La Chât parents build a sense of community in a party with an Alpine twist!
With the summer holidays a mere couple of weeks away, the En Bref team asked members of the many La Chât parent Book Clubs, for their holiday reading recommendations.
With the Kermesse on the horizon, it is worth reminding the La Chât community what the PTA does with the proceeds of this summer extravaganza.
The PTA was honoured to welcome Michèle Richard, retiring Vice Principal of the Primary School, to its recent AGM, where she shared some memories of her thirty year journey at La Châtaigneraie.
With the generous assistance of the PTA Kermesse Grant fund and the support of the school, La Châtaigneraie has hosted its first string residency. Read to find out how the United Strings of Europe orchestra interacted with all sections of our school community during their one week visit.
We are delighted this week to have a student write for En Bref. Year 12 student Keli Sheng shares how we are moving towards a plastic free campus, why you need to drink from the tap and her hopes for a new normal without plastic.
Summer is here – just! Perfect timing to visit one of the lakeside buvettes
Ute Eilenberger, who is the mother of one of our Y9 pupils, also happens to be Germany’s expert on wild gorillas. Read the fascinating story of how she earned her title of ‘Jungle Woman’.
The 10,000CHF raised by the fourteen Y11 students who travelled to Tanzania last year, included matched funding from the PTA, and was spent on completion of a new boarding house and classroom at the WATU school, plus on supporting the work of the DARE organisation. Read on to find out more about the pupils’ visit to these projects.
Anxiety disorders are the most common class of mental disorders among young people, yet most struggle to talk about it, and only about a third receive the help that they need. The screening of ‘Angst’ at La Chât was aimed at raising awareness of anxiety and of getting a discussion started. We bring you the key messages from the event.
Last week, International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated at La Châtaigneraie campus. IWD has been observed since the early 1900s