Back in the Saddle

To get back in the saddle is an idiom suggesting a return to something that is familiar. We return to campus tomorrow (Monday, January 18), which is somewhat familiar, but with potential unpredictable variables. We made it through the first semester, through our fall and winter breaks. Families have recently returned from abroad in time … More Back in the Saddle

A Letter from Jason Stehly

Hello, On Tuesday January 19th I will receive my last dose of radiation at the cancer institute in Budapest. This may or may not mean that I am done with this fight, but it does mean that I am done with chemotherapy and radiation treatments. This was as difficult as people told me that it … More A Letter from Jason Stehly

Hope — Is It Teachable?

Dr. Delaney Ruston – Given all we are facing these days, we are all looking for things to be hopeful about. So let’s talk about hope — is it teachable? Ten years ago, when I was at the World Health Organization (WHO) presenting a film I made on mental health, I met Kathryn Goetzke. She … More Hope — Is It Teachable?

Happy New Year!

I hope you all had a wonderful winter break. School resumes tomorrow, January 11. Many families traveled in and outside of Hungary during Winter Break (December 21-January 8), and so for an added health and safety precaution, we will teach online January 11-15, then return to campus face-to-face on January 18. We were hopeful that … More Happy New Year!

We made it!

When this school year began, we were thrilled to welcome back our students after a long break off campus, not only from the summer holiday, but also the three months of distance learning that began way back in March. We modified the schedule a bit in August with increased safety precautions and limited interaction between … More We made it!

Holiday Concerts and Lucia

If you haven’t seen our wonderful holiday concerts or today’s Lucia production, you can still see or share them with family and friends here and throughout the world. Simply click on the link below to visit our YouTube channel. I am amazed by the amount of effort put into this. The students worked hard while … More Holiday Concerts and Lucia

Restrictions Kept (reminder)

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said Hungary’s current, strict coronavirus-related restrictions will be kept in place until January 11. This means that distance learning for QSI Secondary students (Secondary I-IV) will continue through January 15, since we will be online the week after holiday break. If the restrictions are lifted, Secondary students will return to campus … More Restrictions Kept (reminder)

Two Weeks and Counting

Students, parents, and teachers alike have more than earned a much-needed winter break. While it might not feel like last year at this time (no masks), that doesn’t mean that holiday cheer isn’t near. In two weeks, we’ll have a half-day (December 18) followed by three weeks of family time, whether extended or immediate. Some … More Two Weeks and Counting


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