Vacuuming Vietnam

Vacuuming Vietnam

As we flew from Johannesburg through Singapore, we (finally) landed in Hanoi, Vietnam. We were picked up by the hotel transportation vehicle and drove to our hotel. I realized how lucky I was to be here in the busy city of Hanoi on the other side of the world from...
Africa…all of our adventure

Africa…all of our adventure

Coming from Europe, it’s difficult to believe the heat and drought in Africa.  Soon ,after a short plane ride, we arrived in Marrakech. After the cool temperatures in Europe it took us a bit of time to get used the heat in Morocco. It got very busy as we started to...

Poetry homework

Robert Frost           My November Guest My sorrow,when she’s here with me Thinks these dark days of autumn rain   Are beautiful as days can be; She loves the bare, the withered tree; She walks the sodden pasture lane. Her pleasure will not let me stay. She talks and...
Did you know?  (by the Trenholm 4)

Did you know? (by the Trenholm 4)

Did you know… 1. Did you know that one toilet flush = five days of drinking water? 2. Did you know that south Africa has been in a drought for 5 years? 3. Did you know that ‘Day Zero’ was estimated for August 2018 but has now been pushed back to at least 2019? 4. Did...
Coffee Time with Wilson

Coffee Time with Wilson

Mr. McTurk, Wilson’s teacher, asked him to do a project looking at African coffee since they were opening up their fundraising cafe a couple of weeks ago.  At Montessori, the Erkinder (grade 7 and 8) class learn about running a small business through hosting a...