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Laura Kern’s foreign exchange student experience across the country

Laura Kern’s foreign exchange student experience across the country

Emma Urban, Photographer

January 29, 2019

Senior Laura Kern is from Hamburg, Germany, and is studying abroad her senior year. Kern wants to see what life is like outside of Germany. She decided it would be a good opportunity to travel to the United States and finish her high school career somewhere different. Kern has enjoyed her time in the U...

Ida Holde Bjorkelund adapts to life in America

Ida Holde Bjorkelund adapts to life in America

Julia Bennett, Business Editor

January 27, 2019

Ida Holde Bjorkelund is a foreign exchange student from Norway joining the district for her senior year. She has been welcomed in by many, including girls on the varsity gymnastics team. She is meeting new people and enjoying new experiences in the United States. She is so excited to continue her journey here ...

German exchange student reflects on past year

German exchange student reflects on past year

Matt Johnson, Social Media Editor

May 9, 2016

  By the time most students are in their fourth year of high school, they aren’t finding much new in their experience, unless it is their first year in America.  For senior Can Sommermeyer this is all new, and a long way from home, even though he has lived here for nearly the whole year. A Germa...

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