First Grade Japan Festival

Kon’nichiwa!  The First Grade Japan Festival is on Wednesday, March 29th.  Volunteer and join the first graders as they learn about the Japanese culture!

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Japan Festival 2017

Date: March 29, 2017

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Bags & Tags: Volunteers needed to complete BEFORE the festival - create bags for collecting souvenirs, crafts & handouts. Create name tags and passports for the students and name tags for volunteers. #1: Jessica M.
#2: Colleen W.
#3: Gayathri S.
#4: Stacy M.
Craft Committee: Volunteers needed to plan and supervise 3-4 traditional Japanese crafts during the festival. #1: Josh H.
#2: Stacey B.
#3: Rory R.
#4: Yoshitaka A.
#5: Lara U.
#6: Elin W.
Decorations Committee: Help transform the cafeteria into a Japanese inspired environment using decorations provided and crafts produced by the students prior to the festival. #1: Sarah K.
#2: Laura B.
#3: Deborah C.
#4: Sally N.
Games Committee: Organize and facilitate the playing of traditional Japanese games. #1: Jen K.
#2: Jessica B.
#3: Jen B.
#4: John F.
Japanese Classroom: Create an authentic Japanese environment and lead the children in a cultural exploration of the space. #1: George C.
#2: Lisa T.
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Wishing Tree: Plan and set up a Wishing Tree for students to tie their wish onto. #1: Gayathri S.
#2: Laura J.
Photographer: Capture the moment throughout the day through both group and candid photos. Following the festival, create a tri-fold display for the display case in the main hall. #1: Inga L.
#2: Kim A.
Restaurant Committee: Plan and create an authentic restaurant like setting and provide students with a non-sushi snack. #1: Jamie S.
#2: Waiwai C.
#3: Kristen D.
Set Up: Assist in the cafeteria on the day before the festival (Tuesday, March 28). Approximately 2-6 p.m. Come for any amount of time you can spare. #1: Cheri A.
#2: Rory R.
#3: Sarah D.
#4: Celina R.
#5: Lara U.
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Sushi Committee: Organize and facilitate the sushi station where children will learn about and roll their own sushi. #1: Natali C.
#2: Shirley W.
#3: Lisa G.
Tea Ceremony: Assist the Tea Masters during the ceremony. #1: Noah G.
#2: Bridget R.
Timekeeper: Signal, at predetermined intervals the transition of groups from station to station during the festival. #1: Stefanie R.
Treasurer: Manage the budget, receipts and summarize expenses. #1: Cheri A.
Zen Garden: Plan and set up a designated quiet zone where students can take a break if needed during the festival. #1: Gayathri S.
#2: Eliza A.
Tour Guide/Mrs. Hufnagel: Travel with a group of students throughout the day. Assist with clean up immediately after the festival. #1: Stacy M.
#2: Colleen W.
#3: Kalah T.
#4: Jenny W.
Tour Guide/Mrs. McWeeney: Travel with a group of students throughout the day. Assist with clean up immediately after the festival. #1: Cheri A.
#2: Melissa M.
#3: Laura B.
#4: Anne Y.
Tour Guide/M. Raffaele: Travel with a group of students throughout the day. Assist with clean up immediately after the festival. #1: Jessica M.
#2: Devon C.
#3: Sarah K.
#4: Jennifer R.
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