With the aim of bringing fresh water to areas with scarce resources, students at Markham College had the initiative to create a fog catcher project, implemented in the human settlement Ampliación El Trébol, Pamplona Alta sector, in the San Juan de Miraflores district.
G de Gestión magazine interviewed Mr Chris Binge, Headmaster, on the successful adaptation of our programme to an online platform.
This year the Latin American Heads Conference (LAHC) was made up of eight schools and its goal was the development of eight projects focused on environmental sustainability. We had from 22 – 24 May to make a change in the community of Matucana.
Markham College is the first school in Peru that will integrate the Rock and Water approach into their educational programme. As part of the school’s effort to empower young people and proactively combat bullying, the College participated in an exclusive training session that supports its focus on human relations and values such as respect for one another.
By Salvatore Cordova (S5)
The Galapagos experience surpassed all my expectations and went beyond that. In previous trips we have always been given some sense of control and consciousness, however, we always followed a certain plan.
The girls’ Juveniles team represented Markham on their recent trip to the Grange School in Chile last May. Their captain, Ariana Castro, shares some thoughts on the experience:
In 2018, for the first time ever, the S4 Leaders Training Trip took place in Cusco. We had the chance to collaborate in the Queña Raymi Project by planting trees for the community alongside 100 Cusco COAR students, 250 locals and 170 people from the Markham community who fundraised enough money to plant 10,000 trees.
Markham College had the honour to win the BBVA’s unique experience, showcasing the original CONMEBOL trophy on school grounds.
Previous to the arrival of the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games, on Wednesday 22 May we had the opportunity to receive Luisa Villar (Roosevelt School teacher and Peruvian representative of the Pan-Am organisation) and Juan Leon (a well-known Peruvian swimmer) in the Lower School.
At Markham College we are proud to share the outstanding results our students have accomplished in their university applications, the result of their longstanding dedication and effort.