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PTA Corner

This week started off with a bang as our Dąbrowskiego campus held its first Class Friend and Volunteer meetings of the year.

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We’d like to send a huge thank you to these parents who have committed to making this a very special year for our Early Years students. If you would like to join them, please feel free to attend any of Dab’s upcoming events. Our Dab Coordinator Karina’s famous coffees are well worth the trip, trust us.

Can you smell the Chinese jiaozi, Jamaican jerk chicken and Belgian chocolate in the air?

That can only mean one thing- International Week is back! And it all begins Monday, 14 October with Teacher’s Day.

The PTA will be providing teachers and support staff with fruit, and class bakers will be providing cakes. If you have signed up with your Class Friend to be a baker, please remember to clearly label your dishes and make plans to collect them Monday afternoon.

On Wednesday, 16 October, the PTA will be hosting the International Fair. Years 1-6 will be able to experience authentic dress, cuisine, music, and games from thirty-five different countries! Secondary students will be given the opportunity to sample cuisine, also. Please note that students will be offered candy and food dishes containing dairy, eggs, and gluten.

Further, Henna Hand Designs lasting several days will be available. Parents are responsible for informing their class teachers of any restrictions before the day of the fair.

Finally, on Friday, 18 October, all TBS warsaw students are encouraged to come to school dressed in their home country’s traditional costume, national sports team kit, or the colours of their flag. We are looking forward to next week’s celebration of international diversity, acceptance, and friendship!

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Questions for Getting to Know You:  Lisa Rheinberg

 

Where would you call home?

I was born in Iowa in the United States, but left after college for Japan and never looked back!  I’m now a naturalized British citizen so home is probably where my husband and I have our house and where our older kids first started school - Reigate, Surrey, in the UK.

What languages can you speak?

Well enough to have a conversation?  English (debatable according to my very British husband!), Spanish and Japanese.  Well enough to order a cup of coffee and make myself understood in a crisis?  In order of increasing levels of shambles – French, German, Polish and Dutch.

What brings you to Warsaw and what was your journey to get here?

My husband Jason works for the British Embassy and we came here last year (2018) on a four year posting.  Before now, we were living in the UK for four years, and before that in Brussels, South Africa, and Japan as well.  I’ve also studied abroad in Spain and Mexico.

Our literal journey here was quite an adventure – we decided to drive all the way from our house in Reigate, England!  People thought we were mad, and after 3 days in the car with small children I think they may have been right.  We did see some wonderful things along the way though and got to see a dear friend of mine in Brussels on our first overnight stop.

Who have you got at school here?

Benjamin (Ben) in Year 5 Venus, and Alexandra (Lexie) in Year 3 Butterflies

Any other children?

Harrison (Harry) who is 3 and will be starting at DAB next year.

Any pets?

No, but ask me again after Christmas.

How did you get involved in the PTA?

I knew I wanted to get involved as I volunteered at the kids’ school back in the UK and really enjoyed it.  But I was doing a course and didn’t want to do too much.  So I started out as an ad hoc volunteer and stepped up to become a class friend in October as they were having trouble finding someone.

What do you do with the PTA?

I help manage the Lost Property team and am a Class Friend for Venus.

Best thing about volunteering with the PTA?

Getting to know so many lovely people and feeling like I’m making a contribution to the school.  It’s also a great way to get to know what is happening behind the scenes and to stay on top of the school year schedule.

What would you say to somebody thinking about volunteering for the PTA?

Join us and do what you can, even if it’s a one-off effort.  The team here is fantastic and really well organized, and there is very little pressure to get “sucked in” if you don’t want to do more than that. 

What’s your favourite thing to do with your family in Warsaw?

We love cycling along the Wistula – so much to see and great exercise, not to mention the ice cream reward for the kids at the end of it.  We’re also big fans of the breakfast markets in the summer and the National Stadium ice skating rink in the winter.

Can you tell us a joke?

Here’s my son Ben’s favourite:

Q:  What’s duck’s favourite dip?

A:  Quackamole

And one in Spanish:

Q.?Que hace un pez?

A:  Pues, nada.

 

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