March 3, 2024

The Pizen Switch Times

Established 2021

Yerington: Interested in Hosting an Exchange Student for the 2021/22 School Year?

Leah Wilkinson writes: “when I was a student at Yerington High School, some of my most life-enriching experiences were becoming friends with exchange students from Sweden, Brazil, Germany, and Japan.”

The Archer Family of Mason Valley hosted many of these students over the years.

Continue reading  to find out more about how participating in this program can  enrich the lives of host families and exchange students.


Sparks, Nevada resident and  International Student Exchange Representative Anna Spliethof – Hetu writes:

“Summer is here and we don’t have much time left to find Host Families before school begins in August. Our exchange students are eagerly waiting to hear if a family has chosen them. These students have been waiting months to hear if their dream will come true! Can you help make this a special year for these kids! I am committed to finding amazing families for these 3 wonderful students who would love to hear that a family has chosen them! I would love to make their dream come true, can you please help? Please call, text, email or send me a PM to be a part of this amazing experience! Anna (530)524-6992”