Monthly Archives: March 2018

Saying Adiós to CEM

Written by Lily Hackbirth ’19 to recount Friday, March 16, 2018: Today was our last day at Colegio Europeo de Madrid. In the morning, we got assigned different schedules to attend. Some of my classmates and I went to biology … Continue reading

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Video Recap of the Spanish Exchange 2018

Compiled by Mia Gilley ’19

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Valle de Los Caídos and San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Written by Elle Lambert ’19 to recount Wednesday, March 14, 2018: Today we traveled to two fascinating sites that are important in Spain’s history. First, we took a bus from CEM to Valle de Los Caídos. Valle de Los Caídos … Continue reading

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A Day of Classes at CEM

Written by Michael Wakeham ’19 to recount Tuesday, March 13, 2018: Hola from Madrid! Today was one of our few days without a day trip and with just classes at Colegio. After, yet again, not sleeping nearly long enough, we kicked off … Continue reading

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Friday, March 9 – A Scavenger Hunt and Meeting the Mayor!

Written by Shelby Brown to recount Friday, March 9, 2018: Today we started the day off walking around Las Rozas for a scavenger hunt with our host students, then we had an incredible opportunity to go to City Hall and talk … Continue reading

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Toledo!

Written by Marissa Mejia ’19 to recount Monday, March 12, 2018: Today, we visited Toledo, the first capital of the Spanish Empire! Fun Fact: Toledo is one of the few cities where three cultures (Muslim, Christian, and Jewish) all live … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Madrid

Students and faculty enjoyed activities with their host families over the weekend. This post, written by Peyton Hope ’19, recounts her experiences on Saturday, March 10, 2018: Today was a full day to relax and have fun with our host families! … Continue reading

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Classes at CEM

Written by Brian Washington ’19 to recount Thursday, March 8, 2018: On Thursday, March 8th, we returned to El Colegio de Europeo de Madrid to take more classes. Unlike the classes we took on Monday, the ones we took today were … Continue reading

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Hiking, biking, climbing, and archery!

Written by Molly Brown ’19 to recount Wednesday, March 7, 2018: ¡Hola! We started the day having breakfast with our host families and then met at the school. From school we took a short hike and then split into three … Continue reading

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Touring Madrid: El Gran Via, Plaza Royal, El Centro, El Museo de Prado

Written by Emme Pike ’19 to recount Tuesday, March 6, 2018: We started our second day in Spain off with a fun adventure to Madrid! After getting a good night’s rest and eating breakfast with our host families, we boarded … Continue reading

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