Summer Academy Blog

Happy Fourth of July!

July 4, 2014

Today students started their day with a years worth of cultural celebrations packed into half an hour, getting a glimpse of some cultural ... read more

Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting!

July 3, 2014

In the Chinese Academy evening assembly yesterday, the ancient art of Kung Fu took center stage as students performed a series of different skits. After viewing a kung fu performance earlier in the day, students were itching to test out their own kung fu... read more

Cultured: Reflections on Spanish Academy’s Field Trip

July 3, 2014

On Sunday June 29th the Spanish Academy boarded two buses at 8:30 AM and headed off to Long Beach for almost an entire day of excitement, fun andaprendizaje. First, the students, teachers and RAs visited the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), the... read more

Say ‘Ni Hao’ to Our Synchronized Swim Team

July 3, 2014

On Wednesday, Swarthmore was a tad warmer than the days before (it was 95 degrees!). In our morning assembly, we made sure to remind kids to stay cool and hydrated, as well as always carry sunscreen. For that day’s afternoon activity, some kids... read more

¡Feliz Miércoles!

July 3, 2014

Happy Wednesday! The morning assembly’s theme was “planning a trip” and students performed a skit meant to communicate the vocabulary associated with travel such as luggage, visa and different modes of travel. For the record, students passed up on... read more