Tilden Regional Park

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A few weeks ago, IIC students, along with staff, spent the day hiking in Tilden Regional Park located in the Berkeley Hills, one of the district’s oldest parks. They enjoyed the trails and the lake, where they paused to relax and play frisbee! This beautiful park has something for everyone. Visitors can ride a carousel, […]

Tory’s Hiking Trip

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Our admin assistant, Tory, led a group hike back in March. Due to our blog’s recent hiatus, we are just now publishing Tory’s write up on the event. Enjoy! Earlier this month I took a group of IIC students and teachers hiking at Redwood Regional Park.  Nestled at the top of the Oakland hills, Redwood […]

NYE Traditions

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It’s always interesting to learn about the various ways people ring in the new year around the globe. Beginning a new calendar year symbolizes a fresh start for many and thus brings about superstitious traditions to encourage a good upcoming year. Here are a few endearing New Year’s Eve traditions I’ve happened upon: In the […]

Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is a day dedicated to gratitude. Everyone celebrates the holiday a bit differently however one thing that remains quite consistent amongst American families is the classic Thanksgiving meal. While most families have their own variations of these dishes, I wanted to highlight some of the delicious foods you might come across on Thursday. Turkey The star of the […]

Interview with Diana Mogilnaya – first prize winner of IIC’s photography contest

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How long have you been taking photos? I got my first digital camera one year ago on my birthday. It turned out to be a significant present for me. I was so excited to have it, so I took it to the streets and started taking pictures of everything that surrounded me: people, trees, houses, […]