The SHS Multicultural Committee
The SHS Multicultural Committee is a group of international and non-international parents who organize different events to welcome new and multicultural families into our community - to introduce you to each other and to provide relevant information about the SHS experience. Staff from the SHS Counseling Department and other SHS representatives will be present to answer your questions about the school and its programs.
We have several events organized throughout the year to introduce you to each other andto provide relevant information about the SHS experience. Staff from the SHS Counseling Department and other SHS representatives will be present to answer your questions about the school and its programs. We look forward to meeting you at our events. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the dates below!
Tuesday, October 16th - Welcome Coffee for Multicultural Families
Tuesday, November 20th - Joint SHS/SMS Multicultural Thanksgiving Luncheon
Thursday, December 6th - SHS Q&A for Multicultural & International Families
Monday, January 14th - SHS Q&A College Admissions Process
Welcome Coffee for Multicultural Families
9:30 am, Tuesday, October 16, 2012
20 Butler Road, Scarsdale, hosted by Liz Whitney.
Our Welcome Coffee in October is an opportunity for multicultural parents and families new to the District to meet other parents. Staff from the SHS Counseling Department and other representatives of SHS will be present to welcome you and introduce their services.
Multicultural Thanksgiving Lunch
11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Scarsdale Congregational Church, 1 Heathcote Rd, (corner of Heathcote & Post Rd), Scarsdale.
This fun event co-hosted with the SMS Multicultural Committee celebrates a great American tradition with a unique multicultural flavor. Join other families to share a delicious potluck of international and American culinary delicacies on this festive occasion!
SHS Q&A for Multicultural and International Families
9:30 am, Thursday, December 6, 2012
11 Tompkins Road, Scarsdale, hosted by Neela Mathias.
This Q&A addresses high school related issues : the Alternative School, SATs, Civ Ed, Honors classes, language classes, etc. Join us for a conversation with SHS staff to ask questions and learn specifics about how the high school program works.This Q&A addresses high school related issues : the Alternative School, SATs, Civ Ed, Honors classes, language classes, etc. Join us for a conversation with SHS staff to ask questions and learn specifics about how the high school program works.
SHS Q&A College Admissions Process
9:30 am, Monday, January 14, 2013
67 Saxon Woods Road, Scarsdale, hosted by Sandra Cutrim
Get acquainted with the college admissions process! This Q&A is primarily for parents with high school juniors (11th grade students) but all families are welcome. Join us to ask questions and discuss concerns. SHS staff will be present to offer relevant guidance and advice.
We hope you will join us at these events. Invitations will be emailed prior to each event as a reminder and to give you a chance to RSVP. To join the SHS Multicultural Committee as a member or a volunteer, send us an email with your name, address and phone number at SHSmulticulturalcomm@gmail.com.
SHS International Club
We encourage children of new families to join the International Club at SHS. The club is made up students both American and international, who meet every other Friday at 2:00pm. They share different cultural activities, fund-raise to donate to charities working overseas, and organize and host an all-day, all-school International Fair and Luncheon in the spring.
We welcome everyone who would like to join the Multicultural Committee. Contact us at SHSmulticulturalcomm@gmail.com
Meera Kymal & Sandra Cutrim
SHS Multicultural Committee 2012
Last Modified on September 30, 2012