• Multicultural Club
     

    Sponsors: Mrs. Green and Mrs. Woodson

    Our Mission Statement:
    We are a club that promotes awareness,acceptance and appreciation of diverse cultures.
    Our Goals:
    We are a club designed to help you have some FUN and meet new friends.
    Our Activities:
    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.
     
    Our Membership:
     
    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, Feb. 22, Mar. 29 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 2016-2017
     
    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
     
    In 2015-2016
     
    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
    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, 

    Laree Green

    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.