This culminating experience for 24 Payton students of French will take them on a week-long tour of the Alsace region of France, to the historic city of Strasbourg, to our sister school in Erstein, and to the surrounding villages where Payton students will be hosted by local students and their families, during March or April 2014. These life-long relationships will begin long before that trip to France, when our exchange partners from our sister school Le Lycée Marguérite Yourcenar will be hosted by Payton families for 2 weeks in October, 2013. The doors to these life-long friendships will begin as soon as student selection is completed on both sides of the Atlantic (January 2013), soon after which the nouveaux amis will start communicating via escargot mail, email, Facebook, and Skype (as of February 2013). In addition, while in France, Payton students will have an opportunity to visit the City of Lights -- Paris-- for a 2-day excursion. Students in Français 3 and above are eligible to apply.
Click here for more details about the exchange and selection process.
Click here for the official application.
Applications are due on January, 3rd!
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