A Very Special Evening Honoring a Member of Our Community

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A wonderful honor was granted to a member of our Italian community this past week. Friends and foodies celebrated legendary food activist Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse (http://www.chezpanisse.com/about/alice-waters/) and Edible School Garden, as she was knighted for all that she has done to bridge …

Valentina back from Rome! Italian Language in the World & La Scuola Italian Language Immersion School

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Bentornata d’Italia Valentina! We are happy  to welcome back Valentina from her travels in Italy! Recently our beloved Head of School, Valentina Imbeni, travelled to Rome to participate in the Joint Action Assembly for Italian Language in the World, “Stati Generali della Lingua Italiana nel …

Santa Lucia is coming!

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The holidays are upon us, and with them come some lovely Italian traditions including the feast of Santa Lucia. Santa Lucia (Saint Lucy) is the patron saint of Syracuse (Sicily). Like Santa Claus – or “Babbo Natale” as he is known in Italy – children …

Notes from the Atelier: Bringing the Past to Life

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As a parent with a newly enrolled child at La Scuola, I’ve wholeheartedly embraced the concept and ideals of student-led project-based learning, but admittedly have struggled to fully understand exactly how that translates into a real-world education. These recent Notes from the Atelier are an …

What is an IB Education? A Parent’s Recap

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The words International Baccalaureate held little meaning for me a year ago and I’ve been trying to get my head wrapped around them ever since. What exactly is an IB curriculum and what makes it unique? After attending last week’s educational series event at La …