The 2014 World Languages Overseas Educational Excursions
Overseas Travel Programs: To be in further compliance with New York State and National Standards for World Languages concerning communication skills and intercultural understanding, Half Hollow Hills has reinstated our travel abroad program. We look forward to providing our students with an opportunity to interact with the people in France, Italy and Spain. One day we will travel to China and Taiwan as well! This page provides pertinent information and links for parents/guardians and students who have either registered or are considering registering for a World Language Educational Excursion. Please note that only students who are enrolled in a World Language course and are in grade 12 can participate and join us on our trips.
2014 Documents for Overseas Trips
Documents are to be read, completed and returned to the Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education at the Fran Greenspan Administration Center in Room 104.
A meeting for Parent(s)/Guardian(s) to discuss the overseas trips was held:
March 21, 2013
Click HERE for The Agenda
Click HERE to listen the audio version of the meeting. The digital recording follows the Agenda above. Please call me if you have any questions.
by calling 631-592-3020
The PDF of the two possible trips:
Andalusian Fiesta: Spain
La Storia Dell'Arte: Italy and France
Click on the link to download the ACIS 2014 Registration Booklet:. Please make sure to use your child's legal name on all future documents for this trip. It must match the name on the passport.
Once the trip has been confirmed, please download, complete and return the documents to Mr. O'Farrell's office in the Fran Greenspan Administration Center. Click HERE for the documents.
View the images of Spain - Courtesy of Perry Koenig ('11 HSW)
Click on the images below to be redirected to specific websites
The American Counsel for International Studies (ACIS) is the company that was selected to provide our students with exceptional tours. The educational excursions we selected for the February 2012 break:
ACIS Links to Scholarships and Fund Raising:
ACIS Scholarship Opportunity: Essay Contest Link
ACIS ChipIn Fundraiser: Family and friends can provide money to your cause. Read more.
The link will provide useful information as you begin the process of obtaining a passport for your child. Information is also provided if the passport needs to be renewed.
Read Rick Steve's useful suggestions for tourists. To visit the Official Tourism Boards of the countries below, please click on the images.
Tourism Board of France
Tourism Board of Italy
Tourism Board of Spain