Tag Archives: CFE

CFE group raising funds, planning trip to Ghana

Minnehaha students participate in a cultural field experience (CFE) every year, receiving opportunities for international travel. One of the international trips this year is to Ghana, in West Africa, where 14 students will travel for two weeks. They will visit the village of  Okurase near the capital Accra. Okurase has …

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Day 140 CFE Experiences

Students share their stories from this year’s CFE week. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 131 CFE Reflections

Students from varying grade levels share what they learned on their cultural field experience in assembly. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 14 CFE Planning

Early planning is done for the Cultural Field Experience in March. Photo by Maddie Binning.  

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CFE China Reflection

15 students and three teachers went to China for 10 days of CFE. This is their reflection of their trip. China from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. Produced by Jess Von Arx.

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CFE 2013: Where in the world?

Each year, Cultural Field Experience week (CFE) comes and goes with a great diversity of experiences and lessons learned. Whether the site is a 15 minute drive or an 18 hour plane ride away, each experience is individualized and every student takes away a different lesson based on what stood …

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Day 23 CFE Assembly

A group of students share stories from their trip to France last year for CFE. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Sounds of CFE week still ring true

Students share reflections on their Cultural Field Experience site visits last March What is one thing that makes Minnehaha Academy unique? Three little letters: C.F.E. Cultural Field Experience this March gave every student in grades nine to 11 the opportunity to learn about others, and for some it was a …

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Unwelcome changes at Peace House Africa

Peace House Africa Secondary School is taken over by church partner, school out of their control Frances Hoekstra, Talon staff writer “It’s a place where you have young people who otherwise would not have a chance being given a chance,” said CFE (formerly known as June Term) trip leader, International …

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