The Physics of Sound

The Ecole is delighted to welcome a new teacher to our team! Alessandro Viale joins the Ecole to teach Physics and Mathematics in the Swiss system. Alessandro is originally from Rome, where he studied Physics at the Sapienza University, and obtained a Masters in Piano, in Composition.

Alessandro brings an infectious enthusiasm for Physics to his students. In his teaching he is integrating academic and theoretical knowledge with practical experiences, so that students can truly embody the material.

Hiking, Life Lessons, and the Development of Grit

At nearly 4000 meters of altitude, on the South-West face of the Finsteraarhorn, under an unseasonably warm sun, a group of students are struggling, pace-by-pace, to reach the summit.

They deparedt their hut at 3 AM, climbing upwards on skis as the morning breaks. They climb higher where the air is thinner, each step feeling like four, their bodies not yet fully acclimated to the altitude. Tired, hot, and short of breath, they climb higher, the warmth of the sun intensifying the students’ perception of their efforts.

Becoming Who You Are at the Ecole and Beyond!

The journey towards becoming who you are is, of course, a lifelong one, continuing on after our students leave the Hasliberg. Vicki Kuether recently joined the Ecole as our dedicated college advisor. She brings with her rich experiences is education and college counseling, and has helped us expand our college advising program to include term-long courses in college prep in both the Swiss and US systems.

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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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