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Orchestrating Cultural Exchanges Near and Far

Orchestrating Cultural Exchanges Near and Far

Laguna Beach High School’s French teacher Odile Dewar instills Francophile culture in her classroom by tapping resources wherever she finds them. While attending a meeting of French speakers in San Diego last fall, Dewar overheard hotel employees speaking French and befriended Haitian-born Jean Coriolan, who became a liaison for a classroom project. Dewar directed her […]

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Absorbing Culture Without a Passport

Absorbing Culture Without a Passport

Future opportunities for cultural exchanges between local students and their peers in Menton, France, were discussed in a recent video chat by school representatives. School board members Betsy Jenkins and Theresa O’Hare joined Laguna Beach High School Principal Joanne Culverhouse and French teacher Odile Dewar to confer over possible events. Their counterparts are from Lyceé […]