Eighteen French Students who are 9 and 10 years old are in Nevada City for a two week visit. Monica Daugherty, the Principal of Deer Creek school says a couple months ago a parent asked if they could host the students in the Deer Creek 4th grade class. With the classes so full already that wasn’t possible, but they did come up with another idea.
Daugherty says the French students are also fairly proficient in English and are teaching the Deer Creek students some French.
The French students arrived this week and will be staying for two weeks…
When the students are not integrating in classes at Deer Creek they will be going on field trips. Two teachers from France are accompanying them on their visit. Local families have also volunteered to host the students and teachers during their stay in Nevada City. They will be heading home at the end of next week.