The value of hiking

Painful knees, feet, shoulders, backs. Blisters, aches, sunburn, sweat, muscles straining to take steps that we wouldn't think twice about normally. Everything is too sunny, dirty, grimy, salty, wet. Our next shower is five days away.

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Climate protection - acting now!

Climate change is a burning topic at the Ecole this term! Ben and Chris’ Sustainability course joined forces with Radhika’s course on Climate Change in the Alps to take part in the last “Klimastreik” in Zürich. They were joined by thousands of other students from Switzerland (and beyond) to voice their concern about climate change and to experience the power of this exciting (youth) movement. Read here some sweet excerpts of students' essays about their experience.

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Ecolianers joined for the fifth time the Birklehof Cup, a friendly, student-organized, competition with other private schools, all in Germany. And this time they came home with the trophy!
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The Ecole d’Humanité

The Ecole d’Humanité is a progressive, international boarding school situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps. 120 Students and 40 teachers from over 20 different countries live together in a dynamic community that fosters the discovery and development of individual talents – academic, artistic, practical, athletic, and social – in an atmosphere that encourages self-determination, innovation, and tolerance. Whether modeling projectile motion in a calculus based physics class or performing in the annual Shakespeare play, summiting a 4000 meter peak or hammering red hot iron on a giant anvil, Ecole students actively pursue their passions in a setting that is both challenging and liberating.

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