May 1st, 2018
In mid-April, six students from the aptly-named Notre Dame Catholic School traveled to France for a week-long tour of Paris. The high school students made the trip with a teacher and chaperone. Before leaving, the students learned about the history and culture of France, particularly Paris. They also held multiple fundraisers to help defray the cost of the trip. The arrangements for the school trip were put together by Fourwinds ...

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Tags: Paris, France, Europe
March 22nd, 2018
In case you missed it, read the first blog post about The Williston Northampton School trip to Borneo. The previous blog post covered roughly half of the school group's trip to the island of Borneo. We left off with the students enjoying a day at the beach on Manukan, a small island off the coast of Kota Kinabalu. The next day, the group took two-hour drive to Kinabalu National ...

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Tags: Borneo, Asia
March 15th, 2018
Nine students and two teachers from The Williston Northampton School in Massachusetts embarked on a fantastic 15-day-long school trip to Borneo. The third largest island in the world, Borneo is home to an incredible diversity of wildlife and terrain. It also features the spectacular Mount Kinabalu, underground cave complexes and miles of coastal shoreline. The group trip, which was organized by math teacher Josh Seamon with the help of Fourwinds ...

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Tags: Borneo, Asia
February 15th, 2018
On Friday, February 16th, qualifying students from Brooklyn's Charles O. Dewey Middle School will depart for Madrid to begin their educational tour of Spain. The students, who had to earn their way on to the trip, have been studying various aspects of Spanish society for months in preparation for the trip. The group tour, which was arranged with the help of Fourwinds Tours & Travel, will start in Spain ...

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Tags: Madrid, Spain, Europe
February 8th, 2018
In February, a group of aspiring leaders from Charles O. Dewey Middle School, also known as M.S. 136 of Brooklyn, took an incredible 10-day tour of Italy. These students had to earn their way on the school trip, and it took many hours of studying and hard work to qualify. For many, it was their first time ever leaving the country, much less flying all the way to Europe ...

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May 9th, 2017
Over 50 students and chaperones from New Hampshire spent their spring break in West Virginia helping to improve housing conditions with Habitat for Humanity. The students, who attend Bishop Brady High School in Concord, drove 12 hours to Lewisburg, where they stayed for 7 days and 6 nights of volunteer service. The group raised funds to help pay for the cost of the trip, which included bus travel, lodging and ...

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March 10th, 2017
After several rounds of intense regional contests, I was headed to my first Technology Students Association international competition in Orlando. I was just a measly high school freshman, and most of my friends had been weeded out by the state championship. On the massive charter bus, I sat with my headphones on, pretending to enjoy the CD I’d listened to for the past 4 hours. I had chosen an ...

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Topics: Teacher Feature
August 25th, 2016
We at Fourwinds Tours and Travel have created a quick and simple guide to jumpstarting your planning process and allowing your dream trip to become a reality! With the school year knocking on the door, the phrase “so much to do, so little time” takes on a whole new meaning. Set-up classroom? Check. Buy new art supplies? Check. Make name tags? Check. Plan school trip? Hmmm…maybe next year. Needless ...

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Topics: Teacher Feature
April 20th, 2016
Carnegie Hall is one of the few halls in the world that is prestigious in terms of both name and association. Anybody with ambitions in music would be honored to have the chance to play there. The rest of us would love to see our favorite musical talents perform there. Unbeknownst to the public, innumerable details must be handled behind the scenes to make each Carnegie performance run like a ...

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Tags: carnegie, band, music
Topics: All About Music
March 1st, 2016
Traveling is the gateway to many amazing opportunities and experiences, so you want to make sure to arrive feeling your best. I’m Greg Billington, a professional triathlete and the top American at the Olympic Trials in Rio de Janeiro. I travel to many international and domestic races every year, and I follow a series of steps to make sure I’m ready to compete when I arrive. When traveling ...

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In mid-April, six students from the aptly-named Notre Dame Catholic ...

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In case you missed it, read the first blog post ...

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Nine students and two teachers from The Williston Northampton School ...

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On Friday, February 16th, qualifying students from Brooklyn's Charles ...

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In February, a group of aspiring leaders from Charles O ...

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As most teachers know, you can never be too prepared ...

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After several rounds of intense regional contests, I was headed ...

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Your band students have devoted a lot of time and ...

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Over 50 students and chaperones from New Hampshire spent their ...

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We at Fourwinds Tours and Travel have created a quick ...

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