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Author: Julie Ovenell-Cartner

  Every team needs a mascot--and at TGS we're nothing if not a team! Meet Spot the Dog, seen here waiting patiently outside our residences in Beijing for the first students to arrive today. He's a bit of a camera-hound, so you can expect to see a fair bit of him in our Facebook posts while term is in session...

AS OUR STAFF AND FACULTY wait for the arrival of the ninth graders to begin Term 3 in Beijing, it's sometimes easy to feel overwhelmed by the logistics of our endeavor. It's no simple task moving a school around the planet, and we owe a debt of gratitude to our administrative team - especially Ashley Silver and Mike Hourahine - for making our international transitions so seamless.   But of...

Mike Clare, one of our favourite bus drivers in Sydney, recently sent this note along by e-mail. We think it's worth sharing here: To all the TGS crew, It has been nothing but a pleasure to drive you guys whilst on your Sydney leg of your planetary classroom. I drive alot of school kids around & never have I met such a nice, polite & most of all intelligent bunch...

  Proud. Positive. Special. Those are some of the words TGS students use to describe their emotional response to the THINK photographic exhibit that accompanies the school on its world travels. In Sydney, the freestanding outdoor exhibit is currently drawing attention in Martin Place in the downtown business district. It features stunning international images captured by TGS founder Joann McPike on globally relevant themes such as beauty, despair, wisdom, wealth,...

  As our intrepid Grade 9s found out this week, sick happens. A nasty stomach virus swept through the class this week, toppling almost half the school in one 24-hour period. (Fortunately, most of the kids weren't affected until after their dive trip to the Great Barrier Reef.) It's tough to be sick any time, but particularly challenging to the spirit when you find yourself a long way away from...

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