Summer Academy Blog

Bon Voyage! The French Academy Goes Traveling

July 2, 2014

As today’s theme was traveling, we started off the day in morning assembly with a guessing game involving various francophone countries and territories. The most difficult part for the students to figure out was certainly La Nouvelle Caledonie,... read more

Students Meet the Comillas Mayor and Council Members

July 2, 2014

Yesterday students learned the intricacies of the Spanish political system. Today, students were treated to a rare experience that cemented the previous day’s learnings by attending a Town Hall meeting with the mayor and Council members.  -... read more

The Team at the Heart of MMLA

July 2, 2014

This is my first year with MMLA and I am excited to be the German Dorm Head here at GMC. A little about me…I was born and raised in the Washington D.C.area, but also lived two years abroad with my family, first in Göttingen, Germany and then in... read more

Gaining Invaluable Language Experience by Exploring the Summer Palace

July 2, 2014

Sunday was another day out in Beijing, and our destination was the Summer Palace. Basically a huge park, the Summer Palace is a mix of natural landscapes and man-made features. We entered from the North gate, meaning we had to tackle Longevity Hill... read more

Important Information for Beijing Academy 2014

July 2, 2014

In case family members missed it previously, we are including important information on the Beijing Academy below. Please keep this for your records and reach out with any questions or concerns! BEIJING ACADEMY PROGRAM ADDRESS MMLA Program... read more