Testimonial

“As a team we were most impressed with the warm, loving atmosphere which is evident throughout the entire school community." Timothy M. Sierer, Report of the NSSE Student Performance Validation Team, MSA 2000.

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Addition of a branch campus to SLS

Written by Carlos Prats. Posted in News

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We are very happy to share with you this wonderful news:

On behalf of the Middle States Association, it is our pleasure to notify you that the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA), has approved the following substantive changes at their June 2018 Executive Committee meeting:

ADDITION OF A BRANCH CAMPUS:
Shoreless Lake School
600 Oak Street
Sauk City, WI 53583

On behalf of the Middle States Association, we commend you for the growth and development of your school.

Excursion to The European Cricket Centre at La Manga

Written by Carlos Prats. Posted in News

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On a damp November morning an expectant group of boys from the 9th and 11th Grades went on a journey of discovery, to understand that quintessentially British game known as cricket!  A T20 international had been arranged between Scotland (10th in the world), who were on a winter training camp at La Manga Club, and Spain (49th). Yes, you did read that right, Spain.

Upon our arrival at The European Cricket Centre at La Manga, we met Andy who runs the cricket facility, he informed us that the game had to be called off due to a waterlogged pitch. Although this was a great disappointment for the boys and Mr Clark, we were made to feel very welcome and were treated to a tour of the impressive facilities.

We were introduced to Simon, the Scotland team Manager who answered the many questions the boys had. As the match was called off, both teams took the opportunity to have a joint training session. We stayed to observe how the professionals bowl, bat and field. No one realised how hard the ball could be hit until they saw some of the batsmen in action.

Mid-way through, the school was presented with an incredibly generous amount of cricket equipment which included two sets of stumps, four bats a pair of wicketkeeper’s gloves as well as two dozen cricket balls. We are grateful to Cricket Espana for their kind donation and rest assured it will be used to good effect during future PE lessons.

In all, we had a really informative and enjoyable day and look forward to making full use of our new cricket equipment. Maybe in the future we will be a little luckier with the weather and even get to see a match.

XXX Literary Contest “Encarnación Martínez Barberán”

Written by Carlos Prats. Posted in News

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We are very proud to announce that among our students we have first prize winners in this Regional contest. Congratulations to Ms. Daniela Zúñiga and her students for this wonderful accomplishment.

In this contest, there were two themes in which the students could participate with their original writings and they could either express themselves in narrative or poetry. Our students won in every category and theme.

Free Theme (narrative):

1st   Prize: José Miguel Miño (7th grade)
2nd  Prize: Francisco Hernández (11th grade)

Free Theme (poetry):

2nd  Prize: Denis Zamparo (9th grade)

Coral Reefs Theme:

1st  Prize: Andrés Hernández (12th grade)

There was also a special prize granted to the school with the highest participation in the contest. We are very pleased to announce that this prize was won by Shoreless Lake School.

XXII Short Story Competition Mariano Baquero Goyanes

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We have the pleasure to announce that Francisco Hernández, one of our 11th grade students, won first place in a prestigious regional writing contest: the XXII Concurso de Cuentos Mariano Baquero Goyanes (XXII Short Story Competition Mariano Baquero Goyanes).

Students from schools all over the Region of Murcia participated in this contest.

He won first place in the High School category with his original story called Lazos de la muerte (Bonds of Death). Congratulations to him and to his teacher, Ms. Daniela Zúñiga, who encouraged her students to participate in this contest.

Consuelo Prats Redondo

Written by Carlos Prats Redondo. Posted in News

cpratsIt is with great pride and joy that we share with you that our dear Art History teacher, Dr. Consuelo Prats, PhD has obtained her tenure at the High Conservatory in Murcia. After several days of intense and exhausting examinations, she was granted the position and is now a professor.

Consuelo is the author of the book Música y músicos en la Catedral de Murcia: 1600-1750, a most important and thorough study, fruit of her painstaking research and investigation, and the result of years of hard work.

She has always been a close and cherished friend, and an invaluable collaborator at the school since the beginning.

Congratulations!!

A walk through Sierra Espuña

Written by Carlos Prats. Posted in News

Our students enjoyed their free day discovering new paths and views in Sierra Espuña.

There is nothing better than to take a break in the middle of the week and spend it with your friends in touch with nature, and what a better place to go than the mountains that surround us?

Sierra Espuña is a beautiful place where you can appreciate undisturbed nature. There are wonderful views and if you don’t make too much noise, you can even see some of the wildlife, like the Spanish mountain goat.

There is always the challenge to find new paths as you can see in this link. This is the route that they followed that great day. Enjoy!!

 

Relive 'Atletismo por la mañana'

Christopher Jiménez (New Jersey, USA) graduated from Shoreless Lake School

Written by Carlos Prats Redondo. Posted in News

Christopher Jiménez (New Jersey, USA) graduated from Shoreless Lake School in June 2017:

Christopher took eight Advanced Placement courses (AP) through High School and was awarded with the AP International Diploma and the AP Scholar with Distinction Award. In addition to his native language, Chris is proficient in Spanish and has an advanced level in French and Latin.

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Christopher´s scores in the AP Examinations were

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2016

AP Art History

4

AP Spanish Language

5

2017

AP Spanish Literature

5

AP Biology

4

AP English  Language

3

AP English Literature

4

AP Calculus AB

3

AP Latin

4

The AP score is reported on a 5-point scale as follows:

5 = extremely well qualified
4 = well qualified
3 = qualified
2 = possibly qualified
1 = no recommendation

Congratulations to our graduate! All the best for Christopher Jiménez.

 

Shoreless Lake School

Apdo. 239
30850 Totana, Murcia
Spain
Tel.: 34 968 424386
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