Holocaust survivor speaks to sophomore class

Holocaust survivor speaks to sophomore class

Holocaust survivor Michele Rodri shared her experience during the war, told about her life after and advised students to speak up against wrongdoings at the sophomore class meeting March 29. Rodri was born in Paris to a Jewish orthodox family. At seven years old, Rodri was picked up by SS officers, she said. Rodri said […]

The city of love, scarred by hatred

The city of love, scarred by hatred

My French host family and I began the evening of November 13 by watching a soccer game in the living room. They jokingly belt out the national anthem at the start of the match, and we cheered alongside thousands of people at le Stade de France when France made its first goal against Germany. But […]

Students studying abroad in France are safe from attacks

The students studying at School Year Abroad in Rennes, France are safe following the attacks on Paris Nov. 13. Katie Schlesinger ’17, Sophia Dienstag ’17 and Danielle Kaye ’17 confirmed that they were safe in Rennes, which is about 40 minutes away from Paris. “I was actually planning on going to Paris [today] with some friends, […]

Film teacher researches French director in Paris

Performing arts teacher Ted Walch spent a week in Paris during the summer researching French director Francois Truffaut’s “Les Quatre Cents Coups” at The Cinémathèque Française. He also walked the streets to visit sites where the film was shot. “For a long time I’d wanted to know even more than I’d been able to find […]