In mid-April, 18 Commonwealth students (more than 10% of the student body) formed four teams and participated in the Purple Comet! Math Meet, an international math competition for middle and high-school teams from 59 countries. One of our teams, comprising Nik Castro '16, Caleb Sander '17, Jeremy Chen '18, and team membership liaison Tarang Saluja '18, tied for fourth-place among high schools with enrollments of 1,200 or below.
Commonwealth Theater presents two performances of the Shakespeare play, directed by Susan Thompson. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second St. Suggested donation is $5 for students, $10 for the general public.
Representing Egypt, Brazil, and Greece on a range of committees modeled after the United Nations, Commonwealth students joined students from other high schools in discussing and negotiating resolutions on a variety of issues.