A Spanish Feast at Olympus: Exploring the Flavours of the International Dinner πŸ’ƒ

Boarding students from Collège du Leman recently had the opportunity to embark on a culinary adventure through the Spanish International Dinner. This mouthwatering event showcased the diverse and vibrant flavours of Spanish cuisine, leaving everyone in awe of the delicious dishes that graced the tables.

The star of the evening was undoubtedly the Paella Royale, a true masterpiece that captured the essence of Spain. The saffron-infused rice, tender meats, and succulent seafood combined harmoniously to create a symphony of flavours that transported students to the sunny coasts of Valencia. It was a culinary journey that pleased both meat lovers and seafood enthusiasts alike.

For those with a penchant for seafood, the platters of mussels were a treat. Brimming with freshness and flavour, the mussels delighted students with their delicate yet savoury taste. The vegetarian paella, a colourful medley of seasonal vegetables, showcased the creativity and versatility of Spanish cuisine, catering to the preferences of all diners.

Also noteworthy was the quality of the desserts. The tantalising aroma of freshly made waffles and pancakes filled the air, and the students indulged in these crunchy delights, topped with a rich dulce de leche sauce, put the perfect sweet finishing touch to the meal, leaving the taste buds dancing with joy.

The Spanish International Dinner was not just about food; it was a celebration of culture and togetherness. Students and faculty gathered around the tables, sharing laughter, and stories, and creating lasting memories. The vibrant colours, lively music, and warm ambience reflected the spirit of Spain, fostering a sense of unity and appreciation for diverse cultures.

As the evening drew to a close, students left with satisfied palates and a deeper appreciation for the culinary delights of Spain. The Spanish International Dinner not only provided a delightful gastronomic experience but also served as a reminder of the rich tapestry of cultures that enrich our lives.

So, until the next international culinary adventure, let’s continue to explore the world one dish at a time. Β‘Buen provecho!

From the Olympus staff team: Gordon, Ronan, Ignacio, Rodrigo, Miguel and David.

🎑 ✈A Weekend of Thrills and Exploration: Olympus Students Embark on Exciting Activities and Trips πŸ§—β€β™‚οΈβ›³πŸŽΎ

Greetings, Olympus Boarding House community! We are thrilled to share the remarkable adventures and memorable experiences our students enjoyed over the weekend. From exploring vibrant cities to engaging in thrilling sports and exhilarating outdoor activities, our students truly made the most of their time. Let’s dive into the details!

We kick off with Nikolai, who embarked on an enchanting trip to Milan. Amidst the fashion and cultural hub of Italy, Nikolai immersed itself in the city’s artistic treasures, iconic landmarks, and delectable cuisine. The weekend in Milan was a true feast for the senses, leaving Nikola with unforgettable memories.


Meanwhile, Otabek and Adi showcased their golfing skills, swinging their way through a captivating game. With each swing, they experienced the joy of precision and the satisfaction of conquering the green. Their dedication to the sport and the camaraderie forged on the course make us proud.

Richard and Gary embarked on an exhilarating horse riding excursion, forging a bond with these majestic creatures. Riding through picturesque trails, they experienced the freedom and harmony that comes from connecting with nature and these magnificent animals. Their equestrian escapade is a testament to their love for adventure and the outdoors.

Aleksei, Maksim, Artem, and Navidreza pushed their limits as they embarked on a daring climbing adventure. Tackling rugged terrains and vertical challenges, they exhibited courage, resilience, and teamwork. Their determination to conquer new heights inspires us all to reach for the peak of our abilities.

Lael and Bohdan engaged in a thrilling tennis match, showcasing their skills and passion for the sport. With every powerful stroke and strategic play, they displayed their agility and sportsmanship. Their friendly competition reminds us of the joy that comes from friendly matches and the bonds formed on the court.

Lastly, Navidreza experienced an exhilarating adventure at Luna Park. Amidst the vibrant lights and thrilling rides, they embraced the adrenaline rush and the joy of sharing laughter and excitement with friends. Navidreza’s trip reminds us of the importance of embracing childlike wonder and finding delight in life’s simple pleasures.

We applaud Nikolai, Otabek, Adi, Richard, Gary, Aleksei, Maksim, Artem, Navidreza, Lael, and Bohdan for their spirit of exploration, sportsmanship, and zest for life. Your diverse range of activities and trips showcases our Olympus community’s unique talents and passions.

Let’s continue celebrating adventure, camaraderie, and personal growth within our vibrant Olympus community. Stay tuned for more inspiring stories and remarkable experiences!

Go, Olympus!

From the Olympus staff team:Β  Gordon, Ronan, Ignacio, Rodrigo, Miguel and David.


😍 Olympus House Students Share Exciting Experiences in the “Inside Boarding” Bulletin πŸŒοΈβ€β™‚οΈπŸ§—β€β™‚οΈβœˆ

The boarding community proudly presents the fourth edition of the “Inside Boarding” bulletin, featuring captivating narratives written by students themselves. This edition showcases the diverse interests and experiences of Herman, Otabek, and Lael, who delve into topics such as the Club of the Month, Boarding Sports Tournaments, Golf, and an exciting trip to Madrid. Let’s explore their engaging stories that provide a glimpse into the vibrant boarding life at CollΓ¨ge du LΓ©man.

Click here to read the full bulletin: Link to the “Inside Boarding” Bulletin

Exploring the Club of the Month and Boarding Sports Tournaments, Herman takes us on an exciting journey as he shares his experience with the Club of the Month, “Climbing.” He highlights the exhilaration and challenges of scaling walls while emphasizing the sense of camaraderie fostered within the club. Additionally, Herman shares his enthusiasm for the Boarding Sports Tournaments, where students participate in chess, basketball, football, ping pong, badminton, and American pool competitions, showcasing their skills and teamwork.

Otabek provides an intriguing insight into the world of golf, discussing the sport’s intricacies and its impact on personal growth. He shares his own experiences playing golf and how it has taught him patience, concentration, and resilience. Otabek’s narrative emphasizes the importance of pursuing one’s passions and the growth opportunities that CollΓ¨ge du LΓ©man provides.

Lael recounts his remarkable experience on the boarding trip to Madrid, painting a vivid picture of the city’s rich culture, history, and artistic heritage. From exploring renowned museums to immersing in the vibrant atmosphere of the city, Lael’s story captures the excitement and educational value of such trips. He highlights the lasting memories and personal growth that come from these immersive experiences.

From the Olympus staff team:Β  Gordon, Ronan, Ignacio, Rodrigo, Miguel and David.

🀩πŸ₯‡ Olympus Students Showcase Exceptional Fitness Skills in May Challenge πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈπŸŽΎ

The students of Olympus Boarding House have demonstrated their unwavering commitment to health and fitness throughout May. Engaging in a series of daily challenges, these young athletes have showcased their skills and pushed their limits. Let’s take a closer look at the incredible achievements of these students over the weekend.

Hula Hoop Waist Challenge: Aleksei and Ilya kicked off the week with a fun-filled Hula Hoop challenge. Displaying their agility and coordination, the duo impressed everyone with their hula-hooping skills. The challenge tested their ability to keep the hoop spinning around their waists, showcasing their determination and control.

Sit-Ups Challenge: Jinwoo, with sheer determination and strength, set an impressive record in the Sit-Ups Challenge. Within just one minute, he managed to complete an astonishing 56 sit-ups, demonstrating his exceptional core strength and endurance.

Volleyball Passes Challenge: Adi teamed up with Mr David for the Volleyball Passes Challenge. Together, they successfully executed an incredible 26 consecutive passes. Their teamwork and precision were on full display, making them a formidable duo in the challenge.

Wall Sit-Up Challenge: The Wall Sit-Up Challenge witnessed an incredible display of perseverance and endurance. Nikolai held on for an astounding 5 minutes and 35 seconds, showcasing his unwavering strength. Lael surpassed expectations with an astonishing 7-minute wall sit, exhibiting remarkable stamina. However, it was Navidreza who emerged victorious, setting a new record of 10 minutes and 57 seconds, leaving everyone in awe of his incredible mental and physical fortitude.

Tennis Rallies Challenge: Murat and Nikolai showcased their tennis prowess in the Rallies Challenge. Murat displayed outstanding agility and precision, completing an impressive 106 rallies. However, it was Nikolai who stole the show with an exceptional record of 216 rallies, exhibiting exceptional hand-eye coordination and endurance.

Cycling Distance Challenge: In the final challenge of the week, Murat took on the Cycling Distance Challenge. Pedalling with determination and speed, Murat covered an impressive distance of 8.04 kilometres, showcasing his endurance and cardiovascular fitness.

The Olympus students have truly embraced the May Fitness Challenge, exhibiting incredible skills, endurance, and determination throughout the week. These young athletes have proven that with dedication, teamwork, and a competitive spirit, they can surpass their limits and achieve remarkable fitness goals. The May Fitness Challenge has not only fostered a sense of camaraderie among the students but has also encouraged a healthy and active lifestyle, setting the stage for future accomplishments in the realm of fitness and beyond.

From the Olympus staff team:Β  Gordon, Ronan, Ignacio, Rodrigo, Miguel and David.

A Weekend of Adventure and Thrills: Olympus Students Embrace Exciting Activities and Trips βœˆπŸ„β€β™‚οΈπŸŠβ€β™‚οΈπŸŽΎπŸ€

Greetings, Olympus Boarding House community! We are thrilled to share the exciting adventures and memorable experiences our students had over the weekend. From thrilling trips to Vienna to exhilarating water sports and challenging outdoor activities, Olympus students have truly made the most of their time. Let’s dive into the details!

We begin with Billy, who embarked on a remarkable journey to Vienna. Exploring the cultural marvels and architectural wonders of this magnificent city, Billy had an unforgettable experience. From strolling through the historic streets to immersing oneself in the rich artistic heritage, Vienna has left a lasting impression on our adventurous students.

Meanwhile, Murat, Lael, and Artem seized the opportunity to conquer the waves through the thrilling sport of wakeboarding. With boards strapped to their feet, they fearlessly glided across the water, experiencing an adrenaline rush like no other. Their determination and skill are truly commendable, reminding us of the importance of embracing new challenges.

For Ilya, Aleksei, and Navidreza, the weekend was all about conquering new heights. Venturing into the world of rock climbing, they pushed their physical and mental limits. With each ascent, they discovered the rewards of perseverance and the joy of reaching the pinnacle. Their adventurous spirit is an inspiration to us all.

Murat and Tim engaged in an exciting basketball match, showcasing their skills and passion for the sport. With every dribble and shot, their enthusiasm and sportsmanship were evident. Friendly matches like these not only strengthen bonds but also highlight the joy of healthy competition. Some photos of the warm-up.

Lastly, Nikolai and Bohdan engaged in a friendly yet competitive tennis match. With racquets in hand and determination in their eyes, they showcased their skills on the court. Their dedication to the sport and the thrill of the game was evident in every swing and every point earned. It’s moments like these that remind us of the joy of healthy competition and the bonds forged through shared interests.

As we reflect on these incredible experiences, we are reminded of the importance of embracing adventure and stepping outside our comfort zones. Whether exploring new cities, testing our mettle in thrilling sports, or engaging in friendly competitions, these experiences shape us and contribute to our personal growth.

We applaud Billy, Murat, Lael, Artem, Ilya, Aleksei, Navidreza, Nikolai, and Bohdan for their enthusiasm, courage, and the memories they have created. Your passion for exploration and embracing new challenges set an example for all of us.

Let’s continue celebrating the spirit of adventure and encourage one another to seize every opportunity for growth, joy, and unforgettable experiences.

Stay tuned for more inspiring stories and remarkable adventures from our vibrant Olympus community!

Go, Olympus!

From the Olympus staff team:Β  Gordon, Ronan, Ignacio, Rodrigo, Miguel and David.

πŸ† Olympus Boarding House Dominates the Sporting Arena: Celebrating the Champions πŸ₯‡πŸ₯‰πŸ…

Hello, Olympus Boarding House community! We are thrilled to announce and celebrate the remarkable achievements of our talented students in the sporting realm this academic year. The Olympus spirit has shone brightly, and we couldn’t be prouder of our champions!

Firstly, let’s give a thunderous round of applause to Herman for his incredible triumph in the table tennis tournament! Herman’s dedication, skill, and hard work have paid off, placing him at the pinnacle of the competition. Well done, Herman! You have made us all proud.

But that’s not allβ€”Olympus Boarding House has soared to new heights in multiple sports this year. Let’s not forget to acknowledge the incredible accomplishments of Nikita, our chess prodigy, who brought home the chess tournament trophy. Nikita’s strategic brilliance and unwavering focus have solidified our dominance in the chess arena.


The Olympus basketball team has also showcased their prowess, exhibiting exceptional teamwork, resilience, and sheer talent throughout the basketball tournament. We commend each member of the team for their dedication and congratulate them on their remarkable victory. You have proven that together, we are unstoppable.

In the fast-paced world of badminton, Otabek has emerged victorious, claiming the title of the badminton tournament champion. Otabek’s agility, precision, and passion for the sport have set the standard for excellence within our community.

These accomplishments highlight the collective strength and determination within our boarding house. It is a testament to the outstanding qualities of our students and the unwavering support of our dedicated coaches and staff. We extend our gratitude to everyone involved in nurturing and encouraging our athletes to reach for greatness.

As we celebrate these achievements, let’s remember that success is not merely confined to victory on the court or board. It is the result of countless hours of practice, resilience in the face of challenges, and the invaluable life lessons learned through sportsmanship and camaraderie.

To Herman, Nikita, the Olympus basketball team, and Otabekβ€”congratulations on your extraordinary triumphs! Your achievements serve as an inspiration to us all, reminding us of the power of perseverance and passion. May your successes continue to fuel your dreams and bring glory to our beloved Olympus Boarding House.

Here’s to a year filled with continued excellence, unity, and memorable sporting achievements!

Go, Olympus!

From the Olympus staff team: Ignacio, Gordon, Ronan, Rodrigo, Miguel and David.

🀩 Weekend fun πŸ§—β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘¨β€πŸ³

This weekend at Collège du Léman, Aleksei, Ilya, and Maksim had an amazing time climbing. They tackled the climbing wall with enthusiasm and determination, pushing themselves to reach new heights and overcome challenges. Their teamwork and support for each other were evident as they encouraged and cheered on their fellow climbers. It was a memorable experience for them, and they left the climbing wall feeling accomplished and exhilarated.

Meanwhile, Ayu, Richard and Gary had a fantastic time in the kitchen. They teamed up to cook a delicious meal, working together to chop ingredients, follow recipes, and create culinary masterpieces. Their passion for cooking and their ability to collaborate made the experience enjoyable and successful. They showcased their creativity and culinary skills, impressing both themselves and others with their delectable dishes. Cooking not only brought them joy but also allowed them to bond over their shared interest.

Overall, Aleksei, Ilya, Maksim, Richard, and Gary had a wonderful time engaging in their respective activities. Whether it was conquering new heights on the climbing wall or creating culinary delights in the kitchen, they were able to indulge in their passions and make the most of their weekend at Olympus School.

🀩 A Culinary Delight at Olympus Boarding House: Royal Couscous, Carrot Salad, and Lemon Tart

Welcome back, food enthusiasts! Today, we have an exciting story to share from the Olympus Boarding House, where students recently indulged in a remarkable dinner. The culinary experience featured an exquisite menu that tantalized taste buds and left everyone with unforgettable memories. Join us as we dive into the delightful dishes that graced the students’ plates: Royal Couscous, Carrot Salad, and Lemon Tart. πŸ˜‹

The Main Course: Royal Couscous.

The centrepiece of the evening was the Royal Couscous, a dish that exemplifies the rich and diverse flavours of Mediterranean cuisine. This hearty and fragrant couscous was prepared with tender pieces of succulent meat, such as lamb or chicken, accompanied by an array of colourful vegetables. The harmonious blend of spices, including cumin, coriander, and saffron, infused the dish with an aromatic and irresistible allure. Each spoonful offered a delightful burst of flavours that transported the students’ palates to the vibrant streets of North Africa.

A Refreshing Accompaniment: Carrot Salad.

To complement the Royal Couscous, a refreshing Carrot Salad made its appearance on the table. This salad was a vibrant medley of flavours and textures. The crispness of the freshly grated carrots harmonized perfectly with the tangy notes of citrus, and a hint of honey added a touch of sweetness. The addition of aromatic herbs, such as parsley and mint, lent a refreshing and fragrant quality to the salad. The Carrot Salad provided a delightful contrast to the main course, offering a light and invigorating component that refreshed the taste buds.

A Sweet Finale: Lemon Tart.

No culinary journey would be complete without a delectable dessert, and the students were treated to a delightful Lemon Tart. The tart featured a delicate, buttery crust that cradled a luscious lemon custard filling. The balance between the tartness of the citrus and the subtle sweetness of the custard created a symphony of flavours on the palate. The Lemon Tart was garnished with a dusting of powdered sugar and accompanied by a dollop of whipped cream, adding a touch of indulgence to this zesty finale.

The Dinner at the Olympus Boarding House was an extraordinary event that showcased the culinary prowess and creativity of the kitchen staff. The Royal Couscous, with its aromatic blend of spices, provided a hearty and satisfying main course, while the Carrot Salad offered a refreshing and colourful complement. The Lemon Tart, with its tantalizing combination of tartness and sweetness, concluded the meal on a high note. This culinary adventure left the students with a memorable dining experience, reminding us all of the power of food to bring people together and create lasting memories.

International Dinner- Lebanon

We held another international dinner this week featuring Lebanese cuisine, which was a hit with everyone who attended. The dinner showcased a variety of flavorful dishes, including Kibbeh, Fattoush Salad, Hummus, Tabouli, Shawarma, and Baklava. Students and staff enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about Lebanese culture and culinary traditions while sampling a wide range of flavours and textures. The event was a wonderful way to bring the boarding community together to celebrate diversity and explore new cultures. Overall, the Lebanese dinner was a huge success, and we look forward to next year’s international dinner!

😍 Fun Weekend πŸ§—β€β™‚οΈπŸ€πŸŽΎπŸ‘©β€πŸ³πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈ and ⚽ for All

This weekend at Collège du Léman School was a weekend full of excitement, adventure, and giving back, as students took part in various activities such as badminton, tennis, basketball, climbing, cooking, training in the fitness room, a trip to Madrid, stretching and relaxation, and a Football for All charity tournament.

On the badminton and tennis courts, Murat and Nikolai enjoyed some friendly competition, challenging each other to improve their skills and techniques. It was an excellent way for students to socialize while also staying active and healthy.

The basketball court was buzzing with energy as students worked on their dribbling, passing, and shooting skills, and played games against each other. The weekend was an excellent opportunity for Adi and Murat to develop their teamwork and communication skills while having fun and staying fit.

The fitness room was available for students to train and improve their physical fitness, with experienced trainers available to provide guidance and support. It was a great way for Richard to stay healthy and active while also learning new exercises and techniques.

At the climbing wall, students were able to challenge themselves to push beyond their limits and reach new heights. It was a great way for Navidreza, Aleksei, Ilya and Herman to build confidence and resilience while supporting and encouraging their classmates.

In the kitchen, students participated in a cooking competition where Richard and Ayu prepared and presented a variety of dishes. It was a fun and educational experience, allowing students to learn new culinary skills and showcase their creativity and teamwork.

The Madrid trip was a highlight of the weekend, with students exploring the city and learning about Spanish culture and history. They visited famous landmarks, tried local cuisine, and enjoyed shopping and sightseeing. It was a great opportunity for Lael to immerse himself in a new culture and create unforgettable memories.

The stretching and relaxation activities allowed students to destress and unwind after a busy weekend. Artem practised relaxation techniques to calm their minds and bodies.

Finally, the Football for All charity tournament was a great way for students to give back to the community while also having fun. The game brought together students from different schools and backgrounds to raise awareness and funds for a charitable cause. We are very proud Ryunosuke, Aoto, Nikita, Maksim, Herman, Navidreza, and Adam were Olympus’ representatives in the tournament. Thank you to Martin that wanted to organise this tournament and Mr Antonio and Ms LucΓ©lia for having been in charge of this event.

Overall, this weekend at Olympus School was a fantastic opportunity for students to have fun, learn new skills, and give back to the community. Whether playing sports, cooking, exploring a new city, or supporting a charitable cause, students had a great time and came away with new experiences and memories that they will cherish.