | 9PM, Sat. | 5PM

Expedition New England
Wed. | 7PM, Sat. | 9AM

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

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

Your Federal Government
Thurs. | 5PM, Sun. | 10PM

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

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All jobs will end on May 15th. All timesheets must be turned in on Monday, May 18 or you won't get paid!

Advanced Learning Focus Group
May 11 | 6:30-8PM
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Ballin' in the Bridge
June 5 | 4PM
Area 4 Youth Center
Presented by the Cambridge Youth Council An event that will unite students, teachers/staff, community members (police, city officials, etc.) to come out and play basketball together at Area 4. To sign up, text 857.221.2538 saying you will be playing ball and if you have a team or will need a team to be placed on! (You can still come and support the event even if you're not interested in playing).

Scholarship Night
May 21 | 5:30PM



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