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German exchange student looks back on visit to Minnesota

The German Exchange students took photos during every leg of their journey. This one was taken at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Josefine Harms, Guest Writer

October 30, 2019

German Exchange student Josefine Harms expresses her fellow classmates experience with American culture.

Are we not interacting enough with the exchange students?

SPA students should approach the German student and ask a little bit about them in between classes.

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

October 3, 2019

Coming from two different countries results in numerous cultural differences that can be exciting to explore.

Week one of the German exchange: komplett

There are posters all over the school reading

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

October 2, 2019

The German exchange students have spent the first week visiting classes, and will spend more time exploring Minnesota next week.

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.

Ladenburger follows in his dad’s footsteps, participates in exchange at SPA

German exchange student Felix Ladenburger and JV soccer teammate sophomore William Welsh sit together during a free period.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

October 13, 2016

Felix Ladenburg is currently a German exchange student at SPA.

Parsons and Flom-Staab to spend year in Germany

Seniors Evva Parsons and Maddie Flom-Staab will be traveling to Germany this summer to spend the year abroad with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX).  “It’s a big intense application process with interviews and all that jazz. It was like another college application.” Flom-Staab said.

Marlee Baron, Arts & Entertainment Editor

June 5, 2015

Seniors Evva Parsons and Maddie Flom-Staab will be leaving this summer to spend a year in Germany as part of a prestigious exchange program.

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.