It has been a full day! At the outset, the students toured the school, and were greeted by the principal, Monsieur Guilbert, who offered us a warm and generous welcome.
Lycée Saint Martin faculty member Monsieur Février subsequently became our teacher, guide, and advisor for the day, leading the students through a bilingual writing lesson and then leading us — quite literally — through historic Rennes itself, where the above photograph was taken of our full group.
Shushu Fang and Nancy Zhou (’18 — pictured top), Carmela Daponte-Smith (’18–pictured middle), and (right to left) Macy Reid, Maya Butensky, Gaelen Carroll, Lauren Boyes, Maddie Duchesneau (’18 –pictured below) having croissants and other refreshments for breakfast at the Lycée:
Monsieur Février then led a lesson with our students — Shushu Fang (’18) and Katherine Bishop (’18):
And later, he led us on a tour of Rennes, using city structures and monuments to study the area from medieval to modern times: