Yves: Welcoming New Students

Yves: Welcoming New Students

“There’s a story here somewhere—Ivory Coast student takes two new Japanese kids in tow and teaches them enough English so they don’t feel so isolated in a new place. Ryuta and Nana love him and bonded in such a short time—just the six weeks since they arrived. They wrote him farewell essays and found him … Continue reading

Hosts, student and family members, Please join International programs for our winter holiday celebration, Friday, December 8th, 2017, 4:30pm at the Roeder Home. We will be decorating cookies, creating handmade ornaments and cards, making paper snowflakes, singing and playing games. If you come for meal time bring a large dish to share. We will have beverages, … Continue reading

A Letter to a Host Family

A Letter to a Host Family

To my (awesome) second family in Bellingham,  09.08.2015 So, today is the last day of my study abroad in the U.S. I feel this 5 and half months was soooooooo fast! It’s like just one month!! The first day I got here was 31st, March. I arrived here and chose my room, then went to … Continue reading