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1876 - 223-foot Soledad train tunnel completed; last tunnel on line linking L.A. & S.F. [story]
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scvchineseschoolSeventh- through eleventh graders from Shanghai and Zhengzhou, China, will call Santa Clarita Valley “home” for the next two weeks starting Wednesday, Jan. 15.

During their winter-break visit, sponsored by the nonprofit SCV Chinese School’s International Exchange Foundation, the eight students will live with host families while learning about the American education process and life.

Students will attend classes at the Albert Einstein Academy, participate in lectures and community services, meet with Hart District Superintendent Rob Challinor, Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste and a Superior Court judge, and visit colleges and entertainment centers in the greater Los Angeles area.

The unique program focuses on learning through participation and service. Students become part of the process they see in America in a small but meaningful way. The delegates will form teams with students at Einstein on research projects and present their findings in a public forum before returning to China.

On Sunday, Jan. 26, the visitors will also join the SCV Chinese School to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Horse. The event is open to the public.

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