June 9, 2022

A weekly update for
Cape Cod Academy families
Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

Cape Cod Academy’s 46th Commencement Ceremony was held last Saturday, June 4th. We wish our graduates the very best as they begin their college careers to outstanding. See the full list of colleges where our students are headed.
Commencement Awards

During graduation, there was a presentation of Cape Cod Academy's traditional commencement awards by Joel Crowell, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Jeff Thompson, Head of School.
Xiawei (William) Liu
The Heart Award
Zhili (Sam) Dai
The Roy J. Harper Memorial Scholarship
Madeline Gelnett
The Robert J. Smith, Jr. Award
Yujie (George) Zhao
The Citizenship Prize
Catherine Clarke
The Siobhan Leigh Kinlin Award
Hunter Kadra
The Head of School Award
Upcoming Events

Fridays in June, July, and August
Friday Family Swim from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Cape Cod Academy families and staff are welcome to swim on Fridays.

Friday, June 10
Girls' Lacrosse to host Tyngsborough High School at 3:30 p.m.
Second Round of the MIAA State Tournament

Friday, June 10
Boys' Tennis to play at Wayland High School at 4:00 p.m.
Second Round of the MIAA State Tournament

Thursday, July 21
Alumni Summer Social at 5:30 p.m.
Accrocco Family Alumni Courtyard
Students' Summer Work

Summer work for all divisions can also be accessed by clicking on 'Summer Work' on the top menu of Cape Cod Academy's homepage. Summer work will be available after Friday, June 17. If you have trouble accessing the work, please contact: Katie Newhall at, or
Summer Communications
Watch your inboxes over the summer for notifications about back-to-school forms that will need to be completed. We will also be sending details about transportation, health forms, school supplies, dress code, pre-season athletics, and more.
If you would like to reach us over the summer, school hours are Mondays - Fridays from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. We are also offering tours to prospective new families, so please share this information with your friends. Tours can be set up by emailing
We Are Collecting Books for CCA's Book Exchange

Cape Cod Academy is now holding a Book Exchange. Families are invited to stop by CCA on Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to pick out used books for next year. If you want to know if a specific book title is available, please call the receptionist at 508-428-5400.
If you have class books from previous years that you would like to donate, please drop them off at the reception desk. Donations include novels that students read during class. We would like to include your books in CCA’s Book Exchange.
Summer Activities

We hope you plan to join us for a variety of activities and camps taking place on campus this summer. Check out all our offerings here.

Friday Family Swim
Cape Cod Academy families and staff are welcome to swim in the school's pool on Fridays this summer from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. This is free of charge. Additional lap swimming sessions for adults will be added to the website, so continue to check the schools' website for updates.  
Sports Camps
Many sports specialty camps will be on campus, including Red Sky Sports Academy, Revolution Field Hockey Camp, Steel Soccer, Liverpool International Academy Soccer Camp, and GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp. We are also offering yoga sessions, along with swim programs, lessons, and lap swimming.
Educational Activities
This summer will also feature educational camps and activities, including science camp, arts & crafts weeks, Books and Bites, Build App Games, Coding Camp, Cooking Around the World, Real-World Graphic Design, Young Reporters, and Youth Leadership Academy.
One-on one academic tutoring will be available in many different subjects, including reading, writing, math, and science. SSAT/SAT/ACT prep classes will also be offered. Taught by highly qualified, trained instructors, these programs are tailored for students entering kindergarten through grade 12 and are open to all students regardless if they attend CCA or another school.

College Essay Writing Workshop
Cape Cod Academy will offer a dedicated summer session to prepare rising high school seniors with their college admissions essays. One-week workshops are being offered in person at Cape Cod Academy during the week of July 11-15, 2022. Students can choose to attend a morning session from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m. or an evening session from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Each session is $750 per week, but CCA students receive a discounted rate of $600. Participates need to bring their own laptops.
Students will brainstorm, outline, draft, and revise their college essays in one-on-one sessions with an instructor and group settings. This workshop is tailored to students who are just beginning their essay process and also for students who have completed a draft essay but seek improvement and feedback to ensure their essay is admission-ready.
Experienced education consultants, Suzanne Greenwald and Sarah Feldman of Crossroads College and Career Consulting, will lead the workshops, providing guidance and coaching from topic selection to final draft. Interested students can register to attend by clicking here.
Girls' Lacrosse Team & Boys' Tennis Advance in MIAA State Tournaments

We would like to congratulate the following teams and individuals who have received honors and accomplished some exciting initiatives since school was dismissed.

Girls' Lacrosse defeated Advanced Academy of Math and Science Charter School 19-1 in the first round of the MIAA State Tournament. Cape Cod Academy will be hosting Tyngsborough High School this Friday at 3:30 p.m. in the second round.

Boys' Tennis defeated Sturgis West in the second round of the MIAA State Tournament and advanced to the "elite 8". The boys will be on the road playing the #1 seed, Wayland High School tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. in Wayland.

The following individuals have also been honored by the Cape and Islands League for their outstanding contributions this spring:

Cape and Islands League MVP
Luke Spinner - Tennis

Cape and Islands League All-Star
Luke Spinner - Tennis
Ben Catalano - Tennis
Lili Shanahan - Tennis
Ella Bartolomei - Lacrosse
Elle Murray - Lacrosse
Mavis O'Neil - Lacrosse
Tilly Crosby - Lacrosse
Alex Kowaleski - Sailing
Abbie Catalano - Sailing

Cape and Islands League All-Star Honorable Mention
Griffin Mayo - Tennis
Bella Scioletti - Tennis
Jenna Marsh - Lacrosse
Aidan Peck - Sailing

Cape and Islands League Sportsmanship Award
Elle Murray - Lacrosse
Adam Hanna - Sailing
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