Oct. 24, 2012

Farewell to the German Exchange students!!

Last night the school held a pot luck supper and social to say goodbye to the German Exchange students.  Each Canadian student presented their partner with a scarf in the Sal colours and with the date of the exchange :)  

There were activities for the Canadian students to take part in - making friendship bracelets, signing pumpkins and taking part in a language skills test in front of a 'jury'.  They also had a 'photobooth' with funny props to take souvenir pictures :)  

Susannah and I sat with the German teachers husband and their Daughter, and we enjoyed chatting to him about his Honeymoon in Scotland and various trips through England - including losing a  student on the tubes in London lol!

After the supper, Susannah and I headed out to pick up a few last minute gifts for Kevin to take home, and Laurence took Kevin and some friends to do bowling on Gateway Blvd.  They had a great time and I think it was a good choice for Kevins last night here :)  

Today we headed in to the school in time to say goodbye before Kevin got on the bus!  Many of the students and their Canadian friends were in tears and there was a lot of hugging!  We all said goodbye and then we left Laurence and his friends to it!  

Kevin sent me a text from the airport - he is really sad to be leaving which is lovely to hear as it means he enjoyed his time here and had a good holiday!  We really did get lucky with Laurences exchange partner :)  And we enjoyed showing him our home and little part of this fabulous country :)  

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