CANADA IS WAITING FOR YOU!

By Bojidar Bojanov   Open and welcoming to international students, Canada offers affordable (compared to American schools) and high-quality education, thus creating a competitive admission environment. The country has a wide variety of universities with many different specialties. Numerous post-secondary institutions offer programs in French, further attracting students from France. The application process is a…

Too many languages’ classes in La Tour?

By Eva Dubourg November 5 th , 2018 La Tour has built an ambitious program promoting languages’ classes. Today, everyone in La tour has the choice between 8 languages at different levels including bilingual sections. This program is recognized in France and abroad, attracting more and more students. But does this priority to languages jeopardize…

REPEAT AFTER ME: UMGABABA !

By Charlotte BERGELIN Ever considered launching a far reaching charity initiative? In October, a group of eighteen representatives from La Tour – 14 students and 4 teachers – literally did, in every sense of the word “far”. Under the Habitat for Humanity banner, they flew their way for almost 12 hours to South Africa to build…

Habitat for Humanity

  “The mark of a truly great society is one that takes care of the least”. These were the words of Millard and Linda Muller, the creators of the organization. Habitat for Humanity was created in 1976 in the United States by a lawyer and his wife. The point of the association was to help…

Seconde supporting a new association !

By Heloise Toulan   This year, the seconde will be supporting the association « Petits Princes ». La Tour organizes this partnership to push the students to be caring and helpful citizens today and for after. On Tuesday the 16th of October, Anaïs and Anne-Marie, from Petits Princes came to introduce the association and explain the project…

The future starts now!

By: Augustin NATON A new year started at the Institut de La Tour. While students are trying to adapt to the new rhythm of their class and making a good start to the year, some already have to think ahead, two years ahead to be precise. Those are the 1ère students, especially the Anglophone Section…

The anglophone section, a growing team

By ROMANE GORNET and QUITERIE BONNET La Tour’s Anglophone Section is growing this year! Indeed, two great teachers have joined the team a few months ago. Ms.Clarke and Ms.Swinnen were interviewed, and revealed their personal background, and their impressions so far! Ms. Clarke was born in Npopo, South Africa, and has lived most of her…

A new French baccalauréat, what does that mean?

By Lucy Neveux What do you really know about the new French baccalauréat? This article will explain what the reform entails, how the new grading system will work as from next year and what motivated Jean-Michel Blanquer, the Minister of Education, to initiate this change. Next year, the Premières will have mandatory subjects and will…

The New Bac: between uncertainty and opportunity

By ANGELE LATREILLE   The students of 2 nd at La Tour are excited but lack information   The new reform for the 2021 baccalaureat is promising change: the actual sections L, ES and S will be replaced by chosen subjects. A wave of elation interlaced with ‘2dread is sweeping in 2 nd classrooms. We…

The Anglophone Section: your magic key for success

By Apolline GARBOIS As Roger Bacon said, “Knowledge of languages is the doorway to wisdom”. This importance of learning several languages has clearly been emphasised over the last years in L’Institut de la Tour. But one of the things La Tour could be the most proud of, is it’s Anglophone Section. English is the most…

Paris Model United Nations: Pamun 2018

By Sophie de GUILLEBON This December, some privileged La Tour students attended PAMUN, a simulation of the United Nations. The students participated in several conferences where they took the place of the UN countries’ ambassadors. There were different committees presented to them such as a political committee, a social committee, an economic committee, as well…

Trip To The Other Side Of The World

By Gaia El Asmar Have you ever dreamed of going to the other side of the world? That’s what La Tour proposed to all the students who are learning Chinese. A lot of feelings go through their minds while preparing to leave for this trip. That is what the three students interviewed described. Firstly, the…