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Hosted by TCS 11th and 8th graders Sofia and Maria Valencias, Creative Escape has become a way to fight the loneliness of the pandemic.

Teens Fight Pandemic with Podcasts

Maria Hinestroza, Discoverer Staff Writer May 24, 2021

Pandemic, lockdown, millions of teenagers alone. Social Distancing, thousands of thoughts waiting to be channeled. A digital era. Social Media. Podcasting. A way to communicate and express. A way to connect. To...

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...

TOM 2021 is being organized and plan for October of this year by TCS students.

TCS Robotics Team Prepares for TOM 2021

Gabriel Meynard, Discoverer Staff Writer April 18, 2021

The TCS robotics team, the Light Blue Lizards, is in charge of preparing Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) for 2021 at The Columbus School, and despite the pandemic, students will be able to participate. TOM...

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...

Darian George, High Schools Vice-Principal, shares his thoughts on leaving TCS next semester.

HS VP to Become Principal in Baranquilla.

Emiliana Restrepo, Discoverer Staff Writer April 16, 2021

High School Vice-Principal Darian George is leaving TCS at the end of this school year to become the principal of the high school at Colegio Karl C. Parrish in Barranquilla. George was recruited by...

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...

To highlight the stories of resilient women TCS Girl Up club, creates the podcast Aliadas.

New Podcast Produced by Girl Up

Maria Hinestroza, Discoverer Staff Writer April 11, 2021

A new podcast is being produced by The Columbus School’s Girl Up to share stories of resilient Colombian women and strengthen relationships between TCS and Medellín’s Community.  ‘Aliadas: Historias...

The Lightning Blue Lizards after a successful season

Robotics Team’s Plans for the 2021 Season

Juan Lorenzo Gutierrez, Discoverer Staff Writer April 8, 2021

Due to the lack of competitive opportunities, The Lightning Blue Lizards will focus this season on community service, working alongside public schools to help people with disabilities. After realizing...

Personera A. Cardona gives her acceptence speech while being broadcasted to the TCS community.

Personera and STUCO Reps Inaugurated in Virtual Ceremony

Pedro Gomez, Discoverer Staff Writer April 7, 2021

After a long delay, the annual inauguration ceremony for Personera Andrea Cardona, MS, and HS STUCO representatives was held virtually due to COVID restrictions in the TCS theater at the beginning of February. Originally,...

Seniors and Teachers stand during the Senior Pin Ceremony Feb.10-12 in the TCS Theatre.

Pin Ceremony: A Virtual Success

Daniela Moncada, Discover Staff Writter April 7, 2021

  The annual Senior Pin Ceremony was conducted on February 10th-12th at the TCS Theater, where Seniors were presented with the traditional senior pins. Because of social distancing requirements, the...

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....

TCS Family Takes Another Step Towards Inclusion

TCS Family Takes Another Step Towards Inclusion

Maria Isabel Tavera, Discoverer Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Led by Alysa Perreras and various students, TCS started the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice committee. Their focus is to create better environments for students, teachers, and parents at school. The...

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