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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...

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This is Why You Should Take a Gap Year

This is Why You Should Take a Gap Year

Sara Ortega, Copy Editor
April 12, 2021

Ever since I visited Paris for the first time, I told my parents that the only thing I knew for sure after finishing school was living there. As my graduation date approaches, and my deciding upon my future...

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The COSMUN 2019 Closing Ceremony takes place, and the Columbus School Female Basketball Team plays a match in Binationals 2019. COSMUN and Binationals are the first activities that Middle and High School students at The Columbus School are prevented from participating in when they’re unable to pay tuition.

Enrollment Aid: How The Columbus School Turned to Institutionalized Empathy

Salome Beyer, Discoverer Staff Writer
September 28, 2020

Using empathy as a guiding principle, The Columbus School reevaluated its financial aid policies, helping families and staff stay in school after the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Although...

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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...

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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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By Sofia Palau, three wake boarders riding the in the Christmas celebration in the club Campestre of llano grande before the quarantine.

From the Wake to the Trampoline

Sofia Palau Lopera, Discoverer Staff Writer
August 30, 2020

After a foot injury in November 2019 during a wakeboarding competition, I was finally looking forward to being ready for training again. Then, on March 24th, 2020, the government announced there was going...

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Student looks at Instagram on his cell phone instead of doing his homework.

Social Media Is the Enemy

Agustin Alzate, Discoverer Staff Writer
August 30, 2020

Over two months, due to quarantine, the trending platform, TikTok, has grown to over two million downloads per week. The distractions that students have available surely becomes the most significant problem...

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Manuel Torres, 7th grade student wakeboarding in club campestre llanogrande.

TCS Student Qualifies for 2019 IWWF Wakeboard Championships

Emiliana Valencia Mejia, Discoverer Staff Writer
November 29, 2019

After being ranked first in his category in Colombia, Manuel Torres, 7th grade Columbus School student will attend the 2019 IWWF wakeboard international championship held in Abu Dhabi. Torres qualified...

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Teddy the Tardy Tracker, the logo of the tracker that works as an incentive for kids to arrive early to class and motivates them to take advantage of their learning.

Tardy-Tracker System Improves Middle School Productivity

Isabela Aristizábal, Discoverer Staff Writer
November 29, 2019

The Middle School tardy tracker system has decreased tardies significantly in students, this was implemented by William Pulgarin, Middle School Principal, with the help of other teachers. At the beginning...

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Multiple solutions to cafeteria issues given in September 5 during x-block by ninth grade students in Johana’s classroom.

Student Leaders Voice Solutions to Educate Others on Cafeteria Issues

María Cuartas, Discoverer Staff Writer
September 17, 2019

Cutlery losses in the cafeteria affecting the school community have been recently communicated to students in high school. These are being solved through the education of 9-12th grade students by student...

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Gregorio Correa at the race in Granada Colombia giving it all. This section is called criterium and it consists of making 10 laps around and specified area. Gregorio says he is always looking up and trying to reach his goals. “Through this process what I'm trying to do is to go compete at collegial level in the States,” Gregorio Correa, TCS student, said.

The Human Gears of The Columbus

Pedro Juan Henao, Discoverer Staff Writer
June 7, 2019

Cycling brings peace to the rider, it improves coordination and is beneficial for the body. Dedication and discipline are necessary in order to ride the amount required to increase body and mind performance....

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Andrea Ochoa and Emilio Mora

What Are We Really Learning at School?

Andrea Ochoa and Emilio Mora Serani
May 20, 2019

As high school students, sitting in a classroom, looking at the whiteboard, listening to a long lecture, we tend to ask ourselves, why do I need to know this? What’s the purpose? From an outside perspective,...

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