COAR’s School

Arts and Crafts Workshop – just one of many programs featured during the Independence Day Celebrations

As part of the annual Independence Day festivities, COAR’s school took the opportunity to shine a spotlight on its highly successful new workshops.  Pictured above, long time COAR resident Ignacio, shows off some of his creations from the Arts and Crafts workshop.  The day was extra special because following a series of patriotic and civic …

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Salvadoran Independence Day at COAR – Sept. 15th: Celebration & Education

How about taking a quick pop quiz:  Do you know your world history? July 4th, 1776:  Declaration of US Independence signed, officially declaring the independence of the US colonies. July 14th, 1789:  French National Day (Bastille Day) commemorating the steps leading to the French Republic. September 15th, 1821:  Latin American Independence gained after an 11 …

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Sports and Recreation at COAR

COAR, like most schools today, realizes the importance of promoting healthy physical exercise, as well as, traditional academia.  What have great minds said about exercise?  President JFK said “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity”. President Thomas …

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COAR & the Town of Zaragoza together lead the Stations of the Cross

Each year, COAR’s school works with the local Parish (Our Lady of the Pillar) to lead the Stations of the Cross (Via Crucis).  It is truly a community event drawing upon students, COAR residents, parents, parishoners and even our wonderful nuns who come from Spain and Peru originally.     In the US, our culture …

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COAR’s School Continues to Reach New Heights: Health Care and Tourism & Hotel Management programs

COAR Peace Mission wishes to praise the incredible leadership at COAR’s School.  Not only was COAR’s school recognized by the United Nations as a model school in a developing country, but our director, Jorge, continues to find new ways to prepare the kids for the REAL WORLD giving them practical skills and preparing them for …

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Preventing the BORDER CRISIS by Building School & Team Spirit in Zaragoza

As nearly all Americans are now aware, there has been a large influx of undocumented children coming to the United States alone or unattended by their parents.  While this issue raises many political questions at home in the US, it also creates an opportunity to discuss preventative actions that can be taken in Central America …

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