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Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Francis Parker - Vietnam 2014

Check out the Francis Parker School Blog here.Welcome to the 2014 Francis Parker School Global Studies trip to Vietnam blog. Students and chaperones will update the blog regularly as they explore Vietnam. Check back often to catch up on their latest adventures!Day 1:  HanoiAntithesis: "a rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve a… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, February 05th, 2014

How to Choose an Air Travel Search Site

Which airline booking sites offer the cheapest airfares?If your answer was Expedia — or any of the other dozens of online travel agencies — you’re wrong. If it was “They’re all the same,” you’re definitely wrong. “It’s so overwhelming, I have no idea”? You’re getting close.The real solution is finding the sites that best fit your specific travel needs —… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Our Amazing Group in Rwanda

Tribal dance honoring the cows.Warrior dancer Noah.One of 75 happy soccer ball recipients!Journal writing and reflection at Murambi.Singing 'Lean on Me' at the goat cooperative.Goat cooperative gives new hope for HIV-positive women.Lauren and Milo feed goats.Jacob and Chris inspire another game.Truth, Su Jin and BunniesThis one almost came home with us!Interviews on site.Coles little buddy.Mama, Milo and Nyamata survivor.Our traveling… [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Photos from Rwanda

Milo and Noah help serve lunch at Aspire.Mike, kids and bubbles.Paul hugs a survivor.Justin Carr would be proud.Lauren gets cornrows.Sampson goes native.Katherine and Noah's new friends.African Dance Class.Su Jin, Lauren and Sampson the brave.Imani plays paddy-cake with a local girl.Happy teachers!  Cheri Gaulke and Alethea Tyner Paradis [Read Full Article]
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Monday, January 27th, 2014

Day One in Rwanda

We arrive in Kigali under cover of darkness, and awake the next morning to a stunning view of ochre earth hills adorned with verdant green.All the students are healthy, rested, enthusiastic for our explorations ahead.Our first excursion is to the Kigali genocide museum.  Students questions are thoughtful, their observations sincerely revealing of active inquiry.  Noah remarks that the propaganda cartoons… [Read Full Article]
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