US Drama Teacher Caroline Kafka spends spare time as a volunteer Beaver Scout Leader with Telstar. On October 14, she was featured in a Wort.lu article for her work organising the visit of her friend Gobi Ranganathan. Gobi is a Parabadminton player and he spoke with the Beavers as part of the new Disability Awareness Badge.
Fredrik Oscarsson, Antonio Del Rio, Marco Brunacci, Mika Bouchet-Virette, Julien Wald and Sebastian Duer have returned to ISL after joining a very select group of young men in Rome for the AMIS Middle School Honour Boys Choir. The performance on October 11th, included a wide repertoire of songs, as well as the world premiere of two pieces arranged specifically for the event by ISL Music Teacher and the event's Guest Conductor, James Libbey.
Liz Coolen and Terry O'Brien's art students had the opportunity to meet Fergal O'Hannrachain this week and witness the meticulous process he undergoes to create each ceramic figure in his "Hoodies" sculpture series. Fergal takes several weeks to construct each miniature character in the series – beginning from their shoes, slowly and gently moulding the legs, hips, torso, arms, face and facial expression, and culminating in their hood.
Former police investigator in the UK Child Protection section, Robin Watts spent the day at ISL conducting a series of compelling workshops for administrative and support staff, faculty, and ISL parents. This school-wide day of Child Protection Awareness is an ongoing commitment by the International School of Luxembourg to keep the well-being of our students of paramount importance.
Why was it so important to the Board of Governors of the International School of Luxembourg to seek formal recognition from an international sustainability organization in the construction of their new Lower School Building? The answer to this question was addressed during an evening reception on October 14, 2014, when ISL was awarded their official Silver Certification from the German Sustainable Building Council.