It is hard to believe that, just one week ago, meeting at a café was a normal thing to do! Michelle Khorchidian, Commune Coffee coordinator reflects on last week’s gatherings and on ‘community’.
When winter is in full swing, it is nice to know of a couple of cosy boltholes, where one can escape the cold and enjoy a hot cup of one’s favourite brew.
There was a palpable sense of relief and enthusiasm on Monday morning, as parents gathered at the Best Western Hotel, having just dropped their children off at school for the first day of the new academic year. Parents mingled over coffee and croissants, re-connecting with friends and meeting new people. Alex Ginsburg, Alexandra Yates and … Continue reading Welcome Breakfast gets School Year off to a Good Start
The atmosphere was buzzing on Monday morning, as parents mingled over coffee and croissants at the Best Western Hotel, having just dropped their offspring at the school gates for the first day of the new academic year. La nouvelle équipe dirigeante du PTA a chaleureusement accueilli les mamans et les papas réunis, leur donnant un … Continue reading Welcome Back! Bonne Rentrée!
Last week, International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated at La Châtaigneraie campus. IWD has been observed since the early 1900s and March 8 was selected as a global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The Charter of the United Nations, signed in 1945, was the first international agreement to … Continue reading International Women’s Day at La Chât 2018
Last Tuesday, several book lovers got together at Manora restaurant for a book swap. The idea of a La Chât book swap isn’t new; but has been on hiatus since 2015. The premise is that you drop off books or magazines that you are finished with and pick up some new titles. Even if you … Continue reading La Chât Book Swap/Troc de Livres
We have added more photos from this week's Commune Coffee gatherings. What nice-looking venues! If you aren't in one of these snapshots, why not click 'Follow' at the bottom of the page, to receive a note when more photos are uploaded.
By Rachael Bristol-Reid They say the best things in life are shared – and that was proved on Wednesday, 12 October when La Chat parents from across both the Primary and Secondary campuses came together to share coffee and conversation at one of eight local venues, as part of the Commune Coffee initiative. From … Continue reading The Best Things in Life are Shared