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McCluer High School is blessed with students of every make and model from every corner of the earth.  We are grateful this week of all of our students and want to recognize those International Students that have not yet been recognized this year.  Like the flags presented in our Hub, these students bring color, flair, creativity, and ingenuity to our doorstep every day.  Thank you for being who you are and sharing your cultures with us!

Name: Rawan Alfala

Country of Origin: Syria

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Languages spoken: English and Arabic

Favorite activities: spend time with my family and with my cat  

Favorite music/movie: Programs for kids

Length of time in United States: three years

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States?There are a lot of languages

What do you miss most about your home country? My family and my friends

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? The ruins of Palmyra

 

Name: Islam Alfaqieh

Country of Origin: Jordan

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Languages spoken: Arabic and English

Favorite activities: table tennis

Favorite music/movie: The Bourne Ultimatum

Length of time in United States: 2 months

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? The system

What do you miss most about your home country? A lot of friends

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? Petra

 

 

Name: Roa’a Alfaqieh

Country of Origin: Jordan

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Languages spoken: English and Arabic

Favorite activities: shopping with my friends

Favorite music/movie: my favorite movies are action and comedies

Length of time in United States: 2 years

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? That 9 grade through 12 grade study together

What do you miss most about your home country? My family and my friends

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? Petra

 

 

Name: Amir Avdonin

Country of Origin: Kyrgyzstan

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Languages spoken: Russian and Kyrgyz

Favorite activities: Sports

Favorite music/movie: I am a music lover, I do not have a favorite movie

Length of time in United States: Six months

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States?

I can choose lessons for myself

What do you miss most about your home country? My family

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? Main square

 

 

Name: Ali Darhassan

Country of Origin: Palestine

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Languages spoken: Arabic and English

Favorite activities: everything

Favorite music/movie: everything  

Length of time in United States: 2  years

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? The language is hard.

What do you miss most about your home country? My people

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? Jerusalem

 

 

Name: Mohamd Hamed

Country of Origin: PALESTINE and the USA.

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Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Hebrew, Spanish

Favorite activities: Everything

Favorite music/movie: Rap/Undisputed

Length of time in United States: I was born here, but lived in Palestine.

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? Nothing is surprising

What do you miss most about your home country? Friends, everything

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? Home

 

 

Name: Elvis Kaniaru

Country of Origin: Kenya

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Languages spoken: English/Swahili/a tribal language called Kikuyu

Favorite activities: soccer running and acting

Favorite music/movie: All music/ funny movies

Length of time in United States: 8 months

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? School is so big and the teachers are so helpful.  

What do you miss most about your home country? Animals, my friends, and food

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? Mombasa Beach

 

 

Name: Geovani Mejia

Country of Origin: El Salvador

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Languages spoken: Spanish and English

Favorite activities:  Soccer

Favorite music/movie: I like action movies

Length of time in United States: three years

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? I’m surprised when I hear many language spoken at school.

What do you miss most about your home country? I miss my family and my culture.

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? I like to visit the beaches of my country and my friends and family.

 

 

Name: Abed Mohd’Jaber

Country of Origin: Jordan

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Languages spoken: Arabic

Favorite activities: soccer, swimming

Favorite music/movie: Quran, any new good movie on Netflix

Length of time in United States: 3 months,but l came to United States 9 times

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? every thing

What do you miss most about your home country? my real friends and my family]

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? The downtown

 

Name: Thanh Ly

Country of Origin: Vietnam

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Languages spoken: Vietnamese, Cantonese, and English

Favorite activities: Soccer

Favorite music/movie: Kpop, Marvel

Length of time in United States: 7 years

What is one surprising thing about high school in the United States? The schools are big, and school is free.

What do you miss most about your home country? Family, friends, food

Where is your favorite place to visit in your country? Ho Chi Minh City

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