Summer Academy Blog - Comillas 2014

El Camino de Santiago (The Way of Saint James)

July 7, 2014

Comillas happens to be one of the stops on the northern route of the famous Way of Saint James or commonly known as El Camino de Santiago.  Comillas Academy students watched the film called “The Way” starring Martin Sheen as... read more

Students Meet the Comillas Mayor and Council Members

July 2, 2014

Yesterday students learned the intricacies of the Spanish political system. Today, students were treated to a rare experience that cemented the previous day’s learnings by attending a Town Hall meeting with the mayor and Council members.  -... read more

ELECTION DAY - Who Will Be the next President?

July 1, 2014

Our students are learning about Spanish politics. Continuing to gain a deeper understanding of Spanish culture and language, our students held elections to vote for their “president” in the morning assembly. -Alejandro Saravia .hero { display:... read more

Practice Makes Perfect!

July 1, 2014

Study time is a time specifically set aside for students to reflect on the day’s activities and lessons, as well as practice their new language abilities with other classmates. It is a very important part of the learning process and we couldn’t be... read more

Teacher Profile - Susan Bennitt

June 29, 2014

Susan earned her BA and MA in Spanish studies from Middlebury College. After living and working as a global advertising executive in Madrid for 25 years, she and her three high school aged daughters moved to Connecticut to pursue... read more

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