A group of students, two teachers and the principal from Prague’s Gymnázium Nad Alejí arrived in Chicago on Thursday, October 25 and will be staying until Sunday, November 2. Gymnázium Nad Alejí is a sister school with Chicago’s Walter Payton College Prep. The students are engaging in a number of activities in Chicago during their time in the city.
On, Monday, October 27, a delegation of Czech senators visited Walter Payton College Prep with Consul General Bořek Lizec and members of the Prague Committee of CSCI. During the visit they observed Principal Tim Devine teaching his Government class, where the students discussed Czech government and the differences between the Czech and US government. Later, the students from Prague’s Gymnázium Nad Alejí gave a presentation to Walter Payton students about the Czech Republic, Prague, important Czechs and their school.