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Spring 2011 02 From the Executive Director 04 From the Editorial Board 05 From the Board of Trustees Honoring the founders

06 News and Events A debate, a mural, an island... and other campus goings-on

Departments & Divisions 12 Early Childhood Center The Youngest Recyclers by vicente castañar & mariana lavín

Campus currents 26 The Tech Future is Now Notes from two Apple Distinguished Educators by juan de luca & hannah rollwitz

28 Toy Story Eleven Explaining the joy of giving by rodrigo hernández, camila cano, pablo garcía lascurain, roberta luque & alina aksiyote

30 The MUN Experience The Model UN, at ASF and The Hague by se-a chong, rina kawakami, raúl scorza, kelsey burgess & santiago oñate

Family forum 34 Grandparents Day A special day in pictures

focus on education 36 Q&A Clementina Peñaloza de Aguilar Explaining ASF’s Mexican Program

13 Lower School

38 Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

Big-Time Blogger

What does it mean to be a risk-taker, anyway?

14 Middle School The Anti-Bullying Club by alexis zobeideh

What Counselors Do by jaime murra, laura collazo & priscila leites

by kelly arthur garrett

Institutional Advancement 40 The Capital Campaign & the Annual Scholarship Drive

16 Upper School

STUDENT VOICES 43 A Site for Students

Back It Up!

by mai-lee picard

by francisco pagán

& bernardo letayf

17 The Arts

Alumni 44 Profile: John Christian (’58)

Onward and Upward

The essence of an image

18 Parent Association

46 Soccer Tournament

Working Together

An ASF first

by helga mendoza

20 Athletics & Extended Learning

47 Reunions Who got together... and what they did

Swimming Toward the Olimpiada Nacional

48 Milestones

by josé ángel ávalos

Births, engagements, marriages

Of Time and Sports by clemete dadoo


49 Class Notes Keeping in touch with the ASF family, far and wide

49 In Memoriam

by josé segebre

25 Sustainable Structures What it means for a building to be green

kids’ corner 50 They Made their Mark!

by marisela sanabria

A special painting adorns the ECC 1

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Focus Spring 2011: The Green Issue