Posts Tagged ‘Jordan Romero’

Join us this March and April as we read Jordan Romero’s inspirational memoir about summiting the seven tallest peaks on each continent.

If you’re not quite sure about the book, just read a few pages and see if it’s for you. We have two really great activities to go along with the book:  a trip to University of Maine’s climbing wall, and a Skype with Jordan!

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Our Peak dinner, book discussion and author visit via Skype was just a blast last Wednesday night. Mr. Evans and I could not have pulled it off without the help of the amazing group of teachers who stayed to set up, serve and clean up at the end.

Roland Smith told wonderful stories about his life, shared his thoughts on climbing Mount Everest, welcomed climber Jordan Romero, and left us with some of the best advice on writing any student will ever hear. Jordan Romero, the youngest to summit Everest (age 13), joined in the discussion about 30 minutes into Roland’s visit, and shared his experience on top of the world, and how he is turning his dream of climbing the seven summits, into a reality. Simply amazing…

 

A recent entry from Roland Smith’s blog (with permission, of course!) from Lori Patterson on Vimeo.