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 emphasized 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…

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 political committee, social committee, economic committee, human rights, and the court…

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…

Secondes Supporting a New Association

By Heloise Toulan This year, the Seconde class will be supporting an association called the « 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 Future Starts Now! A Look at Life After the BAC

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…

OPINION: Bac Reform: What future for students?

OPINION By Vianney Fraitot In 2021, the students in France will have to pass the new baccalauréat. For this exam, they will need to choose three “enseignements de specialités” in Premiere and will only keep two in Terminale. But the question they need to ask themselves is: which of them do I have to choose…

Our Trip To Australia

By: Fanny de Demandolx, Carolina Martinez, Colombe Lorthioir, Camille de Gueltzl   In June 2018, the four of us went to Sydney for a month to our exchange student’s houses. We discovered many things such as a new school, a different culture, a new continent and our new « family » for the next five weeks. We…

Australia: La Tour Exchange

By Simon Le Frapper, Victor Peter, and Damien Brimont During our time in Cranbrook School we were able to attend many classes such as Economics, Science, History, Math, Sport, French, Music and of course English. The school amazed us for many reasons, the first one was because students were allowed to use their computers to work and…

Interviewing two Heroes

Summer Holidays are close, but so is the Course des Héros! This event which brings people together to run for different charities is less than three weeks away. To celebrate the work of charities and events like this one, I decided to interview two people participating in the Course des héros. The first one is…

Australia’s new plan to save Koalas

On the 7 of May 2018, in New South Wales, a state of Australia, it was announced that a large amount of money will be taken from the £300 million budget dedicated to save the great coral reef, in order to save the koalas. In fact, around £25 million will be used to save the…

Palestine- Israel Conflict

70 years after the creation of the Israeli state, the United States of America recognized Jerusalem as the country’s official capital. On Monday the 14th, Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, a senior advisor to Donald Trump, attended the opening ceremony of the US embassy. As the American and Israeli officials celebrated, demonstrations in…