Tag: Turkmenistan

A Glimpse into Turkmenistan

This scholastic year, CCHS is joined by Janet Genjiyeva, an exchange student from the state of Lebap, in Turkmenistan. Janet is part of the Flex Exchange program, a group that gives scholarships to young students in Eurasia to come to America. In…

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…

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…

My USA experience

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…

Thanksgiving Holiday

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…

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…

CCHS forges foreign exchange program with Turkmenistan

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,…