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SBP in the Netherlands 2018: On the Waterfront

Antonio Lampon

March 21, 2018

The schedule for Monday was tight. The plan was that Rosanne, my host, and I would take a train into Amsterdam to visit the Anne Frank Museum; go for a boat ride along the Amsterdam canals, and finish the day exploring Dam Sq...

SBP in The Netherlands: Immersing in a Different Culture

David Rahaman

March 21, 2018

It is now my second day in The Netherlands. My host family is The Overpelts. They’re very nice and they’ve accepted me with open arms. They have a daughter name Eva (my student host) Thijs who’s 13 and Bram who is 9 years of a...

SBP In Netherlands 2018: Off to a Great Start with Tasty Crepes and Ancient Ferns

Mrs. Michelle Tuorto H ‘16

March 18, 2018

Mr. David Rodriguez '96 and I arrived at SBP in the fall of 2000.  We've clamored, in recent years, for the opportunity to travel with students.  We were very excited to be asked to take the second Benedict's trip to the Netherla...

New Balance Nationals Indoors

Isaiah Murray, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018

On March 9-11, the track team competed in the New Balance Indoor Nationals at the New York Armory. Coming into the event, the Gray Bees were able to qualify three teams: the 4x800m team, the sprint medley relay (SMR) team, and th...

SBP In Israel 2018: Finishing Project, Bidding Farewell to Friends

Dr. Glenn Cassidy

March 14, 2018

Since the students used the time this morning to finalize their presentation, Mr. Marlow and I used the opportunity to spend a few minutes walking the beach and in the water of the Mediterranean Sea. The water was so incredibl...

Day 5 – School Projects, Drills, Tel Aviv – Log

Jacob Anthony Amaro, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

We began our day by meeting up at the Amal School to work on our project. As of now, at 11:10 a.m., the logo for our app, GoGet, has been completed. Matan Yariv, our app developer, is currently working on the app. To help ...

SBP In Israel Day 5: Apps and Opps

Dr. Glenn Cassidy

March 13, 2018

Today was a work day. The students spent the first half of the day finalizing their STEM project and preparing for their presentation tomorrow. There was a flurry of activity throughout the morning as students from both scho...

Day 3 – Jerusalem – Log

Jacob Anthony Amaro, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Our day today began with a long, “traffic-full” drive to Jerusalem. Traffic was buzzing because Sunday in Jerusalem is a work and school day; everyone is moving around, as opposed to Saturday (the Sabbath Day), during ...

SBP In Israel Day 3: Jerusalem Up Close — Soldiers at Rest and The Way of the Cross

Dr. Glenn Cassidy

March 12, 2018

Overwhelming! That's the only word I can think of to describe today's experience in Jerusalem.   The sheer magnitude of the city was something to behold. The number of people, from all backgrounds, making their wa...

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