AFS students find joy at school

This year’s AFS exchange students at Housatonic Valley Regional High School are Jaa Kongkasri, at left, Marco De Pascali Pepe and Maria Quenan, at right in photo. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — The three foreign students at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) this school year were unanimous on one point: public discussion of and involvement in the high school’s grading system just doesn’t exist in Argentina, Thailand or Italy.

Maria Quenan, age 17 and a senior, is from Argentina. Jaa Kongkasri, age 16, is a junior and hails from Thailand.

And Marco De Pascali Pepe, age 17, is a junior from Italy.

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