Welcoming Students with High Fives
Aug30

Welcoming Students with High Fives

Welcoming Students with High Fives By Esther Clark, Director of External Relations, Academia Cotopaxi, Quito Photos by Gabriel Cadenas Sometimes it’s the small things that make a big difference. A smile, a hug, a gesture of gratitude… On Monday, administration, parents, faculty and staff at Academia Cotopaxi created a “high five” line to receive students as they arrived for their first day of school. As the campus filled with...

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Contributing to Space Exploration with Cubes in Space: Students at Academia Cotopaxi Reach for the Stars!
Apr18

Contributing to Space Exploration with Cubes in Space: Students at Academia Cotopaxi Reach for the Stars!

By Margot Solberg (grade 4 teacher) Academia Cotopaxi, Ecuador msolberg@cotopaxi.k12.ec @msolberg12 At Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador, seventeen students in the after school “Cubes in Space/NASA Club”, for grades five to eight, were recently approved to fly five science experiments into space! The following highlights the main points of this unique STEAM opportunity, as described by Cubes in Space directly: Cubes in Space™ is a...

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Academia Cotopaxi, Quito, Ecuador
Nov22

Academia Cotopaxi, Quito, Ecuador

Academia Cotopaxi: Ecuador Our Home For more information, please visit our website cotopaxi.k12.ec/ Academia Cotopaxi: Ecuador Our Home from AASSA on...

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Happiness and Learning through Cups of Coffee
Jun21

Happiness and Learning through Cups of Coffee

By: Esther Clark, Director of External Relations and Communications Academia Cotopaxi American International School, Quito, Ecuador The smell of ground espresso and sounds of violin and cello mix with the rush of students making their way to class on a crisp Friday morning in Quito, Ecuador. Sweet Morning Charities Coffee Shop has opened for business and there is a buzz of activity in AC’s High School Cafeteria. Four months ago a...

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Be Quiet…
Jan26

Be Quiet…

by Daniel Kerr, Intermediate School Principal Academia Cotopaxi American International School, Quito, Ecuador http://www.mondaymusings.org/ So about a month ago during our two week holiday break, I found myself floating down a river on a tube with nothing around me but the sights and sounds of the Amazon jungle, and the peacefulness and beauty of it all hit me like a fist to the jaw. I spent about an hour or so just listening to the...

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