Did You Know (DYK) Newsletter: May 18, 2014
Published on May 18, 2015 09:03

May 18, 2015

SAT Test Day Requirements
Juniors, please be advised you must bring the following items with them on the June 6th SAT testing day:

Picture ID (School ID, MA License or MA ID, or passport with recent picture) and printed admission ticket.
Due to strict College Board guidelines, students will not be admitted into the test center without these documents.  Please see Ms. Williams in the CCRC if you have any questions.


Physics After School Review Sessions
May 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.


Friends of CRLS Community Meeting:
End of Year Round-up with special guest Principal Damon Smith
Thursday, May 28 | 6:30 - 8PM
CRLS's Pearl K. Wise Library 

Parents, guardians, alumni, staff, and Cambridge community members welcome! Hear about the many Student Travel Fellowships, Scholarships, and Faculty Innovation Grants that FoCRLS awarded during the 2014-15 school year and how they made it all happen! Whether you are interested in becoming involved or would just like to learn more about how FoCRLS programs provide opportunities for CRLS students, grads, and faculty, please join FoCRLS for this special event. Refreshments will be served. 

Friends of CRLS Award and Scholarship Night Reception
Thursday, May 21 | Approx. 7 - 8PM
Lobby of the Fitzgerald Theater

Class of 2015 members: If you applied for any scholarships sponsored or administered by FoCRLS and received an invitation from the school for the ceremony on May 21, please be sure check your First Class email and your paper mail at home. FoCRLS awardees are invited to the FoCRLS reception immediately following the ceremony, and FoCRLS would like your RSVP. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

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
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.

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 18 - 24, 2015

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming

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

RSTA Media Makers
Thurs. | 10PM, Sat. | 6PM

Falcon Sports World
Fri. | 3:30PM, Sat. | 6:30PM

Reeling: The Movie Review Show
Sat. | 2PM, Sun. | 4PM

Schedule & Streaming
School Committee Meeting (Live)
Tue. | 6PM

Legal Ease
Wed. | 7:30PM, Thurs. | 1:30PM

Your Federal Government
Fri. | 10PM, Sat. | 5AM

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May 21 | 5 - 7PM
Help Kick off the Summer Literacy Initiative at Fletcher Maynard Academy. To volunteer call Debbie Bonilla at 617.349.6492.

10% off all clothing Starting Wednesday May 13th. Special 15% off HOODIES and POLO shirts. Store is open every day before school starts and Wed. and Fri. B Lunch and A Lunch on Friday on request.

Questions: Laurie 617.763.2585 or Alice 617.620.7654.


NuVu Open House
May 27 | 7:30 - 8:30PM
For prospective students and families who are interested in the NuVu program for the 2015-2016 school year. Learn more about how our program runs, our studio-based curriculum, our coaches - professionals from the industry - who lead the studios, and the diverse projects our students work on during the year.

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

Cambridge in Motion presents this week's healthy snack suggestion: Graham crackers and a portable vanilla yogurt. Learn more >>



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