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  • An Interview with Naama Baor, TOM´s Princess of Organized Chaos

    An Interview with Naama Baor, TOM´s Princess of Organized Chaos

    Tomas Quintero Mesa, Discoverer Staff Writer

    December 10, 2017

    Naama Baor is the Princess of Organized Chaos for TOM, Tikkun Olam Makers, an organization based in Tel Aviv, Israel. TOM creates communities of designers, engineers and makers, who manufacture open source solutions for people with physical and cognitive disabilities. The project began three years a...

    Naama Baor, Director of TOM Colombia.

    Courtesy of Naama Baor

  • Learning Center Supports Learning with New Math Intervention Program

    Learning Center Supports Learning with New Math Intervention Program

    Valeria Ochoa, The Discoverer Staff Writer

    December 10, 2017

    An intervention program is being implemented to improve math proficiency for TCS Middle School and High School students using Khan Academy to target specific areas.  Sam Edelstein, a TCS math coach, is working with Lina Marulanda in Middle School and Carlos Mejía in High School to develop the progr...

    At her home, Antonia Gaviria, 11th grade student, fills out the commitment letter to take part in the new math intervention program.

    Valeria Ochoa

  • Quinceañera Party; A Look Behind the Scenes

    Quinceañera Party; A Look Behind the Scenes

    Valeria Ochoa, Discoverer Staff Writer

    December 10, 2017

    Bright lights covered the crowd as they danced cheerfully to the music and sang loudly to the songs the Mariachis were playing. The tables were decorated with yellow, orange and green flowers on top of tablecloths; each with a different color giving a vibrant mood to the party. Dream-catchers hung f...

    Volunteers decorated each table at Casa Martinez for the quinceañera party in a very colorful way.

    Valeria Ochoa

  • Tattoos Make Their Mark at TCS

    Tattoos Make Their Mark at TCS

    Simon Lopera, Discoverer Staff Writer

    December 10, 2017

    Worldwide, in the 21th century, one of every three young adults has at least one tattoo. As the industry increases, every day more teenagers decide to tattoo themselves. While society once viewed tattoos as taboo, they are now more accepted, allowing teenagers to express themselves and define who...

    Multiple tattoos of The Columbus School High School students.

  • TOM 2017 Changing Lives

    TOM 2017 Changing Lives

    Simon Lopera, Discoverer Staff Writer

    December 10, 2017

    TOM 2017 assisted 12 disabled Colombians by creating prototypes of biomedical devices that allows them to complete an specific tasks and live more complete lives. TOM was held in the school during October 5-7 which consisted of 12 groups with various specialists working together to improve the disabled...

    Team 1 working on Alejandro's case on TOM.

    Simon Lopera

Athletes, Prevent Injuries by Stretching

Tomas Quintero, Discoverer Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

Twenty two percent of all high school athletes suffer major injuries that prevent them from playing their respective sport each year. Even though these injuries may be minimized, high schoolers often don't follow proper...

Learning Center Supports Learning with New Math Intervention Program

Valeria Ochoa, The Discoverer Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

An intervention program is being implemented to improve math proficiency for TCS Middle School and High School students using Khan Academy to target specific areas.  Sam Edelstein, a TCS math coach, is working with Lina Marulanda ...

Quinceañera Party; A Look Behind the Scenes

Valeria Ochoa, Discoverer Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

Bright lights covered the crowd as they danced cheerfully to the music and sang loudly to the songs the Mariachis were playing. The tables were decorated with yellow, orange and green flowers on top of tablecloths; each wit...

Improving Your Study Skills

Tomas Mejia, The Discoverer Staff

December 10, 2017

You’re sweating, your knees shake as you walk into the classroom for the Calculus exam. You know you’ll fail, you’re completely lost. You have absolutely no idea what the test will say. Your heart and faith drop when ...

Tattoos Make Their Mark at TCS

Simon Lopera, Discoverer Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

Worldwide, in the 21th century, one of every three young adults has at least one tattoo. As the industry increases, every day more teenagers decide to tattoo themselves. While society once viewed tattoos as taboo, they...

TOM 2017 Changing Lives

Simon Lopera, Discoverer Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

TOM 2017 assisted 12 disabled Colombians by creating prototypes of biomedical devices that allows them to complete an specific tasks and live more complete lives. TOM was held in the school during October 5-7 which consisted...

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Athletes, Prevent Injuries by Stretching

Tomas Quintero, Discoverer Staff Writer

December 10, 2017No Comments

Twenty two percent of all high school athletes suffer major injuries that prevent them from playing their respective sport each year. Even though these injuries may be minimized, high schoolers often don't follow proper...

  • Learning Center Supports Learning with New Math Intervention Program December 10, 2017
  • 6th Graders Jump into Sports December 10, 2017
  • TOM Colombia Recognizes Sponsors’ Commitment December 10, 2017
  • Expensive Uniforms at TCS December 5, 2017

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Elementary Takes Reading into a New Level

Tomas Mejia, The Discoverer Staff

December 10, 2017No Comments

Columbus School’s 1st E teacher Jonathan Keeler has all of his students fascinated with reading by acting, singing, and connecting his students with the book on story time. His students have alwa...

TOM Colombia Recognizes Sponsors’ Commitment

TOM Colombia Recognizes Sponsors’ Commitment

December 10, 2017

K4 students and Seniors, a complete cycle.

K4 students and Seniors, a complete cycle.

December 5, 2017

Breaking the Daily Routine

Breaking the Daily Routine

December 5, 2017

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