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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - June 3, 1990, Beckley, West Virginia 2 a a the Register Herald sunday june 3, 1990 Exchange students bid Farewell to by Juan Antonio Osuna Register Herald reporter despite ominous Grey skies and the threat of rain to foreign Exchange students gathered saturday afternoon at Lake Stephens for one last Happy get together before bidding Farewell to each other and to West Virginia. The students Are part of a program called american inter cultural student Exchange which places about 2,000 students a year in the ., said Iva Godfrey aise coordinator for West Virginia. The students Ages 15 to 18, will leave the country within the next few weeks after living with american families and attending american schools for the last to months. Some of the students were More glad to leave than others. Some were confused eager to return to their families and cultures but reluctant to leave the life they had Here. A i am glad to return because i want to see my family and my dog a said Blanca Morata 17, from Spain. But most of All she said she is looking Forward to a going out with friends until three in the the Spanish Exchange students in particular noted that teen age life in Southern West Virginia is restricted they Are not used to curfews the drinking age and the Lack of Public transportation. A there s not much to do a said 18-year-old Elisa Lopez. But she added a it has been Good for the Martin flirted 17, from Hamburg Germany said a on one hand i would like to see my family. On the other hand id like to stay a Little of american people he said a most of them Are pretty Nice especially when they find out you re a foreign Exchange Furter said he is curious about the political developments Between the two Germany. A a in a not exactly sure what a going on there. I just wonder How it will although All the students had studied English before coming their language skills developed at different rates based on the degree of similarity Between English and their native languages. Furter one of the top students in his English class said a sometimes its just easier to sex Cress things in English. I like it Etter than two danish girls also seemed to adapt Well to the language. During her 10-month stay Monica Nielsen not Only caught on to the language but also developed a unique accent blend of Lake Stephens hosted a last get together for 10 foreign Exchange students saturday afternoon. Pictured Are from left to right Mami Sannari and the Register Herald Dayton whittle Mami Hatton both from Japan and Monica Nielsen of Denmark. The students have spent the last 10 months living with area families. Southern West Virginia and danish. Catia Kusumi 17, born in Brazil but of japanese descent said it took her eight months to be Able to fully engage in conversation. A at first i talk English at All a she said. For two japanese girls Mami Hatton and Mami Sannari the interview was a bit awkward. Students speaking germanic languages clearly spoke better English than those speaking Romance languages or japanese. But the students All showed a sense of accomplishment for having adapted to a totally new environment. A it was a big Shock being without anybody who can speak your language a said Massumi. Often the students looked Back on initial impressions and laughed. Massumi said her first impression came while flying Over the West Virginia mountains. A i thought i was in the Amazon a she said with seriousness. Now she says a i want to come Back to visit or go to College. Its been really great to be although the Young people said plenty of Good things about the ., not All of their remarks were flattering. During a discussion about the Standard of living in the Compared to Spain Pablo Sancnez agreed that americans have More but said a a it a because they work like pigs. That a the Way they spend their life a the Standard of living is higher Here but life is better in Spain a he added. When asked How she liked american people Blanca Morata said a they Are then Elisa Lopez added a no one really has any friends Monica Nielsen from Denmark remarked in a later discussion a i done to know if its put on but they americans Are Kusumi when asked what she thought of the ., said a no comparing. Its two different Mami Hattori of Japan said the most striking thing about America for her was to see a the boys and the girls holding the aise program is not just a learning experience for the teens but also for Host families. Because of problems with his original Host family Pablo Sanchez changed his living situation. Since january he has lived with Ray Layne a pastor at the free methodist Church of Fairdale. Layne said a a he a been a Joy to me. In a sorry to see him go. Its like losing a brother and a Friend at jewel Wood an area representative for aise said that after hosting four children she has been invited to stay free in Japan and Spain. Wood said the parents of a japanese student she hosted have even offered to pay her airfare. Iva Godfrey the aise state coordinator encouraged families to Volunteer to be hosts. Interested families should Call 1-800-sibling. Raleigh dare program to graduate 640 fifth graders about 640 students will be graduating this week All of them fifth Grade students who i. 3 successfully completed the 16 the Register Herald publication no 07466854 published daily by Beckley newspapers 801 n Kanawha St Beckley w a 25801 Send address changes to . Drawer p Beckley. W a 25802-2813 Home delivery rate $7 75 monthly subscription rates by mail Only where we do not have established delivery service second class postage paid at Beckley daily and sunday tax total 1 year $99 $5 94 $104 94 6 months $49 50 $2.97 $52 47 3 months $24 75 $1 49 $26 24 general information Call 255-4400 week drug abuse resistance education dare program. Thomas j. Moran the dare officer with the Raleigh county sheriffs department said graduation programs Are set for june 4-8 at five Sites for la participating schools. Graduates will be sporting dare to shirts As they step Forward to receive their certificates. A student trom each class is also being invited to read an essay completed in conjunction with the program. The graduation ceremonies each beginning at 7 ., have been scheduled As follows Fairdale it. View and Pettus monday at mount View elementary Beaver and Daniels tues Day at Daniels elementary Coal City and Sophia soak Creek thursday at Coal City elementary and Shady Spring and Ghent Friday at Ghent elementary. The Dake program was offered for the first time this year by City and county Law enforcement officers to teach children How and Why to refuse drugs. News corrections Story ideas sports lifestyles business 255 4400 255-4458 255 4475 255-4474 255-4462 advertising display 255-4400 classified 252-8800 other areas 1 -800-950-0250 please read your and the first Day it is published for corrections Call the above numbers. Circulation Beckley calling area 255-4445 Oak he calling area 469-6870 other areas 1-800 950-0250 correction policy the Register Herald will Correct any errors it makes errors made in the news columns will be corrected on an inside Page lifestyles errors in lifestyles and sports errors in sports to make a correction Call 255-4400 Between 9 and 4 30 and ask for the appropriate department when connected with that department state your name the error and what the correction should be soviet acrobats hang out at West Virginia resort associated press Charleston the acrobatic troupe of a stranded soviet circus will go fishing in West Virginia while the leaders of tile company Hunt for work. About 40 acrobats with great circus Bim bom arrived saturday morning at the Silver Creek ski resort near Marlinton for a weeks free lodging. Meanwhile a three member circus was in Lexington ky., to try to arrange a summer appearance and 95 performers remained in Marietta ga., where the circus has been stranded since May 9 because of financial problems. The rest of the 125-member company is expected to arrive in West Virginia by monday night after contracts for a summer engagement Are signed circus tour spokesman John stallion said saturday. Stallion said the soviets Hope to spend the summer performing at a Kentucky theme Park or a Las vegas Casino and then try again to Start their aborted two year tour of the United states. He declined to name the Casino or theme Park involved in negotiations with the soviets. A now that the performers know they have something solid to go to it will make their stay Here in West Virginia a much More festive one a stallion said. Quot to be up Here away from All of the pressure is a real pleasure a he said. Quot when the russians heard it was West Virginia calling they hopped on the but circus performers refused to Board buses for West Virginia on thursday because the trip was arranged by their american promoters International show business of Florida. Stallion who worked for International show business said some of the circus acts chose to wait in Georgia for a Deal to be finalized. A some of them Felt that until the negotiations were Complete what was the sense of moving from one location to another a he said. To Debra Galford group sales director for the Pocahontas county ski resort said the soviets arrived about 8 . Saturday after a 13-hour bus ride. They were treated to a Continental breakfast and were then shown to their rooms she said. A they seem real Happy to be Here a Galford said. She said the troupe will be visiting area schools during their week Long stay but mostly the performers told her they were looking Forward to going fishing. A they were real excited because we have a lot of Rivers and creeks. We re going to give them time to rest and recuperate and take some of the stress and Strain off a Galford said. Area businesses have been raising Money and donating food for the circus performers said Cara Hefner director of the Pocahontas county tourism commission. The performers will also be taken on a tour of some of the local Sites including the Cass Scenic Railroad and the National radio astronomy Observatory in Green Bank she said. A ifs Beautiful Here. They were in Atlanta so in a sure this is a big change for them. get to see a part of America they never thought they a see a Hefner said. On sunday the acrobats staying at Silver Creek were to attend a Church service among a tiny interdenominational congregation in the area said pastor Norman aldermen. In addition to leading the congregation at Cummings Creek Victory Chapel Aldermon also is a county commissioner Hamrick says Coal Fine reduced by $6,000 for political reasons Charleston a former gov. Arch Moore a administration lowered a Fine against a Coal operator by $6,000 for political reasons a state official said. De Hamrick then an assessor for the division fined Nicholas county Coal operator Carl Gray Beal $7,500 for moving More than 200 tons of Coal mine refuse into a residential neighbourhood in Summersville without a permit in 1984, Graybeal a Fine was reduced to $1,500 by Michael Fotos who at the time was Deputy director of what was then called the department of natural resources a my decision was Correct and in accordance with the Law a said Hamrick who since has become director of the division. Priddy s open 8-7 Sat. 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