October of 2017 marks the third annual exchange between AHS and Lycée Saint Jean Hulst. Return travel is planned for spring break 2018 and will include a visit to Mont St Michel, the D Day beaches of Normandy and the walled city of Saint Malo. The trip is open to students in French 2H and above, with preference given to students in French 3 and above.
Highlights of the exchange include the French students staying with American families, attending AHS and experiencing Atlanta and American culture. In exchange, our student will stay with French students and their families, attend their French high school, and visit Paris on various outings.
IIn April of 2017, fifteen AHS Spanish students traveled to Zaragosa, Spain to participate in a week-long exchange with students at IES Pablo Serrano. Highlights of the trip included stays in Barcelona and Sevilla, living with Spanish families and attending school with their exchange partners, and getting to experience Spanish culture first-hand.
In September 2017, students from Pablo Serrano will be coming to AHS to complete their part of the exchange. This was AHS' first exchange with a Spanish school.
Students in Mrs. Zhang's classes traveled to China in March 2015. There are no Chinese trips planned at this time.