Student Articles Archive - Page 724 of 778 - My Family Travels
Student Article
Travels in France: Immersion

The moment I stepped out of the terminal of the Charles-de Gaulle airport, a great wave -- no, a tsunami - of unfamiliar words crashed upon me. It scattered my senses and left me floundering, my confidence...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
Grand Canyon Transformation

Who are those crazy girls visiting the Grand Canyon? One's so loud and one's so quite. One has a spark to her eyes while the other follows and keeps a leash on the fun factor. One finds joy in the little...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
A Bunch of Really Old and Really Tall Trees: Sequoia National Park

When my parents first informed my brothers and me that our summer vacation was going to be spent at Sequoia National Park in southern California, I was disappointed. We were going to hop in the van...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
Amazon

Yeah, sure I'm in IB Biology and my mom is a conservation biologist, but I'm not quite the rainforest type. As a seventeen year old, I prefer our nocturnal sleeping schedules as opposed to the early jungle...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
Trapped – My Ordeal in the NYC subway

The dank, frigid odor of the New York Underground flooded our senses as we stepped nervously onto the platform. Our train rumbled on into the black abyss, leaving the five of us glancing worriedly around...

Read More    2 min read

Student Article
Mount Kilauea

Before me, the mountain reached the sky. From the visitor's center the rain clouds started rolling in. It poured -- the rain beating down with a drum-drum-drum-drum --crashing against the world. One...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
Road Trip to Arizona

Every day I hear friends complain about their parents; every day I listen to it without having something to add. I may be the only sixteen-year-old I know that would enjoy taking a ten day road trip...

Read More    3 min read

Student Article
City of Dreams

Sitting in a car for eighteen hours can drive some people crazy. Luckily, I am not one of those people. What could have been a long and boring drive for others turned out to be an eye opening experience...

Read More    2 min read

Student Article
Auschwitz

By the time November comes around in school, the band room is buzzing with rumors of what the next band trip will be. Last year, countries like China, Italy, and Spain were coming out of the mouths of...

Read More    3 min read