GAPP April 3 & 4, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

  • Mr. Lader will ride an activity bus up to Charlotte to pick up our German friends. Their plane should land between 
    4:30 pm and 5:00 pm.  Then they have to clear customs and get their luggage. 
  • After leaving the airport, Mr. Lader will send a group text via Remind.
  • If we stop to eat something, Mr. Lader will send a group text .
  • When we’re about an hour away from Aiken, Mr. Lader will send a group text .
  • When we arrive at Aiken HS, please pick up your new German friend at the senior parking lot (beside the World Languages hall). #excitingadventurebegins

Thursday, April 4, 2019

  • Period 1: We’ll meet at Mr. Lader’s room at the beginning of first period. We’ll enjoy a nice breakfast and talk about the program. American hosts are welcome to spend first period.
  • Be 100% sure that you and your partner know where to meet at the end of the day. I suggest my room, but that’s up to you. (You should have a default meeting place any time you cannot find each other at school.)
  • Period 2: We’ll get badges made and do a brief orientation.
  • Period 3: Mr. Lader’s German IV & V class will do a school tour with our new friends.
  • Between periods three and four, please come pick up your German partner. 
  • Lunch: Make sure you have packed a nice bag lunch for your guest. Please do this every school day.
  • Periods 4 – 7: Your German partner shadows you. Send him or her to me for any classes where shadowing is not possible or desirable.
  • At the end of the school day, take your new friend home.  
  • If you need to do so, don’t hesitate to contact Mr. Lader any time day or night during this visit.
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