Tag Archives: ICS

Home away from home

Our school begins earlier than most. I was back at work August 5. Students started classes on the 12th. The first weeks of the term are always busy with gatherings: teacher meetings, assemblies, parent nights. This year those meetings more … Continue reading

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ICS is what’s called a one-to-one laptop school. Here, that means that every kid in grade 6 is entitled to his own school-issued computer. It’s funny to think how normal this seems to me now in Addis Ababa, yet how … Continue reading

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Gotta go to Ghana

My family’s been on the move lately. Last week Andreas took eight Model UN team members to a conference in Doha, Qatar. While he was away, Alekka traveled with eleven of her classmates to the Global Issues Student Summit in … Continue reading

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