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Author: Monique Lefebvre

WHAT DOES IT TAKE to feed not one but 36 growing teenagers in a mobile environment without access to a cafeteria? Allow me to answer in detail. Breakfast Held every weekday morning from 6:45-7:15 am, breakfast in the common lounge is mandatory for the sleepy grade 9s and 10s. Various cereals, eggs, yogurts, toast, peanut butter, jams, milk, and orange juice are always at hand to feed the masses. Mornings...

AT THE BEGINNING OF LAST WEEK, ResLIFE staff implemented a new idea for boarding: the creation of a house system. Inspired by and modeled after of the traditional British boarding house system seen in prestigious schools such as Eton, Winchester, or Harrow, a great deal of boarding schools across the globe have adopted the approach. Contrary to current belief, the house system came around before Harry Potter! Houses help to...

1. There's no pity for the wee-dance. Much to the dismay of everyone who needed a toilet during pitstops, the privilege of relieving oneself costs .70 Euro in addition to the cost of time waiting in a queue. It's a bit like adding insult to injury because on top of the inevitable queue for the loo, you may have to run back to the bus to find change for your...

BOTH TEA AND OPIUM have been produced in Thailand's northern Chiang Rai province for thousands of years, just as elephants have been a constant. This past week, TGS took advantage of the opportunity for place-based learning on these subjects, venturing three hours north to the Chiang Rai province. In Mae Salong, the area's largest producer of tea, students walked through tea plantations before taste testing several different types of tea....

THE ELEPHANT NATURE PARK (ENP) is responsible for the care of 36 elephants: 32 females and 4 males. Every elephant that lives at the park has been rescued from a dire situation. These elephants are often taken away from their mothers at too young of an age and 'broken' during a brutal ritual known as Phajaan. These rituals last anywhere from three to seven days, depending on the willpower of...

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