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Host an International Guest

Since 2011, 250+ TVS students and faculty have home-hosted 260+ international guests from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, England, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Last year, 70 TVS students hosted students from Germany, Hungary, Japan, Sweden, and Taiwan virtually in our first Virtual Hosting Exchange.

International in-person guests stay for 10 days to 10 months, and we are always looking for new hosts, and Virtual Hosting lasts throughout the school year, officially, and for a lifetime for many.  

This academic year (2022-23), we will host about 30 guests from Australia, Bolivia, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Scotland, and Switzerland!

Fall 2022:

1. HOST FOUND! Dutch student guest (male, 10th grade): Host Renard as he returns to TVS (he stayed with us 5 years ago) from approximately Aug. 28-Sept 7. Host can be the same age, younger, or older. Contact Dr. Roemer to learn more or sign up!

2. HOSTS FOUND! German high school students (female & male, 9-11th graders): Host 1-2 German students from our partner school Auguste Viktoria Gymnasium in our Sister City of Trier from approximately Sept. 27 - Oct 7. Host can be the same age, younger, or older. Contact Dr. Roemer to learn more or sign up!

3. HOSTS FOUND! Danish Assistant Teacher (female, 25 years old): Host Lisa during her placement at TVS, working mostly with our 10th grade English and 6th grade Global Studies students. Hosting includes a $100/week stipend for host family. Contact Dr. Roemer to learn more or sign up!

CONTACT DR. ROEMER TODAY FOR MORE INFO OR TO SIGN UP FOR VIRTUAL HOSTING EXCHANGES!

SPRING 2023:

4. HOST FOUND! Bolivian high school student (male, 18); attending classes in the Upper School from Jan 4-28.

5. Swiss Assistant Teacher (male, 20s): Host Flavio during his placement in 9th grade World History classes (approx. Jan 14 - Feb 11) Hosting includes a $100/week stipend for host family. Contact Dr. Roemer to learn more or sign up! 

6. Swedish Assistant Teacher (female, 20s): Host Natalie during her placement (approx. Jan 28 - Feb 28) at TVS, working mostly with our US Spanish students. Hosting includes a $100/week stipend for host family. Contact Dr. Roemer to learn more or sign up! 

7. Australia 1:1 Exchange: Host a 10th grader from Whitsunday Anglican School (Mackay, Queensland) from around April 1 - 30 AND stay with that same student's family in Mackay in July! (4-5 students max; current 9/10th graders can apply by Nov 4)

8. Scottish 1:1 Exchange: Host an 8th grade girl from St. George's School for Girls (Edinburgh) from around April 1 - 22 AND stay with that same student's family in Edinburgh for 3 weeks from the end of May to mid-June! (4-6 students max; current 8th grader girls can apply by Nov 4)

Host Family testimonial: “I think that by bringing students from other countries to TVS we are expanding our students’ vision for themselves in the world.”

Global friendships start here.