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Host families open home, city and culture to Spanish exchange students

Junior Adelia Bergner is eager to show her exchange student, Elena, what her daily life looks like so they can compare cultural routines.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

September 16, 2017

Host families from SPA look forward to showing off Minnesotan and American culture to their visitors from El Colegio Malvar in Spain.

Spanish exchange students arrive, excited for 2 weeks of cultural immersion

Sr. Castellanos addressed the crowd of host families and exchange students, welcoming them to Minnesota.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

September 15, 2017

26 students from El Colegio Malvar in Arganda del Rey, Spain arrived on Sept. 15, and will stay until Sept. 26.

Aventuras y aviones in Spain told on our blog

Aventuras y aviones in Spain told on our blog

Marlee Baron, A&E Editor

March 12, 2016

In the first days of the exchange, cultural differences are apparent and intriguing.

Students keep in touch with Spanish exchange students between visits

Sophomore Sabrina Rucker stays in touch with her Spanish exchange student through texting and Instagram. “We mostly talk about important things in our lives. I texted her when I got a new jacket and she texted me when she won this really cool competition,” Rucker said.

Marlee Baron, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2016

Social media and smartphones keep exchange students close between trips.

Spanish Exchange Students leave behind memories

Marlee Baron, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 1, 2015

On September 26th the Spanish exchange students departed to go back to Spain. This is a gallery with photos from their time her.

Spanish exchange students depart

Spanish exchange students pose for a group photo. “My favorite things that I have done [in Minnesota] are shopping in Albertville and Mall of America and staying with Neerja’s family,

Gita Raman, Feature Editor

September 30, 2013

Homecoming week was exciting for the Spanish exchange students. Their stay in Minnesota included visits to the Mall of America, apple orchards, and pumpkin patches. Spanish exchange student Cristina Montero, staying with junior Neerja Thakkar said, “My favorite things that I have done are shopping ...