Respect The Gestures: With Japanese exchange students arriving March 20, students, teacher explain some barriers when interacting with foreign cultures

German teacher Angelika Becker shows her antique German houses and specifically points out the clock present inside the structure. Becker said moving to America was hard because of the language divide that she had to face everyday.

Angela Qian

February 22, 2019

Last summer, junior Christian Peasley spent 21 days in Japan with a host family through the Japanese foreign exchange program. He was fully immersed in the culture, despite having known next to nothing about the country just a few years earlier. The over 30-year-old program is a partnership with our siste...

Lost in the Melting Pot


November 20, 2009

Second-plus generation immigrants are losing their heritage in modern American society, especially the ability to speak another language By Rebecca Xu <[email protected]> The music blares. People sing. It’s Indian dance class where junior Perky Bhargava has attended every Sunday for 13 years. Howeve...