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Meet Kumushay!

February 10, 2014
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Meet Kumushay!

I recently sat down and had a conversation with one of CCHS’s newest students, Kumushay Rustamova. Kumushay is a Turkmen exchange student living in Concord and studying at CCHS.  She stayed with Emily ’14 and Gabby ’16 Koenig’s family for the first semester and will live with Allie Castillo’15 and her family for this...
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Breaking Educational Barriers Worldwide: Dr. Nurenberg’s Turkmenistan Conference

December 9, 2013
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Breaking Educational Barriers Worldwide: Dr. Nurenberg’s Turkmenistan Conference

From November 11th to November 14th, English teacher David Nurenberg attended the “The International Exhibition and Scientific Conference on Education, Sports, and Tourism in the Prosperous Era of the Powerful State” in Turkmenistan. The conference included delegates from over twenty five countries and was held by the Turkmen government in the capital of Turkmenistan,...
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Guychgeldi Sydykov to Give Speech at Congressional Reception

June 3, 2013
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Guychgeldi Sydykov to Give Speech at Congressional Reception

Congratulations to Guychgeldi Sydykov, who was selected to be one of two keynote speakers at a Congressional reception at Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 6th. He is this year’s exchange student from our sister school in Turkmenistan and was chosen from a pool of 179 applicants, all of whom were exchange students...
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Turkmenistan: A presentation by Guychgeldi Sytdykov

December 3, 2012
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Turkmenistan: A presentation by Guychgeldi Sytdykov

On Thursday, November 29, Guychgeldi Sytdykov gave a speech about his home country, Turkmenistan, to a crowd of around forty students, faculty, and parents. CCHS is one of few – if not the only – schools in the United States to have a sister-school relationship with Turkmenistan, a country most Americans know very little...
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My USA experience

November 14, 2011
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My entire life was just the typical life of a Turkmen, until I came to the USA. I was absolutely surprised at the life of American people. Turkmen people are used to living in apartments, and when comparing my country with the USA, everything is totally different: knowledge, perspectives, lives, education, and culture. First,...
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Thanksgiving Holiday

January 10, 2011
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A Turkmen exchange student’s reflection on experiencing Thanksgiving as a foreigner. For some people, the Thanksgiving holiday is more important than any other. I have found that if people have to live in a foreign country, it is often the only way for everyone to gather together and feel at home. This holiday makes...
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CC Welcomes Turkmenistan Exchange Students

November 8, 2010
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CC Welcomes Turkmenistan Exchange Students

For the third year in a row, Concord-Carlisle High School continues its unique program of hosting students from its sister school in Turkmenistan.  At the beginning of the school year, CC welcomed Gozelsha Shatlyyeva and Myrat Meterov, two students from the town of Balkanabat, Turkmenistan.  While exchanges to countries like France and Germany are virtually...
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CCHS forges foreign exchange program with Turkmenistan

May 17, 2010
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Few high schools may claim involvement in international diplomacy, yet since April 2008, Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) has fostered a relationship with Turkmenistan in conjunction with the U.S. State Department. The project has consisted of Turkmen exchange students attending CCHS, as well faculty trips to the Central Asian country, including one by CCHS teachers...
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