Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ziplining at Tirolinas de Guadarrama

Written by Hannah Barcus ’17 to recount Wednesday, March 17, 2016: Today we went to Tirolinas de Guadarrama, an adventure park. It consisted of rope courses, ranging from easy to difficult, and zip lines, several of which hung over a huge … Continue reading

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Tuesday at CEM: Dissection and Fencing – What a combo!

Written by Chessie Scott ’17 to recount Tuesday, March 15, 2016: Today I took one of the few remaining, daily, morning walks to school up the dreaded hill, in the chilly Madrid morning air. At CEM, we enjoyed another school … Continue reading

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Monday in Toledo

Written by Lily Clarkson ’18 about Monday, March 14, 2016: Video Like every school morning, we all met at CEM. We left around 9:00 for an hour bus ride to Toledo, our trip of the day. Once we arrived, we … Continue reading

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A weekend in Madrid

Our students spent the weekend with their host families, exploring Madrid and its environs. Several students and the faculty leaders traveled to Segovia – a city with a rich architectural legacy, including medieval walls, Romanesque churches, a former royal palace and a … Continue reading

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Friday in the outdoors

Written by Sarah Keenan ’17 to recount Friday, March 11, 2016: Today started out as normal as every other day. It began by waking up, having breakfast, et cetera, but the fun part came after the hour bus ride to the … Continue reading

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Finding our rhythm

Written by Noah Sutton ’17 to recount Thursday, March 11, 2016: Today, we had our third day of classes at CEM. Many of us started off with physics this morning while others visited a history class. Then, we all had the opportunity to have … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Student

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Post written by Katie Mele ’18 to recount Wednesday, March 9, 2016: Today (after having yet another sugar filled breakfast), we went to school for a second time. School at Colegio Europeo de Madrid starts at 9, but they are never … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 8 at CEM

Written by Hannah Auerbach ’17 to recount Tuesday, March 8, 2016: Today was a semi-typical school day. We all arrived with our hosts to Colegio Europeo de Madrid and then went down to the cafeteria where we were surprised with … Continue reading

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Bienvenidos y Madrid

Blog post written by Emily Mesisco ’17 to recount Monday, March 7, 2016: Hola de españa! So finally the entire Norfolk Academy group arrived safely in Spain on Sunday morning. We were greeted by a beautiful banner made by the CEM … Continue reading

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Inaugural Spanish Exchange with Colegio Europeo de Madrid

Our Spanish exchange with sister school Colegio Europeo de Madrid (CEM) commences this year! Twenty-two CEM students and two CEM faculty joined us at NA September 3-25, and it was a highly successful visit. Seventeen Norfolk Academy Upper School students will travel … Continue reading

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