German

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German Visitors

      Withteary eyes, many said goodbye to the students from Germany who hadlived with them for four short days. Thirteen students and two teachersfrom Kavelaer came to America on the Fourth of April.   They followedtheir hosts around during their usual schedule during school, andafter.   On Saturday, the same day of the Centre High Forensicstournament, the group traveled by bus to the Flint Hills DiscoveryCenter in Manhattan.   Afterwards, they walked to the mall, only a fewblocks away.   On returning home, there was time to relax. On Sunday, nogroup event was planned, so host families were able to introduce theGerman students to many different American experiences.   Some of thevisitors just wanted to see a supermarket!   Sunday night, a barbequebrought the group together again.   On Monday, the group, except forthose who couldn’t afford to miss school, walked to the EisenhowerPresidential Library and Museum.   They had a small tour of the Libraryand archives, and walked through the museum.   They even had picturestaken in front of the Oscar Meier Wienermobile!   After, the grouptraveled to the Heritage Center and toured the phone museum, had lunch,and rode the carousel!   That night, the group got together once morefor a surprise birthday party for one of the Kavelaer students!

      Tuesdaymorning, many said goodbye to the students from Germany who touched ourhearts. A short group of seven accompanied them to the airport to seethem off. Before heading home, they will be in New York until theFourteenth.


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