School Parent Council Meeting: January 27

Written by counselor
Posted on January 21, 2016

Dear Parents and Families of Another Course to College,


ACC’s International Service Trip!

Written by counselor
Posted on January 21, 2016

The international service learning trip is going to Nicaragua this April to support environmental sustainability! While there, ACC’s group of 10 students will help repair classrooms and build hand washing stations in villages around Managua and Granada.

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These ACC students are working to fundraise $10,000 to cover the cost of the trip. Stay tuned to find out how you can help the Bengals’ spring service trip!


Written by counselor
Posted on January 20, 2016

MLK Art at ACC Ms CraneStern

Students in Ms. Crane-Stern’s art class worked together to create this beautiful collage of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The artists’ work will be featured proudly and prominently in the first floor hallway.

ACC’s Leo Kotomori @ Boston Children’s Chorus!

Written by counselor
Posted on January 20, 2016

ACC’s own Leo Kotomori, a senior and active representative on our governing board, performed with the Boston Children’s Chorus this past Monday for their 13th annual Martin Luther King Benefit Concert at NEC’s Jordan Hall!

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MLK Concert Leo Kotomori

ACC at the GBFB!

Written by counselor
Posted on January 14, 2016

On January 9th, eight ACC students and a teacher devoted three hours of their time to help the Greater Boston Food Bank further its goal of eliminating hunger in our communities.


Their work helped create 960 meals for struggling people across Greater Boston.

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The ACC Community Service Club is grateful for these students and their unwavering efforts to make this world a more stable and supportive place where everyone has the opportunity to prosper!


Written by counselor
Posted on January 13, 2016

On Saturday, January 9th, the ACC Robotics Team (nicknamed “Deez Gearz”) had a highly successful league meet at Arlington High School!


The team won three of their five official matches. In an unofficial extra match, the ACC team almost single-handedly beat a team of two other robots with their single robot, with a score of 26 points for ACC vs. 28 points by the other two robots combined.


Team members did a great job of making improvements to the robot between matches, and they collaborated and strategized well with other school teams when they competed together.


The team has one more league meet, on Saturday, January 23rd, at Beaver Country Day School in preparation for the official tournament on Saturday, February 6th, at Milton High School. Good luck!

PS: Check out this awesome video of their champion robot!

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Happy Holidays

Written by counselor
Posted on December 25, 2015

Happy Holidays from ACC! See you in 2016!


Pizza and Politics with Boston City Councilor-elect Annisa Essaibi George!

Written by counselor
Posted on December 16, 2015

The ACC tradition of Pizza and Politics lunches continued recently with a very special guest. Annisa Essaibi George, an alum of the Boston Public Schools, the Boston Student Advisory Council and a teacher at East Boston High School, stopped by to speak to the ACC Debate Team and the Law & Justice class. The councilwoman-elect was recently elected to her first term after defeating a long time incumbent. She spoke to the students about the importance of social and political activism, what it means to be a public servant, and how they too can enter the political fold!

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Champion debaters at Northeastern!

Written by counselor
Posted on December 15, 2015

Lots of exciting news from the ACC Debate Team! Freshman Darwin Pemberthy and Junior Luis Santos Ortiz walked away from last week’s citywide debate tournament having finished third place in the Junior-Varsity category!


The ACC champions debated issues pertaining to national security and immigration. The preparation was intense!


Before the tournament, ACC debaters were given a private tour of Northeastern! Our tour guide had even been a debater herself!


Afterwards, debaters were given a private conference with former governor Michael Dukakis, who discussed topics studied by debaters and how students can be involved in shaping local government!



ACC in the Neighborhood: Helping With Thanksgiving Food Distribution

Written by counselor
Posted on November 23, 2015


On Saturday, November 21st, the Community Service club participated in a Thanksgiving food distribution drive in Brighton. Students assisted the ABCC group sort and distribute Thanksgiving meals to over 370 area families!

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