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German exchange students arrive at Park

German exchange students arrive at Park

Devin Raynor

January 29, 2018

For visiting German exchange student Vanessa Albiez, the German American Partnership Program gave her an opportunity to follow her dream to visit the United States. “I wanted to visit America, that’s a long dream for me,” Albiez said. “I love to travel around the world so it’s a great chanc...

German students to come to Park

German students to come to Park

Devin Raynor and Sophie Yarosh

January 9, 2018

When senior Ethan Rickert reflected on his experience last summer in Germany, he said he chose to participate in the German exchange program because of his passion for German culture. “I love German culture and I wanted to learn more about it,” Rickert said. “I was in the German class. I wanted...

German Club prepared for the holiday season

Deanna Afremov, Genesis Buckhalton, and Breanna Thompson

December 10, 2016

As German teacher Shari Fox cleans the desks in her room after school, she describes what activities will take place at the next German Club meeting. “We are going to make gingerbread houses, (it is) five bucks if you want to participate,” Fox said. Fox said German Club does not have official ...

German students come to Minnesota

German students come to Minnesota

Jayne Stevenson

February 17, 2016

Although German exchange student Natalie Piras previously stayed with a host family in England, her visit to Minnesota along with 10 other students and two teachers is her first time stepping foot in the United States. Piras said she enjoys the aspects of Minneapolis because it provides a different ...

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