The French Department is excited to announce the dates of this year's French Exchange with our sister school in Les Sables D'Olonne, Sainte Marie du Port. This is an alternating year visiting/hosting program; this spring we will be hosting 23 French students at BBHS. We are looking for BBHS families to host the students March 27 - April 9, 2020. French language skills are not a requirement to host, the focus of this exchange is as much cultural enrichment as it is on language development. BBHS students who host a French student will receive priority for participating in the exchange trip to France during the 2020-2021 school year.
About Saint Mary’s
Sainte Marie du Port is situated outside Nantes in Les Sables d’Olonne. The school’s student body is commensurable in size to Bishop Blanchet’s, comprising roughly 1000 students, some of whom board on campus. Nantes’ enviable location puts our sister city near Atlantic Ocean beaches, the Loire river and its historic castles, and a two-hour train ride from Paris. The school’s popular international program introduces its participants to schools in areas as widespread as Iceland, Australia, Ghana, and the United States! Help us make Seattle their very favorite city to visit.