International research project
Rene de Vries (teacher in Haarlem, The Netherlands)
Joan Goble (teacher in Cannelton, Indiana USA)
Hajime Yanase (teacher in Hiyoshi, Japan)
NEWSLETTER - Volume 2 - November 2001
Hello to all of our participants. We hope your reports are coming along nicely. Please let us know if you
have any questions about your reports.
We have new reports from St. Jude Elementary of Indianapolis, Indiana and from Micklefield Elementary of Cape Town, South Africa. Well done St. Jude and Micklefield!
The St. Jude Indianapolis reports are on the following: Eiteljorg Museum, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Conseco Field House, The Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial, The Indianapolis City Market, and the Indianapolis Zoo.
The reports from Micklefield Elementary of Cape Town, SA are of the following: The Fort and Castle of Good Hope and The Rhodes Memorial.
Thank you for these great reports!
We also have links to wonderful reports from San Banedetto School in Rome, Italy and Atchison Elementary School in Atchison, Kansas. The reports from Rome are of: the Center of Rome which includes the Colosseum and the Imperial Forum and more. There are also links to reports from Australia and New Zealand on this site!
To view these reports, go to our Tourist section of the City Quest Map and you will see links to all of them.
We wish to welcome our newest participants to City Quest...Alta Elementary in Reedley, California and Ecole Corinthia Park in Alberta Canada.
We wish to thank you for joining our project and we certainly hope that all is well with you. You can view the participants list at:
We very happy to publish your reports on our website as soon as you are ready with them. Let us know if you have any questions about sending in the reports or the photos.
If you wish us to link to your reports on your site...or you have already sent us links to your
reports... if you would like to place our logo on your site, let us know and we will send the logo to you.
Something great! President Bush has announced on October 25 a new program called "Friendship Through Education" which has as a primary goal to build relationships between youth in the United States and other countries.
The initial members of the Consortium who met in Washington D.C. on the 25th of Oct. include: The UN's Cyberschoolbus, ePals Classroom Exchange, Global SchoolNet Foundation, iEARN-USA, People to People International, Schools Online, Sister Cities International, US Fund for UNICEF, and Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools of the Peace Corps.
The Friendship Through Education Consortium is committed to creating opportunities that facilitate online and offline interactions between the youth of the world, inside and outside of classrooms, in order to build a culture of peace in which the dignity and rights of all human beings are respected. For more information about Friendship Through Education, visit
We believe that your city, town, or village is special and we want to help you tell others about how special it is to you and why. Please e-mail us if you have any questions or concerns.
Peace, understanding, and love to all,
Joan, Rene, and Hajime
CITY QUEST cohosts
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2002 - Rene
de Vries, Joan Goble and Hajime Yanase