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Winning Weekend for CA Olympics

Record snowfalls and sub-zero temperatures can’t stop our Penguins from having fun and keeping the Cushing Olympics going full speed ahead!
 
The most recent round of the dorm-based competition kicked off during last Friday’s all-school assembly with intense limbo, hula-hoop, and half-court challenges, and continued throughout the weekend. On Saturday, students took to the stage for the “Cushing’s Got Talent” show, with performances that ranged from dancing to magic tricks, piano playing, and miming. The evening capped off with a formal masquerade dance. While it was simply too frigid to carry on with outside games, Sunday’s student/faculty basketball game was quite the event, with students snagging the win by just one point! Later activities inside the (warm!) dining hall included board games, a chili cook-off, and a cupcake-decorating contest.
 
All in all, it was a great way to spend the weekend with friends and friendly competition. And special thanks to Mrs. Cara Clarke for her superb planning and enthusiasm! Final points to be added to the 2014-2015 tallies:
 
Alumni - 105
Ash - 90
Houses/Cooke - 90
Sawyer - 50
Price - 45
Day Students - 35
Lowe - 25 
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39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430
978-827-7000
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Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.

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