Farewell to our new sisters in Dallas

After arriving at school the for last time, we attended first period class with our host sisters. I went to Spanish class where students hosted a mock fashion show. The “models” were spoken of in all Spanish by their fellow classmates. Although I take Chinese, the fashion show was very entertaining.  When first period ended,…

Monday in Dallas

We had a great day. We went to the Bush Library and saw some amazing commemorations from 9/11. We also saw his beautiful paintings. After that, we went to the SMU bookstore and got some gear and then we went to Snuffers and it was really good. We went back to school and took a…

Sunday in Dallas

Day 5:    Today I picked up Molly and we went to dunkin’ donuts on way back to my house. We learned about a food they have at dunkin’ thats called Kolaches. Kolaches are basically hot dogs wrapped in crescent rolls. After we got this we went to Six Flags. We were their from when the…

There’s a snake in my boot

Today my host Maria and I went shopping at the Southlake Mall. It took us about an hour to get there because we got lost on the way but we still got there with enough time to shop. We went into many different stores that are only in Texas and smelled many scented candles. When…

Growth by Going Global – Paris’ Final Day

This is our last day in France. This trip has been an emotional roller coaster for me. When we got to our hosts families I had the hardest time adjusting. I cried for a good amount of time. I learned that we need to get though the rough patches of life before we can enjoy…

The day with the jalapeno pepper

Today was a very fun and eventful day for the Dallas Delegation. We started off the day by arriving at school at 8:45 and going to their school store called “Bear Necessities”. All of us bought some UA gear and headed up to our room where we met the global education director in Dallas, Mrs….

Learning about life in Dallas

Day 2: Today started with another warm welcome by the global department here in Dallas. We were led by 2 ambassadors, Carli and Peyton, who showed us all around campus. Many of us found it interesting that the school used id badges as their way of entry into the buildings. Another cool part of the…

UA arrives in Dallas!

The delegation of this very fun packed trip landed in the beautiful city of Dallas, Texas at 2:00 PM. When we arrived to the Ursuline Dallas School my host sister Taylor, along with all the other hosts greeted us with joy and an abundance of gifts. We went into the school’s “St. Ursula Hall” we…

Experiencing life in Paris!

Today I woke up and I ate cereal with my host sister Victoire, and then got ready to meet all the other girls at their school. We spent the morning in Le Marais, which is a cute neighborhood where there are many stores and coffee shops. We later went to Montmartre, which is also a…

Bienvenue a Sainte Ursule!

Today we checked out of a really nice hotel in the 9th district in the morning to meet our Ursuline sisters! When we arrived, they had made posters for us and they were very welcoming. We introduced ourselves to our host families and then went as a group to a French supermarket. All of the…

Delegation to France: Bon Voyage!!!

Day 1: Remember the movie “Planes, Trains & Automobiles”? That was pretty much the majority of our day and we’re all pretty grumpy. Chartres Cathedral was the highlight of our day. The stained glass windows were beaming due to the amazing, bright sunlight we were lucky to get. After the final bus ride to Tours,…

St. Angela on the Emerald Isle – UA Global Education in Ireland!

On Sunday, Director of Global Education Amanda Neill landed in Dublin, Ireland to discover new friendships with our Ursuline sisters abroad.   A 3 hour drive down the southeastern coast through the countryside brought Mrs. Neill to County Cork and the City of Cork, a lovely port town that captures all of the things that…