E-Pal Project Mrs. Ebert By:Cierra B & Sara W. Geography : Crepy -En-Valois, France. Located about 10 miles North of the major city Paris
Virginia Beach is located on the ocean in the mid-Atlantic region in the southeastern corner of Virginia, with the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Chesapeake Bay on the North.
It is part of the area known as Hampton Roads. In the early 1600s the world's largest natural harbor provided easy access to the colony of Virginia.
Area: 248 square miles (2000)
Elevation: sea level to 12 feet above sea level
Average Temperatures: January, 40.1° F; July, 79.1° F; annual average, 59.6° F
Average Annual Precipitation: 45.74 inches
Since we live in the United States of America, our government control is split up into 3 different branches; Legislative, Executive, & Judicial.
The President of our country is Barack Obama
The mayor of Virginia Beach is William D. Sessoms Jr.
The governor of our state Virginia is Bob McDonnell
“I play rugby in Crépy-en-Valois, and the violin, and if I don't play rugby, I play with my friends.”
“I love rock, the South Park and the film Gangs of New York.”
I attend Floyd E. Kellam High School here in Virginia Beach.
I am currently a Sophomore.
A typical high school day starts at 7:25 am and ends at 2:00 pm
The classes I take are: A1) Honors English A2) Algebra 2/ Trigonometry A3)Study block A4) Art B1) AP Human Geography B2) Chorus B3) PE B4) Chemistry
Clemence attends Gérard de NervalCollège.
At Gérard de NervalCollège, they have A and B weeks, just like our A and B days.
Clemence enjoys History and French class.
There is Halloween, but not a lot of people celebrate it.
Christmas in France is called Noël, they have Christmas Eve, and gifts on Christmas, just like America.
Teenagers plan parties for New Years Eve, & if not families get together to celebrate.
On Pâques, Easter in French, “there is a lot of Chocolate.”
“I like to dance. I practice Hip-Hop in a club.” –Clemence.
“I like to listen to music. I listen to all types of music.” –Clemence.
“On week-ends I like to be around friends. It is what I prefer doing.” –Clemence.
“Sara :):) I was born June 4th 1996 so I'm 14 years old. I haven't got a nickname =( I'm 1m76 tall, I have got blond hair and a blue eyes. I love to go out with my friends and play computer. I'm talkative and humorous. I live in Crépy-en-Valois near Paris (45min). My school is called Gérard de Nerval and I'm in 3ème I will go to High School next year. Classes start at 8am and finish at 5pm. I like Spanish Maths and Biology. Tristan.”
“Sara!!! I live in a house with a big garden. I live with my 2 big sisters : Eleonore is 16 years old and Marion is 18 years old. There are my parents too: Eric has got 52 years old, and Fabienne is 46 years old. I have got a guinea pig called Timmy. In France, we celebrate Hallowen (but not a lot, it's not like in the USA) "Noël" (Christmas) , "Pâques" (Easter) and "le nouvel an" (New Year). I play rugby in Crépy-en-Valois, and the violin, and if I don't play rugby, I play with my friends. I love rock, the South Park and the film Gangs of New York. GOOD BYE!!!!!!!! Tristan”