Have Faith Haiti

News from Haiti after Saturday’s Earthquake // UPDATES

News from Haiti after Saturday’s Earthquake // UPDATES

UPDATE, October 3: Siem Lafleur and his mother, Clodine, pose in front of where Clodine is now living in Edward, Haiti, after the earthquake hit on Aug. 14, 2021. Mitch Albom wrote about Siem leading relief efforts, and the emotion toil of being torn between college...

A Young Writers’ Retreat

A Young Writers’ Retreat

Esther, Shamaika, Angeline, Jimmyna, and Stephania have been spending a lot of their free time recently writing short stories and even designing pictures for each page. They asked one of their teachers, Danielle, to help them edit, and soon they formed their own...

Delayed Until the Fall, This Year’s Spelling Bee is As Ambitious As Ever!

Delayed Until the Fall, This Year’s Spelling Bee is As Ambitious As Ever!

Can you spell Platyhelminthes?!

This year, our annual Spelling Bee was held in September. Although it’s usually a late spring event, school director Cara Nesser wasn’t able to visit because of COVID-19 restrictions. Held just before the start of our new fall term, the spelling bee thus came with an extra challenge: the students had to remember vocabulary words from last year, and study them again.

What Oscars? We’ve Got Our Own Film Festival

What Oscars? We’ve Got Our Own Film Festival

An annual highlight of the school year, our students are treated to a documentary film festival celebrating the work of independent storytellers who provide educational, and thrilling, perspectives to explore. Designed by school director Cara Nesser, the festival takes place at the start of winter term and is guided by different thematic lessons.

Celebrating World Photography Day

Celebrating World Photography Day

This spring, a photography elective was offered to high school students at the Have Faith Haiti Bilingual School. This is the first year a high school cohort and program were offered at the mission school, as the children have both gotten older and progressed...

The Spelling Bee Turns Six

The Spelling Bee Turns Six

The annual spelling bee at the Have Faith Haiti Bilingual School is both a year-end celebration of our students’ language advancement and a fun way for teachers to evaluate students’ spelling skills. Inevitably, some familiar faces make it to the final rounds and in...