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Up Everest and into a Book

The Middle and High School welcomed two special guests on the week of November 15. Matt Dickinson, filmmaker, writer and adventurer, spoke with students on key points in his career and life, including his summit of Mount Everest while author Ruth Eastham conducted several writing workshops in the middle school.  482 more words

High School

Tips to help you get through the end of term hurdle

With 2 weeks left to go until the Christmas holidays (yes!), these last couple of weeks of term seem to drag. As a third year, I’ve done this a few times now, and there is no worse time of year than the end of term. 504 more words

Student Blogger

Making a Difference

Forest Witcraft once said, “A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank….but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life of a child.” 36 more words


How you know you are not American

Contributing Writer

If you would have asked me five years ago, “Where do you see yourself in the future?” I would have probably said, “Well, maybe working or studying somewhere near my hometown, where I can visit my family and friends very often.” Now, five years later I am here, in the land of boundless opportunities – America. 1,008 more words


Student Perspective: Unveiling Mysteries through Processing

By: Amara Andrew

My palms were sweating, my heartbeat was racing and I felt like I was about to pass out. I was a nervous wreck when I was first approached about processing a collection for the archives. 933 more words

Columbia College

Avoid These Scary Resume Mistakes

It’s incredibly easy to miss the minuscule mistakes in your resume. Most hiring mangers spend approximately six seconds looking at your resume, which means the simplest things can put you at a disadvantage. 295 more words

Career Advice

From Web to Iwate: The Tohoku Virtual English Class Trip

Kaitlyn Wu (Grade 10) reflects on the Tohoku Virtual English Class’ (TVEC) October 13-15 trip to Iwate, where they met with and taught their students in person. 415 more words

High School