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Sisters Study for High-Stakes Exam in France

By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief

While many West Bend students are preparing for the ACT, Pauline and Julianne Buisard are studying for their “bac” exam in France.

Pauline and Julianne, twin sisters who spent their ninth and tenth grade years at West Bend West High School, returned to their hometown of Nantes, France last August. Now juniors, they have been preparing for their upcoming baccalauréat exam, which they must pass in order to graduate from high school. Continue reading

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‘They Took My Plane Ticket’: French Exchange Students Surprised by Security Checks

By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief

Entering the United States was quite stressful for French student Noémie Bontron. Continue reading

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Cookies for a Cause

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Cheyenne Roach and Erin Richards decided to bake cookies to help orphans in Haiti.

By Beth Williams, Current Staff

When they heard about a poor orphanage in Haiti, Cheyenne Roach and Erin Richards knew they wanted to raise some money for charity. But instead of just asking their families and friends for donations, they came up with their own unique idea to raise money—bake cookies. Continue reading

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A Helping Hand for a Broken Leg

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Marco Lisius shows off his broken leg while speaking to French students.
After learning of his injury, students raised $1,000 for Lisius and
the orphanage that he runs in Haiti.

 By Ben Johnson, Current Staff

After dedicating a large part of his life to helping people, Marco Lisius was the one desperately in need of assistance while visiting West Bend last fall.

Lisius is the head of the MABO Orphanage in Haiti. In September, he came to the West Bend High Schools and visited the French classes because he is from Haiti, a French-speaking country.

But on September 29, he suffered an injury while playing soccer with West social studies teacher Tony Zappia, who was hosting Lisius at his home.

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