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Thursday, October 19

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    Proposed Agenda for October 24, 2017
    Monthly meeting schedule
    Election for Puerto Rico Charity: Amy Bustos' friends from Australia said they'll make a video telling the students of Plympton to please donate to Puerto Rico this year.
    Update on WCC grant
    Update on Philharmonic
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    5:37 pm

Wednesday, October 18

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    Update on WCC grant
    Update on Philharmonic
    Plans to date from subcommittees:
    Dance party planning: Amy, Gina, Juliette, Melissa
    ESL connections: Melissa, Juliette
    Fundraising/Budget: Trish
    Oceania activities: Emily, Judi, Trish
    Parent outreach: Catherine, Judi, Juliette, Melissa

    Proposed Agenda for Sept. 28, 2017
    Thank yous for those participating in Open House Night
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    5:33 pm
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    Meeting Agendas
    Proposed Agenda for October 24, 2017
    Monthly meeting schedule
    Update on WCC grant
    Update on Philharmonic

    Proposed Agenda for Sept. 28, 2017
    Thank yous for those participating in Open House Night
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    5:33 pm

Sunday, October 15

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    Plympton School Multicultural Committee
    September 28, 2017
    Attendance: Amanda Brennan, Amy Bustos, Steve Duffy, Melissa Hagan-Alves, Juliette Nujjumba, Judi Paradis, Cindy Sherman, Catherine Schopp, Emily Smidt, Trish Wesley Umbrell
    1. Grant for Waltham Cultural Council:
    Judi will work with librarian Kristie Hanley at Whittemore and submit a grant for author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka (Platypus Police Squad books will be the tie-in to Australia). Grant is due October 15.
    2. Open House:
    People agreed to write thank you notes to those they contacted who participated this year
    Amanda recommended putting community groups in hallway to make them more visible
    3. Outreach to families/community:
    We should redo our Spanish video tour to update people in it; also consider doing with other languages
    We also are thinking about sharing our school cultural norms with parents--think about secrets of school success program for fall?
    4. Stickers with logo/magnets:
    Catherine's dad can get us nice stickers with logos on them--yes? when and for what?
    Judi is storing our magnets-give them to Trish?
    5. Subcommittees: Judi recommended setting up subcommittees this year to help organize and manage our work--here's what we have so far:
    Dance party planning: Amy, Gina, Juliette, Melissa
    ESL connections: Melissa, Juliette
    Fundraising/Budget: Trish
    Oceania activities: Emily, Judi, Trish
    Parent outreach: Catherine, Judi, Juliette, Melissa

    Sept. 5th, 2017
    Attendance: Judi Paradis, Ava Reis, Melissa Hagan-Alves, Catherine Schopp, Trish Wesley Umbrell, Tamar Hannah, Rebecca Carlin, Gina DePaoli, Evely Amexquita, Amy Bustos, Josette Akresh - Gonzales
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    10:04 am

Sunday, September 24

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    Proposed Agenda for Sept. 28, 2017
    Thank yous for those participating in Open House Night
    workerWCC grant: Jared Krosoczka
    Worker
    bee subcommittees
    Oceania activities
    ESL classes
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    10:56 am

Saturday, September 23

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    Toolkit for Understanding the Arab and Muslim ban from the Arab-American Antidiscrimination Committee
    Progressive Waltham is providing information sessions on immigrant rights
    Centro Presente is a Boston-based group that has worked for 40 years to provide information, legal support and help for undocumented immigrants. Great website.
    The Irish International Immigrant Center in Boston provides legal help to ANY immigrant from ANY country and offers periodic clinics in a variety of language.

    Recursos para Familias de Inmigrantes y Refugiados y aquellos que trabajan con ellos:
    Recursos recomendados por Waltham Public Schools
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    7:02 am

Thursday, September 21

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    Meeting Agendas
    Proposed Agenda for Sept. 28, 2017
    Thank yous for those participating in Open House Night
    worker bee subcommittees this year, such as:
    Oceania activities
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    6:04 pm

Sunday, September 17

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    Parents--want to help out? Ideas for being useful are here!
    Plympton en Espanol!
    PTO Fall Potluck Dinner--It was so much fun, and we shared Australian/New Zealand treats--Vegamite and Fairy Bread
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    2017-2018: Immersion in Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, and surrounding islands)
    This year, Plympton students will be learning about the cultures of Oceania (Australia, New Zealand and surrounding South Pacific Islands)
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