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 [...]

The Global Citizen

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

- Story by Nancy Yang During her four months in Central America with The Traveling School, 16-year-old Ruthy Bondurant learned the kinds of cultural lessons only firsthand experience can teach. When 16-year-old Ruthy Bondurant started preparing for a semester with The Traveling School, she wasn’t worried about sleeping in tents or navigating rugged terrain. She wasn’t [...]

Rooney Mara: The Changeling

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

-Article by Hamish Bowles Hauntingly beautiful and more than a little mysterious, Rooney Mara is Hollywood’s most enigmatic leading lady. “I feel a little, like . . . schizophrenic,” confides Rooney Mara of the quartet of radically different roles that she has taken on in the intense, whirlwind working year since David Fincher’s The Girl with [...]

Teen Vogue – The Coolest High Schools Across the Country

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

-Article by Heather Schwedel "High school is closer to the core of the American experience than anything else I can think of," Kurt Vonnegut (an author you'll find on many an AP English syllabus) wrote. And it's true, there's something about the mythos—gym class, late bells, lockers, Scantrons, homecoming, prom—that does seem undeniably all-American. But [...]