Maine Voices: Power of GMO labeling laws will vanish under Trans-Pacific Partnership

By | 2014-12-15T18:31:49+00:00 December 14th, 2014|Central America, Featured, Press|

Article by Emelia von Saltza, TTS21 The free trade agreement will take away our rights and put them in the hands of corporations. “Made in Mexico” is a common label we see on tags of shirts, stuck to banana peels and imprinted into seatbelt buckles, yet that little tag will never tell us the truth [...]

South-East Africa Trip Blog TTS24

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 December 9th, 2014|South-East Africa, Southern Africa, Trip Reports|

Read the entire library of blogs from TTS24, South-East Africa Fall 2014 here. Rhino Tracking by Ava S., Montana, Junior It was mid-afternoon, and the Matopos savannah was backing in the sun.  We were wandering up a shaggy bluff, five hours in to a seemingly unsuccessful rhino tracking mission.  We climbed over rocks and through dense bushes, [...]

So much to be Thankful for!

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 November 26th, 2014|Featured|

This week TTS24 is preparing a unique Thanksgiving celebration in southern Africa. On Thanksgiving, the group will incorporate Thanksgiving customs while creating new traditions with their TTS family. The Traveling School has had much to be thankful for this year! We are thankful for our students for their curiosity and energy - they will change [...]

THE TRAVELING SCHOOL VISITS AKROS

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Featured, South-East Africa, Uncategorized|

A group of 16 high school students and 5 teachers recently visited Akros as part of their learning expedition. The students, aged between 15 and 17, are part of the Traveling School, based in the U.S. The group of 16 young women spent a day between the Akros offices and the National Malaria Control Centre [...]

Creo File: Tate Drucker, Travel Photographer

By | 2017-04-04T08:53:10+00:00 October 29th, 2014|Press|

What are TTS Alumnae up to?  Read a recent interview by Creo Magazine about Alumna Tate Drucker (TTS18, TTS19). “Creo had the great opportunity to pick the brain of Tate Drucker, a San Francisco based freelance photographer and photojournalist. She focuses on documentary and travel photography and her work has been featured in schools, magazines, and online publications throughout [...]

5 Ways to Give Back To The Traveling School

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Featured|

phi·lan·thro·py /fəˈlanTHrəpē/ n. 1.  Works or endeavor, as charitable aid or endowments, intended to increase the well-being of humanity. 2. Love of humanity in general. Synonyms: generosity, humanitarianism, public-spiritedness, altruism, social conscience. 5. STAY IN TOUCH Check out the Life After TTS tab on our new website – we love to connect TTSers to each other [...]

South America Trip Blog TTS23

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Latin America, South America, Trip Reports|

Read the entire library of blogs from TTS23, South America Spring 2014 here: http://tts23southamerica.blogspot.com/ “I live out of an enormous blue backpack, I have Spanish class in the streets of Cusco, and I travel with my classmates and teachers. After three months of being a TTS girl, my mind overflows with knowledge that I wish [...]

International Teachers Get WET in Bozeman

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Press|

Project WET staff are accustomed to traveling the globe to train educators to teach about water. It's more rare that the world comes to Bozeman, home of the Project WET Foundation's headquarters. International teachers from 11 different countries recently participated in a Project WET workshop as part of the six-week-long Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program sponsored by [...]

The Traveling School Offers Girls An Experience of a Lifetime

By | 2014-07-28T14:30:22+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Press|

-Article by Stacey Tompkins, MA Watching your teenage daughter hop out of the nest and stride off to explore the unknown can be unsettling for a parent. Whether it’s a new job, a beloved camp or a first Prom, the best-case scenario includes long hugs and fingers crossed for meaningful, positive outcomes. Launching a child [...]