Students Organize Workshops for Refugee Children

A group of 6 students, myself included, visited the Alsemberg Red Cross asylum centre, along with the CAS coordinators and Ms. Doyle. I found it to be a very effective visit. Arriving at the centre, one of the men in charge gave us a short tour of building and gave us some information on how…

European Central Bank Honors St. John’s Economics Team

Our senior economics team displayed their expertise in monetary policy to win the prestigious 2017 European Central Bank (ECB) Generation Euro competition. Out of 153 international schools who participated in the first round, 20 in the second and 5 in the final, the St. John’steam (Akari, Casper, Brendan, Justin and Nicholas) was selected as the winner – an amazing achievement.…

BSB is the first International School in Belgium to have its own swimming pool

After two years of construction work and €25 million worth of investment, the British School of Brussels (BSB) has now completed and opened their new sports centre. The sports centre is named after Jacques Rogge, a Belgian who served as the eighth president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) between 2001 and 2011 and himself…

St. John’s Students Bring Joy to Others This Holiday Season

The students of St. John’s Middle School sure have the right spirit of Christmas! In the hope of giving back to our community, they managed collecting toys and other items for a local Waterloo charity. Spread the need The students put up posters around the school and spread the need for donations through word of…

Best International Schools in Belgium

Why study in Belgium? With a blend of international cultures, nature, arts and history, Belgium offers a wonderful experience to expats, right in the heart of Europe. Europe & Languages Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French and German. With the EU and NATO headquarters located in Brussels, Belgium is home to many international families.…

Can international schools reduce conflict in the world?

St. John’s International School in Waterloo, Belgium conducted a survey on the topic of international schools and conflict in the world. The statement was: Do you believe there would be less conflict in the world if all children would have an international school experience? The context of the question was whether the world would be…