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Seniors 2021 Diaries: One Word

Seniors 2021 Diaries: One Word

Marianna Román , Editor-In-Chief May 12, 2021

Designs by: Camila Ceballos Arango, 2020-2021 Design Editor If you had to pick one word to describe your 2020-2021 Senior Year, what word would you choose? These are some of ours. The school...

At TCS, 11th graders are deciding which college they want for their future.

College Fairs Proceed Despite Pandemic

Emilio Franco, Discoverer Staff Writer April 16, 2021

 Over 300 colleges and universities from Colombia, the U.S, and Europe have participated in virtual fairs this year to help TCS Grade 11 and 12 students make informed choices for their future education.  From...

San Andrés Island

Seniors’ Trip Raises Questions

Penelope Ashe, Discoverer Staff Writer April 15, 2021

 TCS Students went on their senior trip to San Andrés from the 17th to the 21st of February and described the pandemic's effects on this traditional gathering. The trip was possible after months of...

A group of Candles at El dia de las velitas in the Columbus School. Medellin, Colombia.

‘El día de las velitas’ Canceled at TCS

Andres Lopera, Discoverer Staff Writer February 25, 2021

In the Columbus School the massive event of El día de las velitas (Candle Night), was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.    El día de las velitas is a very big event in The Columbus School....

High School basketball team at the Armenia Binationals in 2019, where they lost the finals against Colegio Nueva Granada by 1 point.

First Semester of Basketball Season Canceled

Esteban Botero, Discoverer Staff Writer February 16, 2021

 No sports season, no basketball, big losses. What’s next? The past six months have made the TCS basketball senior members lose their motivation to play because they have lost what was most important...

Esteban Botero studying for his AP human geography online class.

Distance Learning Challenges TCS Students

Maria Hinestroza, Discoverer Staff Writer February 16, 2021

Despite the difficulties with concentration, lack of motivation, and understanding, High School students have developed different life skills during the first distance learning semester.  The past...

Students return to NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus in September to begin a new semester at their dorms. Biosecurity protocols are strictly managed to assure the correct process of the move-in week.

Alumni Begin a New Semester in the Middle East

Agustin Alzate, Discoverer Staff Writer October 2, 2020

The plans of TCS alumni beginning the 2020 fall semester in the Middle East have been affected. Time zone, virtual learning, and socialization have complicated the start of their new term. Graduates...

Students from the province of Sichuan, China are now learning in a face to face format; yet, taking all of the safety measures until a new order. The Columbus school will follow similar procedures once it reopens.

Face to Face Classes Will Reopen at TCS

Nicolás Escobar , Discoverer Staff Writer October 2, 2020

Face to face classes will begin starting October 16th, after a myriad of meetings and research. Yet, student attendance will be at the discretion of each individual family.  With the intent of balancing...

Blue walls can be seen in the Columbus School front lawn ahead of the students return. These are part of the new biosecurity protocols implemented by the school, placed to ensure that a safe distance is kept between people present at campus. “Im happy that the school has taken these measures seriously because they mean that our return is one step closer than we expected,” Nicolas Zarate, TCS senior, said.

Homecoming: Students Safe Return to Campus

Nicolas Creus, Discoverer Staff Writer October 2, 2020

As Medellín reopens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, directives of The Columbus School have developed an intricate process for campus reentry to ensure students' safety and satisfaction. It's been 7 months...

TCS students using technology in the recently built high school library before the COVID-19 Pandemic. Students were able to dispose of this facility at any time before the start of social isolation in which they could use their computers alongside many other resources to facilitate their learning.

Technology’s Effect on Students Health during COVID-19 Pandemic

Miguel Restrepo, Discoverer Staff Writer October 1, 2020

The exponential increment of the use of technology during virtual school and quarantine has concerned school directives as it could potentially threaten to harm the student’s mental health and well-being. TCS...

Nicolas Zarate, 12th grade STUCO candidate presents his proposals video during synchronous class time. Zarate created the video in order to share and explain some of his plans and proposals for the 12th grade STUCO representation.

12th And 11th Grade Elections In Times Of Covid

Maria Garces, Discoverer Staff Writer September 28, 2020

Due to TCS’ virtual reality and uncertain future on campus, both 11th grade and 12th grade STUCO winners feel more motivated to be part of the 2020-21 Student Council. Both candidates, Nicolas Zarate...

This is Antonia Velez, the newly elected STUCCO for 8th grade during 2020-2021.

8th Grade STUCCO Elections

Samuel Zuluaga Mendez, Discoverer Staff Writer September 28, 2020

Antonia Velez was elected as 8th grade STUCCO representative last week with 40% of the votes and she will be working to get back to school as soon as possible. Each sociales class had 2 candidates with...

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