Sponsors: Mrs. Green and Mrs. Woodson
Our Mission Statement:
We are a club that promotes awareness,acceptance and appreciation of diverse cultures.
We are a club designed to help you have some FUN and meet new friends.
We are a club that participates in a variety of activities, such as games, guest speakers, crafts, music, movies, etc.
We always have refreshments and love to try international foods.
We are a club open to anyone who would like to participate. You may come to any or all meetings!
There are no dues, but there will be a club t-shirt available to purchase.
When do we meet?
After school from 2:30 to 3:30 once a month on the last Thursday of the month.
The dates for 2017-2018 are: Sep. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Jan. 25, Mar. 1 and Apr. 26.
What does Multicultural Club do?
We have a leadership committee of students who help plan and prepare for the meetings.
We do a big variety of activities! Some past activities are listed below:
In 2017- 2018
Sep- Make New Friends activities and Decorating Cookies of World Flags
Oct- Day of the Dead/Halloween
Nov- French and Vietnamese Christmas, Kwanza and Hanukah
Dec.- no meeting
Jan- Movie in Spanish, "La Misma Luna", and snacks
Feb- no meeting
Mar- Lunar New Year presented by students
April- Multicultural Food provided by students and Manners
May- booth at Spring Fling/field trip for leadership committee
Sep- Decorating Cookies of World Flags
Oct- Day of the Dead- Face Painting and Food from Abuelita's
Nov- Japan presented by a student, Jesenia Ramirez
Dec- Christmas Around the World- 3 countries and Hanukkah
Jan- Lunar New Year- Vietnamese presented by students
Feb- Eating and Greeting - International Soups and Breads
Mar- Movie Day- The Hundred-Foot Journey- with "concessions"
Apr- International Games- healthy snacks
May- no meeting
Sep.- "Popsicles and Painting"
Oct.- Day of the Dead- presentation by Yasmin Valenzuela and making masks
Nov.- South Korea - presentation and food by Jenny Park, 8th grade
Dec.- Christmas Around the World- 7 continents
Jan. - Carnaval and Mardi Gras lead by Mrs. Burleson
Feb.- Vietnamese New Year- games, costumes,music, food- presented by Christina Pham and friends
Mar.- Ireland with Ms. Connors
Apr.- no meeting
May- Field trip to Alvarado's to eat together
During 2014- 2015
Sep- no meeting
Oct- International Games and snacks
Nov- "Greeting and Eating" around the world with soups and breads
Dec- Made Gingerbread House and ate Buche de Noel
Jan- Chinese New Year- food, art, customs
Feb- Movie Day- The Hundred-Foot Journey with "concessions"
Mar- no meeting
Apr- Dances from 4 countries with guest instructor
May- Candy Sales at Spring Fling and Field trip- walking to and eating out together at Alvarado's
This was our calendar for 2013-2014:
Sep.- Korea – food, clothes, games, words, etc.- presented by an 8th grader, Anabelle Kim
Oct.- Halloween Celebrations Around the World (including Day of the Dead)- presented
by Mrs. Green
Nov.- Ireland- general information and customs with show and tell and dessert- presented
by Ms. Connors
Dec. – Italy and study abroad- PowerPoint and feast – presented by Mrs. Green's daughter
Jan. – Foreign film with subtitles, La Misma Luna (with “junk” food)
Feb./Mar.- no meetings
Apr.- International Dance- guest instructor, Ashlie Stover (with “healthy” snacks)
May- Fundraiser at Spring Fling and "Field trip"- walked to Sno-Boba Cafe
In the more distant past:
The Annual Taco/Taquito eating competition, Spook-O-Grams,
End-of-the-Year Candy Grams, Spring Fling Jail, and
the Annual Holiday Celebration.