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Tonight’s AGENDA German Exchange 2014 ~ 2015  Welcome and Introductions!  Student & Parent Responsibilities  Important dates TRAVEL DATES  Flight information.

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1 Tonight’s AGENDA German Exchange 2014 ~ 2015  Welcome and Introductions!  Student & Parent Responsibilities  Important dates TRAVEL DATES  Flight information  PASSPORT now!  PAPERWORK  CIRMA  PAYMENTS for Germany  Q & A! DEADLINES!!!

2 Congrats & Welcome! All STUDENTS who are going to Germany, come on down! Please introduce yourself; give name/grade PARENTS, please stand and wave to your child after introduction ;-) * * Students, please take important info PACKETS to parents!

3 Student Responsibilities: MUST ATTEND German Exchange Club meetings: TUESDAYS Before we go…

4  MANDATORY for students After school German Exchange meetings  Ends: Tuesday, June 16 th  TUESDAY SEPT 9 TUESDAY SEPT 16 TUESDAY SEPT 23

5 Parents’ Responsibility for tonight’s meeting: Before you leave tonight, be sure you have:  Signed in for attendance  Reviewed the packet of required forms  Taken notes and asked questions!  Provided phone tree info to volunteers  Have address for: Mr. Perkins and Mrs. Koropatkin

6 TRAVEL DATES!  Gymnasium Sarstedt, Sarstedt, Germany  GOING Saturday, September 27 th, 2014  RETURNING Saturday, October 18 th, 2014

7 FLIGHT INFORMATION  FLIGHT DATES AND TIMES  [ In handouts ]  LH 421/27SEP...BOS Frankfurt [10:20 P -- 11:20 A]  LH 502/28SEP…Frankfurt Hannover [1:35 P – 2:25 P]  LH 053/18OCT…Hannover Frankfurt [10: A – 11:00A]  LH 422/18OCT…Frankfurt BOS [12:40 – 2:35 P]

8 get your PASSPORT NOW! copy due by JUNE 13, 2014

9 PARENT responsibilities ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED by: MAY 19 TH ~ PACKET ~ Parent/Student agreement Field Trip abroad Medical history/med guidelines Emergency treatment Emergency contact Checklist

10 Review: MEDICAL INFORMATION: DOCTOR MUST SIGN OFF ON ALL DRUGS (yes ~ motion sickness, aspirin, etc.) and students SELF-ADMINISTER ALL DRUGS Questions for Mrs. Malloy?

11 CIRMA Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE Among other things, * * * Provides foreign travel and accident insurance * * * Covers emergency medical and sickness expenses, 24-hour travel assistance, legal assistance, and lost passport/lost luggage services.

12 Money in Germany NOT INCLUDED:  Money for souvenirs  Small treats along the way  Consider how your child will have access to money; ATM info

13 PAYMENT PLAN  $2, Divided into 3 payments:  $ due _MAY 16 th  $ due _MAY 30 th  $ due _June 13 th

14 Reminders: Only middle school in CT doing this! RESPONSIBILITY Taking Personal RESPONSIBILITY German culture offers different freedoms: Trains, planes, & bicycles! Pe rsonal safety: wise be a wise traveler Independence Independence requires: Handling money (ATMs) Keeping up with SCHOOL WORK! Keeping up with SCHOOL WORK!

15 15 AMERICAN ROOM for studying, communicating, and sharing experiences.

16 1616 We’re off!

17 17 TRIP TO GERMANY: ACTIVITIES  Overnight trip: HAMBURG  After-school games  Day trip to castle  Day trip to Berlin  Day trip to Bergen- Belsen Concentration Camp

18 18 OVERNIGHT TRIP HAMBURG & MOLFSEE

19 1919 Holstentor zu LUEBECK

20 2020 MOLFSEE

21 21 SWIMMING IN THE BALTIC SEA

22 22 BERLIN : old & new

23 2323 Fredrick the Great’s SANS SOUCI = “Without Worries”

24 24 BERGEN-BELSEN

25 2525 Schloss Marienburg

26 HOME SWEET HOME! And then we return to

27 Got questions? * * * Got answers!


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