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Foreign Exchange/ New Student Interviews

Melvin Velasquez
11th Grade
Q: What do you think about the teachers at VCHS?
A: I think they’re really helpful. They really care and put it in
the effort to help their students reach their goals and I really
admire that.
Q: What about the students?
A: The majority are really friendly and I get along with 99% of
them.The students make the school good.
Q: Do you have a favorite teacher?
A: It’s hard to pick, but Mr. Kordik.
Q: Are you involved in any clubs or sports?
A: I was going to go out for football, but I didn’t want to and I
would like to be involved in clubs, but I missed club rush so I 
have to wait until the next semester.
Q: What do you think about the pep rallies and school events?
A: They’re great and I like them a lot compared to the ones at my old school.
Q: What school did you go to last year?
A: Rancho Buena Vista
Q: What are some differences between your old school and VCHS?
A: Definitely an improvement 100% everything is better. The staff and students, the way they put in the effort. It’s a big difference.
Q: What do you miss from your old school?
A:My friends.
Q: What is your favorite thing about VCHS?
A: The teachers, I love my teachers every single one of them.

Melvin 

Anton Miranda
11th Grade
Q: What do you think about the teachers at VCHS?
A: I like all my teachers. Mrs. Walford is amazing.
Q What do you think about the students?
A:They’re actually really friendly. They were really nice to me on
my first day.
Q: What school did you go to last year? 
A: Mira Mesa High School
Q: What were some differences between VCHS and Mira Mesa?
A: Mira Mesa has a lot more electives, college courses and sports.
Q: Who is your favorite teacher at VCHS?
A: Culinary II, Chef Storms is really cool.
Q: What do you miss about your old school?
A: Just my friends.
Q: Are you involved in any clubs or sports?
A: No
Q: What do you think about the pep-rallies and school events?
A: They’re pretty cool, the decorations are well made.
Q: What is your favorite thing about VCHS?
A: The friendliness of the staff and students.

Anton

Rania Price
10th Grade
Q:What do you think about the teachers at VCHS?
A: All my teachers are nice and helpful.
Q:What do you think about the students?
A: The students are nice. It took me time to make friends, but
I met the right ones.
Q: What school did you go to last year?
A: American High School in Fremont California near the bay
area.
Q: What were some differences between VCHS and your old
school?
A: My old school is like a city and crowded and here is less
crowded and the campus is nicer. 
Q: Do you have a favorite teacher?
A: I like P.E. and Mr. Poole.
Q: What do you miss from your old school?
A: I miss my friends and the city.
Q: What is your favorite thing about VCHS?
A: The people i’ve met definitely.
Q:What do you think about the pep rallies and school events?
A:The pep rallies are really loud and fun in a good way.

Rania and Friends

Napat Chaichana
11th Grade
Q:What do you think about the teachers at VCHS?What about
the students?
A: They are nice, it’s easy to talk to them.
Q:Who is your favorite teacher at VCHS?
A: Mr. Chew.
Q:How is this school different from your old school?
A: We didn’t get to choose our own class. It is 3 years of high
school and we had school uniforms.
Q:Are you involved in any clubs or sports? 
A: No, I’m not involved in any clubs.
Q:What do you think about the pep rallies? What about the school events?
A:They seem fun, even though I didn’t get to join them.
Q:Where did you go last year?/What country are you from?
A:I’m from Thailand.
Q:What is your favorite thing about VCHS?
A:Getting to meet new people.
Q:What do you miss the most from your about your country/school?
A:Well, I’m not used to the food here, so I kind of miss the food back home.
Q:Why did you choose California (VCHS)?
A:Vast variety of cultures.
Q:What weird food did you first try when you got here?
A:I first tried In and Out.
Q:What is the first thing you’re going to do when you get home?
A:Tell my family and friends about my experience here.

Napat

By Cristina Gaspar and Ignacia Lucero

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