School News

Toussaint Break

Campus Reporter Ella S. writes about what she did during their school break.

Each year, Campus Reporters at each of our schools portray life at SYA.
These students represent their SYA schools by writing blog posts, capturing photos and shooting videos of their school and home life, co-curriculars, educational trips, and their host country. Read some of their stories below, and keep checking back for new posts!

Toussaint Break

Campus Reporter Ella S. writes about what she did during their school break.

Oh The Places You’ll Go

Oceane C. writes about taking advantage of the time at SYA to explore Beijing and other provinces in China.

Not Crazy at All

Josie B. encourages others to leave their happy lives at home for new challenges and growth.

Yongqi Means Courage

Liam R's poem describes the resistance he felt when adjusting to the Chinese way of life.

More than just an Ofrenda

Eleanor L. writes about being a part of her host family's traditions during the Fiestas del Pilar.

The Beauty of the Unknown

Esinam G. writes about how wandering the streets of Rennes led to a memorable night with her friends.

Volunteer Leadership Summit

SYA's first-ever Volunteer Leadership Summit gathered volunteers who have made an extraordinary commitment to SYA. 

Loire Valley: Short Film

Be transported to the Loire Valley alongside the Class of SYA France 2019 with this short film by our talented SYA France student Garrett Wilson.

On Mountains: Letter to Parents from Dr. Aric Visser

Head of Schools and Programs Dr. Aric Visser wrote a letter to our current parents one month into the year. You might be surprised by what he has to say about the SYA experience, and his single request for SYA students today.

Ranchos con la Familia

Campus Reporter Jina Z. writes about preparing and enjoying a meal with her Spanish family.