Its goal: to provide an overview (with details!) of what makes Chief Sealth an International High School.
There are many opportunities for Chief Sealth International students to travel the world. Applications are already past due for Global Visionaries (Guatemala), One World Now! (Morocco), NSLI-Y (fully funded language programs in several countries), and the CSIHS China Exchange Program. But there are more opportunities on the horizon.
Students: You're eligible for travel grants ranging from $500-$1500. Applications should be turned in to Mr. Zeichner in Room 235. Here's the application. Deadline: Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
Travel to Japan next summer with CSI's very own Mr. Hansell. Chief Sealth IHS is developing a sister school relationship with Ritsumeikan Moriyama High School. A group of students from Moriyama, Japan will be visiting our school this spring. See Mr. Hansell for more details.
Travel to Veracruz Mexico with Many Voices One Tribe. During this five week program, participants will engage in critical discussions, cross cultural competency building, Spanish language immersion, writing workshops, and digital media training. This program is a point of entry not only into the unique mix of cultures that create Mexican identity, but into a broader conversation about social identity. Many Voices One Tribe will accept 16 young writers of color between the ages of 15-18. Applications have been reopened.
Attention 16-18-year-old girls! Spend a week in August with young women from Japan and South Korea in Seattle as part of the State Department-sponsored Youth Leadership Program with Japan & South Korea. Applications are due March 2.
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. The exchange students arrive from their home country shortly before school begins and return at the end of the school year or semester.
Noah Zeichner teaches IB Theory of Knowledge and Global Visionaries, & is
the Global Education Resource Teacher. Zeichner writes and publishes Chief
Sealth International Global Talk - a newsletter covering opportunities and
activities for and by high school students and their teachers.