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Fushiki High School guests visit Fort Wayne, Bishop Luers

The Bishop Luers High School community is invited to welcome the 23 students and two teachers from Fushiki High School in Japan.
On Monday, March 13, the students shadowed the Bishop Luers students to classes. The evening included bowling with the host families. See photo album.

On Tuesday, the students met with Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, attended a luncheon and toured downtown. See photo album.
On Tuesday evening, March 14, in the media center from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the visitors shared their Japanese culture. See photos.
On Wednesday, March 15, an all-school assembly welcomed the visitors. The Japanese visitors performed a music and dance performance, introduced themselves to the student body and presented gifts to the school. Host families also attended the presentation. Bishop Luers presented gifts to the visitors. The Bishop Luers cheerleaders led the school song and a cheer, and the dance team will perform. See photos here.

On Thursday, the Japanese visitors will fly to Washington, D.C., for sightseeing.
Fushiki High School is located in the port city near Fort Wayne's sister city, Takaoka. The school has been Bishop Luers' Japanese sister school since 1984. The Bishop Luers World Culture Club is the host organization and teacher Karen Marciano, club moderator, has coordinated the student exchange for the past 25 years. Bishop Luers students will visit Japan in July 2018.