An incredible learning experience, the conference offers students a crash course in diplomacy, negotiation, public speaking skills, and more.
During a lesson on abolitionist and activist Frederick Douglass, students learned that (legend has it) Douglass choose 2/14 as his birthday because his mom called him her "little valentine"... a powerful message of the endurance of love within the deepest institutions of hate at that time.
By the end of class, students had devised the beginnings of an imaginary language! Watch the video to see them speak it.
The day's focus was on preparing students to thrive in a rapidly changing economy, for jobs and careers that may not even exist yet.
Students studied the Revolutionary War by embarking on a lengthy, exciting foot tour from Washington's Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania to the Old Barracks Museum in Trenton, NJ.
There, they worked with other students to identify how they can generate positive change in their communities.
Our students would like to thank everyone who advised and supported them, volunteered, ran, sponsored runners, sponsored the event, spoke, and made donations.
Students participated in a simulation game utilized by the Peace Corps to learn what it's like encountering and dealing with a culture highly different from their own.
Every fall, admissions representatives from dozens of college and universities stop at Solebury School to meet with interested juniors and seniors.
Solebury School requires that all 10th and 11th graders take the PSAT. Colleges will not see the results.