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Julia B. from Poland in Amanda Crawford’s Dallas, TX cluster

By | November 18th, 2019|2019 Peace Day Audio/Video|Comments Off on Julia B. from Poland in Amanda Crawford’s Dallas, TX cluster

Au Pair in America Explorers for June

Au Pair in America Explorers for June Community Counselors have identified these three au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for June. Anna L. from Germany in Christine Meek's Stamford, CT cluster. Anna truly embodies all aspects of a Cultural Ambassador!Not only does Anna attend and participate in our monthly cluster meetings, she [...]

By | July 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for June

Holiday Raffle Winner and Other Entries

Polish au pair Iwona Z. is the winner of the Holiday Raffle!  Iwona is spending her year in Debra Welch's Boston-suburb cluster. Iwona shared pictures of the pierniczki cookies that they bake before Christmas.   Another tradition is to make ornaments.  Below are the beautiful ornaments that Iwona made for her host family out of [...]

By | January 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Holiday Raffle Winner and Other Entries

Polish Au Pair Katarzyna M. Presents to 4th Grade in MA

Polish au pair Katarzyna M. had the opportunity to share Polish history, tradition, and language to a group of 19 4th graders at the Peter Noyes Elementary School in Sudbury, MA. Katarzyna explains: "I started my presentation with geography of Europe and the comparison of Poland vs the United States. Then, I presented a little [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Polish Au Pair Katarzyna M. Presents to 4th Grade in MA

Today is the Polish holiday “Fat Thursday”

Every February, Poland loves to eat doughnuts. Fat Thursday, the last Thursday prior to Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, is one of the most important holidays, and it mainly revolves around eating as many doughnuts as possible, all in the name of good luck. Here is a great link about the traditions of [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Today is the Polish holiday “Fat Thursday”

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

Eat. Play. Give. International Exchange Community Celebrates J-Day

Take a look at the J-Day blog post for the Department of State. Polish Au Pair Julita Przybyl was included in the write up.    

By | August 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Eat. Play. Give. International Exchange Community Celebrates J-Day

Maine 4th Graders Learn About Poland

Joanna G. from Poland is spending her year in Saco, Maine.  Community Counselor Jennifer Molloy's daughter's 4th grade class was doing an immigration project with gave Joanna a great opportunity to share about her home country. This is what she had to say: My first Global Awareness experience was great! My local counselor's daughter's class [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Maine 4th Graders Learn About Poland
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