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CHI Students Raise Money for Haiti!

Recently a group of six AYP students from the Sacramento area gathered together to raise money for Haiti.  They spent five hours at a local supermarket, and by the end of the day had raised $400!  The proceeds went to benefit the efforts

AYP Student Published in Local Newspaper!

Academic Year student Jeremie Sanem from Belgium recently had an article he wrote published!  The article appeared in the “Teen Essay” section of the Press Democrat, a major Santa Rosa, CA newspaper.  We are so proud of Jeremie! Full Article TEEN ESSAY Exchange student on

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Photos From the Field

  L to R: Front Row – TC Jonathan Goetz, TC Sheva Leigh Back row – AC Sandy Williams, AC Brenda Marshall, AC Alison Fishman, AC Buffie Channel, APA Darla Cherry, AAA Maggie Rojas APA Darla Cherry along with her Teacher Coordinators, Academic

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AYP Holiday Party

On December 6th, Academic Program Administrator Darla Cherry hosted a holiday dinner for her Academic Year students.  The dinner was held at the German-American Club in El Cajon, CA.  They served a fun German style dinner consisting of, german weiners,

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AA Taunie Murray Visits Germany!

CHI Area Administrator Taunie Murray had the opportunity to travel abroad recently and visit with her former German exchange student, Anna.  Anna stayed with the Murray’s in 1999.  They had a wonderful time visiting with Anna in her hometown. While

Participant Spotlight: Dominika

Two years ago Dominika Kristinikova was a participant in CHI’s Academic Year Program in Washington.  When the school year ended Dominika returned home to Bratislava, Slovakia.  Dominika enjoyed her stay in the US so much, however, that when it was time to choose a college, she

Host Family Spotlight: Alice

Alice is a part of the CHI family and has hosted many Academic Year Program participants.  She has written a wonderful letter sharing her experiences. Dear Future Host Families, I have hosted many exchange student over the years, some excellent

CHI Participant Plays High School Tennis!

Article taken from VCS Preps “The e-mail sounded promising, but Steve Worthington didn’t want to get his hopes elevated too high. The Rio Mesa High girls’ tennis coach decided to wait and see [CHI AYP Participant] Isabella Xiong in person

Participant Spotlight: Janusz

CHI was lucky enough to have Work and Travel participant  Janusz Urbanski, from Poland, work in the main office last summer.  Janusz helped incoming students, processed SEVIS validations and was an overall great addition to the W&T department. Janusz has now returned

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