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SBP in The Netherlands 2018: Schooling and Cooking

Seun Eisape

March 22, 2018

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In our first day at Jac. P. Thijsse College in Castricum, The Netherlands, we were met with nothing but kindness while biking to the school and walking through the halls. On a normal day of school, the Dutch students will have anyw...

SBP in The Netherlands 2018: History and Culture

Carlos Presina

March 22, 2018

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 It's Carlos here and I'm here to tell you about today's adventure in the Netherlands.  Today we biked around Castricum to see places in which WWII events happened. Our tour guide, an author who is writing a book abou...

SBP in the Netherlands 2018: On the Waterfront

Antonio Lampon

March 21, 2018

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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

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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

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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...

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

Dr. Glenn Cassidy

March 14, 2018

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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...

SBP in Israel Day 4: Dark History, the Desert, the Dead Sea

Dr. Glenn Cassidy

March 13, 2018

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After spending the night at a youth hostel in Jerusalem, we began our day by visiting Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center. While there are many Holocaust museums around the world, this one seems to have parti...

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

Jacob Anthony Amaro, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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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

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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...

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Day 4 – Yad Vashem, The Dead Sea – Log

March 13, 2018

Day 3 – Jerusalem – Log

Jacob Anthony Amaro, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

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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 ...

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