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March 30, 2018

Today is Tuesday and we woke up to the best breakfast from Fina— hojadres with nutella. Then we got ready and walked to the school for our second day of teaching! I taught 1st grade with Cami and the kids were so so good! They were trying really hard to do their englis...

March 30, 2018

today is monday and we woke up at 6:15 for desayuno as a family. after breakfast we sat around the table and got ready for our first day of class and sorted out all of the packets we had for each class. for first block, Virginia and i taught 4th grade and it was amazin...

March 25, 2018

Hola! We arrived in Panamá City last night and made our way to Las Lajas this morning! We got off the bus at 5:00 am and took a taxi down to the resort. We got to the resort at 5:20ish and ended up sleeping on the lounge chairs by the pool because the front desk did no...

June 20, 2017

Today has been our first day back in Cineguita after visiting Boquete for the weekend. We started the day off with Fina’s amazing eggs while getting ready for the day of teaching. First block consisted of teaching the fist graders PE while the others taught the other g...

June 19, 2017

Today was our last day in Boquete. We spent the morning cleaning Bella’s beautiful house and got the opportunity to visit possible schools that will be helped in the future. While waiting for the bus to take us to the schools, we all got to chill a little bit and finis...

June 18, 2017

Today started pretty early and we were all picked up from 

Javier’s house around 9 in Wilfur’s truck and his wife’s little car. We drove about 45 minutes to a natural hot spring, and the last 15 minutes of the drive all 11 of us piled in 1 car and drove over boulders th...

June 17, 2017

Today was our first full day in the beautiful mountain town of Boquete. We started off by visiting Finca Lerida, a small batch coffee producer high above Boquete. We hiked the trails around the plantation and finished with a coffee tasting and a fabulous lunch. This af...

June 15, 2017

Today we woke up to Fina’s fresh pineapple and pancakes. We had short classes due to parent and teacher meetings, so we only taught two class each rather than three. I taught first grade again and it was great! The students are starting to get the hang of "ingles" clas...

June 14, 2017

On Wednesday, we started the day off with a group favorite -

pineapple at breakfast. We’ve found that the fruit, especially the pineapple, is much more sweet and enjoyable in Panama. The morning started out with us teaching PE, and even though it felt like Caroline and...

June 13, 2017

Yesterday was our first day teaching and it has been great so far! I have been teaching 3rd and 4th grade and we have been teaching them pronouns. Today, we started off with a morning full of teaching the kids. Then we ate a wonderful lunch cooked by Fina. In the after...

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