International Women’s Day

Though as the name suggests, it's an international celebration, I'd never heard of Women's Day before. Of course Colombia celebrates it with gusto, and after what I've seen with their other holidays I was not at all surprised. On March 7th, the day before Women's Day, the male teachers at my school held a little dinner…

John F. Kennedy Graduation

Congratulations class of 2015! The Colombian school year runs from January until December. By the end of my first semester teaching at John F. Kennedy it was time to say goodbye to my eleventh grade students. The graduation ceremony was held in the convention center in the historic center of the city. I was glad…