The Year in Photos

Snapshots taken throughout the year, made possible by talented faculty and student photographers.

Photo by SYA China student Emma K., taken while hiking the Great Wall. 

SYA Italy students explored Etruscan sites on a mountain bike tour guided by Resident Director Pat Scanlon and faculty Santo Sammartino. 

SYA Italy students harvested and processed grapes as a part of a food science course, agroecology, which investigates the intersection of Italian food, culture and science. 

Students at SYA France participated in the pilgrimage to Mount-Saint-Michel during low tide with members of their host families. 

SYA Spain explores Andalucía, photo by Chandler S. ES'19. 

Students attended the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 in Rennes, France.

El Pilar, Zaragoza by Chandler S. ES'19.

Temple in Chengde, Katie V. CN'19.

Sunset in Rennes, France. 

Abbaye de Montmajour, Arles, France. 

Visiting an apiary near Huesca, Spain.

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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.