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12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 2

For day 2 we will visit Sweden! Sven Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images   St. Lucia is an annual candlelit procession on December 13th. Swedish girls where white full-length gowns and sing songs together. One girl selected as "Lucia" who wears a crown a lit candles.       The Lucia celebrations include ginger snaps and [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 2

Malin Teaches about Sweden to Willard School

Swedish au pair Malin S. is spending her year in Pamela Mayer Caes' River Forest, IL cluster. As part of her UCLA course requirement she did a presentation to twenty 10 and 11 year olds at Willard School in River Forest, IL.  She showed where Sweden was on a map, and shared some general facts about [...]

By | August 13th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Malin Teaches about Sweden to Willard School

2018 Earth Day Contest Winner Ida S. from Sweden

Ida S. from Sweden, in Isabelle William's Kansas City cluster, submitted this photo with the following caption: "To celebrate Earth Day, my host kids and I walked around in the local park and picked up garbage from the ground.  I got to do my favorite activity, walking around, and at the same time care for [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 2018 Earth Day Contest Winner Ida S. from Sweden

International Women’s Day – Frida N. Trains as a Pilot

My name is Frida Norberg and I am from Sweden!  My counselor is Jennifer Minnitti. I just wanted to tell you real short about how my life change when I arrived to my host family in northern Virginia. I am on my second year together with them. It has changed my life forever and my [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Frida N. Trains as a Pilot
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