Global Communities Sweden & Iceland Trip

  • Description

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    Climate change-focused & cultural exchange program with homestays, hotel stays, & hostel stays. This program is the culminating activity of the NSHS Global Communities climate change unit and a part of students’ final Sustainability projects and other senior Global class projects. The first half of the program is a homestay in Stockholm with students from the Norra Real upper-school in Stockholm, while the second half features visits to the “eco-municipality” of Gotland, Sweden and a tour of ecological and geological phenomena in Iceland. For more information, see the informational brochure below.

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  • Informational Brochure

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    An informational brochure about this program can be downloaded here.

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  • Dates of Travel

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    March 29-April 7, 2019

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  • Eligibility

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    Priority will be given first to students in Global Communities Sustainability classes, next to seniors in the Global Communities program, and lastly to any seniors.

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  • Informational Session

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    An informational session for parents will be held on Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30pm in Room 1308.

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  • Frequency

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    One time only

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  • Cost

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    $2,715. This cost includes airfare, program fees, transfers, hotels, museum/park fees and some meals.

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  • Financial Assistance

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    Financial assistance is available to all students who qualify through the Jennifer Price Global Education Leadership Fund (GELF). To apply, simply complete the Financial Aid Supplement at the back of the French Exchange application.  Questions about financial aid can be directed to Newton's Global Programs Manager Samantha Mandel at mandels@newton.k12.ma.us.

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  • Contacts

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    Michael Kozuch, History Teacher:  kozuchm@newton.k12.ma.us

    Andrew Thompson, History Teacher: thompsona@newton.k12.ma.us

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