School News

A Small Town’s Charm

In her first blog, Anna writes about traveling to Bagnaia as part of Fieldwork Wednesdays.

Mission in Math

SYA's approach to mathematics supports students as they live and learn abroad.

Fall 2019 Photo Essay

Travel around the world with the Class of 2020 in this photo essay featuring highlights from the first weeks abroad.

Confluence of Languages

SYA gathered over 30 teachers and educational leaders representing more than five different first languages to chart SYA's future.

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!

Mission in Math

SYA's approach to mathematics supports students as they live and learn abroad.

Awkward Groove

Luke M. writes about the first few weeks of school and getting used to his new surroundings. 

The Great Vendemmia

Sadie H. reflects on making wine during fieldwork and the importance of food in Italy.

This is Not a Hotel

In her first blog, Janae-Rose F. writes about adjusting to living with a new family.

Jiaozi

Aja S. writes about adjusting to her new life in Beijing and juggling homework with time spent with friends and family.

Launching the SYA Practicum

We believe that the learning environment extends well beyond the classroom walls, and therefore Practicum is designed to continually present students with opportunities to challenge themselves.

Fall 2019 Photo Essay

Travel around the world with the Class of 2020 in this photo essay featuring highlights from the first weeks abroad.

Severine Bordeau

SYAers around the world followed Séverine's progress as she ran through famous sections of the race, feeling the adrenaline of each mile marker.

Power of Place

President Tom Hassan reflects on the observance of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings, a visit to Paris and the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and a gathering of over 30 teachers and educational leaders in Viterbo, Italy.

Confluence of Languages

SYA gathered over 30 teachers and educational leaders representing more than five different first languages to chart SYA's future.

Welcoming Trustees: 2019

SYA is pleased to announce the addition of three new trustees to its governing body: Julian Fu CN’06, Jackie Little FR’81 IT’16P and Amb. David McKean FR’74 FR’11P.

SYA China Rewind

For his final video, Sam K. looks back at all the memories he and his friends made in China.

Premiere: The Long Run

Follow SYA France's Séverine Bordeau as she trains and competes in the 2019 Boston Marathon.

It's Just the Beginning

Stella M. summarizes her time in France in her final blog and thanks her Rennes community for an incredible year.