World Heritage Family Newsletter

North Central Region :: Spring 2015

Spring is just around the corner!

We have begun our search for more wonderful families like your own!


We know that word of mouth referrals work the best. So as a thank you, to YOU our host families, and our students we will give a $250 referral fee to any family you refer to us who hosts one or two of our students for the upcoming school year.


Please contact your area rep for more information.

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FLEX student joins March in Selma, Alabama

Pictured: 4th from the Left-- Meerim Zhanybek kyzy a FLEX student living with the Fagan/York family in Lakweood, Colorado.


The 50th anniversary recognition of the Voting Rights March came to Selma, Alabama, this year and students from Jefferson County Open School were there to celebrate the historic event.


The students, 17 members of a year-long Black American History class, and two teachers left on March 4 to drive to Selma, and along the way they visited historical sites related to the civil rights movement like the Brown vs. Board of Education Historical Site in Topeka, Kansas, and the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee.

While in Selma, the students will participate in workshops, listen to former and current voting rights activists and participate in the 54-mile march from Selma to Montgomery over five days.


Read the full article here

Upcoming Student Departures

Our partner offices overseas book students’ return flights. Flight letters will be sent directly to you/student.


Things to know:

· All students travel on e-tickets and MUST have their Passport and I-94 form in their passport

· Students must return home on their assigned flight

· Have students check the baggage restrictions online in advance, so they can be prepared to send things home, or pay the additional baggage fees