In the 2015 Massachusetts Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, 18 Commonwealth students received 34 awards. The awards program, coordinated by the Boston Globe and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, received more than 16,000 entries this year. Gold Key winners will be entered in the national competition.
Senior Daniel Albert-Rozenberg of Cambridge and junior Lee Radics of Norfolk sang in the All-District Chorus at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Eastern District Festival on January 9 and 10. Students are chosen by audition for the All-District ensembles. Daniel and Lee sing in the Commonwealth Chorus and Chorale; Lee is a soprano and Daniel is a tenor.
Juniors Robbie Lane and Calliope Pina Parker took top honors at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Scene Partner Contest with their performance of a scene from "Sure Thing" by David Ives. This is the third consecutive year that Commonwealth students have placed first or second in the competition.
TueMar03Faculty Meeting3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
ThuMar05Assembly: Peggy McIntosh and White Privelege12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
McIntosh is associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women and director of the Gender, Race, and Inclusive Education Project at Wellesley College. She wrote of the widely influential 1989 article, "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack." (Rescheduled from earlier this year.)
ThuMar05Alumni/ae Association Meeting6:15 PM to 8:00 PM