Five students from Aiglon College,a prestigious boarding school located in Ollon, Switzerland, will participate in a two-week long international, short-term student-exchange program at Gerstell Academy beginning in mid-April.
The Children's History Challenge (CHC), launched in 2006, challenges participating students to take on extra reading and written assignments geared towards the study of children in the United States from October to March.
Students show perseverance and resourcefulness as they take action working as a team to reach one's full potential. Participants read up to eight books, prepared questions, and practiced jeopardy type questions to prepare for the community, county-wide based competition.
As part of the Gerstell Academy's Middle School STEM program, students in the sixth grade participate in a four-day overnight science field trip each year to the Chincoteague Bay Field Station on Wallops Island, Virginia.