Experiencing France, abroad and at home

Experiencing France, abroad and at home

Bon jour!

This is what 11 students from our local high schools said as they landed in France a few weeks ago. A chaperone from Howard High School and students from Reservoir, Atholton, Long Reach and Howard high schools enjoyed some time living with host families and visiting many famous landmarks. Most of the travelers have just completed their sophomore year of high school where they took French III. Each student was matched with a French student, referred to as a correspondent, living in Columbia’s sister city of Port Cergy.

The French students and their families hosted the American students for two weeks, taking them to...