Summer Academy Blog

Beating the Heat: In Language Videos and Pool Time!

June 30, 2014

It has been hot, hot, hot over the past few days! Thankfully, the Arabic Academy knows how to keep it cool. Sunday dawned hot and dry. After taking a short trip into town, students started some water balloon wars to cool themselves down.... read more

Sunday Funday

June 30, 2014

This Sunday at Swarthmore College, the students enjoyed various activities intended to give them a break from the rigors of the past weeks classes and assignments. Each student was able to catch up a little on sleep as well as some brief exemptions... read more

Teacher Profile - Susan Bennitt

June 29, 2014

Susan earned her BA and MA in Spanish studies from Middlebury College. After living and working as a global advertising executive in Madrid for 25 years, she and her three high school aged daughters moved to Connecticut to pursue... read more

Fun is in the Cards for Spanish Academy

June 29, 2014

Anyone who ventured past Walker Beach last night would have heard the excitement that was the Spanish Academy’s Casino Night! Aside from playing card games, students enjoyed the beautiful California evening and the sounds of everything from Shakira to... read more

Director Profile - Alejandro Saravia

June 29, 2014

Alejandro was born and raised in Mexico City, Mx. The 5th child in a family of eight, he never thought that living abroad was an option for him. He studied Chemistry at the National University (UNAM) and decided to work in education after receiving his... read more