Rome – Day 4

    Our fun filled day began bright and early where we were awoken to the beautiful voices of our fellow choir members.  We were later able to enjoy lunch with the scenic view of the Vatican.  Our tour was fun and …
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    Rome – Day 3

    Day 3 of the trip gave a taste of both old and new. It was the first combined rehearsal with all the choirs and the taste of hard work finally paying off. The sound of the seven choirs finally coming …
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    Rome – Day 2

    Walking tour of Rome – Trevi Fountain, Sant Agnese, The Spanish Steps Performance at Sant’Agnese!! Memorable moments from today:   Lara: For me, singing impromptu in the Pantheon is a memory I will always cherish. The echo made Lift Thine …
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    Chaffee-Cohen Sends Greetings from the Arctic Circle!

    US Science Department faculty member, Rose Chaffee-Cohen is currently participating in a Teach Earth Fellowship with Earthwatch in Churchill, Manitoba. While located on Hudson Bay at the transition zone between the boreal forest and the tundra, she is helping conduct …
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    Upper School Chamber Singers Depart for Rome

    The Upper School Chamber Singers departed today for Rome, where they will be participating in the choral festival “Passion of Italy.” The girls will have some sightseeing around Italy’s capital, but they will primarily be busy with rehearsing and performing. On June …
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    Iceland – Day 7

    We started out our day waking up in our hotel rooms in Reykjavik in the Center Plaza Hotel. We were told to get ready and pack our belongings to be ready for room checks at 8:30am. Teachers came to the …
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    Iceland – Day 6

    Today was a busy day. It was the last time we would wake up in our cabins, and we had to clean everything up and pack our bags. First we headed to a geothermal park. We had a guided tour …
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    Iceland – Day 5

    After breakfast, we headed to the Westman Islands for the day. The waves churned, crashing against the flanks of the looming white and blue ferry. The ride was an adventure in itself being that the boat caused your stomach to …
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    Iceland – Day 4

    Today was Day 4 of our trip to Iceland! We started by driving to the Thorvasldseyri visitor center to learn about the eruption at Eykafjallajökull. We got to watch a film this subject and how the eruption affected the families …
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