Twenty-two North Shore High School students with three teacher chaperons, Monsieur Lepetit, Madame Pommateau, and Madame Mabrouk, left New York for a 16-day trip to France in February 2017. The journey to Paris and St. Malo was the latest in a thirty-year relationship with students of the city located in Brittany.
Students began their trip with a five-day stay in Paris where their teachers led them on a non-stop tour of all of the famous sites including the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe. Visits were also made to many world-renowned museums such as the Louvre and the Musee d’Orsay.
Following the Paris portion of the trip, the group moved west to St. Malo where they began a homestay visit with their host families. While in Brittany, students visited sites of historical significance including the beaches of Normandy and Mont St. Michel.
The students finally returned home on March 4, 2017 after an exhausting but rewarding trip in which they had the opportunity to practice their French language skills, experience a new culture first-hand, and to develop friendships that are sure to last a lifetime.
Article and photos provided by French Teacher, Monsieur Lepetit Pictured are 22 NS High School students with their three teacher chaperons who journeyed to Paris and St. Malo, the latest in a thirty-year relationship with students of the city located in Brittany.