Congratulations winners of Faculty Grants for Fall 2012! L to R: Kimberly Parker, Kris Newton, Larry Aaronson, Alice Chen, Ed Byre. Not pictured: Janet O’Reilly, Karla Gandiaga, Bianca Hegre, Patricia Cronin. Photo credit: Elaine Schear
Welcome to Friends of CRLS (FOCRLS)
The mission of the Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School is to raise private funds to support and enrich the academic and social development programs at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and in so doing promote achievement for all students and a greater community investment in the future of Cambridge youth. Friends of CRLS is a tax-deductible 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation.
FOCRLS Volunteer Meetings 2012-2013
Wed., May 22 – 7:30-9pm (Pearl K. Wise Library, 2nd floor – Rindge [Main] Bldg.)
Student vs. Staff Basketball Fundraiser, June 12, 2013, 1:10-2:35pm (CRLS)
First Annual Student vs. Staff Basketball Fundraiser, June 12th (5/13/2013)
Come out and cheer! The first annual student vs. staff basketball fundraiser on Wednesday, June 12th at 1:10 pm at CRLS will benefit both Boston Children’s Hospital and Friends of Cambridge Athletics (FOCA) scholarships for CRLS athletes. … Continue Reading
FOCRLS Faculty Innovation Grants Awarded for Spring 2013 (5/13/2013)
Our 6 FOCRLS Faculty Grantees for Spring 2013 were chosen from among a wide variety of programs and departments. Congratulations! … Continue Reading
FOCRLS honored to be chosen by CRLSstrong as recipient of funds raised (4/28/2013)
FOCRLS is touched and honored to have been chosen by CRLSstrong as the recipient of funds raised at the CRLSstrong event this Sunday, April 28, 2013. … Continue Reading
CRLSstrong community gathering on Sun. April 28 from 2-4 pm (4/25/2013)
The past week has been a trying one for our community. We would like to encourage you to attend this Sunday’s CRLSstrong community gathering, organized by a group of CRLS students and alumni, in Joan Lorentz Park. … Continue Reading
Thought-provoking talk on “Closing the Opportunity Divide” at FOCRLS meeting March 27 (3/28/2013)
Gerald Chertavian, Year Up founder, CEO, and CRLS parent was the latest speaker in our guest series on March 27th at the community meeting at the Pearl K. Wise Library. … Continue Reading
Benefit night at Flatbread Pizza a success! (3/9/2013)
Wow, what an amazing community-building event at Flatbread Pizza in Davis Square last week, Tuesday, February 26, 2013!! From our benefit event, FOCRLS raised $1,000 from the pizza sales and raffle. Check out the photos on Facebook. … Continue Reading
CRLS house party on Feb. 10 a wonderful, well-attended event (2/11/2013)
The blizzard had just ended, yet the show went on thanks to our gracious and can-do hosts. Deans Allan Gehant (Science) and Jeffrey Gaglione (Math) and Principal Damon Smith were our special guests. … Continue Reading
FOCRLS Benefit Night at Flatbread Pizza, Davis Square, Tues. Feb. 26, from 5 to 11:30 pm — and great raffle prizes! (1/31/2013)
Please join us for eat-in or take-out local organic pizza on Tuesday evening, February 26, at Flatbread Pizza in Davis Square to benefit FOCRLS! Special alumni networking hour. Raffle prizes. Bowling available. Please help spread the word! … Continue Reading
FOCRLS parents’ volunteer meeting featured a “Spotlight on the Arts” by Dr. Koury (1/24/2013)
The FOCRLS parents’ volunteer meeting on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, featured a lively talk on arts at CRLS by Dr. Elaine Koury, K-12 Coordinator of Visual and Performing Arts in the Cambridge Public Schools. … Continue Reading
FOCRLS Faculty Innovation Grants Awarded for Fall 2012 (1/22/2013)
Our 9 FOCRLS Faculty Grantees for Fall 2012 were chosen from among a wide variety of programs and departments. Congratulations! … Continue Reading
FOCRLS wins 2013 Education Award of the Cambridge NAACP! (1/21/2013)
In news particularly meaningful for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we are extremely proud and honored to announce that Friends of CRLS is this year’s recipient of the coveted Education Award. All are invited to purchase a ticket to attend the MLK Memorial Breakfast and award ceremony on 2/23/2013. The flyer for the event is here. … Continue Reading
First Annual Alumni Homecoming, Nov. 16-23: all grads welcome! (11/2/2012)
The CRLS Alumni Association invites alums of CRLS, CHLS, Rindge Tech and their guests to attend the First Annual CRLS Alumni Homecoming Week, for a series of events … Continue Reading
Travel Fellowships available for CRLS-sponsored trips! (10/25/2012)
FOCRLS is now accepting need-based applications from students for domestic and overseas school trips for the 2012-2013 academic year. Students must have at least a B average and demonstrate financial need. Here are the forms… Continue Reading
Whole Foods presents “big check” to FOCRLS (10/18/2012)
At a lively little ceremony marked by excitement, enthusiasm, and goodwill, Whole Foods officials presented a Big Check for $15,287.91 to FOCRLS on Thursday, October 18 at the high school. … Continue Reading
FOCRLS Annual Report released for 2011-2012 (10/1/2012)
Read here about accomplishments of Friends of CRLS during the past year, and the support of parents, alumni, and community members for the students and faculty of CRLS. … Continue Reading
$15,287.91 to be donated to FOCRLS by Whole Foods Markets! (9/21/2012)
As a result of the “5% Day” held on behalf of FOCRLS at the three Cambridge Whole Foods locations on September 12, 2012, Whole Foods will donate 5% of its profits that day. … Continue Reading
Weds. September 12 is FOCRLS 5% Day at all three Whole Foods Cambridge locations! (8/14/2012)
We are thrilled to report that 5% of the net proceeds of all sales on September 12 will be donated by Whole Foods to FOCRLS, at the stores on Prospect Street, River Street, and Fresh Pond. … Continue Reading
New! Hyatt internships for RSTA/CRLS students (6/23/2012)
We thank the management team of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cambridge for their first-of-its-kind partnership with the Rindge School of Technical Arts (RSTA) and Friends of CRLS … Continue Reading
FOCRLS Launches the “It Takes a Village (ITAV)” Program (5/10/2012)
Friends of CRLS is launching an exciting new project — It Takes A Village (ITAV). ITAV is intended to help CRLS graduates to maximize their college success. … Continue Reading
FOCRLS Faculty Grants Awarded for Spring 2012 (5/2/2012)
Please join Friends of CRLS in congratulating our latest Faculty Innovation Grant recipients – a total of 18 teachers, for Spring 2012! … Continue Reading
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FOCRLS House Party with special guest Principal Smith (2/10/2013).
CRLS seniors take part in a new college success program sponsored by Friends of CRLS, called “It Takes a Village” (10/25/2012).
Cheerful volunteers at the FOCRLS table on 5% Day (9/12/2012) at the Whole Foods Fresh Pond store: CRLS parent Cally Guerin, her daughter, and CRLS student Jonathan Gilboa.
Cambridge Public Schools math teacher signing in at the FOCRLS table on 5% Day (9/12/2012) at the Whole Foods Store on River Street.
Elaine Schear, President and Co-Founder of FOCRLS, at the Whole Foods River Street store on 5% Day (9/12/2012).
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