Presentation on theme: "Tonight’s AGENDA German Exchange 2014 ~ 2015 Welcome and Introductions! Student & Parent Responsibilities Important dates TRAVEL DATES Flight information."— Presentation transcript:
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!!!
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!
Student Responsibilities: MUST ATTEND German Exchange Club meetings: TUESDAYS Before we go…
MANDATORY for students After school German Exchange meetings Ends: Tuesday, June 16 th TUESDAY SEPT 9 TUESDAY SEPT 16 TUESDAY SEPT 23
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
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]
get your PASSPORT NOW! copy due by JUNE 13, 2014
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
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?
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.
Money in Germany NOT INCLUDED: Money for souvenirs Small treats along the way Consider how your child will have access to money; ATM info
PAYMENT PLAN $2, Divided into 3 payments: $ due _MAY 16 th $ due _MAY 30 th $ due _June 13 th
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 AMERICAN ROOM for studying, communicating, and sharing experiences.
1616 We’re off!
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 OVERNIGHT TRIP HAMBURG & MOLFSEE
1919 Holstentor zu LUEBECK
21 SWIMMING IN THE BALTIC SEA
22 BERLIN : old & new
2323 Fredrick the Great’s SANS SOUCI = “Without Worries”