Archive for October, 2012

Homecoming Banner

Connie Gu lead in the creation of our awesome winning banner!

Perler Beads

Slivkans had a nostalgic arts and crafts filled evening ironing colored beads into various designs (mostly pokemon).

Dance Marathon Flash Mob

Last year’s Dance Marathon participants demonstrated the ’30 hour dance’ at our house meeting yesterday to advertise registration for this year’s Dance Marathon. The main beneficiary this year is the Danny Did Foundation, supporting research and awareness of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Visit the NUDM website.

Highwood’s Pumpkin Festival

Slivkan’s helped set a world record for most pumpkins being carved at once.

Volunteering at Talking Farm

We headed over to the Talking Farm on Howard in Skokie to volunteer at their Fall Hullabaloo festival. We enjoyed seeing the farm, making hot cider, and sitting by the bonfire playing with kids.

Alex Fontana Fireside

Our assistant master, Alex Fontana, spoke about his dissertation, then regaled us with stories about life in Russia.