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(Video) The Most Expensive School In The World! Insight of Switzerland’s Institut Le Rosey

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Institut Le Rosey, commonly referred to as Le Rosey or simply Rosey is actually a boarding school located in Rolle, Switzerland. It was founded by Paul-Émile Carnal in the year 1880 on the site of the 14th-century Château du Rosey in the town of Rolle in the canton of Vaud. It is among the oldest boarding schools in Switzerland and one of the most expensive schools in the world. The school also owns a campus in the ski resort village of Gstaad in the canton of Bern to where the student body, faculty, and also staff move during the months of January through March.

In the year 2015, Christophe Gudin, the son of the fourth director of Le Rosey Philippe Gudin, became the fifth one. Kim Kovacevic is the headmaster. Then in the year 2014, Le Rosey inaugurated the Paul & Henri Carnal Hall, an arts and learning center for Le Rosey and the La Côte region. It costs 108,900 Swiss francs a year in tuition fees.

The grand features of this particular school:

  1. There are indoor and outdoor pools at the summer campus.

  2. It looks more like a family holiday destination than a school.

  3. Students arrive at the main campus in the month of September and have breaks in October and December. Then, after Christmas, they head to a campus in the quaint town of Gstaad which is a tradition for Le Rosey since 1916.

  4. Students can ski four times a week. To make up for this, they have Saturday morning lessons.

  5. There are currently 400 students between the ages of 8 and 18 at Le Rosey. They come from 67 countries, and there is a perfect gender split. They’re expected to be bilingual and can study up to four languages at a time, including Dzongkha or Swahili.

  6. The library has books in over 20 languages.

  7. A full Le Rosey education is split into four stages: juniors, cadets, jeunes seniors, and seniors. At the high school level, students choose between the baccalauréat français or the International Baccalaureate diploma.

  8. Dormitories are shared between two students, but they change roommates three times a year because of the winter term in Gstaad. Some have an individual room in their final year, but they share a bathroom with one other student.

  9. On an average day at the main campus, students are woken up at 7 a.m. and head down for an informal buffet breakfast and check-in.

  10. During the “academic block,” students must wear “comfortable and correct” clothing. This means shirts should be tucked into trousers, skirts and dresses should be “reasonably long,” and tops must cover midriffs and shoulders.

  11. For formal school events, such as parties and conferences, students wear the school uniform. For boys, this consists of a navy-blue blazer, Rosey badge, white or blue shirt, school tie, gray trousers, and black shoes. Girls wear a navy-blue blazer, Rosey brooch, white dress, school scarf, and sandals or town shoes.

  12. Classes take place from 8 a.m. to 12.20 p.m., with a traditional midmorning break for hot chocolate. After lunch, classes resume at 1.30 until 3.30 p.m.

  13. Between 4 and 6 p.m. are sports and arts. The Paul & Henri Carnal Hall is the school’s arts and learning centre, with three orchestras, two choirs, three theatre groups, photo studies, and opportunities to get involved in dance, art, and gastronomy.

  14. Over 60% of the students play an instrument or sing, and they participate in the school’s orchestra, chamber orchestra, choir, or individual rock bands.

  15. When not hosting philharmonic orchestras, theatre plays, or concerts, the hall is used by the students to perform on stage in front of their peers and families during the school’s events.

  16. Sports are also a major part of day-to-day life at Le Rosey. The school offers over 25 sports every year. There are football and rugby pitches, an athletics track, basketball courts, beach volleyball pits, tennis courts, and two fitness rooms.

  17. The school’s nautical center on Lake Geneva has a sailboat, rowing boats, and four motorboats for waterskiing. There’s even a spa for students to unwind.

  18. After students have worked up an appetite and participated in a short study hall, dinner which is a formal affair got served at 7.30 p.m. All meals are prepared by in-house chefs, and the students rotate as waiters.

  19. Students must sit in a seat marked by a personal napkin that’s fixed for the entire term. They rise when an adult arrives and don’t leave the table until invited to do so by the director of boarding.

  20. The time after dinner is usually dedicated to another study hall and homework, but there are often “culturing outings,” lectures, debates, or challenges. Phil Collins even performed last year.

Sources: Insider, YouTube Thinking Now.

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Food Review: COVID-19 Variant Getting Stronger, Try These 5 Foods To Boost Immune System

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise, taking daily precautions such as washing your hands, social distancing, exercising, and getting enough sleep is key to lowering the risk of infection. COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. Maintaining a healthy diet to help boost your immune system may also give you an edge.

Individuals with certain pre-existing illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory issues are at a higher risk of having COVID-19 complications, it also aggravates with age as the general immunity reduces as you get older. It is important for your immune system to stay in tip-top shape. Try these 5 foods.

1) Yogurt

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Yogurt is a great source of probiotics, which are good bacteria that can help promote a healthy gut and immune system. Recent studies have also found probiotics to be effective for fighting the common cold and influenza-like respiratory infections. Sarin recommends choosing plain yogurt rather than anything too flavored or sweetened and topping it with fruit and honey.  Those on a dairy-free diet can still benefit from almond milk and coconut milk yogurt options.

2) Broccoli

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Broccoli is also rich in vitamin C. Just half a cup contains 43% of your daily value of vitamin C. Broccoli is packed with phytochemicals and antioxidants that support our immune system. It also contains vitamin E, an antioxidant that can help fight off bacteria and viruses. To get the most out of this powerhouse vegetable, eat it raw or just slightly cooked.

3) Garlic

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Not only is garlic full of flavor, but it’s packed with health benefits such as lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of heart disease. Garlic’s immunity-boosting abilities come from its heavy concentration of sulfur-containing compounds, which can help fight off some infections. Garlic has been shown in the past to help ward off the common cold. It is an easy vegetable to work into your diet. You can add to it anything from pasta sauce and salad dressings to soups and stir-fry dishes.

4) Red Bell Peppers

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Red bell peppers reign supreme when it comes to fruits and vegetables high in vitamin C. One cup of chopped red bell peppers contains about 211% of your daily value of vitamin C. That is about twice more than an orange has. Vitamin C contributes to immune defense by supporting a variety of cell functions and can lower the risk of respiratory infections. It can also help the growth and repair of tissues in your body. Daily intake of vitamin C is essential for good health because our bodies do not produce it naturally.

5) Mushrooms

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While sun exposure is the best source of vitamin D, it can also be provided by some foods, including mushrooms. Mushrooms as a vitamin D source found that the ‘sunshine vitamin’ can help enhance the absorption of calcium, which is good for bone health and may also protect against some cancers and respiratory diseases. Mushrooms are great as a side dish or appetizer.

Sources: healthline.

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Celebrating Merdeka From Home? You Can Do It In 5 Great Ways!

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Only a few days till our Independence Day! Imagine those colorful parades, flags everywhere, Merdeka songs, fireworks, and lots more. Our country’s independence day falls on 31st August every year. This year will be our 64th year of independence.

Despite our country going through the National Recovery Plan, there are still many ways we can show our love towards the country from our home. Here’s some way you can try:

1. Watch Merdeka-theme movies

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Don’t let the pandemic slow you down. Huddle up and binge-watch Merdeka-theme or any Malaysian movies that will definitely bring your patriotism spirit alive. Here’s a suggestion, Mukhsin, admire the elitism of the Malaysia Special Force Naval unit in Paskal or watch the wacky romantic comedy All Because of You to appreciate Desaru’s beauty.

2. Virtual karaoke

It is super easy to host meetings through Zoom, Google Meet, Whatsapp calls or Microsoft Teams. To make your karaoke session smooth, download Watch2Gether- a free social video website that enables you to sync videos and content with your party.

The app enables everyone in your karaoke group to watch the same YouTube videos at the same time. Then, create a room, search for the karaoke version of the song, and queue it using the sign +. What’s more, party your way!

3. Play traditional games

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In Malaysia, we have various traditional games from different cultures. Some of it are batu seremban,kelereng and congkak. The kelereng is a Malay traditional game of marbles requires the players to flick their opponent’s marble out of the battleground, or into a hole that’s dug into the ground.

Next we have the Batu Seremban. Compete with each other by tossing tiny bean bags and advancing to the next level. The one who tosses and catches fast is declared the winner. Test your maths skill with the congkak game. Anticipate your opponent’s strategy and beat them by clearing those marbles from your side of the board.

Have your very own competition at the convenience of your home with your family and friends.

4.Display flags

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One of the easiest ways to show your patriotism is by hanging the Jalur Gemilang flags around. During this time, we can see many housing areas hanging flags on poles, balcony, and even their cars. Some citizens prints their own Merdeka t-shirt or put it on the outside that resembles the colors of the Jalur Gemilang flag.

5.Make your own Merdeka pizza

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Here’s a recipe by Chef Zam, a home-based chef that replicates the national flag on pizza!

You’ll need:

  • 1 big red onion (minced)
  • 3 – 4 pips of garlic (minced)
  • 300 gm. chicken fillet or breast (seasoned with salt, pepper, corn flour, and oyster sauce)

For the topping and sauce:

  • Olive oil
  • 1 big red onion (sliced)
  • 1 red capsicum (diced)
  • 1 yellow capsicum (shaped it into a crescent moon and star)
  • Shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pre-made pizza base. Alternatively, you can use ready-made roti paratha (or frozen flatbread).
  • Prego or Kimball carbonara pasta sauce 
  • Oregano, pepper. and salt to taste
  • Sliced sausages or chicken salami (to form the “blue” area of the flag)

Method: 

  1. Start by frying the pizza toppings. Sauté red onions and garlic with olive oil until fragrant.
  2. Next, add in your chicken slice. Once tender, add in your pasta sauce and cook for 3 minutes till it thickens
  3. Spread the pasta sauce onto your pizza base.
  4. To create the ‘blue area’, add the sliced sausages or chicken salami. Then place the carved-out capsicum star and moon.
  5. For the red and white stripes, arrange the diced capsicum in a row, followed by the grated mozzarella horizontally to create the white stripes. Repeat this until the pizza base is covered.
  6. Bake it for about 5 minutes at 170℃ and you’re done!

There’s nothing compared to the actual way we have always celebrated our independence day. However, with the pandemic still going on, it is best that we stay safe at our various home. That doesn’t mean we have no love towards our country it is because we can still show our patriotism from wherever we are

Wishing all of you Happy 64th Independence Day in advance!

Sources: Celcom

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(Video) So Many Benefits! 4 Ways That We Can Use Olive Oil!

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Olive oil is a liquid fat obtained from olives. The word Olive got mentioned in Quran in different verses. In addition, Prophet Muhammad SAW said “Eat olive oil and massage it over your bodies since it is a holy (Mubarak) tree”. He also stated that olive oil is beneficial to cure 70 diseases. That is why olive oil would bring so many benefits to people.

Olives are the gift from heaven to mankind. Apart from the Date fruit, olives are actually also considered of utmost importance in Islam. For Muslims, the inclusion of the olive and olive oil in religious observance invokes the words of Allah, Muhammad, and even heavenly paradise. These are 4 ways Prophet Muhammad SAW uses olive oil.

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The 4 ways are:

1) Prophet Muhammad SAW will dip bread into olive oil.

2) Prophet Muhammad SAW will eat olive and it can also be used as spreading with so many foods. It is recommended to eat 2 spoonfuls of olive oil per day.

3) Prophet Muhammad SAW will massage the olive oil onto the skin for hydration.

4) Prophet Muhammad SAW will use it on the hair to make the hair always healthy.

Sources: TikTok Lookman Akim.

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