Host family Matt and Abigal Linville and high school exchange student Özgü Su share their experience being a part of CHI’s Private High School program (PHSP) for a second year.
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The Tullahoma News, in Tennessee, shared a wonderful article about 64 CHI high school exchange students that gave back to the community this holiday season by donating to the less fortunate.
The Beaudoin family shares what it’s like to host an exchange student through CHI’s Private High School Program. Each year, we, the Beaudoin family, enjoy hosting two high school exchange students, one of them this school year is Matteo, from Italy. He came to us through the CHI’s Private High School Program and he attends San Luis Obispo High School.”
High school exchange students and host families recently spent the day visiting Spooner Farms in Washington.
Now that most of our 2019-2020 high school exchange students have arrived in the U.S. and are getting adjusted to their new lives, next up is a big welcome party!
Every year, we welcome some of our Academic Year Program (AYP) students from East Asia for intensive English classes that help them prepare for their year in the U.S.
Japanese exchange students from Kirishima, Japan recently spent a few weeks visiting their Sister City Sonora, CA where they lived with host families and learned about American culture.
This is what an American welcome looks like! Welcome high school exchange students! We are so happy you are here!
CHI has been welcoming Japanese exchange students to Prince George, British Columbia since 1992. Over the last 27 years, approximately 1,000 students and more than 60 teachers from Japan have visited Prince George and some of the volunteer CHI families have been hosting for a decade or more.
We are excited to have three groups from Japan visit Washington this summer. Groups will visit Arlington, Oak Harbor and Stanwood for three weeks in late July.