NC to Normandy – Students Serving Our Veterans

Belgian Exchange 2014

Soyez Bienvenue a nos amis belges  We are so excited about your visit to Chapel Hill and Carrboro!!! We will do lots of fun activities ENSEMBLE!! Cliquer ici pour  le programme:    

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NC to Normandy: The Brady Bunch Goes to Normandy

It’s been a real coaster ride for this whole thing. It’s hard enough to spend the whole day with one person, but just imagine how spending multiple weeks with 4-5 people would be. The struggle is real: we’ve become quite the Brady bunch. Yet that only shows how strong we’ve become, and our raw determination. […]

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NC to Normandy: Getting To Know Our Veterans

It was once said that what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. We’ve become a family over the past few weeks, and there isn’t a mountain too high that we can’t fight our way over. We’ve learned more and more about the sacrifices of the young men and women of our nation’s past and present, […]

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EU Grant competition- details below

From the Delegation of the European Union to the United States: The Delegation of the European Union to the US is excited to announce the launch of the Transatlantic Research and Debates grant competition. We invite proposals from think tanks, public policy research centers, chambers of commerce, civil society and stakeholder organizations, media institutions and […]

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Reflections from our European Exchange experience

Please watch the three videos on the European Exchange page and respond to the following questions in the comment box below. Name: (first name and first initial of last name) School: Indicate if you participated in the European Exchange as a traveler, host student, teacher chaperon or something else ( parent of traveler). First video: […]

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Montagnes to Chocolat!

It is 9:30 Wednesday night – I have no voice and my face is red from sunshine – yea! and a chilling wind. My host family home is warm, intimate and inviting smells like meatloaf call us together. My friend’s daughters ages 4 and 7 require bed-time reading in both French and English – hard […]

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European Exchange days 1-3

Bonjour tout le monde. We are settled in Belgium. We arrived in Brussels after an 8 hour and 15 min flight from Atlanta  on which most of us did not sleep a wink.  The students were very well behaved and received several compliments on their behavior!  The host families met us at the airport ( […]

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Powered by funding; international education soars

Thank you to the Chapel Hill News for the article in today’s  (Wednesday’s) paper. It is posted on the Getting to Know Europe facebook page.  The rush of emotion is almost overwhelming as students prepare for an educational experience “that will benefit them for a lifetime”…they said that…not me :-))> It begins tomorrow as a group will […]

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Dear Dr. Pringle,

Thank you for the Finance and Euro seminars you taught the past few months.  It is amazing how you explained complex concepts in ways that middle school students understood ~ and yes, my students are quite intelligent!   The articles we read in preparation for your seminars were interesting and helped us think critically about […]

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Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School French Teachers Host Education Attaché with the Embassy of France

Jean-Claude Duthion, Education Attaché with the Embassy of France in Washington DC, will be visiting the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools on February 13th and February 15th. Monsieur Duthion will be hosted by CHCCS French teachers Shawna Catlett, Ephesus Elementary School; Jennifer Roth, Glenwood Elementary School; Robin McMahon, Smith Middle School; and Nathalie Gaut, Carrboro […]

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