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Fun Weekend in Chiang Mai This past weekend, Indy and Oakland students had the opportunity to visit Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Prah Sing, two ancient temples from the Northern Lanna Kingdom. Some students also painted their very own elephant figurines at Elephant Parade House while others viewed Black Panther at the mall. On Sunday, […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Indy Thrival Academy: Oakland Trevon Sykes Age: 16 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? Nothing. Just kidding. I miss the cold, the rain, and the wind. I don’t miss the food… except chicken and tacos. I miss my pops too, and my sister. What are you enjoying […]

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And the winner is… The documentaries have been submitted, and a winner has been determined. CONGRATULATIONS to Johnathan Bautista for being the winner of dinner in the city with a chosen Thrival staff member! His documentary, along with the two runners up will be featured on the Thrival World Academies website! Everyone worked extremely hard […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Rasean Edwards Age: 18 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? Really just laughing with my family. And my dogs and everything. My little brother gets on my nerves sometimes, but I miss him because he’s pretty funny. What are you enjoying most about […]

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Film Producers in the Making  Our budding film producers are finishing their documentaries this week. We are excited to see their finished products. The top 3 films will be featured on the Thrival World Academies website soon – stay tuned!   Khon Kaen Fun Weekend Written by Elwin Martinez, Grade 11 The weekend started like […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Indy Thrival Academy: Oakland Alondra Conteras Age: 17 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? I miss my parents and my dog. I’m starting to get homesick now. What are you enjoying most about being in Thailand? I’m enjoying getting to know new people. Getting to know the […]

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FUN IN THE SUN By Yara Lopez (Thrival Global Scholar, Grade 11) On the sunny, hot Thursday of our homestay week, we went on a tractor tour, and there were a lot of bumps on the road. But that’s okay because we had each other to hold on to so we wouldn’t fall off (except […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Indy Thrival Academy: Oakland Bionka Moore Age: 16 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? I miss everything. I miss my dog, and I miss my momma. And some food. Real food. American food. What are you enjoying most about being in Thailand? The wind blowing and seeing […]

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Preparing for Our First Experiential Unit Last week the students started their first experiential learning unit of study for the semester. In their argumentation and debate class, they began working on the documentaries they will be producing for the next two weeks. The learned how to form a solid premise for their documentaries and worked […]

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Student Spotlight Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Pablo Gallegos Age: 16 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? Tacos. It’s too early to miss anything. What are you enjoying most about being in Thailand? The different vibe. It’s relaxing and free. Personal Highlight from this week: The fried chicken at the […]

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