South Hosting Students & Teachers for Two Weeks

For the past two weeks, High School South has hosted 19 German students and 2 teachers from the Wilhelm-Hauff-Realschule in Pfullingen, Germany.

Organized by South teachers Mr. DeMarco, Mr. Sohl, and Mrs. Walsh, these students have been accompanying their American partners to school every day, and have been participating in fun excursions to local points of interest such as New York City, Island Beach State Park, and Princeton University.

The past two weeks have been a continuation of the Ambassadors in Sneakers Program started in 2015, when Toms River was chosen to participate by the German-American Institute of Tuebingen.  The American students will continue the exchange in June and July of this year when they visit the German students in Germany.

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Students and teachers enjoyed visiting Times Square and seeing other popular sites in New York City.

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Students and teachers kept warm by a bonfire they built in Island Beach State Park after a day in Seaside Heights where they also enjoyed boardwalk pizza.

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Frau Brinkmann, Herr DeMarco, and Frau Geisler enjoyed seeing the Statue of Liberty.  

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This showcase was designed and put together to welcome the German students and teachers to the United States.