Yesterday, we had an exciting meeting with one of our online students who came to visit our office in Harrison, NY. She came all the way from Colombia, South America.
We see her every week via Skype, but this was actually our first time to shake hands and meet.
Neither of us felt nervous, we just probably thought as we shook hands….,
Chris: (She is so short….her hand is like a squirrel)
The Student: (OMG, he’s so tall!! I can see hairs in his nostrils)
We have never seen each other standing up…always sitting in front of the monitor.
we appreciate the opportunity to meet our international student. We were so pleased to hear she wanted to visit us.
To all my skype lesson students, please feel free to come to visit us anytime!
You are all welcome!
Time has come for the regents tests here in NY.
This is the end of the school year in the US and all the classes finish before the regents tests start. All the kids are expected to pass the tests to pass their classes. That means if they didn’t pass the tests, they have to go to summer school and retake the test again or take the class again next year.
It’s pretty hard for internatioal students to even understand the questions. Some interpreters are provided in the test room.
American or international students, they are all trying to pass the tests!
Good luck to you all and let the summer fun begin
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June is the end of the school year in the US.
One of our Japanese students who was attending US high school as an exchange student graduated last week in Syracuse, NY.
This is an interesting program, anyone who attends US high school as an exchange student must always go into the senior class, because this program is about education and culture exchange, which means US schools want their exchange students to learn US culture for example, prom date along with their educational progress.
Our student was a sophomore in Japan when she started in the US school. Do you know how challenging that is? Being an ESL student and learning as a senior….I bet it wasn’t easy at all.
Well…after 10mos of struggling senior year, she successfully graduated! She even went to a wonderful prom night. Enjoyed culture and senior education in Syracuse, NY.
We watched her progress from a distance.
Congratulations to Fumina!
We are so proud of her. It will surely be her lifetime memory…