Category Archives: international school

Vilage des art de Dakar

Yesterday I had the opportunity to go the Vilage des Art de Dakar (Dakar Art Village). Not that far from the area I live in, next to the soccer stadium, there is a small refuge away from the ‘cityness’ of … Continue reading

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Interesting blog post

Does a good job summing up international schools http://superkimbo.wordpress.com/2009/01/25/the-world-of-international-schools/

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Searching for an international teaching job

A lot of people have asked about the how of working at an international school. I personally used Search Associates and loved not only Sally Gordon, my associate, but everyone I have ever interacted with from Search Associates. Talk about … Continue reading

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What the kids miss…

Friends Family paved roads everywhere basketball team basketball practice access to television whenever they want texting on her cell phone wearing hoodies wearing boots and Uggs (Maggie) a microwave Things that have filled the void: new friends-both kids outdoor recess … Continue reading

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The winds are starting to blow

and I find the wind lovely. According to the Weather Channel, it’s only blowing about 20 mph, which has the leaves blowing almost all of the time. Sometimes gusts will blow the red dirt into the air. The winds are … Continue reading

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WAISAL- West African International School Activities League- Swim Meet

Wednesday, October 31-students arrive from other schools–MS/HS Student Council Halloween activities Thursday-Nov. 1-No School-All Saints’ Day-swim practice, away teams on tours of Dakar Friday-Nov. 2- All-School Welcome-Spirit Event! complete with our mascot all day meet, out to dinner on the … Continue reading

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Fun with language

and in this instance, I mean English, not French. We know that my French is funny, but I am learning and trying. Just to give you an idea of the diversity even within the staff, our director is from Canada, … Continue reading

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