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Summer is almost here!! I’m looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible at Closing Ceremony next week as we bid farewell to another school year.  It’s hard to believe that, for me, it has been 5 years already — an anniversary of sorts.  It is quite amazing to look back on all…

Read More Newsletter – June 8

End-of-Year Events May has almost ended and the final activities of the year are before us. Please pay close attention to the calendar as there are concerts, drama productions, moving-up ceremonies, and other end-of-year events scheduled in the next month.  For those in attendance at graduation last Saturday, we hope you enjoyed the pomp and…

Read More Newsletter- May 25

Belated wishes for happy May Holidays!! I hope all enjoyed the weekend and for those that connected to the festivities here in Moscow, I hope you were engaged in the cultural experience that is a big part of Russia and particularly, Moscow. We also completed some important work last week during our annual meetings revolving…

Read More Newsletter – May 11th

Welcome back after a nice Spring getaway.  Whether you were just “getting away” to the parks in Moscow or traveling more broadly, I hope this energized you for weeks of packed activity that are now on the horizon.  I’m looking forward to seeing you at various junctures between now and closing ceremony. You got a…

Read More Newsletter – April 20

  Greetings from deep within Africa.  As I write this we are packing for our trek from Botswana to Zimbabwe.  We’ve had a lovely sojourn here in Pandamatenga and are all very sad to leave this wonderful village and country.  Earlier today as the sun was setting in the sky, we said goodbye to the…

Read More Weekly Newsletter – March 22

Lazy morning preparing our games and materials at the lodge got us prepared for a wild afternoon at our Fair in Pandamatenga. In simple terms: Sunshine Finding the children Coming from all directions 200 kids playing games and enjoying the activities 20 adults in sessions with Project Humanity on the risks associated with alcohol Wind/rain…

Read More What a day…

We had a wonderful day on Saturday meeting the village elders and getting permission to enter the village. They had a wonderful dance that greeted us (video later) and the assistant chief of the tribe welcomed us to the village and gave us permission to enter. Later, we were invited to a church setting a…

Read More First full day…

I’m sorry to say that I’m having tremendous difficulty with connectivity with blog from here in Kasane.  I’ve gotten through some of the material and trying to upload more things, now that the first day is coming to a close with dinner in a couple of hours. I was a bit more successful with Facebook…

Read More Connectivity issues…

Getting to south Africa has proven to be a bit of a challenge. Not because of paperwork or documentation because that all went very smoothly. So glad we followed the South African Embassy process. That proved to be the best part of our overall paperwork. But, the time it takes on the flights and the…

Read More Still in transit…