Itinerary for Grenoble/John Jay exchange

mercredi 13 juin 2007
par  Marie-Line Bouhatous

Un article écrit par Silvana Diksa, professeur d’anglais au lycée Champollion à Grenoble

ITINERARY FOR GRENOBLE/JOHN JAY EXCHANGE
OCTOBER 19, 2006 - NOVEMBER 2, 2006
Information for Exchange Students

Oct. 19 Thurs
* Arrive : met at school and taken home by host family pickup 11-11:30 pm

Oct. 20 Fri
* Welcome Breakfast at school 7:30 - 8:45
* Orientation presentation at school 8:45 - 9:45
* Team Building
10-1:00



* The Mountain Workshop
* Lunch : in John Jay cafeteria 1-2:00
* Host students : can join during lunch and a free
period
* Exchange students : dress comfortable for activity Indoor and outdoor and must wear sneakers

* Evening : Party at Carol Durante’s 7:00-10:00 pm
24 Autumn Ridge Road, South Salem
* For Exchange and host students
* Country Western theme
* Dress : casual

Oct. 21/22 Sat/Sun
* with Host family

Oct. 23 Mon
* John Jay High School 7:45 - 2:17 pm
* With host student and special programs on
immigration
* Dress : casual

* Welcome dinner “American Diner” 6:30 pm

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* Dress : nice

Oct. 24 Tues
* AM : John Jay Homestead : home of first US chief judge

* Orientation at John Jay High School 8:00-8:15
* Tour historic home 8:30-9:30
* Visit Katonah village 9:45-11:00 * Lunch : picnic or bus
* PM : Pound Ridge Reservation : orienteering 11:15-1:45
* Dress : comfortable for activity outdoors

* Rain alternative : Katonah Art Museum (9:45 - 10:45)
* Movie at Katonah Library ( 11 - 1:45)

Oct. 25 Wed
* NYC for two days
* AM : Metropolitan Museum of Art or Guggenheim 10-11:30

* Lunch : Bryant Park (weather permitting) or bus
* Visit to Times Square, Broadway 12-1:30

* PM : Matinee performance of “Lion King” 1:45-5:00
* Dinner : Heartland Brewery at Empire State Building 6:00 - 8:00 pm

* Empire State Building Observation deck 8:30-9:30 pm

* Night spent at Youth Hostel - 10:00 pm
891 Amsterdam Ave. (at 103rd St.)

* Host students : will return home with chaperone
via Metro North after performance
* Exchange : Dress nicely but able to walk in NY City
Bring umbrellas if it will rain
BRING OVERNIGHT CASUAL CLOTHES
IN BACKPACK TO SCHOOL

Oct. 26 Thurs
* Breakfast at hostel
* AM : Ferry to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island


9:30am
(Immigration museum)
* Lunch : Ellis Island café 11:00 -
** times for rest of day are unscheduled**

* PM : Nat’l Museum of American Indian
(open until 5 pm)
* South Street Seaport Museum
(open until 5 pm)
* Dinner in South Street food court 7:00 pm pick up
Dress : casual from NYC

Oct. 27 Fri
* Orientation on Rockefeller family 8-8:30
(wealthy, philanthropic family)
* AM : Tour of Kykuit : Rockefeller estate


9:30-12:4
* Lunch : Bus or picnic at Stone Barns
* PM : Tour of Stone Barns 1:15-2:30
self-sustaining organic farm
* Dress : casual 3:30 return

* Evening : Lake Compounce Haunted Graveyard 6 pm-11 pm
* Host students : available to all bus from/to JJ
* Dress : casual and warm !!

Oct. 28/29 Sat/Sun with Host families
* Optional : Lake Compounce rain date

Oct. 30 Mon
* NYC : 7:45 departure
* AM : United Nations tour with French guide

10-12:00
* Lunch : bus or park (weather permitting)
* PM : Walk up 5th Avenue to
* Rockefeller Center, Central Park 3:00 leave NYC

* Dress : casual and but able to walk in NYC

Oct. 31 Tues
* Trip Review with Ms. Diksa at John Jay 7:45 - 9:00
* Tour and lunch at Stew Leonard’s, Danbury 9:45 - 11:00
(large and unique food market)
* Visit the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Ct. 11:30 - 1:00
* PM : John Jay High School Halloween parade 1:30 pm
* Dress : casual and a costume optional



Nov. 1 Wed
* Tour American Museum of the Moving 7:45 departure
* Image : Astoria, Queens
* Lunch : on bus 2:00 return
* Dress : casual

* Evening : Farewell party “Baseball” theme

Nov. 2 Thurs
* Breakfast at Dimitri’s Diner in Ridgefield 8:30 - 9:30
* Visit town of Ridgefield, Ct. 9:30-11:00
* Depart John Jay : 2:00 for JFK
* Lunch : in bus on way to airport
* Exchange : Dress comfortable for travel
* COME TO SCHOOL WITH ALL LUGGAGE


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