School officials from Lake Shore Public Schools and Haidian Shi Yan in Beijing celebrated the opening of a unique facility for Chinese students participating in the district's successful
Nearly 100 students from China are living, studying and experiencing American culture in the secure dormitory built in a renovated 1950s-era school building.
The students who come from China, stay in the renovated classrooms and pay Lake Shore to stay in these dorms. Additionally, the students utilize classrooms in the school for additional classes take in the late afternoon and on weekends.
Building on the success of the relationship with China, Lake Shore may expand exchange programs to include students from Germany and Spain, according to superintendent Christopher Loria.