Meet Mimi from Switzerland

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 11 PHOTO: Eleanor Hedges Duroy Name: Miriam “Mimi” Borella Age: 12 Lives In: Bellinzona, Canton of Ticino, Switzerland Languages Spoken: Italian, English and French. In Ticino we speak Italian in school. At home I also speak French and...

School in Switzerland

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 11 Miriam (Mimi) Borella, a student in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino in Switzerland. PHOTO: Eleanor Hedges Duroy Have you ever wondered what school is like in other countries? In Switzerland, ninety-five percent of children attend...