Friday, February 25, 2011

STUDENT ACTIVITIES: international celebration

The Prep's annual international celebration, Around the World, will be held the last three Fridays of March. Each day celebrates a different part of the world through performances, activities, foods, and dressing in cultural attire. Our ASB Officers have been hard at work to create a memorable and educational month of activities, don't plan ahead to dress up and participate!

Day 1 - Friday, March 11
The Americas (North, Central & South), Australia and Europe
You’ll enjoy performances by Polynesian dancers and a swing dance troupe, and then enjoy live music with an awesome mariachi band during lunch. Go for a wild bull ride or climb the French Alps right here on campus! Don’t forget to sign your class surfboard!

DRESS CODE: sombreros, lederhosen, clogs, Renaissance, togas, US, European or Latin American sports jerseys, ponchos, Native American, cowboy/country, patriotic USA, Hawaiian/luau, t-shirts with country flag, adventurer/hiker

LUNCH OPTIONS: back by popular request, made-to-order tacos! Enjoy carne asada, chicken and carnitas tacos, or quesadillas. Lunch includes beans & rice, and Dippin’ Dots ice cream for dessert! Make sure to pre-order your selections as food does run out! Download the Day 1 Menu here. Turn your order form and payment in during lunch near the flagpole, or in Mrs. Faust's office.

Day 2 - Friday, March 18
Africa, Asia, India & the Middle East and the Caribbean
Watch in amazement as a mixed martial arts team performs, and a Korean “b-boy” team shows us how dancing is done. Chinese fans will be given out to cool off during the festivities while a snake charmer walks around. Back by popular demand, you can wrestle with your friends as sumos! A surprise guest will appear so bring your cameras and get ready for a ROARING and WILD day!

DRESS CODE: traditional African, vibrant colors and patterns, traditional Asian (kimonos, hangboks, parasols, etc.), traditional Asian hats, traditional Indian/Middle Eastern (saris, ghagra choli, kurti/kurta), t-shirts with a country flag

LUNCH OPTIONS: enjoy fresh sushi rolls from the Rolling Sushi truck, cheese pies from Zait & Zaatar Lebanese Restaurant, Boba Thai Tea, and pastries from 85 Degree Bakery! Make sure to pre-order so you don’t miss out! Download the Day 2 Menu here.  Turn your order form and payment in during lunch near the flagpole, or in Mrs. Faust's office.

Day 3 - Friday, March 25
Student Talent Show & Powder Puff Game
It’s time to see the STARS of Fairmont Prep! Get ready to enjoy the 2011 “Fairmont’s Got Talent” Show with performances from your very own Prep student body! It’s going to be an amazing show filled with singing, dancing, AND a surprise performance from some very special guests. Play or watch a Powder Puff Football Game during lunch!

DRESS CODE: cultural dress from any region

LUNCH OPTIONS: Pat & Oscar’s pasta & breadsticks, and FREE root beer floats from our Parent Association! Download the Day 3 Menu here.  Turn your order form and payment in during lunch near the flagpole, or in Mrs. Faust's office.

- Contributed by Mrs. Wendy Faust, Prep Activities Director


  1. Don't forget to prepay for lunches this week!

  2. Dress up for Day 3!!!!
    -Rakesh P.

  3. I know the last comment I made is last notice, but dress up anyway!
    -Rakesh P.


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