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Setting SMART Goals

Staying SMART: Setting goals for 2021

The end of the year tends to be a time for reflection and pondering resolutions. Some may see the new year as a chance to put 2020 in the past, while others see it as a chance for a fresh start. Setting goals for 2021 may be particularly important, as the turmoil of this year […] Read More

Virtual Choir Performance by Grand Cities Children's Choir

A Well-Deserved Virtual Encore

On March 1, 2020, when WorldStrides welcomed talented choirs from across the country for their grand debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City, we didn’t yet know the impact that COVID-19 would have on the performing arts and that for many of the groups it would be their last live performance. One o... Read More

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th & Superstitions Around the World

It’s Friday the 13th! Unlucky? Scary? Well, based on Norse lore, it possibly began when 12 gods came together for a dinner party in Valhalla. Loki, a mischievous god, crashed the party as the 13th guest, bringing all sorts of mayhem in his wake. Another thought is that the superstition comes from ... Read More


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