SYA’s world-class faculty inspire learning in and out of the classroom, and beyond. We asked SYA alumni to thank a favorite teacher, and the response was impressive.
Strengthening the program to meet 21st-century high school students' needs tops list of SYA's organizational goals.
SYA France students recently attended the Global Issues Network conference in Luxembourg, where they collaborated with students from all over the world. Watch this short video featuring our students in Rennes.
Can the SYA high school study abroad experience be measured? Aric Visser, an independent researcher in the field of international education aims to find out.
Katherine E. Kozin selected after nation-wide search.
SYA France students recently had the opportunity to shadow their peers for a day at a Lycée in Rennes. Read more from our SYA France Campus Reporter Melanie.
Alexander M., from the Harvard-Westlake School in California, writes about his experiences this year at SYA China, and learning to walk on his own.
English teacher Neil Stourton, from Newark Academy, describes his experience teaching English at SYA Italy for the 2011-2012 school year.
Watch the latest video from Campus Reporter Sophia about how Chinese and American cultures are intertwining at SYA China.
My host sister and I will sing “Halo” by Beyoncé for the "Grande Spectacle," a cappella and complete with harmonies.
School Year Abroad has partnered with the Global Studies Foundation, adding service learning to our high school study abroad summer program in Italy.
"We've always recognized the power of studying abroad to build bridges of understanding." Watch Sec. of State Clinton's IEW Address:
Modern Languages Department Chair at St. Mark's School in Massachusetts, María-Esther Sánchez, describes her experience visiting SYA China.
SYA Spain journalism students recently attended a panel of Spanish journalists and professors who spoke about politics and the upcoming U.S. election.
SYA is pleased to announce they will be offering merit-based scholarships to high school students applying for admission to each of their four schools in China, France, Italy and Spain...
SYA Alumni participate in crucial discussions involving the three-year strategic plan.
Natalie S. is feeling "at home" in Zaragoza, Spain."We are all the adventure seekers, the ones who jump with both feet for the stars hoping we’ll fly instead of fall." Check out her blog!
SYA students in China, France, Italy and Spain have settled into their schools and their host families' homes. They've found their way around their towns and cities and feel like natives already!
by Kyle Laracey CN’12
Life in America is BORING. At least, for me it is....How can anything here possibly compare to the other-worldliness of where we were for the past year, be it Spain, France, Italy, Vietnam, or China?
by Michael Chavez CN'13 (Albuquerque Academy)
Reprinted from The Advocate
My suitcases gape at me like starving mouths, screaming the words “what if” at me every time I glance at them...
SYA is pleased to welcome our new Assistant Directors of Admissions!
Michael Hirschfeld, Kenneth Krushel ES'68 and Peter Levin join SYA board of trustees.
Margaret (Maggie) Chutter IT'11, Oyster River High School (Durham, NH) class of 2012 Valedictorian, has been recognized for her hard work and achievement throughout high school...
Becker served as Interim Resident Director for the 2011-12 academic year and was a history teacher at our school in Beijing for the preceding 10 years. She also was the Director of the 2011 SYA China Summer program. A fluent speaker of Mandarin, German, English and Japanese, Becker has lived in China on numerous occasions during the course of her career.