ISB not only teaches the world, but also gives students the opportunity to travel the world.
Curriculum-Based and Cultural Trips
- Art & Drama Trips (2019):
- Theater Festival in New York City, NY: Open to 10th grade French track theater students.
- Theater Festival in Dallas, TX: Open to 11th grade French track theater students.
- Iceland (2019): Open to all 11th grade students. Students and teachers will explore the geological and natural wonders of this Nordic country, including its dramatic volcanic landscape of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers and black-sand beaches.
- Florida (2018): Participating students learned about space and spatial technologies.
- Martinique (2017)
- China (2014): ISB students discovered the culture and history of China for the first time as their Chinese classmates introduced them to their home country.
Language and Exchange Programs
- Austria and Germany (2019): Exchange program open to all German learning students in 9th and 10th grade.
- Tenerife, Canary Islands and Madrid, Spain (2019): Open to all Spanish learning students in 9th and 10th grade.
Community Service Trips
Students may also join a school-sponsored trip abroad with a community service component.
- Washington, DC (2019): “Identity and Justice in the Nation’s Capital”. Trip open to all students in the Upper School.
- China (2016): Students brought the crucial issue of climate change to two Chinese schools through a simulation experience in order to make others aware of this global threat.
- New Orleans (2015): Students encountered a completely different aspect of American culture as they helped with the lingering effects of Hurricane Katrina.
- Peru (2013): The traces of ancient civilizations served as a backdrop for ISB students as they witnessed a small Peruvian school benefit from their fundraising efforts. The school received supplies and a new motorboat, which the teacher used to transport children to and from school.
- Vietnam (2012): Students helped a village community construct a road through the jungle while also exploring the history that intertwines with the U.S. and France. This trip expanded students’ horizons and perspectives as they engaged in life-changing activities on the other side of the globe.