Concord High School

August 2022 - UPDATE

Message from Your Proud Principal

Greetings everyone!


It's hard to believe that the 2022-2023 School Year is right around the corner. We are so excited to see our students and teachers. We have worked hard all summer to prepare for the upcoming school year. We cannot wait to welcome all of our Raiders back.


Our theme this year is All In: 1 Concord, 1 Community. This theme aligns with The Concord Way: Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. We will intentionally work together to foster a caring and connected community where all students feel like they belong.



Below you will see a list of important dates for the fall. Please take note of the start dates for our students.


All incoming 9th graders and their families are invited to the Class of 2026 Orientation on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 5:00- 7:30pm. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends, tour the school, and learn about the Concord Way!


You will get more frequent updates from me as the school year approaches! Please use our school website to view pertinent information, https://www.brandywineschools.org/concord.



Go Raiders!


Mark Mayer

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Important Dates


  • Aug 23- 9th Grade Meet & Greet/Orientation (5:00- 7:30)
  • Aug 29- First Day of School- 9th and 12th Graders ONLY
  • Aug 30- ALL Students report to CHS
  • Sept 5 - Labor Day- Schools and Offices Closed
  • Sept 20- Open House (6:00pm-9:00pm)
  • Sept 26 - Schools Closed- Offices Open- Rosh Hashana
  • Sept 28- Paying for College (6:30 pm)
  • Oct 5 - Schools Closed-offices Open- Yom Kippur
  • Oct 12- FASFA Completion Workshop (6:30 pm)
  • Oct 14 - Schools Closed, Offices Open- State Professional Development Day
  • Oct 24- Parent/Teacher Conferences, Schools Closed, Teachers Report
  • Oct 24-28- Spirit Week
  • Oct 29- Homecoming
  • Nov 8- Election Day- Schools and Office Closed
  • Nov 10- Schools Closed/Offices Open - Teacher Professional Responsibilities Day
  • Nov 11- Veteran's Day- Schools and Offices Closed
  • Nov 21- Nov 25- Schools Closed (Office Closed on 11/24-11/25 ONLY)
  • Dec 7- District PD Day- Students are Asynchronous
  • Dec 15- Scholarship Presentation
  • Dec 22- Jan 2- Schools Closed (Offices Closed 12/23, 12/26 & 1/2 ONLY)


Click here for the entire BSD District Calendar: https://www.brandywineschools.org/Page/5287

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PRE-SEASON Starts on Monday, August 15, 2022

DIAA Physicals + Fall Sports Head Coaches

**FALL PRESEASON BEGINS ON AUGUST 15**

FOR ALL OF YOUR DIAA PHYSICAL INFORMATION CLICK ON THE BOX BELOW, THEN CLICK ON THE PHYSICAL INFO. TAB LOCATED ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE DIRECTLY ABOVE THE FALL SPORTS.

If you have any sport specific questions contact the head coach-
Football - Tom Wood -
Thomas.Wood@bsd.k12.de.us
Cheerleading - Tiffany Simmons - Tiffany.Simmons@bsd.k12.de.us
Fall Crew - Holly Dodge - Hollyldodge@gmail.com
Boys Cross Country - Joe Consiglio - Joseph.Consiglio@bsd.k12.de.us
Girls Cross Country - Jill McDermott - Jill.McDermott@bsd.k12.de.us
Field Hockey - Sandra Wermus - Sandra.Wermus@bsd.k12.de.us
Boys Soccer - Frank Carter - Frank.Carter@bsd.k12.de.us
Girls Volleyball - George Carr- george.carr@bsd.k12.de.us

Check out what's happening with athletics!

CLICK the Bar BELOW

All of the Fall sports teams' schedules are posted on the Raiders Sports website.

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Schedules

We are currently fixing minor conflicts in the schedule. There are a few adjustments that will occur. Please be patient with us as we finalize your child's schedule. Students will receive their schedule on the first day they return to school.


When students return, the Counseling Team will prioritize changes to students' schedules in this order:


First Week:

  • Any student who is missing a REQUIRED course
  • Any student who is in the wrong level course


Second Week:

  • Any student who wants/desires to make a change

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SUMMER READING & Required AP work

Please visit the Concord High School Library page to view the recommended summer reading lists for all students. If your child is enrolled in an Advanced Placement (AP) course, they may have required summer work. Please click here to view: https://de50000195.schoolwires.net/domain/2762

School Counselors

At Concord High School, we divide our caseloads alphabetically by students' last name:


Student Last Name A-D --------------------Mrs. Barbara Everett

Student Last Name E-K --------------------Mrs. Michele Alivernini

Student Last Name L-R --------------------Mr. Kyle Gaffney

Student Last Name S-Z --------------------Mrs. Karen Roskovensky


For more information regarding graduation requirements, career and college planning, as well as scheduling, please visit the Concord High School, School Counseling webpage: https://www.brandywineschools.org/domain/2749

Class of 2023- Seniors

College Application Notebook (attached)


We are excited to share our Class of 2023 - College Application Notebook. Please review with your senior. You will find numerous links, videos, and information which will be both helpful and necessary throughout the college application process. The most common questions we receive are answered in this digital notebook.

Once school begins, we encourage all seniors to schedule a Senior Meeting with their counselor regardless of plans after Concord. Seniors can make an appointment in the counseling office with our administrative assistant, Mrs. Brown.

Concord will host very beneficial in-person evening meetings regarding paying for college and financial aid. You can find details in the notebook and in the Concord Counseling - Class of 2023 Schoology group. When links become available, please register through the Class of 2023 Schoology group:

  • September 28 - 6:30pm - Paying for College
  • October 12 - 6:30pm - FAFSA Completion Workshop
  • December 15 - 6:30pm - Scholarship Presentation

It is normal for students (and adults) to feel overwhelmed at first. We suggest making a chart, calendar, or spreadsheet, and checking off one step at a time. It can be tedious, but be patient, breathe, and connect with your counselor regarding a Senior Meeting and any related questions.

BSD Code of Conduct 2022-2023

Click on the red box below to view the revised and updated BSD Code of Conduct. In this document you will find the BSD Attendance Policy, Your Child's Rights and Responsibilities as well as other important information that will help support your child.
BSD Code of Conduct

This is a link to the BSD Code of Conduct for 2022-2023

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School Store

Do you want to order Concord Spirit Wear? Please check out our school store website. Orders take about two weeks to process. We will have the School Store Open on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 5:00- 7:30, if you'd like to swing by and purchase.

https://raiderschoolstore.square.site/