Latvian student enjoying Cheney 'variety'
Last updated 12/16/2021 at 10:06am
CHENEY – A Latvian girl spending the year as an exchange student here says she likes the variety Cheney High School has to offer
Paula Upeniece, an 18-year-old senior from Keipene, Latvia, is being hosted by Thomas and Carol Jean Thosath of Cheney.
Upeniece said Cheney High School has choices.
"Here, I can take financial algebra or regular algebra, or geometry," she said. "I really like that."
Her hometown of Keipene is a small town of 400 people between Lithuania and Estonia. And her small school only offers basic classes.
While an exchange student, Upeniece is attending online classes...