Did You Know Newsletter: May 26, 2015
Published on May 26, 2015 10:43

May 26, 2015

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. RSVP


Footloose Musical
The CRLS Fall musical information meeting is finally here!
Wednesday, May 27 after school in the Black Box Theatre, Room 0601. Come learn about the show, the auditions, and other ways to get involved!


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 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. 

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

Calling All Class of 2015 CSV College Ready Program Participants
Wednesday, May 27 | 2:30 - 4PM | Falcon's Nest (2nd Floor)
Come celebrate at the Pre-Graduation Party. Celebrate, connect, college tips, fun games, activities, ice cream sundaes with toppings, and raffle prizes.

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
Discussion for CRLS Families on the College Admissions Process
Thursday, June 11 | 7 - 8:30PM | CRLS Media Cafeteria
An informal event organized by CRLS parents on "lessons learned," and an opportunity to talk about ways families at CRLS can support each other as students begin their college searches. Contact Victoria Harris (parent 2015 and 2017) for more info. 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 25 - 31, 2015

SmartTV 98
Schedule & Streaming

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

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

On Campus in Cambridge: Finding a College Roommate
Tues. | 4PM, Sun. | 11PM

Sci-Fi Journal
Tue. | 11PM

Schedule & Streaming
White House Chronicle
Tue. | 10PM, Fri. | 5PM

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

Future Talk: Starting an Online Business
Wed. | 5:30PM, Thurs. | 10:30PM

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Earthwatch Needs Volunteers
June 6, August 29
The Urban Forest Program invites students to become scientists for a day and help improve the sustainability of their city.  Volunteers gain experience conducting local field research in their community and enhance their understanding of the environment around them.
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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).

Cambridge in Motion presents this week's healthy snack suggestion: Whole grain chips with salsa. Learn more >>



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