Global High School Term 2: Festive Florence

Hello everyone,  This past week in Firenze has been so wonderful.  From buying apple cider at the Christmas Market in front of the Basilica di Santa Croce, to visiting THE statue of David himself at Galleria Accademia, we have seen a lot.  This city has effortlessly...

Global High School Term 2: Arrival in Florence

Ciao! Here we are in beautiful Florence – our last stop on our journey.  Hard to believe how quickly it has flown by! We arrived yesterday from Rome, an easy bus ride with a quick pit stop for lunch.  Our day consisted of unpacking and settling into our Hotel Arizona...

Global High School Term 2: Amalfi and Pompeii

Hello! Our weekend in Amalfi, Sorrento, Positano, and Pompeii was everything we hoped for and more.  It was an incredible, beautiful, colourful, relaxing, (I can go on forever) weekend. Early Friday morning, myself, Mr. Catania, Ms. Gilchrist, and 11 of our students...

Global High School Term 2: First Week in Rome!

Hello all! We have had a very fulfilling and educational week here in Italy.  For starters, we sat on the Spanish Steps in Piazza Spagna on our first day in Rome. Our tour guide for the day, Raphaela, walked us past the historic Pantheon and to the Trevi Fountain...

Global High School Term 2: When in Rome

Ciao! In the blink of an eye, we have arrived in Rome!  Our hotel is situation on the grounds of a beautiful restored Monastery, just steps from cafes, basilicas, and the metro. With a 4am wake up call in Crete, I’m surprised at how awake and alert we all are!  Our...