Alumnae Spotlight: Jane Belcaster, Spring 2018

At 18 years old, Jane is already leaning in and making an impact through her high school newspaper, the Trapeze. Inspired by a journalism course her sophomore year, Jane is now the managing editor as a senior. “The Traveling School gave me a new sense of confidence,” Jane says, which has allowed her to speak [...]

By | 2019-02-04T14:46:45-06:00 February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What I’m Thankful for: The Year of the Woman

THIS YEAR, LET’S MAKE GIRLS HARD TO IGNORE! Now that’s an organizational mission I can get behind! I’m not alone in that quest; there are more and more amazing organizations, books, documentaries, even hashtags out there celebrating strong girls and women. I’d say it’s about time! Need examples? There are fun-loving testaments to badass females [...]

By | 2018-11-23T16:08:18-06:00 November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Day of the Girl 2018

International Day of the Girl, October 11, 2018 What is International Day of the Girl? The United Nations declared this day to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. Learn more here.  “Adolescent girls have the right to a safe, educated, and healthy life, not only during these critical formative [...]

By | 2018-10-10T17:01:10-06:00 October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reflections from Cameroon

Alumna Spotlight - Ceely Heck (TTS 16- Fall 2010)   Ceely is currently serving in the Peace Corps in Cameroon.  She took some time out of her busy schedule to reflect on her semester in Southern Africa with The Traveling School and how it continues to impact her today, over eight [...]

By | 2018-10-02T14:33:22-06:00 September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Memories of Africa

Last fall, participants in The Traveling School’s southern Africa semester had the opportunity to experience Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa in an incredibly personal way. This group of students, and their bus, Big Blue, embarked on an academic adventure graced with the spray of the Zambezi River, friendships formed with members of a San [...]

By | 2018-07-24T10:00:58-06:00 July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

South America – TTS31

Welcome to Spring 2018 blog- South America   Thank you!  Dear TTS31 Family, As our journey comes to a close, we are filled with gratitude for the many people who have made this semester possible. As is customary with a grand adventure, we are in disbelief how quickly three and half months have passed and [...]

By | 2018-06-12T15:25:17-06:00 January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

15 Reasons to give to The Traveling School this year!

Are you wondering ‘why should I give to The Traveling School’? Well, we’ve a got 15 reasons to contribute to the The Traveling School financial aid fund to celebrate our 15th year: Reason #15: Donating makes you feel good! We’re not kidding! Studies have shown that donating can boost your mood, increase brain activity and [...]

By | 2017-11-28T12:31:01-06:00 November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments