Lorraine's Gift​

CATA students have the opportunity to earn some of their required community service hours on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, by volunteering to work at Farmington High School to help prepare holiday meals for families in need. Mr. Friel has volunteered to drive up to three other students to Farmington on the 22nd to help prepare food beginning at 5:30pm. Interested students should reach out to fellow student Kat Moore and/or check in with Mr. Friel.




Thanksgiving Break

Our Thanksgiving Break will begin on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 12:00 noon when students are dismissed. Classes will resume on Monday, November 27, 2017. The CATA community wishes everyone a peaceful and enjoyable Thanksgiving. 

Vocal Performance

Students in Mixed Chorus and Treble Choir will be performing at a community Thanksgiving meal at Blue Latitudes Restaurant in downtown Dover on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 beginning at 12:00 and ending at 1:00pm. Students will be transported to the restaurant by van. Parents will need to make arrangements to pick up their student at 1:00pm. Mrs. Fink will be staying at Blue Latitudes until 2:30pm in case a later pick up time is needed.



​Cocheco Academy of The Arts * 40 Hampshire Circle, Dover, NH 03820 * (603) 742-0700

New Hampshire All-State

Congratulations to Grace Ferland for being selected to represent CATA as a member of the New Hampshire All-State Chorus. Grace was one of two CATA students who auditioned. We are also very proud of Kathryn Moore, who auditioned to for New Hampshire All-State Orchestra.

Dover Art Walk

​Dover Art Walk is providing another volunteer opportunity for CATA students. The Dover Art Walk takes place on the first Friday of each month. Students can volunteer to help create art on sidewalks, spray-chalk the Art Walk logo on the sidewalks throughout downtown Dover, distributing balloons to participating businesses, setting up signs throughout the Art Walk route, taking pictures, perhaps performing or providing art as well. Students interested in volunteering can go online to sign up volunteering at: www.doverartwalk.com


Northeastern Ballet Theatre

We are proud to announce our newly formed association with the Northeastern Ballet Theatre.  Our academic staff is hoping to work hand-in-hand with Edra Tosh, the Artistic Director of NBT, to provide her serious dance students with flexible educational options in contrast to traditional school settings. Our Director, James Friel, will be meeting with interested families on November 29, 2017, at the Dover NBT studio beginning at 7:00pm.