Host a Summer Student with Nacel Open Door!

For the past five years, my family has been taking in exchange students. So I wanted to pass this information to all my readers! Exciting Opportunity .. Have you ever thought about hosting a foreign exchange student? Now is the perfect time. Nacel Open Door offers you the unique opportunity to host a student from…

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Almost over

In less than a month one of my students will be leaving to go back to Brazil. The other will be staying until after recital. It has been a long year, but I have learned a lot, sometimes more than I wanted to learn. We will be hosting another girl in the fall, but only…

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The trial run

Well the girls are finally home from Hawaii. My exchange students got the opportunity to spend a spring break in Hawaii with other exchange students that are in the U.S. (I am a bit jealous, aren’t you?) They got back last Thursday after being gone for little over a week. They have only a few…

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‘Tis the Season…

…The season for PROM that is!!! For the first time in the four years I have been hosting exchange students, I have girls going to prom. Okay, so technically Mariana is going for sure, and we are kinda prodding Lucy along on this. I already booked their hair appointments, so they both have to go.…

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The craziness continues

So tonight my exchange students are sitting in my office where I am “helping” them buy plane tickets for their trip to Hawaii(No I am not going too, and yes I am jealous. However that is another story for another time). I use the term help loosely because honestly I am just as confused as…

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My how time flies

The girls have finally finished their first semester, and I am proud to say that they are both honor students! I can’t believe their stay with us is already half over. In some ways, it feels like they have been with us forever. In others, it feels like they just got here. I was thinking…

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Lucy’s Tale

By Lucia Polakovska. Lucy is one of our exchange students this year and is from Slovakia. Hi everyone! My name is Lucy and it this article I am going to tell you my story of coming to the USA. Since I was a child I have been being told about exchange programs, because my aunt…

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