The East Vision

The Island School in One Word

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

June 9, 2018

June 9th Hi East! This is my last blog post, and I decided to do something a little bit different as opposed to my normal weekly summaries. I asked all 28 girls of Treehouse to describe The Island School in one word or phrase, and this is what they said:   #1: The most life-changing experie...

IS Blog Post #7

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31st Hi East! It's been awhile since you've heard from me. Our expedition rotations are officially over (as of a few weeks ago), and we are now working on final projects for these next few weeks. During expedition rotations, I had my Down Island Trip (DIT) and 9-day kayak expedition....

IS Blog Post #6

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

Monday, April 23rd Hello again! I hope you guys are doing well. I have had a great week and a lot of stuff has happened! At the beginning of the week, we had midterms, but not the kind of midterms you might think of. While I was expecting midterms to be exams for each of my classes, like we do at...

IS Blog Post #5

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018

Sunday, April 15th Hey guys! I hope everyone is doing well. The past few weeks have been really busy (although that's hardly an anomaly) but very fun! A lot of funny things happened last week, so I'll fill you in on everything: the first thing that happened is that we had a lice outbreak, which was...

IS Blog Post #4

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018

Sunday, April 1st Happy Easter, East! Not only is it the first day of April, April Fool's Day, and Easter, but it is also almost one year from today that I found out I got accepted into the Island School. My friends and I were all talking about that this morning and how crazy it is that one year later,...

IS Blog Post #3

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23rd Hi East! It's me. The past week has been pretty busy, so I have a lot to tell you guys: Firstly, on Sunday night, we found out what research groups we're in. We'll be working with researchers from the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) and the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)...

IS Blog Post #2

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16 Hi again, East! I hope you guys are doing well. I am so happy right now and have so much to tell you - a lot of stuff has happened in the past week! For starters, I just got back from my 3-day kayak trip which was a lot of fun. It was my first time camping out in the wild, so it was...

IS Blog Post #1

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8   Hey East, it's Nora! I'm sorry it's taken me a bit of time to post on this blog, I've been really busy for the past few days. To recap my day. we woke up at 6:15 and did our first run-swim, which is basically running for small stretches, swimming across peninsulas, doing...

Goodbye to Nora

Goodbye to Nora

Asha Lewis, Managing Editor

March 2, 2018

What Nora knows about... the Island School! The Vision says goodbye to our favorite columnist today, Nora Verdier, as she sets off for a semester in Eleuthera, Bahamas. But don’t worry, she’ll be updating her blog twice a week during her studies abroad. Here's what Nora had to say about the Island...

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