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Thomas Schaper has been named the ICES Student of the Month for January. Thomas is from Berlin, Germany and is living with the...


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In 2014, Issy Rushton was a spunky 15-year old girl who charmed the community of Florence, Oregon with her enthusiasm, energy,...


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Around the world gift-giving traditions vary on special occasions of all kinds. Who gives gifts to whom? When? How should a...


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ICES is pleased to announce that Cailin Valtink has been selected as the ICES Student of the Month for December. Cailin is...


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It all began as an experiment: what would German exchange students like to make or bake for their American host families?


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By ICES On November 27, 2020

Giving Thanks: Photo Contest Winners

During this season of gratitude, we asked our students and host families to share a photo or video depicting an aspect of...


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ICES extends heartfelt congratulations to Ettore Sabbatini for being selected as the ICES Student of the Month for November!...


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Jami Dauphin once thought her life was rather conventional - even a tad boring. It was nothing special, to be sure. Or was it?


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Tags: Host an exchange student, Host mom, Reasons to host,

As host parents we have a lot of explaining to do - the fun (even funny) kind of explaining. For example:


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