Entries tagged with “Kimball Union Academy”

03/12/15 - Time to Say Goodbye

C Watch: Alison, Cvo, Claude, Jason, Jack, Stephi, Mirina, and guest Indy

The trip is coming to a beautiful end as we are about to leave the boat tomorrow. The refreshing voice of John’s guitar woke us up. The day started with a delicious breakfast consisting of sausage, and biscuits with cheese, eggs, and gravy. A truly turbulent day it was. The waves were high and wind…

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03/11/15 - Turtle Lessons

B Watch: Max, Zi, Cole, Stephanie, Sydney, and Michael

We woke up in Fredericksted and ate breakfast at 8:30 (pancakes and sausage). After the chores we got our snorkel equipment together and got in the dinghys to the pier and were there for an hour. Some of us saw barracudas and sea turtles. We were small boated by Alison and Emily back to the Roseway…

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03/10/15 - Bioluminescence and Back to Sea

C watch: Claude, Jack, Marina, Stephanie and Jason

Last night, March 8th, we went to the bioluminescence bay on Vieques. It is a bio bay of living organisms that creates light when you disturb the water. We were in clear bottom kayaks. Kayaking in the bay, which is enclosed by mountains, was awesome. The tour guides also showed us the constellations…

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03/08/15 - Kimball Union Academy and Gifft Hill School Head to Sea

B watch: Jessie, Michael, Stephanie, Max, Cole, Zi, John and Sydney

We had our first anchor watch early this morning. We woke today on anchor between St. Thomas and little St. James. Students from both KUA and GHS read aloud their continuation story then developed that night. We then ate a breakfast of French toast, bacon and fruit at 8:30am. After breakfast, we qui…

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