Peirce PTO

Peirce International Festival

The Peirce community is wonderfully diverse--please help share and celebrate that diversity at Peirce's International Festival! This event will help our students explore world cultures and share and understand their own backgrounds. 

This event can only be a success with your participation. Please take a look at the volunteer spots below and remember to submit a mosaic tile representing *your* Arlington by Monday, April 29. 

Date: 05/03/2019 (Fri.)

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT

Location: Peirce Elementary School

Created by:   Cris Martin
 
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Set up (3)

Set up will begin at 5:00pm.

 
2 of 3 slots filled
Megan Fitzpatrick
Annem Chan Waiy

Create a cultural table (20)

Create a poster board about your ancestral country or a place you've traveled to or are fascinted by. Bring in artifacts and images of that place and its people that kids can learn from. Please be prepared to "man" the table from 6-7pm.

 
All slots filled
Cris Martin
Russia table
Clement Clabaut Castell
France
Peirce DIG
Mia Kiistala
Finland / Zimbabwe
Stefanie Koperniak
Poland (Polish paper crafts)
Noliko Utsuzawa
Japan
Michelle Lin
Taiwan
Ping Yin
China
Sharon Xie
China table
Kaori Aida
Japan(with Noriko Utsuzawa)
Asta Petkeviciute
Lithuania
Megan Fitzpatrick
Wales (UK) My son and his grandpa will present
Lisa Da Silva
Portugal
Claire Moodie
Benin
Simonne Longerich
Mexico
Alejandro Reuss
Argentina-Chile
Emily Stoler
Persian table
Ramanpreet Kaur
India table
Jillian Wit
Australia
Michel Medina
Mexico

International Dessert Potluck

Bring a dessert that represents your own culture or a culture you love. Please, no nuts. Deliver desserts to the cafeteria by 6pm in a disposable or clearly labeled dish.

 
17 slots filled - more available
Amy Anderson
Krasimira Petkov
Noliko Utsuzawa
Sharon Xie
Chinese food
Anjali Gaikwad
Anjali Gaikwad - Indian dessert
Asta Petkeviciute
Cris Martin
English scones
John Kozma
Hungarian Dobos Torte
Megan Fitzpatrick
Welsh Cakes
Christine Griffin
Italian cookies - Vanilla Pizzelle
Lisa Da Silva
Arroz Doce- Portuguese Sweet Rice
Devra Dutton
Dorothee Boudjenah
French dessert
Meg Timperi
Irish soda bread or scones
Jillian Wit
Megan Callahan
Kolaczki
Joey Pavey
English dessert

Cultural Performance (8)

Recite poetry, do a traditional dance, sing a local song. The performance element will start at 6:45pm.

 
5 of 8 slots filled
Ping Yin
China
Anjali Gaikwad
Ridhima Gaikwad - Indian song
Cris Martin
Russian song
Delgir Chunaeva
Cara Fraley
Tessa Fraley and Caroline Banks Irish Step dance

Clean up (3)

Help break down the event when all the fun is over.

 
All slots filled
Noliko Utsuzawa
Kaori Aida
Megan Fitzpatrick

Donate paper plates (2)

We need a total of 250 plates (125 each)

 
All slots filled
Amy Anderson
Mia Kiistala

Donate plastic forks and spoons (2)

We need 125 forks and 125 spoons. Please try to bring compostable, thanks!

 
All slots filled
Beth Benedikt
Claire Johnson

Donate paper napkins

We need 250 napkins.

 
Beth Benedikt

Donate mini bottles of water (20)

Packages of 12

 
9 of 20 slots filled
Mia Kiistala
Krasimira Petkov
Lisa Da Silva (2)
Claire Johnson (2)
Shelli Rigby
Michele Bazirgan (2)


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