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Saint Nicholas Celebration

On December 6th many children in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Poland woke up and found treats in their shoes.  While here in the USA some of our au pairs shared this holiday with their host families. Joanna from Poland: "I love Saint Nicolaus day!! I remember that I had been so excited about this [...]

By | December 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Saint Nicholas Celebration

Au Pairs Showcase Poland at Elementary School Fair

Au Pairs Martyna D. and Joanna K. from Arlington, Virginia, participated in Patrick Henry Elementary School's International Fair.  Many different countries were represented, like Germany, Brazil, India, Estonia, Japan, and Poland.  Students were able to see traditional clothing, maps, pictures, and taste foods from the different countries. Martyna and Joanna shared Polish pączki with strawberry [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pairs Showcase Poland at Elementary School Fair

Au Pairs Present During Arlington Summer Camp

This year the Arlington County Public Schools reached out to the Arlington Community Counselors asking for Au Pairs to present during their Global Village Summer Camps at the Arlington Traditional Elementary School.Thea R. from Germany and Martina C. from Italy did a fantastic job sharing about their own countries. Thea presented to 3 classes of [...]

By | August 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pairs Present During Arlington Summer Camp

Arlington Au Pairs Visit the US Capitol Building

In March, in celebration of International Women's Day, Au Pairs from the Arlington clusters enjoyed a visit to the US Capitol building and paused for a picture at the feet of the statue of Freedom. Community Counselor's Kristina Scholten and Dominique Ortiz organized this cluster meeting.

By | August 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Arlington Au Pairs Visit the US Capitol Building
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