I’m thankful for my life in Oklahoma

  I’m thankful for my life in Oklahoma My name is Katka and I am an exchange student from Slovakia, but I live in Oklahoma right now with my host family. At first I flew to LA where I met my host family and we stopped on the way back in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam and Big Texan. … Read More

My goal was to have the best experience possible

  My goal was to have the best experience possible This week people asked me about my goals for 2020. I have never been a person that sets herself goals at the end of a year. I set myself goals whenever I feel like setting one. Last year when I came to the US my goal was to have the … Read More

Today it is exactly 4 months since I came to the US, to Texas

  Today it is exactly 4 months since I came to the US, to Texas Almost every day something excited happens and I don’t even have time to talk about it with my friends and family in Slovakia. I try to take pictures of all the things and people, but let’s be honest, the best moments can never be captured, … Read More

I joined the volleyball team at my school and I love it

  I joined the volleyball team at my school and I love it “My name is Celia and I’m staying with the Ramsey’s at Harbor Beach, Michigan. I joined the volleyball team at my school and I love it. I’ve never played volleyball before and I was nervous to join but I immediately made lots of friends and enjoyed the … Read More

An experience I won’t forget

  An experience I won’t forget “I’m having a great time in America and it’s an experience I won’t forget. I love my family. I have many good experiences here but my favorite is when we went to the Lions game. It’s my favorite team here and go to their big stadium with my family… It was super cool!” Javier … Read More

They are teaching me a lot about American culture

  They are teaching me a lot about American culture When on August, 8 I arrived at the airport and I saw them with a giant poster and two balloons I felt like the luckiest girl in the world, and now that 3 months have passed since that day I can truly say that. I love spending time with my … Read More

I got to know my family a little bit more

  I got to know my family a little bit more My family and I went to Lansing to see the hot air Ballons in my first week in the USA. It was so much fun and I also feel like it was kind of bonding… I got to know my family a little bit more, and I really appreciate … Read More

Sometimes it’s hard to adjust to living here because it’s so different

  Sometimes it’s hard to adjust to living here because it’s so different My exchange life here is great, but sometimes it’s hard to adjust to living here because it’s so different. I’m doing cheerleading but It’s gonna be competitive cheerleading soon, so I’m thinking about do another sport. I went to a Halloween party last Saturday. It was fun … Read More

Everything was decorated about scary things

  Everything was decorated about scary things So last weekend I went to past tense with my host family. There was a haunted house, a corn maze and a hayride. Everything was decorated about scary things since Halloween is soon. I had a great time although I didn’t feel like doing the haunted house because I could hear the screams, … Read More

My best experience so far was Homecoming

  My best experience so far was Homecoming I am staying in Michigan with my host family. The host family here has a lot of siblings and two dogs. We have done many things so far. I went to the Lions football game, high school sports games, and soon, a haunted house! My best experience so far was Homecoming. I … Read More