Why Should You Attend A Semester School?

Ana Siegel (a Semester School Alumni) writes a wonderful blog post about the life lessons learned by attending a semester school... "To begin, what is a semester school, in the first place? These schools offer a semester-long educational experience for high school juniors, allowing them to return home with “academic credit, out-of-classroom experiences, and a [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Featured|Comments Off on Why Should You Attend A Semester School?

The beauty of learning…in Africa.

by Natalie Trono, Traveling School Alumna, TTS22 southern Africa semester. When I was a freshman in high school, I learned about The Traveling School through an upperclassman. I was automatically inspired by the school’s message and decided that it was opportunity I couldn’t pass up. Now, almost two years after my semester abroad in southern [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Featured, South-West Africa, Student Work, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why go to southern Africa? Top 10 reasons.

When Traveling School alumnae from past Africa semesters were posed with this question, they had a lot to say . . . 1. You don't know the range of emotion you are capable of until you visit Africa. It's like seeing black and white your entire life, then all the sudden experiencing the range of colors [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Featured, South-East Africa, South-West Africa, Uncategorized|0 Comments

TTS26 Trip Report & Blog, Southern Africa

For 3 1/2 months, 14 young women traveled throughout southern Africa. Their trip began in Zambia and carried them into Botswana, Namibia and finally - South Africa. We are delighted to bring you their trip notes about the amazing places they visited and more importantly - the people they met along the way. Click here [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|Featured, Southern Africa, Trip Reports|0 Comments

Change Your World

A "This I Believe" Essay by Sarah Jane Chrysler, Alumna TTS25  Sarah Jane (left) during her Traveling School Semester I have always followed. Followed the rules, followed the dress codes, and followed the people around me. I was so enthralled with where everybody else was headed and how I could get there to [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|Central America, Featured, Student Work, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Classes ARE travel at this high school.

Did you know that you don't need to take time off from school to travel? You can go to school AND travel at the same time. At The Traveling School, classes ARE travel. A recent article from the Matador Network by Amanda Machado explored how THINK Global School and The Traveling School are providing opportunities [...]

By | September 27th, 2015|Featured, Press|0 Comments

What is a Traveling School semester like?

 

By | September 17th, 2015|Featured, Photos, South America, South-East Africa, South-West Africa|0 Comments

Teaching Beyond Books

In our end of semester evaluations, we asked our 2014 students what 4-6 words best summarize their Traveling School experience. Here's what they said in word cloud form.

By | March 18th, 2015|Featured, Photos|0 Comments

Why Choose A Semester School?

Did you know that The Traveling School is one of many semester schools for high school students? "Semester schools are accredited boarding schools for high school and gap-year students looking to dive deep into specialized curriculums for one semester." Check out this great article highlighting 10 Semester Schools that high school students should consider by Courtney [...]

By | March 9th, 2015|Featured, Press|0 Comments

Waking Up

by Traveling School Student (TTS24 Alumna), Fall 2014 Southern Africa Semester "I got up at least five minutes past my alarm.  I was awake, I just didn’t want to get out of bed and face the shocking cold air for the sake of a typical Monday morning.  Plus, it left me in a bad mood [...]

By | January 12th, 2015|Featured, Press, South-East Africa, Student Work|0 Comments