Japan: Summer 2016
St. Teresa’s Academy students and faculty traveled to Tsu, Japan, to visit our sister school, St. Joseph Joshi Gakuen, during the summer of 2016. STA partnered students and families of Saint Joseph Joshi Gakuen to provide home stays for students, visits to local attractions, and attendance at the school’s annual bazaar. The total cost of the trip, including flight, ground transportation, food, medical/accidental insurance, and housing will be $3,500. A $350.00 deposit will hold your daughter's registration. Learn more about our sister school by visiting their website at www.sjjg.ac.jp. Questions or to register, contact: Barbara McCormick, Academic Affairs Principal, email@example.com
Best of China June 8 - 20, 2016
STA social studies teachers Ms. Papineau and Ms. Stewart took a group of students to China over the summer. The Best of China tour was a 13-day trip where students had a once in a lifetime chance to explore the cities of Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. The tour included world famous sites such as the Great Wall of China, Terra Cotta Soldiers, and Victoria Peak all lead by local tour guides. This trip was conducted by the travel company Explorica.
Click the video below for a sneek peek into their travels.
Paris & Rome
June 7 - 15, 2016
STA students and parents had the unique opportunity to experience two major capitals of Europe. Alice Amick and Sue Marquis hosted this trip through Passports, Inc. On this nine-day adventure, travelers visited iconic landmarks in and around Paris, such as the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and Versailles. They then traveled to Italy to visit historic sites such as the Colosseum, the Forum, and the Vatican, with side trips to ancient Pompeii and Ostia Antiqua. In addition to enjoying the cultures and languages of each country, the students developed the skills to become world travelers.
Italy: Literature & Pilgrimage
Students enrolled in Literature & Pilgrimage spent two weeks in Italy studying the works of Dante's Devine Comedy. Led by Kelly Fast and Michael Sanem, students traveled to locations associated with Dante's works, creating a cross-curricular, interdisciplinary experience to ponder how the essential questions of vocation, pilgrimage, and faith affect their own lives. Pictures from the trip are featured below.