Roundup: Hosting international students

The Community Advocate posted two stories related to international students in our community this week.

One shares news of a Southborough family helping students from Haiti. The other is a request to help students attending Algonquin for one month this fall.

Host families sought for visiting German students – August 25

Program organizers are seeking short-term hosts for German teens attending classes at Algonquin from Sept. 25 to Oct. 15. German students speak English very well, have full insurance and spending money, and local host students will be awarded 30 hours of community service.

Call, text or email Ellen Onorato for more information at 508-826-1912, blackstonedaily@aol.com or visit www.mahomestays.org. (read more)

Northborough and Southborough relatives host Haitian youth – August 22

Five relatives from Northborough and Southborough are following up on their week of volunteer work at an orphanage in Haiti in March 2013. They’re hosting two Haitian teens, Patrick Carrier and Rose Kermine Chery, who are attending the International Summer Program at Worcester Academy to focus on English as a second language (ESL). . .

Marillyn [Earley of Northborough] went to Haiti with her daughter Lauren, now an eighth-grader at Melican Middle School; her niece Erika, now a senior at Smith College who speaks fluent French; her sister-in-law Jill Smith Earley of Southborough and her daughter Lilly, now an eighth-grader at Dana Hall School in Wellesley. (read more)

 

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