Student Maddie and trip leader Julie!  Photo by trip leader Peter Richards.
June 27, 2015 | High School

Today was our first full day in Rome, and it was packed with fun! In the morning, we split into our On Assignment groups – each person is in one: writing, archaeology, or photography – and learned about our craft with our leaders who are experts in the subjects. After our first lessons, we gathered at… Read More

Photo by student Sallie R.

On their first day in Athens, the Photography, Creative Writing and Archaeology On Assignment groups divided and conquered the ancient city. The Photography students shot portraits and local fare in a couple of the produce and meat markets around town, while the Archaeology and Writing students worked on assignments at the Acropolis Museum. They reunited in the early evening… Read More

Group shot at the Vatican. Photo by Sarah Rossien.
January 24, 2014 | High School

Today we switched our focus from Ancient Rome to the Renaissance period with a tour from a Roman professor named Paul. Paul led us through a Cathedral near the Pantheon, where we learned about frescos and some of Michelangelo’s work. We then traveled through the city to an early Renaissance fortress. There we connected with… Read More