Kölleda to Meskwaki peers, vol. 2


Hello! 🙂 How are you? Welcome to Kölleda, our nice little town in central Germany! Kölleda is more than 1200 years old. It existed long before Columbus “discovered” what was then called “America”.  Here are some snapshots:


DSC04517That’s our school building. It was a bank before. (But unfortunately, they did not leave the money in the huge bank safe….)  Now, it is under construction. DSC04510


That’s our library. It is already renovated – a wonderful place to read and learn.  On the next picture, you see us….. learning the names of the colors in your language Meskwaki! From what we know, we assume that we are the very first German kids ever in history who have tried this….! DSC04656DSC04654We have so many questions for you. And we would be very very happy to hear from you soon! Akhoi! Your friend from the Kölleda-Thüringia-Germany nation 🙂


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Hello from Kölleda primary


Hallo from Kölleda!

We are: Svenja, Collin, Cilian, Colin, Charlotte, Nils, Elias, Elvis, Viktoria, Catalina, Elena, Shahed, Noor, Max, Bahaa, Rony, Ammar, Anna, Moritz, Alina, Felix, Jenny, Paul-luca, Liane.

Frankly speaking: Before Radijojo came into town, we had never heard about the Meskwaki.

DSC04577First, we found out where you live.

DSC04608The meaning of your flag for instance was very impressive.

DSC04580DSC04602DSC04583It was a great pleasure to answer some of your questions.

DSC04628We love soccer. We hope, Germany will win the next Euro Championship! Here, you see how our flag looks like:

DSC04627May this be the beginning of a wonderful friendship!

Greetings to all the kids of the Meskwaki nation in Tama, Iowa – from the kids of the „Thuringia nation“ from your new friends in Kölleda in Germany! Tschüß! Akhoi!


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From Kölleda Kindergarten to Meskwaki preschool


Hallo! Hello!

Dear Meskwaki children in Iowa,

we are the preschoolers of Feistkorn kindergarten in Kölleda, Thüringen.


Many thanks for the drawings that you did share with us!


We learned a lot about you, it was so exciting!

DSC04788DSC04789And are very excited to be friends with you now. Do you like our drawings? We have made them especially for YOU! 🙂

DSC04820You know what? Thomas of Radijojo went to OUR kindergarten, when he was our age – imagine!

DSC04802We hope that our friendship will last as long, too!

Akhoi! (We have learned that this means “see you soon” in your language.)

Tschüß! Bis bald! (That’s how we say it in ours.)



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Children’s rights – across the Atlantic!

IMG_6925Dear friends in America,

we have talked about children’s rights on our side of the Atlantic; here in Germany and also in Kenya, Africa. Now; here are our questions to you:

  • How are the children’s rights in America, actually?
  • What children’s rights do you have in United States?
  • Do you have children’s rights in the USA, anyway?

We would be happy to hear from you!
Greetings from primary school Alt-Karow in Berlin, Germany!


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Hello Los Feliz LA! This 5b Berlin!

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We are the 5b allstars from Berlin!

First, we found out it is quite a way from your school to ours …   😉

DSC04024Teute5b GlobeNext, we we very excited to see your photos and receive your drawings!



Then, we took your artwork home – and came back with our responses. Some of us finished YOUR drawings.

DSC04051Teute5bDSC04060Teute5bYou sent us a drawing about your favorite food – here is our response:

DSC04050Teute5bFood USA GermanyOthers came up with own creations.

DSC04068Teute5b GLobeDSC04044Teute5bThus, we created a wonderful Transatlantic Arts collaboration! 🙂


We gave our best to answer your questions.


And: we even blogged for you!

We are sooooo excited – and greatly looking forward to hearing from you soon!


The 5b of Berlin primary school Grundschule am Teutoburger Platz! 🙂

Then, we

Amiel  Isabel Celina Pauline Xénia

Lucia Tahir Juls Rosalie

Maksym Amitai Ruth Noemi Frida Paula

Max Elias Elia Vincent RICHARD:)

Emil Wanja

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LA: Our Bruin Club and our community school

Hello from Los Angeles! We are the Bruin Club, the afternoon club of our Community School.

DSC01908 Community School pix BerlinMany thanks for your paintings, dear friends in Berlin, Germany! It was exciting to learn about you and have your works in our hands!

DSC01920 Community SchoolCome on, we lead you around our school!

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This is how it looks like.

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And here, you can see the famous HOLLYWOOD sign, not too far away. We see it from our schoolyard. Can you see it, too?

DSC01915 Community SchoolWe love our school!

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DSC01902 Community SchoolThis place has a sad history: Senator Robert Kennedy was shot and killed here… 🙁

This place is to commemorate him:

DSC01922 Community School RFK Vitrine

Our fantastic library is dedicated to him. It is a wonderful place to learn and have fun.

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DSC01930 Community SchoolThat’s it for the moment – we hope, you have enjoyed the time with us. We cannot wait to hear from you! Byebye from Los Angeles! 🙂

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Many thanks to Marjorie Faulstich, UCLA and UCLinks for this wonderful project!

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LA: Summit prep charter school joins in!

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Hello from South Los Angeles! Welcome to Summit Preparatory Charter School! We are happy join the Transatlantic School Initiative – now, its our turn! Here are some impressions of how we respond to the questions from our peers in our … Continue reading

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Los Feliz School LA: Hello sister city peers! :)

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Dear friends in Germany! We are the Los Feliz School in Los Angeles. Los Feliz means “The happy ones”. And YES, we are very happy: Many thanks for your drawings! We gave our very best to send some nice drawings … Continue reading

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Our Transatlantic school song!

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Hi everyone! Guess what: We have created our own school song! It is dedicated to our new friends in Germany, the Radio Foxes in Hamburg! We wrote the lyrics ourselves (ok, with a little help by our teacher David) and … Continue reading

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Uni Los Angeles: Transatlantic Masterclass!

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Meet some education masterminds of today – and tomorrow! It was a great honor to share our work and the achievements of the Radijojo kids in Germany and across the globe with you, dear friends at University of California Los … Continue reading

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