Shen Students & Chaperones Safe in Paris After Notre Dame Fire

Among the crowds touring the famed Notre Dame cathedral before it caught fire on Monday, was a group from Shenendehowa.

29 students & 6 chaperones are currently in Paris with the PEACE Program.

Teacher Karen Bonventre says her group had lunch outside the cathedral, and everyone left the area before the fire started.

The students are all safe with their host families.

Shen students have been participating in the Peace Exchange program for more than 20 years.18 Skidmore students were also in Paris on Monday and have been accounted for.

Photo: WNYT

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