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Soccer captain to play in Germany

Senior Zinedine Kroeten strikes the ball passing it to a fellow teammate during the game against Washburn Oct. 6. The game ended in Park's demise with a final score of 1-2.

Tamar Gewirtz

November 6, 2018

This coming winter, senior soccer player Zinedine Kroeten will be going off to Germany to play for soccer team Werderbrenem. According to Kroeten, this opportunity arose only recently. “I went to guest play for this team in Chicago. I did really well there, so the coach of the team showed the videos of...

German exchange students arrive at Park

Superintendent Astein Osei greets the incoming German exchange students Jan. 29.

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 exchange students to come in February

Park Students eat lunch at a famous Biergarten after a historical bike ride around Munich. The students lived with host families in the German town of Bensheim and their host siblings will be visiting Park in February. Photo used with permission from Shari Fox.

Yonit Krebs

October 25, 2017

Thinking about the upcoming February visit from German host families, senior German student Thomas Bryant said he feels excited to see the Germans he met over the summer. Bryant said he is eager to show the German students his life as well as American life in general. “I’m super excited (...

German students come to Minnesota

German students meet in German teacher Shari Fox's room Feb. 8. The students received handbooks and ID badges from the school.

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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