Welcome to Sion-USA!
Notre Dame de Sion School in Kansas City is pleased to welcome two French students from Sion Evry in Paris who will be attending our school. Joséphine Breuleux and Sarah Pellé arrived in mid-October and will be staying with their American Sion sisters and visiting their class schedules with them. Vive Sion!
As Kansas City’s premiere international school, Notre Dame de Sion prides itself in providing opportunities for our students to have hearts larger than the world while taking part in the priceless experience of encountering other cultures.
In order to ensure that each student enjoys her international student exchange experience, we would like for each interested applicant to understand that the ideal candidate will:
- Have the desire to experience and embrace cultural diversity.
- Have flexibility in her schedule while hosting an exchange student.
- Have 3 – 4 weeks in the summer to travel.
- Have character and integrity as demonstrated by actions both in and outside of school.
- Have the ability to travel while hosting an exchange student to provide exposure to American culture
- Have proper space to host an exchange student.
Who: Our Lady of Sion College in Melbourne
When: Australians come here from late December 2014 to late January 2015. We travel to Australia for the month of July 2015.
Open to: All Juniors
Who: Colegio Sion in Rio de Janeiro, Colegio Nossa Senhora de Sion Batel in Curitiba, Colegio Nossa Senhora de Sion Solitude in Curitiba, Colegio Nossa Senhora de Sion Higienopolis in São Paulo, Escola São Teodoro de Nossa Senhora de Sion Vila Maria in São Paulo, Colegio São Jose dos Padres de Sion Ipiranga in São Paulo.
When: Brazilians come here from late December 2014 to late January 2015. We travel to Brazil from mid-June to mid-July or for all of July 2015, depending on the city.
Open to: All Sophomores and Juniors, including boys studying at Rockhurst HS. Any Sion student may host a Brazilian student without going to Brazil herself
Who: Colegio Nuestra Señora de Sión in San José, Costa Rica
When: "Ticos" come here in January 2017. We travel to Costa Rica in June 2017.
Open to: All Sophomores and Juniors.
Who: Notre Dame de Sion in Evry or Marseille
When: We travel to France in June 2015. Sometimes, these families/schools only host in which case their students do not come to KC.
Open to: Juniors studying French
Who: Canisiusschule Ahaus – A Catholic school in Ahaus, Germany
Where: Germans come here from Spring Break to Easter 2015. We travel to Germany in July 2015.
Open to: All Sophomores and Juniors
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