Around the World

Sanborn Travels Around the World

The success of this new event depends on families and staff who are willing to:

  • Showcase their own heritage by creating and hosting an Experience and/or
  • Perform a song, dance, etc. on the cafeteria stage [be sure to specify country and activity]

Deadline to sign up is March 6.

Thank you!

Event description can be found here:

Date: 03/13/2019 (Wed.)

Created by:   Sanborn PTO
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Time (EDT) Available Slot
4:30pm - 6:00pm  

Decorations (2)

All slots filled
Romina De Andrea
Romina De Andrea
5:45pm - 6:30pm  

Customs Officers (Greeters) (3)

All slots filled
Jason DiCarlo
Rashmi Bajaj
Katie Tedesco
6:15pm - 7:30pm  

Experiences (18)

Each host will conduct a 15-minute activity four times, starting at 6:15 PM and ending at 7:30 PM

All slots filled
Magdalena McClellan
Making polish book marks, table will be decorated and Ayda/Mom will help facilitate making bookmarks in the traditional polish art form
Amalia Lisauskas
We will decorate our table and have the kids do a Romanian craft - Martisor - a litltle wearable pin that celebrates spring.
Ledja Malaj
We will show Alina's and Aleksa's project called "AAlbania" where some elementary children from Albania will present themselvs and their school. After the slideshow the kids can write a short letter to the albanian kids and share the things they like.
Julie Bosworth
England--we'll read a bit about King Arthur & heraldry, and have the children make a coat of arms.
Deepa Naik
Deepa Naik (Ishaan Naik) - Indian story telling
Hiroko Endo
Japan - All travelers will be able to experience origami-craft. A personalized bookmark with Japanese caracters will be a souvenir as well.
Garima Parakh
I will apply small Henna tattoo
Melissa Irvin
Greece-learn how to Greek Dance!
Selen Aktar
I am still working on some ideas but I will do Turkey with a possible easy dance and some craft work!
Lauren West
Our au pair Lucia from Columbia will represent her country. She is still working on exactly what she will do.
Elizabeth Hedstrom Henlin
Madeline and Mom will teach facts about Nova Scotia, our family history there, and Celtic fiddling across Nova Scotia and Canada.
Ying Chen
We will decorate our own Chinese tables and show case Chinese cultures with interactive games such as teaching kids how to write their names in Chinese
Abeer Aldwaik
We will show the kids how to perform Palestinian Dabke and how to write their names in Arabic.
Alba Kiihl
The room will be decorated showcasing two staples of the Brazilian culture: soccer (futebol) and samba/csrnaval. As for experience, we’ll watch a short video teaching simple steps of the samba and then play some music for the kids to dance carnaval.
Antoaneta Vetzev
We will teach the kids Bulgarian folk dances. We will also decorate our table with traditional Bulgarian souvenirs, and will show the kids how to make Martenitza, traditional red and white bracelet, that they can wear for good luck and health.
Claire Stocker
Come join in the Scottish Ceilidh Dancing!
Alexandra Barranco
We will be showing the special attractions of the Dominican Republic its music and the kids will be able to make the flag.
Romina De Andrea
Travel to Mexico playing Loteria and Pin the tail to the donkey
6:30pm - 7:15pm  

Customs Officers (Greeters) (3)

All slots filled
Jason DiCarlo
Rashmi Bajaj
Katie Tedesco
7:15pm - 8:00pm  

Performance Manager

Manage kids backstage and take photos.

7:30pm - 8:00pm  

Performance (9)

Song, dance, etc. Please include your name, country and performance activity.

8 of 9 slots filled
Sprahaa Bhattad
Indian dance by Dwiti & Saachi. Choreographed by Sprahaa
Magdalena McClellan
Polish dance with Ayda, June and Flo in traditional Polish costumes.
Garima Parakh
Saachi will sing a song, around 2 min
Weiwei Lu
Chinese music instrument Guzheng performance by Emily Zhao, Grade 3
Chaya Ray
Ritam will play a piece on Tabla an Indian musical instrument.
Ying Chen
Chinese Traditional Dance: South of the Clouds
Larisa Arcidiacono
ballroom tango and american jive by Alexander Arcidiacono and Valerie Armano
Larisa Arcidiacono
Cha-cha by Helen Arcidiacono and Kai Sheer
8:00pm - 8:30pm  

Clean-up Crew (3)


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