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The PTA Update - Dec. 4, 2022

December 4, 2022


Upcoming PTA Events

Wed. Dec. 7, 09:00-10:00: PTA General Meeting

Join us for our next PTA General Meeting. We will provide a PTA update, committee updates on upcoming events including the International Festival and Talent Show, and volunteer opportunities. We hope to see you there for hot chocolate and a festive treat, and a chat. RSVP now

Thurs. Dec. 8, 09:00-10:30: International Festival Planning Committee

Join us for the next International Festival Planning Committee meeting at ABF. We will be discussing volunteer needs and the next steps.

Mon. Dec. 12, 09:00-11:30: MMN Holiday Party

The holidays are a special time for friends to gather together. The MMN team hopes you will come to our final gathering for 2022 at the Brasserie Buitenhuis. We will start with a delicious holiday breakfast and will end with a fun holiday gift exchange (for those interested in participating - no pressure). RSVP now


International Festival

LOGO CONTEST CLOSES DEC. 5 - We need your help creating the logo, showcasing the theme "Cultures and Colors." Logo ideas can be presented as a rough sketch in any picture format. Ideas should be submitted to

We are still accepting country team sign-ups. Countries confirmed to participate are Algeria, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mexico, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Venezuela. Is your country not listed? Interested in participating? For more information,

Performers sign-up is also open, reach out to

Volunteers are needed to plan classroom events, plan and oversee performances, sell tickets, oversee student volunteers, help day-of-the-event, and help with event setup and cleanup. If you can help, reach out to


School Events

Article Club

Join the ES Counselors on Tues., Dec. 6, 08:30-09:30 at the ECC Atrium to talk about chapter 5 "Empathic Children can Keep Their Cool" from UnSelfie by Michele Borba. You can print the chapter here. This article club is for all elementary school parents. For further questions please email


Community Events

Concert and Christmas Carols Sing-Along

Join the ASH Community Choir for a concert and Christmas carol sing-along at ASH on Wed., Dec. 14, at 18:30. The concert is free and open to the public, but scan the QR code to register your attendance.

Dickens Festival

The Dickens festival, Sat., Dec. 17, plays host to a cozy Christmas atmosphere in the village square. After a warm buffet, beautiful music can be enjoyed in the Dorpskerk by Excelsior and the ASH Community Choir. The audience can also sing along with various well-known Christmas songs. The cost is for adults (including food) €22, half price for children under 12. For more details.

Hand-Building with Clay Classes: Matching Mug Sets

Looking at the winter ahead and worrying about the best way to keep warm? Imagine drinking that delicious cocoa from a cup that you made yourself!

Join hand-building with clay classes where you will build a matching set of mugs, plus two matching ceramic spoons. Jan. 12, 19, 26, and Feb. 2 (Thursdays) from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (3 hours).

Click here to register or for more details. Contact Zareen at or +31 611 399 615 (mobile) with additional questions.

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