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Trip to France 2015 (Day 11)

Today we visited a town known for gingerbread and students got to visit a small museum and gingerbread factory. We went to a nature center where we were acquainted again … Continue Reading →


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Trip to France 2015 (Day 8, 9 and 10)

This morning we watched a movie at the high school and then visited the museum of Alsace where we had a tour guide that explained to us what life was … Continue Reading →


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Trip to France 2015 (Day 7)

Today we visited a village in northern Alsace which is know for its artisan pottery. We then traveled to another nearby village where students had a picnic and time to … Continue Reading →


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Trip to France 2015 (Day 5 and 6)

Yesterday we began our day at the high school and then headed to the thousand year old cathedral which marks the city’s center. We had a guided tour by a … Continue Reading →


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Trip to France 2015 (Day 4)

After rain all day yesterday the sunny 80 degree weather was much appreciated. In the morning we did a scavenger hunt throughout downtown Strasbourg where students discovered significant historical and … Continue Reading →


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Trip to France 2015 (Day 3)

The group met in the courtyard of the high school this morning at 8:00. Students were rested¬†and excited to share with the others what they did over the weekend. From … Continue Reading →


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Trip to France 2015 (Day 2)

Students are spending the weekend with their host families. Organized activities will start on Monday with a visit of the French high school, followed by a visit of the European … Continue Reading →


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Trip to France 2015 (Day 1)

Update:¬†Despite the long check in process, we arrived to our flight on time as well as our train in Paris. Students were excited to reunite with their correspondents here in … Continue Reading →


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French Cinema in Chicago

Upcoming French film showings in Chicago. Young French Cinema Festival (Click here for more information) When: June 6 – July 2, 2015 Where: Gene Siskel Film Center 164 North State … Continue Reading →


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French exchange students from Strasbourg (France) at Niles West and North

French exchange students from Strasbourg (France) arrived and stayed with host families for two weeks. Students at Niles West and North connected with these French students and had fun sharing … Continue Reading →