Coming to America

Coming+to+America

Brandon Woods, Editor-in-cheif

By: Brandon Woods

Editor-in-chief

 

Steffen(issue 1)Steffen Heesch

Hometown: Hamburg, Germany

Age: 16

Native language: German

Hobbies: Swimming

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To learn the English language.”

First impression of North: “It’s really big and fun.”

 

Clemence(Issue 1)Clémence David

Hometown: Bordeaux, France

Age: 16

Native language: French

Hobbies: Shopping and hanging out with friends

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To have the experience of living in America.”

First impression of North: “I thought it was very scary because there were a lot of people.”

 

Lucas (issue 1)Lucas Pinto

Hometown: São Lourenço, Brazil

Age: 16

Native language: Portuguese

Hobbies: Playing sports and video games

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To get the experience of living in another country.”

First impression of North: “It was very different than what I’m used to.”

 

Ligia (Issue 1)Ligia Sorroche

Hometown: Pindamonhangaba, Brazil

Age: 17

Native language: Portuguese

Hobbies: Being with friends and family

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To see what the American culture is like.”

First impression: “It’s a very nice school.”

 

 

Pablo (issue 1)Pablo Vallejo

Hometown: Madrid, Spain

Age: 17

Native language: Spanish & German

Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and playing soccer

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To get my grade in English.”

First impression of North: “I thought it was pretty big and I was amazed by the amount of people.”

 

Nina(issue 1)Nina Henkel

Hometown: Rheinbreitbach, Germany

Age: 15

Native language: German

Hobbies: Dancing

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To see how different life can be.”

First impression of North: “Everything was different and less strict than back at home.”

 

Michael (David)- issue 1Michael “David” Holt

Hometown: Oldenburg, Germany

Age: 16

Native language: German

Hobbies: Soccer & acting

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To learn the English language and experience a different culture.”

First impression of North: “There were way more African Americans than what I’ve seen back in Germany.”

 

Ana(issue 1)Ana Hermida-Perez

Hometown: Pontevedra, Spain

Age: 16

Native language: Spanish

Hobbies: Basketball

Reason for wanting to come to America: “I listen to American music and I always wondered what it would be like to live here.”

First impression of North: “It was everything that I expected.”

 

Ruben(issue 1)Ruben Pozo Montalvo

Hometown: Madrid, Spain

Age: 16

Native language: Spanish

Hobbies: Skating

Reason for wanting to come to America: “To learn English and meet new people.”

First impression of North: “I really, really like it.”