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9 May Victory Day Parade

The parade in Vladivostok for Victory Day, May 9th, was a unique opportunity to see first-hand the patriotism of the citizens of Vladivostok and their respect for military service men past and present. The entire parade route was flanked with … Continue reading

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8-9 May 2011 Victory Day Holiday (Part One)

The 8th of May is Mother’s Day this year in the U.S., and we have had the opportunity to celebrate it along with a Russian national holiday, Victory Day.  While we have received and sent Mother’s Day e-cards, emails, and … Continue reading

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7 May 2011 – Trip to Nakhodka

After our 3.5 hour drive from Vlad on Saturday morning, we arrived to the enthusiastic greetings from Tanya Ischenko, teacher of English at Municipal Educational Institution  Secondary School No 7, “Edelweiss,” in Nakhodka and 200 students.  The pace had us … Continue reading

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The Schools of Artyom, 6 May 2011

Talk about a whirlwind of a day! After an energizing drive in the efficient care of our van driver, Sascha, we broke into three groups to visit Artyom Municipal Grammar School, Grammar School “Khoreograficheskaya,” and School #6.  Artyom is about … Continue reading

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5 May 2011 – Victory Day Celebration at Litsey Boarding School “Burevestnik”

On the fifth of May we attended the Victory Day Ceremony at Director Aleksei Kutenkov’s school, Burevestnic, near Vladivostok. We were very honored to have been included and thank Director Kutenkov and his entire school for their gracious hospitality and … Continue reading

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4 May 2011 – Visit to Schools #26 and #28 in Vladivostok

We are so happy to be reuniting with the program’s twenty teachers from Primorsky Krai.  We and our five U.S. teachers visited two schools today, our first full day in Vladivostok launching our two week visit here. Wendy and Becky … Continue reading

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Returning to Vladivostok and Primorsky Krai

We are so excited to have this opportunity to return to Primorsky Krai, and this time with five U.S. teachers!  We thank our in-country partner of Asia Pacific School, Elena Novikova, and her colleagues (especially Maria and Olesya) for their … Continue reading

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