French students visit

After playing host to French 11/12 students from BCSS last month, Quebec youth are visiting the Boundary on a student exchange trip.

Returning the favour – after playing host to French 11/12 students from BCSS last month a group of Quebec youth are visiting the Boundary on a student exchange trip. They enjoyed a round of golf and dinner at KV Golf Club on Tuesday.

Returning the favour – after playing host to French 11/12 students from BCSS last month a group of Quebec youth are visiting the Boundary on a student exchange trip. The enjoyed a round of golf and dinner at KV Golf Club on Tuesday.

Students from College des Hauts Sommets in Quebec are visiting the Boundary this week.

The y went skiing on Saturday at Big White. On Sunday the host families did various activities from horseback riding, visiting a kangaroo farm and quadding.

On Monday the group took part in “a day in the life” at BCSS, taking in classes and cheering on the girls soccer team as they beat Mt. Sentinel 1-0.

Other activities planned for the group include a tour of Greenwood including the museum, courthouse and a “photo hunt”; a tour of the Son Ranch logging and mill operation; golf in Kettle Valley; a visit to the Nk’Mip Cultural Centre; participation in a BCSS dance/masquerade; a tour of the Midway Museum and a hike up Midway Mountain.

“Overall, this has been a fantastic linguistic and cultural experience,” French and special education teacher Nick Bond told the Times. “I’m very proud of the way the BCSS students have absorbed so many experiences with confidence and class. If possible, I would not hesitate to do this again.”

 

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