CHI Academic Year Program participant Futaba Imai, from Japan, recently made the honor roll at Paso Robles High School in California. In addition to being a participant in CHI’s year-long program, Futaba was also part of our Intensive English program last
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Tim and Tina Weidauer, along with their 16-year-old daughter Elisha, recently joined the CHI Academic Year Program as a host family for the first time. The family hosted Fumika, a high school exchange student from Nagasaki, Japan, and the match
CHI Academic Year Program student Ryosuke Suzuki, from Japan, and five-year old host brother Terence, both recently graduated. Ryosuke graduated from high school and Terence graduated from pre-school. Congratulations to you both!
Before classes ended at Coronado High School in Lubbock, TX, CHI Academic Year Program student Hiroyo Masuada, from Japan, was announced as one of three winners in a local art contest. Hiroyo’s art teacher wrote the following message: “I am
A number of CHI host families in Santa Maria, CA took part in welcoming a group of Japanese exchange students this holiday season. The high school students, traveling with CHI partner organization MNCC, visited from December 22nd through January 5th. During their
Below is a letter from first time host father Brad after saying goodbye to his family’s short-term exchange student. Wow, what a decision to take in a Japanese student. We were just out enjoying Kent Cornucopia Day and for some
This summer CHI Group Homestay Students from Okinawa, Japan spent the day volunteering at the Pickering Garden in Issaquah, WA. The Pickering Garden is owned by the city of Issaquah and all of the food grown in the garden goes directly
This past summer, TOMODACHI and Coca-Cola partnered to arrange a three-week homestay program in the USA for Japanese high school students from the areas affected by last year’s earthquake and tsunami. The program was conceived with the idea of helping young students who might have otherwise missed out on
Recently, 103 exchange students and six teacher coordinators from Ibaraki Christian High School in Ibaraki, Japan (about 70 miles northeast of Tokyo) came to northern California for a visit that has become an annual tradition for them. This is the fourth year that
A nice article was recently written announcing the arrival of Japanese students visiting Nevada Union High School. This group from Kaisei High School in Japan has been visiting Bear River and Nevada Union since 1993. Read the article.