Author Archive - brett shifrin

China – In about a week — Yippee!

March 3, 2016
I don’t know about you but I am realizing that my pile of items to pack for China is becoming bigger each day. When I come across a comfortable pair of socks, travel toothpaste, my…Read More

China – in about a week.

I don’t know about you but I am realizing that my pile of items to pack for China is becoming bigger each day. When I come across a comfortable pair of socks, travel toothpaste, my…Read More

Airport Musings and Inventory

March 19, 2013
Weather aside, we made it to Logan with time to spare. Right now kids are getting dinners and stretching their legs before we board for Amsterdam. All is well. The most exciting news is that…Read More

Wonderful weekend began with Gingerbread Houses

December 17, 2012
Friday evening the students enjoyed decorating ginger bread houses in the dining hall. The students have a large selection of decorating materials to eat and use on their houses. It was a wonderful time.Read More

4-pt- Are you a traveler or a tourist

December 5, 2012
Friday night at 6:30pm will be the first meeting for the 4 pt trip. Now that each student knows where he/she is going, it is time to talk about the expectations for the trip. The…Read More

Exam Week Begins today

November 15, 2012
The first day of the trimester exams. Good luck to the ninth graders as they take dot 1 and dot 2 exams. I am confident you will perform well. Especially, since Marcello, the headmaster of…Read More

The perks of being a wallflower trailer

November 12, 2012
I am looking forward to seeing the movie when the students return and have read the book. Enjoy the trailer and the views of my city when I was the age of the students at…Read More