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Caught in The Web

Patch American H.S.

What's it like to be an American student going to school in a foreign country? Visit Patch American High School in Germany and you'll discover that the experience can be quite rewarding.

As their homepage proclaims, Patch is the "home of the first High School Web server in Europe." They have been "online since March 22, 1994" with "over one million served!"

The Patch Web site is simply one of the best school sites on the Web. The highlights are just too many to mention, but here are some favorites.

The German Department has dedicated a page to the school's host country, with German sights and events highlighted. Be sure to listen to the German Phrase of The Day, a particularly fun page. Another fun page describes the Patch Stereogram Project. The Math, Art, and Music Departments have teamed to explore the creation of stereogram images. Their school movie theater offers a glimpse of their school. The Art Department serves some beautiful samples of student work. A recent featured selection, Release by Becky Bird, is definitely worth a look. Her talent is obvious.

As is the talent of all of the students involved in the creation of the Patch Web site. Visit soon. Visit often.


Who will be "Caught in The Web" next month? Feel free to send us suggestions.


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