Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hiking La Majada de La Pedriza

Written by Jordan Blackwell ’18 to recount Thursday, March 16, 2017: Today we went on a hiking excursion ​to La Majada de La Pedriza. ​The view was amazing. The long and exhausting hike had great rewards at​ ​​the top where … Continue reading

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Puzzles, Fencing, and Soccer: A Day at CEM

Written by Zach Minor ’18 to recount Tuesday, March 14, 2017: We started the day off as usual as we all caught each other up on the events from the previous afternoon and night. After that we accompanied our hosts … Continue reading

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Visiting Toledo

Written by Mila Colizza ’18 to recount Monday, March 13, 2017: Although temperatures were predicted to hit 60° F in Toledo today, the wind chill combined with an overcast sky and occasional bursts of rain made for cold weather. Hiking … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Madrid

The students enjoyed a weekend of various activities with their host families. Here are a few snippets to recount their weekend: As a group we explored el parque del retiro and went boating. After we went to TGIFridays and enjoyed … Continue reading

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A Day of Classes at CEM: Judo, Spanish lit, Dissection, and Flamenco

​Written by Bascombe Traywick ’18 to recount Friday, March 10, 2017: We realized this morning that today was our second to last day ​in classes ​at Colegio Europeo. We ​knew it was important to enjoy our time at the school … Continue reading

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A Zipline Adventure

Written by Braden McMahon ’18 to recount Thursday, March 9, 2017: Hola amigos!!! ​We spent our fifth day ​in Spain ​at the adventure park with our Spaniard host students! ​W​e began our day by meeting at the school dressed and … Continue reading

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A Day of Classes: Spanish History, Language, Judo, Cooking, and Art!

Written by Josh Gould ’18 to recount Wednesday, March 8, 2017: We spent the day today at CEM. In the morning we went to a Spanish history class and learned about the mid-1900’s to current Spanish political history. We were shocked … Continue reading

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First day at CEM

Today’s post, written by Reagan Richardson ’18, recounts Tuesday, March 7, 2017: Today was our first day at Colegio Europeo de Madrid! To start off the day, we all went to the kitchen and the cafeteria served us churros with … Continue reading

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First Day in Spain: Touring Madrid

This post, written by Alex Twelves ’18, recounts the group’s first full day in Spain, Monday, March 6, 2017: On Monday​, March 6,​ the ​Spanish Exchange group ​met at Colegio ​Europeo ​de Madrid before going into the city. In Madrid, … Continue reading

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Group heads to Madrid!

On Saturday afternoon, March 4, 2017, 19 students and 2 faculty leaders hopped on a plane and headed to Madrid. Please follow along on their adventure these next two weeks!

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