New Providence Hosts French, Japanese, and Spanish StudentsFranceIn March, New Providence High School welcomed twenty students and two teachers from Lycee Corneille, Rouen, France. The French students spent time with their host families exploring the local area, eating, shopping, bowling and visited the beach. As well as enjoying time with their new American friends, the French group also visited Princeton, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and toured the neighbourhoods of Manhattan. The students also attended lessons at the high school for two days. New Providence showed their sense of community during the farewell dinner where students, parents and teachers shared memories of the trip.JapanRecently over thirty Japanese students from our sister school, Koshi High School, Fukui, Japan visited New Providence. Their visit was part of the Annual Science Exchange in which Koshi and New Providence interact and collaborate in a number of science fields.The Japanese students presented their data and observations from a variety of research projects conducted in Japan, and New Providence students shared their recent designs from the Science Olympiad competitions. The students also visited classrooms and science laboratories at Rutgers University. The Koshi High School students will be visiting again next year to share their scientific research and collaborate with New Providence students on some projects.SpainIn April, New Providence welcomed twelve students from La Hoya, Spain. The students spent eleven days visiting New York City including the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty and going to Yankee, Knicks and Nets games. Some of the students visited the Jersey Shore and many went shopping at the local malls. The students and their host families had a lovely group dinner at Coppola"s Restaurant and then a farewell dinner at the Senior Citizen"s hall the night before their departure. The departure was a very tearful event, however, the students from NPHS and La Hoya have created memories that will last a lifetime.Share the Our Schools newsletter on Facebook or Twitter or forward to a friend!
Last Modified on May 13, 2011