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Round Square Conference Day 4
On October 10th, 2013, we, Roundsquare delegates and adult representatives, began our morning by attending an address from the Kielburger brothers. Mark began his humanitarian activity at the age of eighteen, impelled by shoeless street children in a medical ward in Thailand. Craig, at the age of twelve, reached...
Round Square Conference Day 2: Kiva
On Tuesday morning, we attended an incredible presentation by Jessica Jackley, the founder of kiva.org. I don’t want this blog to get too long, so I will simplify the story a little bit, but hopefully I can convey her moral. As a child, Jessica struggled with the idea of...
An Epic Squash Battle
Day 1 at the Round Square Conference!
Today the Deerfield delegation had our first day at the 2013 International Round Square Conference.We arrived in Florida late last night and had our first night with our host families who were all extremely welcoming and drove us to the St. Andrew’s School this morning. After arriving on campus...
IDEALS in Action: Reflections from Eleuthera
Round Square is an International network of 97 schools that share the core values of Kurt Hahn’s educational philosophy: Internationalism, Democracy, Environment, Adventure, Leadership, and Service. With two other Round Square schools, the Deerfield delegation traveled to Eleuthera in the Bahamas to try to live out some of those...