School News

Shoot Your (Espresso) Shot

Blessie encourages readers to take social risks while abroad because in her experience they ultimately pay off.

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!

The 100-Day Countdown

Sadie reflects back on the first half of the year and now is trying to take advantage of the time she has left in Italy.

Shoot Your (Espresso) Shot

Blessie encourages readers to take social risks while abroad because in her experience they ultimately pay off.

Gemellaggio!

Anna writes about meeting up with local Italian students for their language practice group.

When One Door Closes

Eden writes about what she'll miss in China and looks forward to spending the remainder of the year at SYA Italy.

Ducks in a Row

Connor writes about traveling with his family around Spain during winter break.

The Next Five Months

Eden writes about the unexpected complications she encountered when her family came to visit. 

When in Rome

Anna writes about how she and her friends created their own Christmas themed fieldwork day.

Language Confidence Boost

Janae-Rose writes about guiding her family around Madrid and how her Spanish skills helped make the trip go smoothly.

Huevos Rotos

Luke writes about his discomfort about his American family meeting his host family.

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