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[ILLUSTRATED INTERVIEW] A look into French vs. American daily lives

[ILLUSTRATED INTERVIEW] A look into French vs. American daily lives

Isabel Saavedra-Weis and Liv Larsen

March 11, 2019

Sophomore Lucia Granja and her exchange student Lucie Duvin from France compare their answers to questions about their daily lives.

Non-French speaking students can benefit from exchanges, too

Sophmore Lucia Granja (left) and her French exchange student Lucie Duvin (right).

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

March 1, 2019

As part of an exchange program, French students visited the SPA Upper School last week and Monday and Tuesday of this week. The exchange experience was no doubt enriching for students enrolled in French at SPA, but it meant less for non-French speaking students. For non-French speakers, the exchange studen...

French exchange creates connection

The French exchange students and hosts enjoyed winter activities during their visit Feb. 15-26.

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

February 28, 2019

The French students were here from Feb. 15-26. The SPA students will travel over Spring Break in March.

Upper School welcomes french students from Blagnac, France

Students and Faculty from Ecole Saint Exupery School in Blagnac, France presented US principal Chris Hughes with a plaque that quoted The Little Prince whose author is the schools namesake

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Editor

January 31, 2017

French exchange students arrived last Friday and will stay for a week and a half. They will go to the Mall of America, the Capital, ice skating and many more activities.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Build global perspective by talking to exchange students

Fifteen Chinese students are taking part in an exchange with SPA students.

The RubicOnline Staff

January 20, 2017

It is important to take advantage of student exchanges to gain friendship and an international perspective on issues.

Preparations underway for the arrival of French exchange students

Senior Matt Suzuki messages his French exchange student on Facebook.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

January 10, 2017

SPA students prepare for the arrival of their French exchange students, who arrive on Jan. 27.

Spring Break brings school-sponsored travel

Students going on the German Exchange pose for a photo during one of the tutorial sessions that were held for students to learn more about the trip.  “The most important thing for me is that I will end the trip with improved German speaking skills,“  senior Luke Bishop said.

Gitanjali Raman, Nina Zietlow, and Javier Whitaker-Castanedas

March 12, 2015

Some SPA language students will be spending their spring break abroad with classmates.

French Exchange students return home

Lucy Li, Cover Story Editor

November 27, 2012

In the first half of this year’s French exchange, students from France got the chance to immerse into Twin Cities culture during their stay in Minnesota. The purpose of the exchange is to let St. Paul Academy and Summit School students “really understand why [they’ve] been learning the language...