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“My family in Mexico is like … I used to live with my grandma, and 2 cousins, with my father and mom, and we were 6 in the house ... now we are living just my parents and me in the house … There was no exchange program in my school (Bachillerato Pedro Arrupe, a Jesuit School in Mexico),...
Imagine yourself in a different country, with a different language, different friends, a different school, and even different weather patterns. While these differences may seem intimidating to most, some are willing to take a leap of faith to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to a foreign country. For the first time in five years, Jesuit hosted exchange students from...
Ten Peruvians walk out of the gate at DFW after an 8-hour flight from Lima, Peru. Excited about the 5-week long journey in America they were about to embark on, each of them was greeted by Mrs. Maggard and then boarded a bus to Jesuit where they met, or in my case, reunited with their Jesuit brothers. Three of the...
2015 marks the beginning of the new Peruvian foreign exchange program. Our Mexican exchange program, which will occur for the seventh consecutive year this spring, allows for six students of all grade levels to spend five weeks experiencing life at our campus. This year, however, five students traveled 3400 miles from Lima to Dallas for the first time. Mr. Perry,...
Although it has only been a tradition for six years, the foreign exchange program has become well-known among Jesuit students. This year’s program concluded this past Monday, April 21. Every year, six Mexican students, ranging from ages 15-18 come and stay with six Jesuit host families for five weeks. Mr. Rich Perry, co-chair of the community service and social justice...
For the fourth consecutive year, Jesuit is hosting exchange students from Mexico, allowing them to attempt to experience the United States at a brother Jesuit school. The group of five exchange students will be attending classes like all other students from Jesuit Dallas, hoping to experience a taste of the Jesuit brotherhood. Championed by Mike Earsing, Tom Garrison, Jesuit Conselors,...
Six students from el Instituto de Ciencias, the Jesuit high school of Guadalajara, Mexico, and the largest of the country, arrived in Dallas February 1, 2011, as a part of the seven-week exchange program between their school and Jesuit Dallas. Though the two schools have worked in conjunction on projects for six years now, the exchange program is in its third...

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