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1 Pingry Global Programs 2015 Germany Exchange - June 13-29, 2015, $2750 Live with a host family in Butzbach, Germany and experience life as a student at Weidigschule Gymnasium, a university-prep high school outside Frankfurt. This is a true cultural and educational exchange, where two schools and two families can make an international connection. Tour the famous Cologne Cathedral, Hessian parliament, and the financial district of Frankfurt. Open to students in grades German language skills encouraged but not required. There will be an opportunity to host a German student in New Jersey in the fall of Faculty: Mr. Karsten Niehues, Dr. Morgan D’Ausilio, & Dr. Ann Dickerson. Family Info session: Wednesday, January 14 th, 6:30 pm. Application and trip information: tinyurl.com/pingrygermanytinyurl.com/pingrygermany If the cost of these programs presents a financial hardship to your family, please contact Dale Seabury, Director of Financial Aid, at Jeff Jewett Director of Global Education x1346 France, Panama, Belize, & Quebec Applications for these 2015 programs are complete. If you would like information about getting on a waiting list, please contact Jeff Jewett GERMANY: School Exchange Semester Away Opportunity Fair Friday, January 9 th, 9:45 am, Hauser Auditorium Representatives from over 15 schools, including Chewonki (Maine), the Island School (Bahamas), the School for Ethics & Global Leadership (Washington D.C.), Rocky Mountain Semester (Colorado), The American School in Switzerland (London/Switzerland) and King’s Academy (Jordan) will be on campus to educate Form III and IV students about opportunities to spend a semester or even a year immersed in a new culture and landscape. Many of these programs also offer summer sessions. Come learn about the transformative benefits of these immersive educational experiences. Parents welcome. Global Programs Update: January 8 th, 2015 CHINA Host a student from Quzhou AJ Bernstein (2017) and Gabe Gever (2017) joined the Swiss Semester program this fall. Here they practice rock climbing near the iconic Matterhorn.

2 To host or learn more, please contact Jeff Jewett ) or Yi Hao These 10 th grade students from our sister school in Quzhou, China are coming to Pingry from February 19 – March 3, 2015, and we need your help in hosting them. Have a cultural exchange without leaving your home and be an ambassador of American culture and generosity! Our guests are fluent in English and are eager to experience American culture. There is no need for anyone in your family to speak Mandarin. We are particularly seeking Upper School families to host, but are open to all interested families. Host a Chinese student in your home! Hosts provide a bed, dinner/breakfast with your family, transportation to/from Pingry on school days, and (of course) a warm Pingry welcome. The weekend of February is unscheduled to let you show your guest your favorite NJ/NY/PA sights and activities. They’re here to experience American life, so don’t feel like “regular life” is too boring. Got a hockey game or swim meet on Saturday morning? Take ‘em! Need to do some shopping at the mall? Great! Favorite restaurant in Manhattan? They’ll love it. The Chinese students will travel as a group to NYC and D.C. from 2/26 to 3/1, and will not need hosting those days. We are also seeking student “day hosts” to help our guests feel welcome and provide additional hosting resources. Pingry Global Programs 2015


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