CRLS DYK Newsletter: May 24, 2022
Published on May 24, 2022 19:22

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May 24, 2022

CRLS VPA Performances this Week and Next

CRLS Drum Circle CRLS—outside Arts Building entrance
May 25 | 3:15–3:50PM
Cambridge Cringe and Laughter (An Improv Comedy Show!)  CRLS Black Box
May 26 | 7 - 9PM
CRLS Chamber Music Concert
CRLS Fitzgerald Theatre
June 1 | 6-7:30PM
CRLS Jazz Night  CRLS Fitzgerald Theatre June 2 | 7 - 9PM

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MAS Film Festival

Media Arts Film Festival

May 26 | 7PM
Starlight Square, 84 Bishop Allen Dr. Cambridge
A film screening of audio/visual content created by students like you.

Get Your Free tickets >>

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Crafting a College Essay for 11th Graders and Their Caregiver

June 14, 2022 | 7PM | On Zoom
Not sure how to approach your college essay, or what to write in the short responses? Haven't even looked at an application yet? In this session, we will walk through how to interpret prompts on college applications and outline, draft, and polish your responses. During the session, you will have an opportunity to workshop your essay in real time.

Register here to receive the link. Presented by Cambridge School Volunteers.
Please email Megan Andres with questions.

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Chorus Line

CRLS student-led production of 'A Chorus Line: Teen Edition!'

June 3, 4 | 7PM, June 5 | 1PM
Starlight Stage, Central Square
Free admission, all are welcome.
Limited capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reserve your seats >>

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Free Financial Aid Support for Rising Seniors

Calling all Juniors! Are you planning on going to college or unsure of your post high school plans? Sign up to receive support from the CRLS Financial Aid Advisor! Alayna Blodgett from the nonprofit, uAspire will work with you to complete the FAFSA and other financial aid applications during your senior year. Please take a minute to fill out this form so Alayna can support you next year.

Fill form here >>

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Drum Circle @ CRLS

Wednesday, May 25 | 3PM | CRLS Deck
The CRLS Percussion Ensemble is back playing in person!!
Join us for an outdoor concert at the CRLS Deck.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic @ the Teen Health Center 

Covid-19 rates have stopped declining in our community and may rise in the next few weeks.

Protect yourself and your community - GET VACCINATED and BOOSTED!!!

Who is eligible?

  • Current CRLS students ONLY who are 12 years old or older, and who received their 2nd COVID vaccine 5 or more months ago


  • Every Tuesday from 8:30AM - 3PM

Call 617.665.1548 or walk-in to the clinic to schedule an appointment in person. NO WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS, you must schedule in advance.

  • Anyone 12-15 years old must come to the appointment with a parent/guardian.
  • Anyone 16 -17 years old may come alone but must have two signed consent forms (one from the state and one from CHA)*.
  • Anyone 18 years old and above may come alone.

*You can either pick up the consent forms from Teen Health OR you can print them out here:

How do I schedule an appointment?

  • Call 617.665.1548 or walk-in to the clinic to schedule an appointment in person.
  • NO WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS, you must schedule in advance.
  • Limited appointment availability (only 12 appointments each Tuesday)

The Covid-19 booster is FREE.
If you have any questions, please call 617.665.1548

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CRLS Food Pantry

CRLS Food PantryDo you have a student enrolled at CRLS? Do you need help feeding your family? The CRLS food pantry is available to all CRLS students and families!

For more information contact Dr. Alysa Breyer or come to the CRLS Main Office.

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CPS Free Internet Essentials Program

Free Internet CPSCambridge Public Schools continues to partner with Comcast to connect eligible families to the Internet Essentials Program, which offers affordable internet service, low-cost computers, and digital literacy training.

As a part of our continued efforts to close the digital divide, CPS, through the Emergency Connectivity Grant (ECF), has purchased hundreds of pre-paid vouchers for free internet service through June 30, 2022.

For more information regarding eligibility, please visit the following link.
Sign up here >>

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Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV)

Tutoring and mentoring support for CRLS students

Drop-in Math & Science Center - Before school (8-8:30AM)
Room 2403
Come by any day for support with all levels of math and/or science--no pre-registration required.

Subject-based Tutoring Services - Before school (8-8:30AM) or after school (3:15-4:15PM)
Room 2403 (before school) or Room 2407 (after school)
Meet one-to-one with a tutor once a week to receive support with one or more academic subjects and/or test preparation.

Request a CSV tutor or mentor >>
Become a CSV Volunteer >>

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Megan Andres, CSV's Director of High School Programs, or James Duche, Tutoring Center Manager at 617.349.6794

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Healthy Snack of the Week

snack of the weekTuna Bites: Whole grain crackers topped with lettuce and tuna salad.

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Healthy Smiles

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CRLS Events & Reminders


Masks Optional in CPS Beginning Monday, March 14
More details >>

Student COVID-19 Vaccinations

More details >>

Teen Health Center Hours
Mon. - Fri. | 8AM-3:30PM
Questions? Call 617.665.1548

Message from Safety
The CRLS Lost and Found is located in the Safety office (main lobby). Please go to Safety to retrieve your lost belongings promptly. Every few months, items that are not retrieved, will be donated to local charities. 

Do you need a student ID?
Mon. - Fri. | 8-8:30AM
Go to the Security Office in the main lobby.

Youth Employment Center 
can help you with finding jobs, job apps, resume & interview prep! Open every day during all lunches and Tuesday & Wednesday after school in room 2101(Other times by appt.) 
More details >>

CEATVCEATV Weekly Highlights
May 23 - 29, 2022
Schedule & Streaming >>

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The Media Arts Studio Presents: Media Arts Film Festival (Live from Starlight Square)
Thu. 7PM

CRLS Lacrosse: Falcons vs. Acton-Boxborough Colonials 
Sat. 8PM & Sun. 2PM

Spot On: About Me (Student-Produced Videos)

Mon. 8:30PM & Wed. 8:30PM

Social Media - Produced by Jann
Fri. 9PM & Sat. 5PM

School Committee Regular Meeting 5/17/22 (Re-Broadcast)
Mon. 6PM & Wed. 6PM

NASA TV Highlights: Down to Earth - The Miracle Planet
Tue. 2PM & Sat. 2PM

White House Chronicle: Civil Rights Activist Joe Madison
Fri. 8PM & Sun. 8PM
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Visit Find It Cambridge for lots of other great resources!

You can also call/text 617.686.2998 or email Andrew for help.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
See a 
curated list of programs, events, and resources within our district & community! See list >>

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Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617.349.6630
CPS Mobile App >>
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