Students

Pages

  • Family—noun: a primary social group consisting of parents and their offspring, the principal function of which is provision for its members (World English Dictionary). While there have been many attempts to define it, there are no words to fully communicate the emotional and spiritual...

  • For many years I believed I was well traveled and I understood much of the world. Now, I laugh at my previous assumption. I realize diverse cultures make up our world, treasures to be experienced through travel. I have experienced several states and another continent. The summer before my sophomore...

    Tags: Europe
  •     In my sophomore year of high school I studied in Changzhou, China for three months. The school I stayed at was called Changzhou International School. While there, I learned about the Chinese people and also the Chinese language. I needed to keep up with my other courses too, and observed...

    Tags: Asia, China
  •       Twilight: the series that took the world by storm. What, you may ask, does this have to do with a vacation? Well, my family got it in their heads that I was a diehard, Edward-obsessed fan, and proceeded to plan a Twilight-inspired tour of the Northwest coast, including a few stops in...

  • Ocean City is a popular vacation destination on the eastern shore of Maryland, long beloved by families, teens, and convention guests.  It is best known for its hotels, restaurants, scenic beach, amusement parks, and convention center, just like many other destinations.  However, there are...

    Tags: Maryland, USA
  • An entirely different world revealed itself to me during my most recent trip to Japan. My visit taught me that every moment is another opportunity to discover, to change and to aspire. I became aware of a new reality when I realized and related to the powerful message of the song “Imagine” by...

  • My junior year in high school was shaped and defined by my three-month spring trip to the great countries of Europe with my family. The experience was so overwhelmingly worth the social sacrifices necessary that I constantly find myself wishing to go back. We spent the majority of our time at our “...

    Tags: Europe
  • With my trusty sketchbook clutched in one hand and my crumpled plane ticket in the other, I shot my parents one last goodbye glance as I stepped onto the boarding ramp. The destination: Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since all my prior adventures had kept my parents within arms reach, I realized as I...

  • Our family went to Boston for ten days in August of 2010. We got to experience culture, history, the beach and all the fun of a big city.    The duck tour was a fabulous tour. We saw Boston from a tall, land and water vehicle made for the military in World War 2. The conductors are hilarious,...

  •   Experiencing the Culture of Spain As my feet scuffled across the cool summer sand, my mind was racing, unable to imagine where my friends were leading me on my last night in this magic place. After the bandana was removed from my eyes a beautiful moonlit scene was revealed.  My friends had...

    Tags: Europe

Pages