“The truth is that many things on which our future health and prosperity depend are in dire jeapordy: climate stability, the resilience and productivity of natural sustems, the beauty of the natural world, and biological diversity.
It is worth noting that this is not the work of ignorant people. Rather, it is largely the results of work by people with BA’s, BS’s, LLB’s, MBA’s, and PhD’s. Elie Wiesel once made Continue reading →
Sunday night, as we (K1) sat under the stars, Remo pointed out constellations. The stars were shining brightly and with a laser pointer, Remo directed us to Orion, Canus Major, Taurus, Ursa Major, and several others. I’ve lived here for over seven months, but I’ve never spent that much time looking up at the sky. The students leaned back in their Continue reading →
Wow! What a wonderful way for the students to spend their first night off. Last night we traveled to Rock Sound to watch a local slow-pitch softball game. The league leaders, the Rock Sound Defenders, lost an exciting bout against Continue reading →
Yesterday afternoon, students assisted faculty and our facilities crew in getting the living roof on the Ryan E. Devos Bike Center. Though it was their exploration time, several students stopped by the building to help us get the soil up onto the roof. Students shoveled soil, Continue reading →
I sat drinking my coffee yesterday morning, watching as the sun rose over the Caribbean Sea; a chill ran down my spine. I couldn’t tell if it was the breeze coming off the water or the excitement of the day ahead of me. Alex Perkins and I were to serve as Caciques for the day, the only time in the semester when faculty have that role. Continue reading →
Welcome to The Island School’s official blog. This blog will serve as a means to update friends of The Island School to let everyone know what we are doing here on Cape Eleuthera. Updates will be written by faculty, staff, and students. While you’re here, feel free to check out our Flickr pictures and @CaciqueMaxey tweets!