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The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Connection

The Island School has many connections with Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, MA. One of their graduates, Emma Alexander, now is in her second year of teaching histories at IS. CRLS marine biology teacher, Paul McGuinness, attended the annual Island School Teacher Conference in 2004 and is responsible for connecting dozens of students to The Island School. Paul also guides CRLS’s Marine Conservation Club. Inspired by their experiences at The Island School, alumnae Tessa Tracy (F’11) and Danielle Heims-Waldron (Su’13) started the Marine Conservation Club, which has been so successful since its inception a few years ago, hosting numerous fundraisers and events in an effort to raise money for the North Atlantic Right Whales who are dangerously close to reaching distinction. Their hard work was rewarded by the New England Aquarium when they received the 2013 Ocean Stewardship Award. You can read more about their efforts, and watch a video on North Atlantic Right Whales in our alumni spotlight on Tessa Tracy here.

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