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bulletPolish Horses, Pierogies and Prizes, Oh, My! Professor Pietrolonardo's International Studies Module on Eastern Europe. Field trip to Tempel Farm and Warsaw Inn. August 30, 2006. Depart IVCC 7:15 am.  See the PowerPoint Show of our Eastern Europe. Field trip to Tempel Farm and Warsaw Inn.


bullet Election of Officers  
IVCC Lobby
Monday, September 11, 2006 from 12:30 to 5 PM and on Tuesday, September 12, 2006, from 8:30 am to noon
bullet Meet our 2006-2007 WLO officers
bulletHispanic Heritage Month Activities
September 15 through October 15.
bullet Hispanic Heritage Trivia Game -
IVCC Lobby
Monday, September 18, 8:30 am to 12 noon &
Tuesday, September 19 from 12 noon to 3 pm and 5:30 to 8pm


bullet Hispanic Heritage Month activities continue, featuring:
bulletEl día de los muertos* activities in IVCC Lobby
Video about the holiday as it is celebrated in Mexico, plus
Día de los Muertos student activities including crafting <calaveras> -
clay skeletons and memorial poems to honor the memory of loved ones.
All members of the IVCC community are invited to join us in making clay <calavera> skeletons and writing memorial poems.

Students from IVCC Spanish classes will construct an ofrenda, or family altar, according to the Hispanic tradition.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006  From 12 noon to 3 pm and 6 to 8 pm,

Click here to see photos of these activities.


bullet<El día de los muertos> Calavera Activities: Calavera writing, crafts and a video about <El día de los muertos> as it is celebrated in Mexico, Wednesday, November 1 From 8:30 am to noon in IVCC Lobby

Click here to see photos of these activities.
bullet<Mix It Up at Lunch> Day, Tuesday, November 14, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. IVCC Cafeteria.

        Click here to see photos of these activities.

bulletHispanic Gifts for the Holidays -WLO Fundraiser at IVCC Arts & Crafts Fair, Thursday, November 16, 2006 from 12AM to 6PM, IVCC Lobby. [Set up 10AM-Noon/Break down 6-7 PM]



WLO HOLIDAY BAKE SALE, Thursday, December 7, 2006,
 8:00 AM to 12 noon, outside the cafeteria

January, 2007


WLO Board Meeting, Wednesday, January 17, 2007, 11 AM to 12 noon, Location TBA.  Monthly meeting of WLO officers; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.


 WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, January 24, 2007,   11 AM to 12 noon, Location TBA.  Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.


bulletFebruary 1     Petitions available for candidates to office. See Professor Pietrolonardo A316 or download candidate's packet here.



bulletMonday, April 2, 2007:  Poisson d'avril Fish Market and Bake Sale. Outside the Cafeteria, 8AM-1PM.
bullet Fish Market - Share in the French April Fool tradition of Poisson d'avril , learn what it means to sneak a fish onto a friend's back. With every Bakery purchase, receive your own catch of fish to "distribute".
bullet Bake Sale - Enjoy some wonderful francophile treats or try some gruesome sounding/looking [although delicious] April Fool treats. This will be a memorable bake sale. 8-)
bulletThursday, April 12, 2007: Complete Candidate's Petition Packet with Position Statement and 24 signatures of current IVCC students and return to Professor Pietrolonardo’s office A-316, by 4 pm on Thursday, April 12, 2007.
bulletTuesday, April 17, 2007:  WLO Spring Election of Officers to be conducted during World Language classes and in Professor Pietrolonardo's office A316 from 10:30 am through 4 pm.
bulletTuesday, April 24, 2007: Annual Meeting of World Language Association and Zeta of Illinois Chapter, Sigma Delta Mu - National Spanish Honor Society. Includes installation of 2007-2008 WLO Officers, Initiation of Honor Students to Sigma Delta Mu  and a Celebratory Luncheon. C316, 11 am to 1 pm.


bulletCinco de mayo Fiesta C-316, 11:30AM-3PM, Friday, May 4, 2007. Come join World Language Students for these events:
bullet    Re-enactment of the Battle of Puebla
bullet    Costume Contest [MUST include Chapeau/Sombrero/Hat]
bullet    Francohispanic Foods
bullet    Cucaracha Derby [No, they're NOT real!]
bulletSee the photos from Cinco de mayo 2007
bullet...and more to come...

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