Voices of Madeira Blog

September 27, 2017

Summer in Paris . . .

The French exchange takes place in Rueil-Malmaison, 10 miles west of Paris. For ten days in April, students from Centre Madeleine Danielou, an all-girls...

September 6, 2017

Lauren Grohowski ’19 Gets a Taste of Life as a Lawyer at Stanford

Wins Best Lawyer Award in National Mock Trial Program at Stanford Law School

September 6, 2017

Charlotte Smith '17 spends summer out of this world

I spent the month after graduating doing an internship at the NASA headquarters in DC. I woke up every day at 6:30 a.m. to take an hour-long Metro ride...

May 15, 2017

A Light in the Night: Arts and English Departments Collaborate

My 11th grade English teacher had one motto and one motto only for nearly every inquiry or sought after advice: life is not a solo act.  A high school...

March 18, 2017

Prepared for Anything

Student Life classes and interning off-campus have given Elfrieda the confidence, voice, and world outlook that she can do anything. 

October 27, 2016

Viva Viterbo!

You’d think there would be a lot to miss out on in my junior year of high school. Not being at Madeira would mean not getting to experience the label of...

September 30, 2016

The world of digital storytelling

As I walk around the oval, the leaves crunch under my feet and the smell of fall is in the air.  The beginning of October on the horizon means that we...

September 14, 2016

Tumaini (Hope) - Educating Girls in the Kibera Slum in Kenya

I had the privilege to live in Kenya for 10 great years of my life, and this summer I decided that I wanted to work on an initiative which would promote...

August 10, 2016

So Cute You Could Pukulele

This summer I attended Frets and Refrains, a guitar and songwriting camp, on the Zoe Klimley Scholarship. This week-long camp was led by Richard Thompson...

July 26, 2016

From Madeira to Medicine

I have always been extremely interested in medicine for a wide range of reasons. First, from an academic perspective, like many, I hope to make a difference...

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