On March 18th, students visited Xian – Xingqing Palace park where they interviewed locals for their Exhibition research. They also viewed the Terra-Cotta Warriors Museum.
Friday was the last day that students attended the Suzhou Experimental Elementary School. In the afternoon they were picked up by their parent chaperones and said goodbye to their host families. There were many tears and hugs. It was a truly wonderful week at SEES, filled me a variety of fun activities that allowed TIS… View Article
“Hello, my name is Micah and my exchange student’s name is Ben. Ben is nice, calm, fun, happy and athletic. He almost has the same traits as me. The only problem is he is almost 2 years old than me. The day I got here, we went to his house and check it out and… View Article
“I am having a great time here with my host student and her family. We had a lot of fun! We always have AMAZING meals. Back in American, we became good friends very fast. Every night, we came out with Weilan and her host friend, Macy. I even became very good friend with Macy. The… View Article
Students spent this past weekend with their host families and started their first day at SEES. They enjoyed the food from the school Cafeteria and had a fun field trip to visit The Suzhou Museum! … View Article
On Friday students rode a high-speed train (the Maglev) and then visited the Bund. The Bund is a waterfront promenade along the Huangpu river where you can see the history of Shanghai through architecture. Along the Bund, students interviewed local people, asking questions related to their Exhibition topics. Photo by TIS parent Paul T. Photo… View Article