Celebrate the Season with us!

All are Welcome to attend

Big image

Celebrate the Seasons

Friday, Dec. 9th, 12-2pm

3195 Back Maitland Road

Lewistown, PA

We will be celebrating the seasons and engaging in Cultural Learning. Please bring a food item to the outing to share that emphasizes your cultural heritage. If you have other items that have a cultural significance, please bring them along as well.

Purpose of Outing: Social/Educational

  • Learn and understand differences in cultures
  • Identify cultural similarities amongst others
  • Celebrate the special time of the year with others
  • Engage in meaningful discussion with group of peers


11:45am to 12:00pm - Arrivals and Sign Ins

12:00pm to 12:30pm – Short discussion on Cultural Themes

12:30pm to 1:00pm - Sharing of Cultural Items and specialties

1:00pm to 2:00pm - Game time and socializing

2:00pm - Dismissal & Toys for Tots pick up for delivery.


PA Virtual will be working with the Toys for Tots program and collecting donations for the program. Each regional center will have a collection box and will host a final event on December 9th. Donations will be collected from November 9th thru December 9th.

You can send in a new toy to the regional centers if you wish to participate. The addresses for the facilities are:

Central Regional Office

909 Green Street, Suite 1

Harrisburg, PA 17102

West Regional Office
470 Mall Circle Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146

I will also be collecting any new toy donations at the December 9th outing and taking them immediately to the local drop off for Toys for Tots after the outing.

Things to Bring to Outing

Please try and bring the following:

  • Culturally specific item that identifies your cultural background
  • Food snack item, this could also be a cultural related item
  • Your favorite game to share with others
  • New Toy for Donation (if you wish to participate w/Toys for Tots)
  • Open minds and welcoming attitudes

I will bring along drinks and a snack as well. I am planning a craft item as well dealing with the cultural theme.

Reminder for all PA Virtual Events

1: In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products and balloons.

2: As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PAVCS event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.

3: For safety: All students need to be accompanied by a parent or learning coach. All students must wear shoes/sneakers for the entire school event and please refrain from bringing pets.

4: If there is a possibility of severe weather, please check Blackboard the day of the event in case the event is cancelled due to weather.

5: All PAVCS events are tobacco free.