The Truth about the Extended Essay Week

The Sciences: At 8:30 we’re waiting outside MO1 for a teacher to come. 8:33 the door is unlocked and we are slowly attracted to our desks where all our chemicals and plants and shrimps and trebuchets and kimchis are lying untouched as we had left them the day before. The lab is our own; we…

The truth about autism

Here’s an opening question for you: which one of the brain scans do you think belongs to a child with autism from the following image? http://www.phillyspeechtherapy.com/mri/ On Saturday the 5th of May 2018, the EJM Russian group organised a conference at the new Russian cultural center in coordination with the Naked Heart Foundation. As the…

Palaeontologist

On January 29, 2018, Yves Coppens, a famous anthropologist and palaeontologist, came to speak to 4eme students about his life’s work. He is best known for being part of the team of scientists who discovered Lucy, the skeleton of one of the earliest bipedal human ancestors. He has written many books on the subject, and…

L’Eco Ecole: Le Futur de l’Education

Eco-Ecole Cérémonie Internationale, Paris, Salons de l’Hôtel de Ville 18 Novembre 2017 Il y a une semaine, mon collègue et moi sommes allés à la cérémonie internationale du label Eco-Ecole, attribuant à sept établissements scolaires l’honneur d’être une Eco-Ecole en leur donnant le “Green Flag Award”. Après cela, les 64 représentants des pays membres du…

Eco-Schools: The Future of Education

Eco-Schools International Ceremony Paris, France November 18th, 2017: Opening Ceremony The best way to describe the mindset of myself and my partner at the Eco-Schools International Ceremony would be initially “flying blind”. We did not know what to expect as we made our way to the conference. It was quite daunting to be in a…

The Maths HL Survival Guide

Classes get tougher and tougher with every grade. One of those classes, is, of course, the infamous Mathematics HL. Let me be honest with you, Higher Level Mathematics, or Maths HL (pour les intimes), is tough. Honestly, it’s synonymous with confusion, long hours, and hard work, but I’m guessing most of you knew that. So, I guess…

Going Nuclear

              Nuclear power is an amazing feat of human ingenuity and recursiveness. Apart from the radioactive decay and the hazard that come with a meltdown, nuclear power faces a great challenge: we aren’t getting as much energy as we could. In fact, some researchers suggest we are getting 1%…

A Call to Spread the Joy of Halloween

Candy. Costumes. Tricks and treats. What is that a recipe for? Why, one of the best days of the year, of course. Halloween! Despite the spookiness of the vampires and witches and ghosts, Halloween brings a fun and joyful time to anybody that celebrates it – especially those who go out trick or treating, which…

Confessions of a délégué

This being a satirical article, may no one take offense of the exaggerated description of events. “I believe that I am the best candidate because I have what it takes to truly lead and represent our class as a whole. I will be responsible, dedicated and trustworthy. Having had experience in the past, I know…

Charlotte Rispoli : écrivaine en herbe

Stupeur au palais. La rumeur enfle. Les Londoniens accourent vers les grilles restées closes. La famille royale, murée dans son silence, échafaude tous les scénarios possibles. Qu’est-il advenu du nouveau-né ?  Dans un roman palpitant, plein de rebondissements et d’humour, Charlotte nous fait vivre les secrets du Palais, pour suivre en direct l’incroyable aventure de cet…

A Tradition is Born

“Café théâtre, love in a box, the fashion show, la Course Contre la Faim” are all recollections recalled by Sophie Benson during the graduation ceremony of the École Jeannine Manuel class of 2015. You may think these are trivial or unimportant… but these are not just thoughts, these are true, unforgettable memories shared by the…